Western Nebraska Observer - Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

Letter to the Editor: Seconds


In a few seconds a huge semi-truck with a long trailer rumbled south on Chestnut through Kimball. Just long enough for me to look up and see the trailer loaded with hay.

What a beautiful sight. All these bails of hay represented an incredible amount of energy. Energy received from the sun, the rain and mother earth. But most of all it also took an amazing input of long hours, lots of know-how, patience, faith, hope and stick-to-it-ness by the farmer.

Who are these farmers who send truckloads o hay or produce down the road? And how far does their stuff travel? I had to find out.

Luckily, I w...

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