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Articles from the August 6, 2015 edition

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 By John Verser    News    August 6, 2015

Fox tours high points to raise funds, awareness to fight Parkinson's disease

As Sam Fox criss-crossed the dirt roads leading to the Nebraska High Point, the 28-year old Rhode Island native said it looked like one giant party was ahead. It was. More than 40 people turned out to...

 
 By John Verser    News    August 6, 2015

Commissioners to evaluate veterans service officer

The Kimball County Commissioners will evaluate Veterans Service Officer Shaun Evertson’s job performance at their Aug. 18 meeting. The commissioners unanimously voted to send a letter to Evertson and to members of the county veterans service...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 6, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Cross, Klinkhammer excited about duties at county fair

It has been a busy time for the Kimball Banner County Fair royalty. Kimball PRCA Rodeo Queen Paige Cross, 17, of Banner County, and Lacey Klinkhammer, 14, of Kimball, were chosen last September as...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 6, 2015

Little free libraries now open in Kimball, Banner counties

Little free libraries are popping up all over the country, and the panhandle is no different. Jan Sears approached both the Kimball City Council and the Kimball County Commissioners seeking support...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 6, 2015

Volunteers compile data for community litter index

Volunteers were mildly satisfied with what they saw on a recent trip through the area to look at litter. The Litter Index is a tool designed by Keep America Beautiful and used across the nation to measure the amount of visible litter in a community,...

 

Marcia A. Buescher

Marcia A. Buescher, 74, of Kimball, passed away at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 6, at the Trinity United Methodist...

 

Sen. Ben Sasse to visit Kimball Aug. 12

U.S. Sen. Ben Sasse will hold a listening session at Brookside Farm in Kimball at 10:45 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 12. The farm is located at 3476 N. Hwy. 71, just half a mile north of the underpass. The public is welcome to attend. Those who attend...

 

Mari Sandoz display at library

The Kimball Public Library is hosting a traveling display on Nebraska author Mari Sandoz. Sandoz, who was born near Hay Springs in 1896, was a famous author, lecturer and more. The Mari Sandoz museum...

 

Taking on the 'Dash for the Splash' triathlon

Michael Bemis of Kimball makes a quick change in the transition area at the Dash for the Splash Triathlon last Saturday in Sidney....

 

Pool league registration underway

The Kimball Area APA Pool Leagues are now accepting team registrations for the upcoming session. Registration deadline is Tuesday, Aug. 25.  Play begins in September and runs through December. APA Pool Leagues that are available include Wednesday...

 

New hunter education options available

LINCOLN – New options are available for people who want to become certified in hunter education in Nebraska. These options are designed to make the course accessible to more people. There now are two certification options for both firearm and...

 

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