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Articles from the October 6, 2021 edition

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Park Project Gains Ground

The Sidney City Council okayed a path in the Sept. 28 council meeting for the Sidney Park Project to apply for more grants. The council was presented with a resolution requesting approval of a letter...

 

Michael (Mike) Waltman

Michael (Mike) Waltman, 62, of Oshkosh passed away late Tuesday night, October 5, 2021, surrounded by his family at the Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. Memorial services will be held at 1...

 

13th Avenue City Hall Entrance Closed

ATTENTION: The City of Sidney office door on 13th Street is closed due to the road construction. Access to the City office and the drive-thru window is open off of King Street. Please pay attention to the detour signs. Thank you for being patient...

 

Multiplying Investments

The Sidney City Council reviewed a proposal to possibly increase funds earmarked for trails improvements. The City has about $700,000 in taxes collected by Cabala's for the purpose of trail projects...

 

North Stars Open the House

North Elementary School was a hive of activity recently when staff and students welcomed the public, specifically family and parents, to visit their learning environment. North Elementary hosted “A...

 

Richard R. Heckman

Richard “Dick” R. Heckman, age 71, of Sidney, NE passed away Monday, September 20, 2021 in Sidney. Graveside services will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021 at Greenwood Cemetery...

 

Robert E. Dailey

Robert E. Dailey, age 82, of Sidney, NE passed away Saturday, September 25, 2021 in Sidney. A private family service will be held. Cremation has been held. Friends may stop at the Gehrig-Stitt Chapel...

 

Dean R. Hyde

Dean R. Hyde, 71, formerly of Sidney, resident of Denver, CO passed away September 16, 2021. Dean was born November 27, 1949. He joins his beloved parents, Harold and Thelma, sister, Barbara and...

 

Jon L. Van Cleave

Jon L. Van Cleave, 83, died on September 28, 2021 while living in Naples, Florida with his wife of 30 years, Mary B. Van Cleave. They previously resided in Newport News and Hayes, Virginia. Jon was bo...

 

Eve of Destruction

During the 1960’s Barry McGuire sang a rather bleak soul-shaking song called the Eve of Destruction. In it he lists various reasons why he believed the world was on the brink of destruction. Among...

 

Straight Talk from Steve

The special session of the Nebraska Legislature for redistricting has now ended. The last three weeks of September have been filled with the most intense negotiations I have ever been a part of....

 

Congress - Don't give the IRS access to consumers' bank accounts

Credit unions and banks across the country are jointly opposed to an item being considered as part of the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. The bill may include a provision requiring credit unions and banks report to the IRS the account...

 

What does retirement security mean to you?

October is National Retirement Security Month. But what does retirement security mean to you? And how can you work toward achieving it? Here are some suggestions: • Build your resources. While you’re working, save in tax-advantaged accounts such...

 

The Universality of the Lord's Prayer

The most popular prayer that human societies have ever uttered during the past twenty centuries is undoubtedly the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples, ‘Our Father’, which is otherwise called ‘The Lord’s Prayer’. Anyone going to the...

 

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES:

Can winter field peas, planted in September and harvested the middle of the following summer (like winter wheat), work as part of the dryland cropping rotations in the Nebraska Panhandle? The question is being studied by the alternative crops...

 

Nebraska Farm Bureau Urges State's Congressional Delegation To Support Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

LINCOLN – Nebraska Farm Bureau is asking Nebraska’s three House members to support the Senate passed version of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act when it comes to the House floor for a vote. “Whether it’s good roads to move crops and...

 
 By Dan Carlson    Opinion    October 6, 2021

Understanding the Shortages?

Perhaps you, like me, have gone shopping for a specific product recently, only to learn the store was out of stock with no indication as to when replenishment would take place. This is becoming...

 

CDC, FDA Authorize Pfizer-BioNTech Booster

Lincoln – On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a recommendation for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in populations who are at highest risk for COVID-19. The CDC...

 

Public Records

September 24 3:24 am, Abandoned Vehicle, Loves Truck Stop, Chase Blvd. 12:25 am, Medical Call, Charlotte DR. 2:36 pm, Suspicious Activity, 20th Ave. & Dodge St. 3:48 pm, Disturbance, Loves Truck Stop, Chase Blvd. 5:21 pm, Medical Call, E Illinois...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 6, 2021

Big Week for Lady Raiders

Sidney’s Lady Raider Volleyball team had struggled in the early part of the season before they found their footing and started to win matches. But winning six out of seven matches over the last...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 6, 2021

Cardinals Overpower Raiders 35-6

Sidney’s Red Raider Football team traveled Friday to Chadron to match up against the high-powered offense of the unbeaten Cardinals, and quickly fell behind on their way to a 35-to-6 defeat, their...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 6, 2021

Tough Week for Lady Coyotes

After two straight wins on Saturday, September 25, the Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Volleyball team followed up with three straight losses on the road to drop their season record to 6-and-12. On Tuesday,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 6, 2021

P-D Coyotes Shred Blue Knights, 70-6

The number 2 ranked D-6 Potter-Dix Coyotes remain unbeaten as they had no trouble defeating the visiting South Platte Blue Knights 70-to-6 on Homecoming Night in Potter on Friday. The winless Blue...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 6, 2021

Bulldogs Fall to Wildcats, 69-to-19

Peetz's Bulldog Football team traveled to North Park for a Saturday afternoon matchup against the Wildcats, and were unable to recover from a slow start and fell by a final score of 69-to-19. The...

 

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