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Cheyenne County Commissioners Sign Emergency Declaration

The impact of the March 13 blizzard is still being felt, and Region 21 Emergency Manager Ron Leal wants Cheyenne County to be prepared. Part of that preparation came about Tuesday with the Board of...

 
 News    March 22, 2019 

SRMC Appreciates Local Emergency Teams for Support

Sidney Regional Medical Center (SRMC) shared its gratitude to the many individuals that helped during the recent blizzard experienced March 13 and 14. In a press release, hospital officials said that had the support of so many not been provided, the...

 

Communication Center to Install New Tower

The Cheyenne County Communications Center needs to expand its territory, electronically. To do so, the Communications Center is planning to have a second radio tower constructed adjacent to the...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 20, 2019

Emergency Responses Low During Blizzard

While last week’s blizzard was fast and ferocious, it didn’t result in a lot of calls for service by local emergency personnel. “In 16 years this was the most uneventful blizzard we’ve ever ha...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 20, 2019

Eastern Nebraska Devastated by Storm

While Sidney and Cheyenne County fared pretty well during last week's blizzard, its affects on the state have been devastating. With many of the state's rivers already being watched for flooding due...

 

Nebraska Farm Bureau Launches Disaster Relief Fund and Information Exchange Portal

LINCOLN, NEB. – The Nebraska Farm Bureau has launched relief efforts to aid Nebraska farmers, ranchers, and rural communities suffering from the natural disasters that have impacted the state. The relief efforts include the establishment of a...

 

Kimball County Seeks Transportation Funding

Sidney offers service opportunities drawing residents from other counties, and transportation bringing those residents to Sidney is seeking help financing the program, from Cheyenne County. Kimball...

 

Farm Service Agency Reminds Farmers, Ranchers of Resources to Address Flooding, Blizzard Impacts

LINCOLN – Nebraska USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner is highlighting FSA resources that may be important to farmers and ranchers as they assess flood and blizzard impacts on farms and ranches across the state....

 

Potter Student Finds Residency Match

During Match Day last week, 128 students of the University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Medicine, learned where they will do their physician residency training – typically a period of...

 

ACCIDENT REPORT

March 13: An Idaho man escaped injury when the truck-trailer he was driving went off the road near Sidney. Merrill Green, 61, of Ammon, Idaho, was driving a 2018 Freightliner truck and trailer east on Cheyenne County Road 16 at about 30 miles per...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 15, 2019

Winter Storm Slams Region

Snowmageddon. Bomb Cyclone. Winter Storm Ulmer. No matter how it was referred to in the various forecasts and weather reports, this week's winter storm lived up to the predictions as it brought...

 

Department of Labor 'Rapid Response' Meeting Set

The Nebraska Department of Labor is scheduled to be in Sidney March 21 and 22 in response to the announced closing of the Cabela’s Sidney Distribution Center. The meetings will be held at the...

 

Hillside to 'Farm Out' Tee Boxes for Beautification

Golf is more than an excuse for a walk in the park, and Hillside Golf Course is inviting golfers to take ownership in the appearance of the course. Golf Superintendent Patrick Kilbride met with the...

 

City Receives Energy Donation

The City of Sidney received a $24,665 donation from the Public Alliance for Community Energy (ACE) Tuesday. The donation is a portion of $300,000 being returned to communities through ACE’s revenue...

 

Severe Storm to Hit Area Wednesday, Thursday

Area residents are bracing for a severe winter storm that began to move in last night and is expected to grow today and continue into Thursday. The National Weather Service in Cheyenne, Wyo. issued a...

 

4-H Carnival Set for Saturday

Get ready to have fun, enjoy good food and support the local 4-H programs. The Cheyenne County 4-H Spring Carnival is scheduled for Saturday, March 16, at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds. The...

 

Celebrate Open Government March 10-16 with Sunshine Week 2019

Every year, the news industry comes together to celebrate the importance of access to public information during Sunshine Week, an initiative led by the American Society of News Editors and the...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 13, 2019

Community Prepares to Aid Displaced Distribution Center Workers

With last week's announcement that Bass Pro/Cabela's would be closing the Sidney product distribution center, local officials are already preparing to assist the workers displaced by the action....

 
 By Don Ogle    News    March 13, 2019

Go Fund Me Theft Bound Over to District Court

A Sidney woman faces up to a maximum of two years imprisonment and a $10,000 fine after a theft case in which she was accused of misappropriating funds she was administering was bound over to...

 

Freshman Students Connect the Dots for Success

Nebraska Extension hosted a 4-H college and career readiness program called Connect the Dots March 5 at Sidney High School. More than 135 freshmen students from Sidney, Leyton, Potter-Dix and Banner...

 

Smith, Fischer, Sasse Announce Third District Service Academy Open House

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE), in conjunction with the offices of U.S. Senators Deb Fischer and Ben Sasse, will host the 2019 Third District Service Academy Open House on Saturday, April 27, in Kearney. The event is an...

 

'Black Tie Calf Fry' March 29

CHADRON -- The Chadron State College Rodeo Club’s Black Tie Calf Fry is set for Friday, March 29, in the CSC Student Center Ballroom. The annual dinner and auction historically draws a large crowd. Proceeds from the event will go to the CSC Rodeo...

 

Customer-focused reorganization calls for Cabela's Sidney Distribution Center to close

To better serve customers with faster and more efficient shipping options, Cabela's will be restructuring its distribution and return center network. The effort supports the company's new...

 

Four Suspects Arrested in Vehicle Break-ins

The Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office arrested four people Wednesday in connection with thefts from vehicles in the Dalton and Gurley area. James Hannaford, 19, Cheyenne Nickel, 20, Jenton Paben, 18,...

 

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