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Operating Budget Up Slightly For Kimball School District

The Kimball School Board held its annual budget hearing Tuesday to set the final tax request, and it was approved with little discussion. The 2019-20 property tax request is $6,078,260.73. Of that amount, $150,000.00 is for a Special Building Fund....

 
 By Jim Orr    News    September 12, 2019

County Makes Cuts, But Taxes Inch Up

Spending is down a bit and the tax rate up nearly 2 cents for every $100 of property valuation under the $32.45 million Kimball County budget that the board of commissioners approved Sept. 4. For the owner of a $100,000 home, annual county property...

 

Several Charges, 2 Arrests In Kimball Drug Bust

Kimball police officers and a Kimball County sheriff’s deputy initiated a traffic stop Sept. 7 on a vehicle in the 300 block of South Chestnut Street for failing to utilize its turn signal. After officers made contact with the driver, they said the...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 12, 2019

It's Back To School Night At Banner County School

Good morning Banner County, and a beautiful one it is! We had rain here a few evenings ago and I am not sure if that was a help or a hindrance for those of you getting the corn fields ready. I have myself no corn, so I enjoyed the rain. Well,...

 

Lois H. Klassen

Lois H. Klassen, 85 of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Thursday, September 5, 2019. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at St. Joseph's Catholic Chu...

 

Charleen A. (Fenstrom) Herboldsheimer

Charleen A. Herboldsheimer, age 92, of Potter, NE passed away Wednesday, September 4, 2019 in Potter. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 11 in the Prairie West Church in...

 

Busy Weekend For Longhorn Sports

A busy weekend for the Kimball High Sports teams and their fans. It starts out on Friday with the Kimball Invitational Cross Country Meet being held at the Four Winds Golf Course with a 12 noon start time for the junior high runners followed by the h... Full story

 

Bull Rider Mossberg Aims To 'Go Big'

Most kids at 15 years of age don't really know what they want to do, but River Mossberg absolutely knows. "I want to go big," he said. River, the son of Kim Freeman of Cheyenne and Brandon Mossberg...

 

Longhorn Cross Country Hosts Kimball Invite Friday

The Kimball Cross Country Team will be running on familiar hills and dales this Friday as they host their own Kimball Invite at the Four Winds Golf Course area with a start time of 12 noon. pectators are welcome to come out and cheer on the runners....

 

Kimball Golfers Get 3 More Wins

An outstanding week for the Kimball High girl's golf team as they picked up 3 team wins led by sophomore Payton Wise with 3 individual top finishes! The Lady Longhorns started off with a pair of...

 

103 AND COUNTING

Looking back on her life, Maxine James put it simply, "I have enjoyed life, no complaints. I have my health; you've got a lot if you have your health." Maxine will hit the 1-0-3 mark on Sept. 11. She... Full story

 

Old Kimball Motel Gets New Life

Known as the Western Motel, built in 1962 along Highway 30 in the midst of Kimball's oil and missile boom, this 57-year old-motel has seen and heard probably everything that Kimball could offer. A few...

 

Dix Woman Found Guilty Of Perjury

Four men and eight women found Jean Childs of Dix guilty of the crime of perjury on Friday, Aug. 30, in Kimball District Court. The jury took just over an hour to determine her guilt. Jean Childs was represented by public defender Lindsay Snyder,...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    September 5, 2019

Friday Night Lights Return To Banner County

Good morning, Banner County. Here is hoping that you have had a good week, Labor Day included! You know it has been quite awhile since we have seen the lights on at the school football field. This past Friday was that night, and although there...

 

Military Vehicle Convoy Overnights At Gotte Park

Kimball rolled out the red carpet for the Military Vehicle Preservation Association convoy on their 38 day, 3,200 mile trek across the country. The convoy, between 40-50 vehicles, overnighted at...

 

Opening Week's Sports Highlight Goes To Payton Wise

Highlight of the opening week of Kimball High School Fall Sports is of course the new Kimball school record round of golf shot by sophomore Payton Wise. The talented young lady won the Bayard Tournament with her awesome round of 46-35=81 for her... Full story

 

Longhorns Fall To Eagles, 62-20, In Opener

The Kimball High Longhorn Football Team suffered a 62-20 loss to the visiting Garden County Eagles in the season opener for both teams in 8-man football action this past weekend. It took parts of two...

 

Wise Sets School Record With Round Of 81 At Bayard

The Kimball High Girls Golf Team got the season underway at the Sidney Tournament this past week on a Tuesday and came right back to play at Bayard on Thursday. Sophomore Payton Wise brought home...

 

Longhorns Volleyball Opens 1-1 During Busy Early Season

We are off to a 1-1 start with lots of games coming up on the next two weeks. I was pleased with the girls staying composed under a trying circumstance. Megan Spicer our returning starter and setter...

 

Kimball Cross Country Opens At Scottsbluff

The Kimball Longhorn Cross Country Team opened the season at the Scottsbluff Panhandle Classic Invite this past Thursday evening and the highlight for coach Tiffany Johnson’s runners was a top 25 medal performance by sophomore Chantel Malson, who...

 

THE HARVEST FIRE

The day began like a normal harvest day for the Wasielewski family. The farm family has always worked together to harvest their own wheat. Brandie Wasielewski was driving the combine while daughter... Full story

 

Expressway A Long And Winding Road

U.S. Rep. Adrian Smith, R-Neb., attended the annual meeting this month for the Heartland Expressway at Windbreak Bar and Grill in Kimball. Smith addressed the entire group of about 30 people about...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    August 29, 2019

Kimball Area Recylcling Gets Boost From State

Kimball has received a $10,212 slice of Nebraska's funding pie for recycling and waste reduction. The grant money will go to the "Keep Kimball Beautiful" campaign. Some funds will be for increasing...

 

ENCORE, ENCORE

The artists have been selected and the shows will go on – that is, the four Community Concert Association shows. In 1975, Kimballites decided they needed entertainment and so the long standing...

 

Della Mae Mader

Della Mae Mader was born in Kimball, NE, June 19, 1934, to John and Helen Adels. She attended high school in Limon, NE, graduating in 1952. After graduation, she moved back to Kimball. Della Mae worke...

 

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