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Miss Nebraska talks total body wellness on Kimball visit

Miss Nebraska talks total body wellness on Kimball visit

Miss Nebraska Megan Swanson said it was important for young people to pay attention to total body wellness in order to be the best they can be. Swanson told students at Mary Lynch Elementary that...

Murder trial begins

The State of Nebraska versus Vencil Ash trial with jury held its first full day of court on Tuesday. Vencil Ash is charged with the 2003 murder of Ryan Guitron. He was previously found guilty of the murder in July 2012. However, the Nebraska...

Unemployment rate has slight jump locally

The unemployment rate for Kimball and Banner counties showed a slight increase in December, according to numbers released Friday by the Nebraska Department of Labor. In Kimball County, the December 2014 unemployment rate was 2.6 percent. That was a...

Kimball speech team takes first place at Gering

The Kimball Speech team was at it again on Saturday and won yet another Class C/D championship at Gering. In addition to the team title, Kimball also brought home the runner-up trophy in the novice...

Kimball planning commission looks at housing study

The City of Kimball Planning Commission received an update on the comprehensive housing study at its Jan. 19 meeting. Hanna:Keelan is the firm that is handling Kimball’s comprehensive plan, which includes a housing study. This extensive housing...

Kimball girls take fourth place at SPVA tournament

After winning 49-31 over Maxwell in first round play of the SPVA tournament as reported last week, the Kimball High girls suffered two defeats in play at the North Platte Community College, and ended ...

Kimball boys fall to Perkins in SPVA play

The Kimball boys wound up 6th in the 8 school SPVA Conference Basketball Tournament losing 69-43 to Bridgeport in first round play as reported last week, and then falling 45-42 to Perkins County in...

Dead Eye Shooters open 2015 season strong

The Kimball Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Club has started its season off with a bang.  Several members of the club have participated in competition held in Rushville and Mitchell.  Youth participated in BB gun, Sporter Air Rifle and Precision Air Rifle...

Grubbs takes fourth at Dogger Invite

Garrett Grubbs finished fourth to lead Banner County at the Dogger Invitational held last Friday and Saturday. Grubbs topped Marshal Hill of Saratoga and Antonio Murillo of Gering to win his first two matches in the championship round. In the...

Coyotes fall to Warriors in third place game

Though the top prize had already escaped their grasps, the Leyton Warriors and Potter-Dix Coyotes still had a long-standing rivalry to settle. Though the Warriors couldn’t defend their MAC title of a year ago, they took the upper hand in their...

Mary (Sterle) Greb

Mary (Sterle) Greb, 87, of Grand Island, died Saturday, Jan. 24, at Golden Living Center-Lakeview ACU, due to complications from Alzheimer's. Mary Louise (Sterle) Greb was born on June 19, 1927, in...

 
 
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