Developing Youth Talent Initiative grant application period now open
2 May 2022
LINCOLN, Neb. (KSNB) - The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is accepting applications under the 2022 grant cycle of the Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI).
Applications are due by noon on June 14, 2022, via Amplifund.
A recent board retreat allowed the Phelps County Development Corporation’s board of directors to learn from other community’s successes and to generate new ideas to help grow the county. PCDC board members traveled to northeast Nebraska to Fremont’s Costco/Lincoln Premium Poultry Plant and to Wayne, where they met at...
PCDC Taking New Steps to Create HousingApr 27 2022
Phelps County needs more housing. The continued tight-housing supply in Holdrege is prompting PCDC to formulate new strategies to create housing and attract developers to the area. For the past six months, just a few dozen or fewer homes are on the market in the county each week....
The pandemic created a chance opportunity for Wood River native Mady Thelen to purchase a local dance studio and become a small-town entrepreneur. Mady graduated from Wood River High School nine years ago and then earned a bachelor’s degree in dance (with a minor in agricultural entrepreneurship) from the...