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Articles from the July 26, 2018 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 26, 2018

Has Kimball gone to the cats?

Stray cats have wreaked havoc in communities across the nation and Kimball is no exception. A public outcry for a solution is being addressed by the City of Kimball, though there are no regulations or ordinances pertaining to cats. According to...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 26, 2018

100 years of Blue Jeans and Family Dreams

Kimball and Banner Counties will be celebrating 100 years of Blue Jeans and Family Dreams during the 2018 Kimball-Banner County Fair, August 6 – 14. As in years past, the fair will begin with the Fashion Revue and clothing judging at the 4-H...

 By Desyree Nelson    News    July 26, 2018

Friends and Neighbors: Dr. Elizabeth Owens

Kimball Public Schools hired a new superintendent, Dr. Elizabeth Owens, formerly of Virginia. Her ancestors have been in Virginia for over 400 years. After growing up on a farm near the Appalachian...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 26, 2018

Kimball Transit seeking grants, debuts bus wrap

According to Kimball County Commissioner, Daria Anderson-Faden, the Kimball County Manor announced the opening of two new spas, anyone can call and make an appointment for a low cost. A public hearing was held to receive comments for or against a...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 26, 2018

Summer school to end Aug. 3

Jump Start to the School Year, is now underway at Kimball Public Schools. The summer school session started Monday, July, 23 for students enrolled in Kindergarten through eighth grade. “We moved summer school until later this year for more of a...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 26, 2018

From summer sealing to winter plowing - City talks streets

As the City of Kimball prepares to chip seal more than 20,000 square yards of Kimball streets, they considered the local snow removal plan for the coming winter. As far as chip sealing local streets, council approved sealing 10 blocks as opposed to...


Don R. Yung

Don R. Yung, age 78 of Kimball, NE passed away at his home surrounded by family after a short battle with cancer on Friday, July 20, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., Tuesday, July 24th in the Kimball Event Center with Leroy...

 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 26, 2018

School hesitates to buy new drum set

Kimball School’s instrumental music teacher, Kristi Hiles-Smith, requested a new set of timpani, the kettle-like drums in progressive sizes. “The timpani that we have are over 40 years old, so I thought that it is perhaps time that we try to...

 By Desyree Nelson    Sports    July 26, 2018

Kimball Cheer team brings home superior rating, two All Americans

Kimball High School Cheer team received a Superior trophy for their tremendous skill and attitude while competing against more than 200 cheerleaders at a camp, held in Fort Collins, Colo., last week....

 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    July 26, 2018

Kimball's own competes in Stars and Stripes Championship in Reno, Nev.

Stars and Stripes Championship Tramp and Tumbling was held in Reno, Nevada this past weekend with one of your local Kimball young ladies competing. Thirteen year-old Jayden Paxton of Kimball had her f...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 26, 2018

Jock Talk

I promised you readers a final story on Dillon Wise and his second day at the Ambassador Junior Golf Tournament held in North Platte, but things didn’t end so well for Dillon. After sitting in 2nd place after the first day of play with his round...


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