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City Moves Ahead with Elks Lodge Grant

The Sidney City Council on Tuesday, March 24, approved moving ahead with a Community Development Block Grant that will benefit the Elks Lodge restoration project. The grant is for $415,000. The...

 

Social Distancing Hug

Marley Struempler takes cues from her mom Jennifer Struempler Thursday March 26 at North Elementary. North Elementary staff designated drop-off spots near the school for students to return school...

 

North Elementary School

Staff of North Elementary School meet with parents as they drop of student homework and are presented their student's Chromebook laptop computer....

 

Dear Sidney Public School Community,

After consultation with COVID-19 Unified Command, it has been determined that all schools in the Nebraska Panhandle will be closed through May 1st, with the possibility of schools being closed for the remainder of the 2019/2020 school year.  This...

 

Sidney's Medicine Man

If you've lived in Sidney for a significant amount of time, you have no doubt heard the name of Dr. C. J. Cornelius, Jr. percent He has been "doctoring," among other things, for more than 60 years in...

 

SMS Honor Roll

8th Grade Straight A Honor Roll Sidney Allard, Zoey Dornbier, Isak Doty, Ty Grunig, Cole Hanley, Ellie Hollingshead, Luke Holly, Siona Kshirsagar, Johnathan Meza, Danay Peters, Katie Ramsey, Syrus Roberts, McGuire Rolls, Talissa Tanquary, Luke...

 

Security First Bank Feeds Hearts Across The Plains

SIDNEY — Security First Bank, with the help of its customers and employees, collected more than 2,500 pounds of foo to benefit area food pantries through their recently completed “Feeding Hearts” food drive. From Feb. 1 through Feb. 14, Securit...

 

Creative Minds at Work

More than 200 students from Creek Valley and Sidney Public Schools joined together for Inventure Day 2020 to learn more about Entrepreneurship and Innovation on March 3 at West Elementary in Sidney....

 

Celebrating Seuss

Isiah Hernandez and Sabrina Sanchez take their turns with some artwork by Janice Borgman during the Dr. Seuss Birthday Party at Sidney Public Library Saturday....

 

Local 4-H Members Learn About Wool

Are you aware the United Kingdom has more sheep breeds than any other country in the world? More than 60 different breeds are cared for by more than 40,000 sheep farmers. Wool has different features...

 

"Wacky Waving Arm Guy Day"

South Elementary School students were greeted Friday, Feb. 21, by the school's "Wacky Waving Arm Guy Day" character. The school set a goal to get 2,500 Raider Badges. Principal Rick Meyer also...

 

Keep Sidney Beautiful & St. Patrick's Church Book Club

Keep Sidney Beautiful was invited to the St. Patrick's Church Book club to discuss environment and recycling after the group read 'Laudato Si: On Care for our Common Home,' an encyclical written by...

 

The Tie That Binds: Storm Families Keep Culture Going Strong at Creek Valley

The high-schooler walked hand-in-hand with the kindergartner through their school’s gymnasium in Chappell, a small town in the Nebraska Panhandle. Heartwarming moments like these are growing more common at Creek Valley Public Schools, since the...

 

SRMC Celebrates Wear Red

This year the Sidney Regional Medical Center statt are raising awareness to the fact that every 40 seconds an American dies from heart disease. The s back of the shirt will have a logo defining that...

 

Keep Sidney Beautiful Great American Cleanup Events

Cheyenne County - Each spring Keep American Beautiful Affiliates join together to host events as part of the Great American Cleanup. Last year over 550,000 volunteers participated in events around...

 

Dalton Resident Announced As a Winner of Photo Contest

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Ben Sasse announced Alyson Holt of Dalton as a winner of his statewide 2020 Photography Contest. "Nebraska is full of unique beauty, and these students have...

 

Dress Down Day Benefits King's Daughters

Sidney -The Cheyenne County Chamber awarded the December Dress Down Day funds to the King's Daughters the help cover the cost of their annual Christmas Boxes. December is a busy month for King's...

 

Edward J. Killham US NAVY Seaman 1st Class | Gunner's Mate | 1943 to 1946

Edward (Ed) Killham was a senior in high school and had earned almost all the credits required to graduate. He had learned about an aviation school he could attend that paid $100 a month. The school...

 

Christmas Romance Passes 60 Years

A little more than 60 years ago, Julie and Al became one home. Dec. 20, 1959, is recognized as the next step from their initial conversation at a Rural Life meeting. Rural Life is a program just as...

 

Justin Kane Coming to Sidney Feb. 22

Nebraska native and US Navy veteran Justin Kane will be bringing his country sound to the stage at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22 at the Sidney High School Performing Arts Center. Kane, a western Nebraska...

 

Family, Friends Seek Living Memorial for Hartzler

Some people do things because they need to be done, not because of the time in the spotlight. This kind of person has a passion that is seen in how he, or she, works with people and applies the sweat...

 

Beauty Lou

Beauty Lou, played in this scene by Chloe Berger, addresses the cast during the production of "Beauty Lou and the Country Beast" Saturday, Feb. 1. The play was produced by the Missoula Children's...

 

PlainsWest CASA Reports Program Growth

In 1977, a Seattle juvenile court judge developed the concept of citizen volunteers who are directed to meet with, speak for juveniles who are in the court system. The program developed into Court...

 

Sidney Speller Finishes 'Career' With Local Title

In 2019, Siona Kshirsager finished the Cheyenne County Spelling Bee in second place to Aadhay Krishna. Last week, Siona finished her experience in spelling contests with a first place trophy and an...

 

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