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Articles from the August 11, 2021 edition

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How to Handle A Bully

The scene begins with me walking down the hall of Monroe High School, Fairbanks, Alaska. The time: my freshman year at school day’s end, around the end of the first quarter. As I leave the classroom...

 

15TH Street Railroad Crossing in Sterling Closure

The BNSF railroad crossing on 15th Street will be closed for maintenance on August 31 and September 1, 2021. The 13th Street railroad crossing is now open as an alternative route....

 

Dorys G. Fehringer

Dorys G. Fehringer, age 101, of Peetz, CO passed away peacefully with family by her side at Sidney Regional Medical Center on August 7, 2021. No public viewing or visitation is planned at this time....

 

Meeting Needs

“ What good is it, my brothers and sisters, if someone claims to have faith but has no deeds? Can such faith save them? Suppose a brother or a sister is without clothes and daily food. If one of...

 

Hackberry Fire Response Continues

Aug. 10 — The Nebraska Emergency Management Agency worked with multiple state agencies to provide support to local incident command on the Hackberry Wildfire which started due to lightning 20 miles...

 

99 And Counting

He just entered his 99th year walking this planet, with his focus on 100. Yet, for his age, he is an example of an active lifestyle to people much younger. Vince Havorka has probably forgotten more...

 

'Big Boy' No. 4014 Returns

Amid the afternoon sun and heat, a long baritone screech from the past made its way into Sidney. The Union Pacific “Big Boy 4014” whistled and chugged as it made its way into Sidney minutes ahead...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    August 11, 2021

Slavery Is Ongoing

Americans like to say we did away with slavery in the 1860s. This is false. Before I present some facts I suspect many readers are not aware of, I state unequivocally that slavery is evil,...

 

Straight Talk From Steve

The time has come to formally call for the resignations of every member of the Nebraska State Board of Education, including Education Commissioner, Matthew Blomstedt. Each of the members of the...

 

Raffle, Community Support, Sends Children to Summer Camp

Earlier this summer, the ladies of Brand New Items and Coffee Shop took on the project of raising funds to help children at The Ark attend summer camp. The project started with an estimate, based on the average number of children who attend the weekl...

 

Review Your Ira, 401(K) Beneficiaries

If you’ve had an IRA and a 401many years, you may occasionally ask yourself some questions: “Am I contributing enough?” “Am I still funding these accounts with the right mix of investments for my goals and risk tolerance?” But here’s one...

 

This is Our Time

In the Book of Esther in Chapter  Mordecai and Esther are sending messages back and forth talking about the fate of the Jewish people, and Mordecai make the statement, That maybe Esther is in the position she’s in “FOR SUCH A TIME AS THIS” So...

 

Ricketts Appoints New Directors to Wheat Board

Lincoln, NE— Governor Pete Ricketts recently appointed Kent Lorens from Stratton as director for District 4 and Jared Sayer from Cambridge as director for District 5 to the Nebraska Wheat Board (NWB).  Kent will be serving his second term as Distr...

 

Husker Researcher Part of Multi-University Effort to Improve Ag Decision Making

Lincoln — The use of “digital twins,” virtual copies of physical objects and operations, is gaining steam across a wide range of industries. Updated constantly with real-time data, these...

 

Olympic Standings

2020 Tokyo Olympics Top Ten Medal Count Final Results Country Gold Silver Bronze Overall USA 39 41 33 113 China 38 32 18 88 Japan 27 14 17 58 Gr. Britain 22 21 22 65 Russia OC 20 28 23 71 Australia 17 7 22 46 Netherlands 10 12 14 36 France 10 12 11...

 

Place Your Bids:

The 10th Annual Sidney American Legion Post 17 Baseball Fundraising Dinner and Auction concluded Saturday night with the Live Auction. Memorabilia, signed Jerseys and framed pictures from...

 

Chuckaboo Station Officially Open

Potter’s new coffee house, Chuckaboo Station, held a grand opening and ribbon cutting recently. Chuckaboo Station, owned by Drew Enevoldson and his Teran recently celebrated the opening of...

 

Gillis 'Gil' Glen Sebold

Gillis “Gil” Glen Sebold, age 91, of Sidney, NE peacefully passed away Monday, August 2, 2021 in the presence of his beloved family. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Monday,...

 

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