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Downtown Ord Alumni Weekend Passport

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The weekend of July 4th isn’t just about trying to create the best backyard barbeque or avoiding burning your fingers on a firecracker, it’s also about coming together.  It could be coming together as a family, as friends, as alumni or even as a nation.  This fourth of July weekend in Ord will also be about businesses coming… Read More »

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CDA Seeking Proposals for Property Development

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The Community Development Agency of the City of Ord is seeking proposals from qualified developers to purchase and develop the vacant property at 305 S. 16th Street in Ord, Nebraska (Lots 1 and 2, Block 37, Original).  The property will be sold in “as is” condition.  The preferred use is commercial.  A full copy of… Read More »

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Rural Prosperity Nebraska Receives Boost from CARES Act

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Lincoln, Neb. —The University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s Rural Prosperity Nebraska initiative, along with six Nebraska economic development and Chamber of Commerce organizations, has received more than $400,000 in funding through the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, administered by the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) to help businesses and communities respond to coronavirus.   Rural Prosperity Nebraska, a new initiative housed within UNL’s Institute of… Read More »

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June Chamber Spotlight- The Ord Locker

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When it comes to picking the best cut of meat, “I’d rather take the butcher’s word for it.”   Whether you recognize that quote or not, most of us would agree that meat lockers are not only important to local ag producers, but also to a local economy.  Ord is lucky enough to not only have a… Read More »

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Valley County Welcomes Rural Fellow Interns

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Valley County is lucky to be one of several communities across the state of Nebraska to host interns through Rural Prosperity Nebraska.  Please welcome Clare Umutoni & Kaylee Burnside! Here’s what Clare has to say about being in Valley County: “My name is Clare Umutoni, a junior at the University of Nebraska Lincoln majoring in Integrated… Read More »

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Area Businesses Come Together

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The Ord Area Chamber of Commerce was thrilled to host the first ever Downtown Coffee Connections gathering on May 20, 2021 at Jubilee Events & Catering in Downtown Ord.  Approximately 25 business owners, employees, building owners and community members gathered to network and share ideas about how to continue growing the vibrancy of Downtown Ord.   The… Read More »

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May Chamber Spotlight- Nicole Dennis Fitness & Training

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It is the dream of many small business entrepreneurs.  Move to a new town, open a business and become successful.  Most of us watching from the outside don’t see the steps it takes to go from newcomer to success, but they are so important.  Nicole Dennis had that dream.   Nicole Dennis and her husband Andy moved to Ord… Read More »

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Celebrate Earth Day with Black Hills Energy

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While the past year presented countless challenges, for many, it also renewed a connection to nature. This Earth Day, Black Hills Energy is giving away more than 1,000 free trees. Customers can claim theirs through a partnership with the Arbor Day Foundation’s Energy-Saving Trees initiative beginning Thursday, April 22. Trees improve air quality, reduce stormwater… Read More »

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