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Kimball's administrator search nears the end

The City of Kimball received 13 applications for the City Administrator position, open since Oct. 21 of this year, when former administrator, Daniel Ortiz, accepted a position in Webster City, Iowa.

A committee, comprised of City Council and Board of Public Works members, reviewed applications and narrowed the field down to just two finalists.

On Monday, Dec. 19, that committee will oversee interviews with these two finalists:

*Dan Dean, the former Town Manager of Mead, Colo., has more than 30 years of experience in local government management. Dean has been a city manager in Colorado, Nebrask...