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Articles from the August 3, 2017 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 3, 2017

The Kimball Public Library is the place to be this weekend

More than a dozen Nebraska writers will gather at the Kimball Public Library this weekend for the Six Corners of Nebraska – Panhandle Southwest event. On Saturday, Aug. 5, N.L. Sharp will...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 3, 2017

City continues for support for High Point Welcome Center

Kimball City Council heard a request to extend the Economic Development Grant to the High Point Welcome Center at their recent council meeting. “In 2012 the City and County entered into an...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 3, 2017

New loan shifts economic focus to current business owners

Shifting the focus of local economic development from recruiting new, large industries to Kimball, the local Economic Development Committee is currently focused on assisting established local business...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 3, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Martha Mossberg

Tomorrow, Friday Aug. 4, Martha Mossberg turns 100, though for 90 years the family celebrated on Aug. 11, as she believed that was her birthday. She needed her birth certificate to take a cruise to Al...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 3, 2017

Bike Week nears, share the road safely

As hundreds of thousands of motorcycle riders make their way to Sturgis, SD, this week is a good time to remind everyone how many people will be on the roads. Whether it is Bike Week or not there are...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Opinion    August 3, 2017

Roughing It

A lot like my last column I will repeat a similar set of life lessons that some people forget sometimes. Respect, treat others the way youwant to be treated. Good sportsmanship, is when teammates,...

 

Kylie Jean Seely

Kylie Jean Seely, newborn, died at Regional West Medical Center in Scotttsbluff on July 25, 2017. Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, August 2, 2017 at the Kimball Cemetery. Friends may visit www.cantrellfh.com to view the online o...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 3, 2017

Local organizations turn receipts into cash

The Receipts for Cash program at Main Street Market has awarded thousands of dollars to local organizations and as more organizations begin collecting receipts, there doesn’t seem to be an end in...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 3, 2017

Kimball's Co-ed softball season complete

Just like years past the Kimball Co-Ed Softball League came to an end Friday night, July 28, under the lights with Team Autolok coming out on top for the 2017 regular season, followed by High West...

 

Local Pool League Champions Crowned

Several local pool players were recently recognized for winning the Spring Session of the American Poolplayers Association (APA) 8-Ball and 9-Ball Pool Leagues. Winning the Wednesday 8-Ball title was...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 3, 2017

Final Gymkhana scheduled this weeked

It will be a busy day at the Whartman Arena next Sunday, with their last gymkhana of the summer series, as well as hosting another NBHA NE 05 barrel race to follow after. Gymkhana times have changed...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 3, 2017

Jock Talk

Some exciting local golf news this week. Let’s start with Dillon Wise and his Hole-in-One this past Saturday July 29. Dillon, at age 16, and heading into his junior year of High School, scored his first Hole-in-One, and did it on Hole number 15,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 3, 2017

Yard of the Week: 4323 E. Hwy. 30

Nestled between two highways, the gardens of Kathy and Gene Franks at 4323 E. Hwy. 30 in Kimball offer privacy, natural beauty and peace. Their home is surrounded by Evergreens and Sumac bushes which...

 

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