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Memorial Day Ceremony Set for 10 a.m. May 31

The Memorial Day service in Sidney is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Veteran Section of Greenwood Cemetery. The National Anthem will be performed by Elizabeth Weimer and the invocation by Pastor Kyle Larson. Elizabeth Weimer will also be performing...

 

Potter-Dix Graduates 15 Seniors

Potter-Dix High School held it's 2021 Graduation ceremony on Saturday at Potter-Dix High School. 15 students graduated on Saturday, with Mary Jane Kasten and Jaydin Rose Paxton named as Valedictorian...

 

Nebraska SBDC Announces Entrepreneurial Journey Video Series

This storytelling journey began out of a partnership with leaders in Sidney looking for ways to help Sidney area residents see themselves as small business owners. Sidney – Nebraska Small Business Development Center (SBDC), a program of Nebraska...

 

First-time Homebuyer? Follow These Steps

Is homeownership a goal of yours? It does offer some benefits, in addition to meeting your basic need for shelter. The equity you build in your home can be a valuable financial asset, and you may get to deduct your interest payments on your taxes....

 

It's About Relationship

Jesus said, “I am the Vine, you are the branches…”   What Jesus was sayin’ was this: it’s good to be part of a larger group, workin’ towards larger goals – but at the same time, we gotta be connected to a center before we can...

 
 By Adrian Smith    Community    May 12, 2021 

The Impact of Biden's Tax Proposals on Agriculture, Small Businesses

Many parts of the economy in our great state of Nebraska are thriving. However, the new slate of tax increase proposals coming from the Biden Administration will undermine the success of...

 

More than 100 Small Farms Get A Giant Boost

Sacramento, CA — Access to start-up capital is a big challenge for farmers. A small grant program through the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) is helping. More than 100 farmer veterans received word Friday that they are being awarded equipment...

 

Rostvit Twins to Sing at Nazarene Church May 23

Janice and Faye Rostvit, identical twins from Colorado Springs, Colo., will share in song and testimony at 10:30 a.m. May 23 at the Church of the Nazarene, 1445 Jackson St, Sidney. For more than 40...

 

Changes in Firework Sales

Lincoln - LB 152 was signed by Governor Ricketts on May 5. Because LB 152 contained an emergency clause, thus making the changes effective five days after the Governor’s signature, the changes to the Nebraska Fireworks Law will be in effect for...

 

State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grants Available

Neighbors across the country will soon have an exciting opportunity to help change their communities for the better through State Farm Neighborhood Assist®. The program awards $25,000 grants to 40 nonprofit organizations to help fund neighborhood...

 

Chem-Dry Opens in Sidney Area

Sidney —Chem-Dry, the experts in carpet and upholstery cleaning, announced that a brand new franchise, Stu’s ChemDry, has opened to meet the growing in-home cleaning needs of residents in Sidney and the surrounding area. Using a green-certified s...

 

Public Records

April 29 1:07 am, Traffic Complaint, 11th Ave. & Old Post Rd. 2:26 am, Traffic Stop, 21st Century Equipment, 17J Link 7:48 am, Traffic Complaint, 20th Ave. 8:06 am, Fraud, Birch St. 8:41 am, Criminal Mischief, Greenwood Cemetery, Greenwood Rd. 8:59...

 

Volunteer Sweat Equity

Houses of worship do not always come with an abundance of finances. Some are as the poet describes, the church in the wildwood. As the poet, songwriter describes, this church is a small fellowship in...

 

Here's a Long-lasting Mother's Day Gift

Mother’s Day has almost arrived. As an adult, you can fully appreciate all your mother has done for you, so, on this occasion, you may be happy to give Mom flowers, candy, jewelry or something similar. But Mother’s Day is here and then it’s...

 

Nebraska Public Service Commission Seeks Feedback On Consumer Choice Program

Every year thousands of residential, commercial, and agricultural customers served by Black Hills Nebraska Gas Choice Gas Program are given the opportunity to choose a third-party supplier to provide their natural gas. In an effort to gauge how...

 

Let the Children Come

The end of the school year is rapidly approaching, and once again many of our children will be receiving school related awards. Students of various ages will be rewarded for their accomplishments in academics, as well as in music, sports, and a...

 
 By Gary Stone    Community    May 5, 2021

Range Pasture Weed of the Week - Dalmation Toadflax

Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) is a concept to identify potential invasive species prior to or just as the establishment of the invasive is taking place.  An Integrated Pest Management plan (IPM) can be developed to manage, contain and...

 

Bill Reduces Ag Land Property Taxes

LINCOLN — Property tax continues to be a heated topic in the Nebraska Legislature. Senators took nearly the entire day on April 21 to debate and vote on LB2, a bill that would reduce the amount of taxes agriculture landowners pay to school...

 
 By Andrew Dick    Community    May 5, 2021

A Message From the ESU13 Administrator

As I approach the final eight weeks of my tenure as your ESU 13 Administrator, I find myself reflecting upon all that I have learned, and all that has transpired over the course of the last two years. The following, in no particular order, are my...

 

Creek Valley Students to Attend Cornhusker Girls State

Grace Timm, Caitlyn Cabela and Jordan Bocock, all students at Creek Valley High School, have been selected to attend American Legion Auxiliary Cornhusker Girls State. The three students were selected based on selection criteria through Auxiliary...

 

Public Records

Nebraska State Patrol Pursuit, Manhunt Lead to Two Arrests Near Big Springs May 3, 2021 (Sidney) — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested two people following a pursuit and manhunt overnight near Big Springs. At approximately 12:50...

 

Alan Hartzler Community Fund Awarded Grant

The Alan Hartzler Community Fund is pleased to announce it has received a $5,000 grant from The Sidney Community Donor-Advised Fund, an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation. These funds will support the construction of the Alan Hartzler...

 

Lodgepole Community Fund Awarded $20,000 Challenge Grant

LODGEPOLE – The Lodgepole Community Fund (LCF) recently received a challenge grant from the Yanney Family to help build the Fund and its unrestricted endowment. E.K. Yanney, a former banker in Lodgepole, was a respected businessman and community le...

 

High School Auto Club Hosting Car Show Saturday

The Sidney High School Auto Club is hosting a car show 9 a.m. May 8 at at the North Side Park. Entry fee is $25 per vehicle. The Well Church will provide lunch while supplies last. Boy Scouts will be...

 

Denver Company Announces New Sidney Location

DENVER, April 21, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — ReCircled, a company focused on the ReUse and ReCycling of the 100 billion garments and 25 billion shoed produced annually, is pleased to announce the opening of their Sidney, Nebraska facility. ReCircled has...

 

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