23 Nov '14, 5pm

Nebraska Communities Start Plugging In - via @evworldeditor

Nebraska Communities Start Plugging In Tweet By Bill Moore The Nebraska city of Bellevue, the third largest in the state, has become one of the first to acquire electric cars for their fleet. The community whose motto has long been 'From Arrows to Aerospace' in recognition of its largest employer, nearby Offutt Air Force Base, also now can proudly proclaim it has 'plugged into the future' as it acquires its first two electric cars. Historically speaking, Bellevue, Nebraska, on the banks of the Missouri river, is the oldest non-native settlement in the state. The Omaha tribe occupied the area from time immemorial, but it would be fur trappers and traders who would set up the earliest trading post here, some 700 miles up the Muddy Mo from St. Louis, in 1822. Its fortunes would ebb and flow with those of the fur trade and later the great migration west to Oregon and the Calif...

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