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 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Adult lunch costs raised to statewide level

Last year the Kimball Schools nutrition program served more than 20,000 breakfasts and more than 50,000 lunches between both schools. “Of course, it goes down every year because our enrollment goes down,” Program Director Danessa Terrill said....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Underpass project hits another snag

The city of Kimball received notice that estimates have nearly doubled for the long-awaited underpass project. Though the underpass has been discussed since as early as 2009, the most recent project was initiated in 2014. At that time the city’s...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Joint City/County budget board negotiate snow removal and dispatch increases

Immediately following the Park and Recreation Executive Board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14, Kimball County Commissioners met with Kimball City Council to discuss several joint ventures the two municipalities share. For a number of years the City of Ki...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Kimball's emergency personnel experienced a virtual training experience

Kimball saw an influx of emergency issues this past Tuesday, Aug. 28, with real life scenarios carried out by high fidelity simulators. Kimball emergency responders joined those from Pine Bluffs,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Park and Rec. budget increase held to just 2 percent

Kimball County Commissioners, along with County Clerk Cathy Sibal, met with the Kimball City Council members on Tuesday, Aug. 14 as the Park and Recreation Executive Board, one of several joint ventures between the two boards. The joint board...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 23, 2018

Non-registered sex offender arrested

According to an arrest affidavit from the Kimball Police Department on Monday, Aug. 13, at approximately 5:17, Officer Henderson Bryson of the KPD was notified by Chief Andy Bremer, that Wayne L. Schmidt had been living here in Kimball for longer...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 23, 2018

Kiwanis is always looking for new members

In the next year Kiwanis of Kimball and Banner Counties is looking to grow their members and solidify the events and programs to offer Kimball and Banner Counties. Kiwanis of Kimball and Banner Counties began less than a year ago, there were 15...

 
 By Harry Gillway    News    August 23, 2018

Sheriff's Corner

Let me start by saying, when something bothers me I feel the need to address it and express my thoughts. As always, I don’t mind you having a different opinion and the thoughts here are my own but supported by others. Last night I read an article...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 23, 2018

Veteran's Memorial dedication planned, flags to be unveiled

Kimball’s Veteran’s Memorial dedication will take place on Monday, August 27 at 5 p.m. in Gotte Park. The dedication will include an opening prayer and speakers, including Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty, United State Air Force Lieutenant Colonel...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 23, 2018

2018 Potter Days Grand Marshals

Bob and Shirley Gaston have been selected the 2018 Potter Days Grand Marshals. Potter Days festivities are August 31 and September 1 and 2. Bob was born in Sidney, and attended Potter Public Schools,...

 

2018 Kimball Banner County Fair results

Citizenship & Civic Education Sr. Home Environment Grand Champion-Braden Lukassen Reserve Champion-Preston Corfield Jr. Home Environment Grand Champion-Aubrey Culek Reserve Champion- Ethan Sharples Technology Exhibit Grand Champion-Ethan Sharples...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 16, 2018

Kimball Banner County Fair celebrates 100 years

100 years of blue jeans and family dreams at the 2018 Kimball-Banner County Fair. The week started off with the Hay Bale Decorating Contest, round bales were placed throughout the city of Kimball as...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 16, 2018

Activate Kimball takes one more step towards Kimball's walking/biking path

Activate Kimball hosted Felsburg Holt Ullevig Engineering at the regular Aug. 13 committee meeting from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall in Kimball. The firm, of Lincoln, created a draft report for Activate Kimball as the grassroots group that...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 16, 2018

Library remains a social center of the community

Back to school time is just around the corner and the Kimball Public Library has many activities planned for all ages. Activities include a weekly Wednesday Preschool story time with 10-16 children attending. Club Next, the after school program is...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 16, 2018

VSO position to remain unfilled

The Kimball County Commissioners made a decision not to decide right away on the Kimball Veteran’s Service Officer at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Andy Bremer, Chairman of the County Veterans Service Committee and Darcee Wheeland, Coun...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 16, 2018

City of Kimball is shooting for net zero property tax increase

Budget season has begun as the end of the fiscal year approaches and Kimball City Council held the first budget workshop on Thursday, Aug. 2 to review each department’s proposed budget. Council and department heads were pleased, though cautious, wi...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 16, 2018

Volunteers answer the call to open the museum

The High Plains Museum is open on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday each week through Farmer's Day, Sept. 29, thanks in large part to a small group of willing volunteers. According to High Plains...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    August 16, 2018

Kimball schools boast six new teachers

As Kimball Public Schools brings in new students, it also attracts 6 new teachers onto the staff. Mary Lynch Elementary has three new teachers, and the Kimball High School also has three new...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 9, 2018

Local royalty represent Kimball and Banner Counties regionally

Your 2018 Kimball PRCA Rodeo has been represented well this past year, from Kimball's 2017 Farmers' Day parade to Cheyenne Frontier Days and many stops in-between. Nicole Delaplane of Kimball and...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 9, 2018

ACE funds used to build permanent tribute to veterans

Flag poles now stand tall awaiting their flags in Kimball's Gotte Park. This project has been two years in the making, and is funded by approximately $8,000 in ACE returns. The poles, which stand 25 a...

 

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