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Articles from the September 15, 2022 edition

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On Friday of last week, Joe Hall began wearing his sixth pair of shoes in his journey across America. He stayed the night in Dix, then walked through Kimball to Pine Bluffs on Highway 30. Hall...


2.38% County Tax Hike Request

In a special commissioners meeting, the Kimball County Commissioners held a public hearing Tuesday for the 2022-23 Kimball County budget and a public hearing for the 2022-23 Final Property Tax Request. During the public hearing comment period for...


School District Tax Rate Mill Levy Dipping Slightly

The Kimball School Board on Monday held its once a year hearing on the school district’s 2022-23 budget of expenses and the once a year hearing on the property tax levy for 2022-23, as well as its regular monthly meeting. During the budget...



4,559 miles from London, England, Old Glory flies at half-staff at the Kimball City Office Building in honor of Queen Elizabeth II, who died last week after 70 years on the British throne. She is... Full story


Antelope Stampede Gravel Race

Get ready to cheer on bicycle racers at the community BBQ this Saturday, September 17, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m at Gotte Park. The second Annual Antelope Stampede Gravel Race kicks off the festivities... Full story


Do They Have The 'Write' Stuff?

Banner County has a number of write-in candidates for the local election on Nov. 8. What exactly does that mean? According to Nebraska Secretary of State, write-in candidates will not have their name on the ballot but the voter must write the candida... Full story

 By Barb Cross    News    September 15, 2022

Remembering 9/11; Banner County Candidates Event Scheduled

Good morning. Here we are in the middle of September with Labor Day and 9/11 behind us. Over this past weekend I heard a short remembrance speech about that awful day, September 11, 2001. I know we all remember exactly what we were doing at the...


Carolee Egging

Carolee Egging, 87, of Gurley passed away Friday afternoon, September 2, 2022 at the Sidney Regional Medical Center- Extended Care. Services were held Thursday, September 8, 2022 at St. Patrick's... Full story


Braylon Miller Leads Longhorns At Kimball Invite

It was a beautiful cool day for the 2022 Kimball XC Invitational at the Four Winds Golf Course. The invite combined middle school and high school runners from eastern Wyoming and the Panhandle of... Full story


It's On To Ogallala, WTC For Kimball Golfers

Keara O'Brien shot a 107 in Mitchell to lead the Kimball Longhorns girls golf team to a fourth place finish with a 470. Grace Anderson shot a 127, while Hayden Sours and Aubrey Culek both played...



Kimball's Charlotte Hargreaves goes up high to get a block against a hit from the Mitchell Tigers at the Potter-Dix triangular last Thursday. Kimball fell to 0-8 on the season but on Thursday against...


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