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Articles from the February 18, 2016 edition

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 By Dawn Fossand    News    February 18, 2016

FFA offers more for everyone, no farm or ranch required

FFA is not exclusively for farmers and ranchers, according to Kimball High School agriculture instructor and FFA advisor, Sally Wheeler. Wheeler, who grew up with an agricultural background added that the FFA mission is to make a positive difference...

 

Kimball hosts first case review/training

Last Tuesday was a first for Kimball area emergency personnel when they witnessed Regional West Medical Center's Air Link helicopter land in the old West Elementary playground. The helicopter landed...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    February 18, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: The Lukassens

The interest, involvement and passion shown for FFA, is a generational for Doug and Sandy Lukassen. The Lukassens have been married for 33 years now, and met at a State FFA Convention, as Sandy's...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 18, 2016

New Dimension brings home the gold

New Dimension, Kimball High School's show choir, recently competed in the Nebraska Choral Directors Association (NCDA) competition, the second competition for the show choir, at Imperial and brought...

 

Larry C. Larson

Larry C. Larson, born to Lillie and Joseph Larson in Dalton, Nebraska, in 1937, passed away Jan. 20, 2016 in Gold Canyon, Arizona. Larry lived a full life raising three boys, piloting airplanes, riding motorcycles, fishing and establishing himself...

 

Walter E. Bemis

Walter E. Bemis, 85, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Wednesday, February 10, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 at St. John's Lutheran...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    February 18, 2016

Veterans History Project

In the summer of 1952, the Korean War was in-progress. Many of the young men and women in the Midwest were joining the various branches of the service. Aldon Eckland (Al) fancied the US Navy. He and his best buddy from school went to the recruiter...

 

Dead Eye Shooters host Panhandle Best

The Dead Eye Shooters hosted the 2016 Panhandle Best 4-H Air Rifle Match on Sunday, February 14, 2016 at the Event Center in Kimball. Youth came from all over to participate in this event, with 40...

 

FFA Alumni offers support

The Kimball FFA Alumni has a few secrets and they are chomping at the bit to tell. Not only is Kimball’s alumni the oldest FFA Alumni chapter in Nebraska, they also have the largest number of lifetime alumni members of any chapter in the state....

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    February 18, 2016

Kimball hosts speech invitational

The Kimball High School Speech team competed on Saturday, Feb. 13 at the high school, along with fourteen other schools. It was Kimball's first invitational. "Our kids were spectacular with setting up...

 

Garrett Pedersen Kimball High state qualifier

Kimball High sophomore Garrett Pedersen is headed to Omaha and the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament after placing third at the C-4 District Tournament held at Broken Bow this past weekend! Garrett...

 

Lady Longhorns fall to Hemingford 64-50

The Kimball High Lady Longhorns stayed close early but wore down later in a 64-50 loss to visiting Hemingford this past Friday night. It was the latest in a 3-game losing streak that has occurred...

 

Jock Talk

A “SHOUT OUT” to Garrett Pedersen today for his awesome showing at the District Wrestling Tournament. The young sophomore is a state qualifier for Kimball High and now has the opportunity to become a three time State qualifier and three time...

 

Lady Coyotes triumph over Banner County

The Banner County Lady Wildcats faced some tough opposition when they hosted the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes Friday, Feb. 12. With senior Paige Cross out for an ankle injury, and senior Shaylee White in...

 

Banner boys battle tough PD squad

With a hefty bench to draw from, the Potter-Dix Coyotes handily defeated the Banner County Wildcats on Friday, Feb. 12 in Harrisburg. Seth Dvorak was out after suffering a concussion in the Feb. 5...

 

Hornets win out in home court games

Fans were treated to some up-tempo and exciting high school basketball with the hosting Pine Bluffs Hornet teams winning out over the visiting Kimball High clubs this past week. Both the girls and boys contests were close with the Lady Hornets...

 

Horns lose to Hemingford

The Kimball High boys were no match for visiting Hemingford Friday evening coming up on the short end of the score board in a 67-43 loss. A combination of poor shooting and being out rebounded 49 to...

 

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