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Sidney Tree Board To Hold Annual Tree Give Away

The Sidney Tree Board will celebrate Arbor Day with its annual tree give-away Saturday, April 27 at the Lodgepole Valley Youth Camp. The celebration also will honor Sidney as a member of Tree City USA, a program provided by the National Arbor Day Fou... Full story

 

Walk for Autism

Sunday afternoon, the third annual Walk for Autism was held in Sidney. About 25 years ago, the Autism Society started a nationwide effort to promote autism awareness. The effort is focused on...

 

'Just for Kix' Performs Final Recital of the Year

The Just for Kix dance program held its final recital of the year Sunday at Sidney Midle School. The recital included children from preschool to high school, whimsical to Broadway themes. The event...

 

Free Suicide Prevention Training Set

SCOTTSBLUFF -- At a recent community meeting, Shelby Benson noticed a lot of questions went unanswered in regards to suicide prevention. “I heard a lot of parents saying, ‘What can we do?’ There wasn’t a whole lot of specific answers for...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 10, 2019

South Elementary Students Earn Visit from Dinosaur

Who says learning can't be fun? Certainly not Rick Meyer, principal at Sidney's South Elementary. Meyer delighted students and parents alike Friday when he opened the day in a fun and unusual way,...

 

Potter Students Offer Soldiers 'A Cup of Joe'

The further a person is away from home, the more important the simple things in life become, and being assigned sometimes half a world away protecting the interests of the country sometimes means a... Full story

 

Stahl Wins Best Overall in Art

Hannah Stahl, a senior at Potter-Dix High School, won the Best Overall High School category for her artwork in the Youth Art Month art exhibit held at the State Capital Building in Lincoln. Her... Full story

 

Community Invited To Severe Weather Spotter Training

Residents of Cheyenne County communities are invited to attend a Severe Weather Spotter Training co-sponsored by Cheyenne County Emergency Management and the National Weather Service (NWS). The... Full story

 

Sidney Supports Flood Victims

The storm of about two weeks ago hit the Panhandle with an hours-long blizzard. The impact to central and eastern Nebraska continues to be more like the the Dutch Boy pulled his finger out of the...

 

Returning the Favor: Dalton Fire Department Repays Kindness of Eastern Nebraska Town

As the old saying goes, "What goes around, comes around." That's not always a bad thing. Just ask the community of Winslow, Nebraska. Last week, Winslow was one of several towns and cities across the...

 

Pancake Feed

The Lodgepole Lions Club held its pancake feed recently as a fund raiser for scholarships. The Lions served a record 147 people and made $900 to be used towards the high school sch...

 

Nordyke Wins Best of Show

The results of the 2019 Cheyenne County Art Guild Annual Show were announced Wednesday. About 100 people attended the 2 ½ day event in downtown Sidney. Best of Show goes to Ron Nordyke with an...

 

Poster and Essay Contest Winners Announced

Seven Cheyenne County youth were recently awarded certificates by the Cheyenne County Family and Community Education (FCE) organization during their poster and essay contest. Lillian Dyson, a home-sch...

 

Commission To Accept Volunteer Help In Cleanup Of Parks

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Game and Parks Commission is grateful for the outpouring of offers from volunteers to help with cleanup efforts at state parks, wildlife management areas and trails damaged by the recent catastrophic flooding. The Commission...

 
 By Staff    Community    March 22, 2019

Sidney Comes to Aid of Flood Victims

While Cheyenne County needed the weekend to dig out of snow, the eastern portion of the state is trying to hold back the water. The Nebraska State Emergency Operation Center (SEOC) was opened...

 

Cheyenne County Art Guild's Spring Show

Tish Treinen, left, and Cindi Egging place artwork for display in preparation for the opening of the 49th Cheyenne County Art Guild's Spring Show. The show continues today (Friday) and Saturday, at...

 

Local Organization Seeks Improved Playground Experience

Not everyone can experience the enjoyment of swings or slides in the park in the same way other children do. Some have specific challenges that make the experience something other children do. That...

 

Porter Earns Place on Johns Hopkins Deans List

BALTIMORE, Md. – Mitchell Porter of Sidney was named to the Dean's list for academic excellence for the fall 2018 semester at Johns Hopkins University. To be selected for this honor, a student must...

 

Rodeo Queen Promotes Responsibility to Next Generation

She held the children's attention like fine jewels. In turn, they submitted their attention as the queen entered the room. Their gasps in excitement could be heard throughout the room as Cheyenne Coun...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    March 6, 2019

Sledding

Big snows meant big opportunities for sledding in Sidney over the weekend. This group of youngsters took advantage of piles left from clearing off parking lots for their sledding and snow climbing...

 

Indoor Fishing

Bass Pro/Cabela's held fishing clinics Saturday in Sidney. Pictured are children helping stock the fishing tank in Cabela's. Pictured from left to right are Faith McHenry, Ava McHenry, Kate...

 

Benefit Dinner for Sidney Resident March 9

In October 2018, Dianne Bates was diagnosed with throat cancer, Stage 4 Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma. The diagnosis came after four to five months of doctor visits. After each visit, Bates and her family left with her symptoms getting worse....

 

Royalty

Dorothy Kettler and Leonard Soucie were chosen as the Valentine Day King and Queen at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care. Residents voted to see who would be recognized for the honor,...

 

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