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Jail Costs Increasing

The cost of crime is increasing. Cheyenne County Sheriff Adam Frerichs reported in the Oct. 18 meeting of Cheyenne County Commissioners the Scottsbluff County Jail is increasing its rates. Cheyenne...

 

Table of Grace Seeking Supporters

In recent years, fall included the announcement of the Bell Pole and Lumber challenge grant in support of Table of Grace. In October 2020, Bell Pole and Lumber announced a challenge grant where the...

 

SHS Students Selected for Merit Scholarship

The Sidney Board of Education commended Sidney High School students Daniel Bashtovoi and Rishi Krisna as National Merit Scholar Semi-Finalists. The National Merit Scholarship Corporation (NMSC)...

 

History Tour

— Marva Elwanger leads the Leadership Cheyenne County class into the museum during a tour Oct. 21. Leadership Cheyenne County had its class in Sidney. The theme for the afternoon was history day....

 

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Lincoln – According to the National Cancer Institute, breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women (after lung cancer.) October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month, provides an ideal opportunity to promote healthy habits that can lessen the...

 

Creighton University Addresses Psychiatrist Shortage

OMAHA – Exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic, the demand for mental health services in America is increasing at a time when the workforce in this field is aging and declining. The result is a growing psychiatrist shortage that is becoming a threat...

 

EDITORIAL:

Behind every agency reaching out to those in need are the costs of meeting those needs. The buildings that house the dry goods and refrigerated products are kept cool by the cost of utilities paid each month. From basic clothes to essential food for...

 

Why The Push for Electric

If you’ve not yet heard, there’s a major push to rid the world of internal combustion engines by the year 2030. You read that right, get as many vehicles powered by fossil fuels off the road as...

 

Stop Being a Fan

On occasion I’ve watched parts of the Tour de France. It might have been moments of “what if,” but it was just as much curiosity. What does it take to not just race but speed through villages, v...

 

A Serious Political Discussion

After watching evening news commentators from both sides of the fence, I’ve concluded that few, if any of them really know what kind of national governmental system we have in this country. Far...

 

Protect Your Financial Information Online

If you’re an investor, you probably enjoy the convenience of managing your accounts online. But you’ll also want to make sure that you’re not making it convenient for hackers, “phishers” and others with bad intentions to gain the same...

 

Just Read It

The founder of Methodism, John Wesley, once said, “I want to know one thing, the way to heaven – how to land safe on that happy shore. God Himself has condescended to teach the way: for this very end He came from heaven. He has written it down...

 

Student Leaders Prepare for 94th National FFA Convention and Expo

INDIANAPOLIS — This week, FFA members and supporters from across the country will celebrate agricultural education and agriculture during the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo, Oct. 27-29. Nine Sidney High School FFA members and officers, their...

 

Supply Chain Crunch Affecting Agriculture - From Farm to Table

As shoppers adjust their holiday gift-buying strategies due to supply chain issues, they might want to think about retooling their holiday meals, too. Just as consumers are feeling the supply chain headaches, so too are farmers, food processors and...

 

Nebrasaka PSC Opens Complaint Against South Dakota Grain Dealer

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Public Service Commission (PSC) has filed a complaint requiring Banghart Properties LLC, a.k.a. Fearless Grain Marketing Storage & Arbitrage, a.k.a. Fearless Grain Marketing, a.k.a. Fearless Grain of Gettysburg, South...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Lady Raiders XC Wins State

Sidney’s Lady Raider Cross Country Team won their first State Championship in school history, securing the Class C Title on Friday in Kearney. The girls finished with 64 points, edging out Lincoln...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Potter Takes District Title

Potter-Dix's Coyote Football team finished out their regular season with an 80-to-16 rout over Creek Valley, earning their second straight D6-6 Title and undefeated regular season. The Coyotes'...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Raiders Fall to Mitchell, 21-18

Sidney’s Red Raider Football team lost their final game of the season, as a late rally by the visiting Mitchell Tigers could not be stopped, and Sidney fell by three points to end their season....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Storm Faces Battle In Subdistricts

It's been a wild year for the Lady Storm Volleyball team, starting the season with five straight losses, going through a few winning streaks, then another five match losing streak in October. But...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Leyton Looking For Upset In Subdistricts

Leyton's Lady Warrior Volleyball team goes into the D2-11 Subdistrict Tournament on Monday October 25 as winners of three of their last five matches, and the number three seed. Over the Past week,...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Tretter, Benish Compete At States For Leyton

Leyton juniors Gabriel Tretter and Axi Benish qualified for the NSAA Class D State Cross Country Meet, and competed on Friday in Kearney. Tretter finished in 28th place with a time of 18:13.6 and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Strong Week For Sidney Volleyball

The Lady Raider Volleyball team had an active week, starting with a road match against Gering on Tuesday October 19, and ending in tournament action over the weekend. Against Gering, the Lady Raiders...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Potter-Dix Ready for Subdistricts

On Saturday the Lady Coyotes traveled to Minatare for the MAC Tournament Saturday morning, and were knocked out in the first round after Leyton staged a comeback to steal a win from the Potter-Dix squ...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 27, 2021

Leyton Breezes Past Hyannis, 47-12

Leyton's Warrior Football team had little trouble defeating the visiting Hyannis Bulldogs in Dalton Thursday night, and advanced to the second round of the D2 playoffs with a 47-to-12 win. Leyton brok...

 

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