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Potter student recognized for artwork
Potter student recognized for artwork

The artwork of a teen artist in the Potter area will be on display on Capital Hill after winning runner-up in a Congressional art contest.

Cheyenne County Chamber graduates 2023 Leadership Class

Cheyenne County Chamber graduates 2023 Leadership Class

Chamber of Commerce Leadership Class graduates 2023 class. This year's class promoted hunter safety classes for youth.

Bayard to open time capsule June 9

Bayard to open time capsule June 9

What was life like 50 years ago? The Bayard community is set to open its time capsule June 9.

Scottsbluff PD respond to disturbance

Scottsbluff PD respond to disturbance

A Scottsbluff man was arrested and a Gering man cited when police respond to a disturbance early May 21.

Family announces passing of Cabela's co-founder

Family announces passing of Cabela's co-founder

Mary Cabela, one of founders of the multi-billion dollar outdoor retail brand, Cabela's, passed away Tuesday, according to her family. She was 86.

Camp Clarke Days start Thursday

Camp Clarke Days start Thursday

Camp Clarke Days is scheduled for June 1-4 in Bridgeport. The weekend will be a time of celebrating history and the Bridgeport area community.

Sidney Elks Lodge hosting open house Saturday

Sidney Elks Lodge hosting open house Saturday

The Sidney Elks Lodge will host an open house on Saturday to showcase renovation plans for the historic downtown city auditorium at 1040 Jackson Street. 

Sidney man faces arson charges in garage fire Saturday night

Sidney man faces arson charges in garage fire Saturday night

A Sidney man appeared in Cheyenne County Court Tuesday to face a charge of Second Degree Arson.

Severe thunderstorm warning: Deuel, southeastern Garden and western Keith Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: Deuel, southeastern Garden and western Keith Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: Deuel, southeastern Garden and western Keith Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: southeastern Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning: southeastern Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning: southeastern Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning: Sedgwick County

Severe thunderstorm warning: Sedgwick County

Severe thunderstorm warning: Sedgwick County

Severe thunderstorm warning: eastern Cheyenne County

Severe thunderstorm warning: eastern Cheyenne County

Severe thunderstorm warning: eastern Cheyenne County

Severe thunderstorm warning: southern Garden, Deuel Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: southern Garden, Deuel Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: southern Garden, Deuel Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning: Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning: Garden County

Portions of Cheyenne, Kimball, Morrill, Banner and Scotts Bluff Counties in latest warning

Portions of Cheyenne, Kimball, Morrill, Banner and Scotts Bluff Counties in latest warning

Portions of Cheyenne, Kimball, Morrill, Banner and Scotts Bluff Counties in latest warning

Severe thunderstorm warning: northeastern Logan, southwestern Sedgwick Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: northeastern Logan, southwestern Sedgwick Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: northeastern Logan, southwestern Sedgwick Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: southeastern Box Butte, north central Cheyenne, Morrill Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: southeastern Box Butte, north central Cheyenne, Morrill Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning: southeastern Box Butte, north central Cheyenne, Morrill Counties

Severe thunderstorm warning includes northwestern Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning includes northwestern Garden County

Severe thunderstorm warning includes northwestern Garden County

Severe warning includes southwest corner of Nebraska Panhandle

Severe warning includes southwest corner of Nebraska Panhandle

Severe warning includes southwest corner of Nebraska Panhandle

Potter man injured in single vehicle accident

Potter man injured in single vehicle accident

A 2008 Dodge truck driven by Lewis Austin, of Potter, went off the road and rolled on Cheyenne County Road 24 near County Road 99.

Scattered thunderstorms again possible in western Nebraska, northeast Colorado

Scattered thunderstorms again possible in western Nebraska, northeast Colorado

Some of the scattered thunderstorms projected for Monday afternoon in western Nebraska and northeast Colorado may be severe, capable of producing large hail and damaging winds, according to the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne.

Fire, smoke fill night sky in south Sidney

Fire, smoke fill night sky in south Sidney

First responders were on-scene of a single-vehicle garage fire at approximately 8:45 p.m. Saturday night on Legion Park Road in Sidney.

Memorial Services scheduled for Monday

Memorial Services scheduled for Monday

Volunteers were out in force this morning preparing Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney for Monday's Memorial Day service.

Severe thunderstorm warning: Scotts Bluff, southwestern Sioux and East-central Goshen

Severe thunderstorm warning: Scotts Bluff, southwestern Sioux and East-central Goshen

Severe thunderstorm warning: Scotts Bluff, southwestern Sioux and East-central Goshen

Scotts Bluff, Kimball and Banner Counties in latest severe weather warning

Scotts Bluff, Kimball and Banner Counties in latest severe weather warning

Scotts Bluff, Kimball and Banner Counties in latest severe weather warning

Severe thunderstorm warning for large swath of Nebraska-Wyoming border

Severe thunderstorm warning for large swath of Nebraska-Wyoming border

Severe thunderstorm warning for large swath of Nebraska-Wyoming border

Tornado warning includes portions of Kimball, Banner Counties

Tornado warning includes portions of Kimball, Banner Counties

Tornado warning includes portions of Kimball, Banner Counties

Several areas under severe thunderstorm warnings

Several areas under severe thunderstorm warnings

Several areas under severe thunderstorm warnings

Weather service issues severe thunderstorm watch Saturday

Weather service issues severe thunderstorm watch Saturday

Another round of showers and thunderstorms is forecast Saturday afternoon, and a few storms will once again have the potential to become strong to severe, according to the National Weather Service Office in Cheyenne.

Thunderstorm passes through Sidney

Thunderstorm passes through Sidney

SIDNEY -- The Sidney area is under a Thunderstorm watch. Rain and hail started about 7 p.m. tonight in the Sidney area, resulting in localized flooding.

Creek Valley graduates announce scholarships, future plans

Creek Valley graduates announce scholarships, future plans

Creek Valley officials announced 2023 graduates' post-high school plans and scholarships recently.

Severe thunderstorm watch includes Sidney, Bridgeport, Kimball and Sterling

Severe thunderstorm watch includes Sidney, Bridgeport, Kimball and Sterling

Scattered to numerous showers and thunderstorms are likely Friday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne. Some of the storms could be severe.

Firefighters respond to motor home fire

Firefighters respond to motor home fire

No injuries were reported when a motor home caught fire at 20th Ave. and Forrest St. on May 17. 

Boss City Brewing announces move to new downtown Sidney location

Boss City Brewing announces move to new downtown Sidney location

A family-run Sidney brewery is moving to a new location this fall.

Sidney Police announce recent arrests

Sidney Police announce recent arrests

Sidney Police recognized one of their own before city council for his professionalism, and announced four arrests.

Feuerborn retires from The Insurance Store

Feuerborn retires from The Insurance Store

The smiling face at the entrance to The Insurance Store is retiring. Denise Feuerborn is giving up the time clock to follow other passions.

City Council approves amending solar project agreement

City Council approves amending solar project agreement

SIDNEY -- In November 2022, the Sidney City Council entered a land-lease, interconnection agreement, with Sandhills Energy, LLC. Tuesday the council approved amending the agreement, allowing the company to rent more City land at $500 per acre.

City Council approves agreement with Chamber

City Council approves agreement with Chamber

The Sidney City Council Tuesday agreed to continue its support of the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce. The agreement is an annual contract.

Two people killed when house explodes in South Dakota; cause of blast is under investigation

Two people killed when house explodes in South Dakota; cause of blast is under investigation

The South Dakota State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating a house explosion that killed two people.

Gallaway announces resignation from city council

Gallaway announces resignation from city council

SIDNEY -- Roger Gallaway announced Tuesday he will be resigning from the Sidney City Council.

Sidney Aquatic Center opens Saturday

Sidney Aquatic Center opens Saturday

The Chappell swimming pool is scheduled to open Monday, May 29, residents in Bridgeport will be able to enjoy their pool starting on Tuesday, May 30, and Friday, June 2 is the target date for the Oshkosh pool to open. 

Council approves funding for Camp Lookout

Council approves funding for Camp Lookout

One of Sidney's oldest buildings is approved for repairs. The City Council approved funds to repair the balcony at the entrance.

Organizations beautifying downtown streetscape

Organizations beautifying downtown streetscape

Two community groups committed time and sweat to improve the appearance of downtown Sidney.

Wheat Belt Public Power reports emergency outage north of Lodgepole

Wheat Belt Public Power reports emergency outage north of Lodgepole

SIDNEY -- At 2:55 p.m., Wheat Belt Public Power officials announced an emergency outage north of Lodgepole.

Historic Preservation Board offers assistance for sign updates, and awning removals

Historic Preservation Board offers assistance for sign updates, and awning removals

The Sidney Historic Preservation Board has a plan to help business and property owners with awnings that need upgraded, or removed. If removal is the best option, it may be done at no cost to the owner.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites recognized as Business of the Week

Holiday Inn Express & Suites recognized as Business of the Week

The Holiday Inn Express and Suites Sterling opened in 2017 and has been serving leisure and corporate travelers at a high level. This week it was recognized as the Logan County Chamber of Commerce Business of the Week.

Logan County Chamber announces new Executive Director

Logan County Chamber announces new Executive Director

Caitlin Baseggio was announced as the new executive director of the Logan County Chamber of Commerce this week.

987 The Big Boy schedules annual Cruisin' Night event

987 The Big Boy schedules annual Cruisin' Night event

An annual cruise through downtown Sidney will help kickoff summer vacation in early June.

Local early childhood organization recognized for high quality childcare

Local early childhood organization recognized for high quality childcare

Kid’s Korner-The Community Center for Early Child Development has been recognized by Nebraska Step Up to Quality for its commitment to quality childcare and education.

Cheyenne County Chamber announces Downtown Sounds summer lineup

Cheyenne County Chamber announces Downtown Sounds summer lineup

Sidney's free summer concert series will feature a variety of music this year in Hickory Street Square.

Truck driver appears in court to face charges related to fatal truck-car crash

Truck driver appears in court to face charges related to fatal truck-car crash

SIDNEY -- Gurjeet Singh appeared via Zoom conference call in Cheyenne County Court today regarding charges related to the accident that claimed the life of a Sidney woman and injured two Sidney High School girls.

Storm drops, heavy rain, hail on Logan County, Colo.

Storm drops, heavy rain, hail on Logan County, Colo.

The National Weather Service Friday and the Colorado Department of Public Health issued an air quality advisory this morning for eastern Colorado .

4th 'Super Hero Run' a success

4th 'Super Hero Run' a success

The cold and blustery morning didn't stop runners from grabbing their super hero capes May 13.

Long awaited plan: SRMC brings Extended Care to hospital campus

Long awaited plan: SRMC brings Extended Care to hospital campus

Sidney Regional Medical Center officially broke ground on its expansion project. The hospital will be moving the Extended Care facility to the west side of Sidney Regional Medical Center. 

'Pony Express' stops in Sidney with message of hope

'Pony Express' stops in Sidney with message of hope

SIDNEY -- A handful of motorcyclists arrived in Sidney this morning with a mission. They stopped in Sidney as part of their journey to Lincoln and to the legislature with letters supporting children's mental health.

Allison Deal awarded American Legion Auxiliary scholarship

Allison Deal awarded American Legion Auxiliary scholarship

Sidney High School Senior, Allison Deal, is the recipient of the Health Care Scholarship from the American Legion Auxiliary (ALA) Department of Nebraska. Sidney ALA Unit #17 sponsored her application.

Local Students Headed to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State

Local Students Headed to American Legion Auxiliary Girls State

American Legion Auxiliary Post No. 17 recently announced girls selected for the Cornhusker Girls State.

WNCC offering customized Class B CDL training

WNCC offering customized Class B CDL training

Western Nebraska Community College is offering Class B Entry Level Driver Training (ELDT) for employers who need to meet federal regulations while minimizing impact to their drivers’ schedules. 

Scottsbluff man arrested on multiple charges

Scottsbluff man arrested on multiple charges

Scottsbluff Police officers arrested a man in connection with a protection order violation that resulted in several other charges.

A place to lay your head: The Well Church reaches out to those in need

A place to lay your head: The Well Church reaches out to those in need

The Well Church in Sidney is reaching out to people in need.
The idea started with The Well's partner church in New Albany, Miss., who started building beds for families in need.

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Scotts Bluff, Morrill, & Banner

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Scotts Bluff, Morrill, & Banner

Severe Thunderstorm Warning: Scotts Bluff, Morrill, & Banner

Communities Across the Midwest Remove More Than 10,000 Pounds of Unneeded Prescription Medications to Prevent Drug Misuse

Communities Across the Midwest Remove More Than 10,000 Pounds of Unneeded Prescription Medications to Prevent Drug Misuse

Communities across the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Omaha Division safely disposed of 10,554 pounds of prescription medications during the 24th National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, April 23.

Potter-Dix recognizes May students of the month

Potter-Dix recognizes May students of the month

The Potter-Dix School District recently recognized the May Students of the Month.

Game and Parks free fishing, park entry day set for this weekend

Game and Parks free fishing, park entry day set for this weekend

The Nebraska Game and Parks commission is hoping to get people excited about the number of outdoor activities the state has to offer.

Adopt-a-Dog Shelter hosting open house Saturday

Adopt-a-Dog Shelter hosting open house Saturday

Adopt-a-Dog Shelter will be hosting an "Adoption Fair Day" on Saturday, May 20. The event will include a donation lunch and a chance to see the many animals available for a reduced cost.