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Articles from the November 25, 2020 edition

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COVID Cases Surge in Panhandle

On Nov. 17, Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts and the State's Chief Medical Officer Dr. Gary J. Anthone, M.D., held a press conference regarding the increasing numbers of COVID-19 cases in the state. By Friday, Nov. 20, Panhandle Public Health District...

 

Wall Art in Sidney

Sometimes the best business card is a craftsman’s work displayed. That is the hope of Josephine Marie who recently completed a mural on the south wall of The Rock. “I love putting art in public...

 

Matching Grant Drive Underway

Sometimes life isn't fair. The job didn't work out. Medical bills are claiming much of the paycheck. The cost of food is increasing. Some families just need to know they have help when life seems a...

 

Wilma Jean Bussinger

Wilma Jean (Austin) Bussinger passed away November 5th, 2020 in Thornton, Colorado. Wilma was the daughter and second child of Fern L. (Frye) Austin and Albert D. “Jack” Austin of Ainsworth, NE....

 

Dan L. McNurlin

Dan L. McNurlin , lifelong resident of Gurley Nebraska died at the age of 70, on November 17, 2020 from COVID-19. Dan was surrounded by the staff of Sidney Regional Medical Center and the family...

 

Odilea (Dee) Havorka (Bauer)

Odilea (Dee) Havorka (Bauer) passed away Nov. 8, 2020 at her home in Sidney, NE. A Mass, Funeral service and Celebration of Life are planned for May 28, 2021, in Sidney, NE. Cremation has been held....

 

Florine M. Elias

Florine Mae Elias, age 86, of Sidney, passed away on Monday, November 16, 2020 in Sidney, NE. Graveside services was held at 10:00 A.M. Friday, November 20, 2020 in Sidney, NE in the Greenwood...

 

Support for Veterans

More than 500 cans of soft drinks and 650 individually-wrapped snacks were donated recently to be taken to the VA hospital in Cheyenne, Wyo. There were four collection sites in Sidney where people...

 

The Pilgrim Experiment With 'Socialism'

Analysis of trends in American politics suggests more and more Americans are comfortable with socialism and seek its institution in the U.S. By definition socialism is recognized as an intermediary...

 

Even In This Time, Be Thankful

In any other year, kitchens are already looking like a war room preparing for the great day. Recipe books are retrieved and researched. Lists of foods to be brought by family and guests are closely...

 

Straight Talk from Steve

Thursday is Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a time for us to reflect on the many ways that God has blessed us throughout the year. While the year 2020 has been particularly hard on many of us due to...

 

Thanks for SRMC Response

To the editor: I want to start off by thanking all of the people who cared for me at the Sidney Regional Medical Center hospital.  I feel compelled to share my story.  As friends and other people say, you go to the Sidney hospital to die, even...

 

Correcting the Record

Dear Mr. Publisher: This is a clarification letter with regard to the Veteran’s booklet, inside cover, honoring James Minshall. This in no way indicates that your paper did something wrong, but the last part of the article referring to my Mother,...

 

Pilgrims and Puritans

The first people to live in eastern Massachusetts were the Native Americans. A tribe called the Wampanoags lived on that rocky coast for perhaps 10,000 years. The Mayflower arrived at Plymouth Harbor...

 

Incomperable Hospitality

I grew up in the country – we were nestled deep in the woods. My grandparents lived 13 hours away and made the trip to see us maybe twice in all of my growing up years. My dad had a shotgun above th...

 

Ideas for Thanking Your Family

It’s almost Thanksgiving. And although 2020 may have been a difficult year for you, as it has been for many people, you can probably still find things for which you can be thankful – such as your family. How can you show your appreciation for...

 

Give Thanks In All Circumstances

As we all know, 2020 has been a very difficult year for people in Sidney and Cheyenne County, as well as the rest of the world. Here in the United States, the Covid pandemic, along with economic loss, social upheaval and political chaos have caused...

 

Grain Handling Safety: Priceless Practices

Grain is valuable, but lives are worth much more. In the process of handling grain, producers are exposed to a range of safety hazards both during harvest and once the grain is stored. Jess McCluer,...

 

County Wide Ground Water Advisory Committee Meetings Discussed

A potential change to the County Wide Ground Water Advisory Committee Meetings was discussed at the South Platte Natural Resources District (District) Board (Board) November Board meeting held November 10, 2020. The Advisory Committee meetings, held...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 25, 2020

New Roles, New Challenges for ADs

Over the past year, two area high schools have welcomed new Activities Directors, and both have faced unique challenges along with managing and implementing state-mandated COVID-19 policies. A high...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    November 25, 2020

Peetz Ends Season With A Loss

Peetz’s Bulldog Football team finished their regular season Thursday night in Peetz with a 60-to-14 loss to the visiting Arickaree Indians. The COVID-19 shortened season, with its quirks and...

 

Giving Thanks in Adversity

It’s fitting to set aside time each year to express gratitude to God and to one another for the many blessings we enjoy. In seasons of peace and plenty, as well as in times of war and loss,...

 

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