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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... Full story

 

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.... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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... Full story

 

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...

 

Nebraska DMV Warns Residents of Scam Phone Calls

LINCOLN – The Nebraska Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is warning residents of two new fraud activities. Individuals claiming to represent Amazon or Apple call the victim and claim their account...

 

Split Vote Approves Utility Rate Changes

Sidney city utility customers will soon see modest changes to their utility bills. On Jan. 28, the Sidney City Council approved third reading of proposed changes to the water rates and the... Full story

 

Primary Election Deadlines Approaching

February is just arriving and deadlines are approaching for the Primary Election. The filing deadline for incumbent candidates wishing to be on the Primary Election ballot must submit their filing...

 

Panhandle Master Gardener Training Program to Begin

Nebraska Ext.’s Master Gardener Program is taking applications for Panhandle residents who enjoy horticulture, want to learn more, and are willing to volunteer to share their knowledge with their community. Master Gardener training will begin in...

 

Chamber Recognizes Businesses, Supporters

In a year where people question if we are still on track, where commentators say "Sidney is dead," it is necessary to recognize those who are dedicated to swim against the tide, do what they can to...

 

Council Moves Ahead With Master Plan Update

The Sidney City Council recently approved a plan to update the city's Downtown Master Plan. The City is currently working with the Downtown Master Plan from 2008. Originally, the plan would include...

 

County Approves Archery Program

The Cheyenne County Commissioners Tuesday discussed a proposal for the 4-H program to hold its archery program at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds. In other business, the commissioners approved a...

 

City Council Approves Board Appointments

The Sidney City Council recently approved new people on the Planning Commission, Board of Adjustment and on the Historic Preservation Board. In the Jan. 14 city council meeting, Dave Hausmann, Steve...

 

Regional West Medical Center: Limit Visitation Due to Widespread Respiratory Illness

SCOTTSBLUFF – Regional West Medical Center is temporarily limiting visitor access due to widespread respiratory illness throughout the region. Visitors under the age of 18 will not be allowed in the hospital until further notice, unless they are a...

 

College President Visits Sidney Campus

Almost to the day two months ago, the Western Community College Area Board of Governors chose Dr. Carmen Simone as the sixth president of Western Nebraska Community College. On Friday, Jan. 17, she... Full story

 

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