YARD OF THE WEEK, 2021 EDITION
YARD OF THE WEEK is back in action beginning next week. While looking for a well kept yard to advertise Yard of the Week, The Observer stumbled upon this well-kept and maintained front yard of Ken... Full story
Most afternoons, Gretchen Spitz will be at her new salon on West Highway 30. Her clients are every age, size, color and breed – of dogs, as well as some cats. But her clientele doesn't stop there;... Full story
County Road Department Gets Back At It
The Kimball County Commissioners dealt with a variety of topics Tuesday in their regular bi-monthly meeting. The county Road Department will begin working again on their 1/6 Year project located 14...
TOM SOUTHARD CELEBRATION OF LIFE
A celebration of Tom Southard's life is scheduled for 11 a.m. this Friday, June 18, at the Kimball High School gymnasium, where the Observer sportswriter devotedly covered so many student-athletes... Full story
The Special Election Issue
The Kimball City Council was scheduled to meet this week on Tuesday evening. Several significant items appeared on the agenda, including under Current Business this item: “Approve and Authorize Special Election to fill Council vacancy on such...
Cowboys Visit To Compete In Ranch Rodeo
Cowboys from Mitchell, Bridgeport, Torrington, Hyannis and Akron, Colo., converged on Kimball for the Ranch Rodeo on Saturday, June 12. The evening started with bronc riding: Winners were Ty Fenster...
The Young Guns
The inaugural season of the Kimball Longhorn Trap team is in the books. The team participated in the state trap shoot on Sunday, with each individual member shooting 100 clay pigeons. Results for the... Full story
Tommy Mackland (Tom) Southard
Tommy Mackland (Tom) Southard, 84, of Kimball, Nebraska, passed peacefully, with family by his side, on December 6, 2020 at Great Plains Health in North Platte, Nebraska. Tom had a short bout with... Full story