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Summerland receives grant for electric bus, charging station

Summerland Public School students will go green next year - at least on one route - as an electric bus is added to the district's fleet.

Board of education members approved acceptance of a $395,000 grant that will cover the purchase of a bus and a charging station to be installed at the school.

The district was notified earlier this fall it was one of six Nebraska recipients of a grant to purchase an electric bus.

Other districts receiving the grant include Hay Springs, Hershey, McCool Junction, Raymond Central and Southern.

In earlier discussions this fall, board members directed Superintende...


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