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 By Jim Orr    News    March 14, 2019 

Blizzard Strikes Fiercely, Delays Observer Delivery

The Blizzard of 2019 walloped the Kimball area with wicked sustained winds, freezing rain and heavy snow as forecast – forcing the closure of schools, businesses, government offices and highways... Full story

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 14, 2019 

Our Beautiful Community

The Kimball community will celebrate the retirement of Kimball County Tourism Director Jo Caskey on March 31 and welcome newly hired Jessica Rocha to the position. Through her six years in Kimball,... Full story

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 14, 2019 

Three Kimball Public Schools Staffers Set To Resign

The public filled the room this past Monday, March 11, for the regular Board of Education meeting. Teachers and parents gathered to hear public comments regarding the rumors of a multiple staff...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 14, 2019 

One More Arrest Made By KPD

Kimball Police Officer Greg Taylor was dispatched to 607 East Third St. (formerly the Arabian Motel and now Kimball Extended Stay) on Saturday, March, 2 at approximately 2:45 p.m. with reports of possible methamphetamine discovered by cleaning staff...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 14, 2019 

Longer Bar Hours: They'll Drink To That!

Locals gather for a photo at Chute No. 7 in the early morning hours Friday, March 8, during the first official "late night" at bars in town that the City Council approved. Now the establishments are... Full story

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 14, 2019 

Tour Planned Of Warren Air Force Base For Veterans

Kimball Transit, Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty and Warren Air Force Base will be teaming up in a short time to offer veterans a tour of the Warren Air Force Base in Cheyenne, Wyo., with transportation to and from the base in the coming months. Veterans...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019 

Blizzard Or Not, Spring Sports Season Arrives

Welcome to the spring sports season in Western Nebraska! If the bus driver can see the road, and if they have them plowed open by Saturday, the Kimball High track team will head up to Chadron State College for their first meet of the season, which... Full story

 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019 

2018-19 Lady Longhorns: Give Credit Where Credit Is Due

The 2018-19 basketball season for the Kimball High girls wound up with 10 wins and 11 losses, but when we consider the opposition the Lady Longhorns faced throughout the season a lot of credit has to...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 14, 2019 

Record Setting Season For Girls

The Kimball High Lady Longhorn Basketball Team ended up with a win-loss season of 10 and 11, but nonetheless they had some school record breaking happenings. As a team, they improved the school mark of fewest points allowed in a game when they held...


Team Evertson Wins Lions Club Grudge Match Trophy

The Kimball Lions Club concluded its Annual Nine Pin No Tap Bowling Tournament recently, enjoying a great turnout of local and area bowlers. Creg Barker was the Men's Singles winner with a high...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 14, 2019 

It's Murder Mystery Time At The Eagles

Just in time for Saint Patrick’s Day without a minute to spare, Friends of the Kimball Library will host their Fifth annual Murder Mystery event, “The Irish Play: Kiss of Death,” this Saturday, March 16, at the Eagles. Because of high demand...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 7, 2019

Lucky To Be Alive

A local man survived low double-digit temperatures overnight after using newspapers to insulate himself following a rollover accident last Thursday afternoon, Feb. 28. Kimball County Sheriff Harry...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 7, 2019

The Big Chill Puts Kimball In Its Grip

As the the month of February blew out, a bitter cold welcome of March came roaring in this past weekend – with nearly record freezing temperatures making its way into early this week. Monday...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 7, 2019

Discussion Continues On Road Conditions Near Dix

A short but sweet regular Kimball County Commissioners meeting concluded Tuesday, March 5, after more talk about road conditions south of Dix. Specifically, county Highway Superintendent Dave Hottell, Randy Bymer and commissioners Larry Engstrom and...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    March 7, 2019

Two Busted In Dix On Meth, Marijuana Charges

A search warrant led to the arrest last Friday, March 1, of Darrell and Teresa Johnson of Dix. According to the arrest affidavit, Nebraska State Patrol Trooper Grabill and other troopers and Kimball County deputies executed a search warrant about 4:2...


Kimball Gas Prices Inching Up

Average gas prices in Kimball have risen to $2.21 per gallon, according to a Western Nebraska Observer survey Monday. Kimball prices have inched up incrementally in recent weeks. That compares to Nebraska’s average of $2.37 and the national...


Kimball Churches Hosting Lenten Luncheons March 13 To April 10

The Kimball Ministerial Association is pleased to announce the Lenten luncheons for 2019 starting on March 13. The lunches started in 1992 and have been held during the Lenten season ever since. Everyone in the community is invited to participate...

 By Dakota Kuhns    Sports    March 7, 2019

State Next For Federation Grapplers

This year's District 1 Wrestling Tournament wrapped up this past weekend in Scottsbluff with the three local teams looking towards the State Tournament. Kimball Wrestling Club placed fifth with 150...

 By Tom Southard    Sports    March 7, 2019

Longhorn Wrestling Needs Numbers

With just a total of five wrestlers, Kimball High Wrestling coach Wade Brashear is looking for more numbers as he tries to build the program. “We did pretty well for what we had to work with this year, but we need more wrestlers,” Brashear said....


Mr. Perfect Rolls 900 Series In KHF 9-Pin

A Kimball man is on a hot streak after the first weekend of the Kimball Hospital Foundation 9 pin no-tap bowling tournament. Henry Barker sits atop the leader board after rolling a perfect 900 series...

 By Jim Orr    News    February 28, 2019

Casino Night Raises $10,500

Kimball Hospital Foundation hit the jackpot with its Casino Night fundraiser. That's in terms of community support and money raised. More than 200 charitable gamblers filled Kimball Event Center on... Full story

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 28, 2019

Regional Poverty: What's going On?

A recently posted article on Facebook from NBC Nebraska-Scottsbluff reported that poverty levels in the Panhandle and community of Kimball are relatively higher than in some other areas and the state as a whole. With that kind of information going...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 28, 2019

Head Start Faces Changes

Preparations are being made for the preschool to close May 22 at the Kimball Head Start campus. Donna Jenne, director of ESU 13 Head Start Programs, thanked the Kimball community for its support as...

 By Dakota Kuhns    News    February 28, 2019

Commissioners Addressing Road Conditions South Of Dix

Numerous items on the Feb. 19 regular Kimball County Board of Commissioners meeting agenda were tabled for additional information, but county road conditions near Dix received considerable attention. A conference call between Ted Weber of Coughlan...


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