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Kimball · KimballKimball Jr/Sr High School received the Circle of Excellence award from Cognia on Monday evening. Cognia is the largest accreditation organization in the world and does on-site reviews for educational institutions. The board purchased a CNC Plasma Table cutter for the FFA program.See the Story
School Board Gets Plasma Table Cutter For Kimball FFA
Wrestling · KimballBanner County School grappler Wyatt Reichenberg took home 1st place in the 195 pound division at the Class D-4 District Tournament. We are sorry to hear of the passing of Janice Anderson and Robin Hottell. Their obituaries appear on Page A6 of this week's Observer.See the Story
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Kimball · KimballRunway 10/28 at the Kimball Municipal Airport/Robert E. Arraj Field received the 2023 Project of the Year at the Nebraska Department of Transportation Aeronautic Division yearly awards night. Chairman of the airport board Ryan McElroy also received an Award of Merit.See the Story
Kimball Airport Runway A Winner
Social Media · KimballBobby Wilson, 4 foot 6 inch in stature, disappeared from a local service station in broad daylight. No body was ever discovered that matched his size, and no crime scene was ever found. Rumors and gossip in town suggested several possible scenarios. Authorities were unable to pinpoint a motive for Wilson's disappearance.See the Story
Kimball's Unsolved Mystery
Kimball · KimballRobyn M. (Hottell) Becker, 60, of Bushnell, died at her home in Bushnell on Tuesday, February 6, 2024. Cremation has been held and Celebration of Life services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, February 17, 2024 at the Sagebrush in Kimball with services conducted by the family. Friends may visit www.cantrellfh.com to view Robyn's tribute wall and leave condolences and stories for the...See the Story
Robyn M. (Hottell) Becker
Kimball · KimballThe Kimball Longhorns boys basketball team is nearing a late season rematch with Mitchell and the 2023-24 post season after improving to 13-7. Kimball's scheduled game Feb. 10 against Minatare was cancelled due to weather and will not be rescheduled. The Horns will look to avenge a one-point loss in the WTC tournament.See the Story
Longhorns Look To Build On 13
Kimball · KimballJenna Enevoldson succeeds longtime Kimball volleyball coach Jeri Ferguson. In high school, her team won the Wyoming 2A state championship in her senior year. She played volleyball at Eastern Wyoming College in Torrington and won the award as Region IV libero of the year.See the Story
Kimball's New VB Coach: Enevoldson
Basketball · KimballThe Potter-Dix Coyote basketball teams traveled to Arthur on Feb. 9, for games against the Arthur County Wolves. It proved to be the final regular game of the season for the girls team, as Hyannis cancelled their trip to Potter on Saturday due to the weather. In the boys game, a tight contest was decided late when the Coyotes were able to hang on for a 63-60 victory. The boys team enters its Sub District Tournament next week, with an opener against Creek Valley on February 20.See the Story
Coyotes Wrap Up Regular Season
Kimball · KimballLonghorn girls played in the WTC last week and did well. Losing our first round game to Bayard 56-19 although we played much better than the last time we matched up with them in the first game of the season. We then faced a feisty Hemingford team at WNCC. Our tired legs showed themselves as they overpowered us to a loss of 32-18. Our girls fought very hard throughout the weekend and we finished 6th.See the Story
Lady Horns In Subdistrict After Bounce Back Win
Kimball · KimballAt the Feb. 6 Kimball County Commissioners meeting, an update on the sale of the High Point Welcome Center was provided. After completing its due diligence, Big D Oil Company of Rapid City, S.D., will complete the purchase of the High Point Welcome Center and surrounding acres on Feb. 12. The county will lease the welcome center back for $500 a month until Big D is ready to start construction....See the Story