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Articles from the November 10, 2016 edition

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New Dimension earns Silver at the Old West Choir Fest

Last Saturday, Nov. 5, Kimball High School's show choir, New Dimension, competed at the Old West Choir Fest, held in Alliance. Generally held in Scottsbluff, the competition was moved to Alliance due...

 

2016 preliminary Election results

With a total 1,672 ballots cast in Kimball County, the 2016 preliminary results are in. On the Presidential Ticket, Donald J. Trump/Michael Pence took Nebraska and won Kimball County with a total of...

 

Commissioners consider landfill rate increase

County and city residents alike pay a fee for trash services. The last time that the city raised the landfill fees was in April of 2014 at which time, they raised the price $3.00, from $12.00 to $15.00. Currently, those rates are: $7.00 for collectio...

 

Friends and Neighbors: Keep Kimball Beautiful

America Recycles Day is Tuesday, November 15, 2016 and Keep Kimball Beautiful would like to express our appreciation for all those throughout our community who participate in the recycling programs...

 
 By Tim Nolting    News    November 10, 2016

Across the fence

FROM THE WHITE HOUSE: November 11, 1919 President Woodrow Wilson: "A year ago today our enemies laid down their arms in accordance with an armistice which rendered them impotent to renew hostilities,...

 

Letter to the editor

A boy student, in the 12th grade, starved for attention, parched for understanding, handed in the following poem to his teacher: “He always wanted to explain things, but no one cared. So he drew, sometimes he would draw and it wasn’t anything....

 

Letter to the editor

I think that we should acknowledge the Sheriff’s Office and Kimball Police for protecting the kids on Halloween. They parked at the intersection of Sixth and Adams, where I live and made sure that children were safe and even handed out little...

 

Randomly Tonia

When I was in high school we had a career fair of sorts. Recruiters from colleges and all branches of the military came to speak with us about our future plans. I was drawn to the Air Force, a dream...

 

Kimball County revaluation nearly complete

The physical review of all 451 rural residential properties set for reappraisal is now complete with the long process of data entry still in the process of wrapping up. As of this week, more than half of the rural residential properties reappraisal...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 10, 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...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 10, 2016

Kimball youth food drive

On Saturday, Nov. 5, 22 students and 11 adults from the Kimball Community distributed over 1,000 bags, donated by Main Street Market, and flyers to houses and apartments in Kimball. Another group of...

 

Wreath sales begin as Kimball prepares for another holiday season

Following a one-year hiatus, the St. Hilda’s Episcopal Church parish will once again sell holiday wreaths, according to longtime coordinator, Wilma Gilliland. St. Hilda’s Episcopal Church has rais...

 

2016 Lady Longhorns Varsity wrap up

The Lady Longhorns 2016 varsity season ended with 11 wins and 21 losses. It may have been a disappointing season in comparison to the previous year's record of 17-10 but they did prove that they...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 10, 2016

Kimball-Banner Counties 4-H recognizes member achievements

Kimball-Banner Counties 4-H Recognizes Member Achievements 4-H’ers and their families celebrated their accomplishments of the last year during the annual Kimball-Banner Counties Awards Celebration on Saturday, November 4, during a skating party at...

 

Kimball Junior High girls split season opener against Pine Bluffs

The Kimball Junior High girls basketball club began their games from on Tuesday, Nov. 8 against Pine Bluffs, Wyo. Though the seventh grade ladies lost 11-19, coach Michele Daum is optimistic for the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 10, 2016

Deer hunters encouraged to participate in Hunters Helping the Hungry

Hunters are invited to donate deer to the Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) program this fall so ground venison may be provided to Nebraskans in need. Hunters pay no processing costs for this...

 

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