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Articles from the March 1, 2013 edition

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 By John Roark    Sports    March 1, 2013

LHS Warriors’ display of heart shines through

It was a time to grip the short bottoms. The uniforms were drenched. The legs were getting heavy from playing a two hour-plus game. And everything showing on the Sutherland gymnasium scoreboard was... Full story

 

Obama says he can’t ‘Jedi mind meld’ a budget deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A combative President Barack Obama blamed Republican lawmakers Friday for failing to stop automatic spending cuts from beginning to kick in late in the day, arguing he can’t perform a “Jedi mind meld” to get Republicans to...

 

Florida man swallowed by sinkhole under bedroom

SEFFNER, Fla. (AP) — A huge sinkhole opened up under a man’s bedroom and swallowed him as he screamed for help. He was missing Friday and feared dead. Officials lowered equipment into the sinkhole but didn’t see any sign of life. Jeremy Bush,...

 

Education Briefs

CSC announces President’s, Dean’s lists Chadron State College has announced the names of 623 students who qualified for the institution’s fall 2012 academic honors lists. The President’s list, which requires all A’s, consists of 239 names....

 

DuPont Pioneer Grant goes to Seedlings of the Future Program

DALTON – The Leyton Public Schools Foundation is pleased to announce they are the recipients of a $5,000 DuPont Pioneer Grant toward its “Seedlings of the Future” scholarship Program. “In...

 

The politics of sequestration

Inside the Beltway, everybody’s talking about sequestration — and not only about whether it will happen (various supposed “high-level” sources say they are not optimistic that it will be avoided) and what it will mean, but also — it being t...

 
 By Tina Mines    Opinion    March 1, 2013

It's Mines

When I accepted the assignment of writing a column I had no idea it would become as important to me as it has, because when I began this column I told myself I would not make this a frivolous blurb about nothingness. Though I have to admit I have...

 

Girl Scouts ‘Give to Girls’ Campaign, March 12

OMAHA – Girl Scouts of the USA, the premiere leadership program for girls, will be celebrating its 101st anniversary on March 12, 2013. Girl Scouts Spirit of Nebraska, the statewide Girl Scout council, is asking everyone in Nebraska to support...

 

Sidney in third year of refrigerator recycling program

The City of Sidney, in partnership with its wholesale electric power supplier, the Municipal Energy Agency of Nebraska (MEAN), is in its third year of its ENERGYsmart Refrigerator Recycling Program. The program, partially funded by the Nebraska Depar...

 
 By Shelby Friesz    News    March 1, 2013

Special committee could discuss state aid

LINCOLN – A special committee to analyze state aid to education could be formed if a bill heard in the Education Committee of the Nebraska Legislature is passed. Sen. Ken Haar of Malcolm presented the bill (LB323) Tuesday that would create a group...

 
 By Ashley Houtwed    News    March 1, 2013

Make smart, informed dietary choices

Today is March 1. To most people it’s just the beginning of the month, just another day. But to dietitians and other health related individuals it’s the start of National Nutrition Month, a month dedicated to educating others on nutrition and...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 1, 2013

Castner’s, Lecher’s efforts will bring a new flagpole

Sidney Middle School National Junior Honor Society President Will Castner, in a combined effort with Sidney Middle School Student Council President Annalise Lecher, has done all the research needed...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 1, 2013

Rohms celebrate purchase of Coffee Corner

New owners and operators of the Coffee Corner and the Book Corner, Cindy and Jason Rohm, celebrated their new ownership by a ribbon cutting ceremony Thursday morning with the Cheyenne County Chamber...

 
 By Hannah Van Ree    News    March 1, 2013

Aikens named to interim police chief’s job

Joe Aikens, Sidney Assistant Police Chief, has been chosen to serve as Interim Police Chief for the Sidney Police Department and will begin his new position tomorrow, according to a press release... Full story

 

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