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Around Town: Tenor Richard Novak returns to Sidney


Richard Novak last visited Sidney in the middle of blizzard, one of those blinding, howling Western Nebraska winter days.

"I couldn't even see the parking lot," he recalled.

Few could-only a handful of people showed up for his recital and disappointed organizers from the High Plains Arts Council suggested they call the whole thing off. But the robust tenor from Texas just shook his head, knowing the show must always go on.

"Let's do it," Novak told the group.

Someone brought up on the legendary high school football fields of the Lone Star state would hardly be daunted by a half dozen inches...

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