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 News    June 30, 2022 

STAGE SHOW AT FRATERNAL HALL

Kimball's historic Fraternal Hall was back in business last week as a performance venue. Theatre West presented "The Library in the Lighthouse," a show that Kimball Public Library hosted. Attendance...

 

'I'm Sick,' Suspected Killer Says In Court

On Tuesday, manslaugher suspect William Shane Serrano appeared in Kimball District Court for a bond review and arraignment. Serrano's plea of not guilty was accepted by the court for all five counts, which include: Count 1 – manslaughter (Class 2A...

 

Important Issues At Clean Harbors

Two significant matters, one a proposed development and one a permit renewal, are unfolding five miles south of Kimball at Clean Harbors Environmental Services Inc. Clean Harbors has applied to the the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy...

 

REMEMBERING NICK

Ten days before he committed suicide at the Union Pacific caboose in downtown Kimball, Nick Gehrig spent 30 minutes walking, talking, and recording his deepest darkest feelings for a social media...

 
 News    June 30, 2022 

YARD OF THE WEEK

The front deck provides a perfect place to enjoy the evenings and soak up the beauty of their manicured lawn. The home of Barb Giorgis at 420 Monroe is Yard of the Week. Barb and her faithful friend...

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 30, 2022 

Before The Harvest, Time For Some June & July Fun

Good morning, and here we are in the last week of June. The summer season has just arrived and is slipping away way to fast. I know of some harvest crews that are moving in around the Kimball area, so here before long we will see them here. The...

 

City Looks At Noise Ordinance

The Kimball City Council is examining a noise control ordinance. On Tuesday, June 21, the council members were supplied with a noise control ordinance from Lincoln, which covers everything from definitions of decibel to motorcycle and muffler...

 

Kimball Set For Fourth Of July At Gotte, Horseshoe Hill

Kimball will celebrate July 4 with activities at Gotte Park from 10 a.m. to noon on the holiday next Monday. Kimball Connect organized the events, which will include fire truck rides, yard games, balloon animals and a free watermelon feed sponsored...

 

READY FOR TAKEOFF

LINCOLN – About $4.3 million in federal grants through the Federal Aviation Administration's Airport Improvement Program were awarded this month to two Nebraska airports, – Kimball...

 

Commissioners Get Hospital Update

Ken Hunter, CEO of Kimball Health Services, updated the Kimball County Commissioners on Tuesday about operations and provided some general information on the financial situation of the hospital as...

 

Line May Change To CO2 From Natural Gas

Information was released Tuesday during the correspondence segment at the regular Kimball County Commissioners meeting that Tall Grass is proposing switching their pipeline from natural gas to CO2. The Tall Grass pipeline runs in the southern...

 

FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Students and teachers in the Elite after school program at Mary Lynch Elementary School toured Kimball Main Street Market this month – from the shopping area to backrooms that shoppers rarely see....

 

KIMBALL FFA ALUMNI PROGRESS SHOW

Ferdinand the 1,125-pound steer belonging to Kasyn Snyder, 10, above, gets a bath before showtime Sunday at the 19th Kimball FFA Alumni Progress Show. Kasyn is a member of the Pleasant View 4-H Club....

 
 By Barb Cross    News    June 23, 2022

These Are The Days For Wind, Summer Fun

Good morning! Well, wind is the word of the day. Took one of our stock tanks and folded it up like a taco shell. Not to mention sucking all moisture out of everything. So, let’s have a calmer week! Today, June 23rd, if you or anyone you know might...

 

DEMOLTION RESUMES AT KIMBALL HOSPITAL SITE

Demolition continues this week on the classroom area of the former West Elementary School in preparation for Kimball's new hospital. The work was halted last week while an environmental services crew...

 

Surplus School Property Available

On Monday evening, Kimball School Board approved a list of surplus property at their regular monthly meeting. The surplus property list includes exercise equipment and 40 interactive whiteboard and...

 

Clean Harbors Permit Reviewed

The Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy has temporarily withdrawn its intent to renew Clean Harbors Environmental Services' permit regarding hazardous waste storage, treatment and disposal under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act....

 

HER BRONC RIDING DEBUT

Saddle bronc rider Kaleigh Mason from Sidney struggles Saturday to keep her balance and stay in the saddle at the Kimball Ranch Rodeo. Kaleigh didn't make the 8 second bell, but she did great for her...

 

FAVORITE DAD THINGS

Some students from the Elite program at Mary Lynch Elementary School shared with the Observer their favorite things to do with their dads in honor of Father's Day this Sunday. Kindergartens and First Graders Gunner, 6: My favorite thing to do with...

 

YARD OF THE WEEK

Yard of the Week went to Bonnie Risk at 214 W. 9th St. in Kimball. Bonnie's yard was nominated anonymously but there is nothing anonymous about her beautiful yard and flower area. Bonnie said it has...

 

DIX LANDMARK COMES DOWN

Built in 1918 and demolished in 2022, the old store located at 123 Myrtle in Dix has been the talk of the town. Sitting squarely in the middle of the building is a large old safe. It wasn't known...

 

Demolition Work Begins In Dix

Members of the community of Dix were up in arms about the need to remove a damaged building in downtown Dix, but then demolishment of the structure began Tuesday. The former multistory commercial buil...

 

County Roads Getting Attention

Road Superintendent Randy Bymer updated the Kimball County Commissioners on Tuesday about road issues within the county, and then the discussion turned to the purchase of one or the possibility of purchasing two new road graders. In the update,...

 

YOU GO, GIRL

The grass hasn't had a chance to grow much under Betty Elliott's feet. At 78, she is still doing work for the community, her church and "the girls." Four years ago, Betty moved into Park Terrace on...

 

READY TO TAKE A DIP

These kids were the first ones to Kimball's community pool when it opened for the summer last Friday and ended up just biding time until the big moment arrived. Pool goers, from left, are Kyle Bohac,...

 

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