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More Than 1,000 Early Ballots Sent Out

Although the polls will be open 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 12, they may not be busy at all due to the response to the coronavirus outbreak. According to the Kimball County Clerk's Office, they have sent...

 

What's Old Is New Again

More than 100 years ago, the world, the United States and Kimball County dealt with a raging flu pandemic. With no vaccine or antiviral drugs to treat it, the Spanish flu was deadly and spread...

 

Kimball's John Aguiniga Beats COVID-19

Before contracting COVID-19, 55-year old Kimball resident John Aguiniga was the picture of health and vitality. "I was never sick and had never spent a day in the hospital," he said. "I thought I was...

 
 By Jessica Rocha    News    April 30, 2020

Help Businesses Stay Open During Virus: Play Business Bingo!

This past month has managed to pass by quickly, even if I didn’t have any idea what day of the week it was all month! Working from home has presented plenty of challenges, but has also let me find some creative outlets. I have enjoyed creating...

 

Eldora Marie Wheeler

Eldora Marie Wheeler, 93, of Sterling, passed away Saturday, April 18, 2020, in Sterling. Private family services will be held at a later date in Potter, NE. Eldora was born on May 2, 1926 south of...

 

Susan Marie Schaeffer

Susan Marie Schaeffer, of Chadron, Nebraska, formerly of Dix, Nebraska, passed away on Saturday April 4, 2020 at Regional West Medical Center, Scottsbluff, Nebraska, due to complications from diabetes. Susan was born to Herbert H. and Carolyn M....

 

Lawrence 'Duane' Tobler

Lawrence "Duane" Tobler passed away Feb. 22, 2020. Duane was born January 2, 1930 in Sidney, NE to Lawrence and Florence (Shaw) Tobler. He grew up in Dix Nebraska and played high school football on...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 30, 2020

Linn Aces No. 3; Daum On All-Decade Team

STEVE LINN and his hole-in-one at the Four Winds this past week is my lead story this week. Steve got his first ace on April 22 on hole number 3 using a 7 iron from the blue tees while playing in a three-some with Pat O’Brien and Dennis Hoffman. An... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 30, 2020

Missing Our Spring Sports

With all of the spring sports canceled, I thought maybe we could take a look back at last year by repeating a story I wrote when our Kimball boys golf team won its fourth consecutive District Golf Tit...

 

On The Road Back

After six weeks of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, Kimball Health Services administrators this week said the hospital is headed in a positive direction financially and operationally. On Monday,... Full story

 

The Window Peepers

Visitors are now called "window peepers" at the Kimball County Manor. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the manor has been restricting visitors since March 13 as a result of the Center for Medicare and...

 

Virtual Graduation Set For Kimball

As of Wednesday, caps and gowns will have been handed out to the Kimball senior class and plans are being made to have a virtual graduation ceremony for the Class of 2020. Jr./Sr. High School Principal Mo Hanks explained that Kimball Public Schools...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    April 23, 2020

A Change In The Weather

What a difference a week makes. A mid-April snow system passed through the Kimball area late last week, blanketing the community in snow for perhaps one last time until next fall. Didn’t take long...

 

June D. Garrett

June D. Garrett, 81, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Tuesday, April 14, 2020. Due to the restrictions of the COVID-19 Virus, family only graveside service will be held. Memorial...

 

Ralph E. Kimzey

Ralph E. Kimzey, 90, of Kimball, died at the Kimball County Manor on Wednesday, April 8, 2020.  Cremation has been held and due to the COVID-19 restrictions, memorial services will be held at a...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 23, 2020

Getting Physical

While almost all of the nation has pretty much shut down all active sporting events, Kimball's Ireland Olsen can advise you on how you can stay active ... JOIN THE ARMY! The 2016 Kimball High grad,... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 23, 2020

Catching Up With Some Good Sports

All Nebraska sporting events are still in shutdown because of the COVID-19, but everyone can still stay active on their own by walking, running, riding their bikes, and even golfing, but you must...

 

Living With The Pandemic

As of Tuesday morning, the state of Nebraska had 871 positive tests and a total of 18 deaths, while the Panhandle has 27 positive cases of COVID-19. Although Kimball County has a total of 10 cases,... Full story

 

National Guard Rolls In From Lincoln, Conducts Virus Tests

The Kimball High School was the site of the Nebraska Air National Guard and Army National Guard COVID-19 testing on Thursday, April 9. Lt. Natasha Hilsgren said we "train for this situation" and that...

 

Virus Can't Stop Egg Hunts

As cancellations have continued to mount during April, the traditional annual Easter egg hunt at the Kimball High School was on that list of cancellations. But Dawn Hickman had other plans. The local...

 

Kimball School Board Accepts 3 Resignations

A special school meeting was conducted on April 7 to hire an individual, accept three resignations and make changes to the graduation requirements. This was meeting was conducted via Zoom due to the coronavirus, and the new format created few...

 

Exchange Student's Parents Ship 500 Masks From China To Manor

Kimball High School foreign exchange student Carina Chen's parents in Shanghai, China, sent a special package to help Kimball County Manor get through the coronavirus pandemic. Carina is the foreign...

 

Kimball Kruisers

The second Kimball Kruise Night during the coronavirus pandemic was Friday evening. More than 130 vehicles were cruising the main drag of Kimball from 6:30 to 7:30. A variety of cars hit the streets,...

 

Kimball School Board Election: Meet The Candidates

Kimball School Board appears to be the most sought after position in the local elections as nine candidates are vying for three positions. The Observer presented the candidates with questions and requested a photo. Although many voters will be...

 
 By Tom Southard    Sports    April 16, 2020

While I Have My Record Sheets Out ...

The only local and area sporting activities that are taking place, as far as I know of at least, is open golf at the Four Winds Golf Course. By direction of Nebraska State officials, there will be no... Full story

 

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