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Sasse talks government overreach, security in Kimball stop


Tonia Copeland

Senator Ben Sasse talked about government overreach, security concerns and more last Wednesday in front of approximately 50 people during a stop in Kimball.

Senator Ben Sasse made a stop in Kimball County during his first trip back to the panhandle after his election last fall.

Sasse, a first-term Republican, visited with locals last Wednesday at the historic Brookside farm just north of Kimball. Kendall and Beverley Atkins, owners of the farm, hosted Sasse in his visit.

Following a short introduction, Sasse addressed the diverse crowd, which included students from Jeri Ferguson's incoming civics class and community leaders.

Sasse said he wanted to spend the month of August listening to Nebraskans about their ideas and concerns. He answered loc...

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