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 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Kimball proudly honors veterans with permanent memorial

Flags fly high at Kimball's Gotte Park with the completion of phase one of the Veteran's Memorial, a project two years in the making. On Monday, Aug. 27, citizens gathered with community leaders,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Adult lunch costs raised to statewide level

Last year the Kimball Schools nutrition program served more than 20,000 breakfasts and more than 50,000 lunches between both schools. “Of course, it goes down every year because our enrollment goes down,” Program Director Danessa Terrill said....

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Underpass project hits another snag

The city of Kimball received notice that estimates have nearly doubled for the long-awaited underpass project. Though the underpass has been discussed since as early as 2009, the most recent project was initiated in 2014. At that time the city’s...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Joint City/County budget board negotiate snow removal and dispatch increases

Immediately following the Park and Recreation Executive Board meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 14, Kimball County Commissioners met with Kimball City Council to discuss several joint ventures the two municipalities share. For a number of years the City of Ki...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Kimball's emergency personnel experienced a virtual training experience

Kimball saw an influx of emergency issues this past Tuesday, Aug. 28, with real life scenarios carried out by high fidelity simulators. Kimball emergency responders joined those from Pine Bluffs,...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 30, 2018

Park and Rec. budget increase held to just 2 percent

Kimball County Commissioners, along with County Clerk Cathy Sibal, met with the Kimball City Council members on Tuesday, Aug. 14 as the Park and Recreation Executive Board, one of several joint ventures between the two boards. The joint board...

 

Bret Robinson

Bret Robinson, 59, of Wasilla, Alaska formerly of Kimball, Nebraska passed away peacefully at home on July 25, 2018 due to a short battle with cancer. Michel Bret Robinson was born to Frank Robinson...

 

Letter to the Editor

I’m writing in response to last week’s very disappointing “Sherriff’s corner” in which you allowed a full 1/3 of a page for a political rant. Since you chose not to include a disclaimer, one can only assume that the Observer endorses the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Longhorns fall to Garden County 36-30 in 8-man opener

Kimball opened uop the football season with a heart breaking, over-time loss on the road to Garden County Friday evening. After years of playing 11 man football, the Horns were beginning a new era of competing in the 8-man game, and they gave it a go...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

Jock Talk

A BUSY WEEK FOR LADY LONGHORN GOLF TEAM The Kimball high girl's golf team has been busy this mont with a couple of tournaments each week here in the early stage of their season. They were in action...

 

Horns begin first year of 8 man play

In Kimball's first year playing 8 man football, and listed as D-1 in the district, Ben Aarestad returns for his second year as Longhorn's head football coach with more than 15 years of coaching...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    August 30, 2018

Kimball Volleyball short on height, plays up to strengths

Kimball volleyball is back in action this season with four returning starters, Madison Wynne setter, Kate Reader middle hitter, Jenna Greenwood outside hitter, Sydney Biesecker outside hitter, also...

 

Kimball Cross Country add several talented young runners

The Kimball Cross Country teams return with promising talent under veteran coaches Tiffany Johnson and Laurie Janicek. Last year the ladies lacked the numbers needed to compete as a team, with just...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 30, 2018

A new look for Kimball High girl's golf

There is an all new look, and a new attitude, for the Kimball High girl's golf team this season, including a new coach as Luke Maas takes over the position of head coach. Coach Maas has seven girls...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 23, 2018

Non-registered sex offender arrested

According to an arrest affidavit from the Kimball Police Department on Monday, Aug. 13, at approximately 5:17, Officer Henderson Bryson of the KPD was notified by Chief Andy Bremer, that Wayne L. Schmidt had been living here in Kimball for longer...

 
 By Staff Report    News    August 23, 2018

Kiwanis is always looking for new members

In the next year Kiwanis of Kimball and Banner Counties is looking to grow their members and solidify the events and programs to offer Kimball and Banner Counties. Kiwanis of Kimball and Banner Counties began less than a year ago, there were 15...

 

David Frank

David J. Frank, 75, of Kimball, died at Rose Medical Center in Denver on Friday, August 17, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 am on Saturday, August 25, 2018 at the Kimball Presbyterian...

 

Curt Cornils

Curt was born Curtis Lee Cornils on July 29, 1953 in Kimball, Nebraska. He was the third child of five children born to Venette and Roy Cornils. He lived south of Bushnell, NE and enjoyed working on...

 

Letter to the Editor

As President of the Nebraska Library Association, I was pleased to see the Kimball Public Library described as “a social center of the community” on Thursday, Aug. 16. I think it is great that the community recognizes the treasure that it has in...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 23, 2018

Veteran's Memorial dedication planned, flags to be unveiled

Kimball’s Veteran’s Memorial dedication will take place on Monday, August 27 at 5 p.m. in Gotte Park. The dedication will include an opening prayer and speakers, including Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty, United State Air Force Lieutenant Colonel...

 

2018 Kimball Banner County Fair results

Citizenship & Civic Education Sr. Home Environment Grand Champion-Braden Lukassen Reserve Champion-Preston Corfield Jr. Home Environment Grand Champion-Aubrey Culek Reserve Champion- Ethan Sharples Technology Exhibit Grand Champion-Ethan Sharples...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 16, 2018

Kimball Banner County Fair celebrates 100 years

100 years of blue jeans and family dreams at the 2018 Kimball-Banner County Fair. The week started off with the Hay Bale Decorating Contest, round bales were placed throughout the city of Kimball as...

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    August 16, 2018

Activate Kimball takes one more step towards Kimball's walking/biking path

Activate Kimball hosted Felsburg Holt Ullevig Engineering at the regular Aug. 13 committee meeting from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at City Hall in Kimball. The firm, of Lincoln, created a draft report for Activate Kimball as the grassroots group that...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 16, 2018

Library remains a social center of the community

Back to school time is just around the corner and the Kimball Public Library has many activities planned for all ages. Activities include a weekly Wednesday Preschool story time with 10-16 children attending. Club Next, the after school program is...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    August 16, 2018

VSO position to remain unfilled

The Kimball County Commissioners made a decision not to decide right away on the Kimball Veteran’s Service Officer at their regular meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 7. Andy Bremer, Chairman of the County Veterans Service Committee and Darcee Wheeland, Coun...

 

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