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Articles from the March 12, 2015 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 12, 2015

Kimball council approves second cell phone tower

Can you hear me now? Good. Cell phone service should soon improve throughout the area as Verizon’s plans to build a tower east of Kimball has met final approval. The city council unanimously approved a conditional use permit for the tower to be...

 

A night of wildlife

Family Nature Night, held Monday at the Kimball Event Center, included many stations where children could check out wildlife of various kinds first-hand. One station included live snakes, turtles,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 12, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Snyders have been active in many ag-based activities over the years

Kimball County residents Larry and Nicole Snyder are quite active in many outdoor and youth-related activities. While farming and ranching, the young couple raised children, held full and part-time jo...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 12, 2015

City council approves funding for chamber of commerce

The City of Kimball approved funding for the Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce and a KENO grant for the Kimball Lions Club at the regularly scheduled city council meeting on March 3. The city council voted to approve $450 each month to the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 12, 2015

Kimball school board approves spending requests

The Kimball County School Board approved various requests for spending at its regularly scheduled meeting held Monday night. Food Service Director Danessa Terrill may get the go-ahead to purchase steam tables for the food serve program due to her...

 

Lions Club to host bowling tourney March 20-22, 27-29

The Kimball Lions Club will host a 9-pin, no tap bowling tournament with singles and doubles play over two weekends in March. The tournament will be held at Kim Bowl, located at 208 S. Birch Street. The opening weekend bowling times are 7 p.m. on...

 

City seeks input on housing study, comprehensive plan

The City of Kimball’s Planning Commission and Economic Development are working on a new comprehensive plan and housing study. Using this study, the City of Kimball can properly plan for future growth. This is not an endeavor the city can do alone,...

 
 By Jan Sears    News    March 12, 2015

Grants available through Kimball Area Foundation

The Kimball Area Foundation is an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation. Both foundations were created to assist communities with needs in the areas of economic development and financial assistance among other things. The Kimball Area...

 

Potter-Dix wins MAC speech title

More than 125 students from across the Panhandle competed at the Minuteman Activities Conference speech contest held at Minatare. Schools that competed included Banner County, Bayard, Creek Valley, Ga...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 12, 2015

Kimball, Banner County FFA students earn state berths

Though the majority of students at Kimball Junior/Senior High School were given a day off, the halls were still full last Wednesday. Nearly 200 FFA students from 15 chapters filled the halls,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 12, 2015

Local Job's Daughters organization celebrating Founders Week

It is Founders Week for Job's Daughters, a local leadership organization connected to Eastern Star, Demolay, Rainbow Girls and the Masons. Founded in 1920 by Mrs. Ethel T. Wead Mick, the civic...

 

Kimball speech wins at Hemingford, finishes third at SPVA

The Kimball speech team for won the championship at the Hemingford Invitational on Saturday. Individual awards went to: Ryan Soper - fifth place, Serious Prose. Taylor Muldoon, Kallie Bush, Sanford...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 12, 2015

State amateur golf championships heading to Kimball

Exciting news to report concerning Kimball and Western Nebraska Golf fans. The Nebraska Golf Association has announced they have selected our beautiful Four Winds Golf Course as the site of this...

 
 By John Verser    Sports    March 12, 2015

Omaha man makes 825th bowling alley stop at Potter Duckpin Bowling Alley

Skip Bierman has seen a lot of bowling alleys in his days. The 32-year old Omaha native has visited 825 across the U.S. and Canada, and has bowled in every state except Hawaii. Bierman's latest stop...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 12, 2015

Kimball wrestling had ups and downs

Kimball High Wrestling Coach, Wade Brashear said, “This year’s wrestling season had it’s ups and downs, not unlike any other wrestling season.” Brashear went on to say, “Our two seniors, Justin Mohr and Rowdy Keller, both ended the season...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 12, 2015

Longhorns had a tough go in 2014-15, ending up 6-14

The 2014-15 Kimball High boys basketball team had a real challenge this past season ending up with 6 wins and 14 losses. After graduating their two talented big guys who played such major roles the...

 

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