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Articles from the January 28, 2021 edition

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FOR THE BIRDS

A new complex of buildings is quite noticeable south of Kimball along Highway 71. The pheasant hunting complex is about 11 miles south of Kimball, close to the Colorado border. The complex includes ni... Full story

 

More Disrespect At Oliver Lake

Kimball County resident Jim Cleveland stopped by the Observer on Monday to show the amount of trash he picked up at Oliver Lake – this time around. Cleveland said he takes his dogs out to the lake...

 

Shopko Site Sale Still Not Done

Red Dimond Realty owner Jeanine Perry told the Observer on Tuesday that the “old” Shopko building, which is now “under contract” for sale, continues to be in the “status quo” mode. Perry said she had no new information to provide to the...

 

More Vaccines In The Works

As the U.S. COVID-19 related death toll edges toward 450,000, additional vaccines are being tested. Currently, Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna are the only vaccines that have been given emergency authorization. Waiting in the wings to be approved in the...

 

City Council Combines Clerk, Treasurer Positions

Kimball City Council had a packed agenda for its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Topping the agenda items was a laundry list of businesses that qualified for reimbursement for the...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    January 28, 2021

Lots Of Cancellations, But Banner Students Plenty Busy

Good morning friends and neighbors! Little snow this past weekend to finish off January, I guess. Sure was cold at the beginning of this week. There are more event cancellations than there are events. One that is hanging in there is the dog wash...

 

Ronald 'Larry' Allmer

Ronald "Larry" Allmer, 75, of Bushnell, died at his home in Bushnell on Sunday, January 17, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021 at the Cantrell Funeral Home... Full story

 

Patrick E. Sibal

Patrick E. Sibal, 72, of Kimball, passed away at the Cheyenne Regional Medical Center in Cheyenne, Wyoming, on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, after a courageous battle with COVID with his loving wife... Full story

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    January 28, 2021

Coyotes Take MAC Tournament Championship

Potter-Dix's Coyote basketball team continued its strong start to the season by ripping through the competition with lopsided wins and ending up with a 49-32 victory against Bayard on Saturday night...

 

Schindler, Cluff Win Gold At Hemingford

Kimball wrestlers Connor Cluff and Trey Schindler were successful at the Hemingford Bobcat Invite last Friday, with each wrestler earning a gold medal for their efforts. Cluff defeated Garden County’s Gavin Hunt by fall in the quarterfinals and...

 

YOUTH WRESTLING

Here are the Kimball Wrestling Club’s remaining results from the Rumble at the Rock 2021. These results are continued from last week’s paper. 3rd-4th (Session 1) 60-62B Round 5 - Tyce Dunn (Sturgis Wrestling) won by fall over Christian...

 

Longhorns Look To Rebound After SPVA

Kimball's Lady Longhorn basketball team drew a tough first game opponent in the Chase County Lady Longhorns in the first round of the SPVA Tournament on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Chase County got off to a fas...

 

Henton Paces Rebuilding Kimball In Scoring At SPVA

Kimball’s Longhorn basketball team continued to struggle with two losses in the SPVA Tournament over the past week. On Monday. Jan. 18, the Longhorns matched up against the Hershey in the first round of the tournament, and the Panthers started...

 

Potter-Dix Girls Lose In MAC

Potter-Dix’s Lady Coyotes team suffered an early exit in the MAC Tournament last week. The No. 6 seed Lady Coyotes traveled to Oshkosh to face the No. 3 seed Garden County Lady Eagles on Jan. 18 and were quickly overwhelmed by the Lady Eagles...

 

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