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Articles from the October 29, 2015 edition

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 By Dawn Fossand    News    October 29, 2015

Hospital and ambulance receive LUCAS devices

The Kimball County Ambulance Service and Kimball Health Services now have additional equipment to better help save lives. The ambulance service received two LUCAS chest compression systems, while KHS...

 

City council issues funding

City Clerk Rosie Russell's resignation was accepted during the Oct. 20 regularly called Kimball city council meeting. Russell was presented a plaque for her "faithful service to the community" by...

 

Friends and Neighbors: Stay-at-home mom spear-heads Kimball Fall Festival

With 3-year-old twin boys and two older children, Kelleigh Huff certainly stays busy. However, her children were the inspiration behind a project that keeps her even busier each October. Huff, a...

 
 By John Verser    News    October 29, 2015

WYNE improves patient care

Sometimes it pays off to get a little WYNE. The Wyoming-Nebraska (WYNE) state line committee has helped Emergency Medical Services (EMS) groups on both sides of the state line and improved patient care since its inception over two years ago,...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    October 29, 2015

NASB forum 'goes well,' Lewis says

Kimball Superintendent Marshall Lewis said the community forum held last week was "idea generating." The forum held last Wednesday night invited members of the community to discuss the school's...

 

Randomly Tonia: The winds of change

Few of us like change. We adapt, of course, some sooner than others. I, for one, am usually forced into change kicking and screaming. This last week the winds of change have been whisking in the new at The Western Nebraska Observer - changes that I,...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    October 29, 2015

Kimball seniors participate in 'Apply2College'

On Wednesday, Oct. 21, senior students at Kimball High were offered the chance to apply for their choice colleges in the computer lab with Kimball High School counselor Chauncey Petersen. The event...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    October 29, 2015

Veterans History Project

In late 1941, the Selective Service Board was looking for people to fill the thousands of positions and skill sets in all branches of the U.S. military. Japan had made its strike at Pearl Harbor… war had been declared. The U.S. was going to be...

 

Two runners make state

Brandon Barker and Zachery Wagner wrote their names into the top ten list on the Kimball High Cross Country record sheet by virtue of their performances this past season. Barker, a junior, and Wagner,...

 

Lady Longhorns take second at WTC

Another good week of volleyball for the Kimball High Lady Longhorns despite the disappointment of losing to Bridgeport in the championship match of the Western Trails Conference Tournament. The week...

 

Kimball falls to more experienced Bulldogs

Kimball High closed out the 2015 football season Friday night on the road at Bridgeport losing 68-14 to the talented and bigger Bulldog squad. While the Longhorns ended up 1 and 8 on the year, The Bulldogs improved to 6 and 3 and were looking at a...

 

Potter-Dix football ends tough season

The Potter-Dix Coyotes, just coming off a big 54-20 win against South Platte, were defeated by the Leyton Warriors in last Friday’s road conference game between the two rival schools. Though stats were not available for the Coyotes, the Leyton...

 

Lady Coyotes split home triangular

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes split a pair of matches at their triangular on Oct. 20, when they overcame the Banner County Lady Wildcats 2-0 in a non-league test. Sophomore MaKenna Dahlgrin led the Banner County ladies against Potter Dix in kills with...

 

Lady Wildcats face four losses

The Banner County Lady Wildcats were unable to score against the Lady Warriors, who scored two points at the Potter-Dix triangular last Tuesday. The Lady Wildcats were outmatched with Leyton racking up 19 kills and holding Banner County to five. The...

 

Jock Talk

Congrats going out to the Kimball High Volleyball Team for their big win over Perkins County this past week on a special Parents’ Night with the7 senior girls being recognized. This list includes Madison Biesecker, Ireland Olson, Ali Hunsaker,...

 

Knisley takes 89th at state

Banner County’s Courtney Knisley finished 89th at the state cross country meet held Friday in Kearney. Knisley, a sophomore, finished the meet in 23:50.2. It was the second straight season that she competed at the state meet. Haley Arens of...

 

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