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Nemaha County Commission Meeting Minutes – Jan. 27

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 »

Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition Awarded Grant

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A wellness grant of $16,700 was recently awarded to the Gage County M.A.P.S. Coalition. Funded by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, a presentation is planned during the National Night Out on Tuesday evening. The grant is among eight in Nebraska, and will be used to fund programs including two that kicked off this summer, No Child Left on the ... Read More »

WCCF Opportunity Fund deadline approaching

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The deadline for applying for the current round of grants from the Washington County Community Foundation’s Opportunity Fund is rapidly approaching. The Foundation will accept applications until next Thursday, March 28, 2013, for up to $3,032 in grants for charitable causes. The Foundation will consider applications from non-profit organizations, individuals, and groups of individuals. For-profit organizations will not be considered ... Read More »

MHS working towards a grant, need parents help

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Marysville High School is working towards a grant opportunity and needs the help of the parents with children currently attending MHS. The Culture of Excellence and Ethics Assessment survey is administered as part of the Safe and Supportive Schools grant, awarded to the Kansas State Department of Education by the Office of Safe and Drug Free Schools, U.S. Department of ... Read More »

Washington County Community Foundation accepting applications

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The Washington County Community Foundation is accepting grant applications from non-profit organizations, individuals and groups of individuals. Projects must be completed in Washington County. Some of the past grant monies have been used for the Barnes City Park, Washington City Park, Hanover Senior Citizens, and KSDS. Applications are available online at washingtoncountycf.org or at your local post office. The applications ... Read More »

America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education wants to give back to the communities

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For the second consecutive year, America’s Farmers Grow Rural Education SM, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund, will give Kansas farmers the opportunity to enhance math and science programs in their communities. Now until April 15, 2013, farmers can nominate a local public school district to compete for a merit-based grant of up to $25,000. Administrators of nominated school districts may ... Read More »