Observations all along the line - Kimball & the Southern Panhandle First

'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.

Late last week, department store chain Shopko made the news of the closure of their stores nationwide.

According to a report from the Lincoln Journal-Star, Shopko, a Wisconsin-based company, plans to close 39 stores nationwide, including the Kimball store.

"We are hoping to be able to do something next year with downtown...