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Articles from the December 1, 2016 edition

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School sound systems to be repaired

The audio systems in the Kimball Jr./Sr. High School’s north gym and the Harry E. McNees Auditorium will be repaired and updated following unanimous votes of the Kimball Board of Education. Two...

 

And the winner is...

Dave Parshall took the third Village of Dix board seat following the Nov. 8 election and a subsequent automatic recount and tie-breaker. According to Deputy Clerk, Josie Morgan, there was an...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    December 1, 2016

Burning concerns at the landfill

First item on the agenda for the Nov. 22 Board of Public Works meeting, was the quick and unanimous approval of the city’s proposed amended landfill agreement between the City of Kimball and Kimball County. The only changes made to the contract...

 
 By Tim Nolting    News    December 1, 2016

Across the fence

Tradition has it that the first Thanksgiving Day was a harvest feast in 1621 when the Plymouth Colonists and the Wampanoag Indians joined together to celebrate. What did they celebrate? Were they...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    December 1, 2016

Potential new community services

County Commissioners will look into two new community improvement opportunities in the coming months. Although both concepts are only in the discussion stages, there could be great possibilities for citizens in Kimball County, and even surrounding...

 

Barry J. Spargo

Barry James Spargo passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends on Nov. 16, 2016. Barry was born in Franklin to Jim and Kay Spargo on Sept. 27, 1962. A graduate of Kimball County High School, he received his BA from the University of...

 

Letter to the editor

This letter is in response to the recent Observer editorial, “Raves, Rants and Reality.” It’s very nice to hear the writer’s comments about her health care experience at Kimball Health Services and that she felt she was well taken care of, ev...

 

Passion like the wind

What is wind? For those of us in Western Nebraska, that’s a superfluous question as even the youngest child has experienced what the National Center for Atmospheric Research describes as, “moving air that is caused by differences in air pressure...

 

Kimball joins PADD's Brownfields coalition

Out of 15 area communities, Kimball was chosen, along with Crawford, Gordon, Mitchell and Scottsbluff, as a co-applicant for a $300,000 grant to complete two redevelopment phases on uninhabitable...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    December 1, 2016

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veter...

 

Longhorn Football graduates five seniors

The 2016 Kimball High Football Team look their lumps for certain with only 1 win and 8 losses, but with only five seniors on this year’s roster, and a lot of young players returning with experience, things may improve next season. The five seniors...

 

Junior High ladies split the week

Kimball junior high basketball ladies split their week with seventh grade teams gaining one win but falling twice and eighth grade improving their season to 4-0. On Tuesday, Nov. 15, the Kimball team...

 

Kimball's Mike Daum standing tall early

Kimball High grad, Mike Daum, is picking up right where he left off last season, as the key man for the South Dakota State Men’s Basketball Team. Although Big Mike is having a lot of personal success, can’t say the same yet for the SDS...

 

Jock Talk

The High School Winter Sports season is about to tip-off with action set for this weekend. Kimball will be hosting a four-school, girl-boy, basketball tournament this Friday and Saturday. Friday’s schedule begins with the Potter-Dix girls playing...

 

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