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Walking trail officially opens this weekend

Welcome to the Kimball Community Trail. The Kimball Area Foundation Fund committee invites everyone to join them at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 27, at the east entrance of the trail for a grand opening... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 25, 2018

Don't let scams ruin your holidays

Kimball Police Department along with banks in the community urge residents to beware of new and old multi-billion dollar scams as well as counterfeit bills that may have made their way back into town. KPD Chief Andy Bremer urges residents to be...

 

Decisions voters will make on November 6

U.S. Senate seat District 3 House of Representative seat Every vote in Kimball County will decide Kimball County seats, including: Kimball County Commissioners – three running, vote for two. Clerk of the District Court – two running, vote for...

 

Kimball Board of Education Candidates

Renee Castagna Hi, my name is Renee Castagna and I was born and raised in Kimball, NE. I have two young daughters, McKenzie is 5 and in Kindergarten and my youngest daughter Layla is almost 3 years old. I work at FirsTier Bank as a Credit Analyst/Loa...

 

Decisions voters will make on November 6

Brandon Mossberg - Kimball County Commissioner “I have lived in Kimball the better part of my life and feel the community here is a great place to grow up and raise a family. I grew up in Kimball with family and friends and had the opportunity to r...

 

Decisions voters will make November 6

Kimball Mayoral Candidates Keith Prunty 1. You just received a $100,000 donation and you get to decide where it is spent. How would you spend the money? I would put the money into our parks. We are trying to update our parks and we don’t have the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 18, 2018

26 pounds of Marijuana confiscated in Kimball Co. in a string of I-80 traffic stops

According to a statement from the Nebraska State Patrol last Tuesday, Oct. 9, 81 pounds of marijuana and 5,000 THC vape cartridges were seized during a traffic stop on Interstate 80 in Kimball County. This was one of three traffic stops on I-80 which...

 

PPHD gift may increase mindful motorists

Kimball just received a gift that may keep on giving – drivers a real look at how fast they are going, that is. The Panhandle Public Health District sent a speed indicator to the City of Kimball las...

 

KPD to enforce school permit laws

Following complaints to the local authorities, Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer warns young drivers to follow the letter of the law with provisional permits. A School Permit is required for drivers under the age of 16 to operate a motor vehicle...

 
 By Staff Report    News    October 18, 2018

Flags to go up soon marking City consumer's water pits

Citizens may have seen flags placed in Kimball alleys near electric meters and water pits this past week as the City of Kimball plans to trim vegetation around the meters soon. Trimming around the fixtures will enable crews to see them more easily...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 11, 2018

Early morning call leads to Kimball man's sixth DUI

Cliff (Skip) Coyle was arrested early in the morning of Sunday, Oct. 7 following a trespassing call to Kimball Dispatch. According to an arrest affidavit at approximately 1:14 a.m. on Oct. 7, 2018 Officer Michael Winget of the Kimball Police...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 11, 2018

Residents share a love of growing with entire facility

As the weather is turning cooler the folks at the Kimball County Manor might be soon missing the fresh juicy tomatoes Roger Erickson has produced all summer. Erickson, a resident of the Kimball... Full story

 

Kimball High School received national recognition, bronze award

Kimball High School was recently recognized as a top school in the nation by US News and World Reports, which collected data from, and rated more than, 20,500 public schools throughout the nation....

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 11, 2018

Pictometry contract garners much local attention

One agenda item for the Kimball County Commissioners, held over from last month, became a local social media hot topic prior to the Oct. 2 regular board meeting. Though many residents voiced concern over social media, just one attended the meeting...

 

Jury duty – an American gifted obligation

Editor’s note: This is the final of two stories planned regarding jury duty. Please see next week’s Western Nebraska Observer for more information. Few are the exemptions from jury duty and many are the requirements. This indicates the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    October 11, 2018

Kimball woman faces three felony counts including attempted murder

A call to Kimball Dispatch for gunshots heard at a local motel in the late hours of Wednesday, Oct. 3. According to an arrest affidavit at approximately 11:33 p.m. Officer Michael Winget responded to Motel Kimball after Shirrin Sharifpour age 37 of...

 
 By Tom Southard    News    October 11, 2018

Payton Wise State medal winner

Kimball High freshman Payton Wise is a state medal winner! In her first year of High School Golf she is brining home state hardware and she battled all of the elements to achieve this awesome... Full story

 
 By Tonia Copeland    News    October 4, 2018

Jury duty - right and responsibility

Editor’s note: This is the first of two stories planned regarding jury duty. Please see next week’s Western Nebraska Observer for more information. Let’s talk fundamental rights. One right guaranteed to Americans is the right to a trial by...

 

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