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PPHD gift may increase mindful motorists


October 18, 2018

Tonia Copeland/Western Nebraska Observer

The speed indicator currently sits at the City of Kimball office but will be placed soon in a higher needs area.

Kimball just received a gift that may keep on giving – drivers a real look at how fast they are going, that is.

The Panhandle Public Health District sent a speed indicator to the City of Kimball last week with the expectation that, once aware of their speed, drivers will slow down for pedestrians and bicyclists.

"We met with them about three weeks ago and they had some money to spend," City Administrator Dan Dean said. "The group thought about a couple of things.

The gift was sent following a recent survey, conducted by the Kimball Active Living Advisory Committee, that indicated citizens...

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