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Letter to the Editor

I would like to say Thank You to everyone who voted for me in the primary election for City Council. I feel when you are elected to serve in office you need to be able to commit 100%. Due to unforeseen health reasons, I have withdrawn my name from...

 

Jock Talk

Some good happenings for Kimball High athletes and their fans. The football team got that big win they have been needing so badly. The cross country team had some really great efforts from their kids. The girl’s golf team had their best team...

 

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: Our public school system is the heart and soul of our community. Not only are we providing the tools for all students to have productive and successful lives, but everyone benefits from an educated citizenry. Educational attainment is...

 

Letter to the Editor

I’m writing in response to last week’s very disappointing “Sherriff’s corner” in which you allowed a full 1/3 of a page for a political rant. Since you chose not to include a disclaimer, one can only assume that the Observer endorses the... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor

As President of the Nebraska Library Association, I was pleased to see the Kimball Public Library described as “a social center of the community” on Thursday, Aug. 16. I think it is great that the community recognizes the treasure that it has in...

 

Letter to the Editor

Just prior to our recent move to Gering, my husband was trying to move a truck on a car dolly and as he was attempting to take the trailer to air up the tire, the entire tire fell off. A local gentleman, Clay McDowall, assisted my husband and the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    July 5, 2018

Jock Talk

Come rain or shine, the Teammates Golf Tournament was determined to go on, and it did, complete with rain and shine. With a 1 p.m. start time, following lunch and registration, the rules were told to the golfers and Greg Robinson said we are getting... Full story

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    June 28, 2018

Jock Talk

It is Teammates Golf time this Saturday at the Four Winds Golf Course and you can still get your 4-person scramble team entered if you call the Four Winds Pro Shop. Your $60 entry fee per player will get you lunch at the Trap Shoot building at...

 

Letter to the Editor

This writing is in response to the John and Suny Moore ‘Letter to the Editor’ dated June 7, 2018. I feel that there should be clarification regarding the directing of the program this year, as opposed to all the prior years. First of all, it was...

 

Letter to the Editor - Walking Trail

Anyone with a computer or a smart phone can google “dog parks” and explore the pros and cons. You can ask the opinions of veterinarians such as myself, dog psychologists, and other animal care experts as to the advantages and disadvantages of...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    June 7, 2018

Jock Talk

I enjoyed an All Star Basketball Saturday evening giving me one more opportunity to watch some of our immediate area All Star girls in action, including Kimball’s Hannah Biesecker, who had an All Star performance hitting 4 treys and scoring in...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    May 24, 2018

Jock Talk

The 2018 Nebraska State Track Meet is now history and we had some outstanding performances from our immediate area of athletes who made the trip. You can catch those results in another story in today’s observer Sports. Unfortunately, as you read th...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    May 10, 2018

Jock Talk

It’s District competition time. The Kimball High Track Team will be at District in Sutherland today (Thursday), with a start time of 10 a.m. Mountain Time. Two of the Longhorn tracksters will be looking for return trips to the State meet in Omaha...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    April 26, 2018

Jock Talk

The weather is still playing havoc with our area sports schedules and our Kimball High Track athletes had their meet at Morrill cancelled this past Saturday because of the winter-type storm that rolled into the area. Now, a select few that made the...

 
 By Tom Southard    Opinion    April 12, 2018

Jock Talk

A slow week of activities for the local sports teams due to weather postponements or cancellations. This week should get busy. The High School track team did not go to Grant this past Saturday due to the stormy weather, but are scheduled to compete a...

 
 By Dakota Kuhns    Opinion    April 5, 2018

Roughing It

Let me begin by saying that I prefer to write about the fun events, the good news and the easy-to-read features of small town life. I do not enjoy writing negative articles about anyone or anything, nor do others in this job position. Regardless of... Full story

 

Letter to the Editor - Kimball displays ongoing support of community events

I moved to Kimball in the fall of 1979 and right from the start, I learned how generous and how supportive the Kimball community is of Kimball High School programs. During my first year in Kimball as a member of the marching band, we had to go out...

 

Letter to the Editor - Representing Nebraska well

We’re passers-through from Fort Morgan, Colorado who were done a huge favor recently by a Kimball resident and two others with local connections. We’d like to publically thank them. During a recent storm, my wife and I got stuck in a ditch....

 

What makes the holiday season special to you?

Holidays are just around the corner. Wow, I can’t believe how fast this year has gone, seems like it was just a month or so ago that we were celebrating New Years Eve. But no matter how fast or slow this year seems to have gone by for you, it is...

 

Letter to the Editor - Recognition well deserved

I would like to thank you for the Friends & Neighbors article from your November 2nd edition that recognized my good friend and “twin brother” (although from different mothers) Mr. Ed Avila. Since the day in September 1966 that Ed stood up in...

 

Roughing It

Beloved basketball player, “inventor of the Jump Shot”, coach and great hardworking man, was honored last Friday night at the Arena-Auditorium on the University of Wyoming campus in Laramie. Kenny Sailors was actually born in Bushnell, on Jan....

 

Roughing It

As a kid I loved Halloween like just about every kid, but my sister and I were the ones who never, ever had store bought costumes. My mom made us a costume every single year, most of the time she had our costume already picked out before we could...

 

Letter to the Editor

Atta Boys and Girls on the Grim Reaper team in Kimball. I’ve read the article twice and wish every school could have this program. I’m sure most students haven’t given much thought to these problems. Also, other distractions include radio,...

 

Letter to the Editor

This letter was sent to Mayor Prunty and shared with WNO later. Mr. Keith Prunty, I sent you a letter and it was returned to me because I did not have your name. The massage I want to convey is that Mr. Hernandez helped us. Ben and I are seniors and...

 

Letter to the Editor

I just wanted to share with you how impressed I was with the ELITE OILFIELD presence in the Farmers Day Parade. I am very proud of Mark Green, Spencer Teasley and their team for all they did to show Kimball what young Entrepreneurs can do when they...

 

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