Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

News

Sorted by date  Results 26 - 50 of 2747

Page Up



 By Jim Orr    News    May 23, 2019

Weather Or Not, Service Set For Monday

Nothing like some late May snowfall to delay preparations for the annual Kimball County Memorial Day Service at Kimball Cemetery. But organizers hope to have everything in order for the star-spangled ceremony next Monday, May 27. Kimball Mayor Keith...

 

From Dix To Vietnam

The year, 1968. The country, this country, was deep in political upheaval, assassinations, drugs and demonstrations. Lyndon B. Johnson was President, Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy were...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 23, 2019

Vets Get Close Look At Warren AFB

"A small way to give back to our local veterans," sKimball Mayor Keith Prunty said many times in the past few months. Prunty also said it countless times during the Francis E. Warren Air Force Base...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 23, 2019

Brick By Brick, Memorial Plans Proceed

VFW Post 2243 plans to create a Kimball/Banner County Veterans Memorial at Gotte Park to pair with the service flags on the south side of the park. Locals will have the opportunity to honor their...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 16, 2019

Schools Benefit Nicely From Foundation

Large and generous grants, awards and donations from the Kimball Public School Foundation to benefit PreK-12 grade students and the community for many years to come. At the May 13 Board of Education regular meeting the Kimball Public School...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 16, 2019

New Principal At Mary Lynch July 1

In addition to her love of children, Jamie Soper will take on an additional fulfilling task come mid summer. Beginning July 1 Soper is set to replace the retiring Mary Lynch Principal Mike Mitchell...

 

Fixer-Upper, Kimball Style

Jim Cederburg and his wife, Donna are technically retired, but... they have spent the last twelve years buying and "fixing up" dilapidated houses throughout Kimball. The whole process started when...

 

Plains Historical Museum is Looking For YOU!

Do you have a couple hours during the week? Do you like meeting new people? The Plains Historical Society Museum is looking for you. As summer approaches, the Plains Historical Society is making...

 

Potter-Dix School Board Hires New Principal

Potter-Dix School Board met in regular session on May 13. The school board unanimously agreed to approve the resignation of and settlement agreement with Principal Jane Brown, they also approved the non-renewal of the employment of Jerry Brown due...

 

Harmons Praise Small Community

The afternoon of February 7, 2019 will replay in Sandy and Randy Harmon’s mind forever. That is the day they lost everything in a house fire, but today they are thankful and feeling blessed. Sandy’s philosophy is: “First of all, material...

 

Underpass Project Starts To Take Shape

The underpass is showing signs of new life. Previously, the contractor had worked on the storm sewer and the pipe on both sides of the underpass on the east side of the roadway. The workers had...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 9, 2019

Mock Trial Ends With Hung Jury

Mary Lynch fifth grade students made the rounds of the Kimball County Courthouse early this week with a different outlook on the experience. Students were gathered for an afternoon of detailed job dut...

 
 News    May 9, 2019

Hundreds Attend KHS Health Fair

Participation at the Kimball Community Health Fair was very good, according to Kerry Ferguson of Kimball Health Services. The health fair was held May 3 and 4 at the Kimball Health Services' North...

 

Yard Of The Week

Yard of the Week committee members, left to right, are Dakota Kuhns, Dawn Moser, Bob Kellner (recipient), Beth Huddleston and Kim Baliman. Bob Kellner received the first yard of the week for 2019....

 

Kimball Senior Civics Class Cleans Up Nicely ... In More Ways Than One

The Community Clean Up Day organized by the senior civics class as a "thank you" to the businesses and the community for their support over the past year was held Wednesday afternoon, April 24....

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 2, 2019

Rollover Deadly Near Bushnell

A deadly passenger vehicle crash near Bushnell caused one fatality on Sunday, April 28, at approximately 3:15 p.m. According to the Nebraska State Patrol, a passenger vehicle was traveling westbound on I-80 east of Kimball when the vehicle veered...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

Purple Pinkie Project

The Kimball Interact Club does one International Project each year and this year the Club participated in the Purple Pinkie Project which raises money towards the eradication of polio. Polio has no cu...

 
 News    May 2, 2019

'Stock Market Game'

In 2000, Mrs. Laurie Janicek started a tradition with the Mary Lynch fifth graders, and it has continued for the past nine years since 2010 - the tradition is playing and winning at the Stock Market...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    May 2, 2019

Potter-Dix Announces 2019 Valedictorian and Salutatorian

With graduation just around the corner, Potter-Dix will host its 2019 Graduation ceremony and celebration this Saturday, May 4 at 11 a.m. Announcements made earlier this week of the 2019 Class Valedictorian and Salutatorian. The 2019 Valedictorian...

 

A Beautiful Day To Hunt ... Easter Eggs

Of the hundreds of kids in four age groups who scrambled from behind the starting line to collect more than 2,000 Easter eggs at the Kimball High School practice field, only four were lucky enough to...

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019