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Nebraska keeps it simple in Red-White scrimmage

LINCOLN (AP) — Nebraska coach Bo Pelini calls the spring game a show for the fans. Thing is, Pelini doesn’t plan to show them much Saturday in the Red-White scrimmage. Quarterback Taylor Martinez... Full story


Elsewhere Briefs

Senator: NASA to lasso asteroid, bring it closer WASHINGTON (AP) — A top senator says President Barack Obama and NASA are planning for a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and park it near the moon. Then astronauts would explore it in...


FAA delays closing of airport control towers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The closings of control towers at 149 small airports, due to begin this weekend because of government-wide spending cuts, are being delayed until mid-June, federal regulators announced Friday. The Federal Aviation Administration...


School faces new questions in Colorado massacre

CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — New questions confronted the University of Colorado, Denver on Friday amid disclosures that a psychiatrist who treated theater shooting suspect James Holmes had warned campus police a month before the deadly assault that Ho...


Ware makes big, bad U of L people's choice

ATLANTA (AP) — Louisville already had the bigger names, the better team and some unfinished business after coming up short in last year’s Final Four. All Wichita State had was the cute-and-cuddly underdog angle. Now the Shockers don’t even...

 By John Roark    Sports    April 6, 2013

From the Sidelines

From the day I accepted my first newsroom position back in 1984, I realized there would be good times and bad. That said, this column blends the two, marking the final edition for yours truly at the Sun-Telegraph, as I have accepted the sports editor... Full story


Thursday's Mitchell Invitational results listed

MITCHELL INVITATIONAL RESULTS Sidney/Potter-Dix results Boys/Team standing Alliance 131, Gering 92, Sidney 91, Mitchell 53, Lingle-Ft. Laramie 44, Torrington 41, Potter-Dix 30, Chadron 18, Morrill...


Federal program helps man buy Columbus business

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gene Mohrmann had been looking for the right opportunity to retire for a few years. He was ready to leave Mohrmann Tool Inc. in the right hands, if he could only find those right hands first. Then, last March, Joe Eckert came...


The aftermath of Easter

In the Church of England and in the Anglican Church of Australia this Sunday, the Sunday after Easter is commonly referred to as Low Sunday mainly because it seems to be the Sunday that has amongst the lowest attendance for the year. Several reason...

 By Jim Hightower    Opinion    April 6, 2013

Wall Street hogs still running wild

Wall Street is a beast. And proud of it! In fact, a pair of animals are the stock market’s longtime symbols: One is a snorting bull, representing surging stock prices; the other is a bear, representing a down market devouring stock value. But I...


Lisana's Lines

Two of the events I covered this week involved the heroes of the local fire departments. On Thursday, I took pictures at the presentation of the Heroes Among Us award to the Dalton Volunteer Fire Department. On Friday, I attended the Fireman’s... Full story


Looking Back

These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 100 YEARS AGO April 5th, 1913 ‘The London Girls’ The London Girls Musical Company, which is...


Water Wise: A look at the municipal side of water conservation

Conserving water in homes and outdoor landscapes not only helps preserve this vital natural resource, but also has benefits that go beyond what some may realize. The Cities of Gering, Scottsbluff and...

 By Larry Nelson    News    April 6, 2013

Veteran's history project

Editor’s Note: This story is one of many American Veteran accounts published in the Sidney Sun-Telegraph. The writer, who is from Potter, is conducting the interviews as part of the Library of...

 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    April 6, 2013

Cheyenne County Art Guild show this weekend

The winner of Best of Show at the 42nd annual spring art show was titled “Balloons.” It was created by Ethan Nelson for the category of computer generated. “Balloons” was chosen by the art...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 6, 2013

Fitness program designed for older adults

Betsy Bown, not only instructs the Pilates classes at the Cheyenne County Community Center, she also teaches a SilverSneakers Fitness Program Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9-10 a.m. “The program is designed to increase strength, range of movement,...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 6, 2013

Get into 'Elite' physical shape

Looking for a complete, demanding and rewarding workout system to get you into “elite” physical shape? In 2006 trainer Lee Jacobsen teamed up with Sonja Ehlers to bring Sidney an Elite Fitness... Full story


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