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Articles from the January 28, 2016 edition

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 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Fast blaze sparks quick action

A trip to downtown Kimball to run a few errands turned into a potential nightmare and a daring rescue for 92-year-old Helen Kuhlman of Kimball. On Friday, Jan. 22, Kuhlman left her Park Terrace...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

I-80 emergency leads to methamphetamine arrests

The Kimball County Ambulance was called out on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 20, to assist a woman who had called 911 believing that she was suffering from a diabetic episode. Kati D. Groll of Shelby County, Iowa, made the call to the Kimball...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Voters urged to update information

Last fall County Clerk Cathy Sibal received correspondence from True the Vote, a national non-profit advocacy group dedicated to finding and prosecuting voter fraud. “Dear Voter Registration Officer, I am writing to notify you that based on True...

 

County rescinds payment pending further information

Following the financial and general report given by Kimball County Ambulance Director Carla Goranson the Kimball County Board of Commissioners amended their agenda and further considered a policy...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Becky Lowery

After teaching others' children for five years in the Kimball Public Schools, Becky Lowery made the decision to stay home and care for her own daughters, three-year-old Bri and Ele who is nine months...

 

City considers cutting back

The Kimball Landfill has experienced more trouble from aging equipment according to a report given to the Kimball City Council by City Administrator Daniel Ortiz. Steve Pinkerton of Prestige...

 

Kimball County Manor Winter Olympics

The community within our community – the Kimball Manor residents – enjoy the "Winter Olympics" held on Jan. 21 in the manor's dining room. Scores were kept and medals were given to the top three c...

 

David "Charlie" Person

David "Charlie" Person, 85, of Pine Bluffs, Wyo died January 23, 2016 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. He was born November 13, 1930 in Kimball, to David and Doris (Moyer) Person. He lived almost...

 

Robert G. Barrett

Robert G. Barrett, 70, of Kimball died at the University of Colorado Medical Center on January 22, 2016 following a heart transplant on December 25, 2015. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m....

 

LTTE: Please tag your dogs

In the past few weeks, attention has been brought to the Kimball stray dog issue. Statements regarding fees and animal care were published. Allow me to clarify the situation. First, let me say that an effort to identify all stray dogs begins as soon...

 

LTTE: Farmer's Day celebrates 90 years

Hello All – I am delighted to announce that this year marks the 90th Kimball Farmer’s Day, which will take place on Saturday, September 24th. In addition to the main Farmers Day Events in September, the committee will host a Fun Night on Friday,...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Kimball Health Services receives generous donation

Once an active member of this community, the late Ron Scott, chose to gift his home to the Kimball Hospital Foundation, which has recently been re-gifted to Kimball Health Services. Scott, who passed...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

County Commissioners hire local weed superintendent

Issues concerning Kimball County’s noxious weeds stem back to August, 2015, when Dave Hottell, County Highway and Weed Superintendent, reported to the Board of Commissioners that major changes were needed. Hottell brought in Chris Burkes of See...

 

Kimball Speech Team sees much success

The Kimball High School speech team has begun their competitive season with quite a bit of success, according to coach Jenn Dillinger. The team's success began with the first meet of the year, in...

 

Potter-Dix girls claim second straight MAC title

Potter-Dix advanced to the championship game of the Minuteman Activities Conference Tournament for the second consecutive year with a 53-38 win over Bayard on Thursday at the Sidney Middle School...

 

Lady Horns SPVA tourney champs

Kimball High Lady Longhorns captured the championship of the 2016 South Platte Valley Athletic Conference Tournament Saturday evening at the North Platte Community College Gymnasium. The final score...

 

Kimball boys fall to Bridgeport

The Kimball High boys fell to a couple of strong opponents during SPVA Conference Tournament play this past week. In first round play they travelled to Bridgeport, the eventual champions, and lost 67-25, and in a first round losers bracket contest...

 

Jock Talk

Congrats and a toast to the Kimball High girls and their coaches for winning the SPVA Conference Tournament this past week, and what a crazy and exciting championship game with the Lady Longhorns upsetting the number one seed North Platte St Pats...

 

Potter-Dix Coyotes make play for MAC title

Cross-county rivals Potter-Dix and Leyton matched up Monday night, Jan. 18, for the second time in four days. The Warriors took the first stanza Friday night by a 54-41 score. The second verse, howeve...

 

Kimball wrestlers place fourth at Lingle

The Kimball High Wrestling Team had one of their best showings of the year at the two-day Tournament in Lingle this past weekend with four Longhorns ending up placing. Coach Wade Brashear said "This...

 

Banner County Wildcats fall to Leyton, Creek Valley

The Banner County girls were overcome by the Leyton Lady Warriors on Tuesday, Jan. 19, despite a close first quarter. "We showed improvement over our previous game against them before Christmas,"...

 

Kimball's Dead Eye Shooters start season with a bang

The Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Club started their season off with a bang. Here are the results for the Panhandle Best 4-H Competitions held in Rushville on Sunday, January 17 and Sunday, January 24 in...

 

Kimball's sixth grade girls basketball team split efforts in Yoder

Kimball's sixth grade girls basketball team traveled to Yoder, Wyo., on Saturday, Jan. 16, with split results. The sixth grade team 1 lost to both Gering and Southwest while team 2 also lost to...

 

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