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Articles from the August 31, 2017 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 31, 2017

Introducing KPS' new teachers

As the Kimball Public School District begins the search to replace school nurse, Emily Stull, several new teachers have already begun their duties. Ben Aarestad takes over the Kimball High School...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 31, 2017

Smith visits Kimball

Adrian Smith, United States Representative for Nebraska's 3rd congressional district, visited Kimball this past Monday, Aug. 28, to speak with the public and answer any questions some people in our...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    August 31, 2017

Veteran's History Project

At age twenty one, the Selective Service System, also known as the “Draft” caught up with Bill Cross of Camden, Arkansas. Sooner or later, the system usually won out. Bill went off to Little Rock, AR for his induction physical and testing....

 

Roughin It

There is a lot of talk in the community lately about keeping tourists in town and wanting people to travel here and to want to stay here - to be a part. First impressions are often the ones that make...

 

Letter to the Editor

“Yeah, I’m in the special class this term. Sure, I like it all right, we have lots of fun and the work’s got some sense to it. I do it. Why did I get put there? Well, I ain’t so sure. The report said I had a low I.Q. But nobody noticed it...

 

Farmer's Day Fun in the Sun planned

Its hard to believe it’s this time of year again, with August coming to a close Farmer’s Day is just around the corner. This year Farmer’s Day will be September 22nd-24th and the theme is Fun in the Sun! The Farmer’s Day Committee is looking...

 

Potter Days this weekend

The Potter Days celebration has traditionally been held on the Labor Day weekend since 1936. In addition to honoring Grand Marshalls Arlie and Mary Ann Kasten, special recognition is also being devoted to Al Combs and the Mads (Larsen) Larson and...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 31, 2017

Yard of the Week: 902 S. Nadine

In addition to a healthy and perfectly manicured lawn, Brett and Tracie Janicek care for brick-edged garden beds full of native grasses and perennials as well as strawberries, mint and sage in honor...

 

Coyotes show small steps of improvement

For Potter-Dix football players, the season is going to be measured in small improvements. "We're focusing on the little things," said Coyote Coach Dale Frerichs. "We're looking for improvement." Down...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 31, 2017

Kimball opens season with a 28-0 shut out

A neutral side matchup took place this past Thursday night when your Longhorns headed east to North Platte to take on Centura, the team out of Cairo. Kimball took to the gridiron as the home team in t...

 

Moore leads Kimball to top three finish

The ladies golf program at Kimball High School opened their season on Aug. 22 at Sidney and senior Lila Moore led the team with a total of 133 for the course. Teammate Maddie Cook, a freshman newcomer...

 

New course proves tough for local runners

Running a new course caused a bit of trouble for the Kimball High School cross country team as they opened their season at the Riverview Golf Course in Scottsbluff on Thursday, Aug. 24. Though senior...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 31, 2017

Lady Horns prep for season with scrimmage

Last Friday the girls had a scrimmage to get things a little more in check for this season opener. “Like every other coach there were things about the scrimmage that I really liked and things that...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 31, 2017

Jock Talk

The High School Fall Sports action opened up full force this past week with Kimball High competing in Girl’s Golf, Cross Country, and Football. You will find stories on all in this week’s Observer Sports. --------------------------------- I want...

 

2017 Kimball Banner County Fair results

Alex Anton; Photography Unit 2 – blue ribbon for composition display/exhibit print, Photography Unit 2 – blue ribbon for composition display/exhibit print, Photography Unit 2 – red ribbon for...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 31, 2017

Rolling out the red carpet - a seminar on presenting Kimball in the best light

A few weeks ago, businesses around the town of Kimball were invited to join Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel, of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln at the Event Center for a very intuitive training session....

 

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