Stimulus Winner NebraskaLink Enthusiastic About Middle Mile Approach
8 Oct 2011
When seven small independent Nebraska telcos formed a consortium called NebraskaLink, their initial goal was to create a backbone network to serve all of the members. But as they worked together, their plans became more ambitious--particularly after they realized they might be able to obtain broadband stimulus funding.
In August, the group was awarded an $11.5 million grant from the National Telecommunications and Information Administration to help build three fiber rings in Nebraska. The members are contributing an additional $4.5 million toward the project.
Fremont Recognized for Outstanding EffortOct 1 2011
In recognition and celebration of federal Community Development Week, Nebraska proudly presents the outstanding efforts of one of four of Nebraska’s larger cities: Fremont (pop. 26,397)—The “City of Opportunity” has a proud history of progress and success. Its citizens, government, and business partners work closely to effect great growth...
Pella Gives Award to OverlandSep 30 2011
Pella Corp. this week presented its Supplier of the Decade award to Overland Products of Fremont. Kraig Koehler, Pella's manager of corporate supply management, said the award represents a long relationship between the two companies during which Overland has distinguished itself among the highest standards Pella sets for its...
Diers Ford Lincoln Employees Receive HonorsSep 20 2011
Eleven Diers Ford Lincoln employees were honored during a luncheon last week. Mickey Calais, Ford Motor Co., Kansas City region parts and service manager, spoke to the group on Wednesday and applauded them on their commitment to excellence. Ford Masters Program Awards were presented to five technicians: Adam Birkel, senior...