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Articles from the June 29, 2017 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 29, 2017

Reward offered for the arrest of vandals

Kimball Police Department is offering a $500 reward to anyone offering information that leads to an arrest for the recent incidents of vandalism in Kimball. In the early morning hours of Thursday, Jun...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 29, 2017

Welcome Center sees an influx of visitors across the Panhandle

The High Point Welcome Center was busy this past Thursday, June 22, as the first of five tour groups rolled through town. This report was given to the Kimball County Board of Commissioners at their recent meeting, Tuesday, June 20. Four more tours...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 29, 2017

District approves random drug testing for students

The Kimball Board of Education heard a report from High School principal Eugene Hanks regarding random drug testing for any student participating in Nebraska School Activity Association activities....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 29, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Tom Carr, Carr Spirits

A new company moved into Kimball last week and the owner, Tom Carr, said bringing Carr Spirits to Kimball is a bit like coming home in more than one way. Feeling right at home. Carr and his wife,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 29, 2017

Council votes to upgrade waste water treatment plant

The Kimball City Council approved the replacement of electrical panels at the local waste water treatment plant at a cost of $42,000. Late in May an electrical storm caused damage to the panels,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 29, 2017

VSO offers resource fair for veterans

The Veterans Service Office of Kimball County will be hosting a Resource Fair, Thursday July 6, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Kimball’s VFW to assist veterans, those who currently serve and family. This Resource Fair offers those who are interested...

 

Edna P. Hilpert

Edna P. Hilpert, age 91 of Potter, NE passed away at Sidney Care and Rehabilitaion in Sidney, Sunday, June 18, 2017. Funeral services were held at 10:30 A.M., Friday, June 23rd, in the St. Paul's...

 

Carol J. Pinkerton

Carol J. Pinkerton, 84, died at her home in Anthem, Arizona, on June 22, 2017, after a lengthy illness. A private celebration of life will be held in Anthem at a later date. Carol Jean (Patterson)...

 

Alex James Christiansen

Alex (Jim) Christiansen, 80, of Kimball, died Thursday, June 22, 2017 at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center. Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held on Friday, June 30 at 2:00 p.m....

 

Stephen R. Peterson

Stephen Roy Peterson, 61, of Kimball died at Cheyenne Regional Medical Center on Thursday, June 22, 2017. Born May 17, 1956 in Kimball to Agnes E. Buddecke Peterson and Richard W. Peterson, Steve was the eldest of three children. After graduating...

 

Letter to the Editor

Gabby and Willy could hardly wait to plant their garden. They were going to have the best garden in the neighborhood. It’s a beautiful day to plant a garden. Gabby and Willy filled their wheelbarrow with a hoe, a rake, a watering can, gloves and...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    June 29, 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 Dakota Kuhns    Sports    June 29, 2017

11th Annual Andy Shaw Memorial Softball Tourney

After a rough, dirty and hot weekend at the ball fields The Zone, a team out of Scottsbluff came out on top, with Dripping Gold from Scottsbluff finishing in second place and Autolok, one of our home...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    June 29, 2017

Kimball Legion team continues to improve

After a little misunderstanding and some confusion Kimball and Alliance Legion teams were finally in the same town at the same time. Kimball coaches thought the game was in Alliance and Alliance...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 29, 2017

Jock Talk

It took a 4 hole, score card playoff, to determine the winner of this year’s TeamMates 4 person scramble held at the Four Winds Golf Course this past Saturday. The team of Chuck Christensen, Jeff Greenwood, Jordan Greenwood, Landon Smith won out...

 

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