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School Board Picks Superintendent

The School Board was back in session on Monday evening, Feb. 17, after a long day Saturday of interviewing candidates for superintendent of schools. After the approval of the agenda and the reading... Full story


Three Candidates Interviewed Morning To Late Afternoon

The Kimball school board conducted interviews Saturday, Feb. 15, for the three candidates for superintendent of Kimball schools. The candidates were Gregory Gaden, Trevor Anderson and Danielle...


Creg Pike Fills City Council Vacancy

Kimball City Council is back at full strength. In order to make the council complete, Mayor Keith Prunty's appointment of Creg Pike to fill the vacancy on the council was accepted Tuesday by a motion...

 By Barb Cross    News    February 20, 2020 

Community Basketball & Supper Set In Banner

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. This past week many folks celebrated Valentines Day, 4-H had beef weigh-in, and most schools had a day (or two) off for Presidents Day. Pretty busy weekend. This up coming week however seems a lot...


Jon Kuhlman

Jon Kuhlman passed away unexpectedly and peacefully in his sleep on December 14, 2019. He was born in Flint, Michigan, on February 7, 1941, to Fredrick and Lillian Kuhlman. Jon was the sixth child in...


Leo A. Koester

Leo A. Koester, 87, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, February 15, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, February 21, 2020 at the Cantrell Funeral Home...


William F. Jennings

William F. Jennings, 70, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Sunday, February 9, 2020.  Cremation has been held and services will be held at a later date.  Please visit www.cantrellfh.com to view the complete obituary.  The services for...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 20, 2020 

Kimball Goes Big To The Big Show

This is the weekend of the 2020 Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament held in Omaha and Kimball has FOUR STATE QUALIFIERS! It has been a long time since the Longhorns have sent this many young men to the BIG SHOW down east. Congrats to Coaches Wade Bra... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 20, 2020 

Four On The Floor

Kimball will be sending four wrestlers to the Nebraska State Wrestling Tournament in Omaha that gets underway today (Thursday) and continues through Saturday! By virtue of their outstanding...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 20, 2020 

Subdistrict Title Game Next For Lady Longhorns

The Kimball High Lady Longhorns won in Subdistrict on Tuesday night, Feb. 18, beating Perkins County, 46-31. This means that the Longhorns next play in the Subdistrict Championship game 6:30 p.m....

 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 20, 2020 

Boys Top Hemingford

A key win for the Kimball High boys Friday night as they kept their Western Trails Conference hopes alive with a 49-34 win over visiting Hemingford. The Longhorns looked sharp with some good passing and team work with everyone looking for the open ma...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    February 20, 2020 

Hornets Sting Longhorns

In Tuesday night basketball action at Pine Bluffs, the night belonged to the hosting Hornets as they dominated Kimball in both he girls and boys contests. The Lady Hornets won over Kimball 58-23 and the Pine Bluffs boys won over Kimball 85-48. PINE...


Vandals Make The Rounds

Vandalism raised its ugly head in Kimball on the first weekend of February – and the targets of the vandalism were very unusual and different. Cantrell Funeral Home, along with the Four Winds Golf C... Full story


Super Search At Key Point

The Kimball School Board conducted a special meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 11, and will hold another at 8 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15. Both meetings involve the applicants to become the district’s next superintendent. On Tuesday night, board members...

 By Jim Orr    News    February 13, 2020

Keep Kimball Beautiful Effort Looking Pretty

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy Director Jim Macy last week announced $6 million in grants to support 161 environmentally themed projects across the state. The Kimball area received a significant $102,334 chunk of those grants for Keep...


County Government Day

Kimball High School civics student Austin Lulf participated in County Government Day last week. It left an impression on him. Lulf said he "found visiting the jail cell was the most interesting. I...


A Job Well Done

Members of the Lions Club of Kimball presented a $5,861 check Tuesday to Patty Shaw for the Andy Shaw Memorial. The money was raised when the Lions Club sold tickets for the raffle of the late Dan... Full story

 By Barb Cross    News    February 13, 2020

Gabriel Temple Wins Banner Spelling And Geography Bees

Hello everyone and Happy Valentine’s Day! It is tomorrow and what it means to me at this moment is … Well..we are almost half way through February, and how did that happen, Cupid?? Seriously, I do wish you all a special day, at least a nice one....


Kimball Wrestlers Head To District This Weekend

The Kimball High Wrestlers were busy at the WTC/SPVA Tournament this past week at Bridgeport, and will head to North Platte St Pats for District competition this Friday-Saturday. The Longhorns had some good efforts at the conference tournament along...


Winter Sports Winding Down

The winter sports season is fast winding down! The Kimball wrestlers go to the District D-4 Tournament this Friday-Saturday at North Platte St Pats hoping to qualify some of our wrestlers for the State Tournament in Omaha that starts February 20....


Another Perfect Pitch

As of February 9, 2020, Kimball's Dale Hendrickson is a member of the Nebraska Baseball Hall of Fame! And he has a lot of his Kimball friends and fans that can testify to this happening as they... Full story


Kimball Boys Fourth At Western Trails Tournament

The Kimball boys finished 4th in this year's Western Trails Conference Basketball Tournament play, losing 37-34 to Morrill in the consolation finals on Saturday. The Longhorns got off to a good start...


Kimball Girls Lose To Bayard In First Round

The Kimball Hight girls were eliminated from advancing to additional play at Cougar Palace in Scottsbluff with a first round loss at Bayard in Western Trail Conference Tournament play this past week. Unlike the first meeting between these two teams,...


Timmerman Ranch Export

The Timmerman Ranch is where a western Nebraska horse met a Virginia teenager. The program that introduced the two is called the American Quarter Horse Association Ranching Heritage Young Horse Develo... Full story


Kimball Man Jailed, Faces Hearing On Drug Charges

A Kimball man was arraigned and will appear in court Feb. 12 in a case involving drug charges. Shawn Howell, 36, on Tuesday remained in the Kimball County jail on a $50,000 bond. After his arraignment, he was appointed an attorney. His preliminary...


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