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Fremont approves $250K loan for new baseball team | Rural Radio Network

Fremont approves $250K loan for new baseball team

Fremont approves $250K loan for new baseball team

FREMONT, Neb. (AP) _ City officials in Fremont have approved a $250,000 economic development loan that will help bring a new baseball team to town. The Fremont City Council approved a resolution to give a forgivable loan to Expedition League Inc., a summer collegiate baseball league. the league currently has eight teams in the Dakotas, Wyoming and Nebraska. Fremont Grant Coordinator Lottie Mitchell says the loan’s terms require Expedition League to maintain a team in Fremont for five years. Expedition League President Steve Wagner says the league is summer collegiate league is similar to a minor league baseball experience. He says the Fremont-based team will play 32 home games from late May through early August. He says the funds will be used to make upgrades to Moeller Field.

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