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State Chamber Promotes Nebraska Resources

To reach the future, you need a plan, a blueprint of what you have and how to arrive at where you want to be. That is the goal of Blueprint Nebraska. The program is the result of a group of business,... Full story

 

Friday Afternoon Entertainment

Bill Owen of Trickshot sings out from the stage for Downtown Sounds last venue of the season as drummer Dean McCall backs him up. The event included vendors and the Sidney High School dance team... Full story

 

County Cuts Nearly $1 Million from Budget

The Cheyenne County Commissioners are set to propose a budget with cuts amounting to almost $1 million. The cuts are a result of a substantial decrease in the county's valuation, according to...

 

Big Boy Brings Back Memories

There's something about a train that enraptures people. Maybe it is the sense of power, progress and development. For some, it is the recollection of days gone by. Thursday morning, The Union Pacific...

 

School Board Reviews Policies

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 started the process of reviewing and updating policies in the Monday, Aug. 12 meeting. The board reviewed the 2002 Organization of the Board policy. The...

 

Council Reviews Budget Options

The Sidney City Council met in a Work Session Aug. 6 to discuss next year's budget. The agenda was kept to reviewing the City Manager's Budget for 2019-2020. City Manager Ed Sadler's budget...

 

USDOL Funds Will Assist Employers Impacted by Flooding Grants Will Fund Temporary Infrastructure Repair Jobs

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL) is now accepting grant applications from local workforce development areas needing to repair damage to public infrastructure resulting from the spring flooding. NDOL has received $2 million in...

 

Sun-Telegraph Announces Staff Changes

The Sidney Sun-Telegraph announces that editor Forrest Hershberger has been promoted to publisher. He officially took the helm on Friday, July 26. Hershberger came to Sidney in 2017, having most of 25...

 

Work to Begin on I-80, Sidney to Sunol

Weather permitting, work will begin August 12 on I-80 from Sidney to Sunol westbound, Reference Post 60.70 to Reference Post 68.67, according to the Nebraska Department of Transportation. Scodeller... Full story

 

SRMC Unveils Patient Data System

Your child is an active teenager. Some would say reckless and overactive. He doesn’t play. He dares death and injury to stand in front of him. Eventually it does and the next call is to the... Full story

 

Dalton VFD Awarded Rescue Gear

They are often the unnoticed tradesmen, building empires from a handful of tools and a vision. Some jokingly say they are the original gamblers, trying to bet against nature. The Center for Disease...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    July 31, 2019

Bareback Riding

Louisiana's Waylon Guy Bourgeois earned third place for this ride in the Bareback Riding event at the PRCA Rodeo at the Cheyenne County Fair on Wednesday....

 

MMP Enterprises Awarded LB840 Funds

The Sidney City Council recently approved funding to assist MMP Enterprises in opening a new location in Sidney. MMP Enterprises USA, with its parent office based in Toronto Canada, is a fulfillment...

 

Beware of Phone Scams Social Security Admin. Does Not Call for Personal Data

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. Likewise, if it sounds too dark and negative, it may not be true. The telephone in all of its assets is also a pipeline for scammers trying to get...

 

Multi-state Ride Brings Awareness to Reservation

On Friday afternoon, commuters on Highway 30 between Potter and Sidney had an extra "personality" on the pavement. It was a scene that could almost be timeless with two horseback riders cutting...

 

Public Records

Sidney Police Department July 22 • 2:02 am, Foot Patrol • 5:41 am, Agency Assist, 1200 block Summit Dr. • 6:48 am, Alarm Business, 100 block Cabela Dr. • 7:07 am, Disturbance, 500 block 14th Ave. • 8:46 am, Follow Up, 800 block Hoffies Dr....

 

Fair and Rodeo Queen's Court Invites Youth to 2019 Fair

T he Cheyenne County Fair and Rodeo is underway and Fair and Rodeo Queen Callie Brown and her court wants to make sure everyone attends the festivities. Brown, Vach and Van Anne spent Wednesday...

 
 By Caroline Brauer    News    July 24, 2019

Wheat Harvest Reports Up to 100 Bushels per Acre

According to the USDA Crop Progress Report for the week ending July 21, 2019, topsoil moisture supplies rated 1 percent very short, 12 short, 76 adequate, and 11 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies...

 

Dress Down Day Supports Elevator Project

Small communities exist on two locations socially: a school and a church. Both are used as "community centers," locations for public events. However, when the design of the facility limits access to a...

 

Summer Heat Safety - Avoid Heat - Related Illness with These Tips

Lincoln – Temperatures in some parts of Nebraska are expected to spike later this week and into the weekend. In response, heat advisories and excessive heat watches are in effect in the state. Staying cool, keeping hydrated, and moderating outdoor...

 

Panhandle Mosquitoes Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Several Panhandle mosquito trap sites have recently tested positive for West Nile virus. These positive mosquitoes gives Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD) an indicator of the location of the...

 

Steffens the 'Heart' of FCE

At a recent meeting of the western district of Family and Community Education, Deloris Steffens of Sidney was honored as the 2018 Nebraska “Heart of FCE” homemaker award. The award was presented by District President Cathy Mckown, recognizing...

 

Governor Visits Sidney / Celebrates Jump in State's Business Ranking

Almost a month ago, the state of Nebraska was recognized by Area Development Magazine with the Silver Shovel Award. Gold and Silver Shovel Awards are presented to states that rank among the top in... Full story

 

County Moving Ahead With Water Project

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday were offered a plan on how to address the water system at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds. The county has been seeking an answer the the fairgrounds aging...

 

Cheyenne County Fair Starts Sunday

The 2019 Cheyenne County Fair gets underway Sunday, July 21, with numerous events throughout the week. The week starts with the NBHA Barrel Racing Sunday in the arena. The 4-H event is free to the...

 

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