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Articles from the June 16, 2016 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Summer garden fun

Claudette and DuWayne Sundet moved to Kimball three years ago under the advice of doctors to slow down a bit. In the three years since buying their home at 308 Jefferson they have busied themselves...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

St. John's celebrates 100 years

A local church is soon to celebrate their established 100th anniversary, according to its pastor, Kenneth Mars whose wife was very instrumental in gathering information on the church history to share...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Citizens will soon see increased utility rates

Residents in both the city and county of Kimball will soon face higher utility costs and may soon see increased utility deposits as well following votes at the May 31 Board of Public Works meeting. Kimball’s utility deposit amount has remained stea...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: Mars family

"As a father, I enjoy watching each of my children grow in their own unique ways, developing into the men and women God created them to be. What a privilege and joy to share that great adventure with...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Kimball Public Swimming Pool Lifeguard training deemed a success

The Kimball Public Swimming Pool is fully staffed for the year, and Director Carla Goranson is happy with her guards, though many are new. "I have never had this many new guards," she said. "That coul...

 

Victoria J. Barrett

Heaven gained another angel on June 5, 2016, when Victoria Jeanette Barrett, 39, of Scottsbluff, passed away at the Barrett family cabin in Livermore, Colo. Vicki was born August 20, 1976 in Kimball...

 

Gordon Buckle, Jr.

Gordon Buckle Jr., 83, of Columbus, Nebraska, died Sunday, June 12, 2016 at his home in Columbus. No services are planned at this time. Gordon James Buckle Jr., loving husband, father, and grandfather...

 

Minnie Lebruska

Minnie L. Lebruska, 106, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Saturday, June 11, 2016. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Ki...

 

Lyle E. Probert

Lyle E. Probert, 70, of Cheyenne, died at the Cheyenne VA Medical Center on Friday, June 10, 2016.  Cremation has taken place and services may be held at a later date.  Friends may leave condolences and messages for the family at the funeral home...

 
 By Larry Nelson    News    June 16, 2016

Veterans History Project

The Veterans History Project of the Library of Congress collects, preserves, and makes accessible the personal accounts of American war veterans so that future generations may hear directly from veter...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

Fireworks fundraiser under way for Kimball

It is nearly time to celebrate our nation’s independence. For more than a couple of decades the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department has put on a spectacular fireworks display with donations collected from local businesses, as well as from private...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Recent KHS graduate named scholarship winner

Monica Wasielewski was recently named one of 20 winners of the “Western Knowledge. Exceptional Communities.” essay contest sponsored by Fontanelle Hybrids. According to a recent press release the contest Fontanelle Hybrids awarded the winners...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    June 16, 2016

Local library offering genealogy class

Where did we come from? Does this age-old question spark the desire to learn more about ones heritage? The Kimball Public Library presents a new project for kids - “Explore your Heritage” camp with Ali Hunsaker and Jan Sears. The camp will be a...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    June 16, 2016

Be vigilant during mosquito season

June officially brings the start of summer and the beginning of mosquito season, according to Melissa Cervantes, Environmental Health Coordinator and Assistant Worksite Wellness Coordinator at the Panhandle Public Health District (PPHD). With the beg...

 
 By Staff Report    News    June 16, 2016

A salute to dads

The Western Nebraska Observer asked readers to submit a letter nominating a father as the greatest dad in honor of Father’s Day. The winning letter comes from a past graduate of Kimball High School, who remembers her father’s struggle to balance...

 

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