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Articles from the April 22, 2021 edition

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On The Road Again

The Kimball County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, April 20, with much of their meeting consumed by discussion of road department equipment. According to Randy Bymer, road superintendent, road grader operators were out on Friday...

 

How Do You Recall A Recall?

How do you recall a recall? Kimball County Clerk Cathy Sibal said she has received a phone call from one of the petitioners looking to recall Mayor Keith Prunty inquiring about withdrawing her recall petition – but it appears the only way to stop... Full story

 

NEW LIFE FOR BLIGHTED LAND?

In February 1963, 16 trailers were brought in and parked in the area east of the Sunnyview Addition in Kimball, the start of what would be known as Boeing's Trailer City. According to the Feb. 14, 196...

 

School Facilities Survey Up

The Kimball School Board has prepared a Kimball Public Schools Facility Survey that is up and ready for Kimball residents to respond at: https://eprovesurveys.advanced.org/surveys/#/action/163509/p2190 The school board seeks public feedback on where... Full story

 

To Market, To Market

Kimball's Main Street Market recently purchased a bench for Kimball County Transit riders to sit and wait for the arrival of the next transit vehicle. Above, Kimball resident Jody Hardin waits for... Full story

 

Wait Continues For Japanese Restaurant

Kimball's Japanese Restaurant, Ondori Ramen, does not yet have an opening date set, according to owner Edi Yanto. He told the Observer that he is still not sure when that day will come, but he will...

 

More School Funds Available This Year

Details in the Kimball Public Schools treasurer’s report in April 2021 show a significant increase in total available funds from the previous year. The information was presented at last week’s school board meeting. The district shows $2.8...

 

HAPPY CAMPERS

Boy Scout Troop 116 from Cheyenne spent the weekend at Oliver Lake just west of Kimball. The boys and their leaders camped out in the snow and the 30-degree weather. In order to earn some badges,... Full story

 
 By Barb Cross    News    April 22, 2021

Here Come Arbor Day & Earth Day, But What Season Is It?

Good morning! Whatever season we are in today, I hope that it is a good one. We have a few options this week to get out and enjoy ourselves as long as a snowstorm does not pop up and cancel them out. That is still a possibility for this time of...

 

THE NEW HOSPITAL CAMPAIGN

Cassie Gasseling, Kimball Health Services chief financial officer, speaks April 13 at Kimball County Transit Service headquarters to present plans for a new hospital to the community. A reported 38...

 

College Conference Names Greenwood Golfer Of Week

Kimball native and Midland University men's golfer Jordan Greenwood carded back-to-back 2 over par rounds at the TPC Deere Run Invitational. He was awarded the Great Plains Athletic Conference Men's... Full story

 

WINTER PUTS LONGHORNS ON ICE

The winter storm system that hit the Panhandle area last week caused the postponement of two competitions for the Kimball boys golf team and the Western Trails Conference Track Meet. A busy stretch now awaits both Longhorn sports programs. The golf...

 

ON TARGET

After a lengthy absence, a trap shooting club has returned to the Kimball area. Spearheading the renewal of trapshooting was Brittany Cook, but she is quick to give credit to many others that helped...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    April 22, 2021

WTC Names Scholar Athletes

The Western Trails Conference on Monday announced its new class of scholar-athletes and scholarship recipients. Kimball High School was well-represented with a half-dozen students making the grade. The KHS scholar-athletes are seniors Sydney...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    April 22, 2021

Coyote Boys Show Well At Creek Valley Twilight

The annual Creek Valley Twilight Invitational Track & Field Meet was held on Monday, April 12, and despite a prevalent cold breeze, the competitors were able to get all 17 events finished by...

 

Potter-Dix Golfers Compete At Mitchell

Potter-Dix's Coyote boys golf team traveled on April 13, to compete at the Mitchell Invitational against some of the best golf talent in the area. The Coyotes, still a young golf program building a foundation for the future, finished last out of 14...

 

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