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Articles from the January 21, 2021 edition

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Kimball’s one and only Japanese restaurant is coming together and by the end of February the new restaurant is expected to be opened. The restaurant, named Ondori Ramen, will be located at 114 S.... Full story


Permit OK'd For Hunting

The Kimball County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The regular agenda items were addressed before the 10 a.m. public hearing on a conditional use permit. A preliminary...


Vaccine List Taking Names

Nebraska residents 65 years of age and older are encouraged to place their names on the COVID-19 vaccination list at Panhandle Public Health District. The number at PPHD to call is 308-262-5764. PPHD reported that more than 4,700 people have already...


Oliver Lake Vandalism

Unfortunately someone felt the urge recently to vandalize entrance signs and outhouses at Oliver Reservoir. The Kimball County Sheriff's Office said evidence includes tire tracks and there will be...



Late morning Tuesday, a Frenchman Valley Coop fertilizer spreader from Pine Bluffs was turning off of a Kimball County road north of Kimball, and a collision occurred with a truck traveling north on... Full story

 By Barb Cross    News    January 21, 2021

Banner County Students Will Leave You Spellbound (Jan. 28)

Good morning Banner County! Did half of Wyoming blow your way this past week? We sure did have a few days (and nights ) of nonstop high winds didn’t we? It was just extra cold and a big annoyance at our house, but I know there was a lot of...


All Aboard

New Kimball School Board members Albert Hargreaves, far left, and Chauncey Pedersen take their oaths of office Jan. 11 to join the board. Pedersen also was named the board's vice president during its...


Juan 'John' Aguiniga

Juan "John" Aguiniga, 56, of Kimball, died on Monday, January 11, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor... Full story


Charles A. Flood

Charles A. Flood, 62, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Tuesday, January 5, 2021. Cremation has been held and Celebration of Life Services will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 16,... Full story


Richard Neil Reinmuth

Richard Neil Reinmuth, 75, passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 9, 2021, surrounded by his children. He was born April 2, 1945 to Clarence and Fern (Happel) Reinmuth. He was their only son and... Full story


Dr. Richard D. 'Rich' Schroder

Funeral services for Dr. Richard Dee "Rich" Schroder, 67 years of age, of Pierce, were held at 10:30 a.m., Monday, January 18, 2021 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. Officiating the service... Full story



Here are results for Kimball Wrestling Club from the sold out Rumble at the Rock 2021. PreK - K (Session 1) 40-44 Decker Culek’s place is 1st and has scored 18.0 team points. Round 1 - Decker Culek (Kimball Wrestling Club) won by fall over Blake... Full story


Cluff, Schindler Place In Two Meets

Kimball Longhorn wrestlers Connor Cluff and Trey Schindler both placed second at the SPVA Tournament and third at the Chase County Invitational this past week. Chase County Invite The senior Cluff competed at 132 pounds and sophomore Trey Schindler...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 21, 2021

Kimball Restarts With Win, Then Drops 2

The Kimball girls basketball team got back into the winner's column after dropping three in a row at the re-start of their season. On Tuesday, Jan. 12, the Lady Longhorns hosted Potter-Dix, another...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 21, 2021

Longhorn Boys Still In Search Of First Victory

Kimball’s Longhorn basketball team is still searching for its first win of the season after a rough week against three tough opponents. On Jan. 12, Kimball first hosted the dangerous Potter-Dix Coyotes, a team with both speed and length in their...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 21, 2021

Coyote Boys Roll Into MAC, Girls Struggle

Potter-Dix's Coyote basketball team continued its strong play with three big wins over the week and are looking strong going into this week's MAC Tournament. The Coyote's started last weeks' action...


Youth Team Wins 2 More

The Kimball Youth Basketball 3rd/4th Grade Lotes recently topped Sidney White, 12-4. Kimball scorers were: Cooper Kasten 6, Lucas Tabor 2, Mason Brown 2 and Kolt Hottell, 2 Kimball also won over Haxtun,17-12.Scorers were: Cooper Kasten 10, Jacob...


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