Economic Gateway http://www.phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 23 Nov 2017 19:54:07 -0800 en-us Training Opportunities for Your Employees http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14595 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14594 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Thu, 23 Nov 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14593 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14035 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14548 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14553 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14554 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14034 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14033 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14032 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Thu, 23 Nov 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14199 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14200 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14202 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14203 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14030 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14169 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13538 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Thu, 23 Nov 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13539 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Thu, 23 Nov 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13540 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Thu, 23 Nov 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13541 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Thu, 23 Nov 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13243 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=13244 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12705 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12706 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=12185 www.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...