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 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 23, 2017 

Regulating personal property for public safety

Just what is a borrow pit and how should it be used? The Kimball County Planning Commission has raised that question, and attempted to define it and regulate its use for the benefit of county residents. During a special meeting on Monday, March 20,...

 
 By Desyree Nelson    News    March 23, 2017 

KHS Speech heads to State

The Kimball High School speech team competed in the district speech competition last week in North Platte and is sending 10 of 11 students to Kearney, today, Thursday, March 23 for the state...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 23, 2017 

Routine search at KHS leads to several citations

The Kimball High School was placed on lockdown on Wednesday, March 15, during a routine search of student lockers and vehicles. Students were held in classrooms to prevent interaction with the canines during the search, according to Kimball...

 
 Obituaries    March 23, 2017 

Ronald D. Wasser Jr.

Ronald Dean "Ron" Wasser, Jr., 53, Lincoln passed away March 14, 2017. Born July 6, 1963 in San Diego, California to Ronald Dean and Betty Jeanne (Saddoris) Wasser, Sr. Ron was a graduate of Kimball...

 
 Obituaries    March 23, 2017 

Alfred S. Forsling

Alfred S. Forsling, 82, of Hay Springs and formerly of Kimball, died at the Pioneer Manor Nursing Home on Saturday, March 18, 2017. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, March 24,...

 
 Obituaries    March 23, 2017 

Wayne R. Marshall

Wayne R. Marshall, 88, of Kimball, Nebraska, died at the Kimball County Manor on Thursday, March 16, 2017. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at a later date. Memorials may be...

 
 Obituaries    March 23, 2017 

Dorne O. Solberg

Dorne O. "Salty" Solberg passed away March 10, 2017 at Wyoming Medical Center in Casper, Wyoming after a long, courageous battle with cancer. He was born August 30, 1934 to Andrew Solberg and...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    Opinion    March 23, 2017 

Empathy for all living things

There is a mountain lion on the loose in the Bushnell area, or so the rumors say. According to the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission website, mountain lions have been making a comeback in Nebraska since the 1990’s. Many of you may remember the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Longhorns open track season at Chadron State indoor

Kimball High School opened up the track season at the Chadron State College Indoor meet this past Saturday and had some very respective marks in their first outing according to coach Gene Mohr. "We...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Jock Talk

I am sure by now you readers all know that the South Dakota State UniversityJackrabbits lost to number one seed Gonzaga 66-46 to end their season. Our Mike Daum didn't have his best game, but still...

 
 News    March 23, 2017 

VFW St Patty's dinner and dance a raging success

Although the local VFW post had been declining for the past several years,an influx of new members with fresh ideas has rejuvenated the Post. Last Friday, the VFW held a Saint Patrick's Day dinner...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017 

High hopes for Kimball High track team

Coach Gene Mohr has high hopes for his Kimball High track team this spring with 29 boys and 15 girls checked out. The boy's sophomore class has the largest representation with 13 young men on the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 23, 2017 

Kimball returns entire state qualifying golf team

With everyone back on the Kimball High Boy's golf team that finished sixth at last year's Nebraska State Tournament, Coach Chad Wise is optimistic for an even higher finish this season. Last season...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    March 16, 2017

Mike Daum and SDSU begin NCAA tournament™ today

Talk of the town, or of the state and maybe of the nation right now in college basketball is none other than our very own Mike Daum of Kimball. The Kimball High grad is really drawing the attention...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    March 16, 2017

Gravel a recurring county concern

Dave Hottell, County Road Superintendent, voiced his concerns about roads frequently traveled by the Air Force during the March 7 Kimball County Commissioner's meeting. In the past, the Nebraska Depar...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 16, 2017

Friends and Neighbors: Liz Williams

Though she is a new face in town, Liz Williams, Peer Specialist with Panhandle Health Group, is busy meeting new people in her quest to help consumers in Kimball and the surrounding areas. Williams,...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    March 16, 2017

Ambulance transition proceeds despite local resistance

Despite resistance from locals, the Kimball Board of commissioners moved forward on the plan to transition local emergency services from a county-managed service to a hybrid model. To allow members of the public time to voice concerns about the new...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 16, 2017

Police fleet in disrepair

During the Feb. 21 City Council meeting, council heard a request for Keno funds from the Kimball Police Department for the purchase of a police vehicle. “Our fleet is pretty worn out,” Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer said, “We have three...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    March 16, 2017

Jenner approved as Veterans Service Officer

Bob Abramson, Don Olsen, Joe Hernandez and Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer attended the March 7, Kimball County Board of Commissioners morning meeting, representing the County Veterans Service...

 
 Obituaries    March 16, 2017

Merceda Dietz

Merceda Dietz, 79, of Kimball, died at Kimball Health Services on Tuesday March 7, 2017. Services for Merceda will be Saturday March 18, 2017. Inurnment will be held at the Kimball Cemetery at 10:00...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    News    March 16, 2017

No utility cap for event center

Last week’s meeting of the Board of Public Works witnessed the board working through several small items quickly before spending the majority of the meeting discussing whether or not to cap the utility bills for the Kimball Event Center. They...

 
 By Aleta Pearson    Opinion    March 16, 2017

Consequences and compassion

Once again for the record, this article is my opinion.This means that whatever I write here is written from my own perspective and not the opinion of the Western Nebraska Observer. If you would like to share your own opinions, you may submit a...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 16, 2017

City to add new position

The City of Kimball plans to hire a Community Service Officer to assist the Kimball Police Department with tasks such as abatement processes and stray dog calls. “We are going to ramp up our abatement processes,” Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty said....

 

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