For over a century, the rural former Catholic Parish ten miles west of Ord on the Sargent Road was a House of Worship for the neighborhood. After sitting idle and vacant for nearly two decades, the former St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church has new owners, and recently saw its first special reunion and gathering.
The Monsanto Fund has announced the finalists for this year's America's Farmers Grow Rural Education grants. From January through March, farmers across the country nominated their local public school districts for the grants.
On July 1, the Valley County Economic Development Office and Ord Area Chamber of Commerce released the Summer Quarterly Report. The report has been approved by both the Ord City Council and the Valley County Board of Supervisors.
Though the Ord skyline was speckled with various smaller bursts of color throughout last week, the Main Event for fireworks remained in Bussell Park again this Independence Day as the Ord Volunteer Fire Dept. shot off the annual display purchased by the Ord Rotary Club with donations from local businesses and community members.