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Articles from the June 23, 2016 edition

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 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016

Kimball board reviews tiny houses

Tiny houses are a trend sweeping the nation, according to thetinylife.com, this is a social movement where people choose to downsize the space they live in, often for the obvious long-term financial benefits, but also due to the freedom gained by...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016

Shopping locally = community support

The Director of the Kimball-Banner County Chamber, Jo Caskey, is concerned about the future of Kimball, if it’s residents don’t take the issue of shopping locally seriously. “Shopping in Kimball, not only supports local businesses,” she...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 23, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Patty Shaw

This is a big year for the Andy Shaw Memorial Softball Tournament – it is 10 years old. The tournament first began as a fundraising effort for its namesake, Andy Shaw, according to his mom, Patty....

 

Marrian "Marge" Hennings

Marrian "Marge" Joan Hennings, 86, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Saturday, June 18, 2016. Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at St. Joseph's...

 

Beverly Pearson

Beverly June (Rimpley) Pearson, died June 15, 2016, at the age of 85. She was born January 8, 1931, in Arnold to Everett E. and Frances Ora (Bryan) Rimpley. Beverly grew up on the Rimpley homestead...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016

June - men's health month

June is touted “Men’s Health Month” and is celebrated across our country with health fairs, screenings and other health education and outreach programs. Men’s Health Month heightens the awareness of preventable health problems and encourages...

 
 By Penny Merryfield    News    June 23, 2016

Support the American dream, shop locally

Owning your own business was the American Dream for years. Due to the availability of big box stores who buy in bulk so they may “pass” the savings on to the consumer, the little hometown stores are suffering. However, these big box stores do...

 

Letter to the editor

On June 9th I had the privilege of accompanying the Western Nebraska Honor Flight from Chadron to Denver and on to Washington, D.C. Our trip took us through Kimball where we received a warm welcome and ice cold water to drink. We didn’t get the...

 

Letter to the editor

Why can’t Kimball attract better neighbors? Is it because our apathy is so contagious that they fit right in? In the many years I have made this city my home I have watched it steadily deteriorate with seemingly no effort to stop the blight. We...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 23, 2016

Kimball Child Care Center closing its doors June 30

Kimball Childcare Center and After School Program announced on Monday, June 20, in a press release that they will be closing the doors on Thursday, June 30, 2016. The release states, “It is with regret that we are closing this service but we...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    June 23, 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 Dawn Fossand    News    June 23, 2016

Woman on a mission

Carolyn Carter and her husband, Steve, traveled through Kimball last Friday, June 17, during a two-month journey. Carolyn is attempting to become the first 'Woman Highwheel Rider' in the United...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 23, 2016

County officials attend state workshop

Kimball County Commissioners recently attended a three-day state workshop in Kearney hosted by the Nebraska Association of County Officials. As part of a continuing education and leadership development series, the annual workshop provided these...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 23, 2016

Greenwood family defends Father's Day golf title

The Greenwood family successfully defended their Father's Day Golf title this past weekend and have now won the championship of this favorite Kimball Four Winds Golf Tournament the past two years. A...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    Sports    June 23, 2016

Kimball Junior Legion gets their first win

For the first time since 2008 Kimball has a Legion baseball team, though currently we have a junior legion team, athletes aged 17 and under, manager Luke Dea and head coach Wade Brashear hope to grow...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 23, 2016

Jock Talk

A busy weekend ahead for you sports fans with the Andy Shaw Memorial Co-ed Softball Tournament and the TeamMates Four Person Golf Scramble ready to entertain you. This is the 10th annual Andy Shaw Memorial Softball Tournament and it is going to be a...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 23, 2016

Introducing Aaron Koski

The new face you golfers are seeing at the Four Winds Golf Course attending to the upkeep of the course belongs to a young man named Aaron Koski. Aaron is the new course Assistant Superintendent and...

 

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