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Articles from the January 16, 2020 edition

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The Larsen's Burglary

Kimball's oldest family owned retail business was the site of a burglary on Jan. 8. Larsen's Jewelry Store dates back to 1926, when O.C. Larsen opened up the store in Kimball. Two years later, O.C.'s...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    January 16, 2020

Engstrom Back At The Helm

The Kimball County Board of Commissioners at their Jan. 7 annual reorganizational meeting moved unanimously to keep the 2020 structure of county government status quo with 2019. Ryan Stearns of the architectural firm Joseph R. Hewgley and Associates...

 

A Friend From Germany

Antonia John has made the social adjustment from Germany to small town USA rather easily. She has lots of friends and throughly enjoys being the basketball manager at Kimball High School. Her foreign...

 

School Board Updated On Improvement Plan

The School Improvement Plan and the ELITE After School Program were the primary focus of the Monday, January 13, Kimball School Board meeting. Danielle Reader, Curriculum and Instruction Director,...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 16, 2020

A Beautiful Day In The Neighborhood

Good morning on a beautiful day in the neighborhood! No wind, no snow, no complaints! A few events in the valley this week. Beginning tomorrow, Friday January 17, there will be another Farm Bill Education meeting out at the Panhandle Research and...

 

Donna Foos, James Wertz Wed In Kimball

James Edward Wertz and Donna M. (McEntee) Foos were married 3 p.m. Nov. 23, 2019, at the Baptist Fellowship Church, 507 S. Oak St., Kimball. Mr. and Mrs. Terry/Patricia (Pat) Fletcher were Jim and...

 

Mitch Kolar

Mitchell L. Kolar, 64, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Tuesday, January 7, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, January 17, 2020 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in...

 

Leanord H. Harms

Leonard H. Harms, 81, of Hereford, Colorado, died at his home on Wednesday, January 8, 2020. Funeral services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, January 13, 2020 at the Kimball Presbyterian Church...

 

Alexis Lulf Bowls Perfect 300 Game

Alexis Lulf made history in the Kimball bowling scene by becoming the first lady bowler to bowl a perfect 300 game! Alexis rolled her 300 game on Jan. 9 while bowling in a league at the KimBowl, accor...

 

Big Man Bateman Comes Up Big

Kimball High wrestler Stephen Bateman had a career best day in winning the 285-pound championship at Saturday's Garden County Invitational Tournament! Coach Wade Brashear said, "The day belonged to St...

 

Culek A Champion At Colorado Regional

Another championship medal for Kimball wrestler Britton Culek as the young wrestler captured first place in his division at the Northern Colorado Regional Tournament held in Thorton, Colorado, this...

 

What A Week In Local Sports

Wow, did we have some outstanding individual sports happenings this past week. Britton Culek won a Northern Colorado Wrestling championship besting a strong 24 wrestler bracket to bring home the championship from Thorton, Colorado! Stephen Bateman...

 

Kimball Boys Basketball Goes Through A Win-Loss Week

It was a break-even week for the Kimball High boys with a win over South Platte and a loss to Chase County and the Horns are also even on the season at 4 wins and 4 losses. It was an easy night for Kimball on the road to Big Springs on Tuesday as...

 

Kimball Girls Lose To South Platte, Chase County

A tough week for the Kimball High girls as they suffered losses to South Platte and Chase County dropping their season record to 3 wins and 5 losses. In a Tuesday night road game to Big Springs the Lady Longhorns lost to South Platte 52-48 and then f...

 

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