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 By Mike Motz    News    December 1, 2022 

Adams Industries is Driving "Home Town Fresh" Forward

A new custom mobile food pantry designed and built by Adams Industries was unveiled Tuesday morning, and the trailer not only impressed with its mission, but with the clever engineering and...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    December 1, 2022 

County Audit Approved; Local Solar Power Amped Up as Project Moves Forward

The November 21 meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners centered on the 2021-22 audit, and after a telephone meeting with an auditor, the audit was approved. The telephone meeting with auditor...

 

Holidays At Hickory Square Set For Saturday

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring “Holidays at Hickory Square” on Friday, December 2. The event kicks off at 3 p.m. when you can meet Santa and his Reindeer, provided by Viaero Wireless. The UNL Extension Office will provide...

 

Betty Peetz Turns 100

Sidney resident Betty Peetz celebrated her 100th birthday on Monday, November 28, 2022 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care Facility. Surrounded by family, friends and well wishers,...

 

Sidney Elks Lodge 1894 Receives Six-figure Grant

The Elks Lodge building has been a cornerstone of Sidney, Nebraska since it was commissioned in 1929 to be the city auditorium, city offices and event center. Legendary entertainers such as Duke...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    November 24, 2022

Hajek Defeats Keller In Contentious County Assessor's Race

The big race that was being watched in Cheyenne County on Election Day was for the Cheyenne County Assessor. Normally an assessor's race is not a very high-profile office, but over the past year...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    November 24, 2022

2021 Music Evangelist of the Year Sings for Sidney

The Well Church in Sidney and the Fox Theater hosted the multi-award winning musician Justin Todd Herod Saturday night. It was a well-attended evening of country music with a Christian message that...

 

INSIDE!! New SST PAGE LINEUP

Same pages, new locations! Local news: 2A Opinion page: 3A Community Photos: 4A & 5A Faith/Church: 6A Crossword & Comics: 7A Finance/Business: 8A AG & Real Estate: 9A Obits/local news: 10A Oh Look! More Changes! Yay! Said no one ever. No one...

 
 By Joshua Wood    News    November 17, 2022

Past decisions and present consequences

On November 8, while voters were deciding the future of the Sidney City Council, the governing body held a lengthy discussion about the past, present and future of the city. The discussion was...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    November 17, 2022

Plummer Honored For Entrepreneurship Best Practices

Tess Plummer, Associate Principal and Grade 12 School Counselor at Sidney High School, was recognized recently at the Nebraska Best Practices Summit in Kearney. Plummer is also the coordinator of the...

 

Dude's Still has 'Steak' in Community

When one thinks of Sidney, they might associate the Nebraska Panhandle city with Cabela's. While the "world's foremost outfitter" is certainly a destination for many, locals know the true Sidney icon...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    November 3, 2022

Fraas Honored For Downtown Lighting Work

Larry Fraas has been instrumental in keeping Sidney's downtown area illuminated and inviting for residents and visitors alike, and has been honored by the Sidney City Council for his efforts. An idea...

 

Cheyenne County Unofficial Election Results

Over 600,000 Nebraskans took to the polls on Tuesday to cast their votes with an overwhelming Republican victory. What follows are unofficial election results starting with the U.S. Congressional District 03 and select statewide races. Cheyenne...

 

Addressing Drug Use

Elevate Community Conversations is having a live event 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2022 at the Sidney High School auditorium. The Featured speaker is from the Omaha Nebraska DEA, the U.S....

 

Legacy Lives On

Some people have a way of touching people that impacts lives long after their mortal existence expires. Lori Bartling is one of those people. She was known in the Cheyenne County Courthouse for her...

 

Five Names, Four Seats on City Council Ballot

Voters will have a full list of hopefuls on the ballot for Sidney City Council. The council is designed with four seats including the mayor, and there will be six names on the ballot. However, Tony...

 

Changing Formats

Let's admit it. Few of us like change, even the change in our pocket. If we dig for change in our favorite denim it often means we are worried about being short at the cashier, or adding more change t...

 

Council Approves 2-Hour Parking

The Sidney City Council approved limiting parking on the east side of 10th Avenue from Jackson Street to King Street. The move was made in the October 11 meeting of the city council. The move was...

 

Randin Roland Presented with Distinguished Judge In Service to the Judiciary Award

Judge Randin Roland, Cheyenne County Court, was presented with the Supreme Court’s highest honor on October 12, 2022, during the annual judges’ conference. Justice William Cassel presented...

 

103 LBs of Suspected Marijuana Found in I-80 Traffic Stop

(SIDNEY)  — Troopers with the Nebraska State Patrol have arrested a New York woman after locating more than 100 pounds of suspected marijuana during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 near Sunol. At approximately 10:15 p.m. MT on Thursday, October...

 

NSP Identifies Deceased Female Located in Vehicle Trunk

(GRAND ISLAND)  — The Nebraska State Patrol has been able to positively identify the deceased woman found inside the trunk of a car involved in a pursuit Friday afternoon. The female has been identified as Michelle Roenz, 49. Roenz has been the...

 

School Board Board Reviews Transportation Options

The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 Board of Education watched the wheels turn 'round as they considered what is the better option, the future of the existing activities bus or leasing a newer...

 

General Election is Less Than A Month Away

  LINCOLN- Secretary Evnen reminds voters that Nebraska’s general election for 2022 is November 8, 2022.  “My message to Nebraskans is that we will maintain the integrity of our voting,” Evnen said. “Every legally cast vote will count....

 

Pillen Stops In Sidney

Monday afternoon Republican candidate for Nebraska Governor Jim Pillen and running mate Joe Kelly stopped in Sidney. “It's about our kids,” Pillen said regarding his motivation for seeking the...

 

City Council Approves Budget

The Sidney City Council on September 27 approved its budget for the 2022-2023 fiscal year. The process included a budget hearing early in the city council meeting, followed by the council approving a...

 

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