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Articles from the September 29, 2022 edition

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Moving Forward

Sidney might have looked a little different Sept. 22-23, or at least there were some visitors offered a tour of what the community is, and what it could be. The tour of visitors was part of the...

 

'On Writing' and 'Why I Write'

In the year 2000, the horror fiction writer Stephen King came out with a different kind of book, a nonfiction book that he entitled, “On Writing: a Memoir of the Craft.” He begins with a series...

 

Residents Seek Answers in Joint Hearing

The Joint Public Hearing scheduled for the Cheyenne County Commissioners room was moved to the district court room Monday, and still had an overflow capacity. The meeting was held as a requirement of...

 

Celebrating a Landmark of Service

He's seen various parts of the world, but never fully left the Panhandle. Most of his adult life has been focused on serving people while wearing a uniform. He wears his uniform quietly, as identity...

 

Lodgepole Community Fund Makes Grant to Lodgepole Depot Museum

LODGEPOLE – The Lodgepole Community Fund (LCF) has granted $500 to the Lodgepole Depot Museum to help cover the cost of repair work and paint for the outside of the museum. The estimated project cost is $7,000 and none of the work will begin until...

 

Marlene Kay Weed (Christensen)

Marlene Kay Weed (Christensen), age 62, was born July 29, 1960 at the Kimball County Hospital in Kimball, Nebraska to Lloyd and Gwen Christensen. She lived in the Bushnell area and attended Bushnell H...

 

Evelyn J. Geu

Evelyn J. Geu, age 96, of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Friday, September 16, 2022. Funeral services will be on Friday, September 30, 2022 at 2:00 P.M. at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in...

 

A Cure for Depression

Even in the 1970’s some of the old gold rush style miners lived the life of a hermit and it was a risk to life and limb to explore the mountains in Northern Nevada. You never knew when you would...

 

Delta Dawn When That Light Comes On

“For he who sows to his flesh, will, of the flesh, reap corruption, but he who sows to his spirit will, of the Spirit, reap everlasting life.”  Galatians 6:8 “He who rules his spirit is...

 

Straight From Steve: Pink Postcards

All of the signs are indicating that the U.S. economy is entering into a long-term recession. Last Wednesday the Federal Reserve raised the key interest rate by three quarters of a point and raised...

 

State Board Candidates

As a retired educator and supervisor of student teachers in the western part of NE.  I have been in many public and private school classrooms and I’m very proud of the teachers and administrators who are educating our students. I have not...

 

Failure to Plan: Is It Planning to Fail?

Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” But as you chart your financial course, what steps should you take to help you keep moving forward to where you want to go? Consider these suggestions: • Establish...

 

Discovering Your Mission

Matthew 16:26: “What good will it be for a man if he gains the whole world, yet forfeits his soul?” Bill Haber was once one of the most powerful people in Hollywood. For 30 years, his life consisted of making and breaking the careers of movie sta...

 

Biden-Harris Administration Makes $500 Million Available to Increase American-Made Fertilizer Production

LINCOLN  – U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that Biden-Harris Administration is making $500 million in grants available to increase American-made fertilizer production to spur competition and combat price hikes...

 

UNL for Families: Reducing Food Waste

Reducing food waste can help individuals save approximately $370 per year. The average American family of four may be able to save close to $1,500 annually by preventing food waste. The USDA and the Environmental Protection Agency have a goal to cut...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Miscues Result in Raider Loss

Sidney’s Red Raider Football team lost their second game in a row Friday afternoon, falling to the C-1 number 6 ranked McCook Bison 38-to-13 at Weymouth Field. The loss moves Sidney to 2-and-3 on...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Lady Raiders Roll Through Challenging Week

Sidney’s Lady Raider Volleyball team had a very challenging week, with matches against Chase County, Mitchell and Gering during the week and tournament action on Saturday. The Lady Raiders came...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Blue Knights Best Storm, 70-20

Creek Valley's Storm Football team hosted South Platte Friday night, and were unable to secure their first win of the year, falling to the Blue Knights 70-to-20. Both teams entered the contest...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Lady Storm Falls To Medicine Valley, Kimball

Creek Valley's Lady Storm Volleyball team, after a three match win-streak to open September, has come up empty during the rest of the month. This trend continued on Thursday with 3-to-0 straight set loss to Medicine Valley, 25-to-20, 25-to-20 and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Potter-Dix Breezes Past Banner County

Potter-Dix's Coyote Football team continued their success Friday night at Combs Field with an impressive 92-to-12 dismantling of the Banner County Wildcats. Everything the Coyotes tried on offense worked, with the quarterbacks completing 8-of-10...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Lady Warriors Split For Week

Leyton's Lady Warrior Volleyball team had four matches over the past week, and earned a split, winning two and dropping two to move to 8-and-8 on the season. On Tuesday Sept. 20, the Lady Warriors traveled for a triangular with Garden County and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Leyton Drops Second Straight, 50-6

Leyton's Warrior Football team lost a heartbreaker last week to Anselmo-Merna, but offered little resistance to the South Loup Bobcats in Arnold on Friday. The Warrior running game was shut down and senior quarterback Damyn Russ was limited to just...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Lady Coyotes Continue Hot Streak

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Volleyball team continued their torrid start to the season over the last week, notching five more match wins while suffering their first loss of the season. The week moves Potter-Dix to 16-and-1 on the season. The week's...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Tanquary Takes Fourth At UNK High School Invite

Sidney's Cross Country teams traveled on Monday to Kearney for the UNK High School Invitational. The event attracts the very best teams from around the state, and Sidney junior Talissa Tanquary continued her excellent season with a fourth place...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 29, 2022

Sidney Golfers Take Second in Alliance Tournament

The Sidney Girls Golf team traveled to Alliance on Monday and perfect weather highlighted the outing, and the Lady Raiders took second place behind Scottsbluff with a score of 415. Sidney’s Aubree...

 

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