Nebraska again does well in economic development rankings
3 Mar 2020
Nebraska continued its string of high finishes in Site Selection magazine's annual rankings for corporate facility investment projects.
The Sioux City area, which includes Dakota and Dixon counties in Nebraska, came in No. 1 overall for 2019 in the small metro category (under 200,000 population), with 18 projects.
Omaha came in third among metro areas with 200,000-1 million population, with 34 projects. The city had finished first in the category in 2018.
Dave Rippe To Speak at PCDC Annual MeetingFeb 26 2020
Hastings developer and former state economic development professional Dave Rippe will give the keynote address at PCDC’s Annual Meeting on March 19. Rippe, who has been instrumental in the recent revitalization of downtown Hastings, will speak on the theme “Do Epic Stuff: Never Underestimate the Power of Thinking Small.”...
In the mid-1960s, Phelps County leaders had the vision to grow Holdrege. They heard about a company that wanted to expand in Nebraska, and they took action to recruit Beckon-Dickinson to Phelps County. BD started its Holdrege operations on October 16, 1966, in a 12,000-square-foot building with 66...
Electric scooters for adults are gaining popularity in cities around the world, where millennials are choosing this form of transportation for its low cost and energy-saving benefits. And although there are just a few scooters zipping down the streets of Holdrege, a local company is one of the leading...