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Articles from the October 3, 2014 edition

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Oktoberfest fun begins

The 2014 Oktoberfest Master of Ceremonies Chris Gabis – decked out in full German garb – introduces dignitaries at the opening ceremony Friday afternoon at the fairgrounds. The Oktoberfest events... Full story


Ex-Sidney man arrested in theft of fire truck

A former Sidney man faces theft charges after allegedly stealing a fire truck from the National Forest Service in Chadron. Aaron Timmons, 25, was charged with theft by unlawful taking, a class III felony. Timmons previously lived in Sidney, but had...


Portenier collects first place for his 'junky' airplane

Jay Portenier found a good way to turn his "junk" into cash this month. He won first place in the first "Junk to Jewels" contest, sponsored by Keep Sidney Beautiful and Darin's Auto/D&D Recycling....


Across The Fence: The Battle of Hungry Hill

On Oct. 31, 1855, the deadliest battle between the Rogue River Indians and the U.S. Army took place near the Oregon-California trail between Cow Creek and Wolf Creek among the Grave Creek Hills. The...


Woman jailed for trying to choke hubby

A Sidney woman is in custody for threatening to kill her husband and choking him during an argument on Wednesday. Diane Willis, 49, was charged with strangulation and terroristic threatening – both class IV felonies. She is being held on $10,000...


Court Briefs 10-03-14

The following people appeared in Deuel County Court on Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014, before the Honorable Randin Roland: Aaron Timmons, age 25 formerly of Sidney (now Missouri), appeared for presentment on a charge of theft. A class III Felony. He request... Full story


Community Calendar 10-03-14

Ongoing Ladies Chamber Farmers Market at Hickory Square every Saturday (through Oct. 11., excluding Oct. 4 for Oktoberfest) from 8 to 11 a.m. Any Vendors with produce or crafts are welcome! Contact Margaret Lienemann at 254-7343 for info. Fri. &... Full story


Good Old Days 10-03-14

Compiled By The Sidney Sun-Telegraph Staff These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50...


The gift of humor

Did you know that a bicycle can’t stand alone? It is two tired. Or did you hear about the guy who fell onto an upholstery machine? He’s now fully recovered. And then there’s my favorite saying: Time flies like an arrow; fruit flies like a banan...


Sidney 7th- and 8th-grade football both winners against Sterling

Sidney Middle School's Eli Ahrens fights off tacklers on his way to a touchdown for the seventh-grade team in the Red Raiders' 14-0 victory at Sterling (Colo.) on Thursday night. Skylar Heineman... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    October 3, 2014

Sidney goes into Grand Island to face Northwest

After getting back in the win column at home last week against Lexington, the Sidney High football team sqaures off against the Vikings of Northwest High School in Grand Island today at 6 p.m. MDT. Si...


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