Articles from the February 2, 2022 edition

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Arterburn resigns

What began as an interest in the process and an attempt to stay informed, ends after nearly a decade of service. Now in his tenth year on Sidney City Council, Councilman Joe Arterburn has…

Vincent Havorka Aviation Metallurgist

This story is reprinted in memory of Vincent Havorka who died on January 25, 2022, at the age of 99. “Go west, young man” must have rang in the ears of Vincent Havorka (Vince). After graduation…

City Council Considers Burn Zones

Which areas of Sidney should be defined as “degraded” and which areas should be removed from the definition of gradient? This is a question proposed to Sidney City Council on January 26. Bobbi Pettit…

Abraham Lincoln’s Farewell to Springfield

One of my favorite Lincoln biographers is Carl Sandburg. In 1926, he published a two-volume work, Abraham Lincoln, The Prairie Years, then in 1939, he published a four-volume work, Abraham…

Library Jabberwocky Guide

After diligent investigation over a fairly short period of time (I try to emulate a thorough federal investigation), I have researched and assembled a somewhat limited dictionary of…

What to do with a tax refund?

Are you expecting a tax refund this year? If so, what are you going to do with it? Of course, the answer largely depends on the size of your refund. For the 2020 tax year, the average refund was about $2,800, according to the Internal Revenue Service. Corn…

“The Mighty Dwarf”

We may not be who we say we are, but what we say is who we really are! It sounds like a lot of doublespeak, but there is some truth in this statement. Chapter Three of James deals almost exclusively with one of life’s most practical problems…

The High Plains Agricultural Lab’s annual research update is Feb. 9 in Sidney

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln High Plains Ag Lab’s annual research update and advisory board meeting is scheduled for Feb. 9 on the campus of Western Nebraska Community College in Sidney. The latest results from crop and livestock research at HPAL,…

2022 Cattle Feedlot Roundtables scheduled for February 22-24

LINCOLN – Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and related industries will learn new information related to feedlot price reports, health, labor and sustainability at the 2022 Nebraska Extension Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 22-24 at…

Straight talk about Steve

The public hearing for my priority bill has been set at the Nebraska State Capitol in Lincoln for Thursday, February 3, 2022 beginning at 1:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend the hearing and…

Chadron Swept Raiders

The Sidney Red Raider basketball teams hosted the Chadron Cardinals on Friday night, and both Sidney teams couldn’t get past the Cardinals’ strong defensive performance and lost their games. It was…

Potter-Ten Girls Split with Meadow, Minatare

Potter-Dix basketball returned to play after the MAC tournament, with the girls facing Prairie in New Raymer, Colorado on Tuesday and the boys’ and girls’ teams facing Minatare on…

Lady Warriors win two in a week

Leyton’s Lady Warrior team had a busy week after the MAC tournament, with matches on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday. On Tuesday, they hosted the Banner County Lady Wildcats, and had no problem…

Leyton Warriors spend the week

Leyton’s Warrior Boys basketball team kept their momentum going and won three games during the week to take their record to 13 and 2. The Warriors began hosting Banner County and the Wildcats on Tuesday…

Schmid commits to Concordia

Creek Valley senior Eli Schmidt has committed to Concordia University and will be making the leap from 6-a-side to 11-a-side college football this fall. Schmid was influenced by Concordia…

Wrestlers struggling with a busy week

It was two duels and an invitation on Saturday for the Sidney Red Raider Wrestling team, and at the end of the week the team could look back on the good results they had during the week. At…

Public records

Sidney Police Department Jan. 27 3:13 a.m., medical call, 1100 block 7th Ave. 7:51 a.m., traffic stop, Sidney High School. 7:57 a.m., traffic stop, 9th Avenue and Illinois Street. 8:08 a.m., Motorist Assistance, 17J Link and Andrew Drive. 9:13 a.m.,…

Cherish the memories

When the chicken and waffles concept came out, my first thought was somewhere in time, a family, probably a mother struggling to put together a family dinner, combined what was left over from the night before…

Tsugio ‘Tugo’ Yoshimoto

TSUGIO “TUGO” YOSHIMOTO, 97 of Sedgwick, died on January 26, 2022 at the Sedgwick County Retirement Home in Julesburg. Tugo was born June 16, 1924 in Sedgwick, Colorado to Hideichi and Hide (Toyota) Yoshimoto. He graduated from Lycée Ovide…

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