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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

'Shop With A Cop' Just Won't Stop

"Shop With a Cop" will continue with or without the local Shopko store. Erin Heidemann, head of the "Shop With a Cop" annual event in Kimball, said there will continue to be a "Shop With a Cop" next...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

Friends & Neighbors: Retiring Treasurer Diana Quicke

She has put in 40 years of work for Kimball County and is so close to retirement she can almost taste it. Dec. 31 will be Diana Quicke's official last day as Kimball County treasurer. Beginning her...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

Longhorn Building's Future Debated

A building in Kimball that has served many purposes over the past century is nearing a turning point. The former Longhorn Restaurant building has been accepted by the City of Kimball but has yet to change hands from the previous owners, the Perry...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

Local Woman Arraigned On 4 Felony Charges

Shirrin Sharifpour, 37, of Kimball, was scheduled for an arraignment hearing Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Kimball County District Court before Honorable Judge Derek Weimer on charges of attempted murder,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

JH Wrestling well under way

Kimball Junior High Wrestlers made the trip to Bayard at the end of November, with Trey Schindler leading the way for the team. In the Quarterfinal match Schindler won by fall over Owen Talton of Bayard Schindler also won by fall over Lucas Anderson...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

Kimball Co. woman sentenced last week in Cheyenne Co.

A Dix woman was sentenced to a 12 to 24 months in prison last week on a charge of attempted distribution of meth. Amanda Weinbender was sentenced Dec. 5 in Cheyenne County District Court relating to two incidents dating back to the fall of 2017. The...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018 

Goodies of all colors, shapes and SIZES

Members of the Kimball Baptist Fellowship Teen and Tweens group have decided to open their hearts once again this Christmas season and bake some goodies to add to the Helping Hands Food Pantry...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 6, 2018

High honor for Rasgorshek

The 2018 recipient of the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department's prestigious Honorary Fireman Award has been selected. And the winner is ... Rodney Rasgorshek. Rasgorshek, of Kimball, has a place on the...

 

Minimizing Risk Gets Noticed For County

At the regular Kimball County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday this week, Mark Masterton of the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association presented the commissioners with a longevity...

 

The One Act is a class act at Kimball High School

The One Act at Kimball High School progressed very well throughout the year, competing at Western Trails Conference, South Platte Valley Association and district competitions in recent weeks. The One Act cast this year consists of two seniors, three...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 6, 2018

That wasn't really a close shave

A local bar and grill under new ownership threw in a twist for the month of No Shave November. Chute # 7 hosted the First Inaugural Beard and Mustache Competition on Friday, Nov. 30, to end No Shave...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 29, 2018

County board moves forward to purchase transit building

Following a Nov. 19 informational meeting, Kimball County Commissioners met in open session to determine if Kimball County should purchase and renovate a building for the local transit system during a public hearing on Tuesday, Nov. 20. The board...

 

Local family feeds spirits and stomachs on Thanksgiving

With much to be grateful for, one Kimball family showed appreciation with an open invitation to share a meal for the Thanksgiving holiday. Alecia Klein and her uncle held a delightful dinner for anyone in the community to enjoy on Thanksgiving...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 29, 2018

Hometown bar has a big plans for the next couple months

The bar will be closed on Dec. 20 for their annual employee Christmas party, and closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas as well. To kick off the new year Beer and Loathing presents Sultry Sounds live on Dec. 31 at 9 p.m. along with the annual...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    November 29, 2018

Where are they now?

Ireland Olson, daughter of Rick and Shelly Olson, of Kimball, and Melissa Olson of Ephraim, Utah, recently completed her Basic Combat Training and was in the graduating class number 69-18 held at...

 

St. Paul's celebrates 100 years

St. Paul's was organized in 1918 soon after World War I came to a close. On November 24 of that year a meeting was held in the farm home of Benjamin Hilpert. Pastor O.W. Juengel, of Sidney, presented...

 

Kimball plans visioning workshop for the Longhorn

As the Panhandle Area Development District (PADD) seeks applicants for Brownfield Assessment funds, Kimball begins the process of a local brownfield subject site – the Longhorn building. According...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 22, 2018

Shopping local increases local Christmas spirit

Christmas in Kimball is coming to town once again this holiday season and Santa's Helpers urge citizens to keep Christmas shopping at home, providing Christmas spirit at home. Santa's Helpers are...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 22, 2018

Local FFA members attend District 12 Leadership Development

The FFA District 12 Leadership Development events took place last Wednesday, Nov. 14 in Chadron with 25 Kimball FFA members in attendance. Local FFA members take pride in their community as well as looking to better themselves. The Parliamentary...

 

Local veterans honored

Kimball County veterans gathered at the Harry E. McNees Auditorium on Monday, Nov. 12 for the annual Kimball High School civics class Veterans Day program. See page 8 for more phot...

 

Gumdrops and Candy Canes

Santa’s Kimball helpers are ready to light up the town with the annual Parade of Lights and Christmas Lighting and Decor contest. The deadline to enter in the lighting and décor contest is Dec. 13 for either a residential entry or a business...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 15, 2018

State economic team tours Kimball

Members of the Kimball community joined the State of Nebraska’s Department of Economic Development business attraction and development team this past week, Wednesday Nov. 7 to learn from economic development leaders who are creating new...

 

Where are they now? Rebekah (Williams) Franklin

Given devastating news when she was young and full of hope, Kimball graduate Rebekah (Williams) Franklin could have given up – and she nearly did, instead she chose to grow, and to offer hope to...

 

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