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September Chamber Spotlight- Gumb Auction & Realty, Inc.

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Business succession can be a topic entrepreneurs avoid.  When an individual turns their passion into a business, they usually dream of sharing that passion with their children and passing the legacy they’ve created on to them and the generations that follow.  With a lot of hard work and a little luck though, that passion will live on… Read More »

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Valley County Partners Enhance Recreational River Access

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 Several community partners have teamed up to capitalize on one of Valley County’s cherished natural resources – the North Loup River – to boost outdoor recreation and economic activity.  The North Loup River Water Trail Project has been in the works for many months and the ultimate vision is multifaceted. Phase I of the project… Read More »

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The Florette to Transition to New Business Owner

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(Ord, NE) – Exciting News at The Florette! In September, Gene and Susan Radke will welcome Kate Zangger as the new owner of The Florette. The Florette’s history dates back to 1936.  There have been many owners along the way, and the commitment to providing quality floral arrangements and bouquets has remained. The Radke’s have successfully… Read More »

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August Chamber Spotlight- Popcorn County USA

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Sometimes the best way to reconnect with a memory is through our senses.  A simple smell or taste can take you right back to a special moment or fond memory.  The smell of a certain flower could take you back to carrying your wedding bouquet.  The taste of cookies could make you feel like you’re standing in grandma’s… Read More »

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July Chamber Spotlight – Shear Bliss

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After a long break from in person pampering, thanks to COVID, I’m sure we all have a newfound appreciation for the “bliss” we feel after a fresh haircut from a salon professional.   At home manicures, pedicures and hair colors usually end in epic failure and hilarious pictures when we attempt them ourselves.  Thankfully, life is finding normalcy… Read More »

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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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