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Articles from the July 12, 2018 edition

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 By Desyree Nelson    News    July 12, 2018

Z&S awarded Kimball County contract

At the the Kimball County Board of Commissioners’ regular meeting Tuesday, July 3, County Road Superintendent Dave Hottell addressed the roads in the northwest part of the county have been neglected due to minimal equipment operators. Hottell has...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 12, 2018

Kimball Transit system administration award winning

The Kimball County Transit Service received two awards at the annual Nebraska Association of Transit Providers Managers Conference. Christy Warner, Transit Administrator received the "Rookie Manager...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 12, 2018

Kimball sees increase in sales tax revenue

The City of Kimball has seen an increase in sales tax compared to this same time last year. According to Amy Sapp, Special Projects Coordinator, this could be attributed to both an increased number of seasonal workers in the area, as well as,...

 By Desyree Nelson    News    July 12, 2018

Youth leadership program brings young adults home

4-H consists of members ages 8-18 to show off different and unique talents. Although many think 4-H is just about showing animals and sewing, it is much more than that. It involves photography, robotics and many other projects for youth to enjoy. In...

 By Contributed    News    July 12, 2018

Box Tops for Education – A Winning Program

During the 2017-2018 school year, Mary Lynch Elementary raised over $1,000.00 through the General Mills Box Tops for Education Program. This program pays submitting schools ten cents per valid (not...


Phyllis J. Howard

Phyllis J. Howard, 84, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, July 7, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 13, 2018 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in...


Young actors gather in Potter this month

Young actors and actresses in the Potter-Dix area are once again gathering to practice for the annual Potter-Dix Children's Theater performance. Under directors Beth Bogert and Kristin Kasten, with...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 12, 2018

4-H introduces inaugural 4k walk/run

As fair time approaches it is time to take off your boots and lace up your sneakers. Wait, what? That’s right, a new Kimball-Banner County Fair event will have participants walking and running through the streets instead of riding horses. The...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 12, 2018

Vince's Corner Golf Scramble termed a success

The 2018 Vince's Corner A-B-C-D Double Draw Golf Scramble was held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course and it was a "Hot Time" for the 124 golfers involved as the temperatures rose to the...

 By Tom Southard    News    July 12, 2018

Gilliand Gazebo moved to new location

About 10 years ago, Wilma Gilland told her husband Bruce, "I need a structure of some kind where I can meet with my kids when we have golf practices and when we hold our lunches ect.," Bruce, the man...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 12, 2018

Jock Talk

A big golf happening is now in the books with the Vince’s Corner A-B-C-D Double Draw Scramble held this past weekend. Golfers poured into Kimball on Friday and many played a practice round before the Friday evening get together for a meal at the...


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