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Red Letter Days Set For New Hospital

It's Feb. 19 For Opening Day, Feb. 26 For Open House & Governor's Visit

Officials for Kimball Health Services anticipate that the new building will be fully operational and ready for patients on Feb. 19.

An open house and ribbon cutting is scheduled for 2 p.m. Feb. 26 with Gov. Jim Pillen in attendance, along with other politicians, officials and the public.

The hospital, clinic and emergency room will open on Feb. 19 at 255 West 4th St. if all goes according to plan.

CEO and CFO Cassie Gasseling said that employees from the portable trailers at the old hospital site, including medical records, have moved into the new facility. Everything is at a standstill until...