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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 16, 2017

Annual Veterans Day program honored area vets past and present

Veteran's, friends, family, students, and staff filled the High School auditorium Wednesday, Nov. 8 for the annual Veteran's Day Program put on by the Kimball High Civics Class. The morning began...

 

Veterans Day dance well attended

More than 200 people showed up to support the local VFW and Kimball Area Foundation this past Saturday night for the 1st Annual Veteran's Day Dinner & Dance. Dinner entertainment was featured by...

 

Mary Lynch students honor area veterans at flagpole

More veterans arrived at the Mary Lynch Elementary School this year for the flag ceremony than in any year past, according to Elementary Principal Mike Mitchell. "I think it helped having it on a...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 16, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Mahlon Gingerich

There is a new face to the Kimball Police Department but not so new to the Kimball community. Mahlon Gingerich, grew up in Dix, working with his father, Sam, in the tree business. During high school G...

 

Shop with a Cop seeks donations for 2017 season

Kimball's Shop with a Cop crew is preparing for their seventh annual event. The crew includes volunteers from the Kimball School District, Potter-Dix School District, Kimball County Sheriff's Office,...

 

GED classes possible in Kimball

Some interest has been shown in a local GED course through Western Nebraska Community College and Panhandle Health Group. According to PHG Peer Educator Liz Williams, consumers have asked about a...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 16, 2017

Veteran's History Project: Kenneth C. Bush, Major, US Air Force, 1990 - 2013

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

 

Manor resident rides across Nebraska

The Kimball County Manor has a NuStep bicycle in their restorative program for residents to use for exercise. Two KCM residents have kept track of their progress across the state using a map and...

 

Local veterans recognized for efforts to rebuild and revitalize VFW Post #2243

Kimball's Veterans of Foreign War post #2243 was recently named an All American Post and so honored at the National Convention, on July 22-27 in New Orleans, for their outstanding activity and...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 9, 2017

Veteran's History Progect

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 Dakota Kuhns    News    November 9, 2017

Local shoe drive helps more than 25 countries and raises funds for community improvements

Shoe Drive was a success for the community of Kimball. 135 bags of shoes were collected over the past three months. Last Wednesday was pickup day, volunteers filled Beer and Loathing to help load the...

 

Kimball show choirs perform well at regional competition

Kimball High School's New Dimension took the stage on Nov. 4, at the Old West Choir Fest competition held in Scottsbluff. With 23 schools competing, New Dimension placed in the top 7, making it into t...

 

Employment changes may be in the near future

Following closed session during the Wednesday, Oct. 25 special meeting, the Kimball Board of Education announced that Kimball Superintendent of Schools, Marshall Lewis, mayno longer be employed at...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 2, 2017

Suspect is still on the run

According to Nebraska State Patrol, a Trooper was in search of a stolen vehicle, shortly after 11 p.m. Monday night, when he spotted the said vehicle, east of Chappell in Deuel County. The suspect...

 

Friends and Neighbors: Ed Avila

Boxing has been a part of Ed Avila's life since he first put on a pair of gloves at four years old. In 1958, at his grandmother's house, Ed received his first pair of boxing gloves and ten years later...

 

Council seeks public interview process for appointed officials

Mayor Keith Prunty appointed Katherine Terrill, longtime City of Kimball employee, as the City Clerk following Rosie Russell’s retirement. The process to hire a new City Clerk included accepting...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 2, 2017

A huge surprise was in store for Vicky Kaczar at Mary Lynch Elemntary

Long-time Mary Lynch employee Vickie Kaczar, received the surprise of a life-time last Thursday when, teachers, students and co-workers surprised her with a huge celebration for all her hard work at...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 2, 2017

Veteran's History Project: Vernon W. Hermann Boatswain's Mate 1st Class US Navy 1943 –1946

The Selective Service System reached out to a number of young men around the Country. This activity affected lots and lots of young Nebraska men as well. A group was contacted and assembled in the...

 

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