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Articles from the February 14, 2019 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 14, 2019

Hefty Hike Proposed For Nebraska Alcohol, Tobacco Taxes

If you think Nebraska has high enough taxes on alcohol with beer currently at 31 cents per gallon, it may be time to think again. A proposed sales tax increase would hike the cost of wine, beer, spirits and tobacco to reduce property taxes throughout...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 14, 2019

Activate Kimball Effort Reaches Out To Schools

Activate Kimball – a project between the Kimball Area Foundation, city of Kimball, Panhandle Public Health District and Kimball Health Services – hopes in the near future that a possible partnership with the schools will be agreed upon. Members...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 14, 2019

Couple Loses Home To Fiery Blaze

A structure fire at 304 Berg St., a manufactured home, displaced two occupants Feb. 7 when resident Randy Harmon attempted to thaw frozen pipes with a flame as he has done many times before. Harmon...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 14, 2019

Changes To Nebraska Child Passenger Safety Law In Focus For 31st Govenor's Ag Conference

Changes in the Nebraska's Child Passenger Safety Law that became effective Jan. 1 were discussed Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Kimball Head Start. Christy Warner of the Kimball County Transit, Kimball Police...

 

Kimball County Manor Celebrating 51 Years

Kimball County Manor will celebrate 51 years of caring on Feb. 28 – and invites the community to join residents and staff for the festivities. To join in, please RSVP to Shannon Monheiser by Feb. 21. What a difference the past 51 years have made...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 14, 2019

Memories & Love Tales from Kimball Couples

February is a special month. We bring attention and awareness to the prevention of heart disease in the America. Along with drawing attention to this diseases, we also celebrate hearts in a different...

 

What A Week For Area High School Sports

An interesting and exciting week of area High School sports. I, and all of you fans, were treated to some unusual scores and other happenings. Pine Bluffs came to Kimball on a Tuesday evening and once again both their girls and boys are having great...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    February 14, 2019

Jordan Cluff, Toby McManigal In An Omaha State Of Mind

Kimball will have two wrestlers involved in this year's Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament being held this weekend at the CenturyLink Center in Omaha that starts today (Thursday). Jordan Cluff, a...

 

Lady Horns Win In Finale

A second half rally gave the Kimball High girls a 52-44 come-from-behind win at Hemingford Friday night as they closed out the regular basketball season with a 10 win-10 loss season, and gave them...

 

Lady Hornets Slip Past Kimball Girls, 51-49

The fans were treated to some top notch girls basketball this past Teusday night on the Kimball court with the Pine Bluffs Lady Hornets pulling out a 51-49 win in a contest that was exciting from start to finish. It was Senior Parent Night for the...

 

Pine Bluffs Hornets Sting Kimball Boys

The Pine Bluffs boys came to Kimball this past week boasting an enviable win-loss record of 14-1 and went back home with one more win giving the fans a view of just how talented they are. The Hornets came out on top 78-51 in a display of long range...

 

KWC Seventh, Grapplers 15th At Sidney

Wrestling this past weekend was just east down the road in Sidney, with the Tri-State Grapplers and Kimball Wrestling Club competing. KWC placed seventh out of 37 teams with 282 points. The Grapplers placed 15 with 170 points. KWC Results 1st-2nd 53...

 

Kimball Boys Win, 66-56, Over Hemingford

The Kimball boys put 4 quarters of basketball together and finished out the 4th quarter in securing a 66-56 win at Hemingford this past Friday night. The Longhorns got it rolling with 20 points in...

 

Deon K. Evans

Deon K. Evans, 64, of Kearney, died Monday, February 11, 2019, at CHI Good Samaritan Hospital in Kearney. A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 16, 2019, at the Faith United...

 

Johnny A. Biberos

Johnny A. Biberos, 95, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Monday, February 11, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 15, 2019, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Kimball with Father Mike McDermott...

 

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