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Miss Potter Days 2016

Announcing the 2016 Miss Potter Days queen – Miss Trinity Langley. The Potter Beta Sigma Phi sorority named Trinity Miss Potter Days 2016, following a count of ballots from the community. Langley...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    September 8, 2016

Kimball's newest centenarian, Maxine James

The Eiffel Tower was the tallest structure in the world, marijuana was sold in pharmacies and doctors prescribed heroin, women were not yet guaranteed the right to vote and the population of Las...

 

Kimball's search begins for a new City Administrator

What are the job requirements for a city administrator? Although there are technically hundreds of different job descriptions, detailing exactly what a city administrator does, there are many similarities, and location can have a big influence on...

 

This calf is special, and that's no bull

Cowboy isn't just your average calf. From the very beginning, he was destined for great things. "I was cow sitting for a friend of mine while he went on vacation," said Cowboy's owner Kurt Brower of...

 

Where are they now: Brent Bussinger

2012 Kimball High School graduate Brent Bussinger has a lot to talk about since leaving Kimball just four years ago but he really doesn't have a lot of time to chit chat. "Medical school is already...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    September 8, 2016

"It's all about the bling," celebrating the 85th Annual Potter Days

The community of Potter celebrated the 85th Annual Potter Days event last weekend - "It's All About the Bling" in the close knit and proud village. The event began on Friday with games, such as "hungr...

 

Annie C. Beaver

Annie C. Beaver, 69, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at the Cantrell Funeral...

 

Letter to the editor

There are so many reasons to love our city of Kimball. A few days ago was a perfect example. Bernita Brown and I went for our usual morning walk. This time we went uptown to run some errands. Unknowing that I hadn’t secured my wallet in my purse,...

 

Raves, rants and reality

I want to RAVE about how pretty and clean our downtown area is in Kimball. Seriously, have you noticed that not only is it actually very beautiful with all the flowers, trees, flowering shrubs, and rose bushes, but it’s actually incredibly clean....

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    September 8, 2016

Veterans 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...

 

Horns score first against "very physical" Gordon-Rushville, couldn't solidify the win

First to score, the Longhorns battled hard throughout the Homecoming game on Friday, Sept. 2, to ultimately fall to the Gordon-Rushville Mustangs, 52-26. "The start of the game went well for us, and...

 

Wildcats prepare to face Coyotes

Banner County head coach Charles Jones will continue focusing on fundamentals in practice following the Wildcats 91-13 loss against the Arthur County Wolves. "We faced a very good Arthur team and we...

 

Lady Cats

The Wildcat Volleyball team opened their season at the Minatare Triangular on Thursday, Sept. 1 with the Minatare Indians and the Creek Valley Storm. The Wildcats suffered two close losses at the...

 

Jock Talk

The One Person Scramble held at the Four Winds Golf Course this past Saturday, attracted 24 golfers who were divided into two flights. No surprise that Ty Garrett emerged the champion, winning the 1st flight with his handicap score of 57.6. Gene...

 

Kimball cross country season opener in Gering

The Kimball cross country runners started their season on Friday, Sept. 2 with a 5K run for high school athletes and a 3K for junior high runners. "For our first meet out we felt that all of our...

 

Wildcat runners meet their goals

Both Banner County cross country runners have set goals for their season and coach Kari Gifford said that both Josh Boston and Courtney Knisley met those goals for their first meet of the year....

 

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