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Sidney welcomes new $53 million hospital


John Verser / Publisher of the Sun-Telegraph

Vernita Dore, left, deputy undersecretary for rural development at the USDA, presents a plaque to Jason Petik, SRMC CEO, during Tuesday's ceremony to celebrate the opening of the facility.

Sidney Regional Medical Center officially opened its new facility Tuesday afternoon with a packed house for its ribbon cutting and grand opening ceremony.

Several locals and community members, as well as USDA Rural Deputy Under Secretary for Rural Development Vernita Dore, and Maxine Moul, USDA Rural Development's State Director, attended the celebration of the new facility.

The facility was funded in part by $32 million in United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development direct loan funds and $10 million from Lancaster Pollard, which underwrote the commercial financing. The...

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