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 By Daria Anderson-Faden    News    July 2, 2020 

Drive-By Parade Brings Together Loved Ones A Bit During Pandemic

Kimball County Manor had a "Drive by Parade" for their residents on Friday, June 26. The manor encouraged people to decorate their cars and have signs for the residents. The parade was led by the... Full story

 
 By Daria Anderson-Faden    News    July 2, 2020 

2 New Confirmed Cases In Kimball County

Kimball County is currently faring better than other area counties with COVID-19 cases, and this is good for the health of residents and the economy. One positive case was identified in Kimball County...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    July 2, 2020 

Pandemic Or Not, Red Knights Bike Up To Deadwood

The Kimball area Red Knights were supposed to head to Deadwood, S.D., for the Red Knights International Western Rally, but due to the COVID-19 situation it was canceled. According to Mark Whetham,...

 

Alice A. Evertson

Alice A. Evertson, 77, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Saturday, June 27, 2020. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, July 3, 2020, at the Evangelical Free Church in...

 

Mary L. Conger

Mary L. Conger, age 85, of Sidney, NE passed away in Kimball, April 25, 2020. Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 A.M. on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at the First United Methodist Church in Sidney with...

 

Carmen V. Perkins

Carmen V. Perkins, 84, of Kimball, died at Regional West Medical Center in Scottsbluff on Tuesday, June 23, 2020. Honoring Carmen's wishes, cremation has been held and there will be no services. Frien...

 
 By Jim Orr    Sports    July 2, 2020 

Lifetime Achiever

Here is the nomination column I wrote for Tom Southard to be considered for induction into the Nebraska Journalism Hall of Fame's Class of 2020, which will be named later this year. During the... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 2, 2020 

Team Mates Tourney Aces It; Daum On ESPN

The annual Kimball Chapter of the Team Mates fundraising Golf Tournament was held this past Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course and, according to Stephanie Kitchens, the program coordinator, it was a huge success. “This was one of our best...

 

Low Gross, Low Net For Judy Daum At Four Winds

Judy Daum hauled in low gross with a 44 and low net with a 30, in Week 3 of the Kimball Women’s Golf Association league play at Four Winds. Jean Barrett continued with her excellent putting, only using the putter 14 times. Flag prizes were divided...

 

Ready To Take The Plunge

The Kimball City Council voted 4-0 to proceed with the opening of the swimming pool. The Health Directives from the Governor's Office have complicated matters with the pool, but it appears that by... Full story

 

Changes Made At School District

Reports throughout the community have indicated that two employees in the Kimball Public Schools’ district office at Kimball Jr/Sr High School are no longer employed in the district. Those reports have been confirmed. School board member Carrie...

 

New Man On The Beat

The Kimball County Sheriff's Office has a new deputy as of last Tuesday. Joseph Leitza was sworn in and began his career in law enforcement. After a week on the job, Deputy Leitza said he has "really...

 

Fourth Of July Festivities Set In Kimball

Gotte Park is the location for fire truck rides on the 4th of July, according to Kimball Fire Chief Andrew Bohac. The rides will take place from 9 to 11 a.m. The firemen will also have additional...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 25, 2020

Banner Notes: Memories Rekindled Of Old Kimball Drive-In

Good morning! Beautiful morning here, clear blue skies and perfect weather. Here is a question for you. Whatdya call a Frenchman wearing sandals? Phillipe Phillape! Flip Flop season for sure. I hope you all had a wonderful Father’s Day weekend. It...

 
 By The Observer    News    June 25, 2020

Inside The Numbers With Kimball County Transit

As Kimball County Transit Service nears moving day to its $1.47 million new home in downtown Kimball, KCTS administrator Christy Warner’s report on the agency’s 2019-20 fiscal year offers insight on the agency’s mission, funding and...

 

June D. Garrett

June D. Garrett, 81, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Due to the COVID-19 restrictions at the time, family graveside services were held. Memorial Services for...

 

Anna Lee Cox

Anna Lee Cox, age 96, of Cumming, Georgia passed away on Tuesday, June 16, 2020. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in Kimball with Pastor David Meacham officiating. Burial was in the...

 

Kenneth V. 'Vernie' McEndaffer

Kenneth V. "Vernie" McEndaffer, 86, of Stoneham, Colorado, died on Saturday, June 13, 2020, at EbenEzer Lutheran Care Center in Brush, Colorado. Memorial services were held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday,...

 

JoAnn Hyatt Hessler Reader

Much loved by her family and friends, JoAnn Hyatt Hessler Reader passed away at Emerald Court in Scottsbluff on June 18, 2020. She was born April 17, 1924, in Marion, Kansas, to Howard and Edith (Wood...

 

Kimball Women's Golf Association Opens Season

The Kimball Women's Golf Association started league play in June with eight teams. The women played the front nine, it was a beautiful evening and the course was in excellent shape. Pattie...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    June 25, 2020

A Great Kimball Golf Weekend

What a great golf weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course this past Saturday-Sunday. Amazing the number of people that turn out for this annual golfing attraction, not only in the number of 3-man teams, which ended up at 35 when one team did not show,...

 

We're Getting There

COVID continues to be a hot topic as the Kimball County Manor is planning a parade to help lift the spirits of their residents during this tough time at the manor. The parade is planned for June 26... Full story

 

Took A While

Kimball County High School Class of 1967 graduated 99 seniors. Fifty years later, at their class reunion, two of those classmates reconnected and have since married and made their home in Kimball. As...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 18, 2020

Banner County Notes: Extension Offices Open With Safety Restrictions

Good morning Banner County! We are almost out of June but not finished celebrating. Father’s Day is this coming Sunday, June 28th. Bar-b-ques, fish fries, and water come to mind. The lakes are always popular, especially when our weather turns so...

 

Kenneth V. "Vernon" McEndaffer

Kenneth V. “Vernon” McEndaffer, died in Brush, Colorado, on Saturday, June 13, 2020. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 20, at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Kimball with Pastor Kenneth Mars officiating. Visitation will be...

 

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