NE Businesses Get $1 Million From USDA

By: WOWT Email
By: WOWT Email

Businesses and organizations in Nebraska have been awarded more than $1 million in grants through the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

A release from the USDA says most of that money went to Knox
County as part of a $750,000 loan program to help the business and
community recover from Missouri River flooding.

So far, five businesses have been identified as likely recipients of
low-interest loans.

More than $250,000 went to Nebraska through the USDA's Rural
Business Enterprise Grant Program.

That money was distributed to four organizations to promote business development. Recipients include the University of Nebraska, the Panhandle Area Development District in Gering, the Center for Rural Affairs in Lyons and the Potter Historical Foundation.

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