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 By Staff Report    News    October 18, 2018

Flags to go up soon marking City consumer's water pits

Citizens may have seen flags placed in Kimball alleys near electric meters and water pits this past week as the City of Kimball plans to trim vegetation around the meters soon. Trimming around the fixtures will enable crews to see them more easily...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    October 4, 2018

Lady Horns fall to Pine Bluffs in 3 sets

The Kimball Lady Horns fell to Pine Bluffs last Thursday, Sept. 27 in their away game just across state lines. In three sets the Hornets were able to close out the match, taking the first set win...

 

Hear the Historic Hotel story on Farmer's Day

A small light will shine in the memory of the Wheat Growers Hotel this coming Farmers Day weekend, with a bit of history from former owner Ed Avila. This opportunity will give residents of Kimball a chance to hear the many different stories of the...

 

Meet the Force

The City of Kimball will provide interested citizens with an opportunity to meet the local police force on Oct. 4 from 5 – 6 p.m at the Eagles in downtown Kimball. Police officers that are expected at the even include Kimball Police Chief Andy...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 23, 2018

Kiwanis is always looking for new members

In the next year Kiwanis of Kimball and Banner Counties is looking to grow their members and solidify the events and programs to offer Kimball and Banner Counties. Kiwanis of Kimball and Banner Counties began less than a year ago, there were 15...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 23, 2018

2018 Potter Days Grand Marshals

Bob and Shirley Gaston have been selected the 2018 Potter Days Grand Marshals. Potter Days festivities are August 31 and September 1 and 2. Bob was born in Sidney, and attended Potter Public Schools,...

 
 By Staff Reports    News    March 29, 2018

City begins 2018 abatement season

Spring brings showers, flowers and abatement. The City of Kimball is beginning the property abatement process for 2018. Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty asks citizens to do their part to make Kimball inviting - clean up properties. City crews started...

 
 By Staff Report    News    February 2, 2017

Kimball's Dead Eye Shooters show well at Mitchell

The Kimball Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Club competed at the Scottsbluff County Panhandle Best Competition in Mitchell on Sunday, Jan. 29, and walked away winners. In the 9-10 year old bb gun division,...

 

Boviall places first in Battle of the Thorns' elementary folkstyle division

Youth wrestling is again in full swing and Kimball has two young ladies hitting the mats this year. The team recently competed at the War of the Roses, Battle of the Thorns event in Colorado. Sierra (Starr) Boviall led the recent Elementary...

 

Kimball junior high girls sweep the Bulldogs

The Kimball girls Junior High basketball teams took on the Bridgeport Bulldogs for their second game of the season on Monday, Nov. 14 in Bridgeport. It was a sweeping victory for both the 7 and 8 grade girls. In 7th grade play, they came out on the...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 10, 2016

Kimball youth food drive

On Saturday, Nov. 5, 22 students and 11 adults from the Kimball Community distributed over 1,000 bags, donated by Main Street Market, and flyers to houses and apartments in Kimball. Another group of...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 10, 2016

Kimball-Banner Counties 4-H recognizes member achievements

Kimball-Banner Counties 4-H Recognizes Member Achievements 4-H’ers and their families celebrated their accomplishments of the last year during the annual Kimball-Banner Counties Awards Celebration on Saturday, November 4, during a skating party at...

 
 By Staff Report    News    November 10, 2016

Deer hunters encouraged to participate in Hunters Helping the Hungry

Hunters are invited to donate deer to the Hunters Helping the Hungry (HHH) program this fall so ground venison may be provided to Nebraskans in need. Hunters pay no processing costs for this...

 

Wildcats struggled with Minatare's size

The Banner County wildcats took one on the chin as they lost a conference game against Minatare, at home Friday, 45-83. "Our biggest challenge was Minatare's size, I knew going in we would struggle...

 

Lady Coyotes get pair of wins

The Potter-Dix Coyotes volleyball squad put a couple more notches in the win column this weekend as they took part in the Gordon-Rushville tournament. The Coyotes defeated Mitchell 2-1. Scores for the games were 25-21, 21-25, 23-25. The Ladies also...

 

Lady Wildcats drop two

The Banner County Lady Wildcats took part in the Bayard Triangular, last week, and came up a bit short. Banner County squared off against the Bayard Tigers and lost 2-0. Scores for those games were 3-25, 19-25. The ladies also played against Sioux...

 

Coyotes suffered discouraging defeat

The Potter-Dix Coyotes took the road, Friday, to take on the Arthur County Wolves at Arthur County High School. A tough game for the Coyotes as they opened their season with a 0-69 conference loss. The Coyotes struggled to get their ground game...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 25, 2016

Shooting gallery opens this Farmer's Day

Step right up, folks, and try your hand! A fun, new activity will be unveiled at the 90th Farmer’s Day in Kimball, brought forth by the Kimball Lion’s Club – an old-fashioned shooting gallery. “We thought it would be cool to have something...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 25, 2016

Baby photo's requested for Farmer's Day contest

My you have a beautiful baby! The Farmer’s Day Baby Photo Contest has been an annual favorite for decades, but since 2014 the contest has taken on a new format. According to Kim Sharples, coordinator for the contest, in 2013 parents would bring...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 25, 2016

85th Annual Potter Days September 1, 2 & 3

Potter Days kicks off its 85th year on September 1, 2016 with the crowning of Miss Potter Days at the Legion Hall on Thursday at 7 p.m. Friday’s events start at noon with burgers, pies, coffee and more at the Youth Center Stand followed by kids...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 18, 2016

Master Nebraska storyteller to perform at Kimball Public Library

“The Life and Legacy of Annie Oakley” comes to the Kimball Public Library tonight, Thursday, Aug. 18 at 6 p.m., when Charlotte Endorf will bring the story of Annie Oakley, one of America’s Wild West legends, to life. Oakley, born Phoebe Ann...

 
 By Staff Report    Sports    July 14, 2016

Dead Eyes shoot well at Nationals

Seven members of the local Dead Eye Shooters 4-H Shooting Sports Club participated in the Daisy National BB Gun Championship match held in Rogers, Ark over the July 4th weekend. Team members were...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 30, 2016

Missoula Children's Theatre offers youth theatrical opportunity

From a break down in Montana to the bright stage lights in Kimball, the Missoula Children’s Theater has come a long way. In the summer of 1970 unemployed actor, Jim Caron was traveling from Chicago to Oregon for a friend’s wedding when his...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 16, 2016

A salute to dads

The Western Nebraska Observer asked readers to submit a letter nominating a father as the greatest dad in honor of Father’s Day. The winning letter comes from a past graduate of Kimball High School, who remembers her father’s struggle to balance...

 
 By Staff Report    News    May 19, 2016

Longhorn Country

“On the 55th anniversary of our graduation from Kimball County High School, the Class of 1961 would like to present this marquee designating the north entrance to the high school campus. We thank...

 

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