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School bond, open county seat top local issues in Tuesday's primary

 


Cheyenne County voters will make few decisions on the local level in this year’s primary election on May 13.

The big issue for many voters is the almost $17 million Sidney school bond, which would pay for a new K-4 school to replace the three aging schools which currently house those grade levels. During a special election last fall the bond issue was narrowly defeated by a margin of 105 votes.

In February the state legislature passed LB 56, which allows county candidates to advance directly to the general election if running unopposed within their party. This means if there is only one...



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