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Weather Or Not, Service Set For Monday

Nothing like some late May snowfall to delay preparations for the annual Kimball County Memorial Day Service at Kimball Cemetery.

But organizers hope to have everything in order for the star-spangled ceremony next Monday, May 27.

Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty told The Observer early this week that the city wanted to get the cemetery looking nice but the weather was making it difficult.

Specifically, the unseasonably cold, snowy and wet conditions slowed down the city’s annual pre-Memorial Day cleanup at the cemetery. That, in turn, pushed back efforts in which the county Veterans Service Office a...

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