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Articles from the March 2, 2017 edition

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 By Aleta Pearson    News    March 2, 2017

County emergency services still at the forefront

The Kimball County Board of Commissioners met last Tuesday to discuss zoning amendments, back-up generators and the Kimball County Ambulance Service. Carla Goranson, County Ambulance Director, presented the December 2016 and January 2017 statistical...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    March 2, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Deb Fiehtner

Deb (Sanders) Fiehtner had no idea that someday, as an adult, she would spend more time working at the Kimball Dairy Queen than she ever did as a teenager. A Kimball graduate of the Class of 1980,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 2, 2017

Local author to host a book signing

Renowned cowboy poet, award winning Nebraska columnist and freelance writer/entertainer, Tim Nolting, will host a book signing at the Kimball Public Library on Thursday, March 16. His book, "101...

 
 Obituaries    March 2, 2017

Janis J. Osweiler

Janis J. Osweiler, age 85 of Potter, NE entered eternal rest at Sidney Regional Medical Center Extended Care in Sidney, NE, Sunday, February 5, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 A.M.,...

 
 Obituaries    March 2, 2017

Jonathan L. Howton

Jonathan L. Howton, 48, of Dix, died at Kimball Health Services on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Celebration of Life services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Kimball...

 
 Obituaries    March 2, 2017

Grace L. Olsen

Grace L. Olsen, 76, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball. Friends may visit www.cantrellfh.com...

 
 Obituaries    March 2, 2017

Charlene K. Mowry

Charlene K. Mowry, 70, of Cheyenne, died on Monday, February 27, 2017 in Cheyenne, Wyo. She was born on May 17, 1946 in Kimball and had lived in Cheyenne for over 40 years. Charlene had a strong belief in the Lord, and loved Angels, crocheting, and...

 
 Obituaries    March 2, 2017

Candice L. Dudney

Candice L. Dudney, 62, of Potter, died at her home in Potter on Thursday, February 23, 2017. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at 10:00a.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball. Burial will be...

 
 Opinion    March 2, 2017

Letter to the editor

In a recent KNEB news item I was quoted as saying, “the commissioners felt it was time to hand the ambulance service over to qualified people in the medical field.” That quote is accurate but unfortunately it seems to have been misinterpreted....

 
 Opinion    March 2, 2017

Randomly Tonia

Some recent illegal activity, namely car theft and burglary, has the town talking. While most are sharing the reports via Facebook posts, some are reacting with little surprised or angry emoticons and some are commenting as well. One posting party...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    March 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. A...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 2, 2017

Council, mayor recognize local business

Mayor Keith Prunty acknowledged the dedication and commitment of George Risk Industries (GRI) to the community with a 50th Anniversary Proclamation at the Feb. 21 City Council meeting. Opened in...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 2, 2017

Longhorns edged out by Perkins County in Sub-District final

The Kimball high boys had a good run at winning the C2-12 Sub-District Basketball championship, but came up 4 points shy in the title game with Perkins County. The Horns started out by winning their...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    Sports    March 2, 2017

Dead Eye Shooters work towards state competition

The Dead Eye Shooters 4-H club of Kimball have competed across the panhandle and brought home lots of hardware this past month. On Sunday, Feb. 5, six members of The Dead Eye Shooters 4-H club...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 2, 2017

Jock Talk

A salute to the Kimball High boys for a great effort in their sub-district basketball tournament play this past week. Despite a lot of conflicting conditions that depleted their roster, those remaining gave it their all, and played with a lot of...