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Mayor recognizes five residents for outstanding service to the community


Caitlin Sievers

Larry Nelson receives his award from Mayor Wendall Gaston.

Sidney appreciates its citizens who go the extra mile.

At Tuesday's city council meeting, mayor Wendall Gaston presented citizenship awards to five deserving Sidney residents.

"When I go across the state I tell people that what makes Sidney special is its citizens," Gaston said. "So I thought this year I would present a few awards."

There were no specific criteria for the awards. Instead Gaston recognized that these people had accomplished something positive for the community, often difficult to quantify. He selected five people from his original list of around 15, all five of whom who c...

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