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Articles from the September 19, 2019 edition

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The story of Kenneth Lee Lockwood started and concluded in Kimball as he was laid to rest in the Kimball Cemetery in December 1944. But a new chapter is unfolding as a museum is researching the World... Full story


Blaze Ravages Kimball Home

A fire consumed a Kimball house owned by Terry Jefferson and rented by Luis (Beeb) Larez about 2:30 p.m. Sunday.The location of the fire was 308 ½ South Washington. Larez said the fire marshal... Full story


Bikers Git-R-Done: Horseshoe Pits Ready For Farmer's Day

A local motorcycle club has opted for volunteer work in the evening instead of riding their motorcycles. The club is in the process of restoring the horseshoe pits at Gotte Park just in time for... Full story


Wheat Harvest Over, But County Producers Keep Chugging Along

While wheat harvest has concluded for 2019, ag producers have not slowed down one bit. They still have wheat to seed, crops to tend to, and bean, beet, millet and corn harvest. Farming primarily in the northwestern and southern part of Kimball...

 By Barb Cross    News    September 19, 2019

Banner School Groups Going On The Road

Good morning friends and neighbors near and far! Hope this beautiful fall weather has been just what you needed. Some of  you might have had a little more rain then necessary this past week, don’t know.  Just hoping that all is well on your end....


James LeRoy Jackson

James LeRoy Jackson, age 87, passed away on September 15, 2019, at Heritage Estates in Gering, NE. Cremation has taken place and memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 24,...


Marvin Jensen

Marvin Jensen, 78 of Kimball, died on Monday, September 16, 2019, at the Kimball County Manor. Funeral arrangements are pending at the Cantrell Funeral Home. A complete obituary will be published in next week’s edition of the Ob...


Claire C. Tritt

A graveside memorial service will be held for Claire C. Tritt, long time Kimball resident, at 2 p.m., mountain time, Friday, October 11, 2019 in the Kimball City Cemetery.  Her obituary appeared in the June 20, 2019 edition of the Kimball...


Kimball Invite Quite The Event With 223 Runners

If you didn’t get out to the Kimball Invitational Cross Country meet Friday afternoon, you certainly missed out on quite a sight! With 223 runners coming to compete, plus all of the coaches, bus drivers, friends and family members, there were a lot... Full story


Longhorns Shut Out Southwest In 42-0 Win

The Kimball High football team made a long Friday night trip to Bartley pay off with a 42-0 win over the Southwest opponent in 8-man football action. With the win, the Longhorns evened their record at 1-1 going into tomorrow night’s home encounter...


Chantel Malson A Standout At Kimball Cross Country Meet

Kimball High hosted their annual Cross Country Invite this past Friday and attracted the largest field of runners ever, according to Kimball Activities Director Ken Smith. The final tally was 223...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 19, 2019

Potter-Dix, Kimball Do Battle In Volleyball

Potter-Dix's Lady Coyote Volleyball team hosted a triangular meet against Mitchell and Kimball last Thursday, and came away with a split against the Panhandle rivals. First up was the Lady Coyotes... Full story


Payton Wise Sixth At Mitchell Invite

Kimball sophomore Payton Wise picked up yet another medal, to add to her collection of hardware,at the Mitchell Invitational Golf Tournament held this past Thursday. Payton, like almost all of the... Full story


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