- Associated Press - Monday, June 30, 2014

OAKLAND, Neb. (AP) - The Nebraska town of Oakland is getting a $129,541 grant to help businesses grow and expand in rural areas.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development office announced the grant earlier this month.

Oakland plans to use the money to provide technical assistance and training to businesses in rural areas of the state.

More details about the USDA’s rural development programs are available online at www.rurdev.usda.gov/ne .

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