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Articles from the May 12, 2016 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 12, 2016

Non-profit foundation supports local education

“The Kimball Public SchoolsFoundation does a lot of really cool things for the Kimball Public Schools, but I don’t know that people really know about us,” Foundation board member Michele Daum said. The Kimball Public Schools Foundation was...

 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 12, 2016

Ambulance offered full audit

Director of the Kimball County Ambulance Service received an offer for an in depth assessment of Kimball’s local ambulance service by the State of Nebraska. To that end, she asked the Kimball County Board of Commissioners this past week to...

 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 12, 2016

Flight insurance touted at health fair

Kimball Health Services hosted their 14th Annual Health Fair at the KHS North Campus on Friday and Saturday this past week. According to Kimball Health Services Public Relations Spokeperson, Kerry Fer...

 By Dawn Fossand    News    May 12, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Christy Warner

Christy Warner is grateful to once again reside in Kimball, and many reasons led her and her family to return. Warner, a 1993 Kimball High School graduate, married another Kimballite after...

 By Tonia Copeland    Opinion    May 12, 2016

Randomly Tonia

As the weather got warm, then cold, then warm again, my Darling Significant Other (DSO) and I began considering a patio set. After much discussion about what we wanted, I began the process of pricing sets. I traveled here and there for various...

 By Larry Nelson    News    May 12, 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. A...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 12, 2016

Two more wins for Kimball golfers

Two more tournaments and two more wins for the Kimball High Golf Team. This past Thursday, Kimball hosted both the Western Trails Conference Tournament and the Kimball Invitational with separate...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 12, 2016

Chase County SPVA track champions

The host school, Chase County, won both the girl's and boy's team titles at the SPVA Track and Field Meet held in Imperial this past week. In the girl's division they piled up 193 points with North Pl...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 12, 2016

Kimball hosts SPVA junior high track

Kimball hosted the 2016 SPVA Junior High Track and Field meet this past week with Chase County winning all four divisions consisting of girls 7-8 and boy’s 7-8 divisions. Kimball’s best finish in the seven-school competition came in the eighth...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 12, 2016

Kimball limited at Bayard B-C-D track invite

Kimball had limited entries at the Bayard B-C-D Track Invite this past Friday as coach Gene Mohr elected to hold out several of his athletes from competition due to injuries, illness, and tired...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 12, 2016

Jock Talk

A very busy sports week this past week with lots of track and golf to report along with the Booster Club Banquet and awards night on Friday. Be sure and read all of the stories in regards to all of these events. The Booster Club Banquet was well...

 By Tonia Copeland    Sports    May 12, 2016

Kimball's Federation Wrestling club earned dozens of awards through the season

The Kimball Federation wrestling club, with 23 athletes in grades 4-8, wrapped up their year in April with coaches Luke Kelley, Jim McGinnis, Bob Culek, Tyson Culek, Dillon Snyder and Jason Hottell....

 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 12, 2016

Hunsaker named KHS valedictorian, Daum salutatorian

Kimball High School’s top graduates of 2016 are Alisha Hunsaker, valedictorian and Danika Daum, salutatorian. Hunsaker, daughter of Jared and Susy Hunsaker, and Daum, daughter of Mitch and Michele Daum have both attended Kimball Public Schools...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 12, 2016

Banner County names Gifford 2016 valedictorian and Cross salutatorian

Banner County’s valedictorian, Megan Gifford, and salutatorian, Paige Cross, encourage future graduates to participate in every opportunity, work hard and enjoy high school life. “Participate in everything you can, and always remember to enjoy yo...


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