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Free School Supplies At Kimball HVAC

Free school supplies will be given out to Kimball and Potter-Dix students from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28, at Kimball HVAC & Air Conditioning, 119 E. 2nd St., Kimball. The supplies come courtesy of U.S. military veteran... Full story

 

Mark Down July 27 For Downtown Concert Rockabillaque

Maybe you have driven to Sidney or Scottsbluff to partake in their community concerts downtown. Maybe you moved here from another community and enjoyed going downtown or to the park on a Friday or Saturday night to relax with the locals while...

 

July 21 Organ Recital Features Nathaniel Mars

Area residents will have a special opportunity to hear major organ repertoire performed by Nathaniel Mars in an organ recital at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 601 S. Locust St. in Kimball, on Sunday, July 21 at 3 p.m. Fellow student Ethan Bemis will...

 

City Of Kimball Incentives: We Are Here To Help You!

You may have seen a tease a couple weeks ago about some exciting changes to existing incentives as well as some new incentives the City of Kimball has to offer. Over the next couple months, I will be submitting articles to educate local businesses,...

 

Backer Emerges For Kimball Fireworks

An event that sets thousands of eyes on the night sky throughout this commuity, as well as the nation, is of course just a short day away. A great firework show arrives at dusk on the Fourth of July at the Kimball Junior/High School football field....

 

Wyoming Man Arrested On Two Felony Warrants

A press release was issued from Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer this week stating that at approximately 8:30 p.m. Saturday, May 24, 2019, Kimball Police captured a fugitive wanted out of Laramie...

 

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...

 

Kimball Dead Eye Shooters Earn Nationals

Kimball Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Club BB Gun Team 1 placed 3rd in the 2019 Nebraska State 4-H BB Gun and Air Rifle Championships earning a trip to the Daisy National BB Gun Match in Rogers, Arkansas, this July. Team members are Julia Winstrom, Chris...

 

Lady Coyote Hanna Stahl Honored At Capitol

Hannah Stahl, a senior at Potter-Dix High School, won the Best Overall High School category for her artwork in the Youth Art Month art exhibit held at the State Capitol Building in Lincoln. Hannah's...

 

She Shoots, She Scores

Two area pool players earned cash prizes for their top performances in the American Poolplayers Association 8-Ball Fun and Cash tournament recently at the Silver Dollar and Fahey's Public House in... Full story

 

Southern Panhandle Freshmen Connect the Dots

Ninth grade students from across the region attended Nebraska Extension's Connecting the Dots Career Exploration Program at Sidney High School on March 5. Nearly 150 students spent the morning explori...

 

Housing a priority in Kimball

In October 2016 the City of Kimball participated in a housing study through Western Nebraska Economic Development. The study identified that in order for Kimball County and the City of Kimball’s population to remain stable through 2021 we would...

 

Friendly competition for fireworks fundraiser

When we talk about Kimball, tradition comes to mind! Kimball and surrounding communities have an evening of amazing pyrotechnics for years. The locations have changed over the years from Horseshoe Hill, Oliver Reservoir, and the High School; but...

 

Hearing and Vision Screenings

The Kimball Lions Club recently conducted their yearly Hearing and Vision Screening for the students at Mary Lynch Elementary and Kimball Jr./Sr. High School. The screening is a free service offered...

 

Foundation's Holiday Spirit Trees help keep 25 years of memories alive

A community-wide tradition of honoring loved ones with a "Gift of Love" has reached its 25th year at Kimball Health Services. The Kimball Hospital Foundation invites residents to honor someone...

 

Veterans Day dance well attended

More than 200 people showed up to support the local VFW and Kimball Area Foundation this past Saturday night for the 1st Annual Veteran's Day Dinner & Dance. Dinner entertainment was featured by...

 

Kimball Rodeo Royalty Selected for 2017-2018

The Kimball-Banner Counties Fair Grounds in Kimball was the place to be Aug. 26 as beautiful young ladies from our area displayed the best of their talents in horsemanship, personal interviews,...

 

Coyotes show small steps of improvement

For Potter-Dix football players, the season is going to be measured in small improvements. "We're focusing on the little things," said Coyote Coach Dale Frerichs. "We're looking for improvement." Down...

 

Community meeting to address economic development

Join the City of Kimball and the State of Nebraska Economic Development as we host a community meeting on August 10 at 5:30pm at the Event Center and again on August 31 at 11:30am for those that missed the first one. The meetings will be used in...

 

Potter's Combs an initial Hall of Fame inductee

To many, he was simply "Coach." To others, "Mr. Combs." But to all within the Potter community, Al Combs was for many years held in high regard, both within the confines of the school and in the...

 

Sidney High School takes top honors at Western Region Envirothon Contest

A team from Sidney High School will represent the Panhandle for the Nebraska Envirothon Contest near Gering at the Wildcat Hills Nature Center Wednesday, April 26, 2017. The first place team was...

 

Lady Coyotes dealt first round loss at State D2 Championships

Potter-Dix went into the Nebraska State Volleyball Tournament last week on a roll and with high hopes for a good showing. The Lady Coyotes entered the tournament with a 32-1 record and the third seed...

 

Lady Coyotes shut down the competition

It was another clean sweep for the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes last week as they rolled past both Bayard and South Platte in straight sets on Sept. 27 and notched another win against South Platte on Sept....

 

Longhorn ladies golf wraps up on a positive note

With nine tournaments completed the Kimball Girl's Golf team has had a positive improvement year. At the start of the year, Lila Moore was getting back into the swing of things but struggling a...

 

This calf is special, and that's no bull

Cowboy isn't just your average calf. From the very beginning, he was destined for great things. "I was cow sitting for a friend of mine while he went on vacation," said Cowboy's owner Kurt Brower of...

 

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