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 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 28, 2016 

Build it and they will come

Build housing and industry will come. This was the message presented at a multi-county regional housing study presented by Keith Carl with Hanna:Keelan Associates of Lincoln, Nebraska on Tuesday, July 19 at the Kimball Event Center. The study, sponso...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 28, 2016 

Former Kimball man to be charged with burglaries

Tyler Tussing, 23, formerly of Kimball was arrested in Aurora, Colo., in possession of a stolen Dodge pickup from Wolf Automotive in Kimball according to Kimball Police Chief Darren Huff. Tussing was also in possession of an undetermined amount of...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 28, 2016 

Declining sales tax leads council to make tough choices

“Love it or list it,” Kimball City Council member James Schnell said, regarding the Kimball Event Center at the July 19 Kimball City Council meeting, amid serious budget concerns. “We are so strapped on our finances, we know now that the...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 28, 2016 

Friends and Neighbors: Nate and Heather Entingh

Nate Entingh was born in a suburb of Dayton, Ohio, his last name of Dutch origins. When he was six years old his mother, Paula Weiss, and three siblings moved to Julesburg, Colo., following his...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    July 28, 2016 

A supreme visit to Kimball County

The Honorable Chief Justice of the Nebraska Supreme Court, Michael G. Heavican met with Kimball County officials at the Kimball County Courthouse on Tuesday, July 19 for refreshments and conversation...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 28, 2016 

Board of Equalization upholds County Assessors recommendations

Kimball County saw no changes to land valuation following protests, according to state statute. A packed room opened the 8:30 am meeting of the Kimball County Board of Equalization (BOE) on Monday, July 25 concerning the 2016 property valuation...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 28, 2016 

Time running out for City zoning requests

The July 19 Kimball City Council meeting began with the second public hearing regarding planned zoning changes within corporate limits and the surrounding one mile planning jurisdiction. The proposed changes had some residents outside of city limits...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    July 28, 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...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 21, 2016

I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream

On July 14, Vista Villa held their 2nd annual Ice Cream Social. Doubling last year's numbers, approximately 55 people delighted in the sweet afternoon treat. Vista Villa sponsored the function but...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    July 21, 2016

Board of Equalization to finalize decisions July 25

Kimball County Zoning Administrator Sheila Newell questioned the validity of assessments made on several Kimball County properties when the Kimball County Board of Equalization heard tax valuation protests. A total of 18 protests were heard, many...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 21, 2016

Pokemon Go encourages activity and safety

Pokemon Go, a new location-based, augmented reality game, has people out of the house and exploring new places in search of the fictional characters with mystical powers. Not since the introduction...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 21, 2016

Ongoing investigation nets one suspect in custody and a recovered vehicle

One suspect is in custody and the Kimball Police Department continues to investigate recent burglaries and vandalism. According to Kimball Police Captain Andy Bremer, while the investigation is...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    July 21, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Cadence Temple

A love for books goes beyond a career for Kimball's newest librarian, as when she has a day off from the Kimball Public Library, Cadence Temple will wander around books stores "just to be around...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 21, 2016

Superintendent proudly announces district is fully staffed

Staffing for Kimball Public Schools was expected to be difficult this year, but Superintendent Marshall Lewis proudly informed the Kimball Board of Education at their July 11 meeting that "We are...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 21, 2016

Panhandle mosquitoes tests positive for West Nile Virus

A mosquito pool in the Nebraska Panhandle has recently tested positive for West Nile Virus according to a Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD) news release. West Nile virus is spread when mosquitoes feed on an infected bird. The mosquito can then...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 21, 2016

Hope for community garden has gone to seed

Jack and Gloria Cook have been enjoying the Community Garden for the past eight or nine years. For the Cooks, it's not just a way to produce their own food, it is fun and good exercise. Jack feels tha...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    July 21, 2016

Incoming KPS staff is excited for 2016-17

Kimball students may not yet be ready for the beginning of the school year, but Kimball Public Schools is already preparing, having hired eight new teachers and a new school nurse with a great mix of familiar and new faces. The one non-teaching...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 21, 2016

European classic motorcyclists' tour stops for bite in Kimball

Eighteen riders from Swizerland, Germany, Austria, and the Netherlands stopped in for a late lunch on July 11th at the Kimball Pizza Hut. Among the riders was editor in chief of Wheelies Magazine and...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    July 21, 2016

Local VFW post struggles to remain operational

Waning interest in the local Veteran’s of Foreign War (VFW) Chapter has officials questioning whether it should remain open. Post 2243 Commander, Joe Hernandez, an 86 year old Korean War veteran, informed the Nebraska State VFW Quartermaster, John...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    July 21, 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...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    July 21, 2016

KCSO deputy completes training, now certified

There’s a new sheriff in town, or rather, a new Certified Deputy Investigator. Anthony Osborn began working for the Kimball Sheriff’s Department in August of 2015. He attended the Nebraska Law Enforcement Training Center in Grand Island from...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    July 21, 2016

Lightening and wind cause multiple fires

The Kimball Volunteer Firemen were unusually busy this past weekend as five calls came in over the two days. All but one of the fires were due to dry grass caused by the high temperatures of the past...

 

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