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 By Don Ogle    News    May 22, 2019 

County Sees Adjustments to Valuations, Growth Due to Construction

Adjustments to the state’s tax tables, coupled with updates to county valuations resulted in a wide swing of property values reviewed by the Cheyenne County Commissioners, sitting as the County...

 
 By Forrest Hershberger    News    May 22, 2019 

Program Focuses on Child Welfare

When children are involved in the courts or human services systems, the process can get complicated. Addressing the needs of the child or children and of the parents involved becomes a balancing act...

 
 By Sam Crisler    News    May 22, 2019 

Time Clicking Down on Legislative Session

LINCOLN--Time is running out for Nebraska state senators to get their bills passed before the last day of the current legislative session, recently announced by Speaker Jim Scheer as May 31 — four days shy of the regular 90 days in odd-year...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

DOT REMINDERS: Click It Or Ticket Now On

LINCOLN - As the Memorial Day holiday approaches, the Nebraska Department of Transportation (NDOT) Highway Safety Office is reminding all drivers of the importance of safe driving practices. The...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

City Holiday Schedule

The City of Sidney will be closed on Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. All City Departments will be closed including the Landfill and the Library. The Dial-a-ride Bus and Stage Line Bus will not be running. The Solid Waste Department...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

One More Bid

Gunnar Kroeger calls for bids on a painting held behind him during Saturday's dinner and auction for the Sidney Shooting Park benefit dinner and auction. Proceeds from the event support the Shooting...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Fischer, Sasse, and Fortenberry Offices To Host Service Academy Day

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senators Deb Fischer (R-Neb.), Ben Sasse (R-Neb.), and Representative Jeff Fortenberry (R-Neb.) have announced the 2019 Service Academy Day will take place on Saturday, May 25, in Bellevue. The event will help young people in...

 
 News    May 22, 2019 

Touchstone Award Winners Announced

Each year, through the Touchstone Award Program, area schools are able to recognize and award two high school students for outstanding performance. Wheat Belt Public Power District recently announced the winners for the 2018-2019 school year. On...

 
 By Don Ogle    News    May 22, 2019 

Highway Hail

Friday brought the first severe summer-type weather to the area with high winds and hail. The storm forced the relocation of the season’s first Downtown Sounds concert, and out on the highway, cars...

 

Council Discusses Road Funding Options

The Nebraska Department of Transportation is planning a significant project, the “17J Link State Project.” When completed, it will have new road from the soil up. The question City of Sidney...

 

Going the Distance: Veteran Walks to Recognize PTSD, Suicides

Jimmy Novak is making his way through a variety of environments, geographically and personally. He is on a journey that is obviously physical, moving nearly half of his body weight in a backpack and...

 

City Council Approves Zoning Change

The Sidney City Council Tuesday approved changing zoning of a parcel known as 1101 Greenwood Road from Agricultural to Light Manufacturing and Industrial Zone. The change came at the request of new ow...

 

Nebraska Wheat Crop Report

According to the USDA Crop Progress Report for the week ending May 12, 2019, there were 2.7 days suitable for fieldwork. Topsoil moisture supplies rated 0 percent very short, 4 short, 79 adequate, and 17 surplus. Subsoil moisture supplies rated 0...

 

SHS Presents An Evening At Carnegie Hall

On Monday, May 20th at 7:00 p.m., Sidney High School will present a public viewing of the concert, “An Evening With Eric Whitacre,” featuring members of the Sidney High School Choir. The event will be held in the Sidney High School Performing...

 

Local Law Enforcement Make Drug Arrests

Four people were arrested Friday, May 10, following a combined effort by the Sidney Police Department, Cheyenne County Sheriff's Office and Nebraska State Patrol. Authorities took 12 pounds of...

 

Sidney Seniors Take Final Steps in High School

Thanking moms, parents and the community, at large, Sidney School Superintendent Jay Ehler led the "farewell" to 91 seniors at the school's graduation ceremony Monday. "As the saying goes, 'it takes...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    May 15, 2019

Creek Valley Graduates Seven

On Saturday, Creek Valley High School celebrated the graduation of seven seniors in a ceremony attended by proud parents, family members, and well-wishers witnessing the seniors transition to graduate...

 

Leyton High School Graduates 11 Seniors

The village of Dalton was surging with activity Saturday as family and friends gathered to witness Leyton High School seniors moving on to their next stage in life. The gymnasium was decorated with...

 
 By Mike Motz    News    May 15, 2019

15 Graduate from Peetz on Mother's Day

Mother's Day in Peetz had an even greater significance this year as Peetz High School graduated fifteen seniors in a ceremony filled with celebrations, tears, and promise for the future. After the...

 

CSC Announces Honors Lists

CHADRON-- More than 500 students were honored by Chadron State College for excellence this past semester. Chadron State College announced that 270 students met requirements for the Spring 2019 President’s List by earning a 4.0 cumulative grade...

 

Nebraska Brass Band on Stage Friday

The Nebraska Brass Band originally scheduled for March 2 will take the stage Friday, May 17, at Sidney High School. Tickets are available at the door. The concert is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. at...

 

School Board Recognizes Students

Sidney Public Schools' top students were recognized at the board of education meeting Monday. The student recognitions were through the Sidney Middle/Senior High School Monthly Performance Award...

 

Autism Support Nets $8,000 Donation

April was Autism Awareness Month. It is a time when people of like experiences gather. It is a time when people share their stories of challenges and triumphs. It is a time when fundraising far...

 

Busy Graduation Weekend in Store

Area high schools wrap up graduations this week with four ceremonies. Leyton High School and Creek Valley High Schools have commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 11. Creek Valley High School has its...

 

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