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New sign honors Al, Fredene Pietsch

SPNRD looks at differences in South Platte River and Lodgepole Creek comparisons

With the upcoming information session and public hearing on Sept. 15, the South Platte NRD continues to provide information to the public utilizing the Western Water Use Management Modeling (WWUMM). One important aspect to the WWUMM is to help...

Veterans History Project: Vickie L. Morlock, U.S. Marine Corps

It is a rare thing for a young woman to want to join the Marine Corps. When their advertisements appear on various media, finding a female in the coverage takes some work. But they are there. They trained and worked just as hard, had similar goals,...

Commissioners approve tourism board bylaws change

The Kimball County commissioners approved bylaw changes for the county visitors committee at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled meeting. Prior to Tuesday, the bylaws required that two members of the seven-member visitors committee be involved in...

KKB grants could be lost if funding formula changes

The City of Kimball Board of Public Works considered a facility use agreement between the city and Keep Kimball Beautiful, the organization that addresses local recycling needs, at its regular board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Board Chairman Jim...

KHS HOMECOMING ROYALTY

Homecoming royalty was crowned at halftime of Friday's football game against Gordon-Rushville. Ireland Olson was crowned homecoming queen, while Tyler Magninie was crowned homecoming king. Pictured,...

Longhorns fall in season opener, 28-13

Kimball overcame early mistakes to take a 7-6 lead into the fourth quarter before Gordon-Rushville came back to win 28-13 to spoil homecoming night at Keith Staehr Field last Friday. "We didn't play ...

New sign honors Al, Fredene Pietsch

A new granite sign will welcome golfers to the Four Winds Golf Course. The sign was donated by the children of Al and Fredene Pietsch in memory of their parents. The 3,800 pound of granite was built...

Wise competes in regional masters

Kimball's Payton Wise competed in the Regional Masters Drive-Chip-Putt contest this past weekend in Denver and ended up fourth overall in her division. She actually finished 2nd in the long drive for ...

F. Ferne Johnson

F. Ferne Johnson, of Scottsbluff, died on Aug. 29, 2015, at Western Nebraska Veterans Home. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, Sept. 5, at 10:30 a.m. at the West Nebraska Veterans Chapel in...

Sharolyn Kay Robbins

Sharolyn Kay Robbins, 75, passed away at the Kimball County Manor on Aug. 27, 2015 with family and friends by her side.  Shari, was born in Ovid, Colorado, on Sept. 14, 1939, the daughter of Alva...

 
 
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