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 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

2 school board members moving, will resign in August

A pair of Kimball school board members will resign next month. Theresa Keller and Jarrod Schnell are both moving out of the district and their resignations will be effective in August. The board will appoint replacements until the next general...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

Calvert files suit against Village of Bushnell

A lawsuit filed against the Village of Bushnell will be heard in Kimball's District Court on Aug. 4 The plaintiff, Emerson F. Calvert, seeks a continuation of a temporary injunction until trial....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

KVFD to purchase 'blighted' house, raze it for parking

The Kimball Fire Department will soon see its location expand. Fire Chief Rick Wynne was given permission at the July 21 Kimball City Council meeting for the department to purchase a house adjacent...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

Friends and Neighbors: Hicks teaches cross-fit classes in both Kimball and Sidney

Many 17-year-old seniors are contemplating how to spend the last year of high school. However, Potter-Dix High School senior Regyn Hicks is not. Hicks is teaching adults how to live a healthier, more...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Donica Enevoldsen to hold piano recital Sunday

On Sunday, Aug. 2, area residents will have an opportunity to hear an outstanding piano recital by Donica Enevoldsen. The recital will begin at 3 p.m. in the Harry McNees Auditorium at Kimball High...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

First-ever Windblown Arts Festival set for Aug. 15 in Bushnell

The Village of Bushnell will be the place to be Aug. 15. The Sisters Grimm, Bushnell’s bookstore and coffee shop is hosting Windblown Arts Festival, with live music, food, crafts and more. There is no cover charge. Live music will feature Martin...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Benson receives award for 'building client relationships'

William Benson of the financial services firm Edward Jones in Sidney recently won the firm’s Frank Finnegan Award for his exceptional achievement in building client relationships. “It’s truly an honor to receive recognition for building...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

Riding through town

This mysterious man rode east into Kimball last Wednesday. Art Lamely rode his horse, Big John, on Hwy. 30 east to Sidney. He is originally from Broken Bow and said he has been riding across the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

Kimball council approves improvement requests

The Kimball City Council approved three Main Street Design and Improvement grant requests at its regularly scheduled meeting July 21. The first of the three requests came from the Kimball State Bank for landscaping improvements at 205 S. Locust...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

KHS golf tourney set for Aug. 15 at Four Winds

The 24th annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Classic is set for Saturday, Aug. 15, at the Four Winds Golf Course in Kimball. The event is a four-person scramble tournament open to players of all abilities, and a truly fun 18-hole event. Lunch...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

GOLDEN BROOM AWARD WINNER

Keep Kimball Beautiful has given the Golden Broom Award to Arne Christensen, owner of the Kimball Bakery, for the new mural that was painted onto the south-facing bakery wall. Presenting the award...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

KKB receives 24K grant

Kimball recently received nearly $24,000 in grant money from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality for the Keep Kimball Beautiful campaign. The NDEQ awarded more than $2,257,000 in grants through the Waste Reduction and Recycling...

 
 By John Verser    News    July 30, 2015 

Students learn, print designs at Maker Space Camp

It did not take students long to learn design skills and more at last week's Maker Space Camp at the Kimball Public Library. Students learned design work and more at the camp, and their designs were...

 
 News    July 30, 2015 

6 represent Kimball at RYLA Camp

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is a leadership training program sponsored by Rotary International that promotes, encourages, and rewards outstanding young people who want to become better leade...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

The McGinnis family is plenty busy at fair time

A mother of four is always busy, but becomes even busier at county fair time. That is certainly the case for Julie McGinnis, whose four boys will show their fair share of livestock next week at the an...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

The Kimball Banner County Fair kicks off Tuesday

All is fair in Kimball and Banner counties, as participants, contestants, vendors and entertainers prepare for the 97th Annual Kimball-Banner County Fair. The fun begins Tuesday, Aug. 4, at 9 a.m....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 30, 2015 

Plenty of entertainment at the county fair

Cowboy wit, classical country and a billboard charted hit titled “You Can Leave.” All this and more for two nights of entertainment at the Kimball-Banner County Fair. The Flying W Wranglers will kick off the shows on Friday night at 7:30 p.m.,...

 
 By John Verser    News    July 23, 2015

Commissioners send warning to vets service committee

The Kimball County Commissioners voted to send a warning to the county’s veterans service committee at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled commissioners meeting. The commissioners unanimously voted to have board attorney Audrey Elliott draft a letter...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 23, 2015

3 designs shown for underpass

Three new design options for Kimball's historic underpass were showcased for more than 20 citizens at an open house Tuesday, July 14, at the Kimball Event Center. More than a dozen engineers,...

 
 News    July 23, 2015

THE GOLD MINER'S DAUGHTER

Several cast members of the Potter-Dix Children's Theater perform the song "King of the Road" during Friday's performance of the play, "The Gold Miner's Daughter," at the historic American Legion...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 23, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: County shuttle wins award, provides affordable transportation

No taxi, no problem. Kimball has something even better, not to mention cheaper - the award-winning Kimball County Shuttle. While attending a new manager training, LouAnn Gawith accepted an award for...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    July 23, 2015

Veterans History Project: Everett L. Kelley

Everett L. Kelley of Kimball did his part in the effort to help bring down the Nazi regime in World War II. At the tender age of eighteen, he knew the Selective Service would be after him. He made his way to the U.S. Army recruiter’s office in...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 23, 2015

Illinois man dies in I-80 crash

A one vehicle accident west of Bushnell on Interstate 80 cost an Illinois man his life. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, on Thursday, July 16, Joseph Geeting, 43, of Rockford, Ill., veered off the interstate in a 2015 Peterbilt, owned by Cold...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 23, 2015

School breakfast, lunch prices to see slight increase in 2015-16

The cost to feed students at Kimball schools was raised at the regular board meeting for the Kimball Board of Education held July 13. “Again we try to slowly creep towards our free and reduced amount,” Superintendent Marshall Lewis said. “This...

 
 By John Verser    News    July 23, 2015

Veterans service committee talks budget, commissioners

The Kimball County Veterans Service Committee looked at budgetary concerns and talked about recent issues with the county commissioners at a special-called meeting last Thursday afternoon. The meeting was also attended by county commissioner Daria...

 

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