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Articles from the August 18, 2022 edition

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THE PRICE IS RIGHT

After a week of long, hot days and lots of activities, the 2022 Kimball-Banner County Fair was brought to a close with the livestock sale on Monday morning. With a few days rest, the 4-H youth will... Full story

 

'Not A Good Year For Weed Spraying'

County Weed Superintendent Rick Wrangler explained at the Kimball County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday that it has not been a “good year for weed spraying.” He fought the wind, 90-degree plus weather and the wreck, which put one of the...

 

KCTS Promotes Bus Service For Local School Students

Kimball County Transit Service hosted its second annual event Aug. 11 to hand out school supplies. Area students were eligible to pick up a draw string backpack, along with notebooks, markers, folders...

 

YARD OF THE WEEK, MAYORAL EDITION

Yard of the Week goes to Keith and Nancy Prunty at 602 E. 5th St. Keith confessed that he didn't like to mow the hill in the front of their yard, so they had a retaining wall built, but it didn't...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    August 18, 2022

It's Opening Day At Banner County School

Good morning, Banner County. With a little rain over the weekend, Monday morning started out cloudy and cool. Kimball received over an inch and since it was fair time that came as no surprise to me. Seemed to happen on schedule when our kids were all...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    August 18, 2022

The Banner County News Is Here; Make Yourself At Home

Welcome to “The Banner County News!” This page, at least the upper portion of it, is meant to look like a newspaper’s front page. There’s a story behind this that I’d like to share with you. During my time as editor at the Harvey County...

 

Mary Virginia Kelso

Mary Virginia Kelso was born June 8, 1923 in Broadview, Montana to William B. and Anna Belle Woodman. She attended school in Nebraska, Kansas and Colorado, graduating from Colorado State College of... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    News    August 18, 2022

READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?

Last year, the Kimball Longhorns football team had to forfeit all of its games due to lack of players. Now the team is back and ready for a full schedule of games for the 2022 season. Under the... Full story

 

Opening Fall Schedules For Kimball, Potter-Dix, Banner County

You can smell it, right? Fall is in the air on the local sports scene. Here are the early season schedules for the Kimball Longhorns, Potter-Dix Coyotes and Banner County Wildcats. Kimball Longhorns Friday, Aug. 19 5:30 p.m. – HS VB... Full story

 

HOLE IN ONE FOR JIM ZETIK

Jim Zetik, playing a 9 iron from 149 yards, hit a hole in one Aug. 8 during Monday night play in the men's league at Four Winds Golf Course. Enjoying the moment after the ace are Jared Reich, Zetik... Full story

 

KIMBALL BANNER COUNTY FAIR

4-H members present themselves before the judges after competing at the Kimball-Banner County Fair.... Full story

 

KIMBALL BANNER COUNTY FAIR

Thirteen-year-old Clarika Hottell was the only young lady to ride the mini bulls. She climbed aboard a bull name Brown Bomber and rode him for a few bucks although she didn't make the 6 seconds....

 

KIMBALL BANNER COUNTY FAIR

After winning Reserve Champion halter, Carly Norberg, 13, and her paint horse, Holly, share the winning moment. At 11 years old, Holly received first purple in the class of aged 10 and over... Full story

 

KIMBALL BANNER COUNTY FAIR

Banner County's Brogan Cross, 6, was showing his 11-year-old dog Kia when he spotted some family members. The dog show was Thursday morning.... Full story

 

KIMBALL BANNER COUNTY FAIR

Prior to showing his Crossbred Charolais steer, Kale Schnell spends some time with his market beef. Kale received Reserve Champion market beef with his pal.... Full story

 

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