Gov. Ricketts Announces Launch of Emergency Rental Assistance Program, Proclaims FFA Week

LINCOLN – This morning, Governor Pete Ricketts hosted a press conference at the State Capitol to announce the launch of the State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program.  The program, funded through the U.S. Treasury as part of a federal coronavirus relief package, is available to eligible tenants and landlords.  The State’s program provides assistance for both rent […]

WCNDD Works To Improve Broadband By Closing Digital Divide

West Central Nebraska Development District (WCNDD), in cooperation with the Nebraska Regional Officials Council (NROC), announces the launch of a statewide broadband mapping initiative.  Every Nebraskan is encouraged to participate in the one-minute speed test from any internet-enabled device, including cell phones. Speed data will provide decision makers a better understanding of where internet accessibility […]

KRD Federal Credit Union Announces 15th Annual Scholarship.

McCook Chamber of Commerce member, KRD Federal Credit Union, has announced its 15th annual scholarship, with two $500 scholarships to be awarded. This year’s 500 word typed essay is on “Make me laugh.” Describe an incident in your life, funny or embarrassing (fact or fiction), to make the judges laugh. To apply: Submit cover letter […]

If Your Dreams Don’t Make You Nervous, Are They Big Enough?

For many, we are welcoming 2021 with open arms. As the calendar turns, the new year is an opportunity to complete old projects and lay out new goals. How we define our goals for the new year often comes in three different approaches, all which must be utilized to reach those dreams. First, there are […]