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Blessed Lights in Darkness and Kingdom Keepers

Dear Editor: Perhaps you have heard that President Biden is on his way to meet with the World Health Organization (WHO) to draw up an amendment to their constitution which will put all United States health care in the hands of WHO. This means that WH...

 

Pillen to Prioritize Nebraska's Interests

One candidate in the 2022 Nebraska Gubernatorial Race stands above all others. Jim Pillen will best serve as our next Governor. He was raised on a small town farm in Platte County, Nebraska. After playing football for the Huskers and earning a...

 

League of Women Voters Offers Statewide Voter Information

In the spirit of democracy, the League of Women Voters of Nebraska provides a statewide compilation of candidate information via VOTE411 (www.vote411.org). The online voters’ guide asks impartial questions of candidates running for local, state and...

 

Gun Show Promoter Questions Decision

Dear Editor, Gun shows bring a lot of revenues into communities where they are held. Attendees rent motel rooms, they dine out at local restaurants, and they shop at local businesses. It is with great disappointment that the High Plains Shooters...

 

For the Leyton Community's Consideration:

Recently, selected members of the Leyton School Community received a letter concerning the upcoming recall vote of Rol Rushman & Suzy Ernest titled “Know Before You Vote.” Although the letter was unsigned and had no return address, it bears a ver...

 

Table of Grace Thanks Supporters

We have surpassed our matching grant goal of $20,000 by almost $35,000! We would like to thank the following businesses and all the individuals, too numerous to list, for your donations to the Table of Grace. May God bless you all in 2022! Aflac-...

 

Congress - Don't give the IRS access to consumers' bank accounts

Credit unions and banks across the country are jointly opposed to an item being considered as part of the proposed $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. The bill may include a provision requiring credit unions and banks report to the IRS the account...

 

Letter Writer Objects to Ricketts', Erdman's Position on COVID-19

Many of us remember a time when Americans were kinder, or thoughtful of others, where “what can we do together for each other” was the norm rather than “It’s all about me.” Yes, as a youngster I remember very well the personal and family...

 

Sidney Park Project Update

The Sidney Park Project would like to provide an update regarding the current status of the project. The Project includes a complete remodel of the current Legion Park next to the pond in Sidney. The project grew from a dream shared by Madi...

 

To the Sidney Schools Staff, Parents, Students, Community

As we move into our sixth week of school I want to commend everyone for a successful beginning of the school year. We want to continue moving forward with in person learning, no masks and as few cases of Covid-19 as possible.  We are also...

 

National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Dear Editor: September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. This is a time for each of us to reach out to those around us and take steps to prevent suicide. The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s theme for the month is...

 

Family Thanks Community for Search Effort

To The Editor, This goes out to the wonderful people of this community. How do we ever thank you enough? You took time out of your already busy day to help find Roger, and you did not quit until he was found. What an awesome community and beyond we...

 

Raffle, Community Support, Sends Children to Summer Camp

Earlier this summer, the ladies of Brand New Items and Coffee Shop took on the project of raising funds to help children at The Ark attend summer camp. The project started with an estimate, based on the average number of children who attend the weekl...

 

Potter-Dix School Board Opposes Proposed Health Standards

Dear Editor, The Potter-Dix Board of Education wants you to be aware that the following resolution was unanimously passed by the members present at their meeting on July 13, 2021. BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION OF SCHOOL DISTRICT NO....

 

Writer Stands Against 'No Parking' Effort

In reference to the “No Parking” Approved article on June 2, 2021, I want to point out that truckers are a vital part of our local economy. Rather than make more rules to make their lives more difficult, it would seem a better approach would be t...

 

To the Sidney Public Schools Stakeholders

2020-2021 has been a year we hope we never repeat. There is a saying that what doesn’t kill you can make you stronger. We think that has certainly been the case for Sidney Public Schools. Students have an increased respect for school, parents are...

 

30x30 Lacks Constitutionality

What does the federal government’s 30X30 plan actually do? Today I would like to clarify what the 30X30 plan actually does and tell you why it is a very bad idea. On January 27, 2021 President Biden signed Executive Order #14008 entitled,...

 

Attorney General Offers Clarification

I am writing as a point of needed clarification. Over the preceding months, there have been repeated stories and letters to editors with incorrect understanding. Nebraska did not join the Texas election lawsuit last December. Nebraska joined an...

 
 By Mike Palmer    Opinion    March 24, 2021

Choose ACE, Choose Nebraska

ACE, the Public Alliance for Community Energy, will again be a competing natural gas supplier in the upcoming Nebraska Choice Gas selection period, which has been extended this year and runs from March 18 through April 22. Formed by Nebraska...

 

Hartzler Family Thanks Community

The Hartzler Family wishes to thank the many friends, organizations, businesses and the entire Sidney community for supporting this project. It never seems to amaze us that in tough times the citizens of Sidney come together to support each other...

 

Sidney Needs Home Health, Hospice Services

Dear Editor, Even though it has been over seven months since our son Andy died of lung cancer and he could have benefited from Home Health and Hospice, it is still important to express our concern for the community’s continued need for Sidney...

 

School Choice Week

Letter to the Editor: This School Choice Week, It’s Time to Prove We Care It’s been a difficult year for everyone, and many K-12 students across Nebraska have developed gaps in their learning. Now more than ever, parents of all income levels...

 

Thanks for SRMC Response

To the editor: I want to start off by thanking all of the people who cared for me at the Sidney Regional Medical Center hospital.  I feel compelled to share my story.  As friends and other people say, you go to the Sidney hospital to die, even...

 

Correcting the Record

Dear Mr. Publisher: This is a clarification letter with regard to the Veteran’s booklet, inside cover, honoring James Minshall. This in no way indicates that your paper did something wrong, but the last part of the article referring to my Mother,...

 

DAV Celebrates Century of Service

DAV (Disabled American Veterans) is a nonprofit veterans service organization composed of more than 1 million wartime service-disabled veterans that is dedicated to a single purpose: empowering veterans to lead high-quality lives with respect and...

 

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