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Articles from the February 28, 2019 edition

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 By Jim Orr    News    February 28, 2019

Casino Night Raises $10,500

Kimball Hospital Foundation hit the jackpot with its Casino Night fundraiser. That's in terms of community support and money raised. More than 200 charitable gamblers filled Kimball Event Center on... Full story

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 28, 2019

Regional Poverty: What's going On?

A recently posted article on Facebook from NBC Nebraska-Scottsbluff reported that poverty levels in the Panhandle and community of Kimball are relatively higher than in some other areas and the state as a whole. With that kind of information going...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 28, 2019

Head Start Faces Changes

Preparations are being made for the preschool to close May 22 at the Kimball Head Start campus. Donna Jenne, director of ESU 13 Head Start Programs, thanked the Kimball community for its support as...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 28, 2019

Commissioners Addressing Road Conditions South Of Dix

Numerous items on the Feb. 19 regular Kimball County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda were tabled for additional information, but county road conditions near Dix received considerable attention. A conference call between Ted Weber of Coughlan...


2019 Farmers Day Committee On Track For September

Dear Editor, Hello Kimball, the 2019 Kimball Farmers Day activities will take place September 27–29. In addition to the main Farmers Day Events in September, the committee will host a fundraiser this summer to raise funds for all the activities.... Full story


Karter J. Hottell

Karter J. Hottell, 2, of Kimball, died at Children's Hospital in Aurora, Colorado, on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 1, 2019, at the Cantrell... Full story

 By Jim Orr    News    February 28, 2019

Shopko Just About Done

The end is just about here for the Kimball Shopko Hometown store on Highway 71. Shopko is expected to close its doors for good 2 p.m. Saturday, March 2. The company announced late last year that the store was among 39 in 17 states closing for...


Dauminator Adding To His Legend

And Mike Daum continues to add on to the legend he is building in his illustrious collegiate basketball career at South Dakota State. A pair of big wins came this past week, in which he was the... Full story


Sub-District Semifinals The End For Longhorns

The Kimball High boys saw their basketball season come to a close with a 55-39 loss to top-seeded Bridgeport in semifinal play of the tournament held at the Scottsbluff High School this past week....


Federation Wrestlers Gear Up For State

Wrestlers from the Kimball area are gearing up for state tourney time and heading to as many tournaments as possible. On Feb. 23, Ethan Bibbey of the Tri-State Grapplers attended the Laramie Cowboy Club Tournament,and went 3-0 to finish first in the...


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