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Kimball's New Hospital Opens

Four Surgeries On First Day; Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Feb. 26 With Governor

Next up for the new – and now open – Kimball Health Services hospital is next week's ribbon cutting celebration with Gov. Jim Pillen in attendance.

Patient services shifted to the facility from the old hospital at 7 a.m. Monday.

The 505 S. Burg St. location, home to the hospital since 1950, is out.

The new address, 255 W. 4th St., is in.

"We're very pleased with how the move has gone so far, with only a few small items to be moved yet between buildings," Kerry Ferguson, KHS community relations director, told the Observer on Monday. "Our health providers hit the ground running in the new surgic...