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Kimball salutes our veterans


Kim Sharples for the Western Nebraska Observer

Karl Elmshaeuser, far left, joins local veterans on stage during the 15th Annual Kimball High School Civic Class Veterans Day program. From left, local veterans pictured are Joe Hernandez (partially hidden), Bill Gawith, Don Olson, Dave Hickman, Larry Williams, Stan Pearson and Everett Durham.

Generations of Kimballites gathered together in the Harry McNees Auditorium on Nov. 9 to celebrate the observance of Veterans Day put on by the 2016 Kimball High School Civics class.

According to Jeri Ferguson, it was the 15th year that the KHS Civics class had, under her direction, put on the program for local veterans and the community. Ferguson has always had a "passion for patriotism" as she calls it. When she first started the Veterans Day program, fifteen years ago, she did so because she felt that "kids at that time were taking for granted" not only veterans themselves but the meanin...

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