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Articles from the October 17, 2018 edition

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 By Don Ogle    News    October 17, 2018

'I am Jane Doe' Hits Audience Hard

When the lights came up, there was no applause. No chatter or bantering or laughter. Just a poinient silence as viewers absorbed what they had just seen. "I am Jane Doe," a story about the human traff...

 

Commissioners Approve Tax Levies

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved the property tax levies for tax districts in Cheyenne County. The valuation for 2018 decreased from $1,581,431,435 in 2017 to $1,475,380,488 for...

 

Fly-in Supports WNCC Aviation Club

Western Nebraska Community College students traded their textbooks and wrenches for spatulas and paper plates Saturday morning, serving pilots and the community a breakfast of sausage, pancakes,...

 

Cheyenne County Receives Dividend Check

LINCOLN – Cheyenne County has received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $16,494, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county's...

 

City Seeking Historical Board Members

The City of Sidney is seeking volunteers interested in preserving elements of the past with present architecture. The Historic Preservation Board is made up of seven members, each appointed for a three-year term. The appointment is made by the city...

 

Nebraska School Activities Association & U.S. Bank Name 2018-19 Believers & Achievers

LINCOLN – U.S. Bank® and the Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) are proud to announce the 201 8 - 201 9 Believers and Achievers. Believers & Achievers is a state - wide program...

 

Mary Ann "Peek" Mintken - Service Notice

Mary Ann “Peek” Mintken, age 91, longtime Dalton, NE resident passed away in Chadron, Sunday morning, October 14th. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, October 19th in the Parish of the Plains, Trinity Site in Dalton with Pastor...

 

Lisa L. Allen - Service Notice

Lisa L. Allen, age 55 of Oshkosh, NE and former Chappell resident, passed away in Oshkosh, October 13, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, October 18th in The Church Of Jesus Christ Of Latter-Day Saints in Sidney with Bishop...

 

Dorothy Marie Young Davis - Obituary

Dorothy M. Davis, age 96, longtime resident of Potter, NE passed away in Sidney, October 2, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, October 20th in the Prairie West Church in...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 17, 2018

Sidney Stops Chase County

It was Homecoming Weekend, and Sidney's Red Raider football team notched their second victory in a row by stopping a late challenge from the visiting Chase County Longhorns to hold on to the 14-to-12...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 17, 2018

Regional Volleyball Teams Expand Records

The Leyton Lady Warriors continued their winning ways after defeating Sedgwick County last Tuesday 3-to-1 by defeating the Paxton Lady Tigers on Friday at home 3-to-0. Leyton dominated from the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 17, 2018

Leyton/Banner County Falls to Paxton 66-12

With both teams having one win on the season by forfeit due to common opponent Wallace's lack of players, Leyton/Banner County and Paxton faced off on Friday night to battle for their first true win... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 17, 2018

Sidney Boys XC Runs Away with District Title

Sidney's Red Raider boys cross country team continued its winning streak by taking the C-4 District title by a wide margin against runner-up Holdrege with four Raider runners earning top 10 finishes....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 17, 2018

Peetz Bulldogs Defeat Prairie for Title

Creek Valley vs South Platte The Creek Valley Storm entered Friday's home contest against the South Platte Blue Knights riding a three game win streak, but were denied a fourth as the the visitors out...

 

Hunters Accepting the Challenge of Nebraska Upland Slam

LINCOLN – With prairie grouse season in full swing, many upland hunters have accepted the Nebraska Upland Slam challenge, harvesting sharp-tailed grouse and greater prairie-chickens on both public and private lands throughout the state. “The...

 

R. PEGGY NELSON - Death Notice

R. Peggy Nelson, age 91 of Gering, NE and former longtime Potter resident, passed away in Scottsbluff, Sunday evening, October 14, 2018. Funeral services are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC... Full story

 

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