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Articles from the November 5, 2015 edition

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 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 5, 2015

Kimball veteran protects and serves

Captain Andy Bremer of the Kimball Police Department said that following the path of his father, and his father's father, off of the family ranch and into the Navy was the most natural choice for him....

 

VSO is all about connections

Connecting the county's veterans to military and on-military services they require is an honor for Austin Garner, Kimball County's new Veteran's Service Officer. Garner, a 2004 Kimball graduate,...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 5, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: The Jenners

You can find love anywhere, even in the military. That is the case for Kimball residents Bob and Mary Kay Jenner, who met while serving in the Air Force. Mary Kay was born in Kimball to Mary (Linn)...

 

BPW sets rental rates

The Kimball Board of Public Works met for their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 27. Though the agenda included discussing and possibly coming to a decision on late fees to be charged to...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 5, 2015

Veteran encourages others to enlist

Kimball’s newest deputy sheriff, Anthony Osborn, arrived in August of this year, and will attend the Nebraska Police Academy in Grand Island in March 2016, where he will receive his certification when he graduates. Osborn, who describes himself as...

 

John E "Jack" Johnson

John E "Jack" Johnson, age 78, passed away at the Western Nebraska Veteran's Home in Scottsbluff, on Wednesday, October 28th, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, November...

 

Letter to the editor

My sister has a home in Kimball, Nebraska, and has owned this home for over 40 years. Now in her 80s, she still works to support herself. She has health problems, as do most people of that age. This past summer she got a letter from the City of...

 

Randomly Tonia

Recently my darling significant other and I were having a conversation. While I listened I began rinsing dishes, putting them in the dishwasher and finally wiping the countertops. He started talking...

 
 By Tim Nolting    News    November 5, 2015

Across the fence

It has been a little more than six years since this column “Across the Fence” was first printed in the fledgling newspaper, The Gering Citizen. Since that first column more than 300 pieces have followed, nearly 400,000 words, and that’s a lot o...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 5, 2015

CHIP provides protection for youth

A program that could help locate missing children will be held next week in Kimball Schools. The CHIP (Child Identification Program) will be hosted by James L. Eatmon Masonic Lodge #294 on Nov. 10 at Mary Lynch Elementary School and on Nov. 13 at...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 5, 2015

County to refund more than $38,000

Kimball County was recently notified by the Nebraska Department of Revenue that a settlement has been reached for a 2014 valuation appeal from Frontier Pipeline, LLC. Frontier went through the process of suing the county for the assessed value...

 

LADY LONGHORNS FALL TO CHADRON IN SUB-DISTRICT PLAY

The Kimball High Lady Longhorns saw their volleyball season come to an end Monday night in the championship game of the C-12 sub-district tournament. After taking out Mitchell in 3 sets of first...

 

Kimball ends regular season

The Kimball High Volleyball Teams closed out the regular season at Sidney this past week losing to the Class B Lady Red Raiders in all of the matches played. In freshman play, Kimball lost 25-16 25-9...

 

It's a win: Coyotes over Wildcats, 3-0

The Potter-Dix varsity volleyball team continued its winning ways on Monday night as the squad eliminated Banner County, 3-0, in the first round of D2-11 subdistrict playoff action at Bridgeport. The...

 

Jock Talk

The Junior High Wrestling Team got the season underway this past Saturday at the Banner County Tournament and Coach Klent Schnell was happy with the success of his young grapplers in their first outing. The Shorthorns had 3 champions in Scott...

 

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