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July Photo Contest Results

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The results are in!   The winners of July’s Photo Contest, Wildlife Watching are:

1st Place: Joan Sintek with her photo, “Cardinal After an Early Snow”: winner of $200 in Ord ChamberBucks

2nd Place: Bonnie Horne with her photo, …

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New Blood in Valley County

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For decades many rural communities have fought the challenges that brain drain and population loss have created.  New hope has begun for Ord and Valley County, however.  From 2000-2009, the number of young people in Valley County has grown as …

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Valley County Fair Schedule

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The Valley County Fair is just around the corner!  Festivities will begin Sunday, August 1 with a Classic Tractor Show, Fireman’s BBQ, Parade, and much more.  A complete schedule of events can be found here

Valley County Fair 2009:

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Nebraska’s Big Rodeo

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It is that time of year again!  Nebraska’s Big Rodeo in Burwell will kick off tomorrow, July 29.  Events include everything from bull riding to wild horse races to rodeo clowns and bullfighters!  For more information on ticket prices, other …

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July 2010 Summer Photo Contest Voting

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Submissions for July’s Wildlife Watching Photo Contest are in!  After you view the photos below, you can vote for your favorite here

As a reminder, August’s contest theme is Rural Farm & Ranch.  Each month’s first place photo will …

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Ord’s 15th Annual City Wide Garage Sales

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It is that time of year again.  Ord’s 15th Annual City Wide Garage Sales will be held Saturday, August 21, 2010.  You can register your garage sale by picking up a registration form at the Ord Chamber office, 1514 K …

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NOAR 2010 Race Recap

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The summer heat brought us brutal race conditions, but the results are in – the 2010 No ORDinary Adventure Race was a success.  Racers biked, ran and canoed over land and sea in the North Loup Valley.

Photos have been …

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No ORDinary Adventure Race Tips

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Below are a few tips for the No ORDinary Adventure Race, this Saturday, July 17. These photos are taken in areas you will be hiking, biking, caoeing, and navigating. More photos can be found here. It is not too …

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Chamber Board Meeting

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You can download the agenda for today’s Chamber Board meeting, as well as last month’s minutes here.  Today’s meeting will be held at the Ord Chamber office at noon.…

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Special Olympics Torch Run

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On Tuesday, Juy 13, approximately 100 law enforcement officers from across the state will be running through Ord for the Special Olympics Torch Run.  Show your support by cheering on the runners as they carry the Special Olympics Torch “Flame …

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