Economic Gateway http://phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Tue, 12 Dec 2017 11:28:45 -0800 en-us Apply for a Scholarship http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14924 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Phelps County companies are hiring and some positions are in great demand. If you are graduating high school or have your GED and want a good paying job, move to Phelps. If you need to go back to scho... Phelps County is Convenient for Distributors http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14923 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 12 Dec 4400 15:12:37 -0800 Being located in the middle of the country has its advantages, especially for warehouse, logistics and distribution companies. Our convenient location makes it easy to move raw materials and finished ... Crowdfunding Helps Entrepreneurs Generate Funds While Researching Marketability http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14963 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When local attorney and businessman Robert McCormick decided to produce a new lithium-battery-powered commuter scooter, he chose a modern-age method to test the marketability of his product and genera... Spring Start Date Planned For New Holdrege Ball Fields http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14964 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As local kids starting swinging bats next spring to prepare for a new baseball season, a local contractor will begin moving dirt to prepare a new field of dreams. In early November, the Holdrege Ci... Businesses Make Improvements with PCDC Grant Funds http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14965 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sometimes it takes a just a little incentive to make improvements to a business. That was the goal behind PCDC’s First Impression Grants. To date, the grants have spurred five Phelps County b... Are You Dreaming or Buying a Home? http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14596 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you are working in Phelps County and have always dreamed of buying a home, now is your chance. Home prices are affordable and thanks to the Downpayment Matching Grant program, you can get free mone... Training Opportunities for Your Employees http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14595 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 How would your business benefit from improving the skills of your workforce? Whether they need to be trained on a new piece of equipment or need additional business skills to move into a management po... Leveraging Our Commodities http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14594 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 12 Dec 0000 15:10:56 -0800 Nebraska is known for agriculture and this is an area that still has plenty of room for growth. As the “breadbasket of the world”, we grow crops here and plenty of them. This creates an in... Manufacturing Companies Succeed in Nebraska http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14593 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We are looking to grow the manufacturing sector in Phelps County. As a target industry, advanced manufacturing can pay workers an average of $42,000 a year. “If we are successful in recruiting j... Award-Winning Employer http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14035 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Integrated Electrical Services in a major employer in Phelps County. They provide good wages and were listed as the #2 Mid-size company to work for. Something that makes them stand out is the power th... PCDC Moving Forward in Cooperative Efforts to Add 270 Housing Units http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14548 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Phelps County will need 270 housing units in the next five years, according to the recently completed 2017 housing study. Hanna:Keelan Associates recently presented the completed housing study to P... PCDC’s Phoenix Housing Program Begins in Bertrand http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14553 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A dilapidated property in Bertrand will soon be transformed into a new opportunity as part of PCDC’s new Phoenix housing program. This new program, launched in June, aims to encourage the con... Anderson’s Relationship Skills Helped Rural Nebraska http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14554 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 PCDC lost a long-time board member, enthusiastic promoter of Phelps County economic development and a genuine and honest friend when Tim Anderson died on Oct. 12 at age 68. Anderson was a current P... Helping Farmers Be Better http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14034 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Hawkins Manufacturing has the slogan, “Dedicated to Making the World’s Best Farmers Better.” This is a mission they have been passionately fulfilling in Nebraska. Located in Holdrege... New Apartments in Holdrege http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14033 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Groundbreaking just took place on Washington Square Apartments in Holdrege. Located where the former Washington Elementary School was, the new complex represents a $2.25 million investment in the area... Meet Horizontal TMR Mixers http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14032 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 12 Dec 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Two Nebraska businesses joined forces as Jay-Lor purchased MMI International, creating Horizontal TMR Mixers. Jake Tamminga, President of Jay-Lor was quoted as saying, “For decades we’ve b... PCDC Works To Engage Next Generation http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14199 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A recent workshop about engaging young leaders in the community gave PCDC staff some new insight and reinforced that current initiatives are on the right track. PCDC’s new Director of Busines... PCDC Grants Spur Improvements for Phelps County Businesses http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14200 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Three more Phelps County businesses will be sprucing up their store fronts thanks to PCDC’s new First Impression Grants. Firefly Landscaping/Country Partners Coop building in Loomis, Great ST... Workers Needed to Build & Repair Dreams in Phelps County http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14202 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Building someone’s dream home or kitchen or helping restore air conditioning on a sweltering summer day is a rewarding accomplishment. It’s something that local contractors get to be a par... PCDC Creates Rebranded Website to Attract New Business http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14203 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Phelps County Development Corporation has a new look. In August, PCDC launched its new rebranded website that is designed to be more user friendly for potential site selectors, business owners ... LandMark Implement Has What You Need http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14030 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agriculture is important in Nebraska and LandMark Implement, Inc. works to keep things moving. They supply equipment that is field ready. By selling both new and used equipment, they have solutions fo... Agricultural Advantage Makes Phelps County, Nebraska Ideal For Dairy Industry http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14169 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 An abundance of corn, cattle and water makes Phelps County, Nebraska, an ideal location for expanding or relocating businesses in the dairy industry. Phelps County is part of the Grow Nebraska Dair... PCDC Awards First Impressions Grant to Downtown Business http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13538 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 12 Dec 8000 15:03:55 -0800 Real Estate Connection is the first recipient of PCDC’s new First Impressions Grant and will soon begin updating its storefront with a new look. “We have been wanting to improve our fa&... Washington Square Ground Breaking Set for Aug. 29 http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13539 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 12 Dec 8000 15:03:55 -0800 Instead of welcoming hundreds of students back to school in August, the site of the former Washington elementary school will be welcoming construction workers and backhoes as work begins on the new Wa... Opportunities Abound for Nurses, Medical Aides in Phelps County http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13540 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Tue, 12 Dec 8000 15:03:55 -0800 NOTE: This is the second in series of stories about high-demand jobs in Phelps County. To read the first article about the need for diesel, ag and automotive technicians, please visit  www.phelps...