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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 7, 2017 

Murder suspect arrested in Kimball without incident

A murder suspect on the lam out of Laramie County, Wyoming was arrested without incident on Sunday, Dec. 2, shortly after 5 p.m. Just three hours prior, the Kimball Police Department, along with the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 7, 2017 

KHS students strive to honor military members year-round

Jeri Ferguson’s Civics class at Kimball High School continue working to make a difference. They hope to raise awareness of current military members and veterans. According to KHS senior, Justine Heeg, the Civics class is organizing a fundraiser...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 7, 2017 

KPD urges diligence against break-ins

Kimball Police Department reports that in the month of November they received eight calls regarding vehicle break-ins. Additional calls have been received regarding break-ins in area storage units and Plains Body Shop also had a related call. KPD...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    December 7, 2017 

Lady Cats fell to Garden County in season opener

Banner County girls basketball had their first game at home last Friday night with Garden County. Despite a good battle, the Lady Wildcats were out-scored in that game 32-26. “The girls played hard but it was difficult for us to overcome having thr...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    December 7, 2017 

Lady Coyotes split Kimball and prep to battle the Storm

Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes made the trip to Kimball for a two-day tournament to begin their 2017-18 basketball season. The Lady Coyotes split the weekend with a loss to Kimball on Friday, Dec. 1, with a...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    December 7, 2017 

Coyotes hope to bounce back from tough season opener

Potter-Dix boys weren’t able to get much going at the first tournament of the season in Kimball. The Coyotes faced-off with Kimball in their first matchup Friday night, being unable to score sure didn’t help them out too much. Potter-Dix came...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 30, 2017

Parade of Lights spread cheer for all - Heralded Kimball's 2017 Christmas season

The Kimball Parade of Lights lit up the streets of downtown Kimball like the stars in the North Pole on a Christmas night. A total of 11 floats decorated in Christmas spirit rolled through Second...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 30, 2017

County to purchase new truck and grader

Kimball County will soon boast a new road grader, being built for the Kimball County Road Department, as well as, a new pickup truck for the Kimball Sheriffs Department. Commissioners opened sealed bids for a 2015 or newer road grader, during the Nov...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 30, 2017

New communication system for the KCSO

The Nebraska Statewide Radio System is a must for all Sheriff's departments along Interstate 80 in the state of Nebraska, according to Kimball County Sheriff, Harry Gillway, and Kimball is now one of...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 30, 2017

Pumpkin Pie, whipped cream and Thanksgiving go hand-in-hand

How fast can you eat a piece of pumpkin pie? 22 fourth graders all tried their best to finish their piece of pie first, but it was Alison Johnson that demolished hers first with a time of 49 seconds....

 

Kraficzk makes APA's US Amateur Championship

Kimball local makes US Amateur Championship-American Poolplayers Association (APA) in Tampa, Fla. The youngest player in the 2017 Championship tournament, Seth Krafczik won his spot in Flordia by...

 

Six done just one more to go

A quest of all seven summits Colorado native Chris Bombardier who suffers from Hemophilia type B is reaching his goals one climb at a time. Hemophilia is when blood can't clot properly, excessive...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 16, 2017

Annual Veterans Day program honored area vets past and present

Veteran's, friends, family, students, and staff filled the High School auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 8 for the annual Veteran's Day Program put on by the Kimball High Civics Class. The morning began...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 16, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Mahlon Gingerich

There is a new face to the Kimball Police Department but not so new to the Kimball community. Mahlon Gingerich, grew up in Dix, working with his father, Sam, in the tree business. During high school G...

 

What makes the holiday season special to you?

Holidays are just around the corner. Wow, I can’t believe how fast this year has gone, seems like it was just a month or so ago that we were celebrating New Years Eve. But no matter how fast or slow this year seems to have gone by for you, it is...

 

MAC All-Conference Volleyball selections named

Minuteman Activities Conference (MAC) Volleyball 2017 First Team selections are in. Trinity Langley of Potter-Dix, Payje Misegadis from Creek Valley, Madelyn Watchorn of Leyton, Audrey Juelfs, Potter-Dix, Samantha Schmid, Creek Valley and Audrey...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 9, 2017

Local shoe drive helps more than 25 countries and raises funds for community improvements

Shoe Drive was a success for the community of Kimball. 135 bags of shoes were collected over the past three months. Last Wednesday was pickup day, volunteers filled Beer and Loathing to help load the...

 

Roughing It

Beloved basketball player, “inventor of the Jump Shot”, coach and great hardworking man, was honored last Friday night at the Arena-Auditorium on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie. Kenny Sailors was actually born in Bushnell, on Jan....

 

Potter-Dix volleyball is done for this season

Lady Coyotes split games last week, Win over Creek Valley and a Loss to Hyannis. Potter-Dix played host to Creek Valley, last Tuesday, when they got another win on the season. Creek Valley took the first set with a score of 25-11, Potter-Dix won the...

 

High School volleyball has come to an end for the Lady Horns.

Kimball ended the 2017 season 10-20 over all and 2-6 in district. Senior Hannah Biesecker, finished the season with 294 kills, 166 points, 175 digs, 61 ace serves, 37 blocks and eight assists. Senior, Justine Heeg, ended the year with 327 assists,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 2, 2017

Suspect is still on the run

According to Nebraska State Patrol, a Trooper was in search of a stolen vehicle, shortly after 11 p.m. Monday night, when he spotted the said vehicle, east of Chappell in Deuel County. The suspect was traveling in the stolen vehicle, at mile marker...

 

Roughing It

As a kid I loved Halloween like just about every kid, but my sister and I were the ones who never, ever had store bought costumes. My mom made us a costume every single year, most of the time she had our costume already picked out before we could...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 2, 2017

A huge surprise was in store for Vicky Kaczar at Mary Lynch Elemntary

Long-time Mary Lynch employee Vickie Kaczar, received the surprise of a life-time last Thursday when, teachers, students and co-workers surprised her with a huge celebration for all her hard work at...

 

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