September 18, 2019 Announcements


Missouri River Historical Development has awarded 17 grants totaling $1 million dollars to Woodbury County non-profit organizations and governmental entities.

The grants, ranging from $25,000 to $250,000 and support MRHD’s ongoing mission of enhancing the quality of life for Woodbury County residents.

The grants include $200,000 to the Mercy One Medical Center Foundation for a Hybrid Suite for Trauma, $100,000 for the new gym floor at the Bishop Heelan Catholic School and $27,000 to the Hornick American Legion for repairs to the town’s flood damaged social center building.

MRHD’s total contributions to Woodbury County non-profits and governmental entities now totals more than $37 million dollars since 1994.

MRHD holds the non-profit license to conduct gaming in Woodbury County while the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino of Sioux City has the license to operate gaming in Woodbury County.

Education received $175,000.

  • Sioux City Schools, Fire Fighter Gear/Academy: $25,000
  • Bishop Heelan Catholic Schools, Gym Floor: $100,000
  • Morningside College, Renovate UPS Auditorium: $50,000

View the full article by Woody Gottburg on KSCJ.