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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...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 25, 2019 

Nolting 'Goes For It,' Resignation Official

As of last Tuesday, April 16, Kimball County Commissioner Timothy Nolting's resignation became official from the Board of Commissioners. "My work in public service through the county has been one of...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 25, 2019 

Early Education Gets Close Look In Panhandle

A new collaborative report - “The Nebraska Panhandle: An Assessment of Birth-Grade 3 Care and Education” - was released at a special luncheon and panel discussion in Gering last Wednesday, April 17. In attendance were representatives of...

 
 News    April 25, 2019 

Here Comes Paul The Beatle To Kimball

In a brillant one-man Beatlemania show, Bob Halligan Jr. portrays Paul McCartney through his career as a Beatle and as a solo artist in a singer-songwriter, theatrical format involving music,...

 
 News    April 25, 2019 

Wangler Attends Weed Control Spring Training

Rick Wangler, Kimball County Weed Superintendent, recently attended the Nebraska Weed Control Association’s Spring Training, held at the Ramada Inn, Kearney, on April 3-4, 2019.   This was the second opportunity for required continuing education...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 25, 2019 

Underpass Update: Wall Work Continues

Last week, the crews made progress on the retaining walls, pouring the southeast wall and the footing for the northeast wall. Crews will continue to work on the retaining walls along the east side of the project. It is intended to have both walls...

 
 News    April 25, 2019 

Potter Legion & Auxiliary Honor Two For Girls, Boys State

The Potter American Legion Auxiliary Unit 291 has selected Virginia Herboldsheimer, the daughter of Bryan and Laurie Herboldsheimer, to attend Cornhusker Girls State to be held on the University of...

 

Potter-Dix School Board Hearing Cancelled

The Potter-Dix School Board scheduled a hearing for Wednesday, April 17, but the hearing was cancelled earlier that afternoon. The hearing regarded a personnel matter. Previously, the board had not offered Principal Jane Brown a contact, and she...

 

USCGC Kimball In Open Waters

If you live in the city of Kimball or Kimball County, you might think that a ship named Kimball would be local attraction and perhaps cruise the open waters of Oliver Lake. But then you might be... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 18, 2019

Not Your Everyday Plastic Surgeon

"One slice of a pizza." That's how Dr. Bill Wyatt, the newest doctor at Kimball Health Services, refers to the industry of plastic surgery. Plastic surgery is cosmetic in many minds across the...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 18, 2019

Suspect Faces Child Abuse Death Charge

More details are emerging regarding a 23-year-old Kimball man who faces class 1B felony charges after an infant died at Denver Children’s Hospital. Alexander J. Romero, the father, was initially arrested April 2 on lesser charges, but additional...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 18, 2019

Underpass Work Proceeds

Work on Kimball’s underpass continues Since construction began April 1, crews completed removal of old facilities along the east side of the roadway and began work to build the reinforced concrete retaining wall that will parallel the roadway...

 

Moisture Needed In Panhandle, At Least Before Storm

An estimated 60 acres of pasture burned on Sunday afternoon, April 7, near Kimball, according to Kimball Fire Chief Rick Wynne. The fire along Road 29W, which occurred before the April 10-11 storm... Full story

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 11, 2019

Attorney General's Office To Assist

An arrest was made last week, April 2, regarding a child abuse case that occurred Sunday, March 31, in Kimball, according to Kimball Police Chief Andy Bremer. A man identified as Alexander Romero has been placed in custody and is currently charged...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 11, 2019

Highway Superintendent, Commissioner Stepping Down

With spring time well on its way in Kimball County, many of us are ready to step out of the office early to enjoy the warm weather. However, for two Kimball County employees ,this warm weather might...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 11, 2019

'Kimball Yard Of The Week' Returns To Observer April 18

“Kimball Yard of the Week” is back for 2019 year and will run in the Observer from April 18 through Oct. 31. Nominations may be submitted by text or PM to Kim Baliman, Dawn Patterson Moeser, Beth Sanders Huddleston or Dakota Kuhns The rules: One... Full story

 

FFA ... It's A Family Tradition For Many

The hard work for the FFA Alumni pays off when they "watch kids be successful after they graduate and leave the program." This is the reason why Sandy Lukassen, Amber Wilke and other alumni spent...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 4, 2019

Underpass Project Well Underway

Work on the Underpass Renovation Project is well underway with crews going on the job early Monday morning, April 1. The project -- Old Highway 71 between 1st Street and Main Street in Kimball -- is in partnership with the Federal Highway...

 

Lady Coyote Hanna Stahl Honored At Capitol

Hannah Stahl, a senior at Potter-Dix High School, won the Best Overall High School category for her artwork in the Youth Art Month art exhibit held at the State Capitol Building in Lincoln. Hannah's...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    News    April 4, 2019

Car Shows, Smiles & Summertime

Springtime and warmer weather seem to bring everyone and everything outdoors, including that old hot rod or muscle car that has been hidden and cozy during these cold winter months. What a perfect time to start thinking of the many up and coming car...

 

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