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Canterbury Estates Groundbreaking

Finding a house or apartment that feels like home is not easy. Finding one that meets the needs of people with special needs is even more challenging. Residents of Sidney with physical or mental...

 

Sidney Students Perform Well in ACT Tests

Some students are challenged by test anxiety, but you wouldn’t know it by the results of Sidney High School’s ACT test results. Sidney High School principal Chris Arent updated the school board on...

 

Council Approves Truck Purchase for Parks

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved the purchase of a new single-axle dump truck for the Parks Department. The Parks department included a one-ton dump truck in the 2018-2019 budget. The council...

 

A.D. Rutherford International Opens New Location in Sidney

A.D. Rutherford International Inc. (ADR) recently announced it has officially opened its newest location in Sidney. For more than 36 years, ADR customs brokers have specialized in customs filing and...

 

Christmas Tree Cutting Permits Go On Sale Monday

Christmas tree cutting permits will go on sale beginning Monday, November 20 at two of the Nebraska National Forests & Grasslands (NNFG) District Offices: the Pine Ridge and Bessey Ranger...

 

Book Signing by Local Authors at Sidney Public Library

On Nov. 17th (from 1 to 3:30) local author, Cheryl Bills, BSSW, MSC (recipient of Honorable Mention from Writers Digest) is doing a book signing for her book SPLIT. The first three to purchase will also get a free copy of Mountain Reflections: A...

 

ACCIDENT REPORTS

Nov. 5: A Los Angeles, Calif., man escaped injury when the van he was driving went off the road on Cheyenne County 58 west of County Road 93 at 8:40 a.m. Jose Hernandez, 38, was driving a 1998 Ford E350 van east on CR 58 when the van went off of the...

 

Area Communities Celebrate Veterans Day

The high school band played, the colors were presented by one of Potter's own talked of experiences in service, both his and his grandfather's. Potter-Dix High School and the Potter community...

 

Sun-Telegraph Recognized by Secretary of State

Journalism is an industry sometimes called The Fourth Estate. It is a career that frequently surpasses the typical 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and then some with moments of recognition and gratitude counting as...

 

Vitalix Up and Running Ahead of Schedule

Vitalix, a manufacturer of cooked protein and mineral tub supplements for livestock, has launched its new production facility located north of Sidney ahead of schedule. On June 22nd, a fire completely...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 9, 2018

Voter Turnout Unexpectedly High In County

A number of uncontested races - during a mid-term election - could have spelled for low voter turnout this week, but Cheyenne County voters turned out in numbers surprising to some officials. Just...

 

Potter Hosts Veterans Day Program

Potter American Legion Post # 291 will host its Veteran’s Day Program at the Potter-Dix School at the Potter Gym at 11a.m. Monday, Nov. 9. Dr. Steve Davis will be speaking, and several musical numbers by the Potter-Dix High School band and choirs....

 

Santa Makes First Stop in Sidney Saturday

Santa Claus will make his initial visit to Sidney Saturday, Nov. 10, to kick off the Santa’s Wonderland at Cabela’s. The grand entry is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, with Sidney Police escorting Santa’s arrival on a firetruck. Among the many...

 
 By Parker Cyza    News    November 9, 2018

Medicaid Expansion Passes In Nebraska; Lawmakers Must Decide How To Pay For It

LINCOLN--Nebraska became the 34th state Tuesday to expand access to Medicaid, the federal-state health insurance program for low-income people. With just over 53 percent of the votes cast, Initiative 427 passed. It amends state law with the goal of...

 

Creek Valley's Second Annual Career Fair

Wheat Belt Public Power District was among the businesses participating in Creek Valley's Second Annual Career Fair held at the high school gym on Friday morning, Nov. 2. Approximately 60 students...

 

County Approves New Veteran Service Officer

The Veterans Service Committee met with the Cheyenne County Commissioners Monday, announcing their choice for a new county Veterans Service Officer. Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Fred...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 7, 2018

Election Day

Sidney election officials greeted a steady stream of voters at the Cheyenne County 4-H Building Tuesday. Sidney voters were set to choose new city council representatives in one of the few contested...

 

Local Residents Call for New Weed Management Plan

Warren Phelps didn’t waste any time with niceties. He pointedly said the county likewise shouldn’t waste money in its noxious weed management. Cheyenne County contracts it's noxious weed control...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    November 7, 2018

USDA Grant Boosts SRMC Telehealth Program

Sidney Regional Medical Center and other Panhandle hospitals got a boost in providing advanced services with a telemedicine grant from USDA Rural Development. The $265,159 grant was announced last...

 

WNCC Aviation Maintenance Information Day Set

The aviation industry continues to grow in the United States. That means air traffic will continue to increase. And that means the need for aviation maintenance workers will be at an all-time high. Those interested in learning more about the...

 

Evening of Memories Set for Dec. 9

When a relationship is broken by death, memories linger. Sometimes the memories are shared as a way to keep the person alive in the heart. It is what draws friends and family together, and...

 

County Recognized

Cheyenne County Clerk Beth Fiegenschuh presented Cheyenne County Commissioner Philip Sanders with a plaque recognizing Cheyenne County's support of the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management...

 

Farmers, Ranchers Have a Voice in Local Farm Program Decisions

LINCOLN – Nebraska Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director Nancy Johner announced the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) began mailing ballots Monday to eligible agricultural producers for the 2018 FSA county committee elections....

 

Nebraska Rotarians Offer Their Help to the Community

Do you see needs in Sidney that aren’t being met? Would you like to see the city become even better? Rotarians want to help. Representatives of Rotary District 5630, which covers western Nebraska, will host an informational meeting 6:30 to 8 p.m....

 

Vickie Brown - Creek Valley School Board

Why did you choose to run for office? I currently have a 5th grader in the CVS family and wanted to get involved with the school district to ensure that we, as a community, are doing our best to prepare our kids for success after graduation. The...

 

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