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Potter man arrested following 7 hour standoff

A former Kimball man arrested in Cheyenne County following a seven hour stand-off with law enforcement. A string of burglaries in eastern Cheyenne County lead Cheyenne County law enforcement to... Full story

Kimball County Manor hosts an ice cream social to show appreciation

Kimball public servants were invited to the Kimball County Manor for an ice cream social on Thursday, Sept. 6. Invited were the Kimball Police Department and the Kimball County Commissioners. As an...

Once a farm kid always a farm kid

Members of Kimball County can begin to look forward to a Bicycle Gravel Race in September of 2019. Kimball County former resident Jon Heidemann former Professional Cyclist has decided with the help of his wife Anna Lisa to bring a Gravel Race to...

Nolting enjoyed D.C. experience

Tim Nolting, Kimball County Commissioner, was elected secretary of the Nebraska Association of County Officials (NACO) in 2017-18 and was selected to attend the National Association of County Officials Convention in Nashville, Tenn. in July. “It...

Rail Spur money still waits at the ready

Where is the money? Kimball residents and those in neighboring communities are again questioning where the rail spur project money is and how it will be used. Kimball City Administrator Dan Dean, along with Mayor Keith Prunty and City Treasurer...

A two-win week for Payton Wise

Attention readers: These two stories were intended to run in last week's Observer Sports. These stories were inadvertently left out of print last week, though they did appear on the website. A...

Wildcats focus on personal success

With just one meet prior to Kimball's last week, Banner County cross country runners found both challenge and success at Four Wind's Golf Course. The newest runner, Kathryn Blankenship, has been...

Coyotes knock off Warriors for their first win

Coach Frerichs has seen his teams improvements in the past few weeks of the 2018 season, but now the Coyotes have their first win under their belts following last year's 1-8 season. Potter-Dix hosted...

Kimball golfers slash personal records

The Kimball High Girl's Golf team finished third at the Mitchell Tournament this past week and shot their low team score of the season as they continue to show improvement. Bridgeport won the team... Full story

Longhorns halt losing streak with 24-6 win over Southwest

The 2018 Kimball High Football team put a halt to a 12 game losing streak that dates back to October 7, 2016, when they won out over Bayard 42-28, with an impressive 24-6 win over visiting Southwest... Full story

Jock Talk

Some good happenings for Kimball High athletes and their fans. The football team got that big win they have been needing so badly. The cross country team had some really great efforts from their kids. The girl’s golf team had their best team...

Darrell D. Frank

Darrell D. Frank, 83, a resident of Kimball, died at Kimball County Manor on Saturday, September 8, 2018. Cremation has taken place and services will be held at a later date. Friends may view...

Nathan Rodney Jr. Kolar

Beloved son, grandson, brother and uncle, Nathan Rodney Jr. Kolar, 24, of Osburn, Idaho, passed away on September 5, 2018. Nathan was born February 2, 1994; he was the son of Kevin and Linda...

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