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Articles from the July 6, 2017 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 6, 2017

100 + years farming and ranching in Kimball County

For more than 100 years the Engstrom family has farmed the ground in Kimball and Banner County, raising cattle and children on the Nebraska prairie, and last weekend they celebrated the occasion with...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 6, 2017

Council takes a look at local businesses, approves new name for an often overlooked grant

Local business matters were discussed at length during the June 20 Kimball City Council meeting, beginning with a unanimous vote to rename the Main Street Design and Improvement Grant to the Kimball Business Facade Improvement Grant at their June 20...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 6, 2017

Masons rededicate James L. Eatmon Lodge in Kimball

After more than 100 years the Masonic Lodge in Kimball is still going strong and was rededicated on Wednesday, June 28, during the Grand Master's Road Tour. The Grand Master of Mason's of Nebraska...

 

Barbara A. Shiffermiller

Barb was born in Sidney on April 21, 1927 and died in Omaha on June 18, 2017. She was the second of four children born to Arthur “Ike” Elsworth Killham and Barbara Augusta Alice Killham (Pieron). Barb spent her childhood on a farm near Dix,...

 

Sharon B. Waite

Sharon B. Waite, 69, of Lyons, Kan. passed away on Friday, June 23 in Wichita, Kan. Formerly of Sidney, Sharon was born to Jasper and Elvina Huls on June 18, 1948 in Dalton. Sharon attended school in...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    July 6, 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...

 

Yard of the Week:

Jim and Denise Culek left home with their lawn cut but a surprise awaited them upon their return, a simple but gorgeous change that won them the Yard of the Week. "While we were away, our children...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 6, 2017

Oliver Reservoir spaghetti feed "big success"

Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway said that the spaghetti feed at Oliver Reservoir this past weekend was a huge success. Organized by the Kimball County Sheriff’s Department, the feed raised...

 

Potter's Combs an initial Hall of Fame inductee

To many, he was simply "Coach." To others, "Mr. Combs." But to all within the Potter community, Al Combs was for many years held in high regard, both within the confines of the school and in the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    July 6, 2017

Kimball Legion team coming together nicely

Kimball's Junior Legion team played a double header with Sidney at home last Thursday, June 29. Pitching for Kimball is really coming along nicely, according to parent, Bernie Walker. "The kids are re...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 6, 2017

Jock Talk

The very popular Vince’s Corner Golf Tournament weekend has arrived and the Four Winds Golf Course will come alive with golfers this Saturday and Sunday with many former Kimball residents returning home to share in the fun and fellowship of this...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 6, 2017

Accident claims the life of Kimball woman

Erin Aerni, 33, of Kimball was killed in an accident on Highway 30 in Kimball Saturday morning. Local dispatcher, Erin Heidemann, called Kimball Emergency Dispatch to report a vehicle/pedestrian accident near the Kimball Cemetery at approximately... Full story

 

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