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Adult lunch costs raised to statewide level

Last year the Kimball Schools nutrition program served more than 20,000 breakfasts and more than 50,000 lunches between both schools.

“Of course, it goes down every year because our enrollment goes down,” Program Director Danessa Terrill said.

Many of those meals were served at a reduced cost or free to families. Last year more than 125 students qualified for free or reduced cost lunches in Kimball. Families receiving SNAP and medical benefits through the state are automatically eligible for free or reduced cost meals.

“Those students that are already qualified don’t have to go thr...

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