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Articles from the December 2, 2020 edition

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Council Approves Master Plan

If you want to know where you're going, you need a plan. You need to have an idea of where you are, where you want to be and how to get from where you are to where you want to be. On Nov. 24, the...

 

Giving Back to the Community

The southwest corner of 10th Avenue and Jackson Street is filled with fun and delightful items for shoppers from the creative to the unique, and delectable drinks and snacks in the coffee shop to foll...

 

Facade Program Updated

Business or building owners within the Expanded Historic District of Sidney are eligible for a grant to improve the exterior appearance, the facade. On Nov. 24, the Sidney City Council approved updati...

 

City Council Approves Equipment Purchases

The Sidney City Council approved on Nov. 24 the purchase of mowers for the golf course and for Parks/Cemetery. Parks Superintendent Tom Von Seggern addressed the city council with a request for two...

 

Hope, Help Available to Prevent Suicide

Lincoln – Infectious disease outbreaks such as COVID-19, as well as other public health events, can cause emotional distress and anxiety. Feeling anxious, confused, overwhelmed or powerless is common during an epidemic or pandemic. These feelings...

 

Glenn D. Tilghman

Glenn D. Tilghman, of Sidney, NE passed away on Friday, November 20, 2020. He died peacefully and unexpectedly at his home in Tabernash, CO where he lived with his son Glenn S. Tilghman. Friends and...

 

Jay L. Noble

Jay Lee. Noble, age 59, of Sidney, NE passed away in Sidney on Saturday, November 21, 2020. No services are planned at this time and cremation has taken place. You may view Jay’s Book of Memories,...

 

Karoleen R. Mika

Karoleen R. Mika, 76, of Sidney, died at Sidney Regional Medical Center on Sunday, November 22, 2020. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, November 30, 2020 at St. Joseph’s Catholic...

 

Lenore Faye Winkelman

Lenore Faye Winkelman , age 92, passed away at home surrounded by her family on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Due to Covid concerns, the family will have a private ceremony at the Dalton, NE cemetery....

 

Robert Fraass

Robert Lee Fraass of Scottsbluff passed away on November 25, 2020, at Heritage Estates in Gering. He was 90 years old. A memorial and celebration of life will be held when it is safe to gather....

 

What is the Great Reset?

When discussing the Great Reset, it’s vital to understand what it is, and what it is not. It’s not a conspiracy theory. It’s proponents say upfront what it is on the website...

 

Lissner Rebuts Benson's Viewpoint

In the 11 November 2020 issue of the Sidney Sun-Telegraph, Mr. Benson again willingly and gladly reveals his ignorance and open bias against Israel, this time using “education” and schools with...

 

Reviewing Thanksgiving

By now Thanksgiving dinner is a memory, a calorie explosion many try to forget while preparing for the next. Refrigerators and pantries are full of leftovers from the grand feast. Families were sent...

 

Managing Your Retirement Plan Under a New Employer

Your employer-sponsored retirement plan is a valuable asset. But sometimes things happen that can affect the status of your plan. So, for example, if you work for a hospital that changes ownership, and you have been participating in a 403(b), 457(b)...

 

Use Your Fear

Call to mind the parable Jesus told about a wealthy man who gave three of his servants a sum of money, a “talent,” and then left on a trip, expecting the servants to do something with the money.  When he got back, he had them come to him for a...

 

Panhandle Perspective:

Sugarbeet seedling rust, caused by the fungal pathogen Puccinia subnitens, is a very unique disease of Chenopodiaceous plants that has rarely been observed in commercial crop production. The rust...

 

Gerald Lee Robbins

Gerald Lee Robbins, 83, passed away peacefully October 30, 2020 with family by his side. Funeral services were held Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at 10 am at Trinity United Methodist Church in Kimball...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 2, 2020

Fall Sports Highlights of 2020

The Fall Sports season for 2020 was very successful, despite the challenges and restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the hard work and dedication of the coaches, activities directors and...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 2, 2020

Sidney Athletes Earn Western Conference Honors

Several Sidney High School athletes were named as Western Conference officials announced all-conference selections for the fall sports season. In football, senior Brady Robb and junior Dietrich...

 

TREE OF LIGHTS

— The Security First Bank’s 22nd Annual Tree of Lights is now on display. The Tree of Lights will be in the lobby with lights representing residents from the SRMC Extended Care Center. Their name...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 2, 2020

Basketball Season Tips Off In Scottsbluff

Sidney’s Red Raider Basketball teams will travel to Scottsbluff to participate in the Western Conference Tournament to open the 2020-21 basketball season in the panhandle. The number two seeded...

 

Straight Talk from Steve

As you may know, for the past several weeks I have been telling my readers about the Nebraska Taxpayer’s Bill of Rights. This Bill of Rights will be included in legislation for the consumption tax...

 

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,...

 

Pamela D. Nienhueser

Pamela D. Nienhueser, age 72, of Sidney, NE, passed away peacefully at Sidney Regional Medical Center with her husband, Dennis, and a devoted medical team at her side, on Tuesday, November 24, 2020....

 

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