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By Don Ogle
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

Kurz Rises to Rank of Eagle Scout


January 2, 2019

Don Ogle

American Legion Post 17 Commander Les Larson shakes the hand of new Eagle Scout Owen Kurz. Joining the ceremony were Legion members Dale Dickinson (far left), Al Jung, and Scoutmaster Brian Kurz, far right.

A Sidney teen has been recognized for earning the highest achievement in the Boy Scouts. At just 15 years old, Owen Kurz joins a group of high performing Boy Scouts from the area who have successfully met the requirements of Eagle Scout.

Kurz was recognized for the award just before Christmas in a ceremony held by Legion Post 17, which sponsors Sidney's Troop 90. In receiving the award, Kurz joins the top five percent of scouts.

The award was presented at Camp Hubert Fuller west of Sidney. The camp has long been set aside for youth and their activities. The site was significant as Kurz perf...

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