The Sidney Sun-Telegraph - Serving proudly since 1873 as the beautiful Nebraska Panhandle's first newspaper

By Don Ogle 

100 years and counting

Three families receive pioneer Award


Easterly Family Farm

Three farm families were recognized at the Cheyenne County Fair this week for long time farm ownership within the county.

The family farms, Easterly Family Farm, Narjes Land and Livestock, LLC, and Rasmussen & Sons, LLC, received the 2016 Nebraska Pioneer Farm Award during the fair rodeo.

The Pioneer Award, presented by the AKSARBEN Foundation, along with Nebraska Farm Bureau and the Nebraska Association of Fair Managers, is given to farm families who have consecutively held ownership of land in the same family for at least 100 years.

According to its AKSARBEN application, Easterly Fam...

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