Two more buildings now for sale in downtown Kimball
Downtown Kimball has had several looks, changing with each generation. The current look might best be described as vacant. This week two more buildings, owned by the same man were put on the market. 120 S. Chestnut, currently vacant has been listed. The building has two one bedroom apartments upstairs with a commercial space on the main floor and storage in the basement. It is listed at $200,000. The second building is two doors down at 114 S. Chestnut. Currently operating as Orion Amen, the single story restaurant has a basement and includes all equipment for $230,000.
2023 High School Basketball Preview: Burns Boys
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - The Broncs are going to look vastly different this season; the overwhelming majority of their contributors are gone, which will usher in essentially a brand new group of varsity players. There won’t only be changes on the court, but on the sideline as well....
Six arrested on drug charges in Kimball
Crystal Hunter, 29 was pulled over by the Kimball County Sheriff's Office on Friday December 1st. The traffic stop led to Hunter being arrested for driving on a suspended license and possession of methamphetamine. As a result of the traffic stop, The Kimball County Sheriff was able to obtain a...
Kimball Police arrest suspect in assault case
An arrest has been made following an assault investigation. On 12/02/2023 at approximately 12:56 A.M., the Kimball Police Department responded to a residence in the 400 block of South Jefferson Street, reference a reported domestic assault. A subsequent i.
Savannah Kirkbride of Burns Signs with EWC for Volleyball
Savannah Kirkbride has been a solid contributor for the Burns volleyball program as the Broncs won the 2A state championship in 2022 and finished 2nd in 2023. Kirkbride will be headed to Torrington in the fall to join the Eastern Wyoming College volleyball squad. She was named all-state in 2A this past season and in her career as a middle and outside hitter, Kirkbride has 141 blocks and that is the school's all-time leader in that category. She has recorded 676 digs and 382 kills in her career with the Broncs.
Unexpected Nebraska Snowfall: A Glimpse into Climate Change Challenges
Residents of the Nebraska Panhandle were recently taken by surprise when a swift snow system brought an unexpected winter scene to the area one Sunday morning. Major roadways, including Interstate 80 and Highways 30, 385, and 19, were quickly covered in snow, creating hazardous driving conditions, especially in Kimball, Morrill, Scotts Bluff, and Box Butte Counties. The National Weather Service indicated that the snowfall was a short-lived event and, despite strong winds and reduced visibility, did not necessitate weather advisories or warnings. The forecast promised a shift to warmer weather, with temperatures expected to soar into the 60s and possibly near 70 degrees by Wednesday, before another snow event was anticipated by the weekend.
New Albin Public School: A Legacy of Growth and Community Dedication
The educational journey in New Albin, Iowa, is a testament to the community's resolve and dedication to nurturing its youth. From its origins in a modest five-room structure in 1874, New Albin Public School has mirrored the town's growth and resilience. The school's evolution, marked by the construction of a red brick building in 1916, equipped with modern amenities like a gymnasium and auditorium, established it as a cornerstone of the community.
Longhorns split with Leyton
The Kimball Longhorn girls and boys teams split their games against the Leyton Warriors in Dalton on Friday night. The Lady Longhorns struggled to put points on the board once again, as they fell to the Lady Warriors 48-25. Kimball was outscored in every quarter but the 3rd, where they managed to outscore Leyton 12-10. However, the rest of the game was all Leyton. Individual stats were not available for Leyton, but Kimball was led by sophomore Addy Olson and Junior Rachel Berger. Olson tallied 7 points, including 4 free throws and 5 rebounds. Berger led the Kimball scoring with 8 points, including 5 free throws and 4 rebounds. Individual stats were not available for the lady Warriors.
Residents can help Kimball Health Services EMS fill the food pantry
Help the Kimball Health Services EMS fill the food pantry!!!! EMS can pick up items locally now thru December 8th. For drop off/pick up or inquiries, contact Mandy R. at 720-403-6866, Greg D. at 970-965-9143, or the EMS office at Kimball Health Services!
Today the gas price is close to $2.99 in Burns as of 2023-12-01. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Friday is $3.248, a week ago the price is $3.265 , according to AAA.
Longhorn basketball teams open season in Bayard
The Kimball Longhorn girls and boys got their basketball seasons off to a start last night against the Bayard Tigers. The Longhorns traveled to Bayard for their official opening season games, after both the boys and girls lost to Alliance in the “Hall of Fame Jamboree” preseason warmup games on Monday in Alliance.
Echoes of the Old West: The Bear Mountain Stage Stop Legacy
Nestled in the rich historical tapestry of the Old West, the Bear Mountain Stage Stop near La Grange, Wyoming, serves as a silent sentinel to the rugged days of the Cheyenne-Deadwood Stage Route. Established in the 19th century, this landmark provided a crucial haven for travelers braving the treacherous journey between Cheyenne and Deadwood. Once a bustling hub, it now offers visitors a tangible connection to the era when stagecoaches were essential to communication and commerce.
Brooke Hansen From Burns Commits to Gillette College Volleyball
Burns High School has been a powerful force in 2A volleyball throughout the last two seasons with a state championship in 2022 and a 2nd place finish at state in 2023. Brooke Hansen has played a huge role in that success and she has signed on with Gillette College to continue her volleyball career.
Echoes of the Past: The Haunting Legacy of Harrisburg Ghost Town in Utah
In the vast panorama of the American West, the legend of the Harrisburg ghost town in Utah captures the imagination, a silent sentinel preserving the echoes of a once-bustling pioneer community. Established in the 19th century, Harrisburg—or originally Harrisville—was the fruit of Moses Harris's vision, a fertile spot along Quail Creek where settlers' hopes grew alongside their crops. Yet, the town's promise was not to last; the relentless Virgin River, grasshopper plagues, and Navajo raids left the community in gradual decline, the population deserting for more prosperous lands by the end of the 1800s.
3 Burns High School students receive all State Honors
Burns- Burns High School has a lot to celebrate when it comes to sports. 3 Burns High School Volleyball players were awarded with All State Honors. Ashley Wright received Oregon 3A All-State First Team, Alylah Kaino received Oregon 3A All-State Second Team and Mackenzie King received Oregon 3A All-State Honorable Mention.
Albin: A Portrait of Resilience in American Agriculture
In the grand tapestry of the American West, a small town named Albin stands resilient, its roots deeply entrenched in the heritage of farming and ranching. This community, exemplified by generations of families like the Lerwicks, has cultivated the vast expanses of wheat, corn, and sugar beets that surround them, painting a picturesque embodiment of rural America. Despite the looming shadow of climate change and economic uncertainties, Albin's people uphold an agricultural legacy that is as much a part of them as the soil they till.
The Carpenter Hotel: Preserving History in Austin and Sioux Falls
Amidst Austin's verdant pecan groves lies a structure that is both a nod to the city's architectural heritage and a symbol of its modern ethos: The Carpenter Hotel. This boutique hotel, once a carpenter's union meeting hall, has been transformed through the visionary efforts of architect Jen Turner and The Mighty Union hospitality group. Its inception in the early 20th century marked it as an unassuming local fixture, but today, after a meticulous restoration, it stands as a fusion of Texan tradition and mid-century flair, preserving the past while embracing the city's dynamic future.
Brooke Hansen’s leadership has proved invaluable to Burns volleyball
BURNS — Being a leader is a role not everyone is cut out for. Whether in sports or life in general, being a leader can be a stressful position, requiring someone to be at their physical and mental best day in and day out. For Burns senior Brooke Hansen,...
2023 High School Basketball Preview: Burns Girls
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) - The Lady Broncs sent shockwaves throughout the state last March when they made a run to the title as one of the bottom seeds in the tournament. The team had a losing record and seemingly little momentum coming out of regionals, but played their best ball when it mattered most for the first championship in school history.
Banner, Scotts Bluff and Laramie Counties now in winter storm warning
SIDNEY - Hazardous weather conditions could impact holiday travel in the Nebraska Panhandle and Wyoming this Thanksgiving weekend, according to the National Weather Service office in Cheyenne. A winter storm warning is in effect from 5 p.m. Thursday through 5 a.m. Saturday for Banner, Scotts Bluff, Sioux, Laramie and Goshen...