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 News    May 26, 2016 
 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 26, 2016 

Council considers unsafe buildings, excess property and the Event Center

An unsafe building that plagued the City of Kimball for the last year was moved off of the registry for such properties, and pending litigation over the matter was dismissed, with approval from the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 26, 2016 

Attorney's letter prompts open discussion

A matter of etiquette for all county employees came to light during last week’s Kimball County Board of Equalization Meeting, Tuesday, May 17, following a letter addressed to the Nebraska Department of Revenue. Kimball County Assessor Sherry...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 26, 2016 

Friends and Neighbors: LaValla Reher

A very strong and independent woman -- now, as she always has been, LaValla Simms-Reher stays strong by staying very involved with her passion, horses. Reher was born in Sterling, Colorado, to...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 26, 2016 

Swimming pool to open late

New improvements at the Kimball Public Swimming Pool have manager, Carla Goranson excited to get the pool open again this summer, though forecasted weather may delay the opening. The City of Kimball has ordered a basketball hoop, additional tables,...

 
 By Larissa Binod for the Western Nebraska Observer    News    May 26, 2016 

KKB embraces and appreciates volunteers as community partnerships continue to grow

Keep Kimball Beautiful (KKB) has cultivated a number of community partnerships in our efforts to impact the local environmental education/stewardship, provide opportunity for recycling, honor nature spaces and promote our community. The Keep Kimball...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 26, 2016 

Small traffic infraction leads to big arrest

A simple traffic stop led to the arrest of a California man in Kimball on Tuesday, May 17. According to an affidavit obtained from the Kimball County Court, Nebraska State Patrol Trooper L. J. Kelley was patrolling east on I-80 when he observed a...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    May 26, 2016 

Veterans History Project

In 1962, there weren’t many jobs to be had. A young man who had quit school might not get a job if there was one to be had. Walter Cummings (Walt) had wanted to help out at his Grandparent’s farm and didn’t consider school so important so he...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 26, 2016 

Local officer traded life in a branch of the military for life like a tree with a whole lot of branches

Memorial Day weekend is upon us. This brings to mind, those brave men and women who have given the ultimate sacrifice with giving their lives, as well as all of those who have sacraficed time, effort...

 
 News    May 19, 2016  
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 19, 2016

Mother's Day accident sends two to area hospitals

A Mother’s Day accident northwest of Kimball sent two Kimball men to area hospitals. The accident, involving just one vehicle, occurred at approximately 9 p.m., according to Kimball County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Travis Terrill. The driver of the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 19, 2016

May is National Mental Health Month

How does it feel to live with a mental illness? Clinical terms are the words used by professionals to describe the symptoms of a disorder, but often times those words don’t do justice to what life with a mental illness feels like. As May is...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 19, 2016

Longhorn Country

“On the 55th anniversary of our graduation from Kimball County High School, the Class of 1961 would like to present this marquee designating the north entrance to the high school campus. We thank...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 19, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Laurie Janicek

Laurie Janicek, Mary Lynch Elementary School Instructor, recently received an award created to recognize educators who have made a major impact over the years in the fields of economics and personal...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    May 19, 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 veterans and better understand the realities of war. A...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 19, 2016

Honor Flight comes through Kimball

The Honor Flight Network's mission is to transport America's Veterans to Washington, DC to visit those memorials dedicated to honor the service and sacrifices of themselves and their friends. Honor...

 
 News    May 19, 2016  
 By Staff Report    News    May 19, 2016

Kimball Math-letes participate in the West River Math Content

Courtesy Photo A total number of 440 students competed in the West River Math Contest that was held at the South Dakota School of Mines in Rapid City on May 9. Fourteen students from Kimball High...

 
 News    May 19, 2016  
 News    May 12, 2016  
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 12, 2016

Non-profit foundation supports local education

“The Kimball Public SchoolsFoundation does a lot of really cool things for the Kimball Public Schools, but I don’t know that people really know about us,” Foundation board member Michele Daum said. The Kimball Public Schools Foundation was...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 12, 2016

Ambulance offered full audit

Director of the Kimball County Ambulance Service received an offer for an in depth assessment of Kimball’s local ambulance service by the State of Nebraska. To that end, she asked the Kimball County Board of Commissioners this past week to...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 12, 2016

Flight insurance touted at health fair

Kimball Health Services hosted their 14th Annual Health Fair at the KHS North Campus on Friday and Saturday this past week. According to Kimball Health Services Public Relations Spokeperson, Kerry Fer...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 12, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Christy Warner

Christy Warner is grateful to once again reside in Kimball, and many reasons led her and her family to return. Warner, a 1993 Kimball High School graduate, married another Kimballite after...

 
 News    May 12, 2016  

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