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 News    April 28, 2016 
 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 28, 2016 

County investigates alternatives for ambulance

The Kimball County Board of Commissioners opened their latest meeting, Tuesday, April 19 to a packed board room, with dozens of citizens and interested parties on hand to hear and discuss the Kimball...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 28, 2016 

Review the original opening night movie at The Goodhand

Imagine the excitement of opening night at the Goodhand Theatre in Kimball, May 1954, a night some may well remember – the smell of popcorn and the excited voices of the crowds waiting in line for tickets to see “Money from Home,” starring Dean...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 28, 2016 

Council considers kennels

Dogs running at large is becoming a concern for the Kimball City Council, as board member James Schnell and Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty broach that subject as well as dog kennels within city limits at the latest council meeting, April 19. “Last Frid...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 28, 2016 

Friends and Neighbors: Roger Gillming

Roger Gillming is a nonconformist when it comes to his role as retired after spending a total of forty years in homiletics, the study of composing and delivering a sermon, and helping with the...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 28, 2016 

Kimball FFA is in the house - the greenhouse, that is

Audrey Hepburn once said, "To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow." That very sentiment is echoed in the FFA Creed, "I believe in the future of agriculture," and enacted in the Kimball High...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 28, 2016 

Local coalition may be formed to prioritize substance abuse prevention

Substance abuse prevention is the focus of a newly formed coalition in Kimball County. Five representatives from Kimball County, Region 1 Behavioral Health Authority and Kimball Public Schools met last month to discuss youth substance abuse...

 
 By Daria Andersen-Faden    News    April 28, 2016 

LTTE: Regarding the Kimball County Ambulance

Patience is encouraged as fact finding on the ambulance precedes any action. Arriving at a hasty and poorly researched decision is not in the best interest of the residents of the county. Please be assured that I will pursue a well thought out...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    April 28, 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 veterans and better understand the realities of war....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 28, 2016 

Kimball vocal and instrumental music programs rocked the District Music Contest

Kimball competed in the 2016 District Music contest with more than 800 high school performers competing individually and as a group in both vocal and instrumental contests. Contestants from Banner...

 
 News    April 28, 2016 
 
 By Carla Goranson    News    April 28, 2016 
 
 By Staff Report    News    April 21, 2016

For the good of The Goodhand

Kimball High School students descended on downtown Kimball Friday, April 18 to lend a helping hand and ultimately help The Goodhand Theatre. The students in Geri Ferguson's Civics class organized the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 21, 2016

Two more resignations for Kimball Public Schools

Having already declared that this coming year would be a difficult one for hiring, Superintendent of Kimball Schools, Marshall Lewis, now has more hiring to do. The Kimball Board of Education accepted the resignations of two staff members at their...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016

A history of the Skate House

"Every limbo boy and girl, All around the limbo world, Gonna do the limbo rock, All around the limbo clock." Chubby Checker - "Limbo Rock" Once upon a time these lyrics could be heard as youngsters...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 21, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: The Potter Art Loft

When landscape artist Deb Salopek moved to Santa Fe, N.M., from Potter last fall, her little downtown Potter art studio sat empty. The empty space owned by the Potter Historical Foundation had been...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016

Sibal retires from Kimball County Courthouse

After nearly 17 years as the superintendent of the custodial crew at the Kimball County Courthouse, Pat Sibal is preparing for retirement. Sibal said he is somewhat trepidatious about his journey...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016

Adventure found on trip from Fairbanks to Key West

Matthew Pellegrini, 34, of Fairbanks, Alaska spent last weekend at Oliver Reservoir because of the storm. He has spent the last five months traveling from his hometown of Fairbanks to the farthest...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    April 21, 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 veterans and better understand the realities of war....

 
 By Lily Cunis    News    April 21, 2016  
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016  
 By Staff Report    News    April 21, 2016

Nebraska Public Transit Week in Kimball

The award-winning Kimball County Shuttle crew celebrated Nebraska Public Transit week April 11 - April 15 with games and prizes. The service offered free rides to patrons who brought food items for...

 
 News    April 14, 2016  
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 14, 2016

General surgeon offers services in Kimball weekly

Kimball welcomes a new general surgeon on staff, with a focus in rural surgical practice, meaning a general family medicine approach to surgery. Dr. Matthew Jansen comes to town from Sidney once each...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 14, 2016

Request exceeds refund of $99K in county taxes

Most are familiar with the member-owned electric co-op located in Pine Bluffs. The company serves customers in Wyoming, Nebraska and Colorado. According to the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for the company, Lindsay Forepaugh, Kimball County owes the...

 

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