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Articles from the August 30, 2018 edition

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 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Kimball proudly honors veterans with permanent memorial

Flags fly high at Kimball's Gotte Park with the completion of phase one of the Veteran's Memorial, a project two years in the making. On Monday, Aug. 27, citizens gathered with community leaders,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Adult lunch costs raised to statewide level

Last year the Kimball Schools nutrition program served more than 20,000 breakfasts and more than 50,000 lunches between both schools. “Of course, it goes down every year because our enrollment goes down,” Program Director Danessa Terrill said....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Underpass project hits another snag

The city of Kimball received notice that estimates have nearly doubled for the long-awaited underpass project. Though the underpass has been discussed since as early as 2009, the most recent project was initiated in 2014. At that time the city’s...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Joint City/County budget board negotiate snow removal and dispatch increases

Immediately following the Park and Recreation Executive Board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14, Kimball County Commissioners met with Kimball City Council to discuss several joint ventures the two municipalities share. For a number of years the City of Ki...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Kimball's emergency personnel experienced a virtual training experience

Kimball saw an influx of emergency issues this past Tuesday, Aug. 28, with real life scenarios carried out by high fidelity simulators. Kimball emergency responders joined those from Pine Bluffs,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Park and Rec. budget increase held to just 2 percent

Kimball County Commissioners, along with County Clerk Cathy Sibal, met with the Kimball City Council members on Tuesday, Aug. 14 as the Park and Recreation Executive Board, one of several joint ventures between the two boards. The joint board...

 

Bret Robinson

Bret Robinson, 59, of Wasilla, Alaska formerly of Kimball, Nebraska passed away peacefully at home on July 25, 2018 due to a short battle with cancer. Michel Bret Robinson was born to Frank Robinson...

 

Letter to the Editor

I’m writing in response to last week’s very disappointing “Sherriff’s corner” in which you allowed a full 1/3 of a page for a political rant. Since you chose not to include a disclaimer, one can only assume that the Observer endorses the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Potter Dix opens season with a big loss against top-rated Hay Springs

The Potter-Dix Coyotes hosted the Hay Springs Hawks in their season home opener last Friday night. Heading into Friday nights action left some unanswered questions for Coyote fans. Could the Coyotes...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Longhorns fall to Garden County 36-30 in 8-man opener

Kimball opened uop the football season with a heart breaking, over-time loss on the road to Garden County Friday evening. After years of playing 11 man football, the Horns were beginning a new era of competing in the 8-man game, and they gave it a go...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Jock Talk

A BUSY WEEK FOR LADY LONGHORN GOLF TEAM The Kimball high girl's golf team has been busy this mont with a couple of tournaments each week here in the early stage of their season. They were in action...

 

Withrow, Cajero compete well at Trader's summer training camp

Local students Jacob Withrow and Samuel Cajero attended the Mike Trader Mid-America Basketball Camp in Morrill on June 11-13. Both athletes received awards and won events in the boys major league...

 

Horns begin first year of 8 man play

In Kimball's first year playing 8 man football, and listed as D-1 in the district, Ben Aarestad returns for his second year as Longhorn's head football coach with more than 15 years of coaching...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Kimball Volleyball short on height, plays up to strengths

Kimball volleyball is back in action this season with four returning starters, Madison Wynne setter, Kate Reader middle hitter, Jenna Greenwood outside hitter, Sydney Biesecker outside hitter, also...

 

Kimball Cross Country add several talented young runners

The Kimball Cross Country teams return with promising talent under veteran coaches Tiffany Johnson and Laurie Janicek. Last year the ladies lacked the numbers needed to compete as a team, with just...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

A new look for Kimball High girl's golf

There is an all new look, and a new attitude, for the Kimball High girl's golf team this season, including a new coach as Luke Maas takes over the position of head coach. Coach Maas has seven girls...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Potter-Dix Football counts on returning leadership this season

Heading into his 14th year coaching for the Potter-Dix Coyotes Football team, Head Coach Dale Frerichs is ready to get the season kicked off with some newcomers that he is sure will add some speed...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Lady Coyotes under new leadership

New to Potter-Dix but not new to coaching, a 20 year veteran Cory Michelman is the Lady Coyotes new volleyball coach this year, sitting court side this season for the Lady Coyotes is also Assistant...

 

Banner County Cross Country adds three new runners

The Wildcats Cross Country team lost Courtney Knisley to graduation, but Cheyanne Knisley will join Deven Sullivan in leading the newcomers to the sole athletic team out of Banner County Schools....

 

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