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 News    June 23, 2016 
 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016 

Kimball board reviews tiny houses

Tiny houses are a trend sweeping the nation, according to thetinylife.com, this is a social movement where people choose to downsize the space they live in, often for the obvious long-term financial benefits, but also due to the freedom gained by...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016 

Shopping locally = community support

The Director of the Kimball-Banner County Chamber, Jo Caskey, is concerned about the future of Kimball, if it’s residents don’t take the issue of shopping locally seriously. “Shopping in Kimball, not only supports local businesses,” she...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 23, 2016 

Friends and Neighbors: Patty Shaw

This is a big year for the Andy Shaw Memorial Softball Tournament – it is 10 years old. The tournament first began as a fundraising effort for its namesake, Andy Shaw, according to his mom, Patty....

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016 

June - men's health month

June is touted “Men’s Health Month” and is celebrated across our country with health fairs, screenings and other health education and outreach programs. Men’s Health Month heightens the awareness of preventable health problems and encourages...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 23, 2016 

Support the American dream, shop locally

Owning your own business was the American Dream for years. Due to the availability of big box stores who buy in bulk so they may “pass” the savings on to the consumer, the little hometown stores are suffering. However, these big box stores do...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 23, 2016 

Kimball Child Care Center closing its doors June 30

Kimball Childcare Center and After School Program announced on Monday, June 20, in a press release that they will be closing the doors on Thursday, June 30, 2016. The release states, “It is with regret that we are closing this service but we...

 
 News    June 23, 2016 
 
 By Larry Nelson    News    June 23, 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 Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016 

Woman on a mission

Carolyn Carter and her husband, Steve, traveled through Kimball last Friday, June 17, during a two-month journey. Carolyn is attempting to become the first 'Woman Highwheel Rider' in the United...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 23, 2016 

County officials attend state workshop

Kimball County Commissioners recently attended a three-day state workshop in Kearney hosted by the Nebraska Association of County Officials. As part of a continuing education and leadership development series, the annual workshop provided these...

 
 News    June 23, 2016 
 
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 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Summer garden fun

Claudette and DuWayne Sundet moved to Kimball three years ago under the advice of doctors to slow down a bit. In the three years since buying their home at 308 Jefferson they have busied themselves...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

St. John's celebrates 100 years

A local church is soon to celebrate their established 100th anniversary, according to its pastor, Kenneth Mars whose wife was very instrumental in gathering information on the church history to share...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Citizens will soon see increased utility rates

Residents in both the city and county of Kimball will soon face higher utility costs and may soon see increased utility deposits as well following votes at the May 31 Board of Public Works meeting. Kimball’s utility deposit amount has remained stea...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Mars family

"As a father, I enjoy watching each of my children grow in their own unique ways, developing into the men and women God created them to be. What a privilege and joy to share that great adventure with...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Kimball Public Swimming Pool Lifeguard training deemed a success

The Kimball Public Swimming Pool is fully staffed for the year, and Director Carla Goranson is happy with her guards, though many are new. "I have never had this many new guards," she said. "That coul...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    June 16, 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 Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

Fireworks fundraiser under way for Kimball

It is nearly time to celebrate our nation’s independence. For more than a couple of decades the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department has put on a spectacular fireworks display with donations collected from local businesses, as well as from private...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Recent KHS graduate named scholarship winner

Monica Wasielewski was recently named one of 20 winners of the “Western Knowledge. Exceptional Communities.” essay contest sponsored by Fontanelle Hybrids. According to a recent press release the contest Fontanelle Hybrids awarded the winners...

 
 News    June 16, 2016  
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Local library offering genealogy class

Where did we come from? Does this age-old question spark the desire to learn more about ones heritage? The Kimball Public Library presents a new project for kids - “Explore your Heritage” camp with Ali Hunsaker and Jan Sears. The camp will be a...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

Be vigilant during mosquito season

June officially brings the start of summer and the beginning of mosquito season, according to Melissa Cervantes, Environmental Health Coordinator and Assistant Worksite Wellness Coordinator at the Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD). With the beg...

 
 News    June 16, 2016  

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