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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.... Full story

 

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... Full story

 
 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 25-11, 25-13, and 25-21. Senior Trinity Langley stepped...

 

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 coming out on top in the first set 25-23 and the...

 
 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....

 
 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, moving from classroom to classroom. KVFD members,...

 
 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... Full story

 

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 Lady Coyotes outscored the Lady Indians in the fir...

 

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 other information was provided at press. The...

 

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 the attack with 11 kills and two aces. Dahlgrin was...

 

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