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Honor Flight

Kimball residents lined Chestnut Street from the downtown area up to ShopKo to welcome traveling veterans into Kimball last week. The veterans were on their way to DIA to catch their Honor Flight to...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 8, 2018

Friends and Neighbors: Jennifer Blanke

Home is where the heart is... this motto rings true to many, no matter their differences. For Jennifer Blanke home is where ever the life and love for agriculture may take her. Born and raised just...

 

Kimball youth food drive stocks the pantry

In an effort to stock to Kimball Community Food Pantry, a dozen students from Kimball Public Schools with six adults from the community distributed plastic sacks and flyers to each residence in...

 

Kimball-Banner Counties 4-H recognizes member achievements

4-H'ers and their families celebrated their accomplishments of the past year during the annual Kimball-Banner Counties 4-H Achievement Celebration on Sunday, October 28, at KimBowl in Kimball. 4-H...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 8, 2018

County to purchase vacant building to house transit vehicles

Kimball County plans to purchase and renovate one long vacant Kimball building for a much needed Transit vehicle storage space. At the regular Nov. 5, County Commissioner meeting, Christy Warner, County Transit Administrator addressed the Commissione...

 

Tribute to a friend

This is a story about a man that came to our community in Aug. 2017. He checked into the finer motel for a day then a week and then it was seven months. He and his dog Bo a Red Heeler, he said his name was Boreguard but he just called him Bo. I...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 1, 2018

Potter-Dix Superintendent resigns following kangaroo meat uproar

A special Board of Education meeting was called to order last Wednesday Oct. 24 at the Potter-Dix Junior/Senior High School in Potter. After the uproar these past few weeks with the former Head Cook K...

 

Honor Flight to come through Kimball

Many Korean and Viet Nam War veterans will travel through Kimball at approximately 1 p.m., today, Thursday, Nov. 1, escorted by the Patriot Guard riders, on their way to Denver International Airport....

 

Kimball Lion's Club works on ball fields

Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty assisted fellow Kimball Lions Club members Greg McDaniel, Sonny Porter and Kathy Porter last Thursday taking necessary measurements to correct the drainage at the ball...

 

City plans for Longhorn building

The City of Kimball recently accepted ownership of the building that once housed the Longhorn Restaurant. Once taxes are paid on the building, which has been deemed unsafe, it will be removed from the tax roles as the City works on grants to begin...

 

Old businesses and new businesses, council hears from both

The old Arabian Motel got a new lease on life as an extended stay complex named Red Door Rentals, complete with an in-house coffee house, The Daily Grind. At the Oct. 16 Kimball City Council meeting the building’s owner, Terri Dyer, sought, and...

 

Walking trail officially opens this weekend

Welcome to the Kimball Community Trail. The Kimball Area Foundation Fund committee invites everyone to join them at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the east entrance of the trail for a grand opening...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 25, 2018

Don't let scams ruin your holidays

Kimball Police Department along with banks in the community urge residents to beware of new and old multi-billion dollar scams as well as counterfeit bills that may have made their way back into town. KPD Chief Andy Bremer urges residents to be...

 

Decisions voters will make on November 6

U.S. Senate seat District 3 House of Representative seat Every vote in Kimball County will decide Kimball County seats, including: Kimball County Commissioners – three running, vote for two. Clerk of the District Court – two running, vote for...

 

Kimball Board of Education Candidates

Renee Castagna Hi, my name is Renee Castagna and I was born and raised in Kimball, NE. I have two young daughters, McKenzie is 5 and in Kindergarten and my youngest daughter Layla is almost 3 years old. I work at FirsTier Bank as a Credit Analyst/Loa...

 

Decisions voters will make on November 6

Brandon Mossberg - Kimball County Commissioner “I have lived in Kimball the better part of my life and feel the community here is a great place to grow up and raise a family. I grew up in Kimball with family and friends and had the opportunity to r...

 

Decisions voters will make November 6

Kimball Mayoral Candidates Keith Prunty 1. You just received a $100,000 donation and you get to decide where it is spent. How would you spend the money? I would put the money into our parks. We are trying to update our parks and we don’t have the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 18, 2018

26 pounds of Marijuana confiscated in Kimball Co. in a string of I-80 traffic stops

According to a statement from the Nebraska State Patrol last Tuesday, Oct. 9, 81 pounds of marijuana and 5,000 THC vape cartridges were seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Kimball County. This was one of three traffic stops on I-80 which...

 

PPHD gift may increase mindful motorists

Kimball just received a gift that may keep on giving – drivers a real look at how fast they are going, that is. The Panhandle Public Health District sent a speed indicator to the City of Kimball las...

 

KPD to enforce school permit laws

Following complaints to the local authorities, Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer warns young drivers to follow the letter of the law with provisional permits. A School Permit is required for drivers under the age of 16 to operate a motor vehicle...

 

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