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Articles from the December 7, 2018 edition

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Time is Running Out for Toys For Tots Drive

Gift-giving is for children, people often say. However, watching a child beam with excitement after receiving an unexpected gift will put a smile on nearly anyone. That is the goal of the Marine toys...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    December 7, 2018 

Historical Demonstration

As part of this year's Christmas season tour of the Fort Sidney Museum, Tiann Goll of Laughing Lamb Fibers demonstrated how a spinning wheel was used to make yarns and other fibers...

 

Community Lights Holidays with Giving Tree

The tree was placed with decorations galor. Lights were strung to accent the green with names of gentle landmarks adorning the site. Age is a part of life. With age comes specific health needs and...

 

Tour de Nebraska Starts, Ends at Sidney

The 32nd Tour de Nebraska announced its route for June 19-23, 2019. This bicycle adventure starts and ends in Sidney, Nebraska home to Cabela’s, the World’s Foremost Outfitter. Sidney is roughly 4.5 hours from Lincoln, all on I-80, which makes tr...

 

Fair Board Discusses Royalty Crowns

One of the high moments of a county fair is the crowning of the Fair or Rodeo queen.  The queen and her attendants represent Cheyenne County at other county events and fairs at other counties....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 7, 2018 

Mason Awards

Sidney's Masons celebrated their best this week at Frank Welch Lodge #75 recognizing three Masons for their contributions to the community. While unable to be present because of other obligations,...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    December 7, 2018 

Santa's Coming to Town

A bundled up mother takes a picture of her youngster with Santa Claus during Holidays in Hickory Square last weekend. The event kicked off the downtown Christmas season with a parade, warm goodies...

 

Robert Wayne Sprengel - Obituary

Robert Wayne Sprengel, of Lakewood, Colorado, passed away at the age of 99 on November 27, 2018. Robert (Bob) was born to Lacy and Christine (Olson) Sprengel on January 27, 1919, in York, Nebraska....

 

John Thomas 'Jack' Bruns

John Thomas "Jack", also known to his Navy Buddies as "Maggie" Bruns, age 80 of Sidney, NE passed away Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the Medical Center of the Rockies in Loveland, CO. Memorial services...

 

Jim Dickman - Obituary

Jim Dickman, age 70 of Sidney, NE was welcomed into the Kingdom of Heaven on December 3rd, 2018 after a long battle with cancer. Funeral Services will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2018 at 10:00...

 

WNCC's Vieira Earns All-Region Honors

The Western Nebraska Community College women’s soccer team placed two players on this year’s All-Region team that was released recently. Thais Nayara, a freshman from Brazil, earned first team honors as a defender, while Carol Vieira, a freshman...

 

Big Game Meetings Scheduled

LINCOLN – Hunters and landowners are encouraged to offer their feedback on big game issues during the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission’s public informational meetings this winter. Meetings are scheduled in each Game and Parks district....

 

Family Bird Count Set for Lake Minatare

MINATARE -- The public is invited to attend a special birdwatching event at Scout’s Rest Campground of Lake Minatare State Recreation Area. The Bird Conservancy of the Rockies and the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission are conducting the Family...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 7, 2018 

Peetz Lady Bulldogs Record Positives in Season Opener

A new era has started for the Peetz Lady Bulldog basketball team with new head coach Stephanie Weber moving from assistant coach to head coach for the 2018-19 season. After several years of losing sea...

 

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