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 By Don Ogle    Community    May 17, 2019

Fourth Graders Learn Lakota Ways

Fourth grade students at North Elementary have been learning about other cultures this week, part of a program sponsored by the Nebraska and High Plains Arts Councils. Steve Tamayo, a Lakota Sioux who...

 

Sidney DOL Staff Focused on Keeping People Working

Sometimes the hardest part about losing a job is getting back into the workforce. With the changes the Sidney and Cheyenne County economy has experienced, workers have a long list of needs. Sometimes...

 

First 'Night Out' in Potter a Success

Potter is a town where banquet dining is common in the cafe, a stranger might even share a slice of fresh pie, and if someone hasn't greeted you like and neighbor, you haven't been out of your car or...

 

Passion Drives Unified Raiders

The 2018 Walk Out of Darkness suicide awareness and prevention event earned Liz Borgmann recognition for organizing the event. However, she quickly admits it wouldn’t have had the flare it did witho...

 

Students Challenged to be Real

What if people started looking beyond the obvious, spent less time judging on the mask a person wears and more time relating to the person behind the mask? What if safety in a school started with stud...

 

Superhero 5K Run Exceeds Expectations

The wind and cool weather didn’t stop the caped crusader or the web crawler from running for a cause Saturday. Plains West CASA hosted its first Superhero 5K run Saturday, April 27, at Legion Park....

 

Spring Sing at Central Elementary

Central Elementary School students performed their Central Spring Sing Wednesday. The kindergarten students sang songs including "Bought Me a Dog," "The Old Grey Cat," "Grizzly Bear," "the Other Day...

 

'Girls Day Out' Deemed a Success

The 2019 Girls Day Out was several inches - of snow – off from the 2018, and the participation shows it, according to event organizers. Girls Day Out is an event hosted by the Cheyenne County...

 

Plains West CASA Seeking 'Villains,' 'Superheros'

Plains West CASA is hosting its first “Superhero Run and Villain Chase (fun run). The event will be held Saturday, starting from the Shelter House at Legion Park. Registration starts at 8 a.m. and the run/walk starts at 9 a.m. Cost of the 5k race...

 

'Girls Day Out' Set for Saturday

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is hosting the annual Girls Day Out tomorrow, Saturday, April 27. Registration is at the Fox Theatre beginning at 10 a.m. A small fee is charged to participants to cover costs. Registration includes a gift bag...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    April 26, 2019

Memorial Fund Established for Herrera

A Sidney nurse has started a memorial fund after her friend and co-worker lost a family member in a tragic accident this week. Joni Peters, a nurse at Sidney Regional Medical Center started the fund...

 

Kyra's Kisses Fundraiser May 4

A child’s pain and suffering are quick ways to disrupt innocence. When the malady needs treated at a hospital, the child needs something distracting, familiar to keep him or her from focusing on the...

 

Sun and Easter Egg Fun

Sidney's community Easter Egg Hunt at the Legion Park baseball fields brought out crowds of children seeking the chocolates, plastic eggs and a chance to win an Easter Egg basket as well as meet the...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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