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 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...

 

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...

 

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