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Jeffres Sand & Gravel – March 2019 Chamber Spotlight

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The landscape and infrastructure of our Central Nebraska area has certainly evolved over time just like Jeffres Sand & Gravel has, the locally owned company based in Burwell, Nebraska that has played a part in many of those changes to …

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Comprehensive List of Flood Relief Resources & Donation Needs for Valley County & Surrounding Area

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After receiving dozens of inquiries about resources for flood victims and how area community members can support those in need during and after this natural disaster, we have compiled a list of resources, donation drop off sites and other information …

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New Sales Tax Rate Effective April 1

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During the General Election in November 2018, 68% of Ord voters elected to implement an additional 0.5% sales tax to pay for the Ord swimming pool bond that was approved in 2016.

The new state and city tax rate of

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The Vibrant Future Fund: The Perfect Gift for Valley County

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The Vibrant Future Fund-Unrestricted Endowment is the perfect gift for Valley County this Christmas and all those to come with future generations. Through the amazing generosity of people who care about Valley County, we have raised $492,000 to date for …

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ORD VOTERS ASKED TO WEIGH OPTIONS TO SERVICE POOL BOND

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Article submitted for The Ord Quiz
October 31, 2018
By Trevor Lee – Director, Valley County Economic Development

Thousands of volunteer hours and donations have been invested since 2013 in order to align funds needed to replace the 1978 Ord …

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Normal Roasting Company – November 2018 Chamber Spotlight

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There’s something special happening on the northwest corner of the square in Burwell. It’s home to a type of business you don’t normally find in rural Nebraska.

A small batch, specialty coffee roastery. Normal Roasting Company.

Josh and Sara Holmquist …

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New Neighborhoods Accepting Bids for 3 Spec Homes

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Are you contractor interested in constructing homes in the Rolling Hills Subdivision? Then you are in the right place! Below is the advertisement for bids for homes on lots 36, 39, and 40 of the Rolling Hills Subdivision. Please note

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Professional Eyecare – October 2018 Chamber Spotlight

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Professional Eyecare has been offering superior care for their patients ever since 1975 when Dr. Roger McCartney opened the practice in the basement of what is now Great Western Bank in downtown Ord.

After outgrowing their original location, the business …

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Knight Trucking – September 2018 Chamber Spotlight

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There “ain’t no feelin’ like cowmobeelin.” You’ll find this phrase on the back of all Knight Trucking trailers as they travel throughout Nebraska and beyond hauling livestock.

The values of this soon-to-be third generation business are rooted in their love …

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School-to-Work Benefits Youth & Local Businesses

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Another school year is upon us which means another year of School-to-Work (STW) – a program coordinated by the Ord Area Chamber of Commerce, Valley County Economic Development and Ord Public Schools.

STW engages Ord High School seniors in local …

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