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RURAL USDA GRANTS AWARDED TO FOUR NEBRASKA AREA ENTITIES

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SOUTH SIOUX CITY IS ONE OF 14 RURAL NEBRASKA COMMUNITIES SHARING FOUR MILLION DOLLARS IN USDA RURAL COMMUNITY INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT MONEY.

SOUTH SIOUX WILL USE A $249,000 GRANT TO PURCHASE EQUIPMENT FOR MAINTAINING CITY STREETS.

OTHER PROJECTS INCLUDE $430,000 FOR RURAL HEALTH CARE AND EMERGENCY RESPONSE SERVICES.

IN ADDITION, THREE OTHER LOCAL ENTITIES ARE RECEIVING PART OF $820,000 IN USDA FEDERAL MONEY TO IMPROVE EQUITABLE ACCESS TO JOBS, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES, EDUCATION, HEALTH CARE AND HOUSING.

THE WINNEBAGO TRIBE OF NEBRASKA IS RECEIVING A $112,454 HOUSING PRESERVATION GRANT TO HELP PROVIDE HOME REPAIR ASSISTANCE TO LOW-INCOME INDIVIDUALS AND FAMILIES.

THE NEBRASKA INDIAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE IS RECEIVING A $157,605 TRIBAL COLLEGE INITIATIVE GRANT TO BUILD A 13,400 SQUARE-FOOT PARKING LOT FOR THE NEW RESEARCH CENTER ON THE SANTEE RESERVATION.

LITTLE PRIEST TRIBAL COLLEGE IS RECEIVING A $149,286 TRIBAL COLLEGE INITIATIVE GRANT TO HELP PURCHASE EQUIPMENT, MAKE INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIRS INCLUDING A NEW ROOF, AND IMPLEMENT NEW SAFETY FEATURES SUCH AS BUILDING A RAMP TO ACCOMMODATE INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILITIES.