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 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 24, 2018 

WWII and Korean Veterans Honor Flight 2018

Honor Flight veterans were pleased with Kimball's reception and patriotism as their convoy made its way through the streets and past hundreds of citizens offering their respect and gratitude. Dozens o...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 24, 2018 

Friends and Neighbors:

One of his first jobs as an adult paid him $5 each week and the second job was even better. He was saving for a 1936 Chevrolet with a rumble seat, but he never saved quite enough. "I carried home $47...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 24, 2018 

Disappointing turnout statewide for Primary Election - Kimball County logged 33 percent

The 2018 Primary election results are in and Kimball County counted 921 votes of 2,773 registered voters, for a turnout of 33 percent. According to the Secretary of State, John Gale’s, office, voter turnout statewide was less than hoped for...

 

Charles B. Edmunds

Charles Bert Edmunds, 68, of Bayard, Nebraska, passed away on May 14, 2018 at Northern Colorado Long Term Acute Hospital in Johnstown, Colorado. His funeral service will be held at Faith United Church...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 24, 2018 

Honoring their ultimate sacrifice

In memory of those who offered up the ultimate sacrifice protecting the freedoms we enjoy as Americans, members of VFW Post #2243 and the Kimball County Veteran’s Service Office invite everyone to join them for the 2018 Memorial Day Service. Schedu...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 24, 2018 

Brady Kilgore State silver medal winner

Kimball High's Brady Kilgore closed out his junior year of track and field with a silver medal performance at the 2018 Nebraska State Track Meet in Omaha! Kilgore brought home 2nd place honors in the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    May 24, 2018 

Jock Talk

The 2018 Nebraska State Track Meet is now history and we had some outstanding performances from our immediate area of athletes who made the trip. You can catch those results in another story in today’s observer Sports. Unfortunately, as you read th...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 17, 2018

Commissioners consider National Motto, hear Walking Trail request

Retirement is in the air for Bev Schnell, Kimball County Manor Administrator. Schnell advised the Commissioners as to her retirement at their regular board meeting on Monday, May 14. At the end of May, Schnell will be headed into retirement...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 17, 2018

Upgrades planned for Kimball parks

Kimball City Council discussed the March 30 meeting of the Park Planning Group. A number of improvements were considered and a plan was made to complete them in the next few months. Two local companies have been contacted to replace the wooden post...

 

Work continues at the Kimball Walking Trail

Volunteers, the City of Kimball and Kimball County are making a difference in our community by creating the Kimball Community Trail, located at the city property south of town. Many local citizens...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Kimball boys district golf champs

The Kimball High Boy's Golf Team shot their best team score of the season en route to winning the C-5 District Golf Championship they hosted this past Tuesday. The Longhorns put together a very good t...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Longhorns have three state track qualifiers in four events

The Kimball High Track Team ended up with 3 State Track qualifiers, in 4 events, from the Class C-9 District Meet held at Sutherland this past Thursday. Brady Kilgore, a junior, qualified in 2 events...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Kimball golfers runner-up at Bayard

For only the second time this season, the Kimball High Boy’s Golf Team failed to win a tournament they were involved in. The Longhorns ended up 4 strokes back of Bridgeport at the Bayard Tournament this past week. The winning Bridgeport Team shot 3...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 17, 2018

Jock Talk

The District competition for both track and boy’s golf are completed and the state competitions are ready to take place. State track in Omaha is this weekend, May 18-19, and state golf for Class C golfers will be in Kearney this coming Tuesday-...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 10, 2018

A tribute to Moms

A mother of five, ages 15 down to 18 months old, Jen Shaw of Kimball feels grateful for and blessed by the love of her family. After moving to Kimball in November of 2014 Jen began to raise her family...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    May 10, 2018

A tribute to Moms

The day before Mother's Day, one Kimball mom will be handing her graduating son his diploma. As a member of the local board of education Carrie Tabor will present her oldest child, Nicholas, with his...

 
 By Jean Gilbert    News    May 10, 2018

Kimball Community Trail Project marches onward

Have you seen the activity and equipment working at the City dam property on County Road 22 on the south edge of town? What's going on out there? The Kimball Community Trail Project! Kimball Area...

 

Richard "Dick" A. Patterson

Richard "Dick" A. Patterson, 90, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Wednesday, May 2, 2018. Cremation has been held and services will be held at a later date. Friends may visit...

 

Terry J. Howard

Terry J. Howard, 64, of Pine Bluffs, died in Albin, Wyoming on Monday, April 30, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 10, 2018

Kimball golfers take top honors at their Kimball Invite

The Kimball High Boy's Golf Team picked up yet another win in capturing the Team Championship, and the individual medalist honors, at the Kimball Invitational Tournament held this past Friday at the F...

 

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