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 By Dakota Kuhns    News    January 3, 2019

Brandon Mossberg Joins Board Today

The newest member of the Kimball County Board of Commissioners is ready to take his first steps in office and express his thoughts and opinions relating to the county. Today – Thursday, Jan. 3 --...

 

Paramedic Michael Downey Named KMS Employee Of Year

A talented paramedic with a knack for not only emergency medicine but also for finding things is the Kimball Health Services Employee of the Year for 2018.  Michael Downey, a paramedic who's also...

 

Happy New Year! Say You Want A Resolution?

Say you want a resolution? Well, they’re not for everybody, but plenty of well-intentioned people will at least start the New Year with one as they try to put their best foot forward into the great unknown of 2019. With up to 92 percent of... Full story

 
 By Jim Orr    News    December 27, 2018

Kimball Trying To Save Its Shopko

Kimball isn't giving up its Shopko Hometown store quietly, but saving it appears to be a long shot. An online petition urging Shopko Stores Operating Co. to keep open the store gained about 1,000...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 27, 2018

The Good Hands People

More than 630 adults and students – elementary though high school – filled Kimball's own Goodhand Theatre this past week over the course of just three days. On Wednesday morning, Dec. 19,...

 
 By Tom O Connor    News    December 27, 2018

The Aging Farmer

Wrinkles aren't the only thing that come with an aging body. No one – including farmers – is immune from the cardiovascular changes, weakened bones, slowed reflexes, memory loss, vision and...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    December 20, 2018

Merry Christmas!

Dear Santa, Some Kimball kids heard that you read the Western Nebraska Observer and, with that in mind, they wrote down some thoughts and questions for you in this special Christmas edition of their...

 

Letters to Santa

LETTERS FROM PRESCHOOL STUDENTS AT MARY LYNCH ELEMENTARY Dear Santa Claus, My name is Chance. I am 4 years old. I live in here. This year, I have been really nice. I would really like it if you could bring me: 2 new drums. Thank you and Merry...

 
 By Jim Orr    News    December 20, 2018

Shopko Keeps Making Moves

Shopko Stores Operating Co., which announced plans this month to close its Kimball department store, keeps making moves to right its financial ship. The Wisconsin-headquartered retailer in recent days reported the sale of 64 of its pharmacy...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 20, 2018

Fond Farewells For Quicke, Anderson-Faden

Many tears of joy and sadness filled the Kimball County Commissioners room Tuesday, Dec. 18, as county staff members said their goodbyes to two women who have went over and beyond their call of duty...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 20, 2018

Kimball Man Faces Strangulation Charge

According to an arrest affidavit, Jarred Neuhalfen of Kimball was arrested at approximately noon on Dec. 10 and charged with a felony count of strangulation. Andy Bremer, Kimball police chief, was...

 

Kimball Wrestlers Have Three 4th Place Finishes at Sidney

The Kimball High Wrestling Team competed in the Sidney/Bridgeport Tournament hosted by Sidney this past Saturday and had 3 of their 6 wrestlers finish 4th to earnmedals.From the 18 team field, Kimball...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 20, 2018

Christmas in the Country

Christmas in the country, take a back road in Kimball County at night and what do you find? A majority of the time you'll find an old farm house sitting along side the road, a big tall leaning barn,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

'Shop With A Cop' Just Won't Stop

"Shop With a Cop" will continue with or without the local Shopko store. Erin Heidemann, head of the "Shop With a Cop" annual event in Kimball, said there will continue to be a "Shop With a Cop" next...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

Friends & Neighbors: Retiring Treasurer Diana Quicke

She has put in 40 years of work for Kimball County and is so close to retirement she can almost taste it. Dec. 31 will be Diana Quicke's official last day as Kimball County treasurer. Beginning her...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

Longhorn Building's Future Debated

A building in Kimball that has served many purposes over the past century is nearing a turning point. The former Longhorn Restaurant building has been accepted by the City of Kimball but has yet to change hands from the previous owners, the Perry...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

Local Woman Arraigned On 4 Felony Charges

Shirrin Sharifpour, 37, of Kimball, was scheduled for an arraignment hearing Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Kimball County District Court before Honorable Judge Derek Weimer on charges of attempted murder,...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

JH Wrestling well under way

Kimball Junior High Wrestlers made the trip to Bayard at the end of November, with Trey Schindler leading the way for the team. In the Quarterfinal match Schindler won by fall over Owen Talton of Bayard Schindler also won by fall over Lucas Anderson...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

Kimball Co. woman sentenced last week in Cheyenne Co.

A Dix woman was sentenced to a 12 to 24 months in prison last week on a charge of attempted distribution of meth. Amanda Weinbender was sentenced Dec. 5 in Cheyenne County District Court relating to two incidents dating back to the fall of 2017. The...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 13, 2018

Goodies of all colors, shapes and SIZES

Members of the Kimball Baptist Fellowship Teen and Tweens group have decided to open their hearts once again this Christmas season and bake some goodies to add to the Helping Hands Food Pantry...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    December 6, 2018

High honor for Rasgorshek

The 2018 recipient of the Kimball Volunteer Fire Department's prestigious Honorary Fireman Award has been selected. And the winner is ... Rodney Rasgorshek. Rasgorshek, of Kimball, has a place on the...

 

Minimizing Risk Gets Noticed For County

At the regular Kimball County Commissioners meeting on Tuesday this week, Mark Masterton of the Nebraska Intergovernmental Risk Management Association presented the commissioners with a longevity...

 

The One Act is a class act at Kimball High School

The One Act at Kimball High School progressed very well throughout the year, competing at Western Trails Conference, South Platte Valley Association and district competitions in recent weeks. The One Act cast this year consists of two seniors, three...

 

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