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 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 27, 2014 

Kimball Health Services may seek a change in affiliation

The Kimball County Commissioners heard from Kimball Health Services about its affiliation agreements at a lengthy meeting held Nov. 18. Ken Hunter, CEO of Kimball Health Services, along with Jim Cederburg, Chairman of the Kimball County Hospital Boar...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 27, 2014 

Kimball veteran recalls time spent in Korea

Raymond Little (Ray) of Kimball spent most of his growing-up years in Fort Collins, Colo. He was a scrappy kid, whose household could have been a little warmer. When he was 17, he had quit high...

 
 News    November 27, 2014 

A BOWLING TURKEY

A turkey (three strikes in a row) in bowling is celebrated.  At Kim Bowl, during the month of November, the "turkey" is especially honored.  Aaron Gillming, a third grader who bowls in the after...

 
 By John Verser    News    November 27, 2014 

KHS One-Act Play hosts first-ever dinner theater for community

Necessity is the mother of invention, and it also led to a wider viewing of Kimball High School's One-Act Play this fall. A larger than normal group of students out for the school's One-Act Play made...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 27, 2014 

Council hears update on event center roof, awards Keno funds

The Kimball city council received an update on the event center roof at its Nov. 18 meeting. After the meeting was called to order the current business included Keno grant applications from both the chamber of commerce as well as Shop with a Cop....

 
 News    November 27, 2014 

Unemployment rate improves locally

The unemployment rate for both Kimball and Banner counties improved from September to October, the Nebraska Department of Labor announced in numbers released last Friday. The October unemployment rate for Kimball County was 2.6 percent, a slight impr...

 
 News    November 27, 2014 

SPNRD, Pheasants Forever join forces on Oliver Reservoir project

At the November meeting the South Platte Natural Resources District, the board of directors approved the use of a half-acre plot at Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area for an outreach program to be undertaken by the Mile High Pheasants Forever chapter....

 
 News    November 27, 2014 

Kellers honored for conservation efforts by SPNRD

Top stewards have been recognized for their continuing efforts in three areas by the South Platte Natural Resources District. Sprenger Farms of Sidney, Steve Schumacher from Dalton and Kimball area...

 
 News    November 27, 2014 

'No Body to Murder' - Banner County One-Act Play

Banner County students performed their One-Act Play, 'No Body to Muder,' during a dinner theater last Saturday at the high school gym. Banner competed at conference competition last week, and will...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 20, 2014

Locals have photos displayed at Main Street Market

Photographs that represent the community is what Panhandle Coop wanted for its photo contest held over the spring and summer. That is what they got. Anyone in the area was welcome to enter so long as...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Live on stage

Members of the Kimball High School One Act Play rehearse Monday night for their performance of Sillyheart. They will host their debut performance Thursday, Nov. 20, at the Kimball High School...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 20, 2014

America Recycles event combines fun, education for children

The lords and ladies of Kimball were encouraged to attend this year's America Recycles event at Mary Lynch Elementary held last Friday. The elementary school eco club, which has played a big role in...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

High above the sky

Tracy Williams Pleiss, a Kimball native, flew in a brand new, state of the art helicopter into town Monday. She works for Midwest MedAir, which assists AirLink when things are busy or weather is...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 20, 2014

Those with gambling issues can get help locally

Gambling can be a fun recreational pasttime and proves to benefit the community in different ways. However, due to the nature of gambling, the risk and the possibility of reward, some people become addicted. Three percent of Nebraskans have a...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

2014-15 KHS FFA members

Members of the Kimball High School Future Farmers of America for the 2014-15 school year are as follows. Pictured, front row, from left, are: Ryan Soper, Connor Moore, Sebastian Portillo, Nicholas...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Performing live in Bushnell

Martin Gilmore, a musician out of Colorado, performed last Saturday at The Sisters Grimm in Bushnell. Gilmore played and sang a variety of tunes, from bluegrass to folk and even a few Irish songs. He...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

New FFA Greenhands

Several Kimball High School students received the Future Farmers of America's Greenhand Degree at a ceremony held last Thursday. To earn the honor, first-year FFA members must demonstrate knowledge...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Bogert named to all-state chorus

Samuel Bogert, a student at Potter-Dix Schools, was selected for the 2014 Nebraska All-State Chorus. Bogert, a Tenor II, is the son of Chris and Elizabeth Bogert of Dix. Approximately 3,000 students across the state audition for the Nebraska...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

KAF honorees

The Kimball Area Foundation honored Dr. Doug McConnell and his daughter, Larissa Binod, for their contributions to the foundation at the annual fundraiser banquet held Nov. 7. Jan Sears, KAF...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

Ferguson tabbed October Student of the Month

Congratulations to Kimball High School's October Student of the Month, Michael Ferguson. Michael has been very active during his time at Kimball Public Schools. At this point in time, Michael has...

 
 News    November 20, 2014

5th annual Ladies Night Out

Larsen's Jewelry Store held its 5th annual Ladies Night Out last Thursday. The theme for this year's event was an 'Oriental Evening.'...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 13, 2014

Veterans honored at Tuesday ceremony

There was a low rumble of chatter in the High School auditorium Tuesday - the kind of rumble that can be associated with many of Kimball’s community events. This event was different in that...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 13, 2014

Several local law enforcement officials are veterans

Veterans pepper careers of all kinds throughout the country. One career in particular where a lot of veterans can be found in the law enforcement field. The Kimball Police Department has three officers who are veterans. They are Captain Andy Bremer,...

 
 By John Verser    News    November 13, 2014

Kimball Area Foundation raises funds, presents grants at annual benefit

The Kimball Area Foundation is looking for a big project that it can sink its teeth into, said President Jan Sears. Friday's annual benefit dinner and auction will contribute to that goal. Although...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    November 13, 2014

City council discusses landfill, event center roof

The Kimball City Council discussed ongoing projects at its Nov. 4 meeting. Mayor James Schnell introduced the first topic for discussion, which was the landfill’s permit renewal. City Administrator Daniel Ortiz talked about the recent inspection...

 

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