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Monday, June 26, 2017

When it comes to running a successful business, the right information at the right time can mean the difference between seizing an important opportunity—or missing...
PCDC Hires Carley Bruning to Help Grow County

Monday, June 26, 2017

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...
Cultivating Strong Business Connections

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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 Allmand...
Scholarship Recipients Return Home to Jobs

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

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...
Tillery Builds Relationships in Food Industry

Monday, April 17, 2017

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 Loan Helps Secure Downtown Brewery Project

Wednesday, March 08, 2017

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...
Holdrege Floral Finds New Owner

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

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...
Rental Homes Planned for School Property

Sunday, January 01, 2017

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...
PCDC Intern Cultivates New Opportunities

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

At least three local businesses plan to offer internships in 2017 thanks to work by PCDC intern Paige Dexter during her time in Phelps County...
Good Wages Attract Commuters to County

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

A recent Targeted Industry Study compiled for PCDC identified seven categories of business and industry that PCDC should target in its recruitment efforts. Along with...
PCDC Explores New Career Education Program

Friday, August 26, 2016

With local companies struggling to find skilled workers to fill jobs in nursing, auto-body mechanics, construction trades, diesel mechanics, welding and manufacturing trades, the Phelps...
Governor Ricketts Praises Phelps County

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

More than $700,000 has been raised so far in the Prosperity Project II Campaign that kicked off on Thursday, October 13, at Allmand Brothers. The kickoff...
PCDC Sees Bio Science Opportunities

Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Involvement in a new biosciences trade organization could lead to potential business prospects for Phelps County. PCDC recently joined Bio Nebraska to build relationships with companies...
Detours Disappear, New Streets Open

Monday, January 04, 2016

Residents of Holdrege can finally travel through town without dodging detours.   Construction was completed in November on a new Highway 6 & 34 east entrance to...
Shopping Local Makes Big Community Impact

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Holdrege voters made the future look brighter on Nov. 10 by overwhelmingly voting yes in a mail-in ballot election to renew the city’s half-cent sales...
Partnerships Open Doors to Phelps County

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Now that Phelps County has a 134-acre business and industry park, volunteers and staff have amped up marketing efforts to recruit businesses looking to expand...
Cozy Inn Benefits from PCDC Programs

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

It’s hard to imagine Holdrege without the delicious home-cooked meals at the Cozy Inn Café, but owner Pat Landrigan said without the Phelps County Development...
When All the Pieces Fit Together

Monday, September 21, 2015

The right size parcel of ground and a tax increment financing option were the final pieces of the puzzle to help Dan Janssen decide to...
Talent Comes Home for Jobs - Part 3

Monday, September 21, 2015

Three Phelps County students have received scholarships to return to the area after college to work in the agriculture and medical fields.   Nolan Breece, Ethan Johnson...
Talent Comes Home for Jobs - Part 2

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Three Phelps County students have received scholarships to return to the area after college to work in the agriculture and medical fields.   Alex Hamling, Zachary Gray...
Talent Comes Home for Jobs

Thursday, July 23, 2015

Three Phelps County students have received scholarships to return to the area after college to work in the automotive, agriculture and medical fields.   Colter Edgren, Trevor...
A New Tool in the Toolbox

Thursday, June 25, 2015

In addition to trade shows, a new web site and targeted advertising, the Phelps County Development Corporation has a new tool in its box to...
Federal Grant Could Help Save You Thousands

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Before embarking on an expansion, remodel or energy upgrade, business owners or farmers might benefit to check with the Phelps County Development Corporation first.   PCDC Executive...
Holdrege Earns Recertification

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Holdrege, Nebraska has earned recertification in the Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community Program for another five years. The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Diplomats...