SIDNEY, Neb. — The Wheatbelt Public Energy District held a safety fair for Panhandle students in grades 4-6 on Friday.

The safety fair was held at the Cheyenne County Fairgrounds and involved nine 15-minute safety sessions throughout the day. Including a presentation from the Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association titled, The story behind the switch.

More than 375 children attended the Sidney, Bridgeport, Creek Valley, South Platte and Homeschool Co-op safety fair.

Students received a hot dog for lunch and a bag of cotton candy for dessert. The students also took home a bag full of safety equipment.

Other presenters included; Sidney Police Department, Black Hills Corporation, Sidney Veterinary Hospital, South Platte Natural Resource District, Regional West Emergency Medical Services, Wheat Belt PPD, The City of Sidney Electric Dept., Nebraska State Patrol, 21st Century Equipment, and Nebraska Operation Lifesaver.