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Council Hires Brower, Helps Cats

When the Kimball City Council meeting was all said and done Oct. 19, a year and a half after former city administrator Dan Dean retired, the City of Kimball had a new city administrator, Annette Brower. Brower's city employment began in March 2018,...

 

Fuel & Oil Tanks Under Dollar Tree Site

The Kimball City Council last week discussed and approved a $10,000 Economic Development Demolition and Reclamation Grant for KIM5 LLC, also known as Family Dollar/Dollar Tree. In its grant proposal, KIM5 LLC reported that it “will build-brand (a)...

 

THE CAT PLAN

A reader recently wrote in to the Observer with this question: Why did the Kimball City Council not support Tiffany LaBeau for her human solution to the feral cat problem? That's an excellent...

 

Trick Or Trunk Returns On Sugary Sunday

The 2nd annual Trick or Trunk event is scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 31, from 4 to 6 p.m., according to organizers Sarah Stull, Dawn Hinton and Amira Moore. The event will take place on the east parking...

 

A Lofty Artistic Venture In Potter

"Be the person you needed when you were little" is the motto of Jennifer Thomas at the Potter Art Loft. Jennifer had wished she had had a creative spot to go to when she was little, and now area...

 

Feedlot's Gary Darnall ' Distinguished'

In Nebraska and Wyoming, alumnus Gary Darnall and his family’s historic Darnall Feedlot are nothing short of legendary. Located near Harrisburg, Neb., the property was homesteaded by the Darnalls in 1889. Gary Darnall used his University of Wyoming...

 

AMERICA'S GOT TALENT

This is the junior high quiz bowl team that placed second in the Kimball Jr. High Tournament on Oct. 15. Front row: Kip Gillming, Tyler McManigal, Trey Cook and Cameron McGinnis. Back row: Parker...

 

Vernon 'Short' B. Bennett

Vernon "Short" B. Bennett, 83, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Monday, October 18, 2021, five days after his birthday. Cremation has been held and memorial services will be held at 10:00 a....

 

Delores Graham

Delores Graham, 91, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Wednesday, October 20, 2021. Cremation has been held and graveside memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, November...

 

Donald Lebsack

Donald Raymond Lebsack, 86, of Kimball, died at home on Saturday, October 16, 2021. Donald was born on August 6, 1935, in Greeley, Colorado, to Raymond and Bertha (Urich) Lebsack. He went to school in Galeton, CO, and married Joyce Marie Jensen on...

 
 By Mike Motz    Sports    October 28, 2021

Coyotes 8-0 Entering Postseason

Potter-Dix's Coyote football team finished out its regular season with an 80-16 rout over Creek Valley, earning its second straight D6-6 title and undefeated regular season. The Coyotes' swarming...

 

Malson Calls It A Career For Horns XC

For the fourth time in as many years, Chantel Malson ran in the Nebraska State cross county meet. Of 127 runners in the Class D meet Oct. 22, the Kimball Longhorn senior placed 66th on the Kearney...

 

SHARKS FOOTBALL

Here's to the Sharks, Kimball's youngest boys of the fall this football season. This week we salute the fifth- and sixth-grade group. Front row: Dason Cabbage, Mason Brown, Britton Culek, Davian...

 

Volleyball Season Ends At Subdistrict

The Kimball Lady Longhorns volleyball season ended Monday as the team fell to Bridgeport in straight sets in subdistrict action. Kimball's season record was 3-21 heading into the C2-11 Subdistrict...

 

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