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 News    August 25, 2016 
 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 25, 2016 

Ortiz accepts position in Iowa

According to the The Daily Freeman-Journal of Webster City, Iowa, Kimball City Administrator Daniel Ortiz has accepted the position of city manager in that city. Since as early as February 2015 Kimball City Administrator Daniel Ortiz has been on shor...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 25, 2016 

Debate heats up over Fitness Center's future

Discussion continues regarding the fate of the Event Center and the Fitness Center as the Kimball City Council struggles to balance a budget with a 40 percent decrease in sales tax. Efforts to balance the budget include council’s consideration for...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    August 25, 2016 

County approves refund exceeding $40,000 after TERC negotiations

Following negotiations, more than $40,000 in tax revenue will be refunded to Inspection Oilfield Services (IOS), formerly known as Castronics. This was reported at the regular Kimball County Board of Commissioners meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 16. The rep...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    August 25, 2016 

Where are they now: David Lockwood

Finance was an aspiration of David Lockwood's since 7th grade, now the Kimball High School graduate is living his dream. After graduation, Lockwood attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln where...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 25, 2016 

Banner County back-to-school supplies include provided laptops

Inevitably children across the nation are pulled, sometimes kicking and screaming, back into the routine of school long before they feel summer is over. Back-to-school means so many things, depending on who you are, but for juniors at Banner County...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    August 25, 2016 

KHS urges community to 'Get your glow on!'

The Seniors of Kimball High School (KHS) are putting together a Glow Run to raise money for the theater, and Friends of the Goodhand. Part of KHS teacher Jeri Ferguson’s curriculum is having the kids be more involved with the community. “They...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 25, 2016 

Council reduces allowable grass height by half

Zoning changes are nearly complete as the Kimball City Council held the second of three public hearings on the matter at the most recent meeting, Tuesday, Aug. 16. Reasonable requests submitted from residents were honored, according to City...

 
 News    August 25, 2016 
 
 By Larry Nelson    News    August 25, 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 veter...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 25, 2016 

Local VFW Post 2243 suffers low numbers, participation

Kimball’s VFW Post #2243 has been a Veteran’s of Foreign War member, chartered by congress, since October 1931. This long-lived and loved organization is in dire need of active members. Though the post has many members, the majority of those are...

 
 News    August 25, 2016 
 
 News    August 25, 2016 
 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    August 25, 2016 

Pride of Kimball Yard of the Week: Marie Janicek

Lifelong Kimball woman, Marie Janicek, received this week's Yard of the Week. A bountiful multitude of perennial wildflowers has graced Marie's impeccably manicured yard throughout the summer....

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 25, 2016 

Shooting gallery opens this Farmer's Day

Step right up, folks, and try your hand! A fun, new activity will be unveiled at the 90th Farmer’s Day in Kimball, brought forth by the Kimball Lion’s Club – an old-fashioned shooting gallery. “We thought it would be cool to have something...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 25, 2016 

Baby photo's requested for Farmer's Day contest

My you have a beautiful baby! The Farmer’s Day Baby Photo Contest has been an annual favorite for decades, but since 2014 the contest has taken on a new format. According to Kim Sharples, coordinator for the contest, in 2013 parents would bring...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 25, 2016 

85th Annual Potter Days September 1, 2 & 3

Potter Days kicks off its 85th year on September 1, 2016 with the crowning of Miss Potter Days at the Legion Hall on Thursday at 7 p.m. Friday’s events start at noon with burgers, pies, coffee and more at the Youth Center Stand followed by kids...

 
 News    August 18, 2016  
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 18, 2016

Hunsaker exits board, local ranchers donate meat for meals

The Kimball Board of Education began their regular meeting with an exit speech from longtime board member Jared Hunsaker and heard about a new program that bridges the local ranching community and sch...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    August 18, 2016

Windblown Art Festival

An eclectic mix of song and poetry usually found in larger venues will be gracing a prairie stage in peaceful Bushnell this weekend. Deb Carpenter-Nolting and husband Tim Nolting have been a large part of the Bushnell Days festival for many years. De...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 18, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Shauntae Daily

The sport of shooting may not be getting the recognition it deserves nationally, but here in Kimball, another young lady is making a name for herself in the competitive shooting circuit. Shooting...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    August 18, 2016

Banner County School Board readies for upcoming year

Seventeen new computers for every junior and a new 30 passenger bus approved for purchase by the Banner County Board of Education during the regular meeting on Aug 8. According to Lana Sides, superintendent, every junior that attends Banner school...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 18, 2016

Master Nebraska storyteller to perform at Kimball Public Library

“The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley” comes to the Kimball Public Library tonight, Thursday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m., when Charlotte Endorf will bring the story of Annie Oakley, one of America’s Wild West legends, to life. Oakley, born Phoebe Ann...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 18, 2016

CAPWN exits Chapter 11 proceedings

More than two years ago Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) board member announced that the organization needed to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy. Following that announcement the board and staff at CAPWN began making changes....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 18, 2016

Farmer's Day nominations open

The Farmer’s Day committee is ready to take nominations for the 90th Annual Farmer’s Day Grand Marshal, Outstanding Farmer and Outstanding Homemaker. According to Assunta Calise, the committee will entertain nominations through Sept. 9 for the...

 

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