News

OBCCF Foundation Awards

Primghar, IA (KICD)–The O’Brien County Community Foundation doled out 27 grants totaling over $103,000 to nonprofit organizations and units of local government this morning.

Advisory Board Chair Denise Steffen tells KICD News they have a representative from each town in the County on the board.

Steffen says the grants are going to a myriad of organizations.

In normal years the foundation receives requests for double their annual allocation, but this year they were able to fully fund more projects than normal.

Since the first grants were made in 2006, over $744,262 has been awarded. Funding for the grant program is a result of County Endowment Fund legislation passed in 2005 which provides that a percentage of state gambling revenues be distributed among all Iowa counties that do not have a gambling entity.

Local Headlines

in Local

Highway 71 Project

Highway 71

Travelers that take Highway 71 south out of or into Spencer are going to be dealing with some issues...

in Local

Destination Employer Program

Americanflag1240

A program is set to help businesses learn and assist Military talent with getting back into the civilian workforce...

in Local

Spencer EF HS Exchange Global Award

adminbuilding1240

Spencer High School has been selected as an Excellance Award winner...

in Local

BV County Utility Vehicle

bvsheriff

Buena Vista County has acquired a utility vehicle, to assist the Sheriffs Office and Emergency Management Agency...

in Local

Dickinson County Home Base Iowa Quest

Homebase Iowa 1240

The Iowa Great Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to take part to make Dickinson County a Home Base Iowa community...