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 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 20, 2017 

District approves student drug testing and stadium repairs

After months of investigating the best course of action, the Kimball Board of Education authorized School Superintendent Marshall Lewis to purchase the materials needed to seal the stadium. “At this point the estimate is $25,000 to $35,000. That...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 20, 2017 

Reward increased for recent vandalsim

The reward for information leading to the arrest of individuals responsible for the June 22 vandalism of City and personal property in Kimball has increased to $750. This is the second year that one...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 20, 2017 

Local couple opens farmer's market at Gotte Park

Get your organic locally grown produce, Tuesday evenings from 5 - 7 at Gotte Park. Owen and Natalie Elders of Kimball have started a small farmers market to help encourage the community. “This is not money making, we want to encourage everyone to...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 20, 2017 

Friends and Neighbors:

"Small Town Strong" is more than a motto, it's a way of life and for Kimball's Mike and Denise Petko, it's the way of life demonstrated in every way throughout the community of Kimball. Born in...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 20, 2017 

Protest over Village equalization

Following the equalization of Kimball County properties during the reappraisal process that began late last year, a total of 42 protests were filed with the Board of Equalization. Protests began on Monday, July 10 and continued throughout Thursday,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 20, 2017 

Kimball/Banner County Fair introduces open class

After more than a decade, Kimball County Fair will have an open class for adults and youth who are not in 4-H but wish to show sewing, crafts and more. Open class exhibits can include needlework such as knitting, crochet and hand or machine embroider...

 

Ann R. Smythe

Ann R. Smythe of Omaha, NE; former resident of Kimball, was born on Aug. 1, 1925 and passed away on July 9 2017. She is survived by daughter, Carolyn (Dan) Harden of Lawrence, KS; sons: Bill Jr....

 

Letter to the Editor

To the Good People of Kimball, This past Thursday, a sizable number of out-of-towners visited your town to attend the funeral of our family member (niece, cousin, god daughter, …) Erin Aerni. As Pastor Boltjes noted to the attendees during the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    Opinion    July 20, 2017 

Randomly Tonia

Due to unfortunate email issues within our office, which we are attempting to resolve, several important legal notices were missed and failed to print this week. This is through no fault of the entities required to publish the notices. These notices...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 20, 2017 

Jock Talk

The Kimball Junior Golf Program has been busy attending Panhandle Junior Golf Tour events. At Torrington in the boy’s 10-12 grade division, Tristen Zitek emerged the winner with his round of 69 with Dillon Wise second with 71 as both shot under...

 
 News    July 20, 2017 

Yard of the Week: 408 S. Webster

This week's Pride of Kimball, Yard of the Week was awarded to Wes Moench at 408 S. Webster in Kimball. The outdoor space is neatly manicured with a thick green lawn, trimmed trees surrounded by...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 13, 2017

4th Annual Garden Walk offers beautiful variety

The 4th Annual Kimball Garden Walk, sponsored by the P.E.O. Chapter GN, will feature four new yards this Friday, July 14 from 5 to 8 p.m. Gardens featured for this year's Garden Walk include that of...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 13, 2017

Saturday accident claims the life of local woman

Erin Aerni, 33, of Kimball was killed in an accident on Highway 30 in Kimball Saturday morning. According to Nebraska State Patrol, the accident occurred at about 9:40 a.m. a half mile west of Kimball when Aerni was running westbound on the highway....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 13, 2017

Red collection boxes distributed to aid City of Bayard

Wolf Auto Center and the Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce have partnered to raise money for the City of Bayard following the destruction caused by a tornado last month. Kimball citizens might see red collection boxes in local businesses for...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 13, 2017

Commissioners decide to leave Bindweed off the noxious weed list - for now

Rick Wangler, Kimball County Weed Superintendent, came before the Kimball Board of Commissioners on Thursday, July 6, to discuss the effects of Bindweed throughout the county. Placing Bindweed back on the noxious weed list in Kimball County was a...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 13, 2017

Where are they now?

Michael Moore grew up in Kimball and moved to Scottsbluff, where he graduated high school. He followed up with college at University of Nebraska in Lincoln, where he married his wife Lisa just prior t...

 

Police Blotter

June 21 Officer received a report of a rattlesnake in the back yard of a local residence. Upon arrival, the reporting party said the snake had gotten away into the grass. Kimball Police Department...

 

Erin M. Aerni

Erin M.Aerni, 33, of Kimball, died on July 8, 2017. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, July13, 2017 at the Harry McNees Auditorium in the Kimball High School. Friends may stop...

 

Michel S. Powell

Michel S. Powell, 56, of Dix, Nebraska, died on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming. Family conducted graveside services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14 2017 at the Kimball Cemetery. There...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 13, 2017

Art journaling combines healing with creativity

Liz Williams, Kimball County’s Panhandle Health Group Peer Navigator, has brought a fun, new wellness tool to Kimball. Williams introduced an Art Journaling Workshop on Monday, July 3, to a group of six in Kimball, and she said four more...

 

Yard of the Week:

Tonia Copeland/Western Nebraska Observer Jorge and Maria Portillo purchased the lot at 402 N. Chestnut just a couple of years ago. They transformed the abandoned, ignored lot into an inviting...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 13, 2017

Vince's Corner Tournament huge success once again

The eighth annual Vince's Corner ABCD Double Draw Golf Scramble was termed a success once again by all involved in the event held this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. This is not only one...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    July 13, 2017

2017 Legion season comes to a happy end

After a hot and humid couple days in Alma, Neb., the Kimball Junior Legion Baseball came to a close this season with the boys playing in the Class C Area Tournament. The ball players started off the t...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 13, 2017

Jordan Greenwood - Region's Top Golfer

Kimball's Jordan Greenwood has been winning golf honors for many years dating back to his elementary school days in the local Junior Golf Program, but the latest honor he received is one he had his heart set on according to his dad, Kenny. This...

 

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