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Articles from the November 3, 2016 edition

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 By Aleta Pearson    News    November 3, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Amy Sorensen

When walking down main street, many people complain that there isn't much of a retail presence in Kimball, and yet Amy and Terry Sorensen have been quietly operating a store front for more than...

 

Working agreement reached between local law enforcement agencies

Just as in days past, agreements can be made and kept based on a word and a handshake. That is how acting Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer feels about the recent agreement made between his department and the Kimball County Sheriff’s Office. A...

 
 By Submitted    News    November 3, 2016

KHS seeks approval to operate new Pine Bluffs Health Clinic

New health providers, expanded hours and new management are in the works for residents seeking medical care in Pine Bluffs and surrounding communities. Pending approval from three state and federal agencies, the newly-renamed “Pine Bluffs Health...

 
 By Tim Nolting    News    November 3, 2016

Across the fence

I remember my first trip off the farm and outside of Atchison County, Kansas. I was probably nine or ten years old and traveling with my Grandpa Nolting, heading west to Colorado. Somewhere, just...

 

KPD fully staffed with two new, seasoned hires

One part time officer has been hired to fill in the gaps for the City of Kimball Police Department, according to Mayor Keith Prunty. A fifteen year veteran from Scotts Bluff County, Scott Bibb, has experience as a K-9 officer as well and has already...

 

Santa's Helpers open Jingle Bell Market

Early bird shoppers and those searching for one-of-a-kind and handmade gifts will surely find their holiday gift-giving spirit at the Jingle Bell Market, sponsored by Santa’s Helpers. The Jingle Bell Market, for crafters, vendors, home businesses...

 

Morris L. Mathews

Morris Mathews, 71, of Gering, died Tuesday, November 01, 2016 at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff. His funeral service will be held at 11am on Friday, November 4, 2016 at Plymouth Congregational Church in Scottsbluff with Pastor Jeremy...

 

Letter to the editor

Friends and Neighbors in Kimball County: I have worked with the Kimball County Agricultural Society for over twenty years. I have found them to be hard working volunteers who care about the youth of our County and about supporting the future of...

 

Letter to the editor

Am I the only one having trouble understanding what’s going on at our Hospital Clinic? Is it the hospital board or the CEO that is responsible for hiring and firing our doctors and nurses? At the clinic all of the front office people were let go. W...

 

Letter to the editor

There is so much buzz on TV lately about ‘Respect isn’t given, it has to be earned.’ and You have to demand respect.’ Frankly, that does seem confusing to me. I would be inclined to expect respect from everyone each time – I know myself. I...

 

Raves, rants and reality

Every week it is my responsibility to collect the information for the courthouse news. While I was in the courthouse this week I decided I might as well vote early because I had already done my research and as we put the paper together on Tuesdays,...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    November 3, 2016

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from...

 

Kimball Halloween Scenes

Youngsters paraded through the Kimball business district on Monday, Oct. 31 during the annual Halloween Parade. Youth collected candy from business owners and employees before heading out with...

 

Trunk or Treat

St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Kimball got a head start on Halloween with their annual Trunk or Treat. Parishners park along Howard and Sixth streets, open their decorated trunks and hand out candy...

 

Lady Coyotes finish regular season 28-1

The Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes, ranked fifth in Class D2 and 70 in the state, continued dominating the courts with a 3-1 win against the Creek Valley ladies on Tuesday Oct. 25 in the Coyote den. Walking...

 

Lady Longhorns suffer tough loss to Raiders

The Lady Longhorns fell in three close sets to the Sidney Lady Raiders leaving Kimball with a 10-20 record entering Sub-Districts. The challenging battle was held on home court, Tuesday, Oct. 25 but was possibly the best game of the year for the...

 

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