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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 5, 2018

Lincoln Highway BBQ Fest deemed successful in its inaugural year

Throughout the past, the "Ribs n' More" cook off took place in June, donating the proceeds to a local organization. After Jowain Sherman passed the cherished baton to the James L. Eatmon Masonic...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    July 5, 2018

D.C. Conference offers local students bigger dreams

Washington D.C.’s junior leadership conference catches the eye of the Kimball’s Joseph Bremer, a sixth grade student at Mary Lynch Elementary. This summer Joseph took a trip to Washington D.C. after being nominated by Mr. Bernie Walker for the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 28, 2018

Growing bigger with every year

The fourth annual Potter Car Bowl, scheduled for June 30, will feature new events and added activities for crowd favorites. New this year is the Pine Wood Derby. According to organizer Drew Enevoldsen, Cub Scout Troop 105 was recently organized and...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 28, 2018

State chamber president's focus - economic development

Throughout the years, Nebraska State Chamber President Brian Slone has always known Nebraska as home. Growing up in the small towns of Western Nebraska, Gordon and Gering, Slone has been close to the...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    June 28, 2018

90 years in Kimball County

90 years ago, the Kimball FFA Chapter was chartered. In that time, the chapter has had many accomplishments with several students and alumni receiving their state and American degrees. In addition to celebrating this milestone, Kimball’s chapter...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 28, 2018

Bymer certified Bridge Inspector Team Leader for Kimball County

Kimball County Highway Department's own, Randy Bymer, is finally a certified Bridge Inspector Team Leader after a long process that began in 2013. Bymer needed five years of field work training, follo...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    June 28, 2018

Learning the love of reading

Scottsbluff students performed "Storyland" at the Kimball Public Library on Wednesday, June 20. The actors and actresses dressed in costumes, traveling from one library to another to perform during...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 21, 2018

Volunteers wanted for summer fun at Oliver

Guests at Oliver Reservoir will soon see a new Camp Host. Kimball County Sheriff Harry Gillway was the Camp Host last summer, and a shining familiar light was seen from the small lake that was forgotten years ago with the increased number of...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 21, 2018

Couches are not compostable

Couches are not compostable. The City of Kimball provides dumpsters to all Kimball residents, both brown from household waste and green for compostable items. Neither of these dumpsters are to be used for flooring, couches, wood or other large...

 

Local fireworks fundraiser winner announced, continued donations sought

Over the past few months many of you noticed and contributed to the Firework Fund Spare Change drive. We could not be prouder of all the businesses and citizens who participated – especially in April when the Fourth of July seemed like months...

 
 By Contributed    News    June 21, 2018

Local businesses challenges others for park improvements

A challenge by a local business to other businesses in the community have raised nearly $3,000 to assist the City of Kimball in making park improvements. Elite Oilfield Services has pledged $5,000 in...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    June 21, 2018

Meal program serves kids and adults throughout summer

Danessa Terrill, Food Service Director for Kimball Public Schools, is serving up free breakfast and lunch at Mary Lynch Elementary during the summer. Funding received for the program comes from...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 21, 2018

KPD urges citizens to be alert

Safeguard your property and don’t hesitate to call the police if something seems suspicious. This from Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer as his department just closed one stolen vehicle investigation and opened a second. This first, a stolen...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    June 14, 2018

Hundreds enjoyed the 10th Annual Ranch Rodeo

Buckles, boots and spurs filled the Kimball Banner County Fairgrounds arena Saturday evening as cowboys and cowgirls gathered to compete in the 10th Annual Kimball Ranch Rodeo. Organizers kicked off...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 14, 2018

School Foundation grants local students a Challenge Day

Challenge Day is coming to Kimball. Imagine a school where everyone feels safe, loved and celebrated. Imagine enemies finding common ground and making peace; friends healing past hurts and making...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 14, 2018

Prairie Dogs wreak havoc on pasture land

What caused more than $60,000 in losses since July 1, 2017 throughout Kimball County? USDA Wildlife Specialist, Matt Anderson reported at the June 5 meeting of the Kimball Board of Commissioners that vermin did. Anderson presented a 2017/18 summary...

 

Pave the trail fundraiser kick-off

The Kimball Community Trail sponsored by the Kimball Area Foundation Fund is well into Phase 1 of the project. There are three planning phases to the trail project: Phase 1 is the portion of the...

 
 By Dave Haack    News    June 14, 2018

Remote control car track nears completion

City of Kimball Remote Control Car Park, the remote control (R.C.) car park for Kimball was originated with the thought in mind to have an outdoor facility for entertainment or a fun activity for...

 

Local runners carry a torch

The Cornhusker State Games Torch Run passed through Kimball on Friday, June 8. Runners gathered at 1 p.m. in front of the Kimball County Courthouse. Kimball High School Cross Country and Track team...

 

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