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Articles from the August 17, 2022 edition

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A Century of Service

The Lutheran Church first made its presence known in eastern Cheyenne County in the late 1800s. St. John’s Lutheran Church occupied a site northwest of the Village of Lodgepole, On Aug. 21, the... Full story

 

School Board OKs Updated Meal Program

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 (Sidney) board of education approved an additional option to pay for school lunches. Families have the options of paying lunch accounts with cash, check or...

 

A Gift of Independence

She's one of those people who enjoys her job, has a smile that can change a day, and she recently learned, has a circle of friends who watch out for her. She also has had a desire to be more...

 

20-Plus Years of 'Night of Hope'

On Friday, Aug. 12, the Sidney community officially celebrated 20 years of the Night of Hope supporting cancer patients. Friday's celebration had a family sound, but each year has its own tears, its...

 

Lois Mae Hansen

May 1, 1939 – August 6, 2022 Lois Mae Hansen passed away peacefully Saturday morning, August 6, 2022 at The Gardens on Quail in Arvada, Colorado at the age of 83. Cremation was chosen and a...

 

Gary E. Talich

Gary E. Talich, 76, of Grant, passed away August 12, 2022, at his home. Gary was born in Sidney, NE, on June 25, 1946, to Lloyd and Geraldine (Cruise) Talich. He grew up on a farm north of Sidney and...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

The following words were written on the wall of an insane asylum: The love of God is greater far than tongue or pen can ever tell. It goes beyond the highest star and reaches to the lowest hell. The...

 

Straight Talk With Steve: Fair Time

These are now the dog days of summer and that means that it is also time to go to the fair. For the past three weeks fairs have been going on all throughout the nine counties which comprise...

 

Living In A Predicted Future

When I was much younger, I read a book about a future where the ratio of workers to available positions was so upside down, workers committed an hour per week, not the 40 hours that’s the standard...

 

What Should You Know About IRA Rollovers?

If you’ve been contributing to an IRA, you’ve chosen a great way to save and invest for retirement. All IRAs have potential tax benefits and a range of investment possibilities, but not all IRA providers offer the same features. So, if you decide...

 

Facing Trouble

Recently, I was surfing the Christian TV channels and couldn’t help but notice that all of the Pastors was preaching on the challenges of our world today. There is, indeed, a lot of troubles that a lot of people are trying to work through. We know... Full story

 

Gov. Ricketts Hosts Ag and Economic Development Summit

KEARNEY – Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts welcomed 365 leaders to Kearney’s Younes Conference Center for the “Governor’s Summit on Ag and Economic Development,” co-hosted by the Nebraska...

 

Terminating a Verbal Farmland Lease

By Jessica Groskopf, PHREC Extension Educator, Agricultural Economist; Dave Aiken, Professor and Agricultural Water Law Specialist ; Allan Vyhnalek, Extension Educator, Farm & Ranch Transition and Succession...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 17, 2022

Community Center Hires New Fitness Director

The Cheyenne County Community Center, known for being the recreational sports hub for Sidney and the surrounding area, has recently brought on Trevon Newmann to serve as the Community Center's...

 

Longhorn Football Back and Ready to Play

Last year, the Kimball Longhorn Football team had to forfeit all of their games due to lack of players. However, the team is back and ready for a full schedule of games for the 2022 season. Under the...

 

Bill Russell and Retirement

Three weeks ago, on July 31, 2022, the former Boston Celtics’ imposing center, Bill Russell, passed away, at age eighty-eight. Over thirteen seasons at Boston, from 1957 to 1969, he collected a...

 

City Council Continues Water Agreement

The Sidney City Council in its Aug. 9 meeting approved continuing the Joint East Sidney Watershed Authority (JESWA) with the South Platte Natural Resource District. City Manager David Scott said the...

 

Public Records

Sidney Police Department August 11 5:01 a.m., Medical Call. 5:41 a.m., Open Door/Window, 1100 block 16th Avenue. 7:12 a.m., Parking Complaint, Chase Blvd. 8:58 a.m., Injury Traffic Accident, 600 block Chase Blvd. 10:04 a.m., Code Violation, 1500... Full story

 

Coming Together to Grow Nebraska

Nebraska is experiencing terrific growth. We’ve seen big success creating jobs, cutting taxes, and attracting investment to our state. This week, I’m hosting Nebraska’s Ag and Economic Developme...

 

Free Caregiver Workshop

Do you take care of someone with memory loss and live in a rural area? Have recent months left you stressed and isolated? The University of California, San Francisco is offering a free online workshop to help rural caregivers. The project is funded...

 

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