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Main Street program helps with improvements in Kimball


Tonia Copeland

At front, Kimball Mayor Keith Prunty presented a $2,000 grant to Panhandle Coop President Robert Pile. Also pictured, back row, from left, are: Roger Brelsford, Refined Fuels team leader, and board members, Tony Kaufman, Ron Lerwick, Douglas Olsen, Clay Peterson and Steve Erdman.

There are many noticeable improvements to businesses along Chestnut street in Kimball, including the new signage at the intersection of Chestnut and Third, also known as the junction of highways 30 and 71.

The Kimball Main Street Improvement and Design Program has had a hand in the improvements seen in town.

"It is a program that tries to incentivize fixing buildings, especially downtown, but really it is for any business as long as it is not a home-based business," said Wilson Bowling, Kimball's economic development director.

The program is specifically designed for businesses inside the c...

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