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North Elementary Fundraiser

Vicki Brauer shakes hands with Tristen Tanquary while North Elementary Principal Nancy Rowlett and her husband Eldon look on. Dairy Queen donated 10 percent of sales between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. to...

 

Haley Continues to Heal Following Injury

Leyton High School football player Drew Haley continues to recuperate from an injury he sustained at the Leyton season opener Aug. 30. In the first quarter of that game, Haley went high to catch a...

 

Arts Council Brings Elvis Tribute to Sidney

"Elvis" is entering the county. Joseph Hall's Elvis Rock 'N' Remember Tribute will be onstage at Sidney High School September 22. The show opens the 2018-2019 Sidney Arts Council season. The concert w...

 

Fire Department Presented Donations

Pictured from left to right are Keith Stone, Dana Reece, Sidney Fire Chief LaVerne Bown, Mike Butts, Rob Roderick, Mathew Butts, Jessica Eddy, Lucas Eddy and Shanna Grabowsk. The Sidney Volunteer...

 

Gastons Named Potter Days Grand Marshals

Bob and Shirley Gaston have been selected as 2018 Potter Days Grand Marshals. Potter Days festivities are Aug. 31 and September 1-2. Bob was born in Sidney and attended Potter Public Schools,...

 

Peetz Class of '63

The Peetz High School class of 1963 had an informal 55th class reunion in Sidney, Nebraska at Buffalo Point Saturday evening, Aug. 11 and a brunch at Perkins Restaurant Sunday morning, Aug. 12....

 

Potter Queen Candidates

Potter Days Queen Candidates for the 2018 celebration are, from left, Ginny Herboldsheimer, daughter of Bryan and Laurie Herboldsheimer, Annaleigh Schuessler, daughter of Craig Schuessler and Rhonda...

 

NOH Records Successful Night

Legion Park had a different kind of buzz through the evening Friday. It carried the drone of activity from walkers, music, dancing, auctions and many other activities in support of cancer research...

 

Cancer Patients, Supporters Benefit from Prison Knitting Program

For many, the word inmate conjures images of social outcasts, men who for one reason or another never will fit in society. A group of inmates at Sterling Correctional Facility are working to change...

 

Westside Church of Christ Reopens Sunday

There are at least two verses of the Bible coming together this weekend: "Where two or more come together in my name, there am I with them. (Matthew 18:19 [NIV version])" and "Therefore go and make...

 

Eugene Howard Hume

Eugene Howard Hume, long time Sidney resident died on August 4, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 P.M., Thursday, August 9th in the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church with Pastor Neil Carlson...

 

Sidney High Track Resurfacing Project to Begin

After a delay of about a month, Sidney High School Activities Director Mike Brockhaus announced the track resurfacing project will start on Tuesday August 7th. The resurfacing will assure the the quality and integrity of the track surface, and will... Full story

 

Community Center Reports Busy Summer

Use of the Cheyenne County Community Center is changing, but Center Director Michael Namuth says participation in programs is strong. Community Center staff are responsible for scheduling reservations... Full story

 

Partnership Ready to Help With School Supplies

School supplies are foremost in the thinking of Community Action Partnership of Western NE in Sidney these days. CAPWN is currently working to collect supplies. Through its Back to School Pack...

 

Community Comes Together to Help Farmer in Need

One of the values of small towns is the community spirit, the willingness to get involved when a neighbor needs a helping hand. It is the value that goes beyond knowing the community. It is about...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 18, 2018

Girl Scout Project to Benefit Pets, Owners

A trio of Sidney Girls Scouts is currently working on the finishing touches of a project to help pets and pet owners. As they prepared to work toward a Silver Award, the highest possible for Girl Scou...

 

Former Nebraskan Signing New Book Saturday

Cheryl Reich-Bills, formerly of Nebraska and South Dakota, will be hosting a book signing 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, July 14, at Barb’s Gifts in Sterling. In addition to signing her new book, “SPLIT,” she is offering a free copy of “Mountain...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 11, 2018

Fair Opens This Week; PRCA Returns

Cheyenne County's Fair and Rodeo should be one not to miss as the Fair Board is pulling out all the stops this year with the best it could find for fun and entertainment. As always, 4-H activities...

 

Radtke, Brown Dress for Fair Success

Carissa Radtke is in her second year as Cheyenne County Fair Queen and Callie Brown is days from coronation as Lady in Waiting. "It is kind of representing Cheyenne County," Brown said. "Its been...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 11, 2018

Harvest is in Full Swing

Cheyenne County's harvest slowly began with early cutting over the weekend, with the first loads of wheat being accepted at Frenchman Valley Coop elevator in Lodgepole Saturday. With the last few...

 

Downtown Sounds Hosts John King Friday Night

Country music artist John King will be on stage Friday night for the July 7 Downtown Sounds event. The concert starts at 6:30 p.m. at Hickory Street Square in downtown Sidney. From a "little mountain...

 

Sidney Library Introduces New Tech to Hobbyists, Small Businesses

About seven months in service, and Sidney Public Library's MakerSpace is drawing interest from the community. MakerSpace is a program at the library that offers computer-based technology including...

 
 By Don Ogle    Community    July 6, 2018

Fireworks

The Sidney Volunteer Fire Department once again wowed spectators with a spectacular fireworks show on July 3. Neighborhoods were also treated to independent displays until midnight July 4 as...

 

CHOW Garden

UNL's Terri James, left, and Morgan Hartline, third from left, discuss garden plants and planting with Dana Revell and Dan O'Dell with the Deer Run Community Garden group Monday. James, who heads...

 

Class Of 1968 Planning 50th Reunion

Alumni of Sidney High School invited to attend the 50th Reunion of the Sidney High School Class of 1968 to be held in Sidney on Aug. 17 and 18, 2018. The cost for the weekend will be $100 per couple...

 

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