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 By John Verser    News    February 12, 2015

Preparations for all-class reunion underway

Preparations are underway for the Kimball High School All-Class Reunion. The twice a decade event will be held July 3-5, and include a cruise night, individual class get togethers, fireworks and more. Kim Baliman, head of the committee organizing...

 

WINNING AGAIN

The Kimball High School speech team placed first out of 15 teams at the Sutherland Invitational on Saturday.  Individually, three Kimball students took first place. Kennedy Lewis took first place in...

 

City approves permit for cell phone tower

The Kimball City Council approved a conditional use permit for a cell tower belonging to Viaero Wireless at its Feb. 3 meeting. A public hearing was held before the council approved the request for a cell phone tower from Viaero Wireless. Viaero...

 

FIRST BABY OF 2015

Josh and Jenna Enevoldsen are the proud parents of the first baby born this year with ties to Kimball and Banner counties. Kira Jean Enevoldsen was born at 3:53 p.m. on Jan. 8 at Cheyenne Regional...

 
 By John Verser    News    February 12, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Cole Carey headed to D.C. summit

Cole Carey still is not sure who nominated him to be a youth delegate to the Washington Youth Summit on the Environment, but he is glad they did. Carey, a junior at Banner County High School, was one of 250 students selected nationwide to attend the...

 

Johnson, Sherman happy to help as EMTs

A young child breaks his arm, a family wrecks their car, an elderly woman slips and falls, all of these situations have one thing in common, they will be responded to by an emergency service. With an EMT training class currently being offered, those...

 

Lyle L. Shaw

Lyle L. Shaw, 86, of Dix, died at the Kimball County Manor on Friday, Feb. 6, 2015. Lyle LaVern Shaw was born in Sidney on March 2, 1928, the son of Lloyd and Hilma (Nelson) Shaw. He attended a one...

 

Miriam Caroline (Leach) Brower

Miriam Caroline (Leach) Brower, 108, of Arnold, went to be with her Lord Jesus on Feb. 4, 2015. Miriam was born Nov. 11, 1906, to John Robert Leach and Alice Marinda (Lawyer) Leach at Emmett, Idaho. Growing up, she lived with her parents and six...

 

Gertrude M. Siebenaler

Gertrude M. Siebenaler, 91, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015. Gertrude Mae Siebenaler was born in Kimball on Aug. 26, 1923, the daughter of Lucien and Mary (Rall) Siebenaler. She attended country school in Kimball...

 

Boutard, Thurin graduate from Chadron State College

Two hundred and twenty-six students, including two from Kimball, officially became graduates of Chadron State College on Dec. 13, the college announced Jan. 29. Graduate commencement exercises began at 2 and undergraduate was at 4 p.m. Dr. Jamie...

 

Weekly Lenten luncheons set to begin Feb. 25

The Kimball Ministerial Association’s Lenten luncheons will begin on Feb. 25. The lunches started in 1992 and have been held during the Lenten season ever since. These lunches are provided by the various churches of the ministerial association...

 

Birding tours to resume this spring

The birds of Kimball County will be highlighted during a six week series of Watchable Wildlife Tours sponsored by the Rocky Mountain Bird Observatory and the Kimball Area Tourism Department. The series, titled “For the Birds,” will run from...

 

Lions Club Student of the Month: Rowdy Keller

Congratulations to Kimball High School's January Student of the Month, Rowdy Keller. Throughout Rowdy's high school career, he has participated in cross-country and wrestling. He has lettered all...

 

Kimball school board approves bus repairs

The Kimball school board approved bus repairs at its monthly meeting held Monday. The school bus in question is the large white one and sustained damage when it was run into the concrete base of a light pole. There is some damage to one of the front...

 

Hometown Hardware claims 2015 KBWA Women's City Tournament

KWBA 2015 Teams 1. Hometown Hardware: 2451 (Bonnie Howard, Dorothy Griffith, Assunta Calise and Cristy Rowley) 2. Papa's Platz Farms: 2361 (Leta Liesch, Kim Kauffman, Katie Ryan and Patty Smith) 3....

 

Luke Farms claims 2015 KBA Open City Tournament title

KBA 2015 Teams 1. Luke Farms: 2679 (Ty Garrett, Darrell Snyder and Dave Lukassen and Kelly Garrett) 2. Z & S Construction: 2678 (Brent Morey, Marc Keane, Brian Pingsterhaus and Roger Anderson) 3....

 

Clay Keller wins SPVA championship

Kimball High freshman, Clay Keller, won the 132 pound championship at the SPVA Conference Wrestling Tournament held at Grant this past week. With the win Keller ran his season win-loss record to...

 

Hemingford girls win WTC; Kimball finishes fourth

The number 4 seed Kimball girls had an easy first round win over number 5 seed Bridgeport winning 70-46 in a game played at Kimball, but then fell to number 1 seed Mitchell in semi final play 52-40...

 

Longhorns fall to Mitchell in overtime

The Kimball boys lost a heart breaker in first round play of the WTC Conference basketball tournament falling to Mitchell 43-40 in overtime. The Longhorns were the number 5 seed and had to travel to...

 

Lady Wildcats drop heartbreaker to South Platte

Banner County sliced and diced its way to an early lead through its transition game, but a fourth quarter comeback by South Platte left the Lady Wildcats heartbroken in a 33-31 loss on Friday. Banner...

 

Banner County boys drub South Platte

Banner County raced out to the early lead and went on to defeat South Platte, 66-52, on Friday night. Kadan Huber started things off with a trey less than a minute into the game, and Tyson Dahlgrin...

 

Grubbs wins 3 for Banner County matters

Garrett Grubbs picked up three wins to lead Banner County in the Southeast Duals in Cheyenne last Saturday. Grubbs, competing in the 145 weight class, opened with wins against Grant Snyder of Mitchell and Dylan Ernesti of Hemingford. He then dropped...

 

Kimball wins dual championships at Morrill Junior High tourney

What a week for the Kimball Junior High boys as both the 8th and 7th grade teams won championships at the Morrill Tournament. The 8th grade team is undefeated at 6-0 coming into this week’s play. At Morrill they won 39-33 over Bridgeport with Zane...

 

Lady Coyotes roll to big win at Garden County

Potter-Dix jumped out to the early lead and went on to defeat Garden County, 54-28, on Friday. The Lady Coyotes (14-3) took a 14-3 first quarter lead and went on for a 27-11 halftime lead against the...

 

Coyotes drop road game at Garden County

Garden County grabbed the early lead and held off a fourth quarter Potter-Dix comeback as the Coyotes dropped a road contest last Friday, 51-46. The Eagles (6-8) took a 17-5 lead in the first quarter...

 

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