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Citizens meet to discuss community improvement

The City of Kimball has set sights on becoming a Leadership Certified Community (LCC) and, to that end, two community meetings were hosted this past August in partnership with the State of Nebraska...

 

Time to shine for Post #2243

Kimball’s Veterans of Foreign War post #2243 was recently named an All American Post and so honored at the National Convention, on July 22-27 in New Orleans, for their outstanding activity and...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    September 7, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Maxine James

Though she neared 101 years of age on Aug. 21, 2017, Kimball's Maxine James was able to watch a total solar eclipse for the first time. Maxine celebrated her birthday early, she turns 101 on...

 

All obstructions must be moved from streets next week

The City of Kimball annual seal coat street improvement project is expected to begin Sept. 11 through Sept. 18 depending on the contractor’s schedule and the weather. Residents along the following streets are requested to have all vehicles, boats,...

 

Local Scouts wanted

Cub Scout Pack 31 and Boy Scout Troop 100, both chartered by Trinity United Methodist Church in Kimball, invite you and your son to become part of one of America's leading values-driven...

 

Harold D. Carlson, Jr.

Harold Duane Carlson, Jr., age 64 of Kimball, passed away at Great Plains Health on Friday September 1, 2017. Harold was born on Sept. 4, 1952 in North Platte to Harold Duane and Shirley Jean...

 

Carma Webb

Carma Webb, 77, of Kim- ball passed into the arms of her Lord and Savior on Monday, September 4, 2017 at the Kimball County Manor. A celebration of life will be held on Friday, September 8th, 2017,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    September 7, 2017

Ball fields to benefit from poker run

The Kimball softball and baseball fields are in need and the Kimball Baseball Board is teaming up with the Red Knights to raise the necessary funds with a Poker Run ending at Beer and Loathing. A fun...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    September 7, 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: 612 Webster

When they bought the house, Don and Sherry Olson had two large old pine trees. Sherry said that when the wind blew one of them out into the street, they had the other removed. They replaced those...

 

Lady Horns suffer 3-1 loss to Bridgeport

Kimball Lady Longhorns hosted their first volleyball match of the season this past Thursday night, Aug. 31, when Bridgeport came to town. Bridgeport won sets one and two, and were looking like they wo...

 

Lady Cats split opening week

The Banner County Lady Wildcats opened their season at home on Friday, Aug.25, against the Cody-Kilgore Cowgirls. Sets began with the junior varsity teams facing off for a quick three sets that ended...

 

Moore finished top ten once again

With a couple very nice days this past week the Lady Longhorn Golfers got into action again but were able to play on their home course this time. Last Tuesday, August 29, the Four Winds hosted their...

 

Jock Talk

A turnout of 18 golfers participated in Sunday’s One-Person Scramble held at the Four Wind Golf Course, and Mitch Brown emerged the winner with his round of 53, using a 100% handicap system for all golfers. Dustin Bowron was runner-up with his...

 

Shawn Nagel still competing

Shawn Nagel, Kimball High's most illustrious wrestler of all time, who went onto wrestle for the University of Nebraska on scholarship, is still competing! The young man who now resides in Lincoln...

 

Kimball Board of Education honored for tenth consecutive year

For the tenth consecutive year The Kimball Board of Education has earned the NASB (Nebraska Association of School Board) President's Board Award, given to boards that demonstrate a commitment to...

 

Area school board members recognized

The Nebraska Association of School Boards (NASB), Board of Directors and staff, recognized the 2017 Award of Achievement recipients during the Gering Region Meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017. NASB is a private, nonprofit organization that serves the...

 

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