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From Dix To Vietnam

The year, 1968. The country, this country, was deep in political upheaval, assassinations, drugs and demonstrations. Lyndon B. Johnson was President, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were...

Restoration Of Titan 1 Missile Gets A Look

The Titan I Missile on display at Gotte Park remains a bit of an attraction, but it has seen better days. Some are trying to bring those days back. A local plan of action has been taken to attempt to...

Underpass Update: It's Up To Mother Nature

Last week the contractor poured  the southeast and northeast paved swale that will be part of the decorative features between the rock slope and the new sidewalk - as well as completing the southeast sidewalk curb and pouring several pedestrian...

Weather Or Not, Service Set For Monday

Nothing like some late May snowfall to delay preparations for the annual Kimball County Memorial Day Service at Kimball Cemetery. But organizers hope to have everything in order for the star-spangled ceremony next Monday, May 27. Kimball Mayor...

Vets Get Close Look At Warren AFB

"A small way to give back to our local veterans," sKimball Mayor Keith Prunty said many times in the past few months. Prunty also said it countless times during the Francis E. Warren Air Force Base...

Buescher Takes Second At State

Mallorie Buescher, a young lady with Kimball ties, closed out an exciting senior season of tennis with a runner-up finish in the Nebraska Class B State Tournament held in Lincoln. Mallorie is a...

Kilgore Wins Gold

A memorable last track meet for Brady Kilgore as he closed out his Kimball High School athletic career at the Nebraska State Track and Field Championships at Omaha Burke Stadium. The recent Kimball...

2019 High School Sports Almost In The Books

The 2019 Nebraska State Track Meet is in the books, and we have local athletes who not only wrote their names into the State books, but also into their own school record books as well. Kimball High sent two athletes to this year’s State Meet and...

Don & Harriett Stull

Donald D. and Harriett M. Stull of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor, Don on May 17, 2019 and Harriett on January 8, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 23,...

Connie Gossett

Connie Gossett passed away on May 14, 2019 at her home in Granbury, Texas. Her husband, Jim Gossett, was with her. She is also survived by a daughter, Carol Lindell (wife of Blake Lindell), a son,...

Ed De Franco

Ed De Franco passed away peacefully at home with his beloved wife Betty, on May 17, 2019. A Memorial will be held at a later date. Ed was born on April 30th, 1942 in Akron, Ohio to Edward & Barbara De Franco. Ed developed a love for driving when he...

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