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Friends and Neighbors: Henry Heeg

Wellness center considered and meetings reduced

Amid discussion regarding ongoing costs associated with the Kimball Event Center, the Kimball City Council considered partnering with the Kimball County Board of Commissioners and Kimball Health Services to bring a wellness center to Kimball. The...

Friends and Neighbors: Henry Heeg

Henry Heeg, Sr., comes from a long line of community "doers" in Kimball, and he is no different. Heeg, his family and extended families host the annual Vince's Corner Golf Tournament, one of...

An agreement renegotiated

The Kimball City Council presented Keep Kimball Beautiful with an amended contract on Tuesday, Feb. 2 following Mayor Keith Prunty’s continued attempts to reach an agreement. Prunty began by stating that he had followed up with discussions from...

Reverse 911 system soon replaced

The local emergency alert system will soon be replaced following an address to the Kimball County Commissioners from Sheriff Harry Gillway last week, regarding the Integrated Public Alert and Warning System (IPAWS) program. The program, launched in... Full story

Traditional gifts for Valentine's Day

Traditionally, in the United States – we celebrate Valentine's Day by giving flowers, cards and chocolate. However, have you ever wondered where these traditions may have come from? According to...

Kimball boys fall to Mitchell in first round

Gordon-Rushville captured the championship of the Western Trails Conference Boy's Division Tournament in a surprise upset of number one seed Bridgeport in the title game, winning 40-34....

Junior High basketball underway

Coaches Dane Wurdeman and Ben Ferguson are busy with games for the Kimball Junior High Boy’s Basketball Teams and there is some talent on this year’s teams. Wurdeman said “The toughest thing we have going for us is trying to match up with the...

Lady Horns finish second at WTC

The Kimball High Lady Longhorns suffered two major losses at this year's Western Trails Conference Tournament canceling out their goal of winning two conference tournament titles this season. The...

Lady Coyotes dominated Garden Co.

The Potter Dix Lady Coyotes overwhelmed the Garden County Lady Eagles at home on Friday, Feb. 5, by a score of 61-27. Leading the pack for the Lady Coyotes was senior Anna McLaughlin. McLaughlin hit...

Don Smith

Don Smith, 62 of Milford, formally of Grand Island, died on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Seward. To honor Don's wishes cremation was chosen, a private family inurnment will be at a...

Thomas William Reader

Born January 14, 1936 in Kimball, NE to Carl Edwin Reader and Winona Adams Reader. Thomas attended rural elementary schools and graduated in 1953 from Kimball County High School. In 1958 he...

Vernon E. Adels

Vernon Elmer Adels passed away Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 at home with his family present. Vernon was born March 8, 1930 in Kimball, Nebraska on the family farm. He was raised in Kimball and attended St....

William Dickerson

William Alonzo Dickerson, 70, of Kimball, Nebraska, passed away in Fayetteville, Ark. on Sunday, January 31, 2016. Bill was born, grew up, and resided in the Kimball, NE, area all of his life. He was ...

 
 
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