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By Sydney Yalshevec

Kimball PD's Giga-Bite named mascot of the month


Sydney Yalshevec

Kimball Police Chief Darren Huff (Left) and Giga-Bite (Right).

Project Fun's Giga-Bite has been named Street Characters' Mascot of the month for February.

When Police Chief Darren Huff envisioned Project Fun, he wanted the kids to have an example to look up to, someone who could embody the "perfect citizen." Huff thought it would be a good idea to use a police dog as an example for the children.

After doing some research, Huff decided to model the mascot after a police dog. Most would expect a police dog to be a German Shepherd, however, another breed was used as a model for the project fun mascot. The Belgian Malinois (pronounced MAL-in-wah), was use...

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