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 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Longhorn runners compete at two conferences back-to-back

Kimball Cross Country got their share of a workout this past week as the teams headed into Thursday to run their SPVA Conference Meet, and then right back at it on Friday, for their WTC Conference...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Big changes in store for Longhorn football next season

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, a meeting - open to the community, was held to talk about the idea of stepping Kimball Football down from eleven-man to an eight-man team. “Not one person spoke negatively about going to eight-man,” Kimball Activities Direct...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Lady Horns split week with losses at P-D triangular and a win against Morrill

Lady Longhorns Volleyball played a triangular with Potter-Dix and Bayard on Oct. 3. The first game was against Bayard, Kimball lost in two games, the first set Bayard came away with a 25-19 win, the... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Horns outscored at home game Friday night

Same things over and over again, for the Kimball Longhorns, Friday night under the lights, Bayard handed the Longhorns another loss on the season at home this past Friday. Once again Kimball was out... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Moore missed state berth by a few strokes

The Lady Longhorn golfers had a chilly outing last Monday, Oct. 2, for District Competition at Ogallala. This was the last high school tournament for the three senior girls. Senior Lila Moore shot a 122, which was not her best of the season, but she...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Coyotes fall to Hay Springs 57-8

The Coyotes suffered another hard loss on the season. Hay Springs out scored the Coyotes 57-8 in the game over all with keeping Potter Dix scoreless in all but the second quarter. No other information was provided at time of press. Potter-Dix will...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Lady Coyotes take Caliche in four

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes wrapped up another win against Caliche last Thursday, Oct. 5 at home. The Coyotes won in four sets, PD took the first set with a 16-25 win, and lost the second set 26-24, but it was all Potter-Dix from there, winning the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 12, 2017 

Disturbance call leads to felony arrest

Officer Mike Winget of the Kimball Police Department responded to a disturbance of unknown nature near Fifth and Jefferson streets on Sunday Oct. 1, just before 11 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, Winget was approached by Caleb P. Boman, 27, of...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 5, 2017

Shoot cars needed

Old "shoot" cars that were most likely donated to the Kimball Police Department years ago, have now been smashed. Thursday, Sept. 28, Chief Andy Bremer, pictured below, and Mayor Keith Prunty watched...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 5, 2017

Halloween Gymkhana this weekend

Whartman Arena in Potter, is gearing up for its 2017 Halloween Gymkhana this Sunday, Oct. 8. Registration starts at 1 p.m., events start at 2, events on tap for Sunday include, Egg Balance, Cauldron Stick Race, Poles, Barrels, and Pumpkin Race....

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 5, 2017

New Wind Farm north of town is set to begin soon

Sandhills Energy was the original developer, Aspenall Energies purchased the project from Sandhill this past August, according to John Brown, Chief Development Officer of Aspenall Energies. Brown addressed the Kimball County Commissioners last...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 5, 2017

Lady Longhorns lose borderwar to the Burns Broncs

The Lady Longhorns, headed across the border to Wyoming to face off with Burns this last week. Kimball came up short with a 3-1 loss . The Lady Horns won the first set 25-20, then Burns got the next three set wins to end the match, 17-25, 16-25,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 5, 2017

Horns making progress

Longhorn Football might not be going how most of the fans would hope, but they are making progress, though perhaps not visibly. According to coach Ben Aarestad, there is a lot of progress being made, in practice and during game time. Again this is a...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 5, 2017

Kimball runners continue improving as season nears end

The fall sports season is starting to wine down with only a few weeks left. Kimball Cross Country was in action in Gothenburg last Thursday Sept. 28. "All seven of these young men ran their season...

 

VSO changes made

Kimball County Commissioners accepted the resignation of Sheana Hendrickson from the Kimball County Veteran’s Service Office at their regular meeting, Tuesday, Sept. 19. With that resignation, VSO Bob Jenner will man the office Monday through...

 

Roughin It

Is it getting the news from the local area, reading the opinions and letters to the editor? How about the first sports writing, or the great anniversary announcements? Are you a teacher and use them in your classroom for your students, or a local...

 

Kimball ladies reaching their season goals one course at a time

The season goals are being reached. Kimball Girls Golf had two tournaments this past week, the first one was Tuesday, Sept. 19 in Ogallala. The girls will head back to Ogallala for districts at the beginning of October, but Coach Culek couldn't have...

 

Lady Horns suffer losses to Hershey and Sidney

The Lady Longhorns faced two big losses last week, one at home and one on the road. The first loss last week came at home when Kimball faced Hershey. The Lady Longhorns lost the first set 25-12, the second set with a closer score of 25-23 and also...

 

Horns fall to Hershey at Friday's home game

Another tough loss in the books for the Longhorns on the gridiron. Kimball hosted Hershey this past Friday night, first fall night of football of this season. Chilly, cloudy and a little sprinkle....

 

Junior High Volleyball splits the week

Kimball Junior High Volleyball was in action, against Sidney on Monday, Sept. 11, and against Leyton and Banner County in a triangular matchup on Thursday, Sept. 14. The 8th grade girls A team vs. Sidney ended in a loss in two sets, 7-25 and 17-25....

 

Busy week takes Kimball cross country on the road

Kimball Cross Country runners were busy again last Thursday Sept. 21, in Ogallala, Junior Varsity and Varsity ran together. There was a total of 166 runners just in the boys race. For the High School boys Garrett Pedersen had a time of 21:18,...

 

Smith visits Banner County

Coffee break at Laura Lee’s Double L Country Store, last Wednesday Sept. 20, Nebraska Congressman Adrian Smith met with many from the surrounding communities in Harrisburg. Tim Nolting, Deb Diemoz, and Sherry Winstrom from Kimball attended, even...

 

Local man arrested for child enticement

On Tuesday Sept. 12, Officer Michael Winget of the Kimball Police Department was dispatched near Fourth St. in reference to an individual who was potentially molesting children at City Park. According to the arrest affidavit, Officer Winget...

 

Kimball's got talent too

The town of Kimball can sure sing, and sing they did this past Saturday evening at the Kimball Event Center. Karaoke night at the Kimball Event Center was hosted to answer local kids’ cries of, “There isn’t anything to do here.” Kids of all...

 

Roughing It

So many fun events this weekend, I am excited to be able to enjoy the whole weekend and most of all the events this year. It seems like every other year we have something else going at least one of the days and we aren’t able to spend as much time...

 

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