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Archive for April, 2010

Valley County Courthouse Ribbon Cutting

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Today we celebrated of our $300,000 grant award from USDA Rural Development for the establishment of an area-wide revolving loan fund, the first project being the renovation of the historic Valley County Courthouse.  The courthouse is listed on the National …

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Breaking ground at OHS

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Our pals (thanks Jen) over at Ord High sent along video from yesterday’s groundbreaking for the $9.8 million renovation and new building project.  We posted about the event last week here, and you can read details on the groundbreaking …

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Welcome to the new Ord, Nebraska

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I’d like to welcome you to the new www.ordnebraska.com. Here we’ve re-focused our web efforts to be more inviting to the viewer and design a dynamic website that speaks to people. I hope it does justice to the amazing …

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Big money in wildlife watching

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Bald eagle at Calamus Reservoir, photo by Aaron Price

There’s big money in wildlife watching. Just look at the figures: over the past 20 years, participation in wildlife watching, particularly bird watching, has increased nationally by more than 266%. Conservative …

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Ord Alumni Weekend

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The Ord Alumni Committee has details out about the July 4th Alumni weekend festivities. This brochure can give you the skinny; expect events, tours, a banquet and area lodging information on the form. See you July 4th weekend!…

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Chamber Board Meeting

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Reminder: Today is the Ord Area Chamber’s monthly Board meeting (noon, Chamber offices 1514 K Street). An agenda can be downloaded here. We hope you can join us!…

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Ord High School News

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Ord High School

We have word that Ord Public Schools will be celebrating the groundbreaking of the high school renovation and new gym project this April 21st at 11am.  For you non-Ord viewers, this is the result of a …

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Ord Little League

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The Loup Valley Jaycees are helping with Little League baseball this year and asked that we help distribute sign-up forms and rules. Behold! Each age group is listed below and the forms are downloadable for your little slugger.

T-ball sign-up

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Formal USDA Grant Award Announcement

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Here is our formal announcement for the USDA grant win we’ve mentioned a couple weeks ago. We’ll be hosting a ribbon cutting 4/22 at 11am, with Senator Kate Sullivan, the LVRPPD Board of Directors and the Valley County Supervisors …

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Monthly newsletter available

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Our monthly report is now available. We have a recap on the USDA grant award, upcoming area events, awesome sales tax collection figures and much more. Have a look here.…

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