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 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...

 By Desyree Nelson    Sports    April 20, 2017

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... Full story

 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...

 By Desyree Nelson    News    January 26, 2017

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...

 By Compiled by Desyree Nelson    News    December 29, 2016

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...

 By Desyree Nelson    News    December 22, 2016

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...

 By Desyree Nelson    Sports    December 8, 2016

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...

 By Desyree Nelson    News    November 10, 2016

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...