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Kimball Co. woman sentenced last week in Cheyenne Co.
A Dix woman was sentenced to a 12 to 24 months in prison last week on a charge of attempted distribution of meth. Amanda Weinbender was sentenced Dec. 5 in Cheyenne County District Court relating to two incidents dating back to the fall of 2017. The first occured on Sept. 17, 2017, and the other on
Local Woman Arraigned On 4 Felony Charges
Shirrin Sharifpour, 37, of Kimball, was scheduled for an arraignment hearing Tuesday, Dec. 4 in Kimball County District Court before Honorable Judge Derek Weimer on charges of attempted murder, first-degree assault, second-degree assault and tampering with physical evidence. Respectively, those char
Sidney wrestlers win home invite
SIDNEY — The Sidney wrestling team captured the championship of its home invitational on Saturday at Sidney High School. The Red Raiders piled up a winning score of 233.5 to finish on top of the 18-team field. Sterling, Colorado, followed in second with 142, Ogallala was third with 127.5, and Bridge
Tour de Nebraska to pedal through western Nebraska in 2019 adventure
GERING — The Tour de Nebraska, a bicycle adventure, has chosen western Nebraska for its 2019 tour. Riders will travel through Sidney, Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport.
'Shop With A Cop' Just Won't Stop
"Shop With a Cop" will continue with or without the local Shopko store. Erin Heidemann, head of the "Shop With a Cop" annual event in Kimball, said there will continue to be a "Shop With a Cop" next year, but it is just too early in the planning stages to know the details.
Longhorn Building's Future Debated
A building in Kimball that has served many purposes over the past century is nearing a turning point. The former Longhorn Restaurant building has been accepted by the City of Kimball but has yet to change hands from the previous owners, the Perry family trust.
Goodies of all colors, shapes and SIZES
Members of the Kimball Baptist Fellowship Teen and Tweens group have decided to open their hearts once again this Christmas season and bake some goodies to add to the Helping Hands Food Pantry distributions for December.
Friends & Neighbors: Retiring Treasurer Diana Quicke
She has put in 40 years of work for Kimball County and is so close to retirement she can almost taste it. Dec. 31 will be Diana Quicke's official last day as Kimball County treasurer.
Kimball woman trial postponed after she is declared mentally incompetent
Trial against a 37-year-old woman accused of attempting to kill her mother by shooting her with a BB gun has been postponed while she undergoes treatment after being declared mentally incompetent.
Local Basketball in swing before break
A double-win weekend for the Kimball girls as they ran their season record to 3-1. On Friday night at home the Lady Longhorns won over Perkins County 65-29 and on Saturday at Morrill they came out on top 58-40. A good offensive showing both nights for the Kimball ladies!
Kimball woman facing four felony charges deemed incompetent to stand trial at this time
KIMBALL, Neb. - Shirrin Sharifpour, 37, of Kimball, entered last Tuesday’s arraignment in Kimball County District Court facing four felony charges of Attempted Murder in the First Degree, a class II felony, First Degree Assault, a class II felony, Second Degree Assault, a class IIA felony, and Tampe
National attention? It's for everyone in the Nebraska Tourism Office
Nebraska may just be for Kelly Ripa and Ryan Seacrest. At least they liked the mugs they got from the Nebraska Tourism Office enough to display them Thursday morning during their "Live with Kelly and Ryan" show.
Nebraska Lawmakers Form Committee To Put Legal Marijuana Before Voters In 2020
Legal marijuana could be on the horizon for Nebraska in 2020. While medical cannabis will be the primary focus of a new committee formed by two state lawmakers, they will also explore putting adult-use legalization on the ballot.
Pro PBA bowler comes to Kimball
Kim Bowl hosted USB Certified Gold Pro Am Coach Mike Diaz of Lafayette, Colo., Friday Nov. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 1. Diaz, a two time titlist on the PBA50 Tour was originally scheduled to make his appearance last year but was unable to due to weather, therefore this event had been sold out for months
Uncertainty looms in Kimball as Shopko set to close in February
KIMBALL, Neb. - (KNEP) Uncertainty looms in Kimball as Shopko announces the closer of the city’s store effective the end of February. Jacquie Prather, general manager of the store, says the store was notified on December 4th that it would be one of 39 stores the company is closing. The store will be
Wrestlers open season at big Limon tournament
In a 27-team tournament, the Dragon wrestling squad opened its season Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Limon Badger Invitational. The season opener was postponed a week when the Dec. 1 St. Francis, Kansas, Invite was canceled due to bad weather. Originally scheduled to go to Kimball, Nebraska, on Dec. 8, th
Loveland police handle warrants, drug possession
7:38 p.m. At West Eisenhower Boulevard and North Van Buren Avenue, a 28-year-old Kimball, Neb., man on a warrant alleging failure to appear in court. 9:28 p.m. In the 2000 block of Tonopas Court, a 20-year-old Loveland man on a warrant.
Tour de Nebraska will travel through Panhandle communities during summer 2019
GERING — The Tour de Nebraska, a bicycle adventure has chosen western Nebraska for its 2019 tour. Riders will travel through Sidney, Kimball, Gering, Scottsbluff and Bridgeport.
Treatment ordered for woman accused of attempted murder
KIMBALL, Neb. (AP) — The scheduling of a trial for a woman accused of trying to kill her mother at a Nebraska Panhandle motel has been postponed while she undergoes psychiatric treatment.
Pine Bluffs raises $12,000 for former residents, Camp Fire survivors
CHEYENNE – On the morning of Nov. 8, Shelle Scott leisurely drove home to pack a few days worth of clothes and grab the family pets to prepare for what she thought would be a brief wildfire evacuation.