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Longhorn Building Debate Continues

The Kimball City Council discussed a variety of subjects at the July 16 regular monthly meeting. Among the items was an update on the City of Kimball swimming pool. The pool was built in 1982 and according to background information that Carson Sisk h...

 

A SPECIAL DEDICATION

A special dedication ceremony was held this past week for Jim Reeves, a counselor at Mary Lynch Elementary School, who passed away during the school year. Reeves' family was on hand to participate in...

 

Summer Church In The Park This Sunday

Dr. Alan Foutz from the Kimball Presbyterian Church will provide the sermon for the second “Church in the Park” on Sunday, July 28. Gotte Park will be the setting for breakfast at 8 a.m. and the service at 9:30 a.m. Last month, the Brad Reader...

 

Kimball Landfill Offers Money Saving Opportunity For Scrap Tires

Save yourself some good hard cash by participating in the Scrap Tire CleanUp. The normal rates for tire disposal at the Kimball Landfill are: car tires-$6.00 each, truck tire-$13.00 per tire and to...

 

Late Cutting Season For Farmers

Dix producer Chris Bogert said, “We are going to shoot for today!” (Friday, July 19). He thought that he would try cutting some of his wheat. “It is the last of the 100 degree days for a while and we might as well be in the combines.” Chris...

 

Current Missile Work Routine

Bairco Construction out of Lowell, Wyoming, is a prime contractor and has received the contact for replacing and rebuilding the surfaces of the Lauch Facility Contours, which is just basic maintenance and not related to the anticipated huge missile...

 

Women's Golf In Home Stretch At Four Winds

Weeks 4, 5, 6 and 7 of the Women's Golf Association League are in the books at Four Winds Golf Course with one week of regular play to go this summer Pattie Klinginsmith has been low-scoring and consi...

 

CLEANUP TIME

In the period from the 1950s and 1990s when this little town was booming from the discovery of oil and the building of missile sites, Kimball had service stations located up and down Highway 30 ...

 

Staff Size, Costs Down In Schools

The Kimball Public Schools board of education met for its regular board meeting on Monday, July 13. While the regular business meeting was conducted in quick fashion, of special notice was future financial savings to the district. Much of the reason...

 

Kimball Banner Chamber Carries On Without Home

The Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce is temporarily a chamber with no office space. According to Kimball-Banner County Chamber board member Annette Brower, Century 21 Realty has purchased the building where the chamber was located The...

 

New Firm Joins Kimball Realty Scene

Patty Haiar is not new to Kimball, but she has opened a new real estate office here – Kimball Realty at 110 W. 2nd St. in downtown Kimball. Haiar previously worked for L.E.S. Realty in Kimball and...

 

Grower Preparations In Full Swing For Approaching Harvest

As harvest inches closer and closer, preparations for harvest are in full swing. Located just east of Highway 71 in central Banner County, Justin Stauffer said that they are currently preparing machinery for harvest. “We had a little hail, but noth...

 

Kimball Gets 2 Movies under stars

Mark your family calendar for two Movies in the Park this summer, July 20 and Aug. 17. The movies will begin at dark, so don’t be late. The Goodhand Theatre will play “Wonder Park” on the 20th of July, so bring your lawn chairs, blankets and...

 

Klinginsmith Wins Three Weeks In A Row

With results for three weeks of the 2019 Women's Golf Association play in the books, Pattie Klinginsmith captured low gross score all three weeks, although she had to share week three with Phyllis...

 

Festivities Attract Up To 250 To Gotte Park

Kimball Kiwanis member Kayla Fennell displayed her "fun little hidden talent" at the 2nd annual Kiwanis "Fun on the Fourth" event in Gotte Park that attracted an estimated 200 to 250 people. Kayla...

 

This Week In Local Ag

Wheat farmers are “patiently” waiting for the wheat to turn golden, dry up a bit and then harvest will get underway. Farming south and west of Kimball, Paul Heidemann said he has plenty of moisture on his wheat and hay millet. Paul thought it...

 

HAPPY CAMPERS

Mary Lynch students obtained a stronger background in science last week as over 30 children in grades K-6th participated in the first ever summer camp of its kind here. Kimball Public School...

 

Tire Clean-Up Time Coming Soon

Tire Clean Up Days is tentatively set for August 5-17, according to Kim Barnwell at the Kimball City office, Kimball has received a Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality grant to accept tires from individuals and businesses, but no tire...

 

Cool, Moist Weather Delays Crops For County Growers

As spring turns to summer, area farmers are working from early morning to sundown in the fields. They are rushing around trying to get as much done as possible and hoping to minimize breakdowns....

 

TAi Chi For The Young At Heart

Roberta Marshall, 88½, has been a participant of the Tai Chi class for "several years". Roberta, a resident of Vista Villa said, "It is good for bones and muscles" and "I hear it helps with bal...

 

Local Man Transported On Second Felony Warrent

An arrest warrant out of Laramie County, Wyoming, was issued for Jarred Michael Neuhalfen of Kimball. The warrant was issued on June 20 as a result of a “failure to appear” for an arraignment on three felony charges in Laramie County. The...

 

Dix Beats The Odds, Gets New Post Office

Three and a half years after the U. S. Post Office in Dix was closed due to mold and structural issues, a new post office building has been set down and is expected to open in late July, although no...

 

Youth Involvement In Potter

On the first day of YIP camp, five-year old Potter resident, Emeri Reeve declared "This is so much fun." Emeri and 21 other K-6th graders were picking up trash in Potter. YIP is Youth Involved in...

 

New Teacher Hired At Mary Lynch

Kimball native Kaitlin Knaub received an elementary teaching contract at the Kimball School Board meeting on June 10. Kaitlin will be teaching 5th and 6th grade reading and is thrilled to be starting...

 

Kimball Welcomes Tour de Nebraska For The First Time

"Howdy" to all the Tour de Nebraska bikers! Over 460 riders will arrive in Kimball on Wednesday, June 19, and exit north to Scottsbluff on Thursday morning. The ride starts in Sidney, then they travel...

 

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