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Articles from the December 4, 2014 edition

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Nelson earns 4-H's highest honor with Diamond Clover Award

Ethan Nelson, a nine-year member of the Bunkerhillbillies 4-H Club and the Nebraska 4-H program, was recently awarded the highest recognition that can be achieved in the 4-H program with the Diamond...


Yager selected Cheyenne County Art Guild's 'Artist of the Month'

Patsy Yager, a Head Start teacher with a Master of Arts in Elementary Education, was selected the Cheyenne County Art Guild's "Artist of the Month" for December. While Yager has had very little...


Huskers hire new coach

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) – In a surprise move to perhaps everybody except the man who did the hiring, Oregon State’s Mike Riley is set to take over at Nebraska. Athletic director Shawn Eichorst ended his one-man search with the announcement today that... Full story


Christmas craft show slated to benefit Sunol Community Center

A Christmas craft show will be held at Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for the upkeep of Sunol’s Community Center. “It’s a beautiful building,” event coordinator Brenda Stene... Full story


Edward Jones ranks No. 1 in national survey of financial advisors

For the 20th time, the financial services firm Edward Jones ranked No. 1 in’s – formerly Registered Rep – annual survey of the nation’s six largest financial services firms. Edward Jones operates an office in Sidney,...


Local students win acting awards

Several local students won awards as part of this year’s District D1-6 Play Production contest held at Potter-Dix High School. Winning “Superior Acting” awards were: Samuel Bogert, Cooper Hicks, Jake Johnson, Cameron Purcell and Jamison Trvs,... Full story


Community Calendar 12-04-14

Saturday, Dec. 6 The Cheyenne County Community Center will be hosting a Hand Crafted Fair in the meeting rooms from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sat., Dec. 6. Call Kiersten Richards 308-254-7000 for more information. Christmas Craft Show held at Lodgepole... Full story


Space flight

On Nov. 23, a week ago last Sunday, another Soyuz rocket launched three astronauts into outer space from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, and after a six-hour flight they docked at the International Space Station 268 miles above the Pacific...


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor, On Friday evening, Nov. 21, Margo and I had the distinct pleasure of attending another Nebraska Music Educators Association All-State Final Concert. We can’t begin to express how proud we are of all of the Nebraska high school... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    December 4, 2014

Beyer confident in himself, team as wrestling season begins

The Sidney High School wrestling program is set to kick off another season on Friday afternoon, as it ventures to Gothenburg for its opening match against the Swedes at 5 p.m. Then on Saturday morning, the Red Raiders will travel 11 miles east on...


Sidney middle school wrestling dominates

Sidney Middle School's Tristian Ahrendt takes on Brodey Planansky of Hay Springs at the Bayard Invite on Saturday. Ahrendt took first place in the tournament wrestling in the 100-105-pound class.... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    December 4, 2014

Talking Sports: College football playoffs need to expand to 16 teams

In the last two years, college football has made tremendous progress by changing the way a national champion is decided. For 15 years, the notorious Bowl Championship Series system had produced several flawed champions – most notably in 2007, when...


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