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 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 12, 2017 

Kimball Friendship Center receives $1,500 grant

Kimball Friendship Senior Center recently received a $1,500 grant from the Immanuel Vision Foundation, part of more than $230,000 in grants given. The Immanuel Vision Foundation in Omaha gave $1,500...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 12, 2017 

NMPP urges City to update net metering policy for consumer-owned alternate energy sources

As alternate sources of energy become more commonplace, the City of Kimball is considering an update to the net metering policy. Net metering allows a consumer to “bank” energy produced by personal solar panels or wind turbines that goes unused...

 

Winners of the 2017 Farmers Day Baby Photo Contest

Newborn to 11 months: 1st: Jessalyn Snyder, daughter of Dillon and Hannah Snyder 2nd: Oliver Fish, son of Josephine Fish 3rd: Liam Young, son of Chantel Clark and Yancy Young 12-20 months: 1st: Kaci...

 

Charles D. Winter

Charles"Bryan" Winter, 56, of Dix, died at his home on Thursday, October 5, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with...

 

Roland E. Hendricks

Roland Eugene Hendricks, 65, passed away in Scottsbluff, NE, on October 1, 2017, following a heroic battle with Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP). A Candle Light Memorial will be held Friday, October...

 

Steve Allison

Memorial services for Steven Allison will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at First Presbyterian Church of Moorcroft, WY with Pastor Monte Reichenberg officiating; inurnment to follow...

 

Letter to the Editor - A letter from weary solar eclipse travelers

This letter was sent to Mayor Prunty and shared with WNO later. Mr. Keith Prunty, I sent you a letter and it was returned to me because I did not have your name. The massage I want to convey is that Mr. Hernandez helped us. Ben and I are seniors and...

 

Letter to the Editor - Commitment to community and the Farmer's Day experience

I just wanted to share with you how impressed I was with the ELITE OILFIELD presence in the Farmers Day Parade. I am very proud of Mark Green, Spencer Teasley and their team for all they did to show Kimball what young Entrepreneurs can do when they...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Longhorn runners compete at two conferences back-to-back

Kimball Cross Country got their share of a workout this past week as the teams headed into Thursday to run their SPVA Conference Meet, and then right back at it on Friday, for their WTC Conference...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Big changes in store for Longhorn football next season

On Wednesday, Oct. 4, a meeting - open to the community, was held to talk about the idea of stepping Kimball Football down from eleven-man to an eight-man team. “Not one person spoke negatively about going to eight-man,” Kimball Activities Direct...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Lady Horns split week with losses at P-D triangular and a win against Morrill

Lady Longhorns Volleyball played a triangular with Potter-Dix and Bayard on Oct. 3. The first game was against Bayard, Kimball lost in two games, the first set Bayard came away with a 25-19 win, the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Horns outscored at home game Friday night

Same things over and over again, for the Kimball Longhorns, Friday night under the lights, Bayard handed the Longhorns another loss on the season at home this past Friday. Once again Kimball was out...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Moore missed state berth by a few strokes

The Lady Longhorn golfers had a chilly outing last Monday, Oct. 2, for District Competition at Ogallala. This was the last high school tournament for the three senior girls. Senior Lila Moore shot a 122, which was not her best of the season, but she...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Junior High volleyball teams endure long tough weeks

Kimball’s seventh grade volleyball club participated in a Sept. 19 game against Mitchell during which they lost in two sets, 20-25, 16-25 with Emma Patterson scoring six for the home team. The following week they participated in the Scottsbluff...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    October 12, 2017 

Jock Talk

Kimball suffered one more loss this past Friday losing 35-13 to visiting Bayard, but this was one of those games where Kimball actually dominated in many categories but still came up short on the scoreboard. A big night for Mitch McKibbon, Bayard...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 12, 2017 

Disturbance call leads to felony arrest

Officer Mike Winget of the Kimball Police Department responded to a disturbance of unknown nature near Fifth and Jefferson streets on Sunday Oct. 1, just before 11 p.m. Upon arrival at the scene, Winget was approached by Caleb P. Boman, 27, of...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 5, 2017

Voter rolls questioned

Kimball County’s voter rolls were recently called into question, along with three other Nebraska counties, by a letter to Kimball County Clerk Cathy Sibal from the Public Interest Legal Foundation, a non-partisan, non-profit, public interest law...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 5, 2017

Shoot cars needed

Old "shoot" cars that were most likely donated to the Kimball Police Department years ago, have now been smashed. Thursday, Sept. 28, Chief Andy Bremer, pictured below, and Mayor Keith Prunty watched...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 5, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Bob Nagel

After 33 years as an active fireman on the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department, Bob Nagel, has moved on. He and his wife Corrie moved to Lincoln last week to be closer to their children and...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 5, 2017

New Wind Farm north of town is set to begin soon

Sandhills Energy was the original developer, Aspenall Energies purchased the project from Sandhill this past August, according to John Brown, Chief Development Officer of Aspenall Energies. Brown addressed the Kimball County Commissioners last...

 

Letter to the Editor - Life in a small town

I have lived in Kimball for most of my adult life, and am a proud resident of both Nebraska and our town. There is so much to love about life here – we know each other well, we are passionate about our beliefs and sports teams and are there for...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 5, 2017

Lady Longhorns lose borderwar to the Burns Broncs

The Lady Longhorns, headed across the border to Wyoming to face off with Burns this last week. Kimball came up short with a 3-1 loss . The Lady Horns won the first set 25-20, then Burns got the next three set wins to end the match, 17-25, 16-25,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    October 5, 2017

Horns making progress

Longhorn Football might not be going how most of the fans would hope, but they are making progress, though perhaps not visibly. According to coach Ben Aarestad, there is a lot of progress being made, in practice and during game time. Again this is a...

 

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