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VFW Post 2243 raising funds for local memorial

Kimball veterans are raising money for the newly erected memorial in Gotte Park. The space in front of the flagpoles will eventually be filled in with memorial bricks honoring the county’s veterans. VFW Post 2243 is selling bricks in two sizes,...

 

Motorists urged to slow down and be cautious driving this winter

Winter is upon us and drivers and reminded to travel with safety in mind. Reduce speed of travel. The City of Kimball has a new tool meant to keep drivers mindful of their speed of travel, an...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    November 15, 2018

A break even season for Kimball Football

After a winless season in 2017, the Kimball High football team ushered into a new era of 8-man football with a break-even season going 4 wins and 4 losses in 2018. The Horns came close to going 5-3 lo...

 

A good opening firearm weekend for Kimball area deer hunters

The Firearm Deer Season that opened this past weekend kept the Nebraska Game Wardens busy checking in kills at at the Sportsman's Liquor in Kimball. It also kept owner Lisa Wangler busy filling out...

 

Kimball Youth Food Drive

On Saturday, Nov. 10, several students and adults from the Kimball Community helped collect over 2,100 pounds of non-perishable food and household items that were donated by members of the Kimball...

 

Rock the Democracy

With a number of contested races, Kimball County and City of Kimball voters turned out last Tuesday to decide who will be on the local boards. The number of registered voters in Kimball County...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    November 8, 2018

Early firearm hunting carries huge penalties for Kimball man

Two Kimball County residents face multiple charges, an open investigation continues. According to police reports, on Saturday, Oct. 27, at approximately 11 a.m., Deputy Jason Hottell of the Kimball...

 

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...

 

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