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Articles from the December 30, 2020 edition

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Wind, Then Snow in Holiday Week

The blustery nearing of Christmas and trace of snow reminded us it is still winter even though the moisture has been missing. Winter officially started Tuesday, Dec. 22 with winds reported up to 12...

 

Sidney Loses Famed Chocolatier

There are people who just stand out in the world. They don't lead armies or research medicines. They take the harsh or bitter ingredients of life and make something sweet. Bertha Mueller, known locall...

 

COVID-related Deaths Up by 7

The COVID-19 Risk Dial is showing a gradual improvement. Only a few weeks ago, the dial showed the Panhandle region in the Severe Risk area. Since then, conditions have moved to about the mid-point of...

 

VA Begins Vaccine Distribution

CHEYENNE —The Cheyenne Veterans Affairs Healthcare System will begin COVID-19 vaccination with the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine today, following the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Emergency Use...

 

Bertha Ellen (Corbett) Mueller

Bertha Ellen (Corbett) Mueller, 90, passed away at her son’s home in Cape Girardeau, MO on December 20, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, burial and a Celebration of Life Service will be held at...

 

Elaine Marie (Johnson) Ransom

Elaine Marie (Johnson) Ransom, age 95, of Sidney, NE passed away at home with her family present on Sunday, December 20, 2020, losing her life to cancer. Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. on...

 

A Year of Choices

We’re about to put 2020 in the rearview mirror. Most seem eager to do so as it’s been a year of significant challenges. A year ago we had record-low unemployment, a flourishing economy, relative...

 

Hanukkah

During this season of Hanukkah and Christmas, friends and acquaintances have asked me to explain Hanukkah to them. I’m happy to help them understand the holiday. A recent, highly publicized...

 

That's Life

Almost 12 months ago, when I flipped the calendar to 2020, I had visions of getting better at what I do, finding time for some things I don’t do enough and, as I told a friend as a goal or...

 

Time for New Year's Financial Resolutions

Many of us probably felt that 2020 lasted a very long time. But now that 2021 is upon us, we can make a fresh start – and one way to do that is to make some New Year’s resolutions. Of course, you can make these resolutions for all parts of your...

 

Star of Wonder

As I sit down to write this, I am still filled with the awe of seeing the Christmas Star shining brightly in the December sky. For the first time since medieval times, Jupiter and Saturn became so close to each other that they appeared as a bright ...

 

Extension Crop Production Clinics Online This January

LINCOLN - The 2021 Nebraska Crop Production Clinics will feature research updates and information tailored to regional crop issues and grower interests. Session topics will include crop production, soil management, water management, agribuisiness...

 

Pea and Lentil Board Seeking Inaugural Board Directors

LINCOLN – Five directorships for the Nebraska Pea & Lentil Board are open for appointment by Gov. Pete Ricketts. Applications should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. CST on Friday, May 1, 2021. These five (5) appointments will be the inaugural dir...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 30, 2020

Leyton Basketball Splits Against Arthur County

Leyton’s basketball teams hosted Arthur County last Tuesday in their final action before the Christmas break, and the teams split with the girls losing and the boys winning their contest. The Lady...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 30, 2020

Storm's Struggles Continue

Creek Valley’s Storm Basketball teams have had a rough opening to their seasons, with the Lady Storm only earning one win while the boys team is surprisingly winless going into the Christmas break....

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    December 30, 2020

Making Sports Must-See TV Again

The numbers are out, and here’s a real shocker: pro sports viewership ratings are continuing to dramatically decrease. They can blame COVID all they’d like, but common sense tells you people’s...

 

Public Records

SIDNEY POLICE DEPARTMENT December 16 2:54 am, Medical Call, 1200 block Village Way 7:07 am, Traffic Stop, Old Post Rd. & 17J Link 7:42 am. Escort Funeral, Methodist Church, 2600 block 11th Ave. 8:21 am, Parking Complaint, 17th Ave. & Maple St. 8:25...

 

DONATION SUPPORTS CONGREGATE MEALS

— Wendall Gaston, right, the local representative of the Sidney Community Donor Advised Fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation, presents a check to Judy Schaefer and Mike Namath that will...

 

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