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Articles from the November 11, 2020 edition

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 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 11, 2020

Cowboys Run Past Coyotes, 42-8

The Potter-Dix Coyote Football team had their season end Friday night with a 42-to-8 loss against the Cody-Kilgore Cowboys at Combs Field in Potter. The Coyotes could not stop the lightning and...

 

Troy Matthew Perez

On Friday, November 6, 2020 at 3 a.m., 26-year-old Troy Matthew Perez, a lifetime Sidney resident, passed away at his father’s home after a three year battle with cancer. A Celebration of Life...

 

County, State Choose Trump

As of Saturday afternoon, the Associated Press announced former Vice-President Joe Biden had reached the 270 votes needed to clinch the presidency. The count as of 3:18 p.m. MST Saturday was 290...

 

Arterburn, Radcliffe Return to City Council

Voters returned Joe Arterburn and Burke Radcliffe to their seats on the Sidney City Council Tuesday. Voters faced three choices for two seats: Arterburn, Radcliffe and Loren Hoekema. Hoekema, the...

 

Flag for the Fallen

Some towns are small enough, quiet enough, that when two departments meet outside of a cafe, the occasion gets attention. Shades are opened, the cafe staff drop their towels and even the banker takes...

 

Warren Lyle Johnson

Warren L. Johnson, age 93, of Sidney, NE passed away on his birthday on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 in Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 A.M. Saturday, November 7, 2020 in the First United...

 

Joan Lorraine (Baker) Loghry

Joan Lorraine (Baker) Loghry, 80, of Sidney, passed away Thursday, October 29, 2020, at Sidney Extended Care, with family by her side. Joan was the oldest of five children of Gene and Fern...

 

COVID Cases Continue to Advance in Panhandle

The cumulative positivity rate for the western Panhandle has reached 15 percent, according to Panhandle Public Health District. Unified Command announced Thursday, Nov. 5, 338 more cases of COVID in t...

 

What Must Happen Now

Half the country is happy. Half is furious. And the days ahead are not likely to change that because if there’s one thing all Americans hate, it’s waiting. The media over the weekend declared Joe...

 

Questions Still Remain

Late last week, I sketched out my view on the presidential election. Even as the keyboard was getting warm, I had this feeling that President Trump had one more card up his sleeve. Maybe it would be...

 

Gaza Strip

Only Palestinians live inside the Gaza Strip, a skinny stretch of flat coastal plain on the eastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea, sandwiched between Egypt and Israel. Gaza is only 25 miles long,...

 

Protect Your Finances from 'Cyberthieves'

You’ve no doubt heard reports of personal data being stolen and used for financial fraud – anything from online shopping on your credit cards to actual theft from your financial accounts. This problem won’t go away anytime soon – but you can...

 

Be Obedient

Reading 1, Titus 3:1-7 1 Remind them to be obedient to the officials in authority; to be ready to do good at every opportunity; 2 not to go slandering other people but to be peaceable and gentle, and always polite to people of all kinds. 3 There was...

 

That Kind of Week

When I was a young girl and my dad didn’t like what we were doing he would say, “I’d rather slam my hand in a car door.” I think that happened this week. As we’ve all been awaiting the 2020...

 

Panhandle Perspective:

Drought conditions across much of Nebraska this summer, most severe in the west, have significantly reduced forage production from pasture and rangeland as well as hay ground and crop residue. Cow-calf producers will face a challenge in meeting the...

 

PILOT SYSTEM MONITORS TWEETS FOR DROUGHT EARLY WARNING

LINCOLN — Millions use Twitter to share their rapid-fire opinions, observations and connections to real-time events. And natural disasters are often major conversation starters. With that in mind, National Drought Mitigation Center assistant direct...

 

November is National Family Caregivers Month

“Caregiving Around the Clock” is the theme for this year’s National Family Caregivers Association, recognizing family caregivers.  The first NFC Month Presidential Proclamation was issued by the White House in 1997, and every president since...

 

It's Time to Review Your Medicare Coverage

Medicare’s annual Open Enrollment season is underway, and I want to encourage all people with Medicare to review their current health and prescription drug coverage. Under President Trump’s...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 11, 2020

Wildcats Outlast Bulldogs 46-27

Peetz’s Bulldog Football team lost their third game in a row of the shortened six game season, falling to the visiting North Park Wildcats 46-to-27 Friday night in Peetz. The Wildcats held a lead...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 11, 2020

Storm Falls Short Against Wolves, 55-38

Creek Valley’s Storm Football team ended their season with a 55-to-38 loss to the Arthur County Wolves in the quarterfinals of the D6 State Football Playoffs Friday afternoon. After defeating the...

 

Security First Bank Ranked State's Best Small Bank

SIDNEY — Security First Bank was recently ranked by Newsweek magazine as the Best Small Bank in Nebraska. This inaugural ranking focused on identifying financial institutions across the nation that best serve their customers’ needs in today’s...

 

A Vision of Nebraska's Veterans

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs creates a theme for Veterans Day each year.  For 2020, the theme is “Vision: Veterans in Focus.” It’s a reminder to remember the years of service and...

 

Straight Talk From Steve

Today (Wednesday) is Veterans Day. Our forefathers risked their lives in order to preserve our constitutional republic as well as the freedoms contained in our American Constitution. These principles...

 

Sen. Fischer Speaks on Justice Amy Comey Barrett

On Monday, Oct. 26, the Senate gave its consent to confirm Amy Comey Barrett as an Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. She is an excellent choice, and she will be a role model for young...

 

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