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Articles from the May 7, 2020 edition

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The Soft Opening Begins

COVID-19 restrictions have been partially lifted for Kimball County and the Panhandle Public Health District. This soft opening of local restaurants, beauty shops and churches require limiting the... Full story


A Mother's Day Like No Other

Mother's Day will be different for many this year due to the coronavirus. Even as restrictions are lifted, things are not back to normal. In the past, Rechelle Brown would celebrate and have dinner...


Tower Of Power

Action Communications from Scottsbluff received the bid for the new Kimball County communication tower to replace the one destroyed last November in an ice storm. The tower, just north of Kimball,...


Lessons To Be Learned

Second of Two Parts Avoiding the Spanish Flu compares with today’s situation as an article/advertisement in 1918 appeared to inform people that it was spread by human contact, “chiefly through coughing, sneezing, or spitting. So avoid persons...


Basket Giving Teachers Make May Day Special For First-Graders

May Day has made a comeback in Kimball as two Mary Lynch elementary teachers took to the streets and gave May Day baskets to their first grade students. The baskets, well really the buckets were fille...

 By Jim Orr    News    May 7, 2020

Back At It

Construction workers are back on the job this week at the new Kimball County Transit Service building in the heart of downtown Kimball after being sidelined due to pandemic restrictions. Project...

 By Barb Cross    News    May 7, 2020

Banner School Board Doing That Zoom Thing

Good morning Banner County, friends near and far. We still are under some pretty tight restrictions, but are able to sneak in a few family interactions. I am extremely lucky on that point because all but two of my grandkids and their parents...


Mary Lou Conger

Mary Lou (Svoboda) Conger, age 85, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2020 in Kimball, NE. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 A.M., July 7, 2020 in the Sidney First United Methodist Church with...


More Fun With Stats; Gary Williams Deserves HOF

My good friend Con Marshall, who writes for the Chadron paper, enjoys putting together stats on Nebraska Panhandle sporting seasons and recently sent me his update of this year’s boys basketball records. In particular, he was looking for names of...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 7, 2020

Dillon Wise Shoots 63 For Course Record

Dillon Wise, the young man who excelled for four years as a Kimball High golfer, is still improving his game and on May 1 established a new Four Winds Golf Course record with his round of 31-32=63!... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 7, 2020

Hanks And Hoops

Beau Hanks has accepted a scholarship offer from Iowa Central Community College, located in Fort Dodge, Iowa, to continue playing basketball while working towards a college degree in business administ...

 By Tom Southard    News    May 7, 2020

Muneio Goes From Running To Parachuting

Ryan Muneio was a top runner for the Kimball High track and cross country teams a few years back and went on to run, after receiving college scholarship offers, at Midland University in Fremont and th...

 By The Observer    News    May 7, 2020

May 12, 2020, Kimball County Primary Election Results

The Western Nebraska Observer presents these unofficial vote results from the Tuesday, May 12, primary election in Kimball County as a service to all of our readers. The results normally would have be... Full story


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