Economic Gateway http://phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Wed, 18 Oct 2017 04:25:25 -0700 en-us 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 Wed, 18 Oct 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... Dairy Processor Would Be Welcome First Tenant in Phelps County‚Äôs Iron Horse Industrial Park http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14220 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Bring on the ice cream! Phelps County, Nebraska, is open for business with a shovel-ready site available for a dairy processor. The 134-acre Iron Horse Industrial park just west of Holdrege in Phel... 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 Wed, 18 Oct 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 Wed, 18 Oct 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 Wed, 18 Oct 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... Enterprise Program Helps Painters, Landscapers and Others Compete for Federal Jobs http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13541 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 18 Oct 8000 15:03:55 -0800 The Nebraska Department of Roads is seeking small business owners to participate in the Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Program. The program helps women, minorities or other underrepresented busi... Housing Study Shows Need for 270 Additional Phelps County Homes or Rentals http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13243 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The results of a Phelps County housing survey are in, and it’s no surprise that the county faces a housing shortage. The survey attracted 404 responses and estimated a need for 270 homes, inc... Mechanical and Technical Skills Needed at Area Ag & Automotive Businesses http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13244 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NOTE: This is the first in a four-part series on high-demand jobs in Phelps County. Be sure to read next month’s e-newsletter to find out what other areas careers are “hot” for local... PCDC Hires Carley Bruning to Help Grow County http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12705 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A former college athlete who excelled in sports and academics has been hired as the Director of Business Services for the Phelps County Development Corporation. Carley Bruning, a native of Edison, ... Washington Square Apartments Questions Answered http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12706 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Construction will begin soon on 18 new apartment townhomes on the former Washington school property in Holdrege. The project is expected to meet the need for more rental homes for the local workforce.... Cultivating Strong Business Connections http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12185 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Economic development work often focuses on new businesses. But, one of Phelps County Development Corporation’s roles involves supporting existing businesses, especially large employers like Allm... Scholarship Recipients Return Home to Jobs http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12186 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Several area college graduates have returned to Phelps County this spring to start full-time jobs with assistance from the Phelps County High-Demand Jobs Scholarships. The scholarships are intended... Tillery Builds Relationships in Food Industry http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11386 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Phelps County boasts quality commodities like corn, soybeans and cattle, an abundant water supply and a great quality of life. Most residents know those facts, but PCDC Executive Director Ron Tille... PCDC Pledges Funds to Construct Baseball/Softball Complex http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11392 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Construction of a long-awaited Holdrege youth baseball/softball complex could begin as early as August with a major pledge from the Phelps County Development Corporation. PCDC Executive Director Ro... PCDC Loan Helps Secure Downtown Brewery Project http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10860 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Lost Way Brewery is the first recipient of the Phelps County Development Corporation’s new Building Improvement Program. Lost Way owners Mark and Jessica Kraus and Jason and Kimberly Hines ha... New Builders Bureau Keeps Local Contractors in the Loop http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10862 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Phelps County Development Corporation has invited all local contractors and suppliers to join its new PCDC Builders Bureau to stay better informed on opportunities to bid on area construction proj... Osborne Gives Timeless Advice at PCDC Annual Meeting http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10559 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Former Nebraska Football Coach Tom Osborne delighted a crowd of 120 PCDC supporters at the annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, at Taste of Texas in downtown Holdrege. Osborne spoke to the crowd abo... New Young Professionals Group Aims to Create Community Connections http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10560 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A Sun Theater date night, a St. Patty’s Day party and a local fund-raiser are just a few of the events lined up for the new Holdrege Young Professionals group that is getting into full swing thi...