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Articles from the November 12, 2015 edition

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Negotiations at a stand still for KKB

Negotiations between the City of Kimball and Keep Kimball Beautiful were finished at the latest council meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 3, following the Oct. 13 committee meeting that ended without consensus...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 12, 2015

Wilson gets go ahead for deputy attorney

Continuing discussion about hiring a deputy county attorney to assist Kimball County Attorney David Wilson with his daily appointments was heard at the regularly scheduled Kimball County Commissioner’s meeting, Nov. 3. The item has come before the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 12, 2015

Ladies night out features local crafter/author

Life-long Kimball resident, Becky Mannon, offered a book signing at Larsen's Jewelry Store last Thursday evening during the 'Ladies Night Out' event. Mannon's book, titled 'If Only Bears Could Talk,...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 12, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Angie Luppen

Angie Luppen recently accepted a position as a services coordinator for the Early Development Network. Training began for her at the end of October in Scottsbluff and will work with children from the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 12, 2015

Mannon sentenced to federal prison in Kimball court

Shawn Mannon, 39, of Kimball, was sentenced Friday, Nov. 6 for distribution of methamphetamine, a class II felony, in the Kimball County District Court. Mannon will carry out a sentence of 48 to 72 months concurrently with a federal prison sentence f...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    November 12, 2015

TeamMates volunteers appreciated

The Kimball TeamMates Mentoring group hosted a dinner at the Kimball Jr./Sr. High School the evening of Thursday, Nov. 5 to show appreciation for the many program volunteer mentors in the community...

 

Elmer I. Jung

Elmer I. Jung, age 84 of Potter, NE passed away at the Golden Living Center in Sidney, Saturday evening, November 7, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Thursday, November 12th in the H...

 

Charles "John" McCarty

Charles "John" McCarty, 70, of Yucca, Arizona, was found murdered October 12, 2015, in his home in Yucca. He was born on August 21, 1945, to Jerrold E. McCarty and Doreen M. (Nelson) McCarty in...

 

Mile High PF youth mentor hunt

The Mile High Chapter of Pheasants Forever held their annual Youth Mentor Hunt on October 24 with seven youth hunters and 11 mentors and speakers.The youth hunters were given a hunting vest along with...

 

Randomly Tonia

In the last few weeks I have buried myself in local news and have had little chance to venture further out into the world than my own front doors (at home and office). When I finally indulged myself...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 12, 2015

Veterans History Project

William “Bill” Tracy Jr. was twenty one yrs old when the Selective Service System caught up with him. There was a war goin’ on and they wanted him in it. He was a young man trying to find his way in Alaska and Washington State when he was notif...

 

Potter-Dix beats Crawford, 3-1, to earn championship berth

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes volleyball team on Thursday evening earned a trip to the Nebraska state championships by defeating the Crawford Lady Rams, 3-1 (25-12, 19-25, 25-20, 25-15), in the...

 

Greenwood closes season with a second hole-in-one

Kimball High junior, Jordan Greenwood, is the latest to score a hole-in-one at the Four Winds Golf Course, and this is nothing new to the talented young golfer who had his first hole-in-one on the...

 

All-conference teams named

Coaches of the Western Trails Conference have made their selections for the All Conference Football and Volleyball Teams of 2015 and Kimball garnered their share of honors, especially in volleyball. Senior Danika Daum was named the 2015 MVP for her...

 

Four medalists for Kimball Jr. High tournament

School buses from around the region were lined up at the Kimball High School this past week as they transported their schools' Junior High Wrestling Teams to take part in the Kimball Invitational Tour...

 

Firearm deer season opening

Deer hunters will take to the hills and fields of Western Nebraska this Saturday for the start of the Firearm Deer season. For those adventurous outdoorsmen who wanted to get an earlier attempt at...

 

Jock Talk

Congrats to the Potter Dix Volleyball Team for their District championship and Best Wishes for a good showing at the State Tournament. What a year for the Lady Coyotes! All of Western Nebraska will be cheering for you. ------------------- Touching ba...

 

Athlete of the Week

Kimball senior Danika Daum has been chosen for the 2015 Western Trails Conference volleyball team. Daum has also been named the 2015 MVP for her outstanding volleyball season and was a member of the...

 

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