Here is big news for the community of Dorchester and area residents who depend on the village's first responders.
This morning, it was announced that four southeast Nebraska communities will be awarded USDA Rural Development funds totaling $1,650,500.
Among the recipients is the Village of Dorchester.
According to information obtained by the Times, Dorchester's village government will receive $132,000 from USDA, leveraged with $100,000 from the village, to purchase a new 2017 ambulance.
The upgraded ambulance will provide a significant boost to the rescue team's capabilities, according to insiders.