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Articles from the January 31, 2019 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 31, 2019

Airport Gets New Lights, Beacon

When flying into Kimball, pilots will be navigated by new LED lighting along with some new systems put in place. A lighting project was completed at the Kimball Municipal Airport in December. All...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    January 31, 2019

Widespread Respiratory Illness Serious

Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff announced Tuesday, Jan. 29, that it was temporarily limiting visitor access due to widespread respiratory illness throughout the region. No visitors under age 18 were to be allowed in the hospital until...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 31, 2019

Shutdown Ends, FSA Extends Ag Deadlines

The USDA-Farm Service Agency is back at work following the government shutdown. According to the Nebraska state office, the FSA has been hard at work since returning and extending deadlines for agricultural programs. The office also stated in an...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    January 31, 2019

Kimball Library Turns High-Tech Page

Kimball Public Library is one of 30 libraries statewide chosen for a program to let library visitors use high-tech equipment to make various items – such as signs, personally designed T-shirts and pin-back buttons and much more – at bargain...

 

Wheat Growers

Kimball Friendship Senior Center was the place. Wheat Growers Hotel was the subject. About two dozen people attended Ed Avila’s presentation Friday, Jan. 25, at the center about the landmark...

 

Mary Ann Brothers

Mary Ann Brothers, 78, of Dix, died at her home in Dix on Wednesday, January 23, 2019. The family was present at the funeral home on Saturday from 2:00 until 5:00 p.m. to greet friends. Funeral...

 

B. Francelia Johnson

Funeral services for B. Francelia Johnson, age 95, who died January 25, 2019, at The Residency in Scottsbluff, Nebraska, will be held Saturday, February 2, at 10:30 a.m., at Grace Chapel, 300 Valley...

 

Jock Talk

Kimball’s Mike Daum had another big week of basketball as he led his South Dakota State team to wins over North Dakota State and the Omaha Mavericks. His Jackrabbitts won over North Dakota State, 87-69, and Mike had 30 points, shooting 11/15 from...

 

Longhorns Outfight The Irish

A disappointing Friday night loss on the road at Sutherland, and a very satisfying win at home Saturday night over visiting North Platte St Pats. That was the weekend story for the Kimball High boys. The Longhorns lost 38-30 to the Sutherland...

 

BRINGING IT ON

A big home crowd was on hand Saturday for Kimball-St. Pats basketball­­ -- a special night when some little girls turned out to entertain at halftime after doing a camp with the Kimball High...

 

Lady Horns Nipping At .500

A split weekend for the Kimball High girls as they won big at Sutherland on Friday night, but lost like every other team has done to North Platte St. Pats on Saturday. The Lady Longhorns are still hovering around the .500 mark with their 7 win, 8 los...

 

Local Grapplers Show Well At River Valley Ruckus Tourney

It was another long weekend for the local wrestlers as they made the trip to North Platte this past weekend for the River Valley Ruckus Tournament. Four of Kimball's wrestlers were picked for dual tea...

 

Kimball Places Four On The Floor At Mitchell

Kimball had four of its five wrestlers earn places at the Mitchell Tournament this past week and finished in sixth place in the field of 12 teams with 50 team points. Jordan Cluff at 113 pounds had...

 

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