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Relay For Life holds possible last event in Kimball

A storm passed through the city of Kimball as rain soaked the ground of Gotte Park and supporters of the local Relay For Life gathered underneath a pavilion on Friday, August 22, for their annual...

 

Bushnell Lions Club offers vision and hearing tests to local students

Members of the Bushnell Lions Club hosted test screening for hearing and vision at Kimball Jr./Sr. High School Monday, August 25. The screenings led by Steve Bennett, driver/operator/manager of the...

 

Dr. Broomfield hoping to bring personal touch to Kimball hospital

Kimball Health Services has hired a new Chief of Staff to replace Dr. Plate after he starts his retirement on August 27. Dr. James Broomfield, who has practiced medicine for 24 years, will be...

 

4-H members steal show at fair

Each year excitement fills the arena at the Kimball County fairgrounds as residents line up to see man face off against beast during the Kimball/Banner County Fair and Rodeo. As the announcer's voice...

 

Dr. Plate leaving Kimball hospital

After nearly 40 years in practice, Dr. James Plate, long-time physician for the city of Kimball, will be retiring from practicing medicine at the end of August. Dr. Plate, who has served as chief of...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    August 7, 2014

KRC hoping to capitalize on Youth Leading Through Service

The Kimball Recruitment Coalition is looking to tap into the skill sets of local youths in their efforts to add a web presence to Kimball. The Kimball Recruitment Coalition (KRC) held a meeting Thursday, July 31, at which time they reviewed the...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    August 7, 2014

Kimball steps up to Stuff the Bus

Many times throughout each year the Kimball community is called on to give to a worthy cause. Whether it be Shop with a Cop or Pay it Forward, residents reach down into their hearts and give selflessl...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 31, 2014

Poverty becoming a major issue for Nebraska families

When the subject of poverty comes up in conversation throughout the state of Nebraska, there is seemingly a misconception that surrounds how residents of the state perceive it. More often than not, there is a common belief that poverty is strictly...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 24, 2014

Breen removed from Ash defense

Kelly Breen, who has represented Vencil Ash leading up to his retrial on first degree murder charges, was removed from Ash’s defense by Judge Derek C. Weimer at his own request the morning of July 22. At the opening of the hearing to introduce...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 24, 2014

Dogs removed from Dix sent to rescue in Colorado

The dogs taken from the residence at 214 Spruce Street in Dix have been sent to a rescue in Colorado. According to D'nette Eastman, Veterinarian Technician for the Prairie Animal Hospital in Kimball,...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 24, 2014

Stuff the School Bus comes to Kimball

With the summertime quickly drawing to a close, parents and children are starting to descend upon local businesses to once again gather supplies for the new school year. However, though many families...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 17, 2014

"The Great American Duck Parade" coming to Potter

The Potter-Dix Children's Theater will be putting on a production of "The Great American Duck Parade" Friday, July 18 at the American Legion Hall in Potter. The play centers around the character of...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 10, 2014

Lawsuit against Nolting dismissed by Judge Weimer

The lawsuit against Village of Bushnell Board of Trustees Chairman Timothy Nolting, brought forth by Emerson “Fal” Calvert, has been dismissed by Judge Derek C. Weimer. Calvert, who owns the property referred to as the “old lumberyard” in the...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 10, 2014

Facebook post leads to investigation of Dix property

An incident of suspected animal neglect and abuse in the Village of Dix was investigated by the Kimball County Sheriff's Office this past week. Posts on the Facebook page for the High Plains PAW Inc....

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 3, 2014

Painter works to preserve Nebraska's legacy through art

The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures can bring one back to a single moment in time. Pictures can let people see time periods long passed and loved ones long taken...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    Sports    July 3, 2014

TeamMates hold golf tournament over weekend

The sun was hanging high in the sky as strong winds blew through the grass of the Four Winds Golf Course Saturday, June 27 for the Kimball TeamMates Golf Tournament. The tournament held a shotgun...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    Sports    July 3, 2014

Junior Golf wraps up another year of play

The Junior Golf program, which runs through the month of June each year at the Four Winds Golf Course, has wrapped up another successful session for the 2014 season. The program, which has been in...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 26, 2014

City Council discusses options for rail spur funds

The subject of how to word the option voters will get on the November ballot concerning what will be done with the funds that have been collected for the abandoned rail spur project was discussed at the City Council meeting the night of Tuesday,...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 26, 2014

Ricketts endorsed by Nebraska Farm Bureau in Kimball

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee officially declared their endorsement of Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts at the Diner in Kimball on Monday June 23. Rick...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 19, 2014

Sheriff's Office amps up techniques for ground searches

There are few things more terrifying than a small child or a loved one going missing. The moment of realization that a child is not in the house and the ensuing panic are enough to send even the...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 12, 2014

Watson brings faith-based campaign to senate race

Independent candidate Todd Watson hopes to bring a grounded, transparent approach to the U.S. Senate if elected in November. Watson, a small businessman from Lincoln, is running a "faith-based"...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 5, 2014

Jim Jenkins: A man without a party

Jim Jenkins, an independent candidate for U.S. Senate, wants the American people to embrace the "sensible center" of politics so the country can move forward on the important issues. Jenkins, a self...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    May 29, 2014

Cattlemen's Ball prepares for first event in the Nebraska Panhandle

For the first time ever the Cattlemen's Ball of Nebraska will be holding its annual event in the Panhandle. The ball, which was started in 1997 by a group of beef industry leaders, is held every year...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    May 22, 2014

Electrical Fire on Oak fills downtown area with smoke

Smoke came pouring through the downtown area Monday night as firefighters arrived to combat a blaze on Oak Street. The fire department was alerted to the fire at approximately 9:00 p.m. and rushed to...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    May 22, 2014

Nolting sued for $50,000 in damages

A lawsuit filed against Kimball County Commissioner Tim Nolting requesting $50,000 in damages will be heard in Kimball County District Court June 3. Emerson “Fal” Calvert, who owns lots 8, 9 and 10 of Block 9, Orkney Addition to the village of...

 

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