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Helping Haiti

A team of 10 individuals from the Evangelical Free Church in Kimball are heading south to start their new year off by building a house. Star and Greg Harvie will lead the team to work for a week in...

 

Quilters Group: Kimball Success Story Strengthens

On the first Saturday of every month, a growing group of women meet to quilt and share stories of their quilting adventures. At the gathering, a member will "show and tell" the other members about a...

 

Helen Joan Johnson

Helen Joan Johnson, daughter of the late Alex and Elizabeth, (Engstrom) Christiansen of Kimball, passed away on January 6 near her home in Butte, Montana. She would have been 85 years old on February 1. Joan was a 1953 graduate of Kimball County...

 

Marian L. McDowall

Marian L. McDowall, 89, of Kimball, passed away at Swedish Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, on Friday, December 20, 2019. A Funeral Mass will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 11th with a Wa...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 9, 2020

Little Kid Wrestling A Big Thing

For any of you city of Kimball officials who are trying to come up with ideas on how to bring people into Kimball, just hold more wrestling tournaments for the little kids! If you happened to drive by the Kimball High School this past Sunday you... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 9, 2020

Sizing Up Kimball At The Break

A lot of area basketball teams take part in Holiday Tournaments after the Christmas break but Kimball takes a bit more of a break and returned to the hardwoods this past Tuesday with a trip to Big...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 9, 2020

K-Town Takedown Attracts 178 Wrestlers

The Kimball Wrestling Club held its Federation Wrestling Tournament this past Sunday – the K-Town Takedown – at the Kimball High gymnasium and attracted a large field of 178 wrestlers, according to one of the organizers, Bob Culek. The parking...

 
 By The Observer    News    January 2, 2020

2019: Going Out Like A Lion

This past weekend's winter storm hit the Kimball area with gusts that kept Old Glory flapping fully extended and the University of Nebraska flag twisting in the wind Sunday next to the Carr Spirits... Full story

 

Retired Fire Chief Reflects On Tenure

Born and raised in Kimball, retired Kimball Fire Chief Rick Wynne dedicated most of his adult life to the Kimball Fire Department. He said he joined the department in 1990 because "that is where all...

 

Resolutions? Here Are Some

According to the History.com website, New Year's Resolutions have been going on for 4,000 years – and the ancient Babylonians were the first recorded to make resolutions. They promised to pay debts...

 
 By Claire Smith    News    January 2, 2020

County Gets FEMA Aid For Blizzard

The Kimball County Board of Equalization met Dec. 17 at the county courthouse, covering routine business and receiving a report on the 125th annual Nebraska Association of County Officials Conference in Kearney from Dec. 11-13. At the conference,...

 

Bernice M. Acheson

Bernice M. Acheson, 100, of Cheyenne passed away December 24, 2019, at Lifecare Center of Cheyenne. She was born November 30, 1919, near Sunol, NE, to Arthur and Sadie Dodrill. She married Charles...

 

Saron P. Andrews Jr.

Saron P. Andrews, Jr., 74, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Thursday, December 26, 2019. Cremation has been held and services will be held at a later date. Friends may visit...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 2, 2020

Pretty Slow In Banner

Here we are, January, 2, 2020. Only thing better will be 2-2-2020, haha. Time sure is flying! So, did you make a New Year’s resolution? I kinda sorta did. Since time seems to be flying by, I don’t see the point in making that diet resolution, so...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 2, 2020

Looking Back At The 2019 Sports Highlights

In looking back at the highlights of 2019, the top happenings occurred in golf! The Kimball High boys had their remarkable three seniors consisting of Dillon Wise, Zane Anthony and Izaak Reuter closing out their careers at Kimball High with a fourth... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    January 2, 2020

Wrestler Bateman Goes 3-1 At Bridgeport

Just one final 2019 Kimball High sporting event to report this week, and that is how Kimball fared at the Bridgeport/Sidney wrestling invite at Bridgeport. There were some positives and some...

 

Potential Buyer Explains Vision For Remodeling, Operations At Kimball Event Center

Rich and Kelli Patterson have plans for the Kimball Event Center – if their deal to buy the center from the city goes through. For now, they are being patient and simply waiting for the process to... Full story

 

Plans Progress To Sell Kimball Event Center

The Kimball City Council passed a resolution Dec. 17 giving the city the legal ability to sell the Kimball Event Center. A number of steps must be taken for the sale to occur over the next several...

 

Dix Woman Gets Probation For Perjury Conviction

Jean Childs of Dix was sentenced in Kimball District Court on Dec. 18 to 24 months of probation. Childs had been convicted of perjury in a September trial. Judge Derek Weimer opened the proceedings with acknowledgment of receiving a pre-sentence repo...

 

Let There Be Lights

Santa's Helpers sponsored the Christmas house decorating contest in the Kimball community, and the results are final. Tied for first place were David Dudney and Kristy Trimble at 6th and Burg...

 

Hoping Everyone Enjoys The Christmas Break

The High School sports action comes to a halt for a short time as the NSAA puts a moratorium on the games and practice until Dec. 27. Kimball competition begins again on Jan. 7, when the basketball teams play at South Platte and the wrestlers are... Full story

 

Kimball Boys Lose To Hershey, Win At Bayard

The Kimball High boys are even on the young basketball season at the Christmas break with 3 wins and 3 losses after splitting the final weekend before the break. On Friday night they battled hard...

 

Schindler, Burris Double Winners At Kimball Triangular

Trey Schindler at 145 pounds and Joseph Burris at 152 pounds were double winners for Kimball High Wrestling Team at the Kimball Triangular Wrestling Meet held this past week, involving Chase County and Leyton along with the hosting Kimball...

 

Kimball Girls Fall To Hershey, Top Bayard

The Kimball High girls had a strong weekend of play as they finished out the pre-Christmas part of their basketball schedule. They lost on the road Friday night to a very talented Hershey club 58-56,...

 

New Officer Brings Kimball Police Force To Full Strength

Tuesday morning Kimball had its newest police officer sworn in at the City Council chambers. Katherine Terrill, the city clerk and deputy treasurer, swore in Joel Mauer. Mauer is finishing up his... Full story

 

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