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Articles from the December 8, 2014 edition

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County Commissioners Winkleman, McMillen stepping down in Jan.

Cheyenne County Commissioners Harold Winkleman and Ken McMillen are ending their long tenures in their respective posts effective Jan. 8. The pair have overseen a litany of projects for Cheyenne...


Santa's Helpers Program

Julie Johnson, Karen Trussell and Steph Mantooth are pictured with some of the toys received from customer donations of a toy in exchange for a 4x6 photo of the customers in their Halloween costumes... Full story


State's gas prices continue to plummet

Average retail gasoline prices in Nebraska have fallen 7.6 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.71 per gallon today, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 1,150 gas outlets in Nebraska. This compares with the national average that has... Full story


Death Notice - Clark Wicks

Clark Wicks, 89 of Sidney, passed away at the Golden Living Center in Sidney, Sunday evening, Dec. 7, 2014. Funeral arrangements are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge of Clark’s... Full story


Wayne E. Nelsen

Wayne E. Nelsen, died Wed., Dec. 3, 2014 at North Central Health Care Center, Wausau, Wis. Wayne was born in Northfield, Minn. on Dec. 29, 1942.  He graduated from Northfield Sr. High School in... Full story


Community Calendar 12-08-14

Ongoing Send your Christmas wishes to military members in veteran’s hospitals. Visit the Nancy Fawcett Memorial Library in Lodgepole from 2:30-6:30 p.m. Monday to Thursday (Dec. 8-11 and Dec. 15-18) to sign a card or write a note. Cards, envelopes... Full story


No Till Notes: 'Weed control'

Last week, I had a producer call to visit about weed control in continuous no-till crop production systems. The conversation started with what herbicides we use to produce our crops. I explained to the producer that herbicide selection is very...

 By Rod Horn    Community    December 8, 2014

PLATTE LINES A column of current items of interest from the South Platte NRD

With Thanksgiving just past and Christmas rapidly approaching, this is an appropriated time to be thankful for the gift of the natural resources that provide for our livelihood, enjoyment and very survival. Nebraska is all too often considered a...


Sidney boys come up short vs. Scottsbluff in title game

Whenever the boys' high school basketball teams at rivals Sidney and Scottsbluff meet to do battle, each of the players involved have come to expect a physical and emotional battle. And Saturday...


Late drought leads to Sidney girls' loss in championship game

Coaches constantly preach about having their teams play "complete games." That's especially true when it's taking on talent-laden opponents. The Sidney High girls' basketball team can look back at...


Sidney's freshmen boys open season with two wins

The Sidney High School freshmen basketball team opened its 2014-'15 season with a pair of road wins on Saturday at a tournament at Mitchell Secondary School. The Red Raiders defeated Gering, 45-34,... Full story

 By Will Korn    Sports    December 8, 2014

Sidney wrestlers open with dual win, 4th-place tourney finish

The Sidney High wrestling team put together a strong performance over the weekend, with a 46-27 victory over Gothenburg in a dual match on Friday night and a fourth-place finish out of 15 teams at...


GIRLS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP – Lady Coyotes start campaign with two big victories

The Potter-Dix High girls' basketball team defeated Sedgwick County at home, 49-39 in Friday opener. Potter-Dix freshman Audrey Juelfs was dominant, tallying 14 points, seven assists, seven rebounds...


BOYS' BASKETBALL ROUNDUP – Potter-Dix opens season with 1-1 mark

The Potter-Dix High boys’ basketball team scored just 16 points in the first half on the way to a 61-31 blowout loss in their season opener against Sedgwick on Friday at home. The Coyotes were outscored 27-13 in the third quarter and trailed 53-24...


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