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Poverty becoming a major issue for Nebraska families

When the subject of poverty comes up in conversation throughout the state of Nebraska, there is seemingly a misconception that surrounds how residents of the state perceive it. More often than not, there is a common belief that poverty is strictly...

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It's time for Kimball-Banner County residents to get excited about the upcoming fair. In five days, the fairgrounds in Kimball will be a lively hub of activity that includes several 4-H, FFA and...

New Faces: Mary Lynch Elementary staff

First impressions are important, they shape a person's outlook on something or someone for better or for worse. Pre-k, kindergarten, and first grade are a child's first impression of school. This...

KRC devising ways to sell Kimball

As the summer draws to a close, so does the internship for Emilia Woeppel and Jessica Bartak. The UNL students will be leaving Kimball within the week and returning to their homes in order to get...

Bruce Gilliland to be inducted into Nebraska Golf Hall of Fame

On September 29, 2014, Kimball's Bruce Gilliland will be inducted into the Nebraska Golf Hall of Fame at a ceremony being held at the Lincoln Country Club. His induction will come just three days...

Return To Learn program raising awareness on impact of concussions

Children are almost magnets for accidents. They are growing into their bodies and experience a clumsy and accident-prone phase of life. They bump into things, people, and they fall down. Children and teens who participate in sports tend to be more...

William Smythe, Sr.

Omaha, NE-Bill was born in Reading, Pennsylvania, the third son of Rev. Thomas Bennett Smythe and Marguerite Welden Smythe. He was a graduate of Moravian College in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania and...

Elmas Risilia

Elmas Risilia October 10, 1954 ~ July 26, 2014 Elmas Risilia, 59, of Kimball, formerly of Loveland, CO passed away on July 26, 2014. Elmas was the owner of Creekside Property Management for various properties in Kimball, NE and Loveland, CO. He is...