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Articles from the May 6, 2021 edition

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Arbor Day 2021 Takes Root

Mary Lynch fourth-graders helped the City of Kimball celebrate Arbor Day by planting four evergreen trees in Gotte Park. The short ceremony began with the head of the street department, Jim Shoup,... Full story


Transit Hires 3 Drivers, Detailer

The Kimball County commissioners heard a financial update from the Veterans Service Office assistant, Darcee Wheeland on Tuesday, May 3, at their regular semimonthly meeting. According to Wheeland’s records, Kimball County veterans or spouses...


Sr. Center Reopens For Meals

Since March 17, 2020, the Kimball senior center has been closed to the public and only providing curbside service. Now the Kimball Senior Center at 107 S. Oak Street is open again for business for regular sit down meals. Lunchtime meals are served...



A local citizen posed this question to the Observer: Who is responsible for cleaning up the alleys? Here is what the Observer found out about the alley situation. The city has a 20-foot easement in th...

 By Barb Cross    News    May 6, 2021

Here Come Graduation & Mama's Day

Good morning, Banner County! Here we are on the home stretch as far as senior graduation 2021 goes! Hallelujah! However, before all of that, the kids have high school track at Leyton this Friday, May 7th, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Then they will...


Debra A. DeWitt

Debra A. DeWitt, 60, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, died in Kimball on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at a later date. Friends may visit www.cantrellfh.com to view Debra’s Tribute Wall and leave condolences a...


Kimberly Page Hill (Schneider)

On Sunday, May 2, 2021, Kimberly Page Hill (Schneider), or Schneid, passed away in Loveland, Colorado, at the age of 52 surrounded by family and close friends. A funeral service will be held... Full story


Hazel Madora McDonald

Hazel Madora McDonald, age 99, of Ogallala, NE, formerly of Arthur, went to be with her Lord and Savior and loved ones on Friday, April 23, 2021, at Indian Hills Manor with her loving family by her... Full story



Kimball Invite day has arrived at Four Winds Golf Course. The Kimball boys golf team hosts the annual showcase from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. following a stretch of weather postponements and then tournaments... Full story


On To Bayard After SPVA, WTC For Kimball

Kimball's Longhorn track and field teams traveled to Grant on Friday to compete in the SPVA Track and Field Meet and followed that up in Mitchell on Monday with a date in the Western Trails...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    May 6, 2021

Coyote Girls 3rd, Boys 4th At MAC

Potter-Dix's Coyote track and field team traveled to Chappell on Saturday for the MAC Track and Field Meet. The girls team finished third with 68 points, while the boys team placed fourth with 73...


29% of Kimball County Fully Vaccinated

On May 3 the Unified Command confirmed that Kimball County once again has zero COVID-19 cases and vaccinations are continuing. Panhandle Public Health District has vaccination data per county, and Kimball County data shows that 837 individuals are...


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