Sherman County Sheriff
James O. Kugler

The left photo and following excerpt reprinted from the 4-12-02 edition of The Kearney Hub. Photo and article "Welcome to the Frontier" by regional reporter Betty Kuszak.

Excerpt from the caption below the photo: Sherman County Sheriff Jim Kugler and Deputy Leroy Svoboda's John Wayne poster hanging in the sheriff's office were featured in a March 17 Los Angeles Times article. The Times reported on Sherman County's designation as a "frontier" county by the Census Bureau.


The photo used in the LA Times article was of Hazard's senior resident


Sherman County Sheriffs

M.W. Hartley..........11/1873
R.J. Brown..............11/1877
Charles Riedel........11/1881
J.S. Pedler...............11/1887
T. Isks......................11/1889
R.D. Hendrickson.....11/1891
H.G. Patton...............11/1895
E. Synder..................11/1899
L.A. Williams...........11/1903
J.A Trailkill..............11/1922
E.S. Hancock.............11/1934
Elmer Iske (appointed for 6 mo.)
Virgil Kaminski..........11/1962
William Whear...........  10/1975  
Virgil Kaminski..........11/1978
Kevin A. Long...........11/1990
James O. Kugler....... 11/1992 - present