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Sidney Library Announces New Adult Librarian, Bookmobile Driver

On May 17, the Sidney Public Library announced a new staff member who will lead the adult reading program and the book mobile program. Julie Stokes took on her duties as the new adult librarian and ov...

 

Should You Make Extra Mortgage Payments?

You might enjoy owning your home – but the mortgage? Not so much. In fact, you might want to do everything you can to pay it off as quickly as possible. But is that always the best strategy? In one sense, your mortgage can be considered a...

 

What Is Really Worth Dying For?

Memorial Day Weekend is coming. Some look at it as the first part of summer, with the annual trip to the Lake, fun in the sun, reunions and family fellowship. Some celebrate it as a holiday from working, a break in the monotony of making a living. Me...

 

Women in Ag Plans Workshop on Developing Communication Skills, Relationships

LINCOLN — Developing communication skills to improve relationships will be the focus of a two-part virtual workshop hosted by Nebraska Extension’s Women in Agriculture program in June. The...

 
 By Scott Bidroski    Community    May 25, 2022 

Helicopters to Survey Noxious and Invasive Weed Species in Western Nebraska's waterway

An invasive and noxious weed surveying project, which will focus on waterways in Western Nebraska, is set to begin this week. The Panhandle Research Integration for Discovery Education, otherwise...

 

Public Records

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office May 18 7:11 a.m., Village Check, Potter. 7:18 a.m., Medical Call, Potter. 7:50 a.m., Welfare Check, milemarker 64, Interstate 80. 8:23 a.m., Traffic Hazard, 17J Link and Interstate 80. 9:13 a.m., Civil Call, 1200...

 

Harness the Power of Budgeting

When you hear the word “budgeting,” your first thought might be that it’s mostly for young people starting out in their careers and adult lives. Yet, budgeting can be important for everyone, no matter their age. And even if you feel that...

 

Where Do You Look for Answers?

In the world we live in, currently we have confusion, fear, doubt, anxiety etc... So where do we look for answers? In Philippians 4, starting in verse 4 the word of GOD says to rejoice in the Lord, I say again rejoice in the Lord. It doesn’t say...

 

UNL Meats Judging Team Muscles Through Beginning of Season

LINCOLN – For nearly 100 years University of Nebraska-Lincoln students have been evaluating the cuts of meat for differences in composition and quality as part of the Meats Judging Team. The UNL...

 

Panhandle Research and Extension Center Staff Earn Promotions

The Panhandle Research and Extension Center is pleased to announce the promotion of four faculty members in 2022. Jeff Bradshaw and Karla Wilke earned promotion to full professor. Nevin Lawrence and Bijesh Maharjan earned promotions to associate...

 

Agsplosion Brings Agriculture to Local Students

More than 700 elementary students from western Nebraska got a hands-on education recently about Nebraska agriculture during the Agsplosion event that was held in five different locations in the Panhandle. The young learners spent the day rotating...

 
 By Mike Motz    Community    May 18, 2022

Leyton Graduates Fifteen

Leyton High School held its commencement ceremony for the Class of 2022 Saturday afternoon. The event was well attended by family and friends of the graduates, highlighted by speeches form the...

 

Public Records

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office May 12 8:05 a.m., Village Check, Dalton. 8:20 a.m., Village Check, Gurley. 8:43 a.m., Traffic Stop, U.S. Highway 385. 8:49 a.m., Follow-Up, Leyton High School. 8:50 a.m., Paper Service, Sloan Estates. 8:58 a.m.,...

 

Know Before You Go-

-- Armed Women of America -- If you’ve never been to a gun range or haven’t been in a long time, it can be helpful to familiarize yourself with the rules of the range before you go. While each range will have its own rules, here are some general...

 

Nebraska Farmers Union Applauds Appointment to Nebraska USDA FSA State Committee

LINCOLN (May 6, 2022) – Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) applauds the appointments of four additional members to the Nebraska FSA State Committee. They join Roy Stoltenberg of Cairo who was appointed to the State Committee November 1, 2021 and John...

 

Kailey Nicklas Heading to Girls State

Kailey Nicklas of the Potter-Dix High School has been selected to attend American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Girls State June 5-11, 2022, on the campus of the University of Nebraska. Kailey was...

 

Retiring Early? Know Your Health Care Choices

Life doesn’t always go as planned. For example, you might think you’ll retire at 65 or later, when you’ll be eligible for Medicare. But if you retire before then, how will you pay for your health care? Without insurance, you risk incurring...

 

Love and Obedience

Jesus said, “All those who love me will do what I say.”  Learning to obey is part of growing up, and it’s also part of our Christian life.  Jesus said, “My Father will love them and we will come to them and live with them.”  There’s a...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Community    May 11, 2022

Fairness in The Cattle Market

As Nebraskans know well, we are the beef state. We have every segment of the supply chain from cow-calf producers, to backgrounders, to large and small feed yards and also three of the four big packer...

 
 By Leann Sato    Community    May 11, 2022

Master Gardener Tips – Week of May 9

Inspect, Connect, Direct, Select -the four steps of the Water Sense Sprinkler Spruce Up. First, inspect and replace clogged, broken or missing sprinkler heads. Second, check for leaks where heads and pipes connect and tighten if needed. Third,...

 

WNCC to Celebrate 264 Graduates on May 14

SCOTTSBLUFF - Western Nebraska Community College will celebrate 264 students that will graduate with a degree, certificate, or diploma on Saturday, May 14 at Cougar Palace in Scottsbluff. WNCC's 90th annual commencement is scheduled for 4 p.m. in...

 

Public Records

Sidney Police Department May 5 12:05 a.m., Traffic Stop, Andrew Drive and Old Post Road. 1:52 a.m., Follow-Up, Cheyenne County Impound. 7:32 a.m.,Traffic Accident, unknown injury, 5th Avenue and Illinois Street. 9:48 a.m., Animal Call, 600 block...

 

Retirement Celebration

After over 30 years employed at KSID in Sidney, Lana Butts has decided to retire. Butts was born and raised in Sidney, and has been with the radio station since the 1980's. Butts also worked at the...

 

Plummer Insurance, Inc., Acquires Prince-Empson Insurance

Plummer Insurance, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Prince-Empson Insurance. “We are excited to announce the sale of our agency to Andrew and the Plummer Insurance, Inc team.We know they are going to be active supporters of the community and...

 

New Opportunities for 529 Plan Owners

If you want to provide educational opportunities for your children or grandchildren, you may want to consider investing in a 529 plan. In recent years, this plan has gotten more flexible, and potentially more powerful, than ever. A key benefit of a...

 

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