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Slides presented at the Heartland Hints Webinar Series, July 16, 2014 and part of the Central Nebraska Development District Conference.
Produced by the Heartland Center for Leadership Development.
Covered myths about the future of small towns.
Nenzel, Nebraska • Located in the Sandhills • Population 13 (2014) • Competed for a grant to build a new community center and heritage museum • Public buildings are supposed to last 50 years
Wray, Colorado • Located on Highway 34 across the Nebraska border • Once a major thoroughfare but today only local traffic • New hospital, modern K 12 school, raised money for a recreation center • Won a National Civic League All America City Award, the first rural community to be honored
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