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 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 4, 2016 

Kimball graduate named UNMC student of the month

Despite excelling in her studies, aspiring to be a yogi and being named the UNMC College of Medicine January student of the month, Constance Mietus, a 2005 graduate of Kimball High School maintains that she is actually pretty boring. “I feel...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 4, 2016 

Speech team places again

The talented and passionate Kimball High School speech team, who faced some tough competition at the Perkins County competition on Saturday, Jan. 30, had a great day according to coach Jennifer Dillinger and came home in fourth place out of 21...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 4, 2016 

BPW considers refunds

The Kimball Board of Public Works was asked to review their utility deposit policy during their most recent board meeting, on Monday, Jan. 26. The policy was questioned by longtime resident Harold Farrar, who was told he would have a $100 deposit...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    February 4, 2016 

Friends and Neighbors: The Shermans

A great sense of humor and an obvious admiration for each other keep Jowain and Linda Sherman on the move. Jowain said of their continuous busy lifestyle that they "would rather wear out – than...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    February 4, 2016 

Local Cub Scouts plan pinewood derby

With two years of Pinewood Derbies under their belt, local Cub Scout Pack 31 is ready to take it to the next level and are offering an open class following their cub scout derby. The open class is being offered as a fun, community event as well as a...

 
 News    February 4, 2016 

LTTE: Setting the record straight

I would like to set the record straight on the article in last week’s Observer. It was titled “ I-80 emergency leads to methamphetamine arrest”. The article states that “Both the Kimball County Ambulance along with the Dix First responders...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    February 4, 2016 

Veterans History Project

Life as it was known in the United States, changed on the 7th of December 1941. Our Nation was struck by enemy forces. Some 2500 people were killed in the attack at Pearl Harbor. The staggering amount of destruction, damage, and slaughter was not...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Fast blaze sparks quick action

A trip to downtown Kimball to run a few errands turned into a potential nightmare and a daring rescue for 92-year-old Helen Kuhlman of Kimball. On Friday, Jan. 22, Kuhlman left her Park Terrace...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

I-80 emergency leads to methamphetamine arrests

The Kimball County Ambulance was called out on the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 20, to assist a woman who had called 911 believing that she was suffering from a diabetic episode. Kati D. Groll of Shelby County, Iowa, made the call to the Kimball...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Voters urged to update information

Last fall County Clerk Cathy Sibal received correspondence from True the Vote, a national non-profit advocacy group dedicated to finding and prosecuting voter fraud. “Dear Voter Registration Officer, I am writing to notify you that based on True...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    January 28, 2016

County rescinds payment pending further information

Following the financial and general report given by Kimball County Ambulance Director Carla Goranson the Kimball County Board of Commissioners amended their agenda and further considered a policy regarding extraordinary circumstances concerning...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Becky Lowery

After teaching others' children for five years in the Kimball Public Schools, Becky Lowery made the decision to stay home and care for her own daughters, three-year-old Bri and Ele who is nine months...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    January 28, 2016

City considers cutting back

The Kimball Landfill has experienced more trouble from aging equipment according to a report given to the Kimball City Council by City Administrator Daniel Ortiz. Steve Pinkerton of Prestige Manufacturing began making repairs to the bailer that is...

 
 News    January 28, 2016

Kimball County Manor Winter Olympics

The community within our community – the Kimball Manor residents – enjoy the "Winter Olympics" held on Jan. 21 in the manor's dining room. Scores were kept and medals were given to the top three c...

 
 News    January 28, 2016

LTTE: Please tag your dogs

In the past few weeks, attention has been brought to the Kimball stray dog issue. Statements regarding fees and animal care were published. Allow me to clarify the situation. First, let me say that an effort to identify all stray dogs begins as soon...

 
 News    January 28, 2016

LTTE: Farmer's Day celebrates 90 years

Hello All – I am delighted to announce that this year marks the 90th Kimball Farmer’s Day, which will take place on Saturday, September 24th. In addition to the main Farmers Day Events in September, the committee will host a Fun Night on Friday,...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    January 28, 2016

Kimball Health Services receives generous donation

Once an active member of this community, the late Ron Scott, chose to gift his home to the Kimball Hospital Foundation, which has recently been re-gifted to Kimball Health Services. Scott, who passed...

 

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