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Articles from the January 17, 2019 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 17, 2019


The 2019 Annual Kimball-Banner County Chamber of Commerce banquet took place this Monday, Jan. 14, with the featured presentation's topic expanding upon how the future missile base project could... Full story

 By Jim Orr    News    January 17, 2019

School Board Back To Business

The Kimball school board at its organizational meeting Monday night welcomed three newly elected school board members, saluted more than two dozen students for a job well done, and discussed plans to...

 By Jim Orr    News    January 17, 2019

Kimball, Shopko Building Owner Keeping 'In Touch'

A line of communication is established between the city of Kimball and the owner of the building that houses the Shopko Hometown store expected to close by the end of February. Both parties share a goal: finding a new business tenant or tenants to...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 17, 2019

The Name Is Marine Pvt. Pedersen

Garrett Pedersen, a 2018 Kimball High School graduate, has a newly achieved goal he aimed to achieve for many years. As of last week, he is officially a Marine, Pvt. Pedersen. "Honestly, I have...

 By Jim Orr    News    January 17, 2019

Suspicious Fire Chars Car In Dix

A fire of suspicious nature on Friday night, Jan. 4, destroyed an automobile next to a carport on the north side of U.S. Highway 30 in Dix, the Dix Volunteer Fire Department reported. Dix...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 17, 2019

Stop Sign Violation Leads To Meth Bust

A stop sign violation led to methamphetamine charges involving 10 to 27 grams for two Scottsbluff residents. According to the arrest affidavit, on Dec. 27 at approximately 8:30 p.m., Nebraska State Trooper I. Jaramillo was stationary observing the...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 17, 2019

Kimball Men Face Sentencing

A Kimball man, Shane Serrano, has been scheduled for sentencing for terroristic threats made against Kimball police officers in July 2018. Judge Derek Weimer on Jan. 8 scheduled the sentencing in Kimball County District Court. The sentencing is...


Dennis Lee Cauley

Dennis Lee Cauley, 72, of Cheyenne, Wyo., passed away January 10, 2019, at Colorado Acute Long Term Hospital in Denver. He was born November 1, 1946, in Graceville, Minnesota, to Thomas and Dorothy...


Josephine 'Jo' Bourlier

Josephine "Jo" Bourlier, 90, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 19, 2019, at the Trinity United...

 By Jim Orr    News    January 17, 2019

Oh, Baby! Rosalee Ann Osborn Opens 2019

And the first Kimball baby born in 2019 is ... Rosalee Ann Osborn – all 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and 19.5 inches of her. Little Rosalee was born 7:56 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, at Regional West Medical...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 17, 2019

A Good Step Forward

A truck stopped in Kimball at the Beer and Loathing bar Friday, Jan. 11, to pick up donated shoes for Funds2Orgs. According to owner Heather Entingh, there were a total of 44 bags this time around...


Cluff And Rohde Runers-Up At Imperial

Jordan Cluff and Izaak Rohde highlighted Kimball's efforts at the Chase County Invitational Wrestling Tournament this past Saturday as both went 4 and 1 on the day and finished in second place.... Full story


Local Track Athletes Honored On All-Region Teams

More off-season, All Region awards, offered up this past week by the Star-Herald as they announced their 2018 All-Region Track and Field Teams. In the girls division, Kimball had Hannah Biesecker in the long jump and Samantha Bemis in the triple... Full story


Longhorns Fall In SPVA Opener, Face Perkins Thursday

The Kimball boys lost to Bridgeport 47-24 in first round play in the SPVA Conference Tournament on Monday night, dropping them into the losers bracket while No. 2 seed Bridgeport advanced into the... Full story


Kimball Wrestling Club 6th At Battle In The Bluffs

Kimball Wrestling Club, Tri-State Grapplers and the Banner County MatCats were at it again last weekend before a huge crowd in Scottsbluff at the Battle in the Bluffs Wrestling Tournament. Kimball... Full story


Potter-Dix Boys Lose To Leyton, Improve Vs. Hay Springs

The Potter-Dix Coyotes continue to struggle on offense, but Coach Ryan Mumm is starting to see some improvements as the season continues. Potter-Dix played the Leyton Warriors last Friday, Jan. 11, and came up short in the away game, 58-15. Anthony T... Full story


Lady Longhorns Slip To 5-6 After Weekend Games

It was a two-loss weekend for the Kimball High girls with both defeats coming on the road. On Friday night, they fell to Bridgeport, 55-45, and on Saturday they went down, 41-28, at Gordon-Rushville....


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