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Articles from the April 14, 2016 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 14, 2016

General surgeon offers services in Kimball weekly

Kimball welcomes a new general surgeon on staff, with a focus in rural surgical practice, meaning a general family medicine approach to surgery. Dr. Matthew Jansen comes to town from Sidney once each...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 14, 2016

Request exceeds refund of $99K in county taxes

Most are familiar with the member-owned electric co-op located in Pine Bluffs. The company serves customers in Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado. According to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the company, Lindsay Forepaugh, Kimball County owes the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 14, 2016

County considers contracted ambulance service over local

At the last regular board meeting of the Kimball County Commissioners two separate items were listed that could ultimately affect the Kimball County Ambulance crew members. Items on the agenda for the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 14, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Doug Provance

Although Doug Provance grew up in Trenton, Missouri and graduated there from Grandview High School in 1981, Kimball is home. Provance met the lady who would later become his wife, Jennifer, when they...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    April 14, 2016

Veterans History Project

In the years 1941 through 1945, America’s teenagers had serious decisions to make. America was engaged in war. The teens, mostly young men, could pick a branch of the US Military to serve in. The US Navy would take them at age 17! The Marines,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 14, 2016

Greenwood's play sparks Kimball win

Jordan Greenwood's par-round of 72, not only garnered him medalist honors, but also sparked a win by the Kimball High Boy's Golf Team in their season opening tournament play as the Longhorns won the...

 

Sierra Starr - Federation wrestling's rising star

Sierra Starr recently completed her first year wrestling and she was part of a group of young ladies that made state history. Starr and all of the ladies that wrestled at the Midwest Classic...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 14, 2016

Junior High track opens at Bayard Invite

The Kimball Junior High Track Season got underway with the Shorthorns competing at the Bayard Invite this past week. The Kimball boys finished seventh in the 15 team field, scoring 28 points while the girls wound up 12th with 13 points. Team...

 

Local 4-Hers show their stuff, or rather, they speak it

Area 4-H students tackled a different kind of showmanship Thursday evening as they participated in the 2016 4-H South Panhandle Speech Contest held at the Cheyenne County Community Center in Sidney....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 14, 2016

Jock Talk

The big news this week is Kimball winning the Bayard Golf Tournament, and winning it handily by 12 strokes over runner-up Bridgeport. The Horns shot 334 and had 3 players in the top ten medal group including Jordan Greenwood in the number one spot...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 14, 2016

Miller competes in Knights of Columbus state free throw tourney

Braylon Miller, son of Chad and Julia Miller of Kimball, competed in the 2016 Knights of Columbus State Free Throw Championships on Saturday, April 2. Braylon qualified for the State competition by...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 14, 2016

Kimball County youth to compete in state pageant

Kaitlyn Cole, 7, of Dix was recently selected as a state finalist in the National American Miss Nebraska pageant. Cole, daughter of Heather and Donny Cole, will travel with her family to Omaha to...

 

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