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 By Desyree Nelson    News    May 10, 2018

Students pull together in a big way to lend support to community, local family

Kimball High School students picked up around businesses on Tuesday, May 1, to give back to the community for all the support the school receives. They combined the hard work with a fundraiser and a...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    May 3, 2018

High School Political forum saw increased attendance

The Kimball High School Civics class put together the Political Forum on Monday night. The crowd was plentiful as the entire room was full with some people standing and more chairs being taken out of...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    April 26, 2018

NHS inducts new members at KHS

The National Honor Society inducted three new members from Kimball High School's sophomore and junior classes on Monday, April 23. Sophomores, Alexander Flores and Carli Wurdeman, joined, junior Haile... Full story

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    March 29, 2018

Kimball music students performed well at SPVA

Kimball vocal and instrumental students received 23 superior ratings and three excellent ratings at the Mar. 20 SPVA Conference competition in Sutherland. Local students performed 24 solos and duets...

 

Kimball Speech brings hardware home from Perkins Co.

The Kimball High School Speech Team participated in the Perkins County invitational on Saturday, Jan. 27, and placed fourth overall with 46 points while taking four first place medals. The team worked...

 

Inaugural toy drive serves many throughout the Panhandle

A&L Sales and Service hosted a toy drive from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday Dec. 15, in memory of co-owner Lindsey Chavez's father, George Armstrong. This is the first of many planned toy drives at A&L,...

 

Kimball One-Act showcases talent, excited for next production season

Kimball’s One Act students showcased their acting talents on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the District competition, narrowly missing the top three placements. Despite the fourth-place finish, Kennedy Lewis, Kaden Adrian and Paycen Harroun, all of...

 

Kimball show choirs perform well at regional competition

Kimball High School's New Dimension took the stage on Nov. 4, at the Old West Choir Fest competition held in Scottsbluff. With 23 schools competing, New Dimension placed in the top 7, making it into t...

 

KHS students offered a grim reminder of consequences

The day started off like any other. Then following the normal announcements, Kerry Ferguson, Director of Community Relations and Foundation at Kimball Health Services, announced the statistics of...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    July 27, 2017

New daycare to open in Kimball

Kimball welcomes a new business that is in the business of caring for and teaching young children. The Alphabet Academy has made its way to Kimball and is ready to care for local children aged 6 weeks and older. Director Lindsey Lynch spoke to the...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    May 11, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Kim Adrian

Though a mother of two young men, one Kimball mom is known at Kimball High School as a second mom by many. Kim Adrian, mom to Nolan, who is graduating college at Chadron State and Kaden, a junior at...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    April 27, 2017

NHS inducts six new members at annual ceremony

Six new members were inducted into the National Honor Society during Kimball's annual NHS Induction ceremony – a momentous occasion for four sophomores, one junior, and one senior. Member Madison Wy...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    April 27, 2017

No One Fights Alone KHS staff and students raise funds

As one Kimball teacher battles ovarian cancer, another sets out to prove that no one fights alone. Kathleen O’Brien, longtime Kimball teacher, has been fighting cancer but Jeri Ferguson and her high school civics class, in a show of support, have...

 

Kimball Junior High girls win the Potter-Dix meet, boys named runner-up

The Kimball junior high girls won the Potter-Dix junior high track meet, held on Wednesday, April 12, at the Kimball High School. The Kimball girls won the meet with a whopping 183 points, 71 points...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    March 23, 2017

KHS Speech heads to State

The Kimball High School speech team competed in the district speech competition last week in North Platte and is sending 10 of 11 students to Kearney, today, Thursday, March 23 for the state...

 

Kimball speech starts the season with a big win

The Kimball High School speech team competed on Saturday, Jan. 21 in Scottsbluff against seven other schools from the C and D division, and Kimball came away with a first place win. Nicholas...

 

2016 in review part 1

2016 was a busy year in Kimball. A young Kimball man saved an elderly woman from a burning car, the Goodhand Theater was reopened, a small group of young ladies made wrestling history, the Kimball Event Center was saved, some area youth met a famous...

 

Leaders and green hands

Kimball FFA celebrated the 2016-17 Greenhand ceremony on Friday, Dec. 15 at the Harry E. McNees Auditorium and in the school's agriculture building. The ceremony is called the Greenhand Ceremony as...

 

Sisters shoot hoops for cancer

What can you do, with your abilities, to help those in need? That question led two local sisters to help out those in need, from the basketball court. Kimball High School’s Kate Reader, a sophomore, and sister, Alex Reader, a junior, decided to...

 

New Dimension earns Silver at the Old West Choir Fest

Last Saturday, Nov. 5, Kimball High School's show choir, New Dimension, competed at the Old West Choir Fest, held in Alliance. Generally held in Scottsbluff, the competition was moved to Alliance due...

 

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