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Airport Authority Seeks New Board Member

The Sidney Airport Authority is seeking a new board member. The Airport Authority is a five-member board elected to six-year terms of service. The board is responsible for the operation of the...

 
 By Tyler Ellyson    News    June 19, 2019

216 Tornadoes and Counting

KEARNEY – Nathan Moore can tell you the exact number of tornadoes he's seen in his life. It's 216, including 15 this year. "That's like your trophy," Moore said. "It's your reward. You definitely...

 

Deadline for Multispecies Lottery Permit Applications is July 5

LINCOLN – Hunters have until July 5 to apply for a 2019-2020 multispecies lottery permit. Two types of permits are available: Super Tag and Combo. The Super Tag permit is valid in 2019 and 2020 for one elk of either sex, one antelope of either sex,...

 

Commissioners Approve Replat of Sioux Industrial Park

About a year ago, Vitalix was setting up shop in the Sidney area. They made the move after the Alliance facility was lost in a fire. The fire offered an unexpected opportunity in a way. The company...

 

Adams Industries Entering Third Generation of Family First

Some legacies develop not so much from design as from priorities, priorities that include what motivates a person to work long hours and weeks. In the early 1960s, Robert "Bob" Adams started "Bob's...

 

Gillham To Write for Sun-Telegraph

Brandee Gillham has agreed to write columns for the agriculture section of the Sidney Sun-Telegraph. Gillham, of Peetz, married her cowboy sweetheart right after college. After a few bumps along the...

 

Secretary Evnen Reminds Nebraskans June 14th is National Flag Day

LINCOLN- Secretary of State Bob Evnen reminds Nebraskans to proudly fly the U.S. and Nebraska flags on National Flag Day, June 14th. Flag Day originated in 1885 to observe June 14th as the anniversary of official adoption of the stars and stripes. En...

 

Ride for Suicide Awareness June 15

The third Motorcycle Ride 4 Suicide Awareness is scheduled for June 15. Registration is starts at 9 a.m. At the Silver Dollar in Sidney. Participants can enter with a motorcycle or a car, as long as they have a valid driver’s license. Participants...

 

Ricketts Meets With Boys and Girls State Delegates

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts met with delegates from the Boys and Girls State programs as they met in Lincoln last week. The summer programs, run by the American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary, aim to educate Nebraska’s rising high...

 

Public Records

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office June 9 • 3:29 p.m. Follow-Up, 3000 block of Silverberg Drive, Sidney • 2:38 p.m. Animal Call, US Highway 30 and County Road 105. • 12:57 p.m. Transient Aid,...

 
 By Sam Crisler    News    June 5, 2019

End of the Legislative Session: What Was - and Wasn't Accomplished

LINCOLN--The 2019 Nebraska unicameral session had its ups and downs, but it ended May 31 marked by little action on two of the Legislature’s biggest priorities at the session’s outset. Rural senat...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    June 5, 2019

Pallet Burning

Excess pallets were burned at the Sidney Landfill on Monday. Flames and smoke could be seen throughout Cheyenne County....

 

Commissioners Approve Purchase of Fairground Buildings

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday purchase of a building at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds owned by the Sidney Elks Club. The purchase, according to County Attorney Paul Schaub, is at the...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    June 5, 2019

Wireless World Verizon Store Open for Business

Wireless World, located at 610 Glover St. in Sidney, opened its doors on May 20 and ready to service the Cheyenne County area as an authorized Verizon Wireless Premium Retailer. Justin Reimers is the...

 

Drug Suspects Appear for Status Hearing

On Friday, May 10, four people were arrested on charges related to the seizure of 12 pounds of methamphetamine. On Thursday, May 30, the four again appeared before Hon. Judge Randin R. Roland for...

 

PUBLIC RECORDS

Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office June 2 At 10:34 p.m., a deputy conducted a traffic stop on Highway 30. At 8:32 p.m., a deputy responded to a traffic complaint on Highway 30. At 7:45 p.m., a deputy co...

 

Gov. Ricketts Thanks President Trump for Year-Round E15

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following news that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) had issued a new rule authorizing the year-round sale of E15. In September 2018, Gov...

 

Ricketts Declares June as Dairy Month

OMAHA – On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed June as Dairy Month in Nebraska during a ceremony at Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo. Dairy Month is celebrated in Nebraska each June to highlight...

 

Register Soon for Tractor Safety

Advance registration is due by June 11 for a tractor safety course at Gering for 14- and 15-year-old youths who work on farms. The class is scheduled for June 18-19 at Legacy of the Plains Museum. The course, provided by the Central States Center...

 

USDA Invites Farmers to Join Acreage Reporting Pilot Project

LINCOLN - Producers in 19 Nebraska counties are being asked to consider participating in a pilot project to test their ability to use precision ag data for reporting acreage to U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) agencies. Nebraska USDA Farm...

 

Nebraska Farm Bureau Opens New Round of Assistance

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Farm Bureau Disaster Relief Fund has opened a second round of distributions. Applications are welcome and encouraged from new and repeat applicants. The Disaster Relief Fund has collected more than $2.5 million, with 100...

 

Do You Have a Business Succession Strategy?

If you own a business, you’ve always got plenty to think about: sales, marketing, employees, competition, industry trends, consumer preferences – the list goes on and on. It’s easy to get so caught up in your work that you might not take time...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    June 5, 2019

Heavy Lift

Local residents passing the location near 10th and King Monday got to see a crane at work as a crew lifted new equipment into place at Gehrig-Stitt Funeral Home....

 

Education Team Tours Aggie Campus

CURTIS – They came to college prepared to work, ask questions, learn, and weren't afraid to get their hands dirty. Nebraska's Coordinating Commission on Postsecondary Education brought appointed mem...

 

WNCC Unveils Website Redesign

SCOTTSBLUFF -- Western Nebraska Community College has unveil a redesigned website, wncc.edu. The redesign process for the new website took around 18 months, which included the addition of a new design, a new content management system, updated...

 

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