Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Articles from the September 2, 2021 edition

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Kimball Business Scorecard

For the next month, crews from Hennings Construction will be working on the water loop project that will improve the freshwater supply system for the city. The work will be between 3rd and 5th... Full story


Kimball Takes A Hit In Census

The 2020 census figures have been released, and the population of the city of Kimball from 2010 to 2020 decreased from 2,496 to 2,290, a loss of 8.3% of the total population. Kimball County, meanwhile...


215 New COVID Cases Reported In Panhandle

Unified Command on Monday confirmed 215 more cases of COVID in the Panhandle since last reporting on Monday, August 23. Eighty-nine of the cases were in Scotts Bluff County and the rest of them, 126, were in the area designated as the Greater...



Yard of the Week was awarded to Bob and Susie Abramson at 408 S. Washington, their home since March 1984. The perfectly manicured lawn is accented by hostas and lilies. Susie mows the lawn, while Bob...


Virginia Fuller

Virginia M. Fuller, 76, of Bushnell, died in Denver on Saturday, August 20, 2021. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at the... Full story


Death Notice

Wayne Elliott, 62, formerly of Dix, died in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Sunday, August 29, 2021.  Cremation has been held and memorial services are pending at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball.  A complete obituary will be published in next...


Meet The Millers, Grand Marshals

Grand Marshals for the 2021 Potter Days celebration are Phil and Evie Miller, longtime residents of the Potter Community. Phil was born in Sidney. At 7, he moved with his family from Gurley to...


Payton, Katie Top 2 In Kimball Invite

Payton Wise and Katie Heeg are making a name for the Longhorns as they placed first and second on their home course. The Kimball Invite was the third meet of the season, and both Wise and Heeg have br... Full story


No 2021 Kimball Football

Kimball High School’s football season appears to have ended before it started. The Longhorns were forced to forfeit their scheduled opener at Hitchcock County last Friday due to a lack of players. And now this. “We only have nine players out for...

 By Mike Motz    Sports    September 2, 2021

Potter-Dix Back On Track, Beats Wallace 47-22 In Opener

Potter-Dix’s Coyote football team had an historic run last season, going 9-and-0 in the regular season before finally being knocked-off by Cody-Kilgore in the playoffs. The team members made a commitment to each other to come back better and...


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