CNEDD Reorganized to Serve Area
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 07:18
The Central Nebraska Economic Development District is proud to announce that Judy Petersen will serve as the new Executive Director of the Development District, effective January 17, 2014, and that a new alliance has been formed between the Central Nebraska Economic Development District (CNEDD) and the Central Nebraska Housing Developers (CNHD). The office will serve the Central Nebraska region through a more holistic approach to community and economic development, bringing about positive change for Central Nebraskans.
Coming soon, community and county leaders will be asked to respond to a survey, giving them the opportunity to provide input about your county and community needs.
Community and county needs may include: enhancing business opportunities, improving community amenities and programs, expanding housing, and retaining youth, just to name a few. The first goal is to gather input and develop a plan to address each communities needs through local and regional partnerships, and funding resources.
CNEDD members in the KVSH area include: Cities/Villages of Atkinson, Bassett, Cody, Johnstown, Long Pine, Nenzel, and Springview.
Valentine Selective Enforcement
Wednesday, 22 January 2014 06:55
Officers with the Valentine Police Department conducted 40 traffic stops resulting in 3 alcohol related citations during the Selective Overtime Saturation Patrols held December 13, 2013 to January 1, 2014.
Officers put in a total of 481 hours including overtime hours during this special enforcement effort with the help of more than $1,100.00 grant from the Nebraska Office of Highway Safety (NOHS).
The following statistics reflect officer activity in an effort to curb alcohol related driving and related behaviors:
1 arrest for Assault
3 arrests for shoplifting
1 arrest for driving under the influence
2 arrests for Minor in Possession of Alcohol
14 total citations and 26 warnings were issued for numerous traffic offenses.