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 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 24, 2014 

New Faces: Meet the new school staff

A new school year is on the horizon and among the hustle and bustle of getting classrooms ready and establishing lesson plans are 12 new teachers. Two of those new teachers are Chelsie Autrey and...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 24, 2014 

Firmness and Tact

Wesley and Anna Mietus hosted a lunch gathering for congressman Adrian Smith on Saturday, July 19. At the intimate gathering of roughly 25 people, Smith was able to converse with most in attendance...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 24, 2014 

Breen removed from Ash defense

Kelly Breen, who has represented Vencil Ash leading up to his retrial on first degree murder charges, was removed from Ash’s defense by Judge Derek C. Weimer at his own request the morning of July 22. At the opening of the hearing to introduce...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 24, 2014 

Dogs removed from Dix sent to rescue in Colorado

The dogs taken from the residence at 214 Spruce Street in Dix have been sent to a rescue in Colorado. According to D'nette Eastman, Veterinarian Technician for the Prairie Animal Hospital in Kimball,...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 24, 2014 

Stuff the School Bus comes to Kimball

With the summertime quickly drawing to a close, parents and children are starting to descend upon local businesses to once again gather supplies for the new school year. However, though many families...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 24, 2014 

Expansion of local businesses highlights need for additional rental properties

A community cannot thrive and grow without people to make it grow. Unfortunately, Kimball has not seen much, if any, growth in the past 10 to 15 years. Kimball City Administrator Daniel Ortiz explained the importance of having a wide spectrum of...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 17, 2014

Cook-off raises $1,000 for Shop With a Cop

Nothing brings a community together better than the promise of good food and fundraising, except maybe a competition of who makes the best food. On Saturday, July 12, Kimball's Twelfth Annual Rib...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 17, 2014

Kimball Ambulance approved as EMS Advanced Services Transport

The Kimball County Ambulance crew's hard work since Carla Goranson's appointment as director has paid off in a big way. Recently, the ambulance has been approved to run as a State of Nebraska EMS Adva...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 17, 2014

CAPWN files for Chapter 11

The Community Action Partnership of Western Nebraska (CAPWN) is a non-profit community based health and human services organization that serves low income and disadvantaged persons who are unable to meet their own needs through other resources....

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 17, 2014

Welcome Center enjoys successful first year of business

On July 8, 2014, The High Point Welcome Center turned one year old. On Friday, July 11, the welcome center had its 10,000th visitor. In a mere year the welcome center has become a hub of activity and...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 17, 2014

"The Great American Duck Parade" coming to Potter

The Potter-Dix Children's Theater will be putting on a production of "The Great American Duck Parade" Friday, July 18 at the American Legion Hall in Potter. The play centers around the character of...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 10, 2014

Kimball residents celebrate Independence Day

On July 4, Americans everywhere gather to celebrate their country's Independence Day. Everyone does so a little differently, however, the main theme of the day is one of national pride. In Kimball it...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 10, 2014

Lawsuit against Nolting dismissed by Judge Weimer

The lawsuit against Village of Bushnell Board of Trustees Chairman Timothy Nolting, brought forth by Emerson “Fal” Calvert, has been dismissed by Judge Derek C. Weimer. Calvert, who owns the property referred to as the “old lumberyard” in the...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 10, 2014

Local artist Amber Wilke makes keepsakes out of nature

When thinking of art people generally picture paintings. However, there are various mediums in which art can be expressed. Amber Wilke is a local artist who expresses her art through making baskets....

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 10, 2014

Facebook post leads to investigation of Dix property

An incident of suspected animal neglect and abuse in the Village of Dix was investigated by the Kimball County Sheriff's Office this past week. Posts on the Facebook page for the High Plains PAW Inc....

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 10, 2014

International 4-H Youth Exchange Brings Switzerland Native to Kimball

The International 4-H Youth Exchange (IFYE), is a program that affords youths 19 and older the opportunity to travel to another country to learn about agriculture. Recently Mark and Jenna Miller were...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 10, 2014

Dan Kinnison reflects on his time in Kimball

Dan Kinnison has been a long time resident of Kimball. He has seen it grow and evolve over the years and has made it his home. Recently Kinnison was asked to participate in the Honor Flight, a trip to...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    July 3, 2014

Painter works to preserve Nebraska's legacy through art

The old saying goes that a picture is worth a thousand words. Pictures can bring one back to a single moment in time. Pictures can let people see time periods long passed and loved ones long taken...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 3, 2014

UNL interns in Kimball for the summer

Kimball is participating in an internship for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln this summer. For eight weeks Kimball is home to two interns from UNL and they will be helping several projects. The...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 3, 2014

School officials prepare for the fall semester

Summertime is generally marked by warm weather and the freedom of school children. Usually high school students seek out a summer job to make a little money for themselves and learn responsibility. Younger school age children frequent the pool or...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    July 3, 2014

Wolf Automotive celebrates 19 years of business

On Friday June 27, 2014 Wolf Automotive celebrated their 19th Anniversary. They celebrated the occasion with a barbecue and the presence of a local radio station. They also brought in several older model cars to have on display as a tribute to years...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    June 26, 2014

Weisbrook pens book to raise awareness about Alzheimer's

Several people gathered in Larsen's Jewelry last Friday to congratulate Carma Weisbrook, Mary Lynch Elementary School fifth grade teacher, on a job well done. Weisbrook recently wrote and published a...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 26, 2014

City Council discusses options for rail spur funds

The subject of how to word the option voters will get on the November ballot concerning what will be done with the funds that have been collected for the abandoned rail spur project was discussed at the City Council meeting the night of Tuesday,...

 
 By Daniel Thompson    News    June 26, 2014

Ricketts endorsed by Nebraska Farm Bureau in Kimball

The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation Political Action Committee officially declared their endorsement of Republican gubernatorial candidate Pete Ricketts at the Diner in Kimball on Monday June 23. Rick...

 
 By Sydney Yalshevec    News    June 26, 2014

Summer time brings influx of snakes, need for education on how to avoid injury

In the summer time, Kimball sees an influx in snakes in the area, predominantly in bullsnakes and rattlesnakes. As a result, residents should be up to date on what to do if they encounter either of...

 

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