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 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....

 

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...

 

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....

 
 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...

 

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...

 
 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...

 

Ups and downs for the Lady horns this season

Kimball takes a hard loss at Sidney last week and another loss against Bridgeport Monday. The Lady Horns were shut out in three sets with the Red Raiders last Tuesday, 25-10 in the first set, 25-9 in...

 

Coyotes sweep Indians on the season 3-0

Potter-Dix gets a big home win on Morrill last Thrusday in a 3-1 set. Morrill took the first set with a 25-22 victory but the Lady Coytoes battled back to win the last three sets with scores of...

 

One more tough loss in the books

Wildcats get another win on Indians last Wednesday. Banner County has played Minatare three times on the season winning all three matches. This last win came in a two-game set with Banner County...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 19, 2017

Three arrested in weekend WING sting

Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING) executed a search warrant in Kimball around 10:50 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. Executing a search warrant at 307 N. Oak St. in Kimball.... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 19, 2017

Volunteers educate students for Fire Prevention Week

Members of the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department took time off their jobs to educate Mary Lynch students about fire safety and prevention. These busy men had a full schedule throughout the day,... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 19, 2017

Bowling tourney had a great turnout this past weekend

The James L. Eatmon Masonic Lodge and Kim Bowl hosted their innaugural Nine-Pin No-Tap Tournament on Saturday, Oct. A total of 61 bowlers competed this two day, four round tournament, with single and...

 

Coytoes suffer big loss to Cody-Kilgore

Cody-Kilgore showed up to play last Friday against the Potter-Dix Coyotes, and ended the night with a 63-8 win. The Cowboy's held the Coyotes scoreless until the second quarter but also added to...

 

Lady Horns split the week

After a long trip to Imperial last Tuesday, Chase County added one more W to their book after defeating the Longhorns in four sets, 3-1. Kimball lost the first set 25-15, lost the second set 21-25,...

 

Lady Coyotes shut out opponents at home tournament

Potter-Dix shut out their opponents on their home court this past Saturday against Minatare, Bayard and Creek Valley. The Lady Coyotes played strong, beating the Minatare Indians, with a 2-0 win. The...

 

St. Pat's hands horns 56-7 loss

Kimball Football added one more tough loss (56-7) to the books last Friday night for their last home game of the season and the Longhorns Homecoming game against St. Patrick’s of North Platte. No...

 

Lady Cats suffer back-back losses

Senior night ended in a loss for the Banner County Lady Wildcats last Thursday night. Banner County faced off with Sioux County and lost in three sets, 25-11, 25-14, and 25-22. MaKenna Dahlgrin led...

 

Kimball runners missed state berth

Kimball Cross Country had their District meet last Thursday in Bayard at Chimney Rock Golf Course. Coach Johnson said all of the Kimball athletes ran really well and all tried their hardest. “Sadly...

 
 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,... Full story

 

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 abou...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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...

 

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