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Articles from the October 30, 2019 edition

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Brauer Finalist for Nebraska School Counselor of the Year

In West Elementary School, there is a name that is known by teachers, staff and students. She is known for her heart, for her commitment to staff and students, and to the educational community. Carla...

 

History Explained

Larry Nelson, right, explains the meaning of the flag to Monro Stewart and Constantine Gordon. Stewart and Gordon are part of the Cool Kids program and recently took part in making a flag from...

 

Resident Seeks Tighter Speed Control

As the City of Sidney is reviewing, speed zones and traffic controls within the city limits, one resident approached the city council to post more traffic signs. Mindy Estrada, who lives with her...

 

Trunk or Treat Returns Halloween Night

Be prepared for a lot of trunks with treats in a small area. Sidney's annual Trunk or Treat will take place Thursday, Oct. 31, at Hickory Street Square. The event is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 6. As of Oct. 24, there were 47 “trunks” registered to...

 

City Manager Retiring

Sidney City Manager Ed Sadler recently announced his retirement. He will have completed about four years of service to the community when he leaves office in 2020. "This is a change for me," Sadler sa...

 

Operation Christmas Child Collecting Donations

There are homes where being blessed is to have your needs met. For a child to receive a Christmas gift in some of these places is extraordinary. Operation Christmas Child, a program through...

 

Diane Merritt - Death Notice

Diane Merritt, age 87 of Sidney, NE passed away Saturday, October 26, 2019 in San Luis Obispo, CA. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Diane’s care and...

 

Frank C. Gregg - Service Notice

Frank C. Gregg, age 94 of Sidney, NE passed away Sunday, October 27, 2019 in Sidney. Rosary Services will be held at 9:30 A.M., Monday, November 4th followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00. Both services will be in the St. Patrick’s...

 
 By Dan Carson    Opinion    October 30, 2019

What's Your Biggest Fear?

It's a chilly Halloween in western Nebraska and it may be hard to make out the true identities of masked ghouls and goblins, superheroes, cowboys and princesses knocking on our doors in necessary...

 

Addressing the Dash

I turned on the radio on my way to the office recently and found myself in the middle of a discussion. It was a familiar discussion. At least, the symbolism was familiar. It was familiar because it...

 

The Sorting Crash

It's a wonderful time of year. The "fall run" is on and cowboys all over the country are celebrating as they ship calves. Many ranches today precondition (vaccinate) the calves a few weeks before...

 

Chamber Welcomes New Fitness Studio

Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce ambassadors welcomes Amanda Bauer and Take Back Health & Fitness Studio to the Sidney Community. The center is located at 920 10th Ave., and is open 7 a.m. to...

 

NCTA Aggies Attend 92nd National FFA Convention

CURTIS – The Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture will participate at the 92nd National FFA Convention and Expo in Indianapolis. NCTA's assistant recruiter Casey Gathje will have an NCTA... Full story

 

SRMC's Vicki Stegeman Among Caring Kind Award Recipients

LA VISTA - The Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA) recognized 76 Nebraska member hospital employees on Oct. 18, 2019, by bestowing them with the organization's prestigious The Caring Kind award. For...

 

Sidney Judge Selected for Nebraska State Bar Foundation's 2019 Class of Fellows

Lincoln – Hon. Randin R. Roland of Sidney, Judge of the County Court, 12th Judicial District, is one of 30 Nebraska lawyers nominated, and then selected, for the 2019 Class of Fellows by the...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

Tigers Rally Past Raiders

Sidney's Red Raider Football team ended their season at home with a 26-to-13 loss against the visiting Mitchell Tigers in a game that had Sidney leading at halftime. The Raiders gave up a 20 yard...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

Lady Raiders Roll Into Sub-District

Sidney’s Lady Raider Volleyball team continued to win heading into the B-8 Subdistrict Tournament in Sidney scheduled to start Tuesday Oct. 29. On Tuesday Oct. 22, the Lady Raiders traveled north...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

Creek Valley Tops Minatare 62-26

As the sun set and the warm day turned chilly, the Creek Valley Storm Football team first honored their families on Parent's night, then took care of business to end their regular season with an...

 

'Wise' Season for Kimball High School Girls Golf

It certainly was a "Wise" season for the Kimball High girls golf team and it mostly centered around sophomore Payton Wise, who once again ended her season with a state appearance – and a state...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

D2-12 Subdistrict Volleyball Off to Exciting Start

It was cold outside but hot in the Cabela's Athletic Center as the D2-12 Subdistrict Volleyball Tournament started on Monday night. The first game was the "play-in" game to determine who would face...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

WarCats End Season With Win

Sophomore quarterback Scout Gamble passed for two touchdowns and sophomore Kole Bush ran for three touchdowns as the Leyton/Banner County WarCats 8-Man football team finished their season on a...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

Potter-Dix Falls to Arthur County 62-22

The Potter-Dix Coyotes finished their season with a loss at home against the Arthur County Wolves, 62-to-22 Friday night. The Wolves had too much offense and their defense was able to contain...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 30, 2019

Raiders Cross Country Captures Third at State

Sidney’s Red Raider Boy’s Cross Country team traveled to Kearney for the NSAA Class C State Championships on Friday, and at the end of the day placed third as a team, behind first place Aurora...

 

Are You Busy?

Busy! Busy! Busy! That describes the lifestyle of so many people. We’re busy at work – busy at school – busy at church – busy in the community. And soon we will be busy with all of the holiday events of Thanksgiving and Christmas. Too often...

 

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