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Memorial Gardens Work Day

A work day is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, at Memorial Gardens. A potluck will be held at noon. Contact Kathy at 254-3998 for more information....

 

Short-term Investments Offer Liquidity – and More

Generally speaking, investing is a long-term process. You invest in your IRA and 401(k) to reach a long-term goal – retirement. You may invest in a 529 education savings plan for many years to reach another long-term goal – college for your...

 

A Way of Seeing

A central visual symbol in almost every Lutheran worship space is the cross. This cruel instrument of torture and death was reserved for rebellious slaves, violent criminals, and threatening criminal subversives. We see the Cross as a central symbol...

 

Oct. 23-24 Youth Pheasant Season Includes Special Youth Hunts

LINCOLN – The Oct. 23-24 statewide youth pheasant, quail, and partridge season for hunters ages 15 and younger provides an excellent opportunity to mentor new hunters. “Each fall, the youth season provides a great opportunity to get young family...

 
 By Xin Wiso    Community    October 20, 2021 

Panhandle Perspective:

Nowadays, farmers have more access than ever to data of all kinds about their crops, thanks to rapid development of sensor and telemetry technologies over the past few decades. Yet the adoption rate o...

 

Voc-Air Club Hosts Fly-In

Pictured from left are Nick Miller, Pete Flamig and Zach Meininger. The Western Nebraska Community College Voc-Air Flying Club hosted a Fly-In breakfast at the Sidney Airport Saturday. For $8, $4 for...

 

The Well-Armed Woman:

On a Sunday in late March 1970, 22-year-old Kathleen Johns packed her infant daughter into a station wagon and left San Bernardino, California to visit her sick mother. Kathleen was also seven months pregnant with the child of her long-time...

 

Harvest Reminder for Commuters, Ag Producers

LINCOLN — Harvest is in full swing across Nebraska and the Nebraska State Patrol encourages all motorists to be aware of agriculture equipment traveling on roads throughout the state. “Agriculture producers across Nebraska are busy moving from...

 

Financial Moves for Women Business Owners

If you’re a woman who owns a business, you may have some challenges not shared by your male peers – but you also have several opportunities to help improve your financial future. You may already be taking some or all the right steps, but here...

 

The Strength of My Soul

Recently, I had the privilege of visiting my daughter’s church and hearing their Praise Group sing the song, “Your Love Defends Me” by Matt Maher. I left that church with the lyrics going over and over in my mind. The Gospel set to music gets d...

 

Evaluating Long-term Effects of Recent Panhandle Wildfires

Farmers and ranchers struggle to recover financially from recent panhandle wildfires that damaged their crops and infrastructure along with forcing a relocation of cows and calves. Two wildfires burned more than 8,200 acres of pasture and cropland...

 

Nothing More Nebraska - 2021 State Fair 'Fun'

Grand Island, NE — The Nebraska State Fair opened with great excitement and anticipation. The gates opened and the grounds filled with fairgoers as State Fair Board Chair Beth Smith and Executive...

 

Public Records

October 1 2:46 am, Agency assist, Little Tornado Towing, Illinois St. 2:50 am, Theft Vehicle, Walmart, Silverberg Dr. 9:01 am, Directed Health Measure 9:03 am, Civil Standby, Civil Standby-Keep the Peace, Illinois St. 11:15 am, Agency Assist 11:57...

 

13th Avenue City Hall Entrance Closed

ATTENTION: The City of Sidney office door on 13th Street is closed due to the road construction. Access to the City office and the drive-thru window is open off of King Street. Please pay attention to the detour signs. Thank you for being patient...

 

North Stars Open the House

North Elementary School was a hive of activity recently when staff and students welcomed the public, specifically family and parents, to visit their learning environment. North Elementary hosted “A...

 

What does retirement security mean to you?

October is National Retirement Security Month. But what does retirement security mean to you? And how can you work toward achieving it? Here are some suggestions: • Build your resources. While you’re working, save in tax-advantaged accounts such...

 

The Universality of the Lord's Prayer

The most popular prayer that human societies have ever uttered during the past twenty centuries is undoubtedly the prayer that Jesus taught his disciples, ‘Our Father’, which is otherwise called ‘The Lord’s Prayer’. Anyone going to the...

 

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES:

Can winter field peas, planted in September and harvested the middle of the following summer (like winter wheat), work as part of the dryland cropping rotations in the Nebraska Panhandle? The question is being studied by the alternative crops...

 

Nebraska Farm Bureau Urges State's Congressional Delegation To Support Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

LINCOLN – Nebraska Farm Bureau is asking Nebraska’s three House members to support the Senate passed version of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act when it comes to the House floor for a vote. “Whether it’s good roads to move crops and...

 

CDC, FDA Authorize Pfizer-BioNTech Booster

Lincoln – On Thursday, September 23, 2021, Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a recommendation for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in populations who are at highest risk for COVID-19. The CDC...

 

Public Records

September 24 3:24 am, Abandoned Vehicle, Loves Truck Stop, Chase Blvd. 12:25 am, Medical Call, Charlotte DR. 2:36 pm, Suspicious Activity, 20th Ave. & Dodge St. 3:48 pm, Disturbance, Loves Truck Stop, Chase Blvd. 5:21 pm, Medical Call, E Illinois...

 

Sidney High School Range Judging

Congratulations to these Sidney high students who attended the State Range Judging competition on September 29th in Valentine, Nebraska. Team members pictured include Emily Miller, Zoe Fornander,...

 

Evangelical Free Church Hosting Single Ladies Winter Car Check

Single ladies are invited to bring their cars to the Sidney Evangelical Free Church parking lot at 2763 11th Ave., 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Oct. 9, for a free winter car check. Our inspection includes: lights, tires, oil, transmission fluid,... Full story

 

Bookmobile Connects Resources with Readers

It is the image of an updated school bus. The school yellow and black has been exchanged for white, with blue lettering. It isn't inhabited by a start-up band or college philosophers seeking the...

 

Prepare Yourself Financially for Illness ... Just in Case

All of us hope to live long, healthy lives, so we do what we can to take care of ourselves through proper diet, exercise and avoiding unhealthy activities. However, none of us can predict our future, so it pays to be prepared for anything ...

 

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