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Start Up Company Combines Experience, Passion

An outdoor enthusiast, be it hunting, fishing, camping or just a well-prepared day-hiker, learns the importance of each piece of equipment working at its top level, doing what it is designed to, when... Full story

 

Utility Conversion Leads to New Equipment

The landscape around Sidney is changing. The number of utility poles is decreasing as lines are going underground. Sidney's Electrical Superintendent Mike Palmer Tuesday presented the city council a...

 

Sharing Resources: WNCC Meeting Connects Resources with Potential Entrepreneurs

Starting a business is seldom as easy as hanging a shingle on Main Street with the resulting crowds of customers beating down the door. It is the process of developing a vision, a product or service,...

 
 By Collin Spilinek    News    February 20, 2019 

Sasse Discusses Political Divisiveness At UNL Student Panel

LINCOLN--Society is going through a massive digital revolution, which has brought its upsides and downsides, but is starting to divide it as well, Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse told the crowd during a panel discussion Feb. 11. “I think what’s...

 

Applicators Require Training Before Applying Restricted-Use Pesticides

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is reminding farmers, ranchers and other pesticide applicators that it’s time to renew or obtain a private pesticide applicator license if you plan to purchase or use restricted-use...

 

Council Approves Transportation Plan

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved continuing its public transportation program. The decision will mean the City will need to find $25,000 to cover the loss of support from the Cheyenne County...

 

Split Vote Approves Rezoning

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved the rezoning of a 3.73 acre parcel on south 11th Avenue. The change allows limited agricultural use, up to one animal per acre and up to 30 percent of the...

 

School Board Reviews Finances

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 Board of Education Monday discussed the possible trend in funding for the next few years. The board met for its regular meeting Monday. Among the agenda...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 13, 2019

Historic Name Change

For the first time in more than 150 years, "American" is no longer part of the name of one of Sidney's oldest businesses. Last Friday, sign workers removed the last American Bank sign from the corner...

 

CASA Adds Eight Volunteers

Friday morning, Plains West CASA expanded its volunteer staff, adding eight new names to the list of volunteers passionate about children. CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, is a program that...

 

School Board Recognizes Student Teachers

To make good students, a school needs good, or better, teachers. To have quality teachers, you need good students of teaching. The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 has four examples of both, stud...

 

Legislature: Week in Review

LINCOLN — Lawmakers last week debated bills dealing with income tax credit, unemployment benefits, slavery as punishment and scholarships for students, among others. A proposed amendment to allow Nebraskans to receive a state income tax credit to...

 

Sidney Middle/Senior High School Recognizes Students

Sidney Public Schools' top students were recognized at the board of education meeting Monday. The student recognitions were through the Sidney Middle/Senior High School Monthly Performance Award...

 

On-Farm Research Update Meeting Feb. 27 At Alliance

Farm operators and agronomists are invited to attend the Nebraska On-Farm Research Network research results update meeting Feb. 27 at Alliance. The meeting will run from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., including lunch, at Knight Museum & Sandhills Center, 908 Y...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 8, 2019

Renkoski Builds Sidney Business into a Multi-State Service

Cody Renkoski really wasn't looking for a career position when he came out of college. Rather, he wanted to follow his passion of shooting sports and wanted a job that would allow him time to pull...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 8, 2019
 

Legislature Reviews 'Sanctuary State' Bill

The Judiciary Committee of the Nebraska Legislature is reviewing a Bill called the "Limited Immigration Inquiry Act." The Bill is sponsored by Sen. Megan Hunt. The purpose of the bill is to "promote...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 8, 2019

Grand Jury Finds No Wrongdoing in Flood Death

A Garden County grand jury has determined there was no criminal actions connected to the September death of a Sidney woman, Candy Flood, while she was in the custody at the Garden County Jail. At...

 

ACCIDENT REPORT

JAN. 25: A Dalton woman escaped injury when the Jeep she was driving collided with a deer at 5:26 p.m. Kathryn Benish, 34, of Dalton, was driving a 2011 Jeep on Cheyenne County Road 58 when she observed a deer on the left side of the road. She was...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    February 6, 2019

Highby Outdoors Opens Its Virtual Doors

After months of planning, hope, and a little consternation, the newest addition to Sidney's business community, Highby Outdoors, is open. The new online retailer announced Monday that it was open for...

 

County Tourism Awarded $25,000 Grant

The Nebraska Tourism Commissioner announced Friday grant awards totaling almost $800,000, including a $25,000 grant to Cheyenne County tourism. "With the widespread attention of our new campaign,...

 

Dalton Store Retains History: Convenience Store Meets Coffee Shop

Some of the charm of a small town is the "cathedral," as a sociologist might call it. It is the place where people meet for no more reason than to share a cup of coffee or carbonated drink, and the re...

 

County Contracts With Farris Engineering: Kimball Transit Seeks Cheyenne County Support

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday approved an agreement with Farris Engineering for installation of new water lines at the fairgrounds. The commissioners and Cheyenne County Fairboard have...

 

SHS Grad Awarded Hagan Scholarship

Hannah Rapp, a 2016 Sidney School graduate studying Microbiology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, was recently awarded a Study Abroad Award by the Hagan Scholarship Foundation to participate in a DIS Study Abroad Internship. The program will...

 

Haynes Inducted Into Nebraska Aviation Hall of Fame

There are people who aren't satisfied with driving the highways and byways. They want to see life from a few hundred, and higher, feet above the ground. Each year, the Nebraska Department of...

 

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