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Cindy Gonzalez

Cindy Gonzalez

Senior Reporter Cindy Gonzalez is a senior reporter at the Nebraska Examiner. She has more than 35 years of experience, largely at the Omaha World-Herald. Her coverage areas have included business and real estate development; regional reporting; immigration, demographics and diverse communities; and City Hall and local politics.

$100,000 discount? Federal disaster grant creates affordable homeownership in small-town Iowa

By: - April 4, 2022

Set in the Loess Hills, less than an hour’s drive from Omaha, southwest Iowa’s Woodbine has revamped its downtown historic district. The town’s roughly 1,500 residents just opened a $15 million wellness and technology center and maintain an independent and growing rural school system. Yet there’s a waiting list for newer apartments. Homes are nabbed […]