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Articles from the April 27, 2017 edition

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2017 High School District Music Contest results

Nearly 1,500 vocal and instrumental musicians, representing area high schools including Banner County, Bayard, Bridgeport, Crawford, Gering, Kimball, Leyton, Minatare, Mitchell, Morrill, Potter-Dix,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 27, 2017

LEPC and Region 21 needed updates

The Local Emergency Planning Commission met for the first time since Kimball County recently rejoined Region 21 Emergency Management. Kevin Sherman was named chairperson, with Wayne Elliot as vice-chair, Laura Bateman as secretary and Ron Leal as the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 27, 2017

SPNRD postpones Oliver Reservoir project - indefinitely

After two public information meetings, and with input from dozens of interested citizens, the South Platte Natural Resources District chose to indefinitely postpone action on the Oliver Reservoir streamflow Enhancement Project. At their April 11 meet...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    April 27, 2017

NHS inducts six new members at annual ceremony

Six new members were inducted into the National Honor Society during Kimball's annual NHS Induction ceremony – a momentous occasion for four sophomores, one junior, and one senior. Member Madison Wy...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    April 27, 2017

No One Fights Alone KHS staff and students raise funds

As one Kimball teacher battles ovarian cancer, another sets out to prove that no one fights alone. Kathleen O’Brien, longtime Kimball teacher, has been fighting cancer but Jeri Ferguson and her high school civics class, in a show of support, have...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 27, 2017

Local youth compete in state free throw contest

Braxton Miller and Shay Heim of Kimball competed in the 2017 Knights of Columbus Free Throw Championships on Saturday, April 1. Their journey began on Feb. 12 when each of the young men won their age bracket in the local contest. Miller and Heim...

 

Jay Bradt

Funeral services for Jay Bradt of Chadron, Nebraska will be held on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 2:00 PM at Chamberlain Chapel in Chadron, Nebraska with Dr. Russ Seger officiating. Burial with Military H...

 

Lloyd J. Haack

Lloyd J. Haack, 88, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Thursday, April 20, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Kimball Evangelical Free...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    April 27, 2017

Veteran's 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...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017

Kimball golf team set school record

The Kimball High boy's golf team had the best round ever while setting a new school record at the Morrill Tournament this past week. April 18 will go into the record books as the date the Kimball...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017

Kimball golfers win again

The Kimball High boy's golf team kept their wining streak alive with a victory at the Scottsbluff Tournament Monday. No problem for the Longhorns as they captured Division Two at the Scottsbluff...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017

Greenwood signs with Southeast Community College

Kimball High senior, Jordan Greenwood, got a visit from Southeast Community College head golf coach Bill Campbell this past week and ended up accepting the offer of a full ride scholarship to attend t...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017

Jock Talk

The area spring sports schedule is moving along, that is when the weather permits. The Kimball High track team didn’t get a meet in this past week when the Mitchell George Calvert meet was called off due to bad weather. A few of the Kimball...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 27, 2017

Kimball Junior High track meet attracts 11 schools

The Kimball Junior High track invite held this past week attracted 11 schools with Burns winning the girl's team title and Mitchell taking home the boy's team title. In the female division, Burns...

 

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