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'Guns N Hoses' Annual Softball Game Draws Crowd

The annual contest between law enforcement and firefighters met at the softball park again this year. This time, the trophy went to the firefighters. Proceeds from the game, t-shirt sale and related...

 

Redefining 'Mobile' Homes

Sometimes in life opportunity presents itself when following an unexpected path. That is part of the history with a new company in Cheyenne County. Ken Sawyer was a cabinet builder in the Denver...

 

How Can You Help Lower Your Longevity Risk?

The investment world contains different types of risk. Your stocks or stock-based mutual funds could lose value during periods of market volatility. The price of your bonds or bond funds could also decline, if new bonds are issued at higher interest...

 

Recalling More Than a Century of Living

To write of the life of another is a humbling experience and to live in the presence of that person is a life lesson. My brother Richard Kent Holloway and I share with you what we have heard...

 

Jordan Cook Added to Dean's List at Baylor University

WACO, Texas – Jordan Cook of Sidney is among the more than 5,300 Baylor University students who have been named to the Dean’s Academic Honor List for the spring 2020 semester. Cook is enrolled in the School of Engineering and Computer Science at...

 

Village of Dalton Cancels Fall Festival

The Dalton Fall Festival Committee is extremely saddened and heartbroken to make the decision that the 2020 Fall Festival has been CANCELLED! With the ever-changing COVID rules, regulations, and guidelines enacted by the government when it comes to...

 

SRMC Conducting Community Health Needs Assessment

Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) is conducting a Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) for the community. The purpose of this assessment is to identify major community health challenges, possible gaps in services, and other factors that may...

 

WNCC Partners with State to Train, Retrain COVID-19 Impacted Workers

SCOTTSBLUFF - Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) is a recipient of the Nebraska Workforce Retraining Initiative (WRI) Grant by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. This grant provides funds to administer scholarships to those...

 

Indicator Suggest Nebraska's Economic Rebound Continues

Lincoln, Nebraska — Nebraska’s leading economic indicator rose in June, according to the most recent report from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. The leading indicator rose 1.72 percent during the month. Increases in both May and June...

 

We All Have a Decision to Make

Some people think hell isn’t gonna be all that bad – especially since all their friends are gonna be there! But here’s the truth of it – hell is eternal darkness and solitude, in eternal flames and agony! Hell is a forever separation from...

 

Create Strategies to Help Achieve Your Financial Goals

Like most people, you probably have many financial goals: a comfortable retirement, long vacations, college for your children or grandchildren, the ability to leave something behind for the next...

 
 By Deb Fischer    Community    July 29, 2020

Battling Hunger and COVID

Whether it is the significant demand at the Food Bank of Lincoln or long lines at food pantries elsewhere in our state, the images of people struggling to put food on the table are alarming reminders...

 

Public Records

Sidney Police Department July 20 • 12 a.m. Suspicious Activity, 2500 block Craig Avenue. • 1:44 a.m. Traffic Stop, 2900 block Upland Parkway. • 3:53 a.m. Traffic Stop, Pole Creek Crossing and...

 

Sidney High School Recognizes 2020 Graduates

The Sidney High School Class of 2020 met as students one last time Saturday at the high school football field. The breeze and high temperatures welcomed a new day as students waited to hear their...

 

What Should You Do With An Inheritance?

If you were to inherit a large sum of money, what would you do with it?  The question may not be hypothetical, especially if you are in the millennial, Gen X or Gen Z demographic groups. That’s...

 
 By Doug Birky    Community    July 22, 2020

Congratulations To the High School Class of 2020

It finally happened in the heat of this Summer. Our Sidney High School Seniors were able to have their graduation ceremony this past Saturday morning. It was a very unusual ending to a most unusual school year. Hopefully our graduates were...

 

SPNRD July Board of Directors Meeting

On Tuesday, July 14, the South Platte Natural Resources District (SPNRD) Board of Directors (Board) hosted their monthly meeting at 5 p.m. at the South Platte NRD Conference Room (551 Parkland Drive, Sidney NE). Thad Kuntz, P.G., Principal...

 

Grant to Expand, Improve Sidney Public Schools Career Pathways Program

SIDNEY — A $100,000 grant from the Sidney Community Donor-Advised Fund, an affiliated fund of Nebraska Community Foundation, will result in expanded offerings and opportunities for Sidney High School students involved in the Career Pathways...

 

Creek Valley Hosting Blood Drive

OMAHA — Beginning today and for a limited time, the American Red Cross is testing all blood, platelet and plasma donations for COVID-19 antibodies, providing donors insight into whether they have been exposed to this coronavirus. At the same time,...

 

Disability Advocates Call on Insurance Companies to Protect Autism Services

Lincoln – Families of individuals with disabilities were informed in May that many would no longer receive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) at the Munroe-Meyer Institute that is vital for children with disabilities starting in September. ABA is...

 

Protect Yourself Against Financial Scammers

It’s unfortunate, but true: During this period of economic uncertainty, one of the busiest “industries” has been financial scamming. But it goes on even during normal times, too, so you’ll...

 

Our One Foundation

Last week, many evenings were spent protecting my plants under the patio because of bad weather warnings. No one likes bad weather, but it is nice that we have warnings to prepare us a little ahead of time. Life is not all sunshine. Neither is it...

 

Bethel No. 25 Job's Daughters Compete in Annual State Virtual Event

Bethel #25 of Sidney, NE of Job’s Daughters International competed in their annual state competition “Find the Music Within” Grand Session virtually this past week. While the Arts & Crafts...

 

Aquatic Center Closed July 18, 2020 Due to Graduation

Due to Sidney High School's delayed graduation this Saturday July 18th and the availability of lifeguards and staff, The Sidney Aquatic Center will be closed to celebrate this year's graduating class. The Aquatic Center will reopen for regular...

 

VALTS Agreement Renewed

The Sidney School District approved an agreement with Education Service Unit (ESU) 13 for the Valley Alternative Learning Transitioning School (VALTS). VALTS is a program designed “to provide...

 

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