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City Council Decision To Build It 65 Years Ago Was A Good One

Purchases and major decisions made by the Kimball City Council 65 years ago continue to have an impact on residents today – and the water tower south of town is a perfect example of lasting decisions.

In March 1956, the council approved construction of a new storage reservoir and water system, according to March 22, 1956, Western Nebraska Observer. That reservoir, or water tower, located just south of town continues to serve the community today.

The Kimball Country Club provided the site for the water tower "in return for which the city will provide a fire hydrant and water service for th...