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 By Tonia Copeland    News    September 13, 2018 

KPS receives three new route buses

Kimball Public Schools recently received three new route buses to replace aging vehicles. The buses are expected to save the district about 50 percent in fuel costs as well as increase the safety and...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    September 13, 2018 

Committee focuses on increased activation

Kimball needs more sidewalks, walking trails and biking trails as well as better maintained sidewalks according to the results of a recent assessment by the Kimball Active Living Advisory Committee. The assessment also indicated that many would like...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    September 13, 2018 

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...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    September 13, 2018 

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...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    September 13, 2018 

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 wa...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    September 13, 2018 

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...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    September 13, 2018 

2018 Potter Days

Another annual Potter Days came to an end over Labor Day weekend. For the results of the parade it was St Paul's Lutheran Church in first place in the Church category with Prairie West Church in...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 13, 2018 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 13, 2018 

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...

 

Lady Longhorns take second at Gordon-Rushville tourney

The Lady Longhorns started their 2018 season in a triangular with Hemingford and Gordon-Rushville on Aug. 23. The Kimball volleyballers took the first set against Hemingford 25-16 before losing the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    September 13, 2018 

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...

 

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...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    September 13, 2018 

Lady Coyotes take second at Mitchell

The Mitchell Lady Tigers held a Triangular Tournament last Thursday September 6 between the Kimball Lady Longhorns and the Potter-Dix Lady Coyotes. Mitchell came out on top beating both Kimball and Potter-Dix, in just two sets in both games. Kimball...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    September 13, 2018 

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...

 

Potter Days Royalty crowned

Potter Beta Sigma Phi Sorority sponsor the annual Potter Days Queen competition with three seniors at Potter-Dix High School. Vote ballots were sent to residents of Potter and Dix via mail and were...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    September 6, 2018

Stolen property recovered in Colorado

On or about August 20, 2018, a camper trailer and several other items were stolen from Oliver Reservoir, 10 miles west of Kimball, according to recently released records from the Kimball County...

 

Council declared properties blighted and substandard

Kimball City Council examined a number of properties at their Aug. 21 meeting and declared the addition of three areas to the substandard and blighted property list. Properties recently considered...

 

Second game improvements seen from the Coyotes

The Potter Dix Coyotes faced off with the Crawford Rams last Friday night, August 31 for their second game of the season. The Coyotes were able to hold their own during the first half with the score 12-18 with the Rams on top by six. The third...

 

Kimball Cross Country runner places in the past two meets

Cross Country runners had their first taste of the 2018 season with their first meet, Thursday August 23 in Scottsbluff. Your Kimball Junior High Boys were led by Braylon Miller with a time of 15:47 followed by Xavier Thomas-Lewis with a 16:01,...

 

Wise takes the win at the Kimball Invitational Tournament

These stories were inadvertently left out of print this week, though they will appear in both print and on the web next week. A break-out week for Kimball High freshman Payton Wise as she picked up...

 

Jock Talk

The Fall Sports Seasons is into full bloom with lots of scheduled events for you Kimball fans. The Longhorn football team had a week off after their opening overtime loss at Garden County but they are back in action this Friday night hosting...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Kimball proudly honors veterans with permanent memorial

Flags fly high at Kimball's Gotte Park with the completion of phase one of the Veteran's Memorial, a project two years in the making. On Monday, Aug. 27, citizens gathered with community leaders,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Adult lunch costs raised to statewide level

Last year the Kimball Schools nutrition program served more than 20,000 breakfasts and more than 50,000 lunches between both schools. “Of course, it goes down every year because our enrollment goes down,” Program Director Danessa Terrill said....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Underpass project hits another snag

The city of Kimball received notice that estimates have nearly doubled for the long-awaited underpass project. Though the underpass has been discussed since as early as 2009, the most recent project was initiated in 2014. At that time the city’s...

 

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