Economic Gateway http://www.phelpscountyne.com Phelps County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Wed, 21 Feb 2018 03:12:04 -0800 en-us Build Faster in Phelps County http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15996 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you looking to build a commercial property for your business or for an investment? If the thought of finding the right location, going through the permitting process and paying for the infrastruct... Plastics Companies are Headed to Nebraska http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15995 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Mon, 21 Feb 2400 15:18:42 -0800 There is a lot of momentum in Nebraska for plastics manufacturing. Advanced manufacturing is the second largest economic driver in Nebraska. Plastics manufacturing plays an important role in this, wit... Titan Machinery Has What You Need http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15994 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As an equipment manufacture, Titan has an incredible reputation for building machines that work. In Nebraska, you can find Titan equipment in the fields, on construction sites and around town. They se... A Home for Mom and Dad http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15394 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Helping parents enter an assisted living or skilled nursing facility is not easy. This is a significant transition for anyone to make and the home chosen is going to make a serious impact on how well ... New Group Offers “Concrete Solutions” to Upcoming Highway Construction http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15809 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A highway reconstruction project will limit access to many Holdrege businesses this spring and summer and will surely cause residents and travelers to wonder how to get to the front door of a local re... PCDC Housing Programs Spark Housing Boom in Loomis http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15810 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 PCDC’s housing incentives have sparked the construction of three new spec homes in Loomis plus the upcoming demolition of dilapidated properties in Holdrege and Bertrand to create space for new ... Feb. 15 Deadline Approaches for High-Demand Jobs Scholarship http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15811 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Graduating seniors, college students or underemployed workers seeking a Phelps County career are encouraged to apply for the high-demand jobs scholarships offered by the Phelps County Development Corp... The Agricultural Advantage Makes Phelps County Ideal for Poultry Industry http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15748 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With ag-friendly communities, an abundance of feed and water and experienced livestock producers, Nebraska and Phelps County make an ideal location for expanding or relocating businesses in the poultr... Secure More Training for Employees http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15429 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Mon, 21 Feb 8000 15:17:00 -0800 The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an excellent community resource, located only 31 miles from Phelps County. Employers can benefit by sending their employees here to improve their education. By... PCDC Meeting Provides Statistics on Retail Opportunities http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15739 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Mon, 21 Feb 8000 15:17:00 -0800 Business owners, future entrepreneurs and the public are invited to learn about local shopping trends and retail opportunities at an upcoming meeting sponsored by the Phelps County Development Corpora... Central NE Public Power Essential To Our Story http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15393 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What did farmers do without public water? What happened when the weather simply didn’t cooperate? Crop shortages and economic disaster used to be a more significant fear among farmers but thanks... Meet the Businesses at Brewster Field http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15392 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Mon, 21 Feb 8400 15:15:39 -0800 We have an amazing regional airport in Brewster Field and several businesses are making use of it. In addition to fuel and maintenance services being offered at the airport, recreational businesses al... Come Fly with Me http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15391 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We don’t know if Frank Sinatra was thinking about Nebraska when he sung this song, but you can grab your loved one and take them on an adventure by flying out of Brewster Field in Holdrege. As a... Briggs & Stratton Donates $5,000 to Boost HPS Technology http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15506 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A donation from the Briggs & Stratton Foundation will help students at Holdrege High School gain valuable career skills. The foundation has awarded a $5,000 grant to HHS to upgrade welding, rob... PCDC Offers New Service to Help Area Retailers Grow http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15508 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new service will be available to Phelps County retail businesses in 2018 that will help business owners identify opportunities to grow their businesses, thus improving the quality of life for reside... Two Local Moms Opening New Extended-Hour Child Care http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=15509 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new child-care center with extended hours will open in Holdrege in early 2018. Jamie Johnson and Andrae Matthews have formed a partnership to open Wiggles & Giggles Academy, which will serve ... Amazing Healthcare in Phelps County http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14926 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Where do you want to go for healthcare when you are sick? For people in and around Phelps County, the answer is often Phelps Memorial Health Center. Here, patients can find world-class healthcare deli... Free Downpayment Assistance http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14925 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Mon, 21 Feb 4000 15:13:58 -0800 Do you want to purchase a home in Phelps County? If you work in the area and are looking to settle here, we can help by providing additional money for your downpayment. This downpayment matching grant... Apply for a Scholarship http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14924 www.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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14923 www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news Mon, 21 Feb 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://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14963 www.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... Are You Dreaming or Buying a Home? http://www.phelpscountyne.com/phelps/news/?item=14596 www.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://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 Mon, 21 Feb 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...