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Articles from the February 4, 2021 edition

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'Headed In The Right Direction'

Panhandle Public Health District confirmed that there have been 110 new cases of COVID-19 in the Panhandle this past week from Jan. 25 to Feb. 1. Kimball has reported nine new cases in that time... Full story


A New Look For Potter's Coyote

After nearly a year, a class art project was finally completed by the arts students at Potter-Dix High School. The 4-foot by 8-foot mosaic is now on display in the party room on the north side of the...



COVID-19 has been tough on 30-year-old Blane Millerking of rural Kimball. First, his business came to an abrupt halt as a direct result of COVID, and then his mentor and grandfather died after...


Lucile H. Culek

Lucile H. Culek, 101, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 1, 2021 at the Kimball Cemetery.... Full story


Inabell L. Petsch

Inabell L. Petsch, 97, of Kimball, died at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff, on Tuesday, January 26, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at the C... Full story


Fern E. Yung

Fern E. Yung, 95, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Wednesday, January 27, 2021. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 4, 2021

Tough Stretch For Kimball Girls

Kimball's Lady Longhorn basketball team continued to struggle with three losses over the past week to fall to 2-10 on the season. On Tuesday, January 26, Kimball hosted Mitchell, and the Lady Tigers... Full story

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 4, 2021

Longhorn Boys Still Winless

Kimball's Longhorn basketball team continued to struggle for wins, falling in two contests in the past week to drop their season record to 0-11. Kimball first traveled on Friday to take on the...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    February 4, 2021

Records Fall In P-D Win Over Minatare

Potter-Dix’s Coyote basketball teams hosted the Sedgwick County Cougars last Tuesday night for the the Cougars’ first action of the season due to Colorado’s decision to delay the start of the winter sports schedule. The layoff seemed to have...


Dry Conditions Cause Washboard Roads in Kimball County

The Kimball County Commissioners met on Feb. 2 at 9 a.m. in the Kimball County Courthouse. Randy Bymer, County Highway superintendent, discussed grading and gravel operations on the county roads. According to Bymer, many areas are suffering from...


Banner County Wrestling

Banner County Wrestler Wyatt Reichenberg has been busy with numerous meets and showing improvement. Placing fourth at Chase County, Reichenberg chalked wins over Houchin (Bay), Vitosh (Chase County),...


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