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Kimball Pumped Up On Gas Prices

For At Least A Week, Local Fuel Costs As Low As In Other Areas

Average gas prices in Kimball dropped about 9 cents last week – from $2.24 to $2.15 per gallon of regular unleaded, according to a Western Nebraska Observer survey.

The drop brings Kimball to within an uncharacteristically close 2 cents of Nebraska’s average, according to statewide gas prices Jan. 7 in GasBuddy’s weekly report.

“I’m enjoying it,” said Tammy Miller, coordinator of the Kimball Banner County Chamber of Commerce. “I’m glad the price is down there, and I hope it stays down there with the state average. Any time prices are lower, it’s a positive for anybody.”

Miller said she believe...