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Articles from the March 10, 2022 edition

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2022 Election: Local Field Is Set

The only local race that will be decided in the primary election on May 10 is the office of Kimball County Sheriff. Two Republican candidates are involved in the sheriff race – incumbent Harry Gillway and challenger David Hottell. In order to vote... Full story


Kimball County Roads Plan OK'd

The One-and-Six Year Road Improvement Program was the subject of the public hearing on March 1 during the bimonthly Kimball County Commissioners meeting. No public comments were heard. The road improvement plan was approved and adopted for the...



Jeff Lepp purchased the old Shopko building 15 months ago, and on Monday he and his staff were finally able to open the Kimball Ace Hardware. Lepp explained some of the challenges they encountered in...



Kimball hosted district FFA contests, including livestock judging at left, on March 2 that drew more than 300 students from across the region. See the Farm & Ranch page on A4 for more on the big... Full story


Sue Ann Shepherd

Sue Ann Shepherd, 77, of Dix died at her home on Monday, February 28, 2022. According to her wishes, cremation has taken place and a memorial service will be held on Saturday, March 12 at 10:00 a.m. a... Full story


Diane Lynn Wallace

Diane Lynn (Gordon) Wallace, of Las Vegas, NV passed away on Monday, February 7, 2022 after a valiant and gracious battle with cancer. Over everything else, Diane enjoyed spending time with her...



Kimball FFA celebrated National FFA Week with a petting zoo for Mary Lynch students. FFA members Grace Anderson and Julia Winstrom show the kids how to care for black rabbits.... Full story

 By Giorgetta Varra    News    March 10, 2022

Tack Cleanup Day For Colts & Fillies 4-H

The Colts and Fillies 4-H horse club gathered Sunday, Feb. 27, at the Kimball 4-H building. They first held a regular meeting led by Emily Whitney, the club president, with 13 members present. After...

 By The Observer    News    March 10, 2022

Banner Officials Face Charges

Two Banner County officials and a Banner County employee have been charged with Class 2 and Class 4 misdemeanors stemming from an incident on Dec. 28, according to court records. The charges include public indecency and drinking on public property...

 By Jim Orr    Sports    March 10, 2022

2 Horns All-WTC, 8 MORE honored

Two Kimball High School winter athletes were announced this week as members of the Western Trails Conference 2022 All-Conference teams – and another eight Longhorns earned honorable mention recognition. All-Conference honors went to senior Chantel... Full story

 By Chad Miller    Sports    March 10, 2022


This year's 2021-22 Boys Basketball season was one of growth and commitment. With athletic participation at an all time low and losing a few students to not having a football season this year, it was...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    March 10, 2022

Coyotes Finish 2nd At District

Potter-Dix's Coyote Basketball team ended its season on Tuesday, March 1, with a loss to the Mullen Broncos in the D2-8 District Final at Hershey High School. Potter-Dix ends its outstanding season...


Village of Dix Public Notice, March 16 Meeting

Notice of Meeting Village of Dix Nebraska NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that a meeting of the Chairman and Trustees of the Village of Dix, Nebraska will be held at 7:00 o'clock p.m. on Wednesday, March... Full story


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