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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 14, 2017 

All that noise Saturday morning must have been Shop-with-a-Cop!

Shop-with-a-Cop was another bright spot in the holiday season. With all the help from the Nebraska State Patrol, Kimball Sheriffs Department, Kimball Police Department, Dix Volunteer Fire Department,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    December 14, 2017 

Quarter Store a local mainstay for children of all ages

In the eleventh year Kimball's Quarter Store continues to grow at St. Hilda's Episcopal Church in Kimball and hopes to expand to neighboring Pine Bluffs, Wyo., next year. "When we started it was a...

 

Edith M. True

Edith M. True, 89, of Kimball, Nebraska died at Kimball Manor on Monday, December 11, 2017. Memorial service will be held Friday, December 15, 2017 at Kimball Manor in Kimball, Nebraska at 10:00 a.m....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Hannah Biesecker signs to play Volleyball with the Knights

North Platte Community College Head Recruiter was in town this past week to conduct the signing of a letter of intent by Kimball High senior, Hannah Biesecker. With the signing, Hannah will now become...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Garrett Pedersen Gold Medal Winner at Banner County Tournament

Kimball High senior, Garrett Pedersen, had a career best day this past Saturday, as he captured the championship of the 120 point weight class at the Banner County Invitational Wrestling Tournament. P...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Lady Longhorns enjoy winning weekend

A winning weekend for the Kimball High Lady Longhorns as they won on the road Friday night at Perkins County 55-39 and won over Morrill in front of the hometown fans 67-61 Saturday evening. With the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Jock Talk

This is pretty much the final weekend of Kimball High sports activities before the Christmas break and it finds the boys and girls basketball teams on the road with a trip to Hershey, Friday evening, for games beginning at 3:30 for the JV teams, foll...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Longhorns fall to Perkins County...win over Morrill

The Kimball High Longhorns were blasted 63-36 on the road at Perkins County Friday night, but came back to win at home over Morrill Saturday evening 57-44 and evened their early season mark at two...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Kimball Junior Varsity open with wins

The Kimball Junior Varsity basketball teams opened the season this past weekend with wins for both the girls and boys. The girls won at Perkins County 23-10 in 2 quarters of play, led by Jenna Greenwood with 8, including 1 trey. Megan Spicer had 5...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Dea hopes athleticism and experience can overcome Longhorn's lack of depth

Another great year is to be expected for Longhorn Basketball under head coach Luke Dea once again. Last year Kimball finished Runner-Up in the SPVA Tournament, made a finals appearance in C2-12...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Pedersen prepares for tough season following loss of key starter

As the 2017/18 basketball season has just kicked off, fifth year head coach of the Lady Longhorns Chauncey Pedersen, is ready to get the season underway with four returning starters and six returning...

 

Experienced grapplers and tough newcomers expected to be contenders for Kimball's wrestling club

Kimball's wrestling club could feature a few top contenders this season with six returning starters and two tough newcomers under the skilled guidance of returning head coach Wade Brashear. Brashear,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    December 14, 2017 

Coyotes coach excited to return key players and add new talent

Head Coach of the Potter-Dix Coyotes, Ryan Mumm is excited to have four returning starters this season, all returning letter winners as well: Seniors JT Herboldsheimer at Guard, Connor Williams at...

 

Clerk's office begins busy season - office open for all pubic office filings

Kimball County Clerk, Cathy Sibal, and the entire county clerk's office began one of their busiest seasons last Friday, Dec. 1. It's not Christmas, it's filing season. The clerk began accepting... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 7, 2017

Murder suspect arrested in Kimball without incident

A murder suspect on the lam out of Laramie County, Wyoming was arrested without incident on Sunday, Dec. 2, shortly after 5 p.m. Just three hours prior, the Kimball Police Department, along with the...

 

Upcoming landfill cell expansion to cost $1M+

The landfill cell expansion, scheduled to be completed in the next 18 months, is expected to cost up to $1.6 million, but City Administrator Dan Dean reported to the Board of Public Works during...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 7, 2017

KHS students strive to honor military members year-round

Jeri Ferguson’s Civics class at Kimball High School continue working to make a difference. They hope to raise awareness of current military members and veterans. According to KHS senior, Justine...

 

Kimball One-Act showcases talent, excited for next production season

Kimball’s One Act students showcased their acting talents on Wednesday, Nov. 29, at the District competition, narrowly missing the top three placements. Despite the fourth-place finish, Kennedy Lewis, Kaden Adrian and Paycen Harroun, all of...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 7, 2017

KPD urges diligence against break-ins

Kimball Police Department reports that in the month of November they received eight calls regarding vehicle break-ins. Additional calls have been received regarding break-ins in area storage units...

 

Darlean Wilson Swain

Darlean was born on a cold, wintery night on Jan. 5, 1933, in Kimball, Nebraska. Her birth completed a family of nine, which included five brothers – Bill, Dick, Don, Bob and Melvin "Buss" Wilson, J...

 

Helen L. Soule

Helen L. Soule, 90, of Gering, died at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff on Monday, November 27, 2017. At Helen’s request, cremation has been held and private family services will be held at a later date. Friends may visit...

 

Glen E. Walker

Glen E. Walker, 89, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Sunday, November 19, 2017. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017, at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimba...

 

District beefs up safety measures at local schools

Kimball Public Schools has implemented changes to the safety protocol and separated safety and crisis teams following a self-assessment last March. At that time, one concern stood out. The school’s...

 

Lady Longhorns fall to Dundy County-Stratton in title game

The Dundy County-Stratton LadyTigers held off Kimball in the championship game of the Kimball 4-Team Tournament over the weekend to take top honors and Potter-Dix won over Morrill for consolation and...

 

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