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Articles from the November 16, 2017 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 16, 2017

Annual Veterans Day program honored area vets past and present

Veteran's, friends, family, students, and staff filled the High School auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 8 for the annual Veteran's Day Program put on by the Kimball High Civics Class. The morning began...

 

Veterans Day dance well attended

More than 200 people showed up to support the local VFW and Kimball Area Foundation this past Saturday night for the 1st Annual Veteran's Day Dinner & Dance. Dinner entertainment was featured by...

 

Mary Lynch students honor area veterans at flagpole

More veterans arrived at the Mary Lynch Elementary School this year for the flag ceremony than in any year past, according to Elementary Principal Mike Mitchell. "I think it helped having it on a...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 16, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Mahlon Gingerich

There is a new face to the Kimball Police Department but not so new to the Kimball community. Mahlon Gingerich, grew up in Dix, working with his father, Sam, in the tree business. During high school G...

 

Shop with a Cop seeks donations for 2017 season

Kimball's Shop with a Cop crew is preparing for their seventh annual event. The crew includes volunteers from the Kimball School District, Potter-Dix School District, Kimball County Sheriff's Office,...

 

What makes the holiday season special to you?

Holidays are just around the corner. Wow, I can’t believe how fast this year has gone, seems like it was just a month or so ago that we were celebrating New Years Eve. But no matter how fast or...

 

GED classes possible in Kimball

Some interest has been shown in a local GED course through Western Nebraska Community College and Panhandle Health Group. According to PHG Peer Educator Liz Williams, consumers have asked about a...

 

Letter to the Editor - Recognition well deserved

I would like to thank you for the Friends & Neighbors article from your November 2nd edition that recognized my good friend and “twin brother” (although from different mothers) Mr. Ed Avila. Since the day in September 1966 that Ed stood up in...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 16, 2017

Veteran's History Project: Kenneth C. Bush, Major, US Air Force, 1990 - 2013

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... Full story

 

Vogel begins her final year of basketball for Lady T's under new coach

Kimball's Shelby Vogel begins her senior year at Dakota State University this year, and she is once again on the varsity basketball roster for the Trojans. The 22-year-old is studying to be a secondar...

 

Kimball Junior High team begins busy season with varied results

Junior High girl’s basketball is underway and the younger local club started the season off with a 14-8 win against Pine Bluffs on Tuesday, Nov. 7. Coach Danielle Reader said, “I was really proud...

 

MAC All-Conference Volleyball selections named

Minuteman Activities Conference (MAC) Volleyball 2017 First Team selections are in. Trinity Langley of Potter-Dix, Payje Misegadis from Creek Valley, Madelyn Watchorn of Leyton, Audrey Juelfs,...

 

Manor resident rides across Nebraska

The Kimball County Manor has a NuStep bicycle in their restorative program for residents to use for exercise. Two KCM residents have kept track of their progress across the state using a map and...

 

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