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Articles from the April 9, 2013 edition

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Rutgers to look deeper at problems with coach

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — Rutgers University is pledging to get to the bottom of how a basketball coach who kicked and shoved players and used gay slurs as he yelled at them was allowed to stay on the job — and to make sure the same thing isn’t happe...


Cardinal fans revel in Louisville NCAA victory

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Fans poured into the streets to celebrate the Cardinals’ NCAA championship win over Michigan, throwing all-night parties that at one point became so raucous police in riot gear used pepper spray to break them up....


Louisville beats Michigan 82-76 for NCAA title

ATLANTA (AP) — Rick Pitino held court in a tunnel beneath the Georgia Dome, going on and on about the grittiest bunch of guys he’s ever coached. One of them sat in the corner of the locker room,... Full story


Knowledge for Life – UNL Extension: 4-H offers learning opportunitities for everyone

I have believed in the power and potential of youth my whole life. This past fall, I was given the chance to offer learning opportunities for youth and volunteers in Cheyenne County as an extension educator with the University of Nebraska ...

 By Mark Watson    Community    April 9, 2013

No-till Notes: 'Irrigated no-till economics'

No-till crop production has proven to be the best production system for conserving moisture. Leaving the previous crop’s residues on the soil surface and attached has improved water infiltration into the soil and reduced soil moisture evaporation....

 By Dave Faries    Opinion    April 9, 2013

From the Editor

Kim Jong Un is no fool. Yeah, he looks foolish to the modernized world, strolling with a Napoleonic hand thrust inside his coat or posing at the controls of a Pong-era computer—although, to be honest, I’m pretty much in the same situation when... Full story

 By Mike Johanns    Opinion    April 9, 2013

Ending the tax on a lifetime of success

Summer after hot, dusty summer, many of our parents and grandparents worked in the fields, raising their crops. Winter after icy winter, they braved frigid corrals, helping to grow their herds. They often worked the same ground for decades—first...


Margaret Thatcher, Iron Lady, dead at 87

LONDON (AP) — Love her or loathe her, one thing’s beyond dispute: Margaret Thatcher transformed Britain. The Iron Lady, who ruled for 11 remarkable years, imposed her will on a fractious, rundown nation — breaking the unions, triumphing in a...


June wedding planned

Shawna George and Joshua Rowley have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Bill and Brenda George and Dale and Rhonda Meick of Sidney. She is a graduate of Chadron State...

 By Lisana Eckenrode    News    April 9, 2013

Attendees mark Sgt. Jacobs' 93rd birthday on Monday

The July 20, 1944 edition of the Sidney Sun Telegraph reported that Sgt. Alfred P. “Jake” Jacobs of the 2nd Battalion Marine Regiment Unit D26 was killed in action in the Pacific theater of war....

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 9, 2013

Weekend of Ag events successful

Agriculture events held in Sidney last Friday were a success according to officials of both groups and members of the Ag. community really came together in support of their combined cause. One event...

 By Associated Press    News    April 9, 2013

Spring storm delivering snow, winds, drizzle

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — A large spring snowstorm delivering everything from heavy snow and high winds to freezing rain and possible tornadoes was causing travel problems from Wyoming to Chicago on...

 By Hannah Van Ree    News    April 9, 2013

Girl Scouts attend work day

Girl Scout Brownie Troop 10048 from Chappell did their part to help clean up Sidney’s Living Memorial Gardens this Saturday as part of the annual Living Memorial Gardens Workday. President of the Li... Full story


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