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Articles from the May 25, 2017 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 25, 2017

Council approves funds for fireworks, upholds ten day display

Kimball City Council discussed a Keno grant request for the upcoming Kimball Fireworks Display. When the Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce ceased collecting funds for the annual display, last year, local business owners took over, raising...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 25, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Tom Hewitt

A 1962 graduate looking for adventure and unsure what he wanted from life joined the United States Navy. Tom Hewitt found his adventure on the decks of a diesel submarine and learned some valuable...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 25, 2017

Emergency management to go

The Mobile Emergency Command Center Region 21 rolled into town Tuesday May 16 to let the Kimball County Board of Commissioners tour the bus. Kimball just joined four other counties that this Mobile...

 

Bev Hisey

Beverly J. Hisey, 85, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Saturday, May 20, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 26, 2017 at the Trinity United Methodist Church in...

 

Pauline M. Birdsall

Pauline Marie Birdsall, 87, of Flower Mound, TX, went to be with the Lord while surrounded by family at her home on Sunday May 21, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May...

 

Donald (Joe) Bowdre

Donald (Joe) Bowdre of Dix went home to be with the Lord on Mary 15, 2017. He was born March 30, 1935 in Wappelo, Iowa. He is survived by his wife, Sharon Bowdre and sons Joe Niece, of Morning Sun,...

 

Michael D. Drake

Once long time Kimball resident, Michael DeLane Drake, born March 5, 1945 in Gladewater, Texas, died May 11, 2017 in Silver Spring, Maryland. He was preceded in death by his parents and 8 brothers...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    Opinion    May 25, 2017

Randomly Tonia

There are news or feature stories that are tough to write, some are technical and every detail is important. It is crucial to explain hard-to-understand facts in an easy-to-understand way. Some news stories point out missed opportunities or even...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    May 25, 2017

National Law Enforcement Memorial Week

National Law Enforcement Memorial Week brings serious thoughts to American citizens who remember the loss of those elected or charged to protect and serve. There are ceremonies all across the Country...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 25, 2017

When all else was lost, a joyful heart remained

In October 1942, with American forces committed to the Allied cause in World War II, Johnny A. Biberos did what so many others had done, he joined the Army Air Force at just 17 years old. Johnny was...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 25, 2017

In memory of our honored dead

In memory of those who gave the ultimate sacrifice protecting America’s freedoms, the members of VFW Post #2243 and the Kimball County Veteran’s Service Office invite all to join them for the 2017 Memorial Day service. The event begins at 10 a.m.... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 25, 2017

Longhorn Golfers repeat District champions

The Kimball High boy's golf team notched another win in their undefeated season in defending their District title of a year ago in District play at the Cross Creek Golf Links Course in Cambridge. The...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 25, 2017

Brady Kilgore State Track medal winner

After missing out by one place a year ago in his freshman year, Kimball’s Brady Kilgore made the most of his qualifying spot at this year’s District Track Meet by finishing 2nd in his favorite event, the 110 meter high hurdles, and then winning...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 25, 2017

Writers workshop planned prior to statewide poetry contest

Future writers of Nebraska between the ages of 13 to 25 are eligible to win up to $350 by entering their own writing. The Writer’s Workshop will offer help with peer review, working with the writer on their individual work, each writer will be...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 25, 2017

Commissioners hear a new county road request

County road maintenance is a long standing concern for Kristopher Nitz, a resident who lives on County Road 63. Nitz addressed the Kimball County Board of Commissioners at their May 16 meeting regarding the condition of the road. Nitz has lived on...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 25, 2017

Kimball's Civic and Community Center Financing Fund grant extended another year

Kimball City Council has another year to decide how best to use the funds received through the Civic and Community Center Financing Fund. On Tuesday, May 16, Kimball City Council authorized Mayor Keith Prunty to sign an amendment to the contract...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 25, 2017

Kimball Public Library offers more free 3D printer classes

Free 3D printer classes hosted at the Kimball Public Library for children this summer and adults this fall. The Flash Fordge Creator Pro Dual Color 3D printer got put to hard work this last fall when...

 

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