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Articles from the June 22, 2017 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 22, 2017

Duckpin tourney at this weekend's Potter Car Bowl

From gear heads to cowboys, everyone is meeting in Potter this weekend and events begin tonight, Thursday, June 22, with the Potter Melodrama "The Stinky Feet Gang," a hilarious wild west show, at...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 22, 2017

Board of Ed considers increased expectations and random drug testing

The Kimball Board of Education discussed increasing academic expectations as well as providing additional support to struggling students during High School Principal Eugene Hanks’ report at the June 12 board meeting. “Is there anyway we can...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 22, 2017

New arena in Potter opens to public this weekend with gymkhana

Potter residents see a new arena in the area. Callen and Whitney Whartman began building the arena on their land just east of Potter in 2015. Though the arena is ready to use, the Whartmans are...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 22, 2017

Friends and Neighbors:Yesenia Flores

A long wait for just the right moment; a little nudge forward and Yesenia Flores, Yessie, has completed her journey – traveling to Omaha a permanent resident and coming home to Kimball a naturalized...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 22, 2017

Additional activities planned for annual Oliver Reservoir 5K

What better way to kick of the 4th of July holiday than with a fun day at the lake while supporting your local veterans office? For several years Kelleigh Huff organized the Oliver Reservoir Fun Run, but when she relocated, Sheana Hendrickson...

 

Letter to the Editor

I love wood. There are no two pieces of wood alike – no twins. I have had many dreams fulfilled in my life and a few dreams are still waiting in the future. One of my dreams was to have a rugged western wood fence. I built it. Many people stopped...

 

Letter to the Editor

I want to thank the City of Kimball for all the great help and support during LorRons Department Store “Quitting Business” sale over the last two months. I have had great help from the Chamber of Commerce, City of Kimball, the Economic...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 22, 2017

Local writing contest deadline nears

Do you or anyone you know enjoy writing? A Six Corners of Nebraska Contest, “Future Great Writers of Nebraska” is just the thing to showcase your best work. The Panhandle Southwest region is taking entries from writers ages 13 to 25 through July...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    June 22, 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 Tonia Copeland    News    June 22, 2017

Yard of the Week: #8 Dowd Court

John Freed and Gloria Rutledge has built a back yard paradise at their home. A brick paving stone walkway meanders through a neatly manicured lawn with beds of annuals and perennials bursting with color. Half of their back yard is xeriscaped with...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 22, 2017

Big Red kicker and father join in on Father's Day fun at Four Winds

The 2017 Father's Day golf Tournament attracted a Nebraska sports name known by all. The noted Husker football kicker Drew Brown, who will be doing the kicking for the Big Red in his final season this...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 22, 2017

What a Wise family

What does a Wise family do to celebrate Father's Day? If you are a member of the Chad Wise family, you spend it at the golf course, just like dad, Chad, does almost every day since he is the pro at...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    June 22, 2017

Local Legion scores first win

Things are starting to come together for Kimball’s Legion Baseball team. The young ball players hosted Hershland last Tuesday night, June 12, and won the sole game 11-3. After getting off to a rough start this season Kimball was able to tighten up...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 22, 2017

Jock Talk

The team of Heeg, Heeg and Heeg emerged as the champions of the 2017 Father’s Day Golf Tournament held this past weekend at the fabulous Four Winds Golf Course. It was Vince Heeg, Jr., Henry Heeg Sr. and Henry Heeg, Jr., scoring rounds of...

 

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