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 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 27, 2015 

Former Kimball man cited on 5 counts of child abuse

Timothy Sinks, 23, formerly of Kimball, was issued a court citation on Aug. 4 based on a recent Department of Health and Human Services intake evaluation. Sinks is cited with five counts of child abuse, stemming from allegations made on July 6 of thi...

 
 News    August 27, 2015 

A ROCKIN' HOMECOMING

Did KISS visit Kimball High School for homecoming week on Monday? No. These students, from left, Arica McCloud, Ali Hunsaker, Danika Daum and Kailey Dickerson, dressed up as the popular rock band for...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 27, 2015 

Council nixes event center repair bids, seeks new plan

The Kimball City Council rejected a pair of bids for renovation of the Kimball Event Center and decided to seek a new repair plan at the Aug. 18 regularly scheduled meeting. The council expected a cost of just under $700,000 for upgrades according...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 27, 2015 

Friends and Neighbors: Johnson serves the community through a variety of ways

Virgil Johnson began serving his community long before coming to Kimball County and landing in Dix 20 years ago. Johnson, the pastor at Dix Bible Church, spent time as a missionary in Africa. He...

 
 News    August 27, 2015 

CHAMBER OF COMMERCE RIBBON CUTTINGS

The Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce held ribbon cuttings last week for the one-year anniversary of Beer & Loathing and the grand opening of Monkey Ranch Buffalo Tours...

 
 News    August 27, 2015 

South Platte NRD information session planned for Sept. 15

Prior to its public hearing on Sept. 15 on the Districtwide Ground Water Management Area rules and regulations, the South Platte NRD has a planned information session to provide information that has been presented to the South Platte NRD board over...

 
 By John Verser    News    August 27, 2015 

Flooding causes need for detour on CR49

The Kimball County Commissioners inked an agreement with a local landowner for temporary use of a portion of his land while a road is repaired. The commissioners approved an agreement with Troy Carruthers to use a portion of his land surrounding...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    August 27, 2015 

Veterans History Project: Richard 'Dick' Ament, U.S. Navy

Richard (Dick) Ament was on the verge of high school graduation in Marcus, Iowa. He knew the Country was at war in several different parts of the world. He also knew that once he left school, the Selective Service System could quickly snatch him up....

 
 News    August 27, 2015 

Class of 1965 members named Potter Days grand marshals

The 2015 Potter Days grand marshals are the members of the Potter High School graduating class of 1965. Twenty-four of the 37 graduates will be celebrating their 50-year class reunion the weekend of...

 
 News    August 27, 2015 

Highlighting new school personnel at Mary Lynch

Kelli Patterson School teaches at: Mary Lynch Elementary School. Year in teaching: 12th. Grade teaching: Kindergarten. Hometown: Kimball. Family: Rich, husband; Emma, daughter. Why did you get into...

 
 News    August 27, 2015 

Highlighting new school personnel at Potter-Dix

Chelsey Sullivan School teaches at: Potter-Dix High School. Year in teaching: First. Grade/subjects teaching: English. Hometown: Wymore. Family: Ethan, husband. Why did you get into teaching? I enjoy...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 27, 2015 

Fighting cancer at the Relay For Life

Preliminary funds raised from the 2015 American Cancer Society's Relay For Life in Kimball total more than $6,000, according to chairperson Fran Wallin, whose goal was to raise $7,500. The event was...

 
 By John Verser    News    August 20, 2015

Evertson fired as county VSO

The Kimball County Commissioners fired Veterans Service Officer Shaun Evertson Tuesday after an almost hour-long closed session with members of the county's veterans service committee. Evertson, who...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 20, 2015

New projects to serve as greeting at KHS

When longtime Kimballite Jim Robinson passed away last winter, his family asked that all memorial donations be given to the Kimball School Foundation. That money is now being used to update the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 20, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Freeburgs are keeping a century-old family tradition alive

In 1912, a Union Pacific Railroad engineer stationed in Cheyenne homesteaded 640 acres in Kimball County, just north and west of Bushnell. That man, Dave H. Sonday, and his wife, Etta, were deeded...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 20, 2015

Sasse talks government overreach, security in Kimball stop

Senator Ben Sasse made a stop in Kimball County during his first trip back to the panhandle after his election last fall. Sasse, a first-term Republican, visited with locals last Wednesday at the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 20, 2015

Dead Eye Shooters to help with 'Shootout' event

Local 4-H participants with the Dead Eye Shooters club will get the chance to help with the second annual Shootout at the Kimball Korral, a mounted shooting competition to be held Saturday and Sunday at the Kimball County Fairgrounds. The event...

 
 By Carma Weisbrook    News    August 20, 2015

Recycling trivia from KKB

August. Hot summer days, back to school, fair time, and garden harvests. In honor of back to school month, Keep Kimball Beautiful has a challenging trash trivia quiz. Give it a try. Questions 1. Fireplaces contribute to global warming by adding...

 
 News    August 20, 2015

Highlighting new school personnel at Banner County

Brandi Tallmage School teaches at: Banner County. Year in teaching: First. Grade teaching: Kindergarten. Hometown: Potter. Family: Shelly Tallmage, mother. Monte Tallmage, father. Why did you get into...

 
 News    August 20, 2015

Highlighting new school personnel at Kimball High School

Lindsey Maas School at: Kimball High School and Mary Lynch Elementary School nurse. Year in profession: Second year of nursing. Hometown: Kimball. Family: Luke Maas, husband. Why did you get into...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 20, 2015

Annual wheat harvest 'average,' says FVC official

The 2015 wheat harvest began when the first load was delivered to the Kimball elevator July 13. The harvest lasted just short of a 30 days, according to Drew Biesecker from Frenchman Valley Cooperative. He said the harvests brought in this year were...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 20, 2015

Kimball summer school deemed a 'success'

Summer school was a success, the Kimball Board of Education was told at its Aug. 10 meeting. Jamie Soper, director of special services for the district reported that summer school was a success with 27 attending the math jumpstart and 30 for the...

 
 News    August 20, 2015

Windblown Arts Festival

Several acts graced the stage at the first-ever Windblown Arts Festival held last Saturday in Bushnell. Those who performed include Martin Gilmore, Ryan Head, Ben Treffer, Deb Carpenter-Nolting and...

 
 News    August 20, 2015

Businesses pass NSP tobacco checks

Eight businesses passed the Nebraska State Patrol tobacco checks for the area that were held in July, the NSP announced this month. The NSP conducted the Synar checks in an effort to enforce laws prohibiting the sale or distribution of tobacco...

 
 News    August 20, 2015

Cross, Klinkhammer repeat as rodeo royalty

The Kimball Library was a busy place last Saturday as two beautiful and charming young women competed for the title of 2016 Kimball Rodeo Princess. Judges for the contest this year were Julianne...

 

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