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Nampa names its snowplows and it's adorable!

It’s the first week of December and we’ve already have some pretty good snowstorms, which have caused havoc with driving conditions.

The Nampa Street Division has a fleet of snowplows ready to take on the white stuff this year and for the very first time, those snow plows have names. Nampa held a name-that-snowplow contest and elementary students from around the city got to pick names like “Frosty the Snowplow” and “Darth Blader.”

Don Barr, Street Superintendent for the city of Nampa, Amy Bowman, Director of Communication for the city, Chelsea Bailey, a first grade teacher at Roosevelt Elementary and one of her students, Drezdyn Englund joins Idaho Matters to talk more about this special project.

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