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Articles from the March 19, 2015 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 19, 2015

Kimball city council approves drug dog purchase, nixes bomb dog

The Kimball City Council approved the police department’s request for a drug dog at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting, while it denied the request for a bomb dog. The council voted 3-2, with Mayor Keith Prunty casting the deciding vote, in...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 19, 2015

Corky Lee 'fortunate,' 'blessed' to survive accident

Fire alarms rang out when Kimball's main intersection became an accident scene on just after 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 10. Police reports state that Dr. Donald Gerner of Kimball was traveling west...

 
 By John Verser    News    March 19, 2015

Slight uptick in drug use seen over a year after Colorado pot laws go into effect

Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway said the biggest problem with marijuana is that it is a segue drug, and he knows first-hand the sorrows that can come from its use. Gillway’s nephew used marijuana and eventually tried methamphetamines. He died...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 19, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Baliman plays the role of 'cheerleader' for the town that almost spells her name

Kim Baliman is called Kimball's biggest cheerleader by many, and it is one of the names she proudly wears. "That's a big honor, so I will take it," Baliman said. "I don't know why I have such passion...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 19, 2015

Celebrating Ag Week: Ag Society hopes to create awareness

The Kimball County Ag Society is involved in more than just the county fair. Doug Lukassen, president of the Ag Society, said that though the local organization is meant to put on the county fair, it contributes in many more ways to the community...

 
 By John Verser    News    March 19, 2015

Ambulance fees to increase beginning April 1

The Kimball County Commissioners unanimously approved an increase in fees for the county's ambulance service at Tuesday's regularly scheduled meeting. Carla Goranson, county ambulance director, said...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 19, 2015

City to force removal of 'junk' vehicles

It is spring cleaning time again and the City of Kimball is reminding residents to spruce up by taking care of junk vehicles. To this end, the city will begin citing owners of junk vehicles on May 1. Junked motor vehicles, as defined by Chapter 98,...

 

Dwight D. Walker

Dwight D. Walker, 58, of Fort Morgan, Colo., passed away March 14, 2015, at Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan. Dwight graduated from Kimball County High School in 1975. He attended diesel mechanics school in Wyoming. Dwight worked in several...

 

All the 'injured' come out for KHS ribbon cutting at Potter

It was a gruesome scene in downtown Potter last Wednesday afternoon. "Patients" sporting an arrow through the head, bandaged arms and more wandered down the street to the official grand opening of...

 

Kimball/Banner Farm Bureau scholarships available

The Kimball/Banner Farm Bureau will again offer scholarships to high school seniors in the two county schools. The scholarships are available to seniors who plan to attend an accredited college, trade school or university of the 2015-16 school year....

 

3 Kimball speech team members qualify for state

Three members of the Kimball High School speech team earned state berths Monday at the district competition in North Platte. Kimball finished third as a team at the competition. Darcy Usher, Taylor...

 

Stull tabbed Kimball student of the month

Congratulations to Kimball High School's February Student of the Month, Colton Stull. Colton has participated in many activities throughout his high school career. He has maintained a 4.0 GPA,...

 

Kimball sends 15 students to Western Trails Conference Honor Band

On Tuesday, March 10, Kimball sent 15 students to participate in the Western Trails Conference Honor Band in Gordon. Students from the seven conference schools spent six hours practicing and put on...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 19, 2015

Muneio, Rutledge sign with Midland University

Two more Kimball High athletes signed letters of intent Tuesday to continue their education and athletic careers at the college level. Ryan Muneio and Damien Rutledge both signed to attend Midland...

 

Heading to nationals

Tyson Culek, above, from Kimball, will advance to the American Poolplayers Association's (APA) 8-Ball National Singles Championships in Las Vegas in April after winning his skill level tier at the...

 

Land earns All-America honor

Kimball's Brady Land, right, shows off his All-America honor with University of Nebraska-Kearney assistant track coach Ross Fellows. Land finished sixth in the long jump at the NCAA Division II...

 

Spring is in the air...well, sometimes

The lone senior on this year's Kimball High golf team, Michael Ferguson, watches his ball off number one tee box during practice Monday evening at the Four Winds Golf Course. Ferguson will bring...

 

A hole in one on opening day

Jordan Greenwood, Kimball High sophomore, scored a hole in one at the Four Winds Golf Course Sunday on opening day. Playing in a three-some including his dad Kenny and Kimball High team mate Kyle...

 

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