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Articles from the November 21, 2018 edition

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WNCC Celebrates Veterans

Military service is one of the highest callings in humanity. It requires a person to accept assignments they don't always have control over, with the possibility of a soldier giving the ultimate... Full story

 

Haley Thanks Extends Far Beyond Immediate Family

When it comes to counting blessings this Thanksgiving, the Haley family of Dalton feels they have plenty. Since a football injury resulted in the loss of a leg for one family member, the Haley's have...

 

Manufacturers Meet to Address Needs: Employees

Manufacturing companies are in business to produce a product that can be sold to the public. Making that product requires skilled and available employees. The dilemma is when the companies cannot...

 

City Holiday Schedule

The City of Sidney will be closed on Thursday, November 22 and Friday, November 23, in observance of Thanksgiving. All city departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be...

 

Lamplight Tours Begin Friday

Take a peek at the past with a visit to the Fort Sidney Museum and lamplight tour of the Post Commander's Home in Sidney 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23. Visitors will see the decorated rooms from...

 

Erdman to Host Town Hall Meeting

Nebraska Senator Steve Erdman, who serves the state's 47th Legislative District, which includes Sidney and the southern Panhandle, will be holding a town hall meeting next week. Erdman, from Bayard,...

 

Cheyenne County Farm Service Agency Encourages Farmers, Ranchers to Vote in County Committee Election

Cheyenne County Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Brad Fraass reminds producers that the 2018 FSA Cheyenne County Committee election began on Nov. 5, when ballots were mailed to eligible voters. The deadline to return the ballots to the...

 

Weed Superintendent Attends Continuing Education Classes

Cris Burks, Banner and Cheyenne County Weed Superintendent recently attended Nebraska Weed Control Fall Training, held in Kearney at the beginning of the month. Wednesday’s topics included: Annual Grass Control – Scott Ohnoutka, Bayer...

 

Panhandle Ara Development District Seeking Applicants For Brownfield Assessment Funds

The Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) received funding from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help communities in the 11 counties of the panhandle to redevelop potential brownfield sites. Brownfields are properties with a real or...

 

Veterans Tribute

North Elementary third grade students were among those paying tribute to veterans last week. During their program, students sang in front of a display of uniforms worn by service men and women...

 

Winter Weather Calls for Added Driver Preparation

Snow and cold weather make driving conditions more difficult for motorists, especially during storms when icy conditions prevail. AAA – The Auto Club Group advises motorists to prepare themselves and their vehicles for dangerous road conditions....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 21, 2018

Stratton/Liberty Ices Peetz

Peetz hosted the semi-final round of the CHSAA 6-Man Football Playoffs against the Stratton/Liberty Knighted Eagles Saturday afternoon, and came up short in their drive for a second consecutive state...

 

Nebraska Game and Parks Briefs

Early Checked Deer Numbers Down 10 Percent Statewide LINCOLN – Preliminary deer check-in numbers indicate that statewide harvest numbers are down approximately 10 percent compared to the 2017 opening weekend of Nebraska’s firearm season. During...

 

School Engagement Higher for Children Involved in Extracurricular Activities

A new report from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that children tend to have higher levels of school engagement when involved in one or more activities, like sports, lessons or clubs. The report, "A...

 

Greeta Eileen Meyer - Obituary

Greeta Eileen Meyer, age 97 of Scottsbluff, NE and former Cheyenne County resident passed away August 31, 2018 in Scottsbluff, NE. There will be a “Celebration of Life” for Greeta Eileen Meyer, (Mother of Paul and David Hutchison) at the...

 

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