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Archive for April, 2011

129 Year-Old Business Transitioning Owners

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(Ord, NE) – More major changes are coming to Ord’s downtown business district. Clay and Jennifer Ramsey of Sidney (formerly of Ord and St. Paul, respectively) will be purchasing both Misko Sports locations in Ord and Kearney, Nebraska. Clay, Jennifer …

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ExtraORDinary Days 2011

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It’s that time of year again!   Time for Ord’s annual community celebration, ExtraORDinary Days.  This year’s schedule of events includes several new and fun family activities.  New events include an outdoor movie, Minute To Win It competition, a kid’s pet …

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Economic Development Board Meeting

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Today marks our monthly ED board meeting and this month’s items are important ones. We are going to be investigating a community needs survey for one, looking at the feasibility of making a comprehensive data capture process in Valley County …

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It’s Been Awhilst

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Hear the sound of crickets around here lately? We’ve been under a deluge of project activity lately with very little room to wiggle. Blogging and news updates from our neck of the woods have been sparse to say the least. …

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Investigation into bike trail

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Our colleagues in Burwell and our staff here in Ord have been brainstorming lately: how about reopening the Ord-to-Burwell bike trail conversation with Ord Rotary? What will it take to research the potential, secure land agreements and actually fund a …

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Loup Valley Jaycees Meet Tonight

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A new feature to the blog (somewhat), I’ll be posting all of our Jaycees stuff online from here on out. The Loup Valley Jaycees are meeting tonight in Burwell, 7p at the Sandstone Grill (yum!). We hope you’ll consider joining …

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News from the Valley

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Ah spring. The birds are singing, the sun is shining and life reawakens after a long winter slumber. While I love the snow and fun times winter brings, I’m equally excited about the warmer weather.

Another month means news from …

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An Innovative Way to Fund Essential Community Services

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Many of my colleagues and rural residents across Nebraska often ask me how they can fund essential community services like parks, recreation and the like. One brilliant idea is right here in Ord – Second Hand Rose. Second Hand Rose …

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Economic Development Quarterly Report Released

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Another three months down, and another three coming up. If you’ve seen the 80’s movie Spaceballs, I can certainly say we’ve entered Ludicrous Speed around our office. All the better to us – so many amazing projects are coming together …

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