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Articles from the April 25, 2019 edition

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A Beautiful Day To Hunt ... Easter Eggs

Of the hundreds of kids in four age groups who scrambled from behind the starting line to collect more than 2,000 Easter eggs at the Kimball High School practice field, only four were lucky enough to...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 25, 2019

Nolting 'Goes For It,' Resignation Official

As of last Tuesday, April 16, Kimball County Commissioner Timothy Nolting's resignation became official from the Board of Commissioners. "My work in public service through the county has been one of...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 25, 2019

Early Education Gets Close Look In Panhandle

A new collaborative report - “The Nebraska Panhandle: An Assessment of Birth-Grade 3 Care and Education” - was released at a special luncheon and panel discussion in Gering last Wednesday, April 17. In attendance were representatives of...

 

Here Comes Paul The Beatle To Kimball

In a brillant one-man Beatlemania show, Bob Halligan Jr. portrays Paul McCartney through his career as a Beatle and as a solo artist in a singer-songwriter, theatrical format involving music,...

 

Wangler Attends Weed Control Spring Training

Rick Wangler, Kimball County Weed Superintendent, recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association’s Spring Training, held at the Ramada Inn, Kearney, on April 3-4, 2019.   This was the second opportunity for required continuing education...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 25, 2019

Underpass Update: Wall Work Continues

Last week, the crews made progress on the retaining walls, pouring the southeast wall and the footing for the northeast wall. Crews will continue to work on the retaining walls along the east side of the project. It is intended to have both walls...

 

Evelyn Sagel

Evelyn K. Sagel, 100, died Monday, April 1, 2019 at the Kimball County Manor in Kimball, NE. Evelyn was born March 6, 1919 in Fort Morgan, CO. to Daniel & Helen (Lester) Drew. She grew up in Fort...

 

Potter Legion & Auxiliary Honor Two For Girls, Boys State

The Potter American Legion Auxiliary Unit 291 has selected Virginia Herboldsheimer, the daughter of Bryan and Laurie Herboldsheimer, to attend Cornhusker Girls State to be held on the University of...

 

Potter-Dix School Board Hearing Cancelled

The Potter-Dix School Board scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, April 17, but the hearing was cancelled earlier that afternoon. The hearing regarded a personnel matter. Previously, the board had not offered Principal Jane Brown a contact, and she...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 25, 2019

Spring Sports Well Under Way; Daum Signs With Agent

Spring sports have really gotten busy, despite some still cold and wet days. The Kimball High boys golf team was at Scottsbluff this past Monday, at Bridgeport this past Wednesday, and will be at Chase County for the SPVA Tournament Friday, and at...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 25, 2019

Brady Kilgore Leads Kimball Boys To Runner-up Finish At Mitchell

Brady Kilgore had another outstanding day at Mitchell this past week in the combined George Calvert Invitational Track Meet and the Western Trails Conference Track Meet, and was voted Most Valuable...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 25, 2019

Wise Plays For Top Honors At Scottsbluff

Kimball's Dillon Wise played himself into a three-way playoff for individual top honors at the Scottsbluff Country Club Course. Wise, along with Ethan Cates of Cheyenne Central and Blake Danni of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 25, 2019

Kimball Golfers Win At Morrill

The Kimball High boys golf team got its first win of the season in capturing the team title at the Morrill Invitational Tournament this past week. The Longhorns scored 338 to win by 12 points over the second place hometown Morrill Lions, who...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 25, 2019

Longhorns Seventh In Their Own Junior High Invitational

Kimball hosted its Junior High Track Invite this past week and finished 7th in both boys and girls divisions. The Kimball boys scored 37 points while the Kimball girls ended up with 19 points. Bridgeport won the boys team title with 103 points with...

 

Seth Krafczik Ready For Vegas Championship

Seth Krafczik from Kimball, pictured at right, will travel to Las Vegas in early May to compete in the $360,000 APA 8-Ball Classic Singles Championship, held annually at Westgate Las Vegas Resort and...

 

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