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Life saving device donated to BVFD

Huff placed on leave

Kimball Police Chief Darren Huff has been placed on paid administrative leave, according to City Administrator Daniel Ortiz, who could offer no further information. A confidential source alerted Western Nebraska Observer staff that Huff was under...

Shots fired call leads to traffic stop

A Labor Day traffic stop caused some citizens and passersby concern. The Western Nebraska Observer received a letter asking why nothing had been printed following “an apparent drug bust near the underpass at I-80 on Highway 71”. The letter...

Life saving device donated to BVFD

The Bushnell Volunteer Fire Department recently received a donated life-saving, grain bin rescue tube from Farm Credit Services, according to Chief Klent Schnell. FCS donated more than 400 of these...

Friends and Neighbors: Farmer's Day Dignitaries

Lifelong Kimball resident Martha Mossberg, 99, was chosen as the 2016 Farmer's Day Outstanding Homemaker. Mossberg was born and raised on a farm in Kimball County and graduated from Kimball High...

Pork and beef donated to Banner County School

This month’s Banner County School board covered numerous issues with decisive understanding of both the school and county’s needs. While reviewing the thorough accounting from Lana Sides, Superintendent, of the school’s first month’s...

Nationally honored runner to compete in Farmer's Day Fun Run

Andrew Knutsen will be out to set a new record as he runs in the Farmer’s Day Fun Run this Saturday.  Andy, with Kimball ties, including his uncle Jerry, and his father Steve, who will also be back in town to help celebrate his Class of 1966...

Kimball runners push for season and personal best

The Kimball Cross Country team competed in Alliance on Sturday, Sept. 17, according to head coach Tiffany Johnson. "It was a really good day and all of our runners ran really well. Most of our...

Longhorns fall to Mitchell and Chase County

The Kimball High Football Team is still looking for that first win after dropping games to Mitchell and Chase County the past two weeks.  On top of this, the schedule doesn't get any easier as they...

Longhorn Volleyball upgrades season record to 3-8

The Kimball Lady Longhorns brought in another win when they hosted the Pine Bluffs, Wyo. Hornet on Thursday, Sept. 15 in Kimball upgrading their record to 3-8 for the season. The Lady Horns played in the Alliance triangular on Tuesday, Sept. 20. No...

Wildcats struggled with Minatare's size

The Banner County wildcats took one on the chin as they lost a conference game against Minatare, at home Friday, 45-83. "Our biggest challenge was Minatare's size, I knew going in we would struggle...

Letter to the Editor: Seconds

In a few seconds a huge semi-truck with a long trailer rumbled south on Chestnut through Kimball. Just long enough for me to look up and see the trailer loaded with hay. What a beautiful sight. All these bails of hay represented an incredible...

Boyd E. Russell

Boyd E. Russell, 90, formerly of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming, died in Peoria, Arizona, on September 10, 2016. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, Sept 29, 2016 at the Pine Bluffs...

 
 
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