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Clinic

The Beemer Medical Clinic, a satellite of the Pender Medical Clinic, is staffed by one family practice physician and one physician assistant Tuesday mornings from 8:30 until 12:30 and Friday afternoons from 1:00 until 5:00. Prescriptions can be filled in West Point and Wisner.

Rescue Squad and Fire Department

The Beemer Volunteer Fire Department owns two fully equipped rescue units and has Emergency Medical Technicians on call at all times to respond to medical emergencies. The fire department maintains a roster of at least 27 members.

Local and Regional Medical Services

Residents of Beemer have a wide variety of medical services available in our region which include Pender Community Hospital, 18 miles northwest of Beemer and St. Francis Memorial Hospital in West Point, 9 miles from Beemer. Other frequently used hospitals in the area are located in Norfolk, Fremont, Sioux City, Omaha and Lincoln.

Dentists are located in Wisner, Pender, Bancroft, Dodge, West Point and Scribner. Chiropractors are in Wisner and West Point as well as Fremont, Norfolk, Omaha and Lincoln. Optometrists are in Wisner, West Point and surrounding towns and cities.

Nursing Homes

Colonial Haven, a 43-bed skilled nursing facility, offers complete nursing care and is a state accredited nursing facility licensed by Medicare. Colonial Courts, a 12-bed addition to Colonial Haven, offers an assisted living opportunity.

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New Construction

The average cost of new home construction for the past five years has been $75,000. Approximately 80 percent of the 270 homes in the community are owner-occupied.

Low†Cost†and/or†Retirement†Housing

The Elkhorn Valley Apartments, built in 1971, contains 18 one-bedroom and 2 two-bedroom units for low-income families. Elkhorn Valley Courts has 12 one-bedroom units for low-to moderate-income families. Community rooms are available to the tenants and the community. Elkhorn Valley Courts, built in 1979 has twelve one-bedroom units for low to moderate income families.

Real Estate

Local real estate agents are Henry Heller and Maclyn Seeman at Ortmeier & Associates. You can view their web page at www.ortmeierrealty.com. Don Petersen from Fremont and Northeast Realty from Pender also handle home sales in Beemer. At the present time there are several houses for sale in Beemer. The last new home was constructed in 2000 . Homes can also be had in the country around Beemer. There are also condominiums located at Par Acres which is on the Indian Trails Country Club golf course. Korvue apartments has 6 apartments to rent.

Utilities

Cuming County Public Power District provides retail electricity to the Village of Beemer. Cuming County Public Power District (CCPPD) also provides power to Bancroft and Dodge in addition to the rural residents of Cuming County. CCPPD currently provides power to 3,971 services on 1,527 miles of line. CCPPD and our supplier Nebraska Public Power District, together, we're always there when you need us. Nebraska is the only state totally served by a consumer-owned public power system that delivers electricity as a nonprofit service. That means Nebraska residents enjoy local control, some of the lowest rates in the country, and exceptional customer service. Public Power is a Nebraska invention and, since 1936, a Nebraska tradition. Public Power means that the customers are the owners.

Cuming County Public Power District contact:
Greg Strehle
Operations Manager
500 S. Main, PO Box 256
West Point, NE 68788
Phone: (877) 572-2463 or Fax: (402) 372-5832
Email address: gstrehle@ccppd.com

Great Plains Communications serves Beemer's telecommunications needs. Great Plains Communications is a diversified telecommunications company providing local and long distance telephone service to 76 Nebraska communities, cable television service to 32 Nebraska communities, digital cable television in 28 communities and local 56K dial-up Internet access system-wide. Each Great Plains Communicationsí community is connected to the world through fiber optics and digital central office switches. Multiple T1 connectivity is available system-wide. Broadband and high-speed data technology is available in nearly all of the communities served by Great Plains Communications. The company is the largest Nebraska-owned telecommunications provider, employing over 200 Nebraskans. Almost half of the company's employees live and work in the towns where they provide service. Great Plains Communicationsí corporate offices are in Blair, Nebraska.

Great Plains Communication contact:
Tim Armstrong
Economic Development and Community Relations Manager
1600 Great Plains Centre
Blair, NE 68008
Phone: (402) 426-8301 or Fax: (402) 426-6540
Email address: tarmstrong@gpcom.com

Black Hills Energy provides gas in the Village of Beemer.  Their phone number is 888-890-5554.

The Village of Beemer provides water and sewer services. Beemer also has two trash hauling services.

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