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Kimball Development Plans

The Kimball Planning Commission met prior to the City Council meeting last week for public hearings on rezoning and re-plating four different properties in Kimball. The first public hearing dealt... Full story

 

Disrupted Power Expected Tuesday

The city of Kimball has been advised by its power supplier, Western Area Power Administration, that it will be shutting down electricity to the city for one day in September while making substation upgrades. The planned date is Tuesday, Sept. 28,...

 

Kimball School Taxes Stay Flat

Kimball School Board held two meetings before their regular meeting on Monday evening. The 2021-22 budget was the topic for both meetings, with a budget presentation by Superintendent Trevor Anderson highlighting the past five budget years of...

 

Taxes Up Slightly In Proposed County Budget

On Tuesday, Sept. 14, the Kimball County Commissioners met for public comments for or against the proposed 2021-22 county budget. With no comments at that point, the commissioners opened the hearing for setting the budget. The final tax request for...

 

OPENING DAY

Tim Nolting, president of Plains Historical Society, opened the Smithsonian exhibit at the Fraternal Hall on Saturday morning, thanking everyone involved and reading a letter from U.S. Rep. Adrian...

 

YARD OF THE WEEK

Nancy Turner, left, receives the Yard of the Week from presenter Morgan Baker. Nancy and John Turner have lived at the corner of 7th and Nadine for 17 years, but the yard is fresh and perfectly...

 

300 BANNER COUNTY HEMP PLANTS DESTROYED

As an official from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture and the state deputy sheriff watch, a section of Banner County hemp farmer Steven Schulte's crop was destroyed Monday morning. Schulte has...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 16, 2021

Wrapping Things Up Before Winter Sets In

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. Well here we are in the middle of September and still some mighty hot days. Beans are being harvested though, so it won’t be long before it will be time for corn and beets. Wrapping things up...

 

Elouise Schacher

Elouise Schacher died August 30, 2021 at the age of 95 years old, in Pine Bluffs, WY. She was born December 30, 1925 in Bushnell, NE. to Earl & Josephine Hickman. Her siblings included Ruth,... Full story

 

Anita R. Robinson

Anita R. Robinson, 61, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Cremation will be held and there will be no services. Visitation will be held at the Cantrell...

 

Wm. John Pinkley

Wm. J. Pinkley, 76, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 20, 2021, at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor Roger Gillming officiating.... Full story

 

VISITING SPEAKER AT THE MUSEUM

Mary Yager from Humanities Nebraska speaks Saturday during the opening of the Smithsonian Museum exhibit, "Crossroads: Change in Rural America," at the Fraternal Hall Museum in downtown Kimball....

 

Kimball Invite In The Books

The Kimball Four Winds Golf Course was the site of the Kimball XC Invite, with almost 200 runners in the junior high and high school divisions competing. Runners from Wheatland, Cheyenne, Torrington,...

 

BANNER COUNTY FOOTBALL

Banner County's Nathan Clement takes a pitch from quarterback Jacob Parsons. The young Wildcats ran up against a big, athletic Crawford team last week. Banner County lost its second varsity game of...

 

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