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Welcome to Kimball's first baby of 2018!

5 pounds and 14 oz. and 18 inches long. Kimball's first baby of 2018, Freya Dawn Seymour, has ten perfect fingers, ten little toes and a full head of hair. She was born at 12:52 in the afternoon on...

Family grateful to escape the house fire that took their home

One local family is grateful to have escaped a late-night house fire unharmed, though the blaze destroyed their home and belongings. The cause of the fire that destroyed the 206 N. Myrtle residence...

BPW recommends engineering proposal for landfill expansion

The Kimball Landfill is one step closer to the needed cell expansion as the Board of Public Works voted to recommend an engineering proposal from Golder and Associates of Lakewood, Colo. The...

Kimball Co. online sale surpasses Board expectations

A recent online auction brings more than the Kimball County Commissioners expected. After the decision to sell the 1994 770 DH Motor Grader, a 2000 Back Sloper, and a 1981 John Deere 4440 tractor, the Board of Commissioners’ hopes were not high...

Grants and loans available for new and existing business

Did you know there is money that is not being spent? Last Wednesday eight different organizations from around the panhandle were represented as area leaders took the time to communicate what...

Kimball wrestlers place fourth at Chase County Invite

Kimball took four wrestlers to the Chase County Invitational Tournament this past Saturday and all four placed in the top six medal group. Garrett Pedersen at 120 and Connor Cluff at 113, both went 4 and 1 on the day and finished 3rd. Cluff had 2...

Lady Longhorns fall to Chase County in SPVA Tourney play

The Kimball High Lady Longhorns had a good effort against a good Chase County Lady Longhorn team Monday evening in first round play of the 2018 SPVA Conference Tournament, but they came up short as the visiting team from Imperial won out 61-39....

Kimball boys suffer losses to Bridgeport and Gordon-Rushville

The Kimball Boys suffered a pair of losses on the home court over the weekend, losing to Bridgeport 56-41 Friday night and falling to Gordon-Rushville 47-26 on Saturday. A taller Bridgeport club with ...

Coyotes suffer three losses in tough week of play

A tough week for the Potter-Dix boys ends in three losses. The first of three came against Kimball last Tuesday at home when Kimball outscored the Coyotes 16-7 in the first quarter, and 19-6 in the second. Heading into half time with a score of...

JV boys rack up two more wins

Racking up 2 more wins for the Kimball Boys JV Basketball Team running their season record to 7-2. On Friday they won over Bridgeport 46-35 and on Saturday they defeated Gordon-Rushville 54-33. In the win over Bridgeport, Colton Mielke nailed a...

Letter to the Editor - Kimball displays ongoing support of community events

I moved to Kimball in the fall of 1979 and right from the start, I learned how generous and how supportive the Kimball community is of Kimball High School programs. During my first year in Kimball as a member of the marching band, we had to go out...

Dan Lee Ramsey

Dan Lee Ramsey, age 28, resident of Worland, WY, died on Monday, January 8, 2018 in Kemmerer, WY, in a single car accident. Dan was born on February 4,1989, in Cheyenne, WY, to Gerald Lee Ramsey and ...

Letter to the Editor - Community impact is everyone's responsibility

Last week’s edition showed Beer and Loathing being handed the Community Impact Award by the Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce. Heather and I would like to thank this community for that honor and for giving us a shot here in Kimball,...

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