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Articles from the February 2, 2017 edition

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 News    February 2, 2017

Congratulations, it's a Boy!

Jayden Martin Serrano was born on January 17, 2017 to Sheena Erickson and Shane Seranno. Jayden weighed 7 lbs. 13 oz. and was 20 3/4 inches long. The first baby of 2017 was happily welcomed by...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 2, 2017

Kimball Event Center headed in the right direction

The Kimball Event Center was put up for bids following a special Kimball City Council meeting on Nov. 8, 2016, with the caveat that it be used in a similar fashion to its current use – as an event venue and community center. “The price was set...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 2, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Kaden Adrian

If given a choice, Kimball junior Kaden Adrian would choose to perform over just about anything else, and recently he was given that very option, with an exciting twist. Adrian, and his trumpet, will...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 2, 2017

Kimball's Dead Eye Shooters show well at Mitchell

The Kimball Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Club competed at the Scottsbluff County Panhandle Best Competition in Mitchell on Sunday, Jan. 29, and walked away winners. In the 9-10 year old bb gun division,...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2017

Joseph H. Rasgorshek

Joseph "Joe" Henry Rasgorshek, 81, died January 20,2017, at a Nampa care facility from complications related to Parkinson's Disease. Joe was born Jan. 17, 1936, to Eugene and Jessamine "Jada" Tierney...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2017

Kent E. Burt

Kent Ervin Burt, 56, passed away January 25, 2017 at University of Colorado Hospital in Aurora, CO. He was born September 14, 1960 in Greely, Colorado to Ervin and Emogene (Parker) Burt. He had many...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2017

Robert "Bob" Rider

Robert "Bob" Rider, 88, of Gering and formerly of Banner County, died at Heritage Estates in Gering on Monday, January 23, 2017. The family requests that friends wear casual dress to the memorial...

 
 Obituaries    February 2, 2017

Tom T. Yanaga

Tom T. Yanaga, 96, of Colorado, died in Kimball on Wednesday, January 25, 2017. Cremation has been held and family arranged memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the Kimball E-Free Church in Kimball with Pastor...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    Opinion    February 2, 2017

Shadow or not, spring is coming, just don't bet on it

Every February 2nd, for longer than anyone can remember, has been a day of foretelling the weather. Although history can be clouded (pun intended), it’s believed that Groundhog Day may have originated in the Celtic lands of Europe where it was...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    February 2, 2017

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 2, 2017

Lulf sets school record in win over Bayard

Kimball High senior, Alexis Lulf, set a new school record for 3 point field goals in a game with eight as she scored 28 points and led the Lady Longhorns to a 71-57 win over Bayard this past Monday...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 2, 2017

Kimball boys notch two more weekend wins...now 11-3

The Kimball boys added two more wins to their basketball season to run their record to 11-3 going into this week's play. The Longhorns travelled to Sutherland Friday night and brought home a 60-44...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 2, 2017

Lady Longhorns fall to Sutherland and St. Pats

Coach Chauncey Pedersen got some good play out of his Kimball High Lady Longhorns over the weekend, but no enough to register a win as the Kimball ladies suffered losses to Sutherland on the road...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 2, 2017

Longhorns down Bayard 74-63

In a long awaited make-up game that was postponed from Dec. 17 due to weather, the Kimball High boys won over Bayard Monday night 74-63 in front of the hometown fans. The latest win leaves Kimball at 12-3 on the season heading into this week’s West...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 2, 2017

Junior Varsity boys now 6-2

The Kimball boy's junior varsity team has won their last five games and are now 6-2 on the season. Their win over North Platte St. Pats ranks as the game of the week for Kimball High. On Friday night...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 2, 2017

Cluff and Mohr medalists at Mitchell Tournament

Kimball had two medal winners at the tough Mitchell Invitational Wrestling Tournament held this past Saturday. Torrington was the team champion with 160.5 points with Bridgeport runner-up with 139. Kimball finished 11th team wise with 21 points. “T...

 
 News    February 2, 2017

Area women shooters receive NRA grant funds

The Well Armed Woman Shooting Chapters, founded in Arizona in 2013 by Carrie Lightfoot, were started for women who want to learn about firearms in a non-intimidating environment and meet women of like...