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 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 23, 2017 

Kimball's annual Spelling Bee winners

It takes awhile to narrow down the top 30 spellers in grades four through eight at Kimball schools, but the annual Kimball Spelling Bee finally did just that. Each of the five grades were represented...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 23, 2017 

Stolen vehicles used to commit additional crimes

Four stolen vehicles in one week in Kimball County led to the recovery of a stolen Dodge pickup from Sedgwick, Colo., behind the Dix Bible Church according to Kimball County Sheriff Investigator...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 23, 2017 

Clean up costly for Kimball crews

After years of trying, the City of Kimball was finally able to complete the abatement process at 212 S. Burg St. in Kimball, a property they have attempted to abate since 2010, according to Kimball...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    February 23, 2017 

Friends and Neighbors: Wayne Robbins Family; Friends of the KVFD

The Wayne Robbins family and subsequently Z&S Construction have been generous donators and supporters of the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department for generations. Three to be exact. Wayne Robbins became...

 
 Obituaries    February 23, 2017 

Louise M. Perry Jay

Louise M. Perry Jay, 91, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Sunday, February 19, 2017. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 25, 2017 at St. Joseph's...

 
 Obituaries    February 23, 2017 

Daryl W. Smith

Daryl W. Smith, 51, of Hastings, died on Thursday, January 5, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 27, 2017 at the Cantrell Funeral Home with Pastor Ben Witfield officiating. Inurnment will be held in the Bushnell...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    February 23, 2017 

Students present tobacco/drug free

On February 7, 2017 five high school students along with their counselor, Chauncey Pedersen, met with the Kimball County Commissioners to give a quick presentation about their work in promoting a...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Lady Longhorn season ends at sub-district

The Kimball Lady Longhorns saw their season come to an end with a loss in the finals of the C2-12 sub-district tournament this past week. After winning 63-34 over Bayard in first round play, the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Kimball boys fall to Mitchell 64-58

The regular season closed out on a losing note for the Kimball High boys as they lost at Mitchell Friday night 64-58. The loss leaves Kimball at 12-9 in the win/loss column heading into this week's...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Kimball youth is growing up with the women's wrestling movement

At not quite twelve years old, Sierra Starr Boviall continues to make a name for herself among young wrestlers. Boviall, a student at Potter-Dix schools, lives in Kimball with her grandmother, Penny...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 23, 2017 

Jock Talk

Mike Daum is making big news again this week and if you haven’t already read, and watched some of the National news stories about his play this past week, you must be hiding out in a cave somewhere. Big Mike, the former Kimball High standout who is...

 
 News    February 23, 2017 

$15,000 raised for local tumbling program

Saturday, February 18, was the site of a recent fundraising at the Historic Kimball High School Gym. Local women, Brooke Kiefer and Riley McNees raised just under $15,000 for the Kimball Carpenter...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    February 16, 2017

Tax exemption requests heard

The Board of Equalization met on Tuesday, Feb. 7, for their regularly scheduled bi-monthly meeting. Scheduled for that meeting was a public hearing and discussion of Permissive Exemption Applications for both the Kimball County Hospital...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    February 16, 2017

Commissioners consider Kimball County roads and bridges

Kimball County Commissioners held a public hearing to receive comments about the proposed One and Six Year Road Improvement Program during their regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 7. With no comments from the public, after some additional discussion...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    February 16, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Mike Winget

Mike Winget is living his childhood dream, right here in Kimball. Since the beginning of this month Winget is the newest member of the Kimball Police Department (KPD). Winget grew up with two... Full story

 
 By Harry Gillway    News    February 16, 2017

Sheriff's Corner: Immigration

The other day I checked Facebook and a friend had posted a video from a Veteran Marine, Steven Gern working as a contractor in Iraq. What he said made perfect sense and reasonable about the 90 day imm...

 
 Obituaries    February 16, 2017

Harold D. Steele

Harold "Spike" D. Steele, age 94 of Potter, NE passed away at Kimball County Manor Monday, February 6, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Saturday, February 11th in the Prairie West...

 
 Obituaries    February 16, 2017

Verna Buckius

Verna L. Buckius, 75, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. Cremation has been held and family arranged memorial services was held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, February...

 
 Obituaries    February 16, 2017

Douglas E. Tomich

Douglas E. Tomich, 71, of Kimball, died at the Medical Center of the Rockies on Tuesday, February 7, 2017. Following Doug's wishes, his body was donated to the State of Nebraska Anatomical Board....

 
 Obituaries    February 16, 2017

Amanda D. (Milton) Cronkhite

Amanda Danielle (Milton) Cronkhite passed away suddenly at home after a lingering illness, Wednesday, January 11, 2017. Amanda was born January 22, 1983 in Denver, to Colin and Wanda (Hoskin) Milton....

 
 Obituaries    February 16, 2017

Gary Randles

Gary Randles, 71, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Sunday, February 12, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    February 16, 2017

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... Full story

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 16, 2017

Unlawful dumping = big costs

Disposing of unwanted items alongside county roads is a growing concern, is considered littering and is unlawful by Nebraska revised state statute 28-523. With hundreds of miles of county roads in...

 

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