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Articles from the October 19, 2017 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 19, 2017

Three arrested in weekend WING sting

Western Nebraska Intelligence and Narcotics Group (WING) executed a search warrant in Kimball around 10:50 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 16. Executing a search warrant at 307 N. Oak St. in Kimball....

 

Local company acquires and plans to relocate Colorado-based LSDI to Kimball

Since 1967, when Forward Kimball Industries first wooed George Risk to move his business west, George Risk Industries (GRI) has been a leading employer in Kimball. The company, family-owned now for...

 

Oliver Reservoir committee considers multiple improvements

Improvement concepts for Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area west of Kimball have become a big deal. Last week representatives from the National Park Service and Environmental Stewards joined local...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 19, 2017

Volunteers educate students for Fire Prevention Week

Members of the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department took time off their jobs to educate Mary Lynch students about fire safety and prevention. These busy men had a full schedule throughout the day,...

 

Kimball County hosts 2017 Regional Land Judging in Dix

More than 80 high-school students from around the Panhandle participated in the 2017 West Regional Land Judging Contest on Wednesday, Oct. 4. The event, held north of Dix, was hosted by the North...

 

Nona G. Drake

Nona Grace "Gramama" Drake, 67, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, passed away Saturday, October 14, 2017. Nona was born December 11, 1949 in Longview, Texas, to parents Nolan Lefloy and Gracie Auburn Drake. She w...

 

Virginia J. (Eden) Wadleigh

Virginia June (Eden) Wadleigh, 95, of Cheyenne passed away peacefully Oct. 12 at Davis Hospice Center. She was born March 5, 1922 in Kimball County to Lillian (Albrecht) and Walter Eden. Virginia...

 

Linda L. Aulston

Linda Lou Aulston, 70, of Julesburg, CO passed away October 11, 2017 in Greeley, CO. Visitation will be held Monday, October 16th at Austin-Tennant Funeral Home from 1:00 P.M. to 6:00 P.M. Funeral ser...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 19, 2017

Bowling tourney had a great turnout this past weekend

The James L. Eatmon Masonic Lodge and Kim Bowl hosted their innaugural Nine-Pin No-Tap Tournament on Saturday, Oct. A total of 61 bowlers competed this two day, four round tournament, with single and...

 

Kimball Community Health Fair serves a crowd

More than 50 pounds of unused medication collected for safe disposal. A total of 210 Kimball and area residents braved a couple of chilly Friday and Saturday mornings to participate in the 2017...

 

Kimball and Banner Counties recieve NIRMA dividend check

Kimball County received another membership dividend, this time in the amount of $9,656, and Banner County received a membership dividend in the amount of $6,004, from the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association (NIRMA), the county’s...

 

Kimball Wind Farm deconstructed

Work has begun on the Kimball Windfarm project. Blades have been removed from one of the turbines and pads are being poured for the new turbines....

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    October 19, 2017

Veteran's History Progect

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 veter...

 

Homecoming Royalty

The 2017 Kimball Homecoming court, from left, are attendants Kole Bush, Amber Birkhoffer, Homecoming Queen Hannah Biesecker, King Paycen Harroun, attendants Justine Heeg and Andrew McCloud. Crown...

 

Coytoes suffer big loss to Cody-Kilgore

Cody-Kilgore showed up to play last Friday against the Potter-Dix Coyotes, and ended the night with a 63-8 win. The Cowboy's held the Coyotes scoreless until the second quarter but also added to...

 

Lady Horns split the week

After a long trip to Imperial last Tuesday, Chase County added one more W to their book after defeating the Longhorns in four sets, 3-1. Kimball lost the first set 25-15, lost the second set 21-25,...

 

Jock Talk

Another real tough night for the Kimball Football Team as they entertained the North Platte St. Pats Irish at Friday night’s Homecoming game. The visitors won out 56-7 and the Longhorns got their lone touchdown with 2:43 left in the contest with...

 

Lady Coyotes shut out opponents at home tournament

Potter-Dix shut out their opponents on their home court this past Saturday against Minatare, Bayard and Creek Valley. The Lady Coyotes played strong, beating the Minatare Indians, with a 2-0 win. The...

 

St. Pat's hands horns 56-7 loss

Kimball Football added one more tough loss (56-7) to the books last Friday night for their last home game of the season and the Longhorns Homecoming game against St. Patrick’s of North Platte. No...

 

Lady Cats suffer back-back losses

Senior night ended in a loss for the Banner County Lady Wildcats last Thursday night. Banner County faced off with Sioux County and lost in three sets, 25-11, 25-14, and 25-22. MaKenna Dahlgrin led...

 

Kimball runners missed state berth

Kimball Cross Country had their District meet last Thursday in Bayard at Chimney Rock Golf Course. Coach Johnson said all of the Kimball athletes ran really well and all tried their hardest. “Sadly...

 

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