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Good Old Days 04-24-15

5-year-old falls from moving vehicle

A 5-year-old Sidney girl fell out of an open door in the vehicle she was riding in on Wednesday afternoon. According to Cheyenne County Sheriff John Jenson, the girl sustained minor injuries and was transported to Sidney Regional Medical Center....

Good Old Days 04-24-15

Compiled By Delaney Uhrig These stories from the past first appeared in The Sidney Telegraph. Original writing is preserved, though some stories were shortened for space reasons. 50 YEARS AGO 'Major...

WNCC students earn year-end honors, distinctions

Western Nebraska Community College's Sidney Campus held its annual Awards Ceremony at the Aviation College on Thursday afternoon. Every year, the three WNCC campuses recognize the hard work and...

Across The Fence: FDR's New Deal and the CCC

On March 4, 1933, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was sworn into office as the 32nd President of the United States. His controversial 12 years in the presidency would garner him the reputation of being one ...

WNCC's Nelson named Nebraska's 2015 New Century Scholar

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. – Western Nebraska Community College student Ethan Nelson was named Nebraska’s 2015 Coca-Cola New Century Scholar after posting the state’s top application score among nominees to the All-USA Community College Academic Team....

Give thanks for all of your blessings

I heard a story of a little boy who was having Sunday dinner at his Grandmother’s house. Everyone was seated around the table as the food was being served. When Little Johnny received his plate, he started eating right away. “Johnny! Please...

WNCC students celebrate Arbor Day

Students at WNCC's Sidney campus celebrated Arbor Day by planting trees next to the new campus dorms today. Pictured from left to right are: Cody Merwick, Reece...

Creek Valley students recognized at FFA banquet

The Creek Valley chapter of Future Farmers of America recently held its annual banquet and celebrated its 85th birthday. Allie Blackwelder, Pierce Leef, Joey McConnell, Payje Misegadis, Megan Priest, Sami Schmid and Michael Smith were recognized as...

Deuel County 4-H gets grant for building project

The Deuel County 4-H Council received a $2,000 grant from Farm Credit Services of America to help build new sheep and goat pens at the county fairgrounds. The grant was made out of the FCSAmerica Working Here Fund, which provides grants for...

Community Calendar 04-24-15

Ongoing A Parkinson’s support group the for Western Nebraska area meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church, 312 W. 16th St., Alliance. Call Dee Brauninger at (308) 763-1254 with questions or email...

Service Notice: Dana D. Hlavinka

Dana D. Hlavinka, 44 of Sidney, passed away Sunday, April 19, 2015. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Thursday, April 30, in the First United Methodist Church with Rev. Tom Hyde officiating. Services will conclude at the church. Private...

Mike Hart

Mike Hart, 50 of Sidney, died Thursday morning, April 23, 2015 at his parent's home in Sidney. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., Wed., April 29, 2015 in the Holechek Funeral Home in Sidney ...

Wendell Pearson

Wendell Pearson, 78, passed away Tuesday, April 7th, at his home in Snohomish, Wash. Wendell Pearson, the son of the late Paul and Lucille (Hiett) Pearson, was born on Feb. 22, 1937 in Sidney. He...

Paulene "Paula" Hines-Gove

Paulene "Paula" Hines-Gove, 86 of Oshkosh, entered into rest on Tues., April 21, 2015 at Regional West Garden County Nursing Home in Oshkosh with her family at her side. A celebration of life will...

Sidney golfers take 5th in Gothenburg

GOTHENBURG, Neb. – The Sidney High School golf team – along with 14 other schools – took on the rolling hills, tall rough and fierce winds of the links-style Wild Horse Golf Club on Thursday...

UPCOMING SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

TRACK & FIELD Saturday, April 25 Peetz at Wray, 9 a.m. Tuesday, April 28 Sidney, Leyton, Creek Valley and Potter-Dix at Best of the West (in Scottsbluff), 4:30 p.m. Peetz at Y-W Area Meet (in Yuma), 3 p.m. Saturday, May 2 Sidney at Conference Meet...

 
 
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