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Morrill County man charged in shooting death of father waives preliminary hearing

BROADWATER, NE — A man arrested earlier this month for the murder of his father was in court in western Nebraska Wednesday. 32-year-old Joseph Bennett is charged with first degree murder and and use of a firearm to commit a felony in relation to the shooting death of his father, Rodney Bennett.
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Potter-Dix preps for season after run to '21 6-man title game

POTTER, NE — After a run to the 6-man state title game last year, expectations are sky high for the Potter-Dix Coyotes in 2022. But with game number one next week, the Coyotes aren’t looking at a return to Kearney just yet. "You can't go 2-0 until you...
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Documentary telling story of teen paralyzed after suicide attempt to be screened in Sidney, Bridgeport

SIDNEY & BRIDGEPORT, NE — Panhandle Public Health District is offering two screenings of a documentary and panelist discussions on suicide prevention in September. According to a news release, the feature-length documentary My Ascension tells the story of 16-year-old varsity cheerleader Emma Benoit. She was paralyzed after attempting to take her own life and the film highlights her journey to walk again and bring Hope Squad, a school-based suicide prevention program, to Louisiana.
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Bridgeport gears up for football season playing 8-man football

BRIDGEPORT, NE — The Bulldogs are back on the gridiron. As Bridgeport gets ready for the upcoming season, they’re making the adjustment from 11-man to 8-man football in 2022. Senior running back Parker Farrenkopf discusses the change. "It's a lot different," Farrenkopf said. "The field is shorter, but...
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Sidney Night of Hope Walk for Cancer raises $30k

SIDNEY, NE — An annual event in Sidney meant to remember those lost to cancer and celebrate survivors and those battling the disease brought in money for charity Friday. The town's 2022 Night of Hope Walk for Cancer fundraiser brought in $30,000, according to a post from the organization on social media.
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21st Century Equipment receives six-figure grant for mobile learning lab

SIDNEY, NE — An ag-focused company that serves western Nebraska is working on a project to help local students. Monday, the state of Nebraska awarded 21st Century Equipment a $125,000 grant. 21st Century Equipment President and CEO Owen Palm says the company is using the money to create a STEM mobile learning lab that can be used by local schools.
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Sidney man accused of threatening crop duster with gun

SIDNEY, Neb. (NCN) - A Panhandle man is facing charges for allegedly threatening a crop duster after it reportedly flew over his property multiple times. On Aug. 9 at around 2:00 p.m., a Cheyenne County Deputy received a call from 57-year-old Brian Keller, with Keller reporting a crop-dusting plane flying over his property.
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Severe thunderstorm warning: Banner, Morrill Counties

The National Weather Service in Cheyenne has issued a. * Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southwestern Box Butte County in the Panhandle of Nebraska... Eastern Scotts Bluff County in the Panhandle of Nebraska... Western Morrill County in the Panhandle of Nebraska... Northeastern Banner County in the Panhandle of Nebraska... Southeastern Sioux...
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Sidney man resists arrest by punching, kicking, and threatening officers

SIDNEY, Neb. -- A man is behind bars after assaulting and injuring a police officer. On Saturday, around 7:15 p.m. an officer with the Sidney Police Department responded to a woman’s home who said she felt unsafe after 51-year-old, Daryl Kopriva, came to her home cursing at her and making threats.
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Authorities report to Legion Park to make arrest Tuesday Morning

SIDNEY, Neb. -- A Nebraska Panhandle man was arrested at Legion Park after someone called authorities to report the man breaking a no-contact order. On July 31st, Sidney Police officers reportedly arrested 59-year-old Kelly Arp after citizens reported to police that 59-year-old, Kelly Arp was threatening to kill them. Police...
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Cheyenne County 4-H results

CHEYENNE COUNTY, Neb. -- The results for open class 4-H events in Cheyenne County are finished. Vegetables and fruit, needlework, celebrate Nebraska, youth art and photography, crafts, foods, sewing construction and textiles, photography, quilts, fine arts, flowers, and photography. All open class 4-H results can be found here. More results...
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Rollover accident outside of Sidney on I-80

SIDNEY, Neb. -- A vehicle and camper rollover 10 miles outside of Sidney after the camper started fishtailing. On Friday, around 8:30 a.m. a vehicle towing a camper was westbound on I-80 around mile marker 49 when the camper began to fishtail. The Vehicle and camper jack-knifed and went into the north ditch and separated.
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Sidney City Council approves Illinois Street closure for parade

SIDNEY, Neb. —The Sidney City Council approved a request for Illinois Street to be closed off for the city's annual Oktoberfest parade. Parade chair Christine Radke attended the city council meeting to ask the council for permission to contact the Nebraska Department of Transportation to close Illinois Street/Highway 30 for Oktoberfest.
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Presentation and trainings regarding Sidney LOSS team will be August 18th

SIDNEY, Neb. -- Region 1 Behavioral Health Authority is funding a Local Outreach to Suicide Survivors (LOSS) team in the community. On August 18th three different free training are being held throughout the day on information regarding the LOSS team. Suicidologist Dr. Donald Belau will be speaking at each training....
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Dalton Fall Festival canceled

DALTON, Neb. — A cancellation notice was posted on the Dalton Fall Festival Facebook page. Paula Parker wrote that it is with great sadness they are canceling the festival because two members on the festival board are stepping down and nobody had volunteered to take over the duties for the festival.
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Sidney girls golf pumped for new season of growth

SIDNEY, Neb. — The Sidney Girls Golf team is focused on improvement and having fun this season. Head Girls Golf Coach Tyler Shaw said he has eight girls on the team this year. “We have a few first-timers in freshmen, and we have one first-timer as a sophomore and...
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Sidney man accused of threatening crop duster with gun

SIDNEY, Neb. (NCN) - A Panhandle man is facing charges for allegedly threatening a crop duster after it reportedly flew over his property multiple times. On Aug. 9 at around 2:00 p.m., a Cheyenne County Deputy received a call from 57-year-old Brian Keller, with Keller reporting a crop-dusting plane flying over his property.
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Medical helicopters respond to Highway 30 accident in Potter

POTTER, Neb. -- An accident on Highway 30 caused two people to be airlifted by medical helicopter to the hospital and a highway closure for about two hours. Potter Fire Department responded to a call about an accident at 1:28 p.m. on Thursday with 11 firefighters and five pieces of equipment.
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