Success Stories

Technician working to install broadband in western Iowa

Western Iowa Telcom, commonly known as Wiatel, recently received a $24.8 million USDA loan for an extensive fiber-to-the-premise (FTTP) project that will greatly expand broadband access to communities, residents and businesses in northwest Iowa.

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Burke Community Memorial Hosptial

The Burke Community Memorial Hospital is undergoing a major expansion project.  The existing hospital was constructed in 1948 and no major renovations have occurred for the past 28 years.  The hospital and clinic structures are two separate buildings which is a huge inconvenience for patients and

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Horizon Health DLT Photo

As the spike in opioid-related deaths becomes a national emergency, health centers across the country are pursuing ways to address the crisis.

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This is a photo of a ribbon cutting ceremony at Hopewell Cottages in the Village of Hebron, Licking County, Ohio.

There were big smiles in the Village of Hebron recently as the red ribbon dropped on Hopewell Cottages’ already-100-percent occupied workforce family housing complex. 

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Feds Feed Families

Did you know food banks and pantries traditionally see a decrease in donations despite an increase in need during the summer months? Through the Feds Feed Families campaign, USDA employees can help keep needed food items stocked from June to August.

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Construction of the new roof at Kids Connection, Inc.

Kids Connection is a non-profit daycare facility located in Fairbury, Nebraska, population 3,492.  The daycare has provided quality child care for more than 20 years.

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Chester Ambulance Barn

The Village of Chester is located in Thayer County, Nebraska.

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Walthill Public Library

The Village of Walthill is located within the reservation boundaries of the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska; with a population primarily composed of Native Americans.  As with many rural Nebraska communities, the library is a place for residents to gather for educational and community support along with

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Honey is sold in quart jars, plastic bears, and the plastic bottles as shown above.  Also offer honey butter in many different flavors.

Sandhills Honey Bottling Co, LLC, located near Anselmo, Nebraska, is a small family operation that started out as a hobby, then grew into a business officially opening in 2008 as a fully licensed honey processing, bottling and packing, and kitchen facility.  The business was growing to meet the h

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Turning the Keys to Homeownership

Abby Hargreaves dreamt for a long time of a house for her kids to call home.  She had rented housing in Morrill, Nebraska most of her adult life.  Abby’s homeownership journey began seven years ago when her daughter was born. The process for looking for a house started in Morrill.

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