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Local kiosk still not functioning

A statement has been released from the State of Nebraska regarding the JUSTICE system, which is currently not fully functioning. The statement said that public access kiosks in the courthouses across Nebraska are temporarily down due to a needed...

Chamber brings back Business After Hours

After nearly two years, Business After Hours is back in Kimball and revamped. The Kimball-Banner County Chamber of Commerce held the first Business After Hours since November of 2016 on Thursday,...

Frisbee Golf area to be completed this weekend

Mayor Keith Prunty, with the help of Adrian Fuss, drilled holes in Gotte Park this past weekend for the new frisbee golf course. Posts were added on Monday with the help of Kimball street department...

Kimball's graduating class of 1953 celebrates their 65th reunion in Kimball

Summer can bring vistors from all across the county together, for many different things, one of which is class reunions. The Kimball County High School class of 1953 held their 65th Class Reunion...

Farmer's Day fundraiser this weekend

Dig out your poodle skirts and letterman jackets, ladies and gentlemen, the 2018 Farmers’ Day fundraiser is a Rockabilly Luau, this Saturday, July 21. This event is 5:30-11 p.m. at the Ag Society Hog Barn, with parking at Gotte Park, meal is at 6...

Anthony and Wise compete in Nebraska junior golf tournament

A pair of Kimball's finest High School-age golfers took part in this year's Nebraska Junior Golf Tournament held in Columbus this past week. Dillon Wise and Zane Anthony both shot higher scores than...

Jock Talk

The Glow Ball 4-person scramble golf tournament was held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course with 16 teams entered. The event was sponsored by the local Masons chapter, and was termed a success with everyone having fun. The format had...

Letter to the Editor

Just prior to our recent move to Gering, my husband was trying to move a truck on a car dolly and as he was attempting to take the trailer to air up the tire, the entire tire fell off. A local gentleman, Clay McDowall, assisted my husband and the...

George Lee, Jr.

George Lee Jr., lifetime Perkins County rancher and farmer, passed away Saturday, July 7, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, at Perkins County Community Hospital in Grant at the age of 84 years...

Lester "Les" L. Reemts

Lester "Les" L. Reemts, 88, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Monday, July 16, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at the Evangelical Free Church...

Lee R. Levesque

Lee R. Levesque, 70, recently passed away unexpectedly at his home in Kimball. He had been an employee at Clean Harbors for about 20 years before retirement. Lee enjoyed traveling, cooking, collecting cookbooks, softball, bowling, golf, throwing...

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