Norfolk To Receive Grant

 Six Nebraska cities will share $1.1 million in grants to help revitalize low- and middle-class neighborhoods. The Nebraska Department of Economic Development recently announced grants to Columbus, Fremont, Grand Island, Kearney, Norfolk and North Platte. All of the cities are providing some matching funds. Grand Island will receive $270,010 to help pay for sewer upgrades that the city is investing $1.3 million in. All the other cities are receiving $175,000 grants. Columbus and Fremont plan to use the money to rehabilitate several homes in their areas. Kearney and North Platte plan to use their grants for street and sewer projects. Norfolk plans to rehab four downtown businesses and complete street work.