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Articles from the September 23, 2021 edition

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Bonds Approved For Hospital

Kimball Health Services officials and Andy Forney, vice president and public finance banker for D.A. Davidson & Co., met Tuesday with the Kimball County Commissioners at their regular bimonthly board meeting where they approved the issuance of...



Newborn – 11 Months 1 – Baylor Ingram 2 – Cora LaBeau 3 – Veronica Barker... Full story



1-Bailey Ann Baker 2-Bodie Diamond 3-Ely Wilke... Full story



1- Sawyer Hendrickson Culek (tie) 1-Bella Winters (tie) 2-Bristol Loeschke 3-Evelyn Merryfield... Full story


Here Comes Farmers Day 2021

Kimball will be celebrating Farmers Day weekend from Sept. 24-26, and the theme describes Kimball to a tee – Small Town Roots and Cowboy Boots. Events that start the celebration include the Kimball... Full story


State Reinstates COVID Dashboard; 223 Panhandle Cases

Area concerns for COVID-19 are rising as the state of Nebraska and Gov. Pete Rickets have announced the state COVID dashboard will be reinstated beginning this week. On Monday, the Unified Command confirmed 223 more cases of the virus in the...



At Kimball Public Library, you can check out a drill and drill bit set when you check out your next book. The "Library of Things" is open for business at the library, a non-traditional collection of...

 By Barb Cross    News    September 23, 2021

Hoping For A Fire-Free Week

Good morning! I sincerely hope this week is fire-free. The fire that was in Scottsbluff County last week caused more damage and more smokey air for us to breathe. We are several miles away and yet Thursday evening from our deck we could see a huge...


How Are Wildfires Named? Here's How

Have you ever wondered how the area fires receive their names? It is not alphabetical like hurricanes. According to Ron Leal, director of Region 21 Emergency Management, the naming of the fire is up to the incident commander. Leal said all larger...


Craig Alan Adels

Celebration of life for Craig Adels will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, September 24, 2021 at Gillette Memorial Chapel with Randy Blakeman officiating. Craig Alan Adels, 68, passed away September 13, 2021, surrounded by his family at home in... Full story


Antelope Stampede Becomes A Reality

An excited 14-year-old Ella Kearney-Turner from Colorado rode in her first 25-mile bike race, the Antelope Stampede. Her brother finished first in the 25-mile race, and she finished just behind him... Full story


'79 State Volleyball Champs To Be Honored

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Nebraska State High School Volleyball Championships.  The Nebraska Schools Activities Association would like to commemorate this milestone by having the high schools honor and recognize former players and...


Coyotes Rip Rams, 65-25

A strong start and a big second quarter by the Potter-Dix Coyotes was too much for the visiting Crawford Rams to overcome, and the Coyotes moved their record to 3-0 with a big 65-25 win Friday night...


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