Economic Gateway http://phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 24 Jun 2017 08:41:53 -0700 en-us Good news for your business http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12424 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you’re looking for news and information that you can use to grow your business, then check out the Phelps County Development Corporation (PCDC) news and events archive. Based in Phelps Cou... Global reach—local touch http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12423 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Once upon a time, equipment like plows, tractors, and trucks were manufactured by small, local shops run by creative tinkerers willing to make the leap from horse-and-buggy days. While these early mac... Work ethic http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12422 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Starting your own business is immensely rewarding—but no one ever said it’s a walk in the park. Long hours, difficult decisions, and a lot of hard work. That’s the reality. So whe... The food revolution http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11821 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The old saying that you are what you eat appears to have taken root in the American psyche. More people than ever care deeply about where their food comes from, how it was produced, and the quality of... Where do you want to do business? http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11820 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you’re planning to move or expand your business, the site selection process can be overwhelming. Many factors go into the decision, and it’s hard to know which ones are most important. ... 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... The 21st century farm http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11819 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Juicy-sweet corn on the cob. Succulent burgers on the grill. Crisp, cool lettuce. These are some of the foods we know and love so well—foods that bring a whole host of memories and associations.... The right talent for the job http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11818 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you are an entrepreneur, then you already know that you are only as successful as the employees who help you achieve your goals. That’s why a skilled labor force is a key consideration when c... Good neighbors http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11817 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When it comes to locating your business, good neighbors can be a key consideration. Savvy site selectors know that finding the right cluster of industries can lead to key efficiencies in the up- and d... Farm country http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11076 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Since the founding of the nation, America’s agricultural industry has played a key role in the success of our economy. Today, that’s more true than ever. Farming and its related industries... Power your business to success http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11075 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A key consideration in choosing a business location is access to power utilities at competitive rates. After all, if you can’t plug your business into a strong, affordable grid, you’ll fac... 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... Tame your traffic http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11074 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sitting stuck in traffic is more than an inconvenience. It’s also a drain on your bottom line. It’s pretty simple: every minute stuck idling in traffic is time and resources wasted. Stacke... Built-to-suit http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=11073 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Most site selection processes begin with a simple choice: move into an existing structure, or start from scratch. Each has advantages—but for many businesses, the built-to-suit approach is best.... Say yes to your next lucky break http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10625 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you’re an entrepreneur you know that there’s a lot of planning and hard work that predicates success. And you probably also recognize the more elusive “lucky break”—th... 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... New Recognition Piece Honors Businesses of the Year http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10561 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new Business Wall of Fame has been created at the Phelps County Development Corporation offices. The new recognition piece will honor local businesses or organizations that have made significant ... Holdrege Floral Finds New Owner http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10444 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 For the first time in more than 55 years, John Rupe can relax a little on Valentine’s Day. As of February 1, Holdrege Floral will be under new ownership as Lori Hunt of Axtell, and her father... Advances in Technology Force Changes in Manufacturing http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10098 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Smaller manufacturing plants with fewer and more specialized employees will be a trend in the near future. That was the message PCDC Executive Director Ron Tillery heard from the recent State Chamb... Rental Homes Planned for School Property http://phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=10099 phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A former school property may soon provide an opportunity to alleviate rental housing shortages in Holdrege and provide a boost to the tax rolls. The Holdrege City Council in December approved the s...