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UST Global Celebrates International Women's Day

They take care of children, answer phones, design a fabulous meal. They also own small businesses and lead multi-million dollar companies. There are also those who do both. On Wednesday, March 4, UST...

 

Past Due Notices Going Out to Domestic and Foreign Corporations

LINCOLN – Notices are being sent to 18,485 domestic and foreign business entities that are past due in submitting their occupation tax reports to the Secretary of State’s office. At the start of the filing period on January 2, letters were sent...

 

Pheasants Forever Celebrates 30 Years

Pheasants Forever High Plains Chapter No. 278 celebrate 30 years Friday with a full house at its annual banquet. The event included numerous raffles and drawings and dinner....

 

Ribbon Cutting

Financial Planners officially opened the doors to their new offices recently Greg Huck and staff moved from north 10th Avenue to Illinois Street, remodeling the offices to a modern/rustic deco. "This...

 
 By David Ostdiek    News    March 11, 2020

PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVE: Mint as an Alternative Crop

Mint is not grown commercially in Nebraska on a large scale yet – there are less than 500 acres – but a project at the University of Nebraska Panhandle Research and Extension Center at...

 

Sidney Schools February Students of the Month

The Monthly Performance Award acknowledges other criteria as well as achievement. These criteria are: 1. Superior academic performance, (or), dramatic improvement of classroom work, G.P.A. or...

 

Coronavirus Needs Caution, Not Fear

News reports indicate part of China is under quarantine, a reaction to the identification of a new virus in a community. Reports varied from a biological weapon to a problem at an animal market....

 

Commissioners Approve Weed Superintendent Increase

The Cheyenne County Board of Commissioners approved renewing the weed control contract with Cris Burks with an increase of almost 6 percent. “We have not raised it in two years,” said Burks....

 

WNCC, ESU Combine Efforts; Public Hearing Scheduled for March 10

Western Nebraska Community College and ESU13 are combining efforts to construct a new building at the Sidney campus of WNCC. In the Feb. 25 meeting of the Sidney City Council, a public hearing was...

 

Sadler Closes Book on Public Service

About four years ago, Ed Sadler walked into Sidney City Hall with a task. Simply put, he was directed to keep the city moving forward through one of the toughest periods in recent time. On Tuesday,...

 

Commissioners Stand Against 'Red Flag' Proposal

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Tuesday approved a resolution in support of the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution and in protest against. The Nebraska Legislature is considering Legislative...

 

Sundry Seeks State Recognition

Every community has its history. There are museums and there are informal collectors who have living museums off the main road. And there is living history a community refuses to let die. That is the...

 

Lighting Up the Classroom

Michelle Pastor with Tri-State G&T was in Sidney on Tuesday, Feb. 18th presenting "Story Behind the Switch" to 4th Grade students at North Elementary. Lacey Gulbranson and Yolanda Hruska of Wheat...

 

Wieser Construction Awarded Road Project

The Cheyenne County Commissioners opened one bid for work on County Road 115. Wieser Construction of Sidney submitted the winning bid. The bid extension of a paved surface south from Love's Truck...

 

Senator Steve Erdman (LD-47) to Run for Re-election in 2020

Bayard- State Senator Steve Erdman, Legislative District 47, filed to run for his second term. Erdman brings experience serving in the Nebraska Legislature for the past four years. While representing District 47, Erdman's most notable fight has been...

 

WIC Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Life-long habits are set during the first three years of a child’s life. The nutritious foods and services offered by the Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) Nutrition Program lay the foundation in exposing young children to a variety of healthy...

 

Whirlpool Ribbon Cutting

Whirlpool representatives were in Sidney recently for a ribbon cutting and to meet with potential employees. The company is seeking part-time staff to fill positions in their virtual call center....

 

Dr. Jeff Cook Retires, Dr. Shelby Rookstool New Addition to Staff

After more than 35 years in business, Sidney Vision Clinic has been sold to My Family Vision Clinic. A letter dated Feb. 1 announced that Dr. Jeff Cook's practice "will now be in the hands of Shelby...

 

Norgards New Owners of Sam & Louie's New York Pizza in Sidney

Nestled between the Hickory Street history and the business of downtown Sidney is a connection between the eastern coast and the state of Nebraska. It is a place where the window seats include a view...

 

Auditors Give City Clean Review

The Sidney City Council received the City's annual audit on Feb. 11. The report presented by Rauner & Associates, P.C., shows total assets for the city increased slightly less than .5 percent with...

 

City Reviewing Diagonal Parking

If something is right, it needs to be on the books, written into law. It cannot be enforced unless it is first written into law. That is the direction the Sidney Police Department is following. While...

 

Titan Machinery Announces Plans to Acquire the HorizonWest Case IH Dealer Group in Western Nebraska and Eastern Wyoming

Titan Machinery Inc, a leading dealer network of full-service agriculture and construction equipment stores, announced its plans to expand into the markets in Sidney and Scottsbluff, Nebraska and...

 

County Opens Backhoe Bids

The Cheyenne County Commissioners opened three bids for purchase of a backhoe. The three bids, from Titan Machinery, ranged in price from $34,500 for a 2008 Case 580 to about $20,000 lease for a 2020...

 

Innis Visits Cheyenne County Communities

In August 2019, Matt Innis announced his candidacy for US Senate against incumbent Ben Sasse. Innis introduced a platform of three points: Nebraskans want a senator who will represent them and their...

 

Brockhaus Resigns as Sidney High Activities Director

The Sidney High School Administration is changing. The Cheyenne County School District No. 1 board of education officially accepted the resignation of Activities Director Mike Brockhaus. In his...

 

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