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 News    October 30, 2014 

Truck overturns at roundabout

A Sidney man was injured Tuesday when a tractor trailer hauling beets that he was driving tipped over while going through the Kimball roundabout. Robert Johnson was maneuvering the tractor trailer...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 30, 2014 

Mayor, commissioner candidates seek votes at forum

Candidates for Kimball mayor and county commission answered questions at a forum last Thursday hosted by a Kimball High School civics class. The forum was put on by one of Jeri Ferguson’s civics classes. The students spent time researching...

 
 By John Verser    News    October 30, 2014 

Smith talks government, answers questions during visit with KHS students

Congressman Adrian Smith talked about his work and answered questions about a variety of topics during a visit last week with a Kimball High School government class. Smith, a Republican from Gering,...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 30, 2014 

Kimball provides KENO funds to Bushnell

The Kimball City Council provided KENO funds to the Village of Bushnell and discussed the roof of the Kimball Event Center at the regularly scheduled Oct. 21 meeting. Bushnell approached the city council for KENO funds at the meeting. The village req...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 30, 2014 

Commissioners approve bids for courthouse work

County commissioners have been planning on some changes to the courthouse, and in order to move forward they accepted bids for the construction of a counter and room divider on the third floor of the courthouse. The county has been working to move...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 30, 2014 

Planning commission discusses housing study

The City of Kimball Planning Commission discussed the upcoming housing study at its Oct. 20 meeting. The meeting opened with a public hearing on whether or not to add specific conditional uses to the C-1, C-4, C-5 and C-6 zoning districts. The...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Kimball Area Foundation Dinner and Auction set for Nov. 7

The Kimball Area Foundation 4th Annual Benefit Dinner and Auction is set for 5:30 p.m. on Nov. 7. The Kimball Area Foundation Fund has been in existence for several years. It was established as an affiliated fund of the Nebraska Community Foundation...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Think Pink

These six shoes have been decorated to raise funds as part of breast cancer awareness month and to raise funds for Festival of Hope, which helps cancer patients in Western Nebraska and Eastern...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

City economic development wins award for website

The City of Kimball Economic Development received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2014 project in the category of general purpose website for communities with populations of less than 25,000 from the International Economic...

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Quilts for the needy

First English Lutheran Church quilters made 34 quilts for Lutheran World Relief. They will be given to the needy in third world countries....

 
 News    October 30, 2014 

Operation Christmas Child boxes must be returned by Nov. 24

The deadline to fill shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child is approaching. They must be filled and turned in by Nov. 24. Operation Christmas Child is a project of the Samaritans Purse organization, and provides toys, clothes and more to needy...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 23, 2014

RESURRECTING THE OIL DERRICK: Kimball oil derrick has a new home

Those driving down the I-80 will no doubt have a new landmark in their line of vision near Kimball. Last Wednesday, the Kimball oil derrick was raised and placed on land out by the golf course. The...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 23, 2014

Got junk? 'Upcycle' it by creating art or other objects

America Recycles is an event that cities and communities participate in country wide on or around Nov. 15. This initiative was set forth by Keep America Beautiful and the local Keep Kimball Beautiful...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Food drive success: Students collect over 1,000 pounds of food for pantry

On Oct. 11, 30 students and five adults from the Kimball community distributed 1,000 bags and flyers to houses and apartments in Kimball. A week later, on Oct. 18, another group of 30 students and...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 23, 2014

Businesses owned, operated by women are thriving in Kimball

There are many differences between Kimball and other places. One of them is the way Kimball treats those looking to start a business. Where most places make it a hassle for a woman to start a...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Sam Glenn to speak Oct. 30 in Kimball

The Kimball High School senior civics class is bringing a special speaker to Kimball in the form of nationally renowned speaker Sam Glenn. Glenn is a well-known speaker, author and winner of multiple awards such as “Best Speaker of the Year.”...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

British author speaks at Kimball Public Library

Tim Slessor, author and BBC documentary filmmaker, visited the Kimball Public Library last Sunday. Slessor entertained his audience with a comedic take on the relationship between British and...

 
 News    October 23, 2014

Kimball-Banner 4-H annual awards

The Kimball-Banner 4-H Club held its award ceremony on Sunday at Kim Bowl. In addition to those pictured, awards included First-year members Alex Anton, Aiden Drake, Ethan Evans, Kyle Evans, Kylie...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

Potter-Dix Homecoming Royalty

Ryley Hicks was crowned Potter-Dix High School homecoming queen and Sammie Gingerich was crowned homecoming king Friday night at halftime of the football game against Garden County. Pictured, from...

 
 By John Verser    News    October 16, 2014

Accounting error leads to change in operation at head start

Head start and early head start in Kimball and Scotts Bluff counties will see a change in the group that administers the programs. An accounting error in the 2010-2011 fiscal year by Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska, which runs the...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 16, 2014

Kimball school board approves changes to football lighting

The Kimball school board approved a fix for lighting at the football stadium at Monday’s regular monthly meeting. The board discussed in a previous meeting how the lighting was considered dangerous. As a result of this dangerous situation, several...

 
 News    October 16, 2014

KHS students to collect for food pantry on Saturday

In an effort to stock to Kimball Community Food Pantry, students from Kimball Public Schools distributed plastic sacks and flyers to each residence in Kimball on Saturday, Oct. 11. Starting at 9 a.m....

 
 News    October 16, 2014

Shoe decorating contest to help those with cancer

Kimball resident Fran Wallin was traveling recently when she came upon an interesting contest. Wallin, who heads the local Relay For Life, saw the pink shoe decorating contest and wanted to bring it to Kimball to highlight those suffering from...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    October 16, 2014

Council approves housing study, changes in zoning for RV park

A public hearing for an amendment to the City of Kimball zoning ordinance to amend district C-4 traveler services district conditional uses was held at the Oct. 7 city council meeting. The rezoning of the property on which now sits a future RV park...

 
 By John Verser    News    October 16, 2014

State administrator talks taxes, water at local Farm Bureau annual meeting

Nebraska Farm Bureau Chief Administrator Rob Robertson spoke on the organization's commitment to agriculture and what it was doing to overcome challenges in the state at last Thursday's annual...

 

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