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Plows Take On 13-Foot Drifts

Highway Road Superintendent Randy Bymer summarized the effects the recent blizzard had on Kimball County roads.

He started his report with the phrase, "We're pushing snow," then explained that one plow is down while there is trouble with another one, but they are busting through drifts as high as 13 feet in certain areas of the county.

On Tuesday, crews were still widening out roads in the wake of the blizzard. Real troubled spots are generally a result of trees planted years ago south of Dix, south of Kimball and near County Road 46.

A disaster declaration was signed by Chairman Larry Engstro...

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