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Gov. Ricketts visits Sidney


Ryan Hermens

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts visited Sidney on Friday as part of a tour throughout the state.

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts stopped into Sidney on Friday morning to deliver a brief speech and then take questions from residents.

The visit was a part of Ricketts' annual state of the state fly around. Over Thursday and Friday, he held 12 events in 11 locations. The tour began in Lincoln with his State of the State address on Thursday morning.

The Sidney event was held at the Lloyd W. Carr Airport. About 50-75 residents attended the speech, including local government leaders.

During the speech, Ricketts described his priorities for the new legislative session.

"How do we make government w...

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