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Articles from the November 17, 2016 edition

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Kimball salutes our veterans

Generations of Kimballites gathered together in the Harry McNees Auditorium on Nov. 9 to celebrate the observance of Veterans Day put on by the 2016 Kimball High School Civics class. According to...

 

Missing calves suspected stolen

Cattle rustling is still a concern in the Nebraska panhandle. On Saturday, Oct. 21, Nebraska Brand Commission Investigator Tom Houston received a report that 25 black angus calves were missing from...

 

Event/fitness center up for bids

The Kimball Event Center has been a topic of concern since the City of Kimball’s 2016-17 budget process began. With a decrease in sales tax of more than $40,000, the City had some tough choices to m...

 

Friends and Neighbors: Dwane Christman

You don't need a cape to be a hero, you just need to care. That is just one message students and staff relayed to, and about, Dwane Christman, an everyday hero who has worked at Mary Lynch Elementary...

 
 By Tim Nolting    News    November 17, 2016

Across the fence

My Great-Grandfather, William Fredrick Gustav Nolting, was a Prussian immigrant to America in the late 1800's. Great-grandfather was a commanding officer in the Prussian Cavalry and he brought with...

 

Helen Schneider

Helen Schneider, 87, of Minatare, died on Friday, November 11, 2016 at her son's home. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at Lighthouse Community Assembly of God...

 

Wreaths for Residents - deck the halls of Kimball County Manor

Are you looking for a way to jumpstart your holiday spirit? Sign up to decorate a wreath for residents’ doors for Christmas! The Kimball County Manor will supply the wreath hanger and the...

 

Raves, rants and reality

It is that time of year when people are dealing with the dreaded flu and other illnesses. When you are sick, tired and weak, it makes everything in your life more difficult not to mention, emotionally stressful. Thank goodness for the good and...

 

Kimball classes selected as lighthouse classrooms

Two Kimball classrooms were selected as lighthouse classrooms by Educational Service Unit across the state. As such, Danielle Reader’s math classes and Jeri Ferguson’s social studies classes,...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 17, 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...

 

Lady Coyotes dealt first round loss at State D2 Championships

Potter-Dix went into the Nebraska State Volleyball Tournament last week on a roll and with high hopes for a good showing. The Lady Coyotes entered the tournament with a 32-1 record and the third seed...

 

Boviall places first in Battle of the Thorns' elementary folkstyle division

Youth wrestling is again in full swing and Kimball has two young ladies hitting the mats this year. The team recently competed at the War of the Roses, Battle of the Thorns event in Colorado. Sierra (Starr) Boviall led the recent Elementary...

 

Kimball junior high girls sweep the Bulldogs

The Kimball girls Junior High basketball teams took on the Bridgeport Bulldogs for their second game of the season on Monday, Nov. 14 in Bridgeport. It was a sweeping victory for both the 7 and 8 grade girls. In 7th grade play, they came out on the...

 

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