Cheyenne County, NE

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Kuhns New Chamber of Commerce President/CEO

The Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce recently announced McKailie Carnahan-Kuhns as the new President/CEO. Carnahan-Kuhns takes over for Hope Feeney. Feeney and her husband Eamonn have accepted education positions at Maxwell High School. Feeney's last day at the Chamber is scheduled for July 23. She is assisting Carnahan-Kuhns with the transition into her new role as Chamber president and CEO.
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Chase Bryant Coming to Cheyenne County Fair

The Cheyenne County Fair Board recently announced that Chase Bryant will be providing the entertainment for the 2021 county fair. The concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. Friday, July 30. His music will include Top 10 Country Music song “Take It on Back.”. The Cheyenne County Fair Board favored Bryant...
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Cross-County for a Cure

Cheyenne County had a unique visitor last week, Michael Wilson originally from Newburyport, Massachusetts. Unlike most tourists, he wasn't in the Sidney area to fill his car with gas or to get in some sight-seeing of historical landmarks. He is on a mission, a mission to traverse the Continental United States while running, to raise awareness for childhood cancer.
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NWS Cheyenne: Storm Chances Return Today, Some Could Be Strong

There's a chance some strong thunderstorms could fire up this afternoon and evening, bringing gusty winds and small hail to portions of southeast Wyoming and the Nebraska Panhandle. According to the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, daily storm chances will stick around through at least Wednesday, with storms on Saturday...
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Sidney man sentenced in child porn case

SIDNEY, NE — A Sidney man knows how much time he will spend in prison after being sentenced in Cheyenne County Thursday. Jamie Daniels has been sentenced to 5-10 years in prison, according to court documents. He will also be required to register as a sex offender. Daniels was given credit for 190 days served.
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Post 17 Seniors Struggle at Rapid City Tournament

Sidney’s American Legion Post 17 Senior Baseball team traveled up to Rapid City for a weekend tournament, and struggled against the competition, only managing a tie against Cheyenne for the tournament. Prior the weekend tournament, however, Sidney hosted the Alliance FBNO Spartans at Legion Field on Wednesday on Senior Night,...
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County Renews USDA Contract

The annual contract with the United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection was approved by the Cheyenne County Commissioners. The contract, at $9,421.22, reflects a 5 percent increase in cost. Much of the discussion with Wildlife Specialist Matt Anderson focused on responding to prairie dog infestations. Prairie...
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Chase Bryant to perform at Cheyenne County Fair

CHEYENNE COUNTY, NE — Chase Bryant is on his way to Cheyenne County this summer. The country music artist will perform at the Cheyenne County Fair on July 30. "We're pretty excited to finally have a contract locked in," Cheyenne County Fair Board vice president Whitney Whartman said. "It's been a little bit of a challenge, especially over the past year with COVID. We were really excited we had some good options such as Chase Bryant."
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Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce selects new director

CHEYENNE COUNTY, NE — The Cheyenne County Chamber knows who its next director will be. McKailie Carnahan-Kuhns has been selected as the new leader of the Cheyenne County Chamber of Commerce. Carnahan-Kuhns is a Sidney native and a graduate of Peetz High School. Now living in Sidney after attending college...
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Celebrating Service

Energy production today is focused on renewable options, leaving the smallest carbon footprint possible and meeting needs consistently. It is a time when decision-makers are seeking sources besides drilling for fossil fuels. That hasn't always been the case. Less than a century ago, energy was fuel-based. Pioneers in the area...
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Remembering the Fallen

The weather was inviting Monday as a large crowd of supporters gathered for the Memorial Day service at Greenwood Cemetery in Sidney Monday. The service, held at the Veteran Section, was opened by Cheyenne County Veteran Service Office Fred Wiedeburg, followed by Evangelical Free Church Pastor Kyle Larson offering the invocation.
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Cheyenne County Selected for Communities for Kids Initiative

Cheyenne County has recently been selected to be part of Nebraska Children and Families Foundation Communities for Kids, a state-wide initiative which supports young children, families and those providing their care. We have a small group of people who make up the core leadership team. We are looking for more...
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City Council Approves 'No Parking' Area

Keeping Sidney beautiful is more complicated than it needs to be when specific public places have rampant littering, littering that appears to be from a specific population. The Sidney City Council reviewed a memo submitted by Police Chief Joe Aikens, a proposal to reduce parking on Silverburg Drive. The resolution calls for no parking on Silverburg Drive from the southeast corner of the 3090 block north to the intersection with Jennifer Lane, and from the intersection of Chase Boulevard and Upland Parkway west to the deadend.
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FSA Highlights 2021 Spring Crop Acreage Reporting

SIDNEY – Cheyenne County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Brad Fraass is reminding area producers that accurate and timely reporting of acres for all crops and land uses is an FSA program eligibility requirement. The deadline for acreage certification is July 15, 2021. This includes common spring-planted crops,...
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New initiative in Cheyenne County looking for members

SIDNEY - The Nebraska Children and Families Foundation selected Cheyenne County to be a part of the new Communities for Kids initiative, a state-wide effort which supports young children, families and those providing their care. The initiative is a multi-year planning and implementation initiative that was created in response to...