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Articles from the August 28, 2019 edition

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Sidney Schools Awarded Grant

Sidney Public Schools is one of five districts in Nebraska to receive 2019-2020 Perkins reVISION initial grants. The grant is designed to assist local school districts in completing the reVISION...

 

Gurley Lays Out Welcome Mat 'Night Out in Gurley' Includes Historic Tour

On a gentle rise north of Sidney sits a grain elevator, several homes and a few businesses. The view is a little deceiving because of the landscape in the area. Also deceiving is the level of...

 

Fair Board Receives Budget News

The Cheyenne County Fair Board has a challenge in the 2019-2020 year — tightening the budget gap. The fair board met Monday evening. Among the agenda items, Cheyenne County Commissioner Randal...

 

Teammates Program Matches Adult With Youth

The high school and middle school years are challenging at best. They are a time of making the leap from childhood to the teenage years and then to young adulthood, and all of the stress and confusion...

 

Council Approves Annual Fees Review

The Sidney City Council reviewed the City's fee schedules during the Aug. 13 city council meeting. Finance Director David Scott said in the resolution that the council approved an ordinance in 2018...

 

Two Vehicle Accident

A 1995 Isuzu Rodeo and a 2008 Dodge 1500 pickup truck collided at Illinois Street and 17J Link at about 7:49 a.m. Aug. 21. According to the accident report, the accident occurred when the Isuzu...

 

City Announces Holiday Hours

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, September 2, in observance of Labor Day. All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The Solid Waste Department...

 

Lyle Elwood Sanders - Obituary

Lyle Elwood Sanders, 78, of Bridgeport, passed away peacefully surrounded by family, on August 23, 2019, after a long battle with pulmonary fibrosis. With joyful anticipation, he looked forward to...

 

Linda Joyce Knight - Obituary

Linda Joyce Knight of McGregor, IA passed away on Wednesday August 21, 2019 at Crossing Rivers Health in Prairie du Chien, WI. She was born July 21, 1947 in Sioux Falls, S.D. Her childhood was spent...

 

Chester Leroy (Bud) McCracken - Obituary

Chester Leroy (Bud) McCracken, Sr. was born September 25, 1941, to Della Mae (Hurley) and Melvin Leroy McCracken, in Sterling, CO. He had a sister, whose name was Iris June. She predeceased him in 200...

 

Raymond H. Ernest - Obituary

Raymond Henry Ernest, age 91, lifelong resident of Dalton, NE, passed away August 23, 2019. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, August 29th at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Dalton wit...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 28, 2019

Raiders Ready for Bridgeport

A new school year ushers in a new Football Season, and the Sidney Red Raiders are on a mission to return and advance deep into NSAA post-season play. Head Coach Chris Koozer starts his fifth year at...

 

Cross Country

The defending State Champion Red Raider Cross Country team held a scrimmage with the Middle School team on Thursday of last week at Deer Run Park, and the returning team leaders looked in top form...

 

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