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New Hospital Gets Its Funding

Kimball Health Services Announces $23.4 Million USDA Loan

Plans for building a new hospital in Kimball took a big step forward this week. At its meeting Monday, the Kimball Health Services Board of Trustees announced receiving approval of a $23.4 million direct loan through the US Department of Agriculture’s Community Facilities Direct Loan Program, a crucial first stage in securing financing for the estimated $32 million facility.

“We were thrilled to get that phone call from the USDA office in North Platte that the national office in Washington had approved.” said Ken Hunter, CEO at Kimball Health Services. “The most important step w...