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Harvest Under Way, But Not In Full Swing

Gene Golding was hurrying around last Friday, but he said harvest was "not in full swing yet." He said that there is quite a bit of green wheat still out there. Dumping a load of wheat in his semi,...

 By The Observer    News    August 1, 2019

Rockabillaque Proves Fun For All Ages

The first annual Rockabillaque event in Kimball is in the books. Amy Sapp, economic director of the city of Kimball, said the Poker Run through the Panhandle had 18 motorcycles and 2 classic cars...


Willis Alton (Tony) Herman

Willis Alton (Tony) Herman, age 78, passed away July 18, 2019, in Omaha. Tony was born to Willis and Oletha Herman on November 17, 1940, in Scottsbluff, NE. He grew up and received his education and...


Mick Evertson

Mick Evertson, 78, of Kimball, died at his home in Kimball on Monday, July 29, 2019. Memorial services are pending at the Cantrell Funeral Home and will be published in next week’s paper.... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    August 1, 2019

Mike Daum Signs Contract To Go Pro In Spain

Kimball’s Mike Daum is set to move on to his next role in his illustrious basketball career. After an outstanding high school career at Kimball High, he became one of the best ever as a member of the South Dakota State men’s program – setting... Full story


Longhorn Building Debate Continues

The Kimball City Council discussed a variety of subjects at the July 16 regular monthly meeting. Among the items was an update on the City of Kimball swimming pool. The pool was built in 1982 and according to background information that Carson Sisk h... Full story



A special dedication ceremony was held this past week for Jim Reeves, a counselor at Mary Lynch Elementary School, who passed away during the school year. Reeves' family was on hand to participate in...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 25, 2019

Rodeo Royalty Represents Kimball At Cheyenne Frontier Days

It's an event that draws a large audience from a handful of miles away, including some from all across the country and even around the world. The Daddy of 'em All, Cheyenne Frontier Days, the worlds...


Free School Supplies At Kimball HVAC

Free school supplies will be given out to Kimball and Potter-Dix students from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, July 27 and 28, at Kimball HVAC & Air Conditioning, 119 E. 2nd St., Kimball. The supplies come courtesy of U.S. military veteran... Full story


Summer Church In The Park This Sunday

Dr. Alan Foutz from the Kimball Presbyterian Church will provide the sermon for the second “Church in the Park” on Sunday, July 28. Gotte Park will be the setting for breakfast at 8 a.m. and the service at 9:30 a.m. Last month, the Brad Reader...

 By Amy Sapp    Opinion    July 25, 2019

Kimball Incentives: Your Building Is The Face Of Your Business

For over a decade the City of Kimball has had a program to assist local businesses with fixing a variety of projects on the outside of their building. Those that used the program prior to 2017 would refer to the program as Main Street Improvement... Full story


Kimball Landfill Offers Money Saving Opportunity For Scrap Tires

Save yourself some good hard cash by participating in the Scrap Tire CleanUp. The normal rates for tire disposal at the Kimball Landfill are: car tires-$6.00 each, truck tire-$13.00 per tire and to...


Late Cutting Season For Farmers

Dix producer Chris Bogert said, “We are going to shoot for today!” (Friday, July 19). He thought that he would try cutting some of his wheat. “It is the last of the 100 degree days for a while and we might as well be in the combines.” Chris...


Lois E. Wolforth

Lois E. Wolforth, 78, of Kimball, died in Montgomery, Texas on May 16, 2019. Cremation was held in Texas and memorial services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, July 26, 2019 at the Cantrell...


The Circus Comes To Town!

From the early morning hours to just after nightfall, the Culpeppeer & Merriweather Circus put on a show for local folks Thursday, July 18, in Kimball. As a fundraiser for the upcoming Farmer's Day,...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    July 25, 2019

Kimball Hospital Foundation Classic Next Up On Golf Scene

Another great turnout for a golf happening at the Four Winds Golf Course this past Saturday evening. After being cancelled due to bad weather a week or so back, the Masonic Lodge Cross Country/Glow Ball four-person scramble was held Saturday even...

 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    July 25, 2019


Kimball Deadeye shooters placed 44th in the nation out of the 64 teams in competition at the Daisy National BB Gun Championship Match in Rogers, Ark. Once again, the team was made up of Julia... Full story



In the period from the 1950s and 1990s when this little town was booming from the discovery of oil and the building of missile sites, Kimball had service stations located up and down Highway 30 ...


Staff Size, Costs Down In Schools

The Kimball Public Schools board of education met for its regular board meeting on Monday, July 13. While the regular business meeting was conducted in quick fashion, of special notice was future financial savings to the district. Much of the reason...


Kimball Banner Chamber Carries On Without Home

The Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce is temporarily a chamber with no office space. According to Kimball-Banner County Chamber board member Annette Brower, Century 21 Realty has purchased the building where the chamber was located The...


New Firm Joins Kimball Realty Scene

Patty Haiar is not new to Kimball, but she has opened a new real estate office here – Kimball Realty at 110 W. 2nd St. in downtown Kimball. Haiar previously worked for L.E.S. Realty in Kimball and...


Mark Down July 27 For Downtown Concert Rockabillaque

Maybe you have driven to Sidney or Scottsbluff to partake in their community concerts downtown. Maybe you moved here from another community and enjoyed going downtown or to the park on a Friday or Saturday night to relax with the locals while...


Grower Preparations In Full Swing For Approaching Harvest

As harvest inches closer and closer, preparations for harvest are in full swing. Located just east of Highway 71 in central Banner County, Justin Stauffer said that they are currently preparing machinery for harvest. “We had a little hail, but noth...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    July 18, 2019

Kimball Man Arrested in Drug Bust

A local drug bust July 10 led to a search warrant and an arrest of Daniel Valdez of Kimball. According to an arrest affidavit, at approximately 12:31 p.m., a call was transferred to a Kimball police officer from a unknown caller. The officer stated...


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