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Archive for August, 2011

Envisioning a Bold Future for Ord and Valley County

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Ord and Valley County has so much to offer in the way of history, heritage, culture and character. A great deal of work has been done to bring new businesses to the downtown, support the community with quality health care, …

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Small Business Development Driving Growth

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The Daily Yonder, an authority on rural issues, has a great read that affirms the economic development strategy in Ord and Valley County: small, local businesses speed income growth. Apparently, researchers at Penn State have found counties with more …

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Analysis: Census in Ord’s Favor

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Editorial: Future of Valley County Depends on Working Together – Caleb Pollard

If you look deeper into the trends of the recent 2010 Census, you’ll find very clear distinctions between Ord and rural Valley County. For the Ord census …

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2011 North Loup Popcorn Days

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The 2011 North Loup Popcorn Days celebration will begin Friday, August 26 with a pig scramble, 4D barrel racing, voting for Popcorn Queen, a Free Polka Dance, and more.  Saturday, August 27 and Sunday, August 28 will also be filled …

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Town Hall Meeting Scheduled

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The City of Ord is calling a public forum to listen to feedback on the future of the Ord Police Department. The meeting will be at the Valley County Fairgrounds on August 31st at 7pm.

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Legacy Gift Honors Former OHS Business Teacher

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Our friends at the Nebraska Community Foundation have relased information on a gift from the family of Mrs. Helen Kokes that will benefit the HomeTown Competitiveness Endowment within the Valley County Community Foundation Fund.  You can read the complete …

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2011 Fall Photo Contest

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Valley County Tourism and the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce will once again be hosting a seasonal photo contest.  You will have the opportunity to submit photos, representative of each month’s theme, for a chance to win Ord Area ChamberBucks.  …

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Town Hall Scheduled with Senator Sullivan

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Our very own 41st District representative, Nebraska State Senator Kate Sullivan, will be hosting a town hall in Ord on September 14th at the Ord Learning Center (1514 K Street).

Nebraska State Senator Kate Sullivan

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Nebraska Fifth in Business-Friendliness

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Add another economic development feather in Nebraska’s cap: we’re #5 out of 50 in business-friendliness. Our friends from DED have the skinny below. A quick question: what does this ranking mean to you?

Nebraska is fifth in Pollina’s Top

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Applications Available for Rolling Hills Townhomes

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Applications for the Rolling Hills Townhomes in Ord are available at the Valley County Economic Development office, 1514 K Street.  The initial application will start the process of calculating an individual’s annual income and determining their eligibility to rent a …

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