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Julius Goes All In

SIDNEY - When Joe Julius first agreed to take on a substitute teaching role for Western Nebraska Community College's Aviation Maintenance program, he assumed it would only last for a week or two while...

 

'Christmas at Home with Daniel Christian' Dec. 19

Award winning sing-songwriter Daniel Christian will perform a concert of songs for the holiday season, including a few unique selections and many popular Christmas favorites at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec....

 

Omicron Variant ID'd in Nebraska

LINCOLN –The Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), the Nebraska Public Health Solutions (PHS) District, and the Nebraska Public Health Laboratory (NPHL) have detected six cases of the Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2 among Nebraska...

 

Retirees Fear Becoming a Burden

It’s human nature to want to make things easier for our loved ones – and to have great concern about adding any stress to their lives. In fact, 72% of retirees say that one of their biggest fears is becoming a burden on their families, according...

 

Jesus is the Reason

Everything zooms to a fever pitch this time of year – even in the church!  The last Sunday on the Church calendar is Christ the King Sunday, which we celebrated on November 21st.  The new Church year begins with the 1st Sunday in Advent,...

 

There is Still Time to Purchase a Permit to Cut Your Own Christmas Tree

DENVER – The USDA Forest Service is offering cut-your-own Christmas tree opportunities throughout the Rocky Mountain Region this year. A permit is required. Permits will cost $8.00 to $20.00, depending on individual Forest pricing. These permits...

 
 By David Lott    Community    December 8, 2021 

Selecting and Caring for Live Christmas Trees

It’s that time of year again to select fresh cut Christmas trees to enjoy for the holiday season. Here are some simple tips to follow on selecting and keeping a tree in good condition in a home or o...

 

NDA Announces Retirement of State Veterinarian

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is announcing the retirement of State Veterinarian Dr. Dennis Hughes. He started working for NDA in 1990 as a veterinary field officer and became state veterinarian in 2005. Hughes’ last day...

 

State Dry Pea & Lentil Commission Announces Meeting

The Dry Pea & Lentil Commission will hold its December meeting on Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at the West Central Research and Extension Center, 402 W State Farm Rd., North Platte, NE 69101. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. CST. The meeting will...

 

Just Chillin'... With An Axe

Nestled in a white building on Illinois Street is a chance to challenge your skills and take a break from the day. It has similarities to other athletic challenges, but with sharp differences. Most...

 

Gurley Community Welcomes Christmas

What started as an accident involving a wayward truck has developed into a community event for the village of Gurley. About three years ago, a truck-trailer collided with a tree, and the cemetery. In...

 

Bomgaars Donates Cleaning Supplies to South Elementary

When children are young, most parents encourage them to diligently wash their hands. It is an effort to keep the children from getting sick, and from spreading any illnesses they might have to other...

 

Parade of Lights Friday

Watch carefully as windows in downtown Sidney can already be decorated in anticipation of the Parade of Lights. There could be snowmen, elves, reindeer pulling bright red sleighs, mangers with...

 

What to Know About Early IRA Withdrawals

While you’re working, you may be contributing to an individual retirement account (IRA), which can provide a tax-advantaged way to save for your future. So, is it ever a good idea to tap into your IRA before you retire? Ideally, you should leave...

 

The Story of Miobi

There’s an old Egyptian story about a little boy named Miobi who came to a village where the people were very strange. They did little more than moan and groan about almost everything. The fires didn’t get lit, the goats didn’t get milked, the...

 

New Board Members Announced for National FFA Foundation Sponsors' Board

INDIANAPOLIS (National FFA Organization) – The National FFA Foundation announced its new chair for the Sponsors’ Board during the 94th National FFA Convention & Expo in Indianapolis this fall. Paul Rea, senior vice president, BASF agricultural...

 

Public Records

Sidney Police Department Nov. 23 • 2:28 a.m. Suspicious Person, Cheyenne County Sheriff’s Office. • 7:02 a.m. Fraud, Walk-In Clinic, Glover Road. • 8:35 a.m. Information Only, Police Department. • 8:53 a.m. Suspicious Activity, 600 block...

 

Important Names

Names are important in every relationship. Names define us; who we are, where we belong, even our status and prestige in society. It is no different with God. There are about 200 recorded Names of God in the Bible. Fourteen of them show up in Psalm...

 

Beans and Steams Coffee House Sold

Within view of Interstate 80 is a business with a simple but welcoming title. It is a business with at least two years in the making and a warm and inviting atmosphere from the drive-up to the table... Full story

 

Candlelight Service of Remembrance Dec. 12 at The Well Church

The annual non-denominational Worldwide Candle Lighting Ceremony in Sidney will be held 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12, at The Well Church, 432 20th Ave, Sidney. The Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candle Lighting is held on the second Sunday in December...

 

Performance Auto, Havorka Motors Change Locations

Sometimes one never quite knows where life will lead us. Sometimes, it takes us to the past, with the tools of the present. The northwest corner of 12th Avenue and Illinois Street had been quiet for... Full story

 

SRMC CEO Shares Hospitalization and Transfer Experiences for COVID Patients

Jason Petik, CEO of Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) based in Sidney, Nebraska, joined the November 17 briefing to discuss what hospital care and patient needs have looked like for them with the...

 

Maximize Your Charitable Giving

The Tuesday after Thanksgiving has become known as Giving Tuesday, when people are encouraged to donate to charitable organizations. If you’d like to take part in this special day, you’ll want to maximize the effectiveness and benefits of your...

 

Prayer, Praise and Thanksgiving

If you awakened in the morning and had only that which you had thanked God for the night before …. what would you have ? Sometimes we become so focused on what we don’t have that we lose sight of what we do have and how God truly has blessed us....

 

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