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Nebraska Resident Begins Peace Corps Service in the Gambia Peace Corps Seeks Hundreds More Applicants by October 1

CHICAGO– Emily Gill, 23, of Gurley, has been accepted into the Peace Corps in The Gambia and will depart on Oct. 7, 2019, to begin training as a Community Gardening and Agroforestry Facilitator...

 

See You at the Pole

Students gathered at the flagpole at Sidney High School last week for the "See You at the Pole" prayer event. The student-lead event invites students and adults to meet to pray for the nation,...

 

Business Luncheon Focuses on Networking

Developing your place in business needs networking and sharing resources. That is the message Western Nebraska Community College Sidney Campus Director Paula Abbot and others encouraged during a lunch...

 

Congratulations Sidney High School - U.S. Secretary of Education Announces 2019 National Blue Ribbon Schools

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos recently recognized 362 schools as National Blue Ribbon Schools for 2019. The recognition is based on a school's overall academic performance or progress in c...

 

Workshops Scheduled to Help Job Seekers

What was expected to be a long career abruptly ended, leaving you without an income, immediate prospects, maybe even an updated resume. Local agencies are coming together to help workers trying to stay in the workforce. Western Nebraska Community...

 

City Council Approves Funding Project

The Sidney City Council on a split vote passed a resolution allowing the City to apply for funds for the proposed downtown plaza and water park. Hope Feeney, president of the Cheyenne County Chamber...

 

Lyla Joan (Babb) Ernest - Obituary

Lyla Joan (Babb) Ernest, age 87, of Dalton, NE, passed away September 24, 2019. Her Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, September 27th at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Dalton with Father...

 

Gene L. Waite - Obituary

Gene L. Waite, 73, of Sidney, NE, passed away in the comfort of his home surrounded by his family on Friday, September 27, 2019. A celebration of life service will be held at 10:00 AM, Friday,...

 

Arlin Matthew Schilz - Obituary

Farmington, NM - Arlin Matthew Schilz, 91 passed away peacefully surrounded by family on September 4, 2019 at SJRMC in Farmington, NM.Arlin was born in Peetz, CO on July 15, 1928. He worked for...

 

Dean G. Kratz - Obituary

Dean G. Kratz, age 95, died at Josie Harper Hospice House in Omaha, NE, on Tuesday, July 30, 2019. Born June 26, 1924, in Sidney, NE, to parents, Golden and Clara Kratz, Dean excelled in school and at...

 
 By Carol Graybill    News    October 2, 2019

Sterling Concert Series Starts Oct. 13

The Sterling series will kick off Oct. 13 with the "Take Me Home" tribute to John Denver starring Jim Cury who looks and sounds like Denver.  You are sure to remember the wonderful hits that are so...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Sidney Volleyball Excels at Aurora

Sidney’s Lady Raider Volleyball team traveled to the Aurora Invite over the weekend, and faced a higher level of competition with great results. In three matches, the Sidney squad won two and lost... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Lady Coyotes Bite Hyannis 3-1

After splitting against Paxton and Wauneta Palisade last Tuesday, the Lady Coyotes faced the Hyannis Lady Longhorns in meet action on Friday. A tough 25-to-23 25-to-22 victory over Paxton was...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Potter-Dix Coyotes Fall to Hyannis 33-24

Potter-Dix's Coyote Football team was defeated 33-to-24 by the Hyannis Longhorns Friday night at Combs field in wet and unseasonably cold conditions. At kickoff, the sun had already completely set...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Raiders Drop Third Straight

Sidney's Red Raider Football team dropped its' third contest in a row, falling to the Chadron Cardinals 24-to-9 in a soggy slog of a game that had Sidney struggling for offense throughout the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Raiders Cross Country Team Tops Class C Rankings

Sidney’s Boy’s Cross Country varsity team is following up a state championship season by again topping the Nebraska Cross Country Coaches Association (NXCCA) Class C Coaches Poll, with strong...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Strong Showing From Lady Raiders Linksters

Sidney’s Lady Raider Golf team has had a solid September, with top five finishes as they work to close the gap between between the area’s leading teams, Gering and Scottsbluff. On September 12,...

 

North Elementary Celebrates 90th Birthday

Students are served cake in honor of North Elementary School's 90th birthday on Sept. 25. The celebration included students singing in the playground to parents and staff. The building as it is seen...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 2, 2019

Michelman Comments on Lady Coyote's Week

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote's Volleyball Head Coach Cory Michelman commented on the team's progress over the last week, saying, "The week of September 24th through October 1st was a busy one for the...

 

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