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Articles from the July 2, 2015 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

Pine Bluffs toddler drowns at Oliver

Despite heroic efforts at the scene, in the ambulance and at hospitals, 3-year-old Bentley Graves died following an accident at nearby Oliver Reservoir, according to Kimball County Sheriff Deputy Brandon Loy. The Kimball County Sheriff’s dispatch...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

Landfill prepares to close and cap cell

The Kimball Board of Public Works heard from two separate, but interconnected, entities at their regular board meeting Tuesday, June 23. Larissa Binod, director of the Kimball Recycling Center and Kee...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

KKB answers to board nuisance violation

Although the Board of Public Works does not oversee nuisance violations, more than half an hour was spent at the recent meeting discussing that very issue, though the issue was also not on the agenda. “Because of the large financial support the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: The Staehrs feel blessed to call Kimball home

Most graduates have been asked the question at least once: Who is your favorite teacher and why? The names of many Kimball teachers have filled in that blank because of their fun teaching style, the i...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

Regional economic development plan

The City of Kimball was invited, as was nearly all the Panhandle municipalities, to join an Interlocal Cooperation Agreement for Economic Development Purposes. Council authorized Mayor Keith Prunty to sign the agreement, effectively joining the City...

 

Ribs 'N More winners

Winners from the 13th Annual Ribs and More Cook-off held Saturday at Gotte Park in Kimball. Ribs Brown Pump and Septic - 1st Mike Sellers - 2nd Steve Pinkerton - 3rd Beans Mike Sellers - 1st Steve...

 

Up it goes

Workers put the finishing touches on a new Viaero cell phone tower west of Kimball Tuesday, June 30....

 

Lance C Wallin

Lance C Wallin, 72, currently from Haines City, Florida formally from North Platte, Nebraska, went home to be with Our Lord in heaven on June 16th. He was the son of Winton and Maurine Belgum Wallin o...

 

Bentley Luke Graves

Bentley Luke Graves, 3, of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, died at Children's Hospital in Denver on Sunday, June 28, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2015 at St. John's...

 

Margie Walter Steele

Margie Doris Elvina (Pearson) Walter Steele of Delta, Colo., previously from Ovid, Colo., entered into eternal life June 8, 2015. Born April 3, 1924 in Dix, .as a loving daughter of Gustaf Albion...

 

Fundraisers planned for Spicer

AJ Spicer, the Kimball teen recently injured in a single-vehicle roll over is currently being treated at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado. An update on Spicer's condition was unavailable to...

 

Suspect apprehension and evidence recovery

Kimball's new K-9, Xana, assisted in a multi-agency operation based on a Kimball County Sheriff's Office warrant on Friday, June 26. Xana can offer assistance in both evidence recovery and suspect...

 

Two candlelight vigils held last weekend in support of AJ Spicer and family

Friends, family and community members gathered at two separate candlelight vigils last weekend to show support for AJ Spicer and his family. Spicer, a recent Kimball High School graduate, was...

 

Anniversary day at Wolf Auto

Wolf Auto in Kimball held a barbecue lunch for the community, hosted a car show and more for its 19th anniversary last Friday....

 

Rodeo queen

Lyndsey Soule is the 2015 Old West Trail PRCA Rodeo Queen from Crawford. On Saturday, June 20, Lindsey Soule competed for the Old West Trail Rodeo Queen Title, where she won the horsemanship, onstage...

 

District governor visits

The Kimball Lions Club is the oldest in the state of Nebraska and will celebrate 95 years in September. The new district governor visited the club last week. Pictured, back row, from left, are:...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 2, 2015

Ferguson family wins TeamMates tourney

A Ferguson family team consisting of Kendall and Michael Ferguson, Brendan Walker, and Rod Paradies captured the championship of the annual Team Mates Four Person Golf Scramble this past Saturday at...

 

Andy Shaw softball tourney

Derek Soto aims to hit one out of the park during the 9th Annual Andy Shaw Memorial Tournament on Saturday, June 27....

 

Golf winner

Payton Wise accepts her first place ribbon at the Masters Drive-Chip-Putt contest at the Ft Collins Country Club last week....

 

First Annual Potter CarBowl

Potter held its first-ever CarBowl on Saturday with a golf tournament, duckpin bowling tournament, car show, tractor show, miniature bull riding and the ever-popular melodrama....

 

Rammunition

Don Lonsdale of Kimball takes a photo of his grandson, 6-year-old Hunter, in front of the monster truck "Rammunition" on Saturday at Maddox Motors in Sidney. The monster truck was there for a...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

All-Class Reunion: Welcome home, friends

Cruising Main. That's how we spent our free time in high school in Kimball. Driving up and down Highway 30, affectionately called Main, music blaring and friends honking horns as they passed with each sweep of the drag. Kickin' off the Fourth of July...

 

All-Class Reunion: Activities abound for All-Class Reunion weekend

What started out with a chance to play in the band led by local legend Harry McNees, is now an opportunity to reconnect with old friends and reminisce while enjoying something for everyone. Event...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

All-Class Reunion: McNees instrumental in beginning All-Class Reunion, Robinson recalls

Occasionally someone comes along who is dynamic and energizes nearly everyone they contact. In Kimball, one of those people would be the late Harry McNees. A long-time and beloved band teacher,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 2, 2015

All-Class Reunion: Beguin recalls decades teaching, coaching in Kimball

Jerry Beguin, longtime Kimball teacher and coach, arrived when the town was stuffed with workers in the oil filed and for Boeing. All those workers meant schools bursting with their children. Fifty...

 

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