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Articles from the March 23, 2023 edition

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Serrano Faces May 2 Sentencing

Found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, two counts of terrorists threats, and the commission of a felony with a firearm, William Shane Serrano will be back in Kimball County Court on May 2 for sentencing. A pre-sentence investigation is being condu... Full story

 By Jim Orr    News    March 23, 2023

Broomfield Has Medical Emergency In Mexico

Dr. James Broomfield, a familiar name in Kimball healthcare circles, is recovering after suffering a medical emergency while on vacation in Mexico, according to a statement from his clinic.... Full story


Clean Harbors Pitches Plans For Subdivision

Mayor John Morrison explained to the Observer the plans that Clean Harbors Inc. has to create a subdivision on 60 acres of land just across Highway 71 from Kimball Ace Hardware and to the west. The...


Area Officials Visit Capitol, Support Bill

The Unicameral’s Revenue Committee heard testimony March 16 from Kimball city and county officials in support of Legislature Bill 100. LB 100 was introduced by Sen. Steve Erdman, District 47, who used to represent the Kimball area. The bill would...



On a cool yet beautiful first day of spring this past Monday, Eliza, 5, Audrey, 9, Silas, 7, and mom Jill Ferguson enjoy the playground at Gotte Park. But this is early spring, and it will feel like...



Silicon Valley Bank and Signature Bank are more than a thousand miles from Kimball County’s FirsTier Bank, Points West Community Bank and Kimball State Bank, and their practices and depositors remain as distant as their location. But the question...

 By Barb Cross    News    March 23, 2023

Don't Know If Mother Nature Got The Memo, But It's Spring!

Good morning. I hope this finds you all doing well. St. Paddy’s Day is over and the first day of Spring was officially the 20th of March, a few short days ago. I don’t know if Mother Nature got the memo, so we will just leave it at that. The... Full story


Students Of Month at P-D

Here are Potter-Dix's students of the month for March. In the front row, from left, are Emily Barker, MiCayla McConnell and Scarlette Taylor. Back row: Jaxen Buettenback, Luke Kasten and Linken...


Sharon Camille 'Cam' Bennett

Sharon Camille "Cam" (Engel) Bennett, 79, of Oshkosh, NE passed away at the Garden County Hospital on March 1, 2023. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, March 30, 2023, at the St.... Full story


Dead Eye Shooters On Target At State

The Dead Eye Shooters participated in the Nebraska State BB Gun and Air Rifle Match in Beatrice over the weekend and had top-notch results. Placing second in the state in BB Gun was the team of Anna...


Federation Wrestlers Compete At State Folkstyle Tourney

The Kimball Federation Wrestling Club finished up its season last weekend at the Nebraska State USA Folkstyle tournament in Grand Island.  The team had eight members compete there after earning that right after the district tournament that was held...


WTC Honors Wrestlers, Lady Longhorns

The Western Trails Conference has released its 2022-23 all-conference teams for wrestling and girls basketball in addition to the boys basketball selections that appeared in last week’s Observer. Several athletes represent Longhorn Nation on... Full story


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