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Hospital Officials Make Their Pitch

Commissioners Hear Bid For New Hospital From Kimball Health Services

Kimball Health Services presented its proposal Tuesday for a new hospital to the Kimball County Commissioners. The primary portion of the funding ($23 million) for the new hospital would come from a 40 year fixed interest USDA loan. The USDA requires a letter of support from the governing body, which is the Kimball County Commissioners.

The commissioners' boardroom was crowded with six presenters from Kimball Health Services explaining different facets of the project.

The facility would not be operational until mid-2024 and it would take more than two years to construct. It is estimated that 2...