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Council Approves LB840 Funds for Two New Businesses

Sidney Economic Development Director Melissa Norgard announced in the city council meeting Tuesday that October is Manufacturing Month, then went on to present two proposals for assisting new...

 

City Agrees to GIS Workshop Agreement

What started as difficulty filling a staff position evolved into an agreement that could provide better services to the City of Sidney and save the City money. The City of Sidney’s GIS/Zoning...

 

City Loses Lawsuit Against Power Supplier

A few years ago, the City of Sidney filed a lawsuit against its electric power provider. The reason for the suit, according to City Manager Ed Sadler, is the company, Municipal Energy Agency of...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 12, 2018 

Electric Dept. Looking Into Power Outage

City officials are still working to determine what caused a power outage in parts of Sidney Monday. For about 20 minutes, much of Sidney’s north side and the center of town, including downtown,...

 

Missing Children Found in Utah

Two Sidney children were found safe in Utah late Wednesday following an advisory seeking their whereabouts. Sidney Police Department issued an Endangered Missing Advisory early Wednesday afternoon to determine the whereabouts of one-year-old...

 

City to Mark Water Shutoffs

City officials have announce the Sidney Water Department will be flagging meter pits and curb stops starting October 10 through October 19. This will be done to mark GPS (global positioning system) locations to update city maps and utility...

 

Winter Parking Restrictions Begin

The City of Sidney would like to remind its citizens that starting October 15, 2018, all types of trailers, boats, and recreational vehicles are not allowed to be parked on the city streets. This restricted parking is enforced on all streets inside...

 

Woman Arrested in Kimball for Assault With BB Gun

A Kimball woman was arrested Oct. 4 on charges related to an assault with a BB gun at the Kimball Motel. Police were called to the motel at about 11:33 p.m., in response to a call from a woman...

 

Regional West Offers Flu Shot Clinics

SCOTTSBLUFF – Regional West Community Health and Family Medicine clinics will hold flu shot clinics in area communities throughout the month of October. “Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness that can lead to serious complications in...

 

School Board Reviews Conduct Policies

Student discipline, Internet and computer access and student bullying policies were discussed in Monday’s Sidney Public School Board of Education meeting. The student discipline policy defines that...

 

'Crane Theory' Scheduled for Sidney Oct. 12

The High Plains Arts Council is hosting “Crane Theory” 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12. The concert will be at Sidney High School Performing Arts Center. Crane Theory is a the brain child of Lucas...

 

FAFSA Open for Applications

LINCOLN – EducationQuest Foundation reminds students and parents that the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) opened Oct. 1 for students planning to attend college during the 2019-20 academic year. The FAFSA is the application for...

 

Aviation Art Contest 2019 "My Dream To Fly"

Since 1986, the Department of Transportation/Division of Aeronautics has sponsored an annual Aviation Art Contest for the benefit of our youth. The program goal is to motivate and encourage young people to become more familiar with and participate...

 

Vehicle Report

Two vehicles collided near the intersection of College Drive and Fort Sidney Road Monday afternoon resulting in minor injuries to one driver. Traffic was diverted to one lane No further information...

 

Director Updates Council on Comm Center

“It was a very good year,” says Cheyenne County Emergency Communications Center Director Heidi Gillespie. Gillespie recently presented her report on the communication center’s fiscal year. To sa...

 

New Business Offers Home Spun Recreation

Sheep and lambs are thought of for their bleating, almost crying, but seldom laughing, until now. Mark and Tiann Goll are opening a fabric and spinning business in Sidney, "Laughing Lamb Fibers."...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 5, 2018

2019 County Fair Plans Being Honed

Plans for the Cheyenne County Fair keep moving forward. At their monthly meeting this week, Fair Board members reviewed the events schedule for the fair, scheduled for July 21-27, 2019. In discussion,...

 

Police Department Remains Busy

Sidney police continue to investigate a number of incidents that have taken place at businesses near the I-80 east interchange. Most recent of those is a cart push out at WalMart, where a person placed a number of items in an alternate container and...

 

Department of Insurance To Be In Sidney

The Nebraska Department of Insurance is coming to Sidney to discuss insurance issues with people in a town hall forum on October 16th from 6-8 p.m at the Hampton Inn in the Sunset Board room. If you are interested in getting some information...

 

City Columbus Day Schedule

The City of Sidney will be observing the Columbus Day holiday on Monday, October 8. All City Departments will be closed, including the Library, the Landfill, and both public transportation buses. Trash collection normally scheduled for Monday will...

 

RIBBON CUTTING: The Dock Bar & Grill

Ryan Fortune, center, cuts the ribbon, with the assistance of his wife Tammy, at The Dock Bar and Grill last week. Cheyenne County Ambassadors joined the couple in the ceremony, helping kick the...

 

Cycling Pair Support Police, Firefighters in Cross-country Ride

The world looks a lot different from a bicycle seat. Time moves slower. Details are clearer. The sunshine is sharper and optimism is a little easier to accept. Cross-country tours also offer the...

 

Gusman Resigns as County Veterans Service Officer

After serving Cheyenne County veterans for several years, Ron Gusman is resigning. He will remain on the job through Dec. 31. The discussion Monday with the Cheyenne County Commissioners focused on ho...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    October 3, 2018

Feddersen Found Not Guilty On Two Felony Charges

A Sidney man who was accused of beating and robbing an acquaintance during a burglary has been acquitted by a jury. Jackson (Jack) Feddersen was arrested just more than a year ago when he was named by...

 

Human Sex Trafficking Exposed Wednesday Night (10/10/18)

PLEASE NOTE: 10/3/18's Edition of the paper has an incorrect date for the showing. Please see below for the correct date. Human sex trafficking has been a growing problem in today's world. Hardly a...

 

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