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Kimball Hauls In More Than $100,000 In Environmental Grants

Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy Director Jim Macy last week announced $6 million in grants to support 161 environmentally themed projects across the state.

The Kimball area received a significant $102,334 chunk of those grants for Keep Kimball Beautiful initiatives. That total exceeds those of grants awarded for the larger Panhandle communities of Scottsbluff-Gering and Sidney.

Statewide, the grants will help fund litter and waste reduction projects and recycling programs. They also will pay for scrap tire cleanups and collections for household hazardous waste, electronic waste a...