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Kimball and Banner County explore a co-op for student athletes

With declining numbers in area schools, Kimball and Banner County school districts are exploring a cooperative agreement for volleyball, girls and boys basketball. “They contacted us and asked if...

Student Voices added to agenda alongside Pride in Excellence

Kimball High School student Natasha Selves addressed the Kimball School Board at their regular meeting, Monday, Feb. 12 regarding the perspective of Kimball High School students. Selves address is...

Benefits of four day work week considered

Could working four 10 hour work days save money compared to five 8 hour days? At the Kimball County Commissioners meeting last Tuesday, Feb. 6, County Highway Superintendent Dave Hottell, along with the Commissioners, discussed if that change, from...

Panhandle Health Group governing board considers closing the agency

As the governing board of Panhandle Health Group considers closing the agency, which provides mental health services throughout the Panhandle, consumers are invited to a public meeting at the Platte...

On deadline

Today, Thursday, Feb. 15, is the final day for incumbents to file for public office. The Kimball County Clerk’s Office is open until 5 p.m. and is ready to take last minute incumbent filings. This...

Lady Coyotes roll over the Lady Bull Dogs

Potter-Dix Ladies ran right over the Peetz Lady Bull Dogs last Tuesday night with a 51-10 final. The Lady Coyotes finished the first quarter with a 13-4 lead over the Lady Bull Dogs and didn’t stop there, shutting out Peetz 17-0 in the second...

Kimball JV teams get wins over Sutherland

Kimball’s junior varsity teams provided the most excitement for Kimball fans Friday evening as they picked up wins over visiting Sutherland. The Kimball JV girls won a 2 quarter game that went into overtime, 22-20. Emma Martin and Jenna Greenwood...

Jordan Cluff State Qualifier

Jordan Cluff is headed to Omaha and the 2018 Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament! The Kimball High junior earned his spot in this year's state tournament by finishing 3rd in the C-4 District...

Kimball Boys Lose to Pine Bluffs and Hemingford

The Kimball boys suffered a pair of losses this past week, losing on the road to a very powerful Pine Bluffs team 74-40, and coming up short on the home court Friday night, 72-61 to leave them 4-14...

Marcia R. Allen

Marcia Renee Hammer Allen, 60, went to be with her Lord on Feb. 14, 2018 after a hard fought battle with cancer. She was at home with loved ones by her side, just as she wished. Funeral services...

Vera M. Kelley

Vera M. Kelley, 93, of Kimball, died at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff on Saturday, February 10, 2018. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 16, 2018 at ...

Vernon L. Oeltjen

Vernon L. Oeltjen, 78, died at the Kimball Health Services on Friday, February 2, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, February 9, 2018 at the Park Terrace Community Center...

William "Bill" Edward Morris

William "Bill" Edward Morris, 79, died on February 6, 2018 in his home surrounded by his loved ones. His funeral service will be held at 10 AM on Saturday, February 10, 2018 at Cantrell Funeral Home...

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