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Less than 100 houses for sale in Sidney
SIDNEY, Neb. With the estimated 1,500 corporate jobs lost from Cabela’s in Sidney, not only was employment impacted but the housing market. Last year, the City of Sidney has seen an average of 150 open housings but as of now, it has reached to less than 100.
Sidney Police widening search for Hickory Street Square vandals
SIDNEY, Neb. - The Sidney Police Department is continuing their investigation into the three individuals who damaged a toy soldier figure in the Hickory Street Square holiday display.
FORMER NEBRASKA TEACHER FACING FELONY CHARGES
A former teacher in the Scribner-Snyder school district has been accused of sending and soliciting illicit photos of teenage boys. 30-year-old Bradley Hegemann, of Hartington, faces five felony charges of child abuse and five misdemeanor counts of contributing to the delinquency of a minor.
Apply to be a 2019 Nebraska Passport stop
LINCOLN — Applications are being accepted for Nebraska Tourism’s 2019 Passport program. Any Nebraska destination is welcome to apply to become a Passport stop. Past stops have included museums, restaurants, outdoor adventures, retail stores, etc.
Tour de Nebraska to pedal through western Nebraska in 2019 adventure
GERING — The Tour de Nebraska, a bicycle adventure, has chosen western Nebraska for its 2019 tour. Riders will travel through Sidney, Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport.
Cheyenne County Salvation Army still in need of bell-ringers for Holiday season
SIDNEY, Neb. - Since the first weekend in December, Sidney residents may have noticed the all too familiar sound of the Salvation Army bell ringing as they walked into stores. Every year, volunteers brave the elements by standing outside and ringing the bell in an attempt to help raise money for tho
Roger Gallaway takes over as Sidney Mayor, Arterburn steps down to Vice Mayor role
SIDNEY, Neb. - The December 11 City of Sidney Council meeting marked the end of two-year term as Mayor for Joe Arterburn. Having served in the position since December 2016, Arterburn stated he felt it was time to make way for someone else to be Mayor, and nominated the current Vice Mayor, Roger Gall
Welcome sign stolen from Fort Sidney Museum
SIDNEY, Neb. - The Sidney Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating the stolen Fort Sidney Museum welcome sign. Authorities believe it was taken sometime between Sunday, December 2, and Friday, December 7.
Kimball Co. woman sentenced last week in Cheyenne Co.
A Dix woman was sentenced to a 12 to 24 months in prison last week on a charge of attempted distribution of meth. Amanda Weinbender was sentenced Dec. 5 in Cheyenne County District Court relating to two incidents dating back to the fall of 2017. The first occured on Sept. 17, 2017, and the other on
Sidney Mayor to be featured on Amazon Prime outdoor video series
SIDNEY, Neb. - Joe Arterburn, Sidney Mayor and a freelance outdoor writer in his spare time, is set to be a cast member on WILDCraft: South Africa, a new outdoor video series that will debut on Amazon Prime in September 2019. In a release from News Channel Nebraska 21 in Nebraska City, the show will
Nebraska Offers Young QB, Son Of Former NFL Player
Anthony Mix was a former standout wide receiver at Auburn, and an NFL player from 2006-09. His son is just a high school freshman, but Anthony Mix Jr. is already on the radar for big-time college programs.
Long-time local pilot appointed to Sidney Airport Authority Board
SIDNEY, Neb. - With the addition of a fifth member, the Sidney Airport Authority Board is now at full capacity, according to Ron Meyer, Chairman of the Airport Authority. During the Tuesday, November 27, City of Sidney Council meeting, Council unanimously appointed Dennis DeNovellis, President of Si
Outdoor notes: Nebraskan to be featured on new Amazon Prime video series
SIDNEY – A freelance outdoor writer from Sidney, Neb. is set to be a cast member on WILDCraft: South Africa, a new outdoor video series that will debut on Amazon Prime in Sept. 2019.
Sterling High School grapplers have bright future
This could be a very good year for Sterling grapplers, according to coach Chad Duncan. For the first time in a long time, the Tigers have enough manpower to potentially compete in all 14 weight classifications and they have a bevy of seniors retuning this year.
Gering wrestling coach pleased with Bulldogs’ performance at Cheyenne
The Gering High School wrestling team picked up more momentum Saturday in the Charlie Lake Invite at Cheyenne East High School. The Bulldogs had seven wrestlers compete in the varsity competition, and four of them placed in the top six. As a team, Gering ended in seventh place with 84.5 points.
Creating 600 potential job opportunities within a two year span in Sidney
SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. With the estimated 1,500 corporate jobs lost from Cabela’s in Sidney, it made a huge impact on the city. With the addition of UST Global/Xpanxion and other interested businesses, the city is looking to add between 200 to 250 new jobs in year 2019 with an overall potential 600 jobs
Tour de Nebraska will travel through Panhandle communities during summer 2019
GERING — The Tour de Nebraska, a bicycle adventure has chosen western Nebraska for its 2019 tour. Riders will travel through Sidney, Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport.
Three male suspects being pursued in Hickory Street Square vandalism
SIDNEY, Neb. - The Sidney Police Department received a call Tuesday morning from an employee at a downtown business reporting possible vandalism to the holiday decor in Hickory Street Square. Upon arriving at the scene, police saw pieces of a toy soldier display scattered around the Square and in th
Basketball teams compete over the weekend
The Sterling High School boys basketball team continued its dominate winning streak Saturday, defeating Sidney High School 75-36 on the road. They will look to keep the streak alive this week, after facing Fort Morgan in their home opener Tuesday, they will take on Manuel, also at home, 7 p.m. Thurs
Local wrestlers enjoy success in tough tournaments
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Local wrestling teams enjoyed success at the Charlie Lake Invitational hosted by Cheyenne East High School on Saturday in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Sidney led the local contingent with a fourth-place finish in the team standings. The Red Raiders piled up 128.5 points. Alliance followed in