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Articles from the November 10, 2021 edition

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Gifts That Keep Giving

Few things in life match the excitement of a child opening a colorfully-decorated gift box. The ribbons fly as the box is torn open in an exuberant curiosity. For some children, that event is rare....

 

Tammy Jean (Amen) Schneider

Tammy Jean (Amen) Schneider, 64, of Crook, passed away Saturday, November 6, 2021, in Crook. A memorial gathering will be held Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. at the Crook Community Center....

 

North Parking Lot Sidney Administration Building Closed

Starting Monday, November 15, the Sidney city administration building’s north parking lot will be closed to replace the driving lane. The driving lane to drop off your bill will be closed. All streets will be open around the City Office and the...

 

Life Behind the Uniform

Two women, both who have served, sitting quietly.  One more calm by appearance, the other with a touch of energy that is often perceived as confrontational.  The long-used, and often forgotten, clic...

 

Veterans History Project

Paul Roberts was a college student at Wayne State University in Wayne, Nebraska. When not in classes, he would return home to Albion, Nebraska to help with his dad’s plumbing business. He was also an athlete who could run. At the end of three...

 

PlainsWest CASA Adds Two Volunteers

Two more volunteers have joined the ranks of PlainsWest CASA. One of the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) is returning to the office in a different role and the second is a first-time...

 

Ruby L. Jung

Ruby L. Jung, age 88, of Potter, NE passed away on Friday, October 29, 2021 at SRMC in Sidney. Cremation has been held. Memorial services will be held in the Spring of 2022 at the Holy Trinity...

 

Incredible Overreach

Several weeks had passed since President Biden announced he’d be instituting a mandatory vaccine enforcement measure through the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health...

 

Guns and Ghosts

Sometimes I’m glad ghosts and ghouls aren’t as rampant aas television networks say they are. Quite honestly, if ghosts and other-worldly personalities could go in and out of dimensions that...

 

Straight Talk from Steve: Veterans Day

This week we honor and celebrate out veterans. These are the men and women who have put their very lives at risk in order to keep the rest of us safe, to protect our God-given liberties, and to...

 

Financial tips for new veterans

On Veterans Day, we honor the men and women who have served in our armed forces. If you’ve recently separated or retired from the military, or you will be leaving soon, you can be proud of the service you’ve provided to your country. But once...

 

The Logic of Love and Hate

Jesus began His ministry with a sermon about being a citizen of the kingdom of God and having the attribute of Divine love. “Ye have heard that it hath been said, ‘Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.’ But I say unto you, love...

 

Land and Range Judging Contest Held

On September 15th the Upper Niobrara White Natural Resources District (UNWNRD) hosted the 2021 Area 1 Range Judging contest in Alliance. Range Judging is a high school competition that challenges...

 

Panhandle Perspectives:

The Sandhills Rangeland Monitoring Cooperative (SRMC) is a rangeland monitoring project that seeks to link ranchers, scientists and the public in a network of knowledge exchange about rangeland health...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 10, 2021

Coyotes Pound Patriots, 70-34

Potter-Dix's Coyote Football team hosted the quarter-final round of the D6 playoffs Friday afternoon, and defeated the visiting Parkview Christian Patriots 70-to-34 to advance to the semi-final round...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 10, 2021

Shamrocks Pose Big Challenge To Coyotes

The Potter-Dix Coyotes are the number one ranked team in D6, and face the number 13 ranked Spalding Academy Shamrocks in the semi-final round of the NSAA D6 play offs on November 12 in Spalding. Due...

 

Locals Excel At Greeley Jiu-Jitsu Competitio

Several members of the Sidney Jiu-Jitsu Academy, under the tutelage of Derek Hill, traveled to Greeley, Co., on October 30 and competed at the Colorado Jiu Jitsu Club 10 Tournament. The event was for...

 

Sky-High Energy Prices

While President Biden was criss-crossing Europe, Americans have been watching inflation spiral out of control. The cost of electricity has surged to the highest level in decades, and it’s expected...

 

More Than a Lady

She’s a real lady and for as long as men have gone to the sea, they continue to fall in love with her. For quite a number of men she was their first love. She is built. I mean really built! Her...

 

Milton Hershey School, Part 2

Last time in these pages I began a review of a recent book, Invisible Child: Poverty, Survival and Hope in an American City.  Its author, Andrea Elliott, focused on a middle school girl named...

 

We Said We'd Never Forget: Will We?

On November 11, 1918, Ralph Lindsey wrote from his hospital bed in France “Armistice signed at 11 o’clock. Grand celebration all over France. War is at last over and I am still alive!” Later in...

 

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