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Articles from the May 21, 2020 edition

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Seniors Graduate Virtually

Kimball High School virtual graduation was complete with Pomp and Circumstance, the Star Spangled Banner and speeches by the valedictorian and salutatorian. Students achieving academic recognition... Full story


Just Like Everything, Memorial Day Scaled Back

Although Memorial Day is traditionally considered to be the beginning of the summer season with people off to the lake and enjoying barbecues, it's real meaning can be found at the national and local...


School Board Vote Gets Recount

Most results of the May 12 primary election are final – but some results are not completely final yet, according to Cathy Sibal, Kimball County Clerk. The hotly contested school board race requires a recount. The recount will be conducted on May...


City Parks, Some Churches Reopening

Good news for children and parents alike as the Kimball city parks will be reopened on Tuesday,.Social distancing will still be required and signs will remind park visitors of the guidelines. Group sports are still not allowed under the current...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    May 21, 2020

Kimball Liked View On Nebraska's Golf Mountaintop

Tom Southard wrote an introduction in last week's Observer for the story below that he wrote in 1993 about Kimball's new golf state champions. Also presented below, after that story, is a follow-up th...

 By Barb Cross    News    May 21, 2020

It's Official: Banner School Year Over

Good morning Banner County! Well today, May 21st, is officially the last day of school for the 2019-2020 school year. What a weird year it has been. The first half was pretty much what most of us would consider “normal.” Then in March of 2020...


Peggy A. Wolff

Peggy A. Wolff passed away this Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at the Western Nebraska Regional Hospital. She was 65 years old. Cremation has taken place and a Mass with a celebration of life will be held...


Caroline A. Novotny

Caroline A. Novotny, 86, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Monday, May 18, 2020. Funeral services for Carol will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Cantrell Funeral Home...



"I'm focusing on seeing the bright side of tough situations. These past few months have been tough for everybody, but we won't get through it by looking at just the negatives." – Ginny...

 By The Observer    News    May 21, 2020

Full List Of 2020 Kimball High Graduate Scholarships

Stephen Bateman Lions Club Student of the Month Stipend Bailie Brower Joe Merante/Kimball Volunteer Fire Department Scholarship Eagles Lodge #3889/Bill Carroll Scholarship Hannah Brown Leonard & Lewise Forman Scholarship Samuel Cajero Kimball Public... Full story


Lions Student Of The Year Goes To Carli

The Kimball Lions Club congratulated Carli Wurdeman on being selected as the 2020 Lions Club Student of the Year. Carli was presented with a certificate and $500 award by Kimball Lions Club member...


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