Gina Uhing, Elkhorn Logan Valley Public Health Department director, has been named Area Person of the Year by the Norfolk Daily News and Elkhorn Valley Bank.

The award is given annually in recognition of individuals who make Northeast Nebraska a better place to live and work. According to the Norfolk Daily News, Madison County Commissioner Christian Ohl nominated Uhing.

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