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College Algebra Class Offered Fall 2010 Semester

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Central Community College’s Ord Learning Center will offer College Algebra (MATH 1150) this fall 2010 semester.  The three credit hour course will be taught from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm on Wednesdays beginning August 25.  This fall’s instructor is Sandy Bartholomew, Ord …

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June Photo Contest Winners

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Congrats to Jennifer Schauer and Linda Volf, our 1st and 2nd place June photo contest winners!  Jennifer has won $200 in ChamberBucks, with Linda winning $100.  Excellent work!!  We’d also like to thank Jon Blaha (Pizza Hut Road) and …

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Disaster recovery funds available

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Our friends from USDA – Rural Development have released information regarding the availability of disaster recovery funds.  If you have been negatively impacted by the recent flooding in Valley County, YOU MAY QUALIFY for disaster recovery funding.  Details below (hat …

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Monsanto Fund Announces New Award Program

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The Monsanto Fund is excited to bring the America’s Farmers Grow Communities Project to your community. This program, which Monsanto Company initially rolled out to counties in Iowa, Missouri and Arkansas, was created as a unique new way to support …

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Monthly ED Board Meeting

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Today is our monthly Economic Development Board meeting.  We’re covering some seriously awesome topics today that will have strong bearing on the future of the community.  You can download an agenda here and read last month’s meeting minutes here.  …

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June 2010 Summer Photo Contest Voting

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Our June photo contest submissions are in.  You can view the photos below.  Vote for your favorite photo here.

As a reminder, July’s Photo Contest theme is Wildlife Watching.  Each month’s first place photo receives $200 in Ord Chamber …

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Raising entrepreneurs

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TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a fantastic website (and movement) that provides some seriously in-depth and entertaining discussions on a variety of issues.  Below is a great talk about raising kids to be entrepreneurs.  The video below is important …

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Rod Run

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This weekend marks our Annual Fathers Day Rod Run here in Ord.  Below are details for the event.  For you youngins or young-at-heart, don’t forget about the Saturday morning festivities found at the Loup Valley Soapbox Rally.  The soapbox …

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Building rural entrepreneur clusters

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Growing rural entrepreneurs can be a decidedly dicey business, especially in agriculture.  Not only do you contend with finding viable business ideas and overcoming funding challenges, but you also have to deal with issues associated with getting products to hungry …

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Business Development Loan Applications Due

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Quick sales pitch – Are you interested in starting a new business, expanding an existing one or making improvements to the look of your storefront?  You may be asking yourself why we’re blogging some shameless self promotion – honestly, because …

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