New round of gambling grants announced in Worth County


NORTHWOOD, Iowa – The Worth County Development Authority is announcing its Fall 2016 list of grant recipients.  This is money the Authority receives from the Diamond Jo Casino for community projects.  $857,469.41 was distributed.

On this year’s list is:

Comprehensive Systems, Inc. – $450 to increase community mobility.

VFW Post 6779 – $1,586 for a flagpole upgrade.

City of Grafton – $2,500 for a gym floor recoat.

WC Community of Promise – $2,934 for entry and closet doors.

City of Leland – $4.279 for a window project at the community center.

City of Kensett/Public Library – $4.300 for an air conditioner.

City of Osage/Parks & Rec – $5,000 to improve Osage Spring Park.

NIACOG Housing Trust – $5,555.56 for a home repair program.

City of Manly – $5,604.45 for a lighting upgrade.

City of Plymouth/Fire Dept – $5,871.63 for fire hoses.

City of Manly/Fire Dept – $7,022.50 for protective equipment.

American Leg Louis Tveite Post 317/Emmons -$7,496.25 for a kitchen update at the Legion hall.

City of Kensett – $8,930 for Christmas lights.

Northern Lights Masonic Lodge 266 – $9,830 to replace eave troughs.

Manly Public Library – $9,893 for a computer/technology upgrade.

City of Mitchell – $10,000 for the shelter house.

WC Community of Promise – $11,162.41 toward a flooring upgrade.

City of Grafton – $15,750 for a Grasshopper lawnmower.

Manly Public Library – $18,842 for youth and DVD shelving.

Immanuel Lutheran Church Scarville – $20,000 for a roof and gutter project.

City of Kensett – $20,980 for shed updates.

Northwood Senior Center – $25,480 to replace cabinets and countertops.

City of Manly – $28,631.36 for a plow truck.

WC Extension Service – $28,631.98 for office furnishings.

WC Historical – $30,212 for Stromstein HVAC/wiring.

City of Northwood – $42,580 for a vacuum trailer unit.

City of Northwood – $45,150 for a tractor/mower.

Izaak Walton League – $45,860 toward a kitchen update.

Bethel United Methodist Church – $54,877.45 to repave the church lot.

City of Fertile – $59,940 for Main Street sidewalk improvement.

NI Historical Housing and Historical Prop – $75,150 for the FJ Murphy building.

Bethany Lutheran Church – $80,926 for a church window project.

WC Beautification – $163,415 for Phase 2 work at the multi-purpose fair building.

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