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Articles from the March 21, 2019 edition

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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 21, 2019

'Guardian Angel'

A photo taken in the harsh winter months in the heartland of western Nebraska on a farm in Bushnell is rising to the top. Photographer Cerrina Smith of Cheyenne and her photo, "Guardian Angel,"...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 21, 2019

Mother Nature's Spring Storm

Mother Nature sure knows how to put a damper on Nebraska’s spring spirit, from blizzard conditions to flooding. The majority of the entire state saw school and road closures last week due to this well tracked storm. While local meteorologists are...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 21, 2019

Pheasants Forever Mile High Chapter Supports Youth

Quickly approaching is the Mile High chapter of Pheasants Forever Banquet this Saturday, March 23. Over the past few weeks of devastating and destructive weather throughout the midwest, the Nebraska...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    March 21, 2019

Shopko To Close All Remaining Stores

Reasons for the demise of Kimball’s Shopko Hometown store extend far beyond the local store’s business performance alone. “It’s a company issue,” Kimball City Administrator Dan Dean told the Observer on Tuesday. It most certainly is....

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 21, 2019

Still no decision on Road 59 South of dix

Concerned residents of Kimball County shared their thoughts regarding Road 59 south of Dix on Tuesday, March 19, at the regular Board of Commissioner meeting. Still no decision has come to surface about the seven mile stretch south of Dix. Discussion...

 

Geneva Newberg

Geneva Newberg, 93 of Fort Morgan, died Wednesday, March 6, at the Valley View Villa in Fort Morgan. Geneva Ellen Schafer, the daughter of Lyle A. Schafer And Hazel F. (Keenan) Schafer was born December 11, 1925 in Wray, CO. She grew up in Wray and...

 

Oliver Reservoir Annual Meeting March 27

The annual update public meeting for the Oliver Reservoir Recreation Area will be held next Thursday, March 27, at 6:30 p.m. at the Kimball Public Library, 208 S. Walnut Street, Kimball. The meeting will include a Game and Parks update, water...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 21, 2019

Jock Talk

The first event on Kimball’s Spring Sport season has come and gone with the Longhorns cancelling out of the Chadron State College Indoor Track and Field Meet this past Saturday because of the weather and road conditions. The event went on as...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 21, 2019

Kimball Boys Will Miss 5 Seniors

The 2018-19 Kimball High Boys Basketball team had a hard time securing wins this past season, ending up with seven wins and 14 losses. It wasn't because of lack of effort as the Longhorns played hard...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 21, 2019

Makenna Thurin Brings Home Nebraska USA Wrestling Title

Yet another big weekend of youth wrestling wrapped up Sunday afternoon, March 17. The Nebraska USA State Tournament was held in Grand Island with nearly 200 teams in the state competing for titles. Ki...

 

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