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Stories from Friday, October 21, 2011

Howell-Oregon to receive $23 million loan to build lines (10/21/11)
Howell-Oregon Electric Co-op will benefit from recent federal funding for rural electric cooperative utilities to improve distribution systems and smart grid technologies in 27 states, as part of the Obama Administration's continued focus on investments in infrastructure that create rural jobs. The announcement was made by Agriculture Under Secretary for Rural Development Dallas Tonsager during a speech to the National Rural Electric Association regional meeting in Denver...
Government agencies have money for rural development (10/21/11)
Charles Gangluff of the Resource and Conservation Development Council said it best, "This is proof that if you offer a free dinner, they will come." State Representative Lori Benedict's invite to hear a parade of government bureaucrats talk about their agencies sounded like a long, dull evening...
St. Jude trail ride is huge success (10/21/11)
Over 40 horses, riders and a wagon gathered for a great cause on Oct. 15, near Hardy, participating in a trail ride for St. Jude Children's research hospital. Children and adults began saddling up early Saturday morning for what would turn out to be a beautiful day for the 13 mile ride along the banks of the Spring River...