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Ride for the Fallen

Saturday evening, a rumble of motorcycles entered Sidney. The bikers entered the county from the west, carrying with them a torch, a flame in honor of fallen soldiers. Their overnight stay was at the...

 

George Henry Hart

George Henry Hart, age 85, of Sidney, passed away peacefully at his home on Friday, July 22, 2022, in Sidney, NE. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday, July 27, 2022 at the Church of...

 

Discussing Area's Creative Potential

When talking about economic growth, the big three are frequently jobs, housing and quality of life. The Sidney community is in the early stages of a process that could promote quality of life, and...

 

1/2 Cent Sales Tax To Be Decided by Voters

Sidney voters will get to decide in November whether to continue a ½ cent sales tax, a “Local Option Sales Tax Proposal.” The Sidney City Council held a public hearing July 12 prior to approving...

 

Patrick E. Kershaw

Patrick E. Kershaw, age 64, of Sidney, NE passed away at his home with his family present on Monday, July 11, 2022. Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M. Friday, July 15, 2022, at the Holy Trinity...

 

William R. Howe

William R. Howe, age 91, of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Saturday, July 9, 2022. A private family service with full Military Honors will be held at a later date. Friends may stop at Gehrig-Stit...

 

Our View

On July 13, a public meeting was held on a proposed Creative District in downtown Sidney. The discussions included, why are people moving to Sidney, what can be done to promote more curiosity of downtown, add more growth, and bridging the gap...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

Seeking the Kingdom as in Matthew 6:33, teaches that Father God gives and we receive according to our faith (believing that what He says, He will do). “Come, now, let us reason together, says the...

 

Pestilence

On June 26, 1284, officials in a German town called Hamelin hired a musician to rid the town of its rats. The “rat-catcher’s magical flute” hypnotized the rats that followed the piper out of...

 

Strengthen Your 'Three-Legged Stool' for Retirement

For many years, Americans provided for their retirement needs through three sources: employer-sponsored pension plans, Social Security income, and savings and investments accumulated through employer plans or individual accounts – the so-called ...

 

Created to be Related

I believe we were created to be related. How do I know? Because God said in the beginning, “It is not good for humans to be alone.” (Gen. 2:18) God intended for us to live in groups or community. We were brought into existence for relationships...

 

Husker Harvest Days Gears Up to Bring Producers, Exhibitors Together

St. Charles, Ill. – July 13, 2022 – The time has come for the world’s largest totally irrigated working farm show to open its gates. Husker Harvest Days is an opportunity for producers to meet face-to-face with agriculture’s industry leaders...

 

New Popcorn Promotes Growth of Beneficial Bacteria

Lincoln — Each of us walks around with trillions of microbes living in our gut. In past decades, scientists have started to understand how the properties of our personal microbiome impact our...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 20, 2022

Juniors Fall Short of Championship Round

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Junior baseball team hosted the Class B Area 7 Junior baseball tournament over the weekend of July 8-12, and had some success, but fell in the qualifying game to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 20, 2022

Sidney 12U Wins Championship--

Sidney’s 12U’s captured the 2022 Nebraska Cal Ripken State Championship this past weekend in Gering with a dramatic come from behind 9-7 win over Alliance. Trailing 7-2, Sidney scored four runs...

 

Local Stingray Swimmers Earn Medals

The Shoemaker girls traveled east for the Cornhusker State Games in Fremont, and came away with medals to add to their trophy collections. Jayden Shoemaker earned five medals, including Gold in the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    July 20, 2022

Legion Seniors Lose Early Lead, Fall 10-2

Sidney's American Legion Post 27 Senior baseball team hosted the Chadron FNBO Nationals senior team on Thursday, and after taking an early lead, were unable to hold back the Chadron offense that...

 

Collecting All the Pieces

I wonder if there’s been many studies on the psyche of society overall? We, collectively, want freedom, but only if approved policies favor our perspective of life. Person X expects to have the free...

 
 By Steve Erdman    Opinion    July 20, 2022

Straight Talk From Steve:

On July 9th delegates from across the state gathered in Kearney, Nebraska for a convention of the State Republican Party. While I did not attend this year’s convention, I was not saddened by the...

 

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