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Articles from the September 16, 2020 edition

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'Stronger Together' Draws Shoppers

Downtown Sidney woke early Saturday as the "Stronger Together" program participants opened their doors to shoppers. The event is designed to encourage shoppers to see what Sidney's small businesses...

 

State Issues Smoke Advisory

Numerous large wildfires in the Western United States may affect the air quality in Nebraska. Nebraska continues to monitor smoke levels and wind directions and provides updates accordingly to the...

 

Constitution Week Starts Sept. 17

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do...

 

Airport Authority Approves Budget

The Sidney Airport Authority Board meet Sept. 10, approving its budget for the 2020-2021 fiscal year. The budget shows actual disbursements and transfers increasing from $335,485.51 for the 2018-2019...

 

CARES Funds City Bus

The Sidney City Council recently it can receive a new public transportation bus through the CARES Act. "As part of the CARES Act, we're eligible to apply for a bus," said Sidney City Manager David...

 

Village of Lodgepole Purchases School Building

Lodgepole – As of August 21, the Village of Lodgepole finalized the purchase of the Creek Valley Middle School building known to most as the Lodgepole High School, home the Panthers!! Class of 2004...

 

Darlene M. Thies

Darlene M. Thies, age 82, former long-time resident of Potter, passed away Tuesday, September 8, 2020 at Cherry County Hospital in Valentine, NE. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M.,...

 

Glenna Belle Niebaum

Glenna Belle Niebaum, age 96, long-time resident of Sidney, NE, passed away peacefully on Sunday, August 30, 2020 in Omaha. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel on Friday, September 25, 2020...

 

Lillace R. Brott

Lillace R. Brott, 80, of Chappell passed away peacefully Tuesday evening, September 8, 2020 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center- Extended Care. Funeral Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Se...

 

June M. Cashman

June M. Cashman was born April 26, 1925 and passed away Aug. 31, 2020. Our dear Aunt Junebug passed away early August 31st following a brief illness, surrounded by her family at home. She was a...

 

Send Netflix a Message

My household canceled our Netflix subscription months ago. We’d been grumbling for some time about the increase in programming that mocked our values and was either borderline pornographic or...

 

Counting Our Blessings

In even the best experience, high school has a way of making a student feel like he’s passing through a blender. Don’t get me wrong. High School can be a fun experience. It is a fun and learning...

 

Coincidences

Ian Fleming divided his 7th James Bond novel, Goldfinger, into three parts: “Happenstance,” “Coincidence,” and “Enemy Action.” Three times Bond intervened in Auric Goldfinger’s...

 

Open Enrollment Choices Can Have Big Financial Impact

It’s that time of year again, where, if you work for a medium-to-large employer, you’ve got some decisions to make because it’s open enrollment time. Of course, depending on your situation, you may have been working remotely for a while, but, e...

 

Peace in the Middle of Turmoil

I write this article on the Anniversary of the Destruction of the World Trade Center, Pentagon and the Plane Crash in a Pennsylvania field. The emotions that go through me even after 19 years are so very real, but my focus has changed from 19 years...

 

Cowboy Memory

There is something about my cowboy that I will never understand. The way our minds are hard-wired so differently truly amazes me. We have lived in the same house for over eleven years and very few...

 

Crisis Training for Ag Professionals

An upcoming online training for agricultural professionals will teach individuals how to recognize and respond to potential signs of crisis and suicidal behavior. Farming and ranching can be stressful in the best of times. Financial worries,...

 

Resources for Drought

Lincoln -- No matter where you live, drought is a part of life. Being prepared for drought before the next one develops can help reduce the severity of its damaging effects on everything from agricultural production to urban water supplies to...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 16, 2020

Raiders Out-Matched by Cozad, 47-0

Sidney’s Red Raider Football team righted themselves last week with a gritty 27-to-18 win over Chase County, but the visiting Cozad Haymakers showed their power with a convincing 47-to-0 rout over... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 16, 2020

Creek Valley Sinks Sioux County 62-42

Creek Valley’s Storm Football team improved their record to 2-and-1 with a convincing 62-to-24 win over the visiting Sioux County Warriors in Chappell Friday night. The Storm started hot, putting...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 16, 2020

Warriors Outlast Tigers 50-24

Leyton’s Warrior Football team hosted rival Bayard on Friday night, and a hard-hitting close contest turned into a convincing 50-to-24 win as the Warriors took control of the game in the second half...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 16, 2020

Volleyball Results

Leyton’s Lady Warriors 1-2 at Garden County Leyton’s Lady Warrior Volleyball team had an off day on Thursday as their scheduled opponent, Sedgwick County, could not play due to Colorado’s...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 16, 2020

Sidney XC Second at Chadron Invite

Sidney juniors Daniel Bashtovoi and Mitch Deer led the boys Cross Country team, while junior Lydia Peters and freshman Talissa Tanquary led the girls squad as both teams ended the day with a second...

 

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