Articles from the June 13, 2013 edition
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Wheat Growers Hotel clings to life as it lingers into the 21st century
Editor’s Note: This is the final segment of a three-part series on the Wheat Growers Hotel, located in Kimball, NE. There will be coverage of any new developments concerning the property. “The... Full story
High Point Welcome Center to open in Kimball no later than July 4
In a crucial step for the continued economic development of Kimball and the western Nebraska region, as a whole, the High Point Welcome Center for Western Nebraska is set to open no later than July 4. “This building was chosen because of its...
Future of Chestnut Street in Kimball faces a great deal of uncertainty
What will become of Chestnut Street? That was the question on the minds of everyone who attended the City Council meeting the night of June 4, with much of the discussion of what to do to keep the... Full story
Cowboys, cowgirls and a small town Saturday night
With the sun fading in the western Nebraska sky, people from the area packed into the stands at the Kimball Fairgrounds to take in the sights, sounds and tastes of the Fifth Annual Kimball Ranch Rodeo... Full story
Local talent takes over downtown coffee shop
A little before 5 p.m. last Friday, a tall man with a beanie and guitar in hand walked towards the popular local coffee shop, Java Blend. He took the handle to the door and a faint ‘ding dong’ from the bell that hangs on the door filled the...
Observer editorial: A call to action for the Kimball community
For the past two months, we at the Observer have dedicated ourselves to uncovering the past, present and future of the famous Wheat Growers Hotel in Kimball. We have spent the equivalent of days pouring over old photographs and documents, and even... Full story