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Homestead National Monument Seeking Volunteers


Volunteers interested in assisting with an archive project at the Homestead National Monument in Beatrice are welcome, as efforts are underway beginning this week to sort through, and organize files and documents contributed by the former Dempster Manufacturing Company, which was started in Beatrice in 1878. Assistance in preservation and processing of records, and related materials is welcome, with volunteers ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Meeting Notes


Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday. Diana Younghans, Senior Services/Public Transit Director reported on a possible grant that could fund establishment of a senior center in Seneca. Clarification regarding a state law concerning taxation of property destroyed by a natural disaster was discussed. A resident affected by this situation would complete and submit an application to the Board of Commissioners for ... Read More »

SCC Offering Free Online Class For Students With Disabilities And Their Families


Southeast Community College is offering a free online course titled “It’s All About the Plan!,” designed for students with disabilities and their families and guardians to assist them in meaningfully participating in the Individual Education Program process. “It’s All About the Plan!” was developed by Fritz & O’Hare Associates and SCC through a grant from the Nebraska Planning Council on ... Read More »

Grants Awarded By Washington County Community Foundation


The Washington County Community Foundation announced five grant awards totaling $3,772, to the Washington County Ministerial Food Bank, Kloppenberg Center in Hanover, RFD 10, Washington Ball Association, and Linn Youth Football program. $450,000 is currently invested in the five year old foundation. Read More »

Washington Beginning Second Phase Of Community Surveys


The City of Washington is ready to begin the second phase of community surveys to determine eligibility for grant dollars for community projects. Within the last month, every occupied household received a short income survey which was to be returned to the City Hall. The City wishes to thank everyone who has already returned the survey. If you have not ... Read More »

Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan. 27


Nemaha County Commissioners met Monday, and received no comment during a public hearing for a community development block grant for KSI Conveyors. That tax abatement proposal was approved. The old transportation bus used in Seneca will be sold and advertised, at $2,500 or best offer. The Nemaha County Treasurers office has opted out of processing commercial tags and taxes in ... Read More »

Blue Rapids Library Closer To Expansion Funding Goal


A grant and loan from the United States Department of Agriculture Rural Development announced recently brings an expansion project at the Blue Rapids Public Library to nearly 90% funding for the $241,000 effort. Adding an additional 700 square feet to the original 1895 structure would nearly double the libraries current size. The added space would serve books and technology, along ... Read More »

NEK-CAP Receives $1.2 Million Subsidy For Low Income Residents


NEK-CAP of Northeast Kansas was among ten recipients of $1.2 million in rental subsidy and utility assistance for low income residents, in a recent grant announcement from the Kansas Housing Resource Corporation. $75,000 was awarded, and will be available to assist those in a 7 county area, including Marshall and Nemaha counties. Read More »

Community Gardens Encourage Capital Growth


By Leslie Manning, 4-H Youth and Community Development Agent – River Valley Extension District The opportunity for a community garden is available to all constituents in the River Valley Extension District who have self-motivation and community partnership. Whether gardener or partner, each role encourages capital growth within the seven areas of the community capital framework: built, natural, social, political, cultural, human ... Read More »

KDOT Awards Grant To Improve Highway 36 Access In East Marysville


The City of Marysville has been awarded a $750,000 grant from the Kansas Department of Transportation toward improving traffic flow, line of sight, and business drive access along a section of US Highway 36 extending east from the old water tower to the former city limits near the Surf Motel. This is the third time the grant has been submitted, ... Read More »