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Living in Wood River is a comfortably simple, safe small town living located just close enough to the larger cities.

Centrally located in the State of Nebraska, Wood River is within 30 miles of 3 major Nebraska Cities. To the east is Grand Island, to the west is Kearney and to the south is Hastings. Making is a great place to live outside a large city and raise a family small town style. On this website you will find information about our community. Have a look around, and welcome to Wood River.

City Happenings

City council meetings are held every other Tuesday. Meetings are open to the public and encourage people to come and sit in. Check the calendar to see when the next meeting is being held.

City Agenda

Agendas are provided here on the website and the minutes can be found in our local paper The Sunbeam.

City Ordinances

City ordinances are also on file in our office.

Job Bids

Periodically the city will put out job bids for area work. Be sure to check here often for job opportunities.


The town is divided into 3 different areas or wards. Each ward is represented by a council member.             Look at the map to see which ward you are in and who represents your area.

City Employees