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ENCORE, ENCORE

The artists have been selected and the shows will go on – that is, the four Community Concert Association shows. In 1975, Kimballites decided they needed entertainment and so the long standing...

 

Della Mae Mader

Della Mae Mader was born in Kimball, NE, June 19, 1934, to John and Helen Adels. She attended high school in Limon, NE, graduating in 1952. After graduation, she moved back to Kimball. Della Mae worke...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 29, 2019

It's The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year

This is the week you high school sports fans have been waiting for and Kimball High athletes are going to be busy for certain. The Kimball High girls golf team has already had a tournament as you read this, as they were scheduled to play at Sidney...

 

BACK TO SCHOOL

Kimball Public Schools began its 2019-20 school year on Wednesday, Aug. 21, and according to Kimball Superintendent Elizabeth Owens, several new programs will be implemented. More classroom time will...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    August 22, 2019

Manor Appeals Probation Notice

Kimball County Manor is appealing a disciplinary action notice by the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services following the May 30 death of manor resident Marllene Goodon due to an accident...

 

Man's Death An Apparent Overdose

An open case exists regarding the unintended death of a 21 year-old male in Kimball on Aug. 11 due to what police are calling an apparent drug overdose. The Kimball Police Department said it continues to investigate the apparent overdose. An autopsy...

 

100 YEARS IN THE MAKING

The Lukassens were reconized at the Kimball-Banner County Fair as a 100-year farm family. This is their story. Theodore Lukassen was born in Holland in April 1864. At the age of 18 he came to the...

 

Farmer Klent Schnell Gives $2,500 To Bushnell Johnson Fire District

Kimball County farmer Klent Schnell recently was awarded an America’s Farmers Grow Communities donation of $2,500 and gave it to a local nonprofit organization – the Bushnell Johnson Rural Fire District. It’s a story that began last summer....

 

Deanna M. Bleyle

Deanna M. Bleyle was a strong, generous, independent woman and some might say a pioneer. This was the woman who brought comfort and love without strings attached, who was caring and kind but at the...

 

4-H KIDS & THE FAIR

The Kimball-Banner County Fair got off to a quick start on Saturday with the archery competition and concluded with the Livestock Sale on Monday, Aug. 11. Between Saturday and Monday, about 150 4-H...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    August 15, 2019

Girl Scouts Troop 18412 A Reality In Kimball

A newly formed Girl Scouts troop has bloomed in Kimball, and they're off to a good start. Say hello to Troop 18412. "Throughout the year, these girls have chosen to learn about topics including...

 

Random Drug Testing Returns For Grades 7-12

Heather Norberg, president of the Kimball School Board, called the regular school board meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 12, at the City Council Chambers. All the members were present for the brief meeting. Regular business was conducted,...

 

New Business Gets Nostalgic

"I can take a beginner of beginners and they will walk out Saturday feeling like a Picasso." – Stacey Bolin Stacey Bolin is referring to her "sip and paint classes" at her new "pop-up store" in the...

 

Fair A Fine Place To Talk Ag With Kimball, Banner Farmers

The Kimball-Banner County Fair was a great place to capture a couple of producers, find out how the harvest is progressing, and hear about the outlook on their other crops. Many were watching kids,...

 

Douglas Moench

Douglas Alan Moench died July 29, 2019, at his home in Delta, CO, after a battle with throat cancer. He was born in 1946 in Sidney to John and Lorraine Moench and graduated from Potter High School. Survivors include his wife, son Trent, daughter...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 15, 2019

POWER PERFORMER

Breckyn Kiefer, the 8-year-old daughter of Wade and Brooke Kiefer of Kimball, is making a name for herself in the world of power tumbling. Not only on a local, or even state status, but all the way...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 15, 2019

Now You Kids Get Ready For Sports Practice And School

The Wise kids were earning more honors at a golf tournament held in North Platte a week back. Playing in the two day Junior Ambassadors Tournament, held at the Lake Maloney Rivers Edge Course in North Platte, Payton Wise finished third in her...

 

BRANCHING OUT

Larissa Binod is remembered. And she will be remembered. Kim Burge visited from Valentine to represent the Nebraska Recycling Council and help dedicate a tree in Kimball to honor Binod for years to...

 
 By The Observer    News    August 8, 2019

Going, Going, Not Quite Gone

Bob and Jacque Hill have decided to retire and put their Décor Store on Chestnut Street up for sale, but they say their main goal is to sell the store as a viable business. And that, they realize, co...

 

Kimball-Banner County Fair Opens In Fine Fashion

The 2019 Kimball-Banner County Fair got off to a fast-paced start Monday with the Fashion Revue and Clothing Judging at Kimball High School. The 4-Hers entered a wide range of items that they had...

 

For Some, Local Harvest Twice As Long

While everyone was out in the field, Wanda Hagstrom provided an update on harvest from the southern part of Kimball County. She said that harvest was "slow and patchy, which is unusual for us." She...

 

Diana Kay Fiehtner

Diana Kay Fiehtner, 71, of Kimball, died at her home in Kimball on Wednesday, July 31, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, August 5, 2019 at the Cantrell Funeral Home in...

 

Mick Evertson

Mick Evertson, 78 of Kimball, passed away peacefully at home on the family farm on Monday, July 29, 2019. Memorial services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 13, 2019 at the Kimball Presbyterian Church with Pastor Alan Foutz officiating....

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 8, 2019

Hays Roofing Team Builds On Foundation

A field of 116 golfers turned out for the 28th annual Kimball Hospital Foundation Golf Tournament this past weekend at the Four Winds Golf Course. The popular event held on Saturday was a four person...

 

THE TRADITION CARRIES ON

"She loves me." Nine-year-old Makynna Boettcher is talking about her 5-month-old Nubian milking goat that she will be showing in her first 4-H fair at the upcoming Kimball-Banner County Fair. The...

 

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