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Following two-year hiatus, GED program returns to Kimball

The level of education one has achieved often dictates job availability, the amount of wages earned and even the career path available. For those who have not earned a high school diploma, the future may seem daunting.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, Americans with less than a high school diploma are among the lowest wage earners and the highest unemployment rate.

For many years, Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) of Scottsbluff offered an Adult Education program in Kimball, according to Adult Education Director Mary Kay Versen, but with dwindling attendance, the program wa...