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Veteran's scholarships awarded

Veteran's scholarships awarded

Four Western Nebraska Community College received $500 veteran's scholarships at a ceremony Thursday morning at the Sidney Municipal Airport. The Veterans Upward Bound program presented two $500... Full story

Community Calendar 10-30-14

Friday, Oct. 31st - Halloween The City of Sidney’s Trick-Or-Treat Halloween Festival will be held on Fri., Oct. 31st in Hickory Street Square. Trick-Or-Treat, Best Costume Prize and more will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. For more information or... Full story

Benefit set for young girl with undiagnosed medical condition

Known as the Cupcake Boss, a dancer, crafter and all-around sweet young girl, 10-year-old Madison Frerichs was suddenly afflicted with a painful abdominal condition in August that doctors haven't yet ...

Sending an anti-bullying message

Peetz Plateau School kicked off its annual Red Ribbon Week, which focuses on an anti-bully/anti-drug message, on Tuesday. Northeastern Junior College head basketball coach Eddie Trenkle was the... Full story

Yard of the month

James and Jennifer Fischer at 1532 Maple Street received the Holiday Yard for Halloween. James commented that Jennifer loves to decorate for the holidays. She is looking forward to having a couple... Full story

Death Notice - Susan Lenzen Sneddon

Susan Lenzen Sneddon passed away peacefully Wed., Oct. 29th 2014 at Autumn Spring Assisted Living Facility in Anchorage, AK. Memorial services will be held at a later date in... Full story

William "Bill" Junior Fankhauser

William "Bill" Junior Fankhauser, 93 of Humboldt, Neb., was born on Dec. 2, 1920 in Humboldt, to William and Pearl Viola (Kinter) Fankhauser. Bill was raised on the family farm south of Humboldt... Full story

Death Notice - Eleanor M. Zilmer

Eleanor M. Zilmer, 93 of Sidney, passed away at the Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care on Thurs., Oct. 30, 2014. Funeral services are pending and will be announced when available. Gehrig-Stitt Chapel & Cremation Service, LLC is in charge... Full story

Velma Jacobs

Velma Jacobs, 97 of Sidney and a longtime Chappell resident, died early Monday evening, Oct. 27, 2014, one day short of her 98th birthday, at the Golden Living Center in Sidney. A Mass of Christian... Full story

Letter to the Editor: Don't simply cast your vote for an 'R' or 'D'

Dear Editor, As November 4th approaches, a vote cast by “R” or “D” affiliation has significant ramifications. Voting should be for the best person to help Nebraska grow and prosper. Which candidate actually has farm experience? Small... Full story

Letter to the Editor: Congratulations Sidney Cross Country Teams

Dear Editor, Seeing the Sun-Telegraph photo (Oct. 27 edition) of one of our top Sidney Red Raiders cross country runners struggling to reach the finish line at the state championships, well, was painful. Albeit, our Red Raiders boys’ and girls’... Full story

Raiders primed for tilt with Seward

The Sidney High School football team finished with a 7-2 record this season and qualified for the Nebraska Class B state tournament. The Red Raiders open play Friday against Seward at Concordia University, Nebraska at 6 p.m. (MDT). The Sidney High...

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