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Old Hospital Back In County Hands

County Aims To Sell Property After Kimball Health Services Moves Into New Facility

Officials from Kimball Health Services and Kimball County Commissioner Carl Stander met on Jan. 4 to make preparations for the transition of the old hospital building back to county control.

Although the county always owned the property, a quit claim deed will "wipe the slate clean" and solidify the fact that Kimball Health Services has no interest or claim on the building, officials said.

The hospital property was acquired on Dec. 29, 1948, for a sum of $1,200 from the Alfred Forsling estate. The property included lots 7-12 of block 9, Clarkson Addition.

The intention of the county is to put...