Articles from the August 17, 2023 edition

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 By Mike Motz    News    August 17, 2023

Public Hearing Ends In "Yes" Vote For 1200 Pole Creek Crossing Purchase

On Tuesday, August 8th, a special Sidney City Council session was held at the Sidney High School auditorium. The reason for the change of venue was the robust public interest over the sale of the... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    News    August 17, 2023

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer Visits Sidney

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) visited Sidney Friday and Saturday as she travels through Nebraska to meet with constituents during the August recess in Congress. Traditionally, U.S. Senators and... Full story

 

Local Resident Killed in Sunday Crash

SIDNEY - Shortly after 2:30 p.m., on Sunday, August 13, the Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO) was alerted to a motor vehicle accident with injury, approximately three miles north of Sidney, on Road 111. Per the CCSO accident report, a... Full story

 

August 19th is the next Saturday available to get to the Sidney Landfill

Hours will be from 8am until noon. Landfill charges will apply unless you have your free dump card. Free dump cards are good for residential customers only. Construction and demolition waste, commercial waste, tires and Freon containing appliances... Full story

 

Local children's centers celebrating 20th anniversary with festivities at Legion Park

The Kid's Korner Daycare and Learning Korner Preschool opened their doors to Sidney and its surrounding communities in August of 2003.  They have been offering infant care, a toddler program,... Full story

 

For third year in a row, SRMC's Long-Term Care Center receives 5-Star rating

Sidney Regional Medical Center's Long-Term Center  announced its designation as a 5-star facility for the third straight year on the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Care... Full story

 

Straight Talk From Steve: ES & S Machines

Are Nebraska's elections fair, accurate, and transparent? To answer this question, concerned citizens must consider how Nebraska counts its ballots in statewide elections. Nebraska uses ES&S vote coun... Full story

 

Some Gave All

Ordinarily country and western style music doesn't trip my trigger, but in 1992 Billy Ray Cyrus released the song "Some Gave All" that really struck a chord deep down in my soul. As a Navy veteran of... Full story

 
 By Bill Benson    Opinion    August 17, 2023

A Summer's Day

Popular song writers will, on occasion, dub into their lyrics references to summer. In 1970, Mungo Jerry sang, "In the summertime, when the weather is high, you can stretch right up and touch the... Full story

 

LETTER TO THE EDITOR:

Editor’s Note: We appreciate and encourage all Letters to the Editor. It is especially encouraging to receive them from readers outside of our community as it is representative of the faith that people still hold for community print media as a... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    August 17, 2023

Perspectives on the WTA /812 13th Avenue Swap

We interviewed three of the key players involved in the WTA/812 13th Avenue sale and purchase transaction to clarify some of the issues involved and to give citizens a clearer understanding of the... Full story

 

Backpack giveaway a huge success

SIDNEY - Wireless World on Glover Road in Sidney had another successful event with their free backpack giveaway. This was their biggest year yet as in addition to giving away the backpacks filled... Full story

 

Wayne Leroy Roberts

Wayne Leroy Roberts, born February 27, 1936, entered into rest on August 9, 2023. Wayne was the son of William and Martha (Crowley) Roberts and grew up in Dalton, Nebraska. After losing his father at... Full story

 

Jeanette Louise (Sterling) Thompson

Jeanette L. Thompson, age 70 of Lodgepole, NE, passed away in Lodgepole on Tuesday, August 8, 2023. It is with sadness that we send her to her savior. A Rosary Service will be held at 10:00 A.M. on... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    August 17, 2023

Hold Yer Hoses!

Saturday afternoon featured absolutely perfect weather for the annual Guns & Hoses Charity Softball game over at the softball fields next to Legion Park. A big crowd came out to root on their... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    August 17, 2023

Night of Hope Raise Awareness, Money for Fight Against Cancer

Friday, August 11 was a gorgeous evening, giving Sidney's annual Night of Hope Walk for Cancer absolutely perfect summer weather for the event, and a big crowd turned out for the festivities. Night... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 17, 2023

Co-Ed Softball Season Winding Down with Championship Game on August 15

The Cheyenne County Community Center's Co-Ed Softball League is winding down, and August 14th's slate of games helped determine August 15th's matchups for the championship game. Monday's action had... Full story

 

PVFD Golf Tournament Big Success at Prairie Pines

By Robert Hilpert, PVFD, special to the Sidney Sun-Telegraph The 2023 PVFD Firefighters Memorial Golf Tournament was held August 12, 2023 at the Prairie Pines Golf Course in Potter. This is a seven... Full story

 
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