Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy today awarded eight Nebraska communities with more than $2.7 million in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to pursue projects in the Public Works and Water/Wastewater categories.
“I am pleased to award these communities funding for infrastructure improvements,” said Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy. “Keeping community infrastructure updated is crucial for our citizens and our business development efforts.”
You might say that planes, trains and (trucks) automobiles really get Matthew Brezina, freshman at Southeast Community College in Milford, and Jeffrey W. Rodis, freshman at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, revved up. Because it is the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career field the two young men are keen to master. It also is to this end that the Nebraska Logistics Council (NLC) stepped up and awarded each with a $500 scholarship.
Bell Lumber & Pole Company (Bell) is pleased to announce the development of a new plant and logistics center in Western Nebraska. Bell, in cooperation with the State of Nebraska, the City of Sidney, the Village of Potter, and Cheyenne County has agreed to definitive terms to purchase and build a state-of-the-art manufacturing facility to service both existing and new customers.