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Articles from the January 24, 2013 edition

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 By Daniel Thompson    News    January 24, 2013

Downtown Sports Bar Reopens Under New Ownership; Old Issues Unresolved

Mad Dog’s, the erstwhile downtown sports bar, re-opened its doors January 7, under the ownership of Bob Hinton, who also runs the Kimball Bakery. The establishment kicked off its new run participating in a pool tournament between the downtown bars...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    January 24, 2013

Forum Scheduled On Future Of West Elementary

Kimball Public Schools will be holding a public forum January 30 at 7:00 p.m. in the Kimball High School Auditorium on the subject of the potential closing of West Elementary School. The purpose of the forum is to hear public comments and explain... Full story

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    January 24, 2013

Council Approves Addition Of Reserve Officers

The City Council approved a request by the local police department to add reserve officers to their roster at their meeting January 15. According to Police Captain Darren Huff, the reserve officers would be used as a support to active officers in...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    January 24, 2013

Junior High Tests Learning Program

The Kimball Junior High School is currently trying out a new program to help out junior high students with their studies throughout the third quarter of the school year. The Extended Learning Time program was brought to the attention of the school...

 
 By Dave Faries    Opinion    January 24, 2013

Learning From The Man

The Man died on Saturday. On the surface, Stanley Frank Musial was one of the greatest hitters ever to step onto a baseball diamond. A member of the Hall of Fame, a 24-time all star, player of the decade, 475 home runs, a lifetime batting average of... Full story

 
 Opinion    January 24, 2013

Editorial: Rights The Right Way

Recently a number of sheriffs around the country, including Kimball County’s Harry Gillway, insisted they would refuse to enforce any decision they considered unconstitutional. Specifically, these officers were referring to as yet unclear (and as...

 
 By Barb Cross    Neighborhood    January 24, 2013

Banner County News, Notes & Nonsense

Boy oh boy, has this month been a busy one! It seems like when school is in session we are all in perpetual motion, and believe me sometimes my personal motion is pretty s-l-o-w! The nicer weather has sure helped my attitude although I would dearly...

 
 By Jamie Carpenter    Neighborhood    January 24, 2013

Bushnell Bits

Since I was unable to attend the village meeting last week, here’s a quick summary I got from board chairman Tim Nolting. He said the meeting was short and they only covered a few items of business. The board accepted a bid on the metal roofing...

 
 By Tim Nolting    Neighborhood    January 24, 2013

Dull Knife's Quest (Part One)

On the night of September 9, 1878 the last remnants of Northern Cheyenne, under the leadership of Chief’s Dull Knife and Little Wolf, jumped the Darlington reservation on the northern banks of the Canadian River. The 700-mile journey, that they... Full story

 
 By Jan Sears    Lifestyles    January 24, 2013

Library News

It seems like January is still the month to reorganize and plan for the year. The Oral History Project that was done in years past is being re-energized. There will be more on this topic in the paper. Some classes are being planned for February and...

 
 Neighborhood    January 24, 2013

Cards Of Thanks

Thank you all for giving me so much support while I was so ill at RWMC. Thank you first of all for all the prayers. So many of you made phone calls, sent beautiful cards and notes and I received so many pretty flowers. Some of you were there several...

 
 Farm & Ranch    January 24, 2013

Kimball One Of 17 Counties Declared Part Of Contiguous Disaster Region

Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director, Dan Steinkruger, announced 17 counties have been designated as contiguous natural disaster areas due to the ongoing drought affecting Colorado, Kansas and Missouri. Those counties are: Contiguous t...

 
 Farm & Ranch    January 24, 2013

Microload Program To Assist Small Farms

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced a new microloan program from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) designed to help small and family operations, beginning and socially disadvantaged farmers secure loans under $35,000. The new...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    January 24, 2013

Kimball Graduate Now Serves As Wisconsin Lawmaker

A former resident of Kimball, Debra Kolste, was sworn in to the 101st legislative session of the Wisconsin State Assembly from the 44th Assembly District Monday, January 7, 2013. Kolste has been assigned to the committees of Health, Transportation,...

 
 Neighborhood    January 24, 2013

Potter-Dix Announces Honor Roll

First Semester A Honor Roll A honor roll students have a 94 or above in each class. 12th Grade Luke Johnson Connor Wolff 11th Grade Katelyn Woten 8th Grade Emmalea Bush Brooke Glass 7th Grade J.T. Herboldsheimer Audrey Juelfs Dylan Nielsen Kaden... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Lifestyles    January 24, 2013

Restaurant Review: Deacon's

It’s no stretch to label Deacon’s the most popular restaurant in Torrington. Granted, I have not canvassed the town on this matter—just passing along an observation. With every parking spot... Full story

 
 By Dave Faries    Lifestyles    January 24, 2013

Odell's Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout

Cream or milk stouts draw both their strength and sweetness from the addition of lactose during the brewing process. Odell’s Lugene, released just a couple of weeks ago, goes a step further,... Full story

 
 Lifestyles    January 24, 2013

New On DVD: Taken 2

The unfortunate impulse to capitalize on a popular film by turning out a sequel is responsible for many of the industry’s worst non-Adam Sandler movies. Taken 2 feels forced, as if director Olivier...

 
 Lifestyles    January 24, 2013

Around The Area

January 24 Denver, Colo.: Cat Power in concert, Ogden Theatre (8 p.m.) $ January 26 Cheyenne, Wyo.: Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra, Civic Center (7:30 p.m.) $ Denver, Colo.: Reverend Horton Heat in concert, Ogden Theatre (9 p.m.) $ January 27 Cheyenne,...

 
 By Dave Faries    Sports    January 24, 2013

Kimball Girls Survive Late Tigers Challenge, Improve To 9-2

At times on Tuesday night the Longhorns amassed leads comfortably in the double digits. Basketball, however, is game that rewards persistence—and there is one fact everyone in red and white agreed...

 

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