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Articles from the February 7, 2019 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 7, 2019

Kimball's Night For Amy A Success

An evening full of hugs, laughter, friends, family and fun all circled around one thing this past Saturday night. It was a benefit for Amy Sapp, Kimball's special project coordinator. After Sapp was i...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 7, 2019

Commissioners Approve Mining Request

Apex Sand and Gravel, along with Paul Reed Construction, will continue to work in the Kimball County area this year. Apex received an approval for a conditional use permit application at the Kimball County Commissioners meeting Tuesday, Feb. 5. The...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 7, 2019

Hats Off To The King

The hearts of young children, enormous in size and just as kind, are eager to please the ones the respect the most. Between the many students at Mary Lynch Elementary, along with the teachers and...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    February 7, 2019

Panhandle Tourism Coalition Gets $4,000

Getting the good word out about the Nebraska Panhandle has received a boost. The Nebraska Tourism Commission has awarded a $4,000 grant to the Western Nebraska Tourism Coalition, which serves the Kimball area, to participate in a “social media...

 

Kimball Gas Averaging $2.14

Average gasoline prices Monday were $2.14 per gallon in Kimball, 2 cents lower than last week, the Western Nebraska Observer’s survey of local gas stations shows. That price is 3 cents higher than the statewide average of $2.11 and 11 cents lower...

 

Jock Talk

The Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament of 2019 is in the books and it played out just like it was supposed to with the number one seeded teams winning it all. The Mitchell girls and the...

 

K-Town Takedown Draws 220 Wrestlers

The K-Town Takedown wrapped up this past Sunday afternoon after a long eventful day. Kimball hosted their home meet with 200 wrestlers from the surrounding areas. Out of the 22 teams in attendance. Ki...

 

Lady Horns Medal In WTC

The Kimball High girls brought home medals from their third place finish in winning the consolation championship at this year's Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament, completed this past Sat...

 

Bateman Pins Three, Places Third

Stephen Bateman, Kimball heavyweight, took 3rd place at the combined Western Trails and SPVA Conference Wrestling Tournaments held in Bridgeport this past week. Bateman had a good day in taking 3rd place honors at 285 pounds winning 3 matches and los...

 

S-P-E-L-L-I-N-G Bee Feb. 14 At McNees Auditorium

To Bee or not to Bee? This is the question. Will you attend the annual Kimball School District Spelling Bee? The public is invited, you know. The big event begins 3:45 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at...

 

Potter-Dix Boys, Kimball Girls 2nd In P-D JV Tourney

Potter-Dix hosted a JV tournament last week. The tournament included girls teams from Burns, South Platte, Kimball and Creek Valley. The boys teams in the tournament were Burns, South Platte,...

 

Kimball Boys Lose To Bayard, One And Done In WTC

The Kimball High boys failed to get past the first round in Western Trails Conference Tournament play this past week, losing at Bayard 40-31. With the first round loss, the Longhorns were eliminated from advancing to additional play at Cougar...

 

Local Family Displaced From Possible Weather Related Fire

Kimball firefighters responded at approximately 1p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7 to a fire that destroyed the home of Sandy and Randy Harmon at 304 S. Burg St. in Kimball. The cause was believed to be...

 

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