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Lee R. Levesque

Lee R. Levesque, 70, recently passed away unexpectedly at his home in Kimball. He had been an employee at Clean Harbors for about 20 years before retirement. Lee enjoyed traveling, cooking, collecting cookbooks, softball, bowling, golf, throwing...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 5, 2018

Lincoln Highway BBQ Fest deemed successful in its inaugural year

Throughout the past, the "Ribs n' More" cook off took place in June, donating the proceeds to a local organization. After Jowain Sherman passed the cherished baton to the James L. Eatmon Masonic...

 

Western Nebraska Observer Candidate Forum

The Observer sent a list of questions to candidates whose names will be on the Primary Election ballot in May. We are printing their answers as we received them. City Council Stephanie Pedersen 1. Tell me about yourself. I have lived in Kimball the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 26, 2018

Local family is grateful for community support

One local man has experienced a little taste from three neighboring states. Born in Littleton Colorado, then attended college at the University of Wyoming in Laramie, in 2009-2014. During college Zack...

 

Western Nebraska Observer Candidate Forum

The Observer sent a list of questions to candidates whose names will be on the Primary Election ballot in May. We are printing their answers as we received them. County Clerk Cathy Sibal 1. Tell me about yourself. I am Cathy Sibal and I moved to...

 

Kimball Community Health Fair serves a crowd

More than 50 pounds of unused medication collected for safe disposal. A total of 210 Kimball and area residents braved a couple of chilly Friday and Saturday mornings to participate in the 2017...

 

Jonathan L. Howton

Jonathan L. Howton, 48, of Dix, died at Kimball Health Services on Saturday, February 25, 2017. Celebration of Life services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Kimball...

 

New faces featured at annual Chamber meeting

The Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting, Jan. 9, 2017, featured an Italian buffet. Pastor Alan Foutz of the Kimball Presbyterian Church delivered the Invocation and President Josh...

 

Friends and Neighbors: Kevin Moeser

Sometimes you just need a nudge. Kevin Moeser, who just celebrated one year as an EMT, would not be where he is today if he had not received that nudge from Clean Harbors co-workers Brad Reader and...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 4, 2016

KKB seeks stability amidst budget cuts

Amid concerns for the future of the Kimball Landfill, Keep Kimball Beautiful (KKB) Director Larissa Binod asked the Kimball City Council to grant the $2 monthly fee originally agreed upon from each household and further asked that the fee be granted...

 

Holding a grudge!

Kimball Lions Club held their annual 9 Pin No Tap bowling tournament over a two weekend period in February. This is the main fundraiser for the oldest Lions Club in the state of Nebraska. The funds...

 
 By Dawn Fossand    News    February 4, 2016

Friends and Neighbors: The Shermans

A great sense of humor and an obvious admiration for each other keep Jowain and Linda Sherman on the move. Jowain said of their continuous busy lifestyle that they "would rather wear out – than...

 

2015 in review

Looking back at the events of 2015, it is safe to say the events in and around Kimball have been exciting. We will revisit an appearance from Miss Nebraska, hiring a new Chamber of Commerce directors and then another as well as an assistant for the...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 8, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Stahla's years of service include long stint with fire department

Keeping busy has never been an issue for Larry Stahla. The Kimball resident has been involved in a number of activities over the years, and remains active in many of them today. "I have been involved...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 1, 2015

Friends and Neighbors: Joy of running led to O'Brien starting annual Farmers Day Fun Run

The 1970s and 1980s bring several things to mind - disco, big hair and running. Wait? Running? Running was a popular activity during the time, according to local retired teacher Patrick O'Brien, for...

 

Farmers Day 2015: Annual 'Fun Run' set for Farmers Day

After 30 years of organizing the Farmers Day Fun Run, Pat O’Brien passed the baton to Kimball High School cross country coach Tiffany Johnson. Johnson has coordinated the event for the last four years. O’Brien gave Johnson all the information...

 

Eugene H. Snyder

Eugene H. Snyder, 67 of Scottsbluff, formerly of Banner County, passed away on Sunday, July 26, 2015 at Heritage Estates in Gering after a courageous battle with lung cancer with his loving wife Rita...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    July 16, 2015

KKB addresses nuisance violations

Keep Kimball Beautiful addressed issues brought forth by the City of Kimball regarding a nuisance violation on city property used by the organization in conjunction with Kimball’s recycling center. The group addressed the issues at the July 7 city...

 

Engagement: Jennifer Deuso and Cory Shaw

Doug and Patty Shaw wish to announce the engagement of their son, Cory, to Jennifer Deuso, daughter of Jeanine Reneau. Nuptials are planned for Sept. 19, 2015, in Kimball. The groom is employed by...

 
 By Larissa Binod    News    July 16, 2015

KKB, Clean Harbors household hazardous waste collection is July 25

Kimball County residents are invited to participate in a Household Hazardous Waste Collection event at Clean Harbors, located 5 miles South of Kimball on Hwy. 71, on July 25, 2015 from 8-11 a.m. Household hazardous waste are products which are...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    April 2, 2015

2 perfect games bowled in Lions Club fundraiser tourney

The Kimball Lions Club held their annual 9-pin no tap bowling tournament on March 20- 22 and again March 27- 29 with a combined total of 108 entries, according to event organizer Kathy Porter. An...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    March 5, 2015

Contaminated soil from New York to be incinerated at Clean Harbors

Half of a shipment of contaminated soil is on its way to Kimball. Approximately 1,000 tons total is being shipped from Niagara Falls, N.Y. to Clean Harbors in Kimball for incineration. Half the soil, from the Love Canal clean-up, will be incinerated...

 

New mayor seeks to be 'approachable,' wants more involvement

It has been almost a month since Keith Prunty took over as mayor of Kimball. For some in the community, Prunty is no stranger, and for others it will be a name to become familiar with. The latter is s...

 

Hunsaker honored in top 100 SUU football players of century

Kimball's Jared Hunsaker was notified back in September that he was to be honored by Southern Utah University as a Top 100 Football Player for that learning establishment. Hunsaker was a 1987 high...

 

RESURRECTING THE OIL DERRICK: Kimball oil derrick has a new home

Those driving down the I-80 will no doubt have a new landmark in their line of vision near Kimball. Last Wednesday, the Kimball oil derrick was raised and placed on land out by the golf course. The...

 

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