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Downtown Halloween events draw almost 1,000 trick-or-treaters


Dave Faries

An excited Lou Ball, dressed up in a monkey costume, hurries off to the next stop during downtown Sidney's Halloween celebration.

The first year of the Sidney Police Department's Trunk or Treat event at Hickory Street Square in coordination with Trick or Treating at downtown businesses was a success, said Sidney police chief B.J. Wilkinson.

Sidney's police estimate that between 750 and 1,000 kids showed up to the event yesterday and that between the officers, Cabela's, the Sidney Volunteer Fire Department and the library, local entities gave away around 300 pounds of candy. Points West Bank and Wal-Mart both donated money for candy, while representatives from Cabela's were present at the event handing out treats. Cit...

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