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Articles from the April 21, 2016 edition

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 By Staff Report    News    April 21, 2016

For the good of The Goodhand

Kimball High School students descended on downtown Kimball Friday, April 18 to lend a helping hand and ultimately help The Goodhand Theatre. The students in Geri Ferguson's Civics class organized the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 21, 2016

Two more resignations for Kimball Public Schools

Having already declared that this coming year would be a difficult one for hiring, Superintendent of Kimball Schools, Marshall Lewis, now has more hiring to do. The Kimball Board of Education accepted the resignations of two staff members at their...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016

A history of the Skate House

"Every limbo boy and girl, All around the limbo world, Gonna do the limbo rock, All around the limbo clock." Chubby Checker - "Limbo Rock" Once upon a time these lyrics could be heard as youngsters...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 21, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: The Potter Art Loft

When landscape artist Deb Salopek moved to Santa Fe, N.M., from Potter last fall, her little downtown Potter art studio sat empty. The empty space owned by the Potter Historical Foundation had been...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016

Sibal retires from Kimball County Courthouse

After nearly 17 years as the superintendent of the custodial crew at the Kimball County Courthouse, Pat Sibal is preparing for retirement. Sibal said he is somewhat trepidatious about his journey...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    April 21, 2016

Adventure found on trip from Fairbanks to Key West

Matthew Pellegrini, 34, of Fairbanks, Alaska spent last weekend at Oliver Reservoir because of the storm. He has spent the last five months traveling from his hometown of Fairbanks to the farthest...

 

E. Betty (Lukesh) Janicek-Eisenhauer

Betty (Lukesh) Janicek Eisenhauer passed away Friday April 15, 2016, in Cheyenne Wyoming. Betty was born January 26, 1934, in Kimball, NE, the second child of Albert and Agnes Lukesh. She lived and...

 

Raymond L. Seeman

Raymond L Seeman, 71, of Troy, MT passed away Thursday April 14, 2016 at Kalispell Regional Medical Center of a sudden illness. He was born January 2, 1945 in Lewellen, NE to Charles E. Seeman and...

 

Walter J. Witt

Walter J. Witt, 92, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Sunday, April 17, 2016. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, April 22, 2016 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    April 21, 2016

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veterans and better understand the realities of war....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 21, 2016

Mitchell Western Trails Conference Track Champions

Mitchell took top team honors this past Thursday in winning the 2016 Western Trails Conference Track championship in the meet hosted this year by Kimball. Originally scheduled to be held on Saturday,...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 21, 2016

Scottsbluff wins Mitchell Tournament, Kimball Runnerup

Class B golf powerhouse Scottsbluff was too strong for the Kimball High boy's golf team this past week but the Longhorns gave the bigger school a run at the team honors of the Mitchell Invite. The...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 21, 2016

Kimball golfers runnerup at Bridgeport tournament

Bridgeport shot their best score of the young season in taking top team honors at their own Bridgeport Invitational this past week with Kimball, finishing runnerup for second place. Coach Todd Janicek’s Bulldogs shot 334 to claim first place while...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 21, 2016

Jock Talk

The 2016 Western Trails Conference Track Meet is in the books and Kimball did a good job of hosting this year. A salute to the conference officials for moving it up to this past Thursday from the scheduled Saturday to avoid the winter storm that did...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 21, 2016

Kimball junior high boys win Potter-Dix track invite

The Kimball Junior High boys won six events and piled up 180 points in winning the Potter-Dix Junior High Track Invite held at the Kimball site this past week. Pine Bluffs was runnerup with 115 points...

 
 By Staff Report    News    April 21, 2016

Nebraska Public Transit Week in Kimball

The award-winning Kimball County Shuttle crew celebrated Nebraska Public Transit week April 11 - April 15 with games and prizes. The service offered free rides to patrons who brought food items for...

 

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