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Articles from the September 9, 2020 edition

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Surviving COVID

In the world of the cynic, “No good deed goes unpunished.” In the world of Karen and Bill Sydow of Sidney, serving a friend in need resulted in their own illnesses. The symptoms caused concern...

 

Panhandle Public Health District Prepares to Move to Next DHM Phase

LINCOLN – Panhandle Public Health District will be the fourth local health department to move to Phase 4 of the Directed Health Measures (DHMs). Phase 4 is the highest of the four phases with Phase 1 closing all dine-in services, gatherings...

 

Out of the Darkness Walk Sept. 20

Finances, insecurity, disappointment in life, traumatic events. Stressors vary with the person. The impact of suicide is far-reaching, According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention...

 

Celebrate Community with 'A Night Out In Gurley'

'A Night Out in Gurley' is scheduled for 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. The Gurley Firehall will open at 5 p.m. for participants to receive the map of the history walk. From there, check out...

 

TWAW Meets Sept. 19

TWAW Sterling Chapter will be meeting on September 19 at the Logan County Shooting Sports Complex on the pistol range.  Our normally scheduled time is from 9 am to 11 am.  We will be working on some shooting fundamentals along with some target...

 

Sidney Nazarene Church Hosting Movie 'Priceless' Sept. 20

On Freedom Sunday, Sept. 20, at 3:30, the Church of the Nazarene will be hosting the movie “Priceless” at the Fox Theatre.  Together as a church, we are called to join in the restorative and transformative work of God. That call is for us to...

 

Walter John Fischer

Walter John Fischer passed away in the early morning hours of August 30, 2020 at the age of 37. Details for a memorial service will be announced when available. Walter was born June 10, 1983 in...

 

Rayanna Marie Ingersol

On Thursday, August 20, 2020, Rayanna Ingersol, loving wife and mother, passed away at the age of 32. A celebration of life service will be held 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, at the Elk’s Lodge, 104...

 

Ricketts Orders Flags Flown at Half-staff

LINCOLN – Gov. Pete Ricketts ordered flags to fly at half-staff to honor the passing of Lincoln Police Department Investigator Mario Herrera. “Susanne and I were devastated to learn of the passing of Investigator Mario Herrera,” said Gov.... Full story

 

Financial Assistance Available for Landlord Relief to Address Losses Incurred by COVID-19

Financial Assistance Available for Landlord Relief to Address Losses Incurred by the COVID-19 Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has affected nearly everyone in Nebraska, with lay-offs, furloughs, school closings, and more. The Panhandle Area Development...

 

Where Did We Go Wrong?

The great American experiment set about answering whether free people could govern themselves or not. If things progress as I fear they will, the answer will be no. Why? Because, as our second...

 

Making Sense Out of Chaos

Several years ago, sometimes it feels like yesterday, my wife and I found ourselves in a script we didn’t write, we didn’t want and we couldn’t escape. In what seemed like a heartbeat of time,...

 

A Successful Session

The Nebraska Legislature’s “short session” went much longer than usual this year due to coronavirus.  While the session didn’t wrap up until August, it was worth the wait for Nebraskans....

 

Grandparents: Consider These Financial Moves

Each year, on the first Sunday after Labor Day, we observe National Grandparents Day. Although it’s not as widely recognized as Mother’s Day or Father’s Day, if you’re a grandparent, you probably want to do whatever you can to help your...

 

Facing Fear

Franklin Roosevelt said, “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself.” Someone else once said, “The opposite of faith isn’t doubt – the opposite of faith is fear.” It’s true – fear can limit us – defeat us – stop us cold ...

 

SPNRD August Board of Directors Meeting

On Tuesday, Aug. 11, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) hosted their monthly meeting at 5:00 p.m. at the South Platte NRD Conference Room (551 Parkland Drive, Sidney NE). Galen Wittrock, SPNRD Assistant...

 

Straight Talk from Steve

Just before noon on Thursday, August 27th, a fire was observed in northern Banner County near the Hubbard gap road. Due to extremely dry conditions, it expanded rapidly. The fire started on the Terry...

 

Time and Labor Day

On a calm summer day in 1823, in northwest South Dakota, a mountain man named Hugh Glass experienced absolute terror when he stumbled across a she-grizzly bear and her two cubs. He was alone. She...

 
 By mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Raiders Show Grit in 27-18 Win

Coming off a decisive defeat to the Bridgeport Bulldogs last week at their home opener, the Sidney Red Raider Football team needed a big win to right their season, and got one in the form of a...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Leyton Powers Past Kimball 3-1

Leyton's Lady Warrior Volleyball team traveled on Tuesday, Sept. 1 to square off against the Kimball Lady Longhorns, and took the match from the home team three sets to one. The Lady Warriors started...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Lady Radiers Take Two from North Platte, Ogallala

Sidney’s Lady Raider Volleyball team went into a triangular at North Platte on Thursday to face off against the Lady Bulldogs and the Ogallala Lady Indians, and the Sidney squad was looking to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Lady Storm Drops Two in Early Going

Creek Valley’s Lady Storm Volleyball team faced the speedy Minatare Lady Indians at Chappell on Tuesday Sept. 3, and struggled to find their rhythm in the first set, losing 25-to-16 to start the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Potter-Dix Tops Sioux County in 5 Sets

Potter-Dix’s Lady Coyote Volleyball team has started the year well, with strong net play and aggressive offense. The Lady Coyotes traveled to Sioux County for a Friday evening match-up against the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Sidney Cross Country Competes in Gering, Cozad

Sidney’s Red Raider Cross Country team earned a first week ranking in Class C of fourth for the boys, and sixth for the girls squad. The junior varsity runners competed at the Gering Invite on...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 9, 2020

Leyton Defense Dominates Kimball

Leyton’s Warrior Football team traveled from Dalton for a Friday early afternoon contest against the Kimball Longhorns. The Warriors defeated the Maywood / Hayes Center Wolves in a dominating perfor...

 

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