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Articles from the August 31, 2022 edition

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Fairboard Questioned after 'Dismal' Fair

The Cheyenne County Fairboard was blasted with questions and criticism after this year’s county fair and rodeo. The fairboard holds its meetings in a small office complex adjacent to the arena, exce...

 

Carolee Egging

Carolee Egging, 87, of Gurley passed away Friday afternoon, September 2, 2022 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center- Extended Care. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday,...

 

Cheyenne County Chamber Welcomes New President/CEO

The Cheyenne County Chamber Board recently announced Toshia Jones as the new President/CEO of the Chamber. Jones comes to Sidney from Northwest Missouri. She has lived in Sidney for about two years....

 

BNSF To Temporarity Close Part of Walking Trail

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Rail Road has asked the City of Sidney to block the Deadwood Trail multi-use trail at the point the railroad overpass crosses over the top of the walking trail. This is the BNSF overpass of trail, adjacent to Sidney...

 

Split Vote Changes Council Meeting Time

The Sidney City Council will be returning to a later meeting time. In a previous meeting, Mayor Roger Galllaway suggested changing the time from 6:15 p.m. to 7 p.m. He said the change was offered...

 

Forrest Hershberger/Sun-Telegraph

Potter, NE was host to off-road and enduro races in the mid 70s, now the next generation in this small community is bringing back this exciting style of racing with an event designed to provide an...

 

2022 Lodgepole Old Settlers Grand Marshals Gary and Georgia Addison

Gary was born and raised in Stuart, Nebraska in the north central sandhills. He graduated from Wayne State College and received graduate degrees from the University of Arizona in Tucson and Kearney...

 

Michael Jay Watson

Michael Jay Watson, age 73, of Sidney, passed away peacefully throughout the night at Poudre Valley Hospital in Fort Collins on Monday, August 22, 2022. Services are pending and will be announced...

 

Raymond A. Robinson

Raymond A. Robinson, age 78, of Sidney, went to be with his Lord on Monday, August 22, 2022, at 9:25 P.M. at his residence in Sidney, Nebraska, surrounded by loved ones. Service and Burial will be...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“For God honors a man according to his work, and makes man to find a reward according to his way.” Job 34:11; Psalm 62:12; Hebrews 11:6 Honor is a character trait found hidden in the hearts of...

 

Give 'em A Kick

We take computers for granted. We text, talk, do research and spend too much time sitting on our duffs in front of them. It wasn’t always like that. In 1966 a major change in the way newspapers are...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Opinion    August 31, 2022

Supporting Kids

I often say one of Nebraska’s most precious resources is our children. They represent the next generation of great entrepreneurs, family farmers, doctors, police officers – you name it – that...

 

Are You Properly Insured?

You probably won’t see it on your calendar, but September is Life Insurance Awareness Month. And it is indeed important to be aware of the importance of life insurance. Are you adequately insured? Many people aren’t. About 40% of Americans face s...

 

Curing the 'I' Problem

In Luke 12.16-19 there’s a total of 11 personal pronouns: I – I – My – I – I – My – I – My – My – I – My. Read for yourself: “Jesus told them this parable: The ground of a certain rich man produced a good crop. He thought to...

 

Westra New Director of Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center

John Westra has been selected as the new director of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Panhandle Research, Extension and Education Center in Scottsbluff. His appointment will take effect on...

 

What Do Regional Transmission Organizations Do?

LINCOLN. - The Nebraska Wind & Solar Conference recently held a virtual webinar titled, "What Do Regional Transmission Organizations Do?" with Casey Cathey, Director of System Planning at Southwest Power Pool. In this webinar, Casey spoke about the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Red Raiders Fall In Opener, 47-27

Sidney kicked off its 2022 football season Friday night, hosting the Holdrege Dusters at Weymouth Field. New Sidney Head Coach Ryan Smith had his squad prepared for the run-first Dusters led by...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Coyotes ROUT Indians, 85-6

Potter-Dix’s Coyote Football team opened its season on the road Friday afternoon and took the first step towards another D6 playoff berth with an overwhelming 85-to-6 victory over the Minatare...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Lady Raiders Open Strong With Two Wins

Sidney's Lady Raider Volleyball team looked strong this week as they opened their 2022 season with two big wins against visiting from Colorado. On Thursday, the Lady Raiders hosted Sterling for their...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Storm Falls In Opener, 78-0; Leyton Rolls Over Hemingford 49-10

Creek Valley's Storm 6-Man Football team had a rough start to the season, as they traveled to Harrison to face the Sioux County Warriors on Friday. The Storm were unable to get anything going on...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Lady Storm Struggle On The Road

Creek Valley's Lady Storm Volleyball team opened their season on the road with a triangular against Sutherland and Perkins County on Thursday, then traveled to Harrison on Friday to match up against...

 

Lady Raiders Host Sidney Invite

On Tuesday, August 23, the Lady Raider Golf team hosted the Sidney Invite at Hillside Golf Course. The area's best teams attended, and the girls from Scottsbluff took top honors with an overall score of 321. Ogallala came in second place with a...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Sidney Cross Country Opens At Panhandle Classic

Sidney's Cross Country teams traveled to Scottsbluff on Thursday to open their season at the Panhandle Classic. The boy's team finished second with 49 points and the girl's team finished third with...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    August 31, 2022

Lady Coyotes Strong Start to Season

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Volleyball team, coming off an 11-and-18 record last season, opened strong with three wins over the week. Potter-Dix started their season on Thursday with a triangular at...

 

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