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 By Dawn Fossand    News    December 24, 2015

County questions interlocal agreement

Kimball County Commissioners questioned the $2 fee charged to county residents on their utility bills under the itemization of landfill fees and further considered the an interlocal agreement made with the City of Kimball concerning the landfill and...

 

Cell closure costs rise while KKB may sent packing

The budgeted cost to close the local landfill cell, originally estimated to be $492,000 did not fully cover the work done by local contractor Z & S Construction said Kimball City Administrator Daniel...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    December 24, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Hilary Cook

No doubt living in the area, you are familiar with, have read about on social media, or have heard of, the Bountiful Basket program that takes place on a bi-weekly basis. In the beginning, Shelly...

 

Marcella M. Baack

Marcella M. Baack, 95, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Sunday, December 20, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at St. John's Lutheran...

 

Robert K. Rosenthal

Robert K. Rosenthal, 66, of Kearney, died Saturday, December 12, 2015 at CHI Health Good Samaritan in Kearney. Memorial services will be Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at 10:30 a.m. at Horner Lieske...

 

Alvina "Dorothy" E. Brown

Dorothy E. Brown, age 94, passed away at Mitchell Care Center in Mitchell, Nebraska on December 16, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, December 30th, at the Gering First United Methodist Church, 900 O Street, Gering,...

 

Robert F. Newell, DVM

Dr. Robert F. Newell, 91, of Kimball, died December 17, 2015 at the Kimball County Manor. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 23, 2015 at Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor Caryl Miller officiating. Burial will...

 

LTTE: Gathering Nebraska Information

Ladies and Gentlemen: I am a student at Cascade Christian Schools, and I am writing a report on the state of Nebraska. We are responsible for gathering as much information as we can about our state. If any of your readers would like to help me by...

 

An emotional moment - two communities bonded

An emotional event took place following the Kimball and Hershey girl's basketball game in Hershey this past Friday evening. Following the game, which Kimball won 44-38, Hershey coach and Activities...

 

Kimball boys 3-3 at holiday break

A split weekend for the Kimball High boys with a loss at Hershey and a win at Bayard leaving them at 3-3 going into the Holiday break. The Horns were up against some large and stocky young men at Hershey and had a hard time competing on the boards...

 

Kimball girls perfect 6-0 at break

Two more wins for the Kimball High girls over the weekend leaving them at 6-0 going into the Christmas break. With wins at Hershey on Friday night, and at Bayard on Saturday, the Lady Longhorns and...

 

Cluff fourth at Bridgeport

The Kimball High Wrestling Team took part in the Bridgeport/Sidney Tournament this past Saturday in yet another very strong, and talented gathering of the best that Western Nebraska has to offer....

 

Jock Talk

A special salute to Kimball High senior Danika Daum this week as she continues to re-write the Kimball High girl’s basketball record book. After setting a new school record of 40 points in a single game a week back, this past week she reached yet...

 

Wildcats continue to improve

The Banner County Wildcats hit the road to play against the Leyton Warriors on Friday, Dec. 18 for the first of two non-conference weekend games. Though the final score was 62-20 Leyton, Coach Cole...

 

Lady Wildcats struggle through tough week

The Banner County Lady Wildcats opened their weekend on Friday, Dec. 18 with an away game against the Leyton Lady Warriors. The Banner County ladies were out shot by the older, more experienced...

 

Lady Coyotes remain undefeated

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes rose to 5-0 on Friday after defeating Caliche (Colo.) in a 59-32 smashing. Junior Alexus Rozelle led the way with 14 points, adding to 11-point performances from teammates Dawson Sharman and Cortney Lewis for the win. In...

 

Kimball jv and freshman off to a slow start

The Kimball junior varsity and freshman basketball teams got their seasons underway two weeks ago with the JV teams playing Perkins County and Morrill and the boys freshman team going up against Sidney. In freshman play, the Sidney boys won over...

 

Coyotes drop to 1-4

The Potter-Dix boys basketball team fell to Caliche (Colo.) on Friday in a 67-30 loss. The loss drops the Coyotes to 1-4 overall, though the squad still sits at .500 among D2-11 teams at 1-1. Outscored by nine points in the first period, the Coyotes...

 

Generosity is the spirit of Christmas

It's beginning to feel a lot like Christmas in Kimball. The lights are hung, the nativity is set, the parade is done and the annual Quarter Store is now open to all. But more than all of this, there...

 

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