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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....

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,...

'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...

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. Beginning her...

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...

Potter-Dix falls to Creek Valley and Paxton

Potter-Dix ladies fall to 0-4 on the season with the first two losses coming opening weekend against Dundy County and Morrill. Lady Coyotes lost to Dundy Co. 62-8 and Morrill 59-15. Potter-Dix looked to get a win over the Creek Valley Storm last...

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...

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...

Potter-Dix Boys & Girls fall two nights

Potter-Dix Coyotes fall to Creek Valley and Paxton. The Coyotes faced the Storm last Friday Dec. 7, and fell 41-63. The following day Potter-Dix fell to Paxton 74-7, being out scored in the first period 27-3, 33-0 in the second quarter. Heading...

Kimball Boys lose to Perkins Co.... Win at Morrill

A loss and a win over the weekend leaves the Kimball High boys with a record of 2 and 2 in the early part of their basketball season, but things should be looking up for the Horns. On Friday night on...

Jock Talk

A good weekend for Kimball High athletes and their respective teams.The Kimball High girls won both of their games against Perkins County and Morrill and are now 3-1.The boys split their weekend losing to Perkins County after leading until late in...

Shane B. White

Shane B. White, 38, of Kimball, died in Wheat Ridge, Colorado, on Wednesday, November 28, 2018. Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, December 15, 2018, with Pastor Dennis Payton...

Mary Louise 'Lou' Warren

Mattie Louise "Lou" Warren, 93, of Omak, Washington, and formerly of Kimball, died at the Regency Nursing Home in Omak, Washington. Funeral services for Lou will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday,...

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