Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Articles from the April 30, 2015 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 28



 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 30, 2015

City of Kimball budget improving, auditor says

The Kimball City Council reviewed the 2013-2014 city budget during their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 21. Terry Galloway, of Almquist, Maltzahn, Galloway & Luth, CPA, presented the budget to council via telephone and outlined...

 

Celebrating Earth Day

Fifth grade students from Mary Lynch Elementary School ventured over to the Kimball County Manor last Wednesday (April 22) to help plant trees for Earth Day. The trees, two hackberry trees and one...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 30, 2015

Main Street program helps with improvements in Kimball

There are many noticeable improvements to businesses along Chestnut street in Kimball, including the new signage at the intersection of Chestnut and Third, also known as the junction of highways 30...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 30, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Les Reemts' planned short stay in Kimball has lasted over 50 years

Les Reemts built a life in Kimball in a somewhat accidental way. He completed pharmaceutical college in Scottsbluff, where he worked for nearly two years before he moved with his wife, Beverly, to...

 
 By John Verser    News    April 30, 2015

Library nets over $1,350 for murder mystery performance of the 'Sour Grapes of Wrath'

The Friends of the Kimball Library's first-ever mystery murder dinner theater was a smashing success. The two-night fundraiser netted more than $1,350 to go to the library's carpet fund, said Kimball...

 

Roadwork to begin Monday from Dix to Cheyenne County line

Weather permitting, work is scheduled to begin the week of May 4 on US-30 from Dix east to the Cheyenne county line, according to the Nebraska Department of Roads. Paulsen, Inc., of Cozad, Nebraska, has the $2,766,948 contract for concrete repair, AD...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 30, 2015

Council combines bonds

The Kimball City Council included the city’s waterworks plant and water system in the Combined Utilities Revenue and Refunding Bonds (Series 2013) at its regularly scheduled meeting held April 21. The council heard from Mark Mumford, vice...

 

Donald H. Larson

Donald H. Larson was born in Kimball on Jan. 26, 1939, and passed away at his home in Costa Mesa, Calif., on March 22, 2015. Services were held April 10 at Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa, Calif. His...

 

Linda R. Valentine

Linda R. Valentine, 72, of Cheyenne, Wyo., died at the Davis Hospice Center in Cheyenne on Saturday, April 25, 2015. Friends may stop at Cantrell Funeral Home on Friday, May 1, from 1-5 p.m. to sign the register book and leave condolences for the...

 

Oliver Reservoir advisory meeting is Thursday

The South Platte NRD and the Oliver Reservoir Advisory Committee are hosting a public meeting to discuss the future of the Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area west of Kimball. The meeting will be held at the Kimball Public Library at 7 p.m. on...

 

Kimball Public Library receives 2 matching grants

The Kimball Public Library was one of 10 in Nebraska that received a boost in the form of grants from the Kreutz Bennett Donor-Advised Fund. The library received $5,000 toward its carpet fund and received another $2,7000 for the MakerCamp. The funds...

 
 By Jan Sears    News    April 30, 2015

Preservation week and Kimball's oral history project

The Prairie Tales Oral History Project is a vital part of collecting and preserving the history of the area – Kimball County and the surrounding area. Interviewers have been active and have collected about a dozen stories. Preservation Week is...

 

20 years in the Navy

Chief Petty Officer Troy Beard is embarking on his 20th year in the Navy in August. He is a command career counselor for the Navy. Troy is stationed in Honolulu, Hawaii, with his wife, Kristen, and...

 

Signing a cheerleading scholarship

Kimball senior Jordyn McDowall accepted a cheerleading scholarship to Concordia University in Seward. McDowall and her father, Clay, met with coaches from the school to sign scholarship papers and a...

 

Stock market champions

Aliyah Baber, left, and Amy Birkhofer placed first in the Spring 2015 competition of the Nebraska Stock Market Game for elementary students. They made a growth of 11 percent on their money. They...

 

BC students participate in mock debate at capitol

Banner County students participated in a mock debate on LB643 (medical marijuana) last week as part of State Senator Ken Schilz's Student Senate Program. Pictured, from left, are: Roby Fonseca, Kadan...

 

Coloring contest winner

Alexia Schaeffer, 10, was one of six winners in the Observer's Easter coloring contest held last month. She was one of two winners in the 9-10 age category....

 

3 students inducted into National Honor Society at KHS

On Monday, Kimball High School inducted three students into its chapter of the National Honor Society (NHS). All three students are current sophomores at Kimball High School. They are Hollie Clark,...

 

Kimball FFA competes at state

The Kimball FFA recently competed at state in a variety of contests. Results not previously available include the junior parliamentary procedure team earning a bronze emblem. Members of that team...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 30, 2015

Kimball golfers win at Scottsbluff tournament

The Kimball High Boys Golf Team shot their low team round of the season to finish third at the Morrill Tournament this past week. Bridgeport won the team title with 353 strokes followed by Chadron...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 30, 2015

Hunsaker, Withrow set records at Morrill

With near perfect weather conditions at the George Calvert Invitational Track and Field Meet in Morrill this past Friday, the athletes responded with no less than 10 new meet records, including 6 in...

 

Tyson Dahlgrin wins 300 hurdles

Tyson Dahlgrin won the 300 meter hurdles and finished second in the 110 meter hurdles to lead Banner County at last Friday's meet at Morrill. Dahlgrin won the longer hurdles event with a time of...

 

Potter-Dix boys finish second, girls take fourth at Pine Bluffs

The Potter-Dix boys took second place and the girls finished fourth at the Pine Bluffs track meet held last Friday. The Coyotes finished just 11 points behind host Pine Bluffs for the title, 129 to...

 

Bowler of the year

Nate Entingh sits with his son, Alaska. He was named this year's bowler of the year. A night to remember for Nate Entingh: after a rough start in his first game, Nate came on strong with a 245 game...

 

Anderson wins Bud Light 32 bowling tourney

Paul Anderson rose to the top to win the 2015 Bud Light 32 Tournament. Paul's first 3-game-handicap series of 722 conquered his single opponent in the first round. Another 717 handicap series overcame...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2017

Rendered 06/22/2018 11:59