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Companies Seeks Franchisees for Phelps County

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

National franchise opportunities exist for Phelps County, and PCDC wants to assist anyone interested in exploring this opportunity. The interest in Phelps County was welcome news...
New Coffee Drive-Thru Opening in Holdrege

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

One of Holdrege’s busiest intersections will soon become home to a new Nebraska-based drive-thru coffee business. Josi Orsi, Senior Marketing Manager for Scooter’s, said the company...
How Vegas Will Help Holdrege Grow

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Real estate developers and owners of major retailers from around the globe descended upon Las Vegas in mid-May for RECon, the Global Retail Real Estate...
TIF Projects Make Big Impact on Phelps County

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Past construction projects involving tax increment financing in Holdrege have helped increase the city’s taxable valuation by $21 million. “TIF is a powerful tool that helps...
Phelps County Housing Strategies for 2022

Monday, April 30, 2018

In Phelps County, we believe in planning for the future, especially when it comes to housing. The Phelps County Development Corporation (PCDC) is focused on...
Westcott Appointed as New PCDC Board Member

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Shane Westcott is carrying on a family legacy as he begins his term on the board of the Phelps County Development Corporation. Shane’s dad, Marvin, served...
Apply for the First Impressions Grant

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Businesses in Phelps County can apply for the First Impressions Grant and use the money to improve the appearance of their building. This is an...
We’ve Got Milk in Nebraska

Monday, February 26, 2018

The dairy industry is important in Nebraska. We’ve got milk and lots of it, but there is plenty of room for growth in this industry....
Build Faster in Phelps County

Monday, February 19, 2018

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...
Plastics Companies are Headed to Nebraska

Monday, February 12, 2018

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...
Titan Machinery Has What You Need

Monday, February 05, 2018

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...
A Home for Mom and Dad

Monday, January 29, 2018

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...
Secure More Training for Employees

Monday, January 22, 2018

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...
Meet the Businesses at Brewster Field

Monday, January 08, 2018

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...
Come Fly with Me

Monday, January 01, 2018

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...
Amazing Healthcare in Phelps County

Monday, December 25, 2017

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...
Free Downpayment Assistance

Monday, December 18, 2017

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...
Apply for a Scholarship

Monday, December 11, 2017

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...
Phelps County is Convenient for Distributors

Monday, December 04, 2017

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...
Are You Dreaming or Buying a Home?

Monday, November 27, 2017

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...
Leveraging Our Commodities

Monday, November 13, 2017

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...
Manufacturing Companies Succeed in Nebraska

Monday, November 06, 2017

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...
Award-Winning Employer

Monday, October 30, 2017

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....
PCDC Generates Leads at World Dairy Expo

Thursday, October 26, 2017

The cow population could look a little different in Phelps County in a few years thanks to recent efforts by PCDC to recruit a dairy...
Helping Farmers Be Better

Monday, October 23, 2017

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...
New Apartments in Holdrege

Monday, October 16, 2017

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...
Meet Horizontal TMR Mixers

Monday, October 09, 2017

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...
PCDC Works To Engage Next Generation

Tuesday, October 03, 2017

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...
LandMark Implement Has What You Need

Monday, October 02, 2017

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...
Get the inside scoop

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...
Good news for your business

Monday, June 19, 2017

If you’re looking for news and information that you can use to grow your business, then check out the Phelps County Development Corporation (PCDC) news...
Global reach—local touch

Monday, June 12, 2017

Once upon a time, equipment like plows, tractors, and trucks were manufactured by small, local shops run by creative tinkerers willing to make the leap...
Work ethic

Monday, June 05, 2017

Starting your own business is immensely rewarding—but no one ever said it’s a walk in the park. Long hours, difficult decisions, and a lot of...
The food revolution

Monday, May 29, 2017

The old saying that you are what you eat appears to have taken root in the American psyche. More people than ever care deeply about...
Where do you want to do business?

Monday, May 22, 2017

If you’re planning to move or expand your business, the site selection process can be overwhelming. Many factors go into the decision, and it’s hard...
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...
The 21st century farm

Monday, May 15, 2017

Juicy-sweet corn on the cob. Succulent burgers on the grill. Crisp, cool lettuce. These are some of the foods we know and love so well—foods...
The right talent for the job

Monday, May 08, 2017

If you are an entrepreneur, then you already know that you are only as successful as the employees who help you achieve your goals. That’s...
Good neighbors

Monday, May 01, 2017

When it comes to locating your business, good neighbors can be a key consideration. Savvy site selectors know that finding the right cluster of industries...
Farm country

Monday, April 24, 2017

Since the founding of the nation, America’s agricultural industry has played a key role in the success of our economy. Today, that’s more true than...
Power your business to success

Monday, April 17, 2017

A key consideration in choosing a business location is access to power utilities at competitive rates. After all, if you can’t plug your business into...
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...
Tame your traffic

Monday, April 10, 2017

Sitting stuck in traffic is more than an inconvenience. It’s also a drain on your bottom line. It’s pretty simple: every minute stuck idling in...
Built-to-suit

Monday, April 03, 2017

Most site selection processes begin with a simple choice: move into an existing structure, or start from scratch. Each has advantages—but for many businesses, the...
Say yes to your next lucky break

Monday, March 27, 2017

If you’re an entrepreneur you know that there’s a lot of planning and hard work that predicates success. And you probably also recognize the more...
Take a step back

Monday, March 20, 2017

Here’s a problem faced by many entrepreneurs: You spend so much time juggling the myriad tasks required to run a business that you seldom have...
Plastics outperforming

Monday, March 13, 2017

While the entire economy was hit by the recession a decade ago, one segment has recovered more quickly and grown more rapidly: Plastics. Fueled in...
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...
Find your new home here

Monday, March 06, 2017

Finding a location for your new or existing business requires a lot of research. Utilities, space, and relevant suppliers and customers are all key considerations. Here...
On the road to everywhere

Monday, February 27, 2017

A hundred years ago, when the economy was largely local, getting raw goods in and manufactured goods out was a relatively simple affair. Today, warehousing, logistics,...
Value-add a valuable opportunity

Monday, February 20, 2017

How often do you cook a meal from scratch with no condiments or prepared ingredients?  Most of us probably do that once in a while…...
Location assistance for manufacturers

Monday, February 13, 2017

While it may seem like half the items you buy are marked “made in China,” the truth is a little more complicated. The fact is that...
Managing the farm economy

Monday, February 06, 2017

Most folks with no farm experience think of the farm economy as a simple thing. Farmers grow food, and somehow or another we get to...
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...
A bright success story

Monday, January 30, 2017

Today’s industrial landscape is a complicated place, but those who master it are destined for success. One such success story, here in Phelps County, NE, is...
Say yes to your next lucky break

Monday, January 23, 2017

If you’re an entrepreneur you know that there’s a lot of planning and hard work that predicates success. And you probably also recognize the more...
Want to be your own boss?

Monday, January 16, 2017

Most entrepreneurs cite the desire to be their own boss as their top incentive. Well, be careful what you wish for! Running a business can...
Crafted for quality

Monday, January 09, 2017

When it comes to your automobile, most of us want something efficient, safe, and easy on the eyes. Heavy equipment? It’s all about strength. Today’s heavy...
A diverse farm economy

Monday, January 02, 2017

When they think about the ag sector, most folks tend to think about farmers. That’s natural enough, but the farm economy includes a lot of...
Sweeney Finds Niche in Wedding Videography

Sunday, January 01, 2017

Downtown Loomis may soon become a one-stop shop for brides and grooms as a second wedding-related business will open there in the spring of 2017. Andrew...
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...
The 21st century farm

Monday, December 26, 2016

Juicy-sweet corn on the cob. Succulent burgers on the grill. Crisp, cool lettuce. These are some of the foods we know and love so well—foods...
Power your business to success

Monday, December 19, 2016

A key consideration in choosing a business location is access to power utilities at competitive rates. After all, if you can’t plug your business into...
Good neighbors

Monday, December 12, 2016

When it comes to locating your business, good neighbors can be a key consideration. Savvy site selectors know that finding the right cluster of industries...
Tame your traffic

Monday, December 05, 2016

Sitting stuck in traffic is more than an inconvenience. It’s also a drain on your bottom line. It’s pretty simple: every minute stuck idling in...
Housing Study Expected to Begin in Early 2017

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A recent Targeted Industry Study showed that Phelps County employers attract a larger number of regional commuters because of the high wages paid here. Local organizations,...
Good news for your business

Monday, November 28, 2016

If you’re looking for news and information that you can use to grow your business, then check out the Phelps County Development Corporation (PCDC) news...
Take a step back

Monday, November 21, 2016

Here’s a problem faced by many entrepreneurs: You spend so much time juggling the myriad tasks required to run a business that you seldom have...
Work ethic

Monday, November 14, 2016

Starting your own business is immensely rewarding—but no one ever said it’s a walk in the park. Long hours, difficult decisions, and a lot of...
Built-to-suit

Monday, November 07, 2016

Most site selection processes begin with a simple choice: move into an existing structure, or start from scratch. Each has advantages—but for many businesses, the...
Get the inside scoop

Monday, October 31, 2016

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...
Help Build a Bustling Downtown

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Downtown business owners and anyone interested in local downtown revitalization are encouraged to attend a “Downtown After 5” Webinar at 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 1,...
Global reach—local touch

Monday, October 24, 2016

Once upon a time, equipment like plows, tractors, and trucks were manufactured by small, local shops run by creative tinkerers willing to make the leap...
Farm country

Monday, October 17, 2016

Since the founding of the nation, America’s agricultural industry has played a key role in the success of our economy. Today, that’s more true than...
The right talent for the job

Monday, October 10, 2016

If you are an entrepreneur, then you already know that you are only as successful as the employees who help you achieve your goals. That’s...
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...
Find your new home here

Monday, October 03, 2016

Finding a location for your new or existing business requires a lot of research. Utilities, space, and relevant suppliers and customers are all key considerations. Here...
A Good Reason Why

Monday, September 26, 2016

Considering that many entrepreneurs start or expand their business successfully on their own, one might be left wondering - why work with Phelps County Development...
AgWest Commodities

Monday, September 19, 2016

As a leader in the Ag Industry, Nebraska has a lot to offer for both farmers and larger businesses. AgWest Commodities has been working in the...
A Genie in a Bottle

Monday, September 12, 2016

Ever wish you were able to find a genie so that you might ask it for enough money to start or expand your business? Phelps...
Ag Home

Monday, September 05, 2016

Phelps County and the Iron Horse Business and Industry Park are available to a variety of interested businesses - but there is no denying that...
Manufacturing and Beef

Monday, August 29, 2016

While the leading industry in Phelps County is the Ag Industry, there are other local businesses that have proven to be successful. Located in Holdrege, Hawkins...
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...
The Site Set For You

Monday, August 22, 2016

Without a doubt, the best place in Phelps County for new or expanding businesses is within the Iron Horse Business and Industry Park. It has...
Lifelong Friends

Monday, August 15, 2016

Throughout life, friends come and go as life changes, but in Phelps County, the Phelps County Development Corporation is here to help new and expanding...
Fertilizing Your Business

Monday, August 08, 2016

It always helps to have a few friends or partners; in Phelps County, anyone in the Ag Industry will find a variety of potential partners...
Local Cargill

Monday, August 01, 2016

Regardless if you’re a first time businessman looking to start a new local enterprise, or an established corporation looking to expand, Phelps County and the...
Local News For You

Monday, July 25, 2016

Turning on a television or a computer can easily bring you News from around the world; sometimes even faster than news about your local community. In...
Clean Water in Abundance

Monday, July 18, 2016

The region’s agricultural and business is dependent on water that regularly recharges in the Ogalla Aquifer, ensuring long-term success. Phelps County business,  Earth Science Labs, helps...
A Helping Hand

Monday, July 11, 2016

The goal of the PCDC is simple - inspire collaboration to bring about economic success. In Phelps County, this doesn’t just mean inside the county,...
Farm Equipment and Distribution

Monday, July 04, 2016

With open fields as far as the eye can see, it is no wonder that Nebraska is so big in the Ag Industry. In Phelps...
Individual Help

Monday, June 27, 2016

The power behind rural communities is based in their ability to work together. In Phelps County, the PCDC takes this to heart, working alongside local,...
Scholarship Recipients Return Home to Jobs

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

As PCDC announces the third round of high-demand jobs scholarships, the fruits of the labor are becoming evident as previous scholarship winners return home to...
Medical Manufacturing

Monday, June 20, 2016

Although the main focus of Nebraska industries is on Ag, there are a variety of businesses that have been able to find success across both...
Small Business Assistance

Monday, June 13, 2016

Whether starting a new business, or expanding a small enterprise, it might feel overwhelming to handle everything alone - but Phelps County has you covered. Working...
A Friendly Neighbor

Monday, June 06, 2016

Just like being the new kid in school requires a few friends to make life easy, having a friendly neighbor next to your new or...
Reference and Referral

Monday, May 30, 2016

While the problems of your business are on a different scale than that of the President’s, Phelps County Development Corporation believes that you should have...
Social Social Media

Monday, May 23, 2016

The “social” in social media doesn’t have to be about friends - it can be about networking and finding business partners or those who can...
Tools for Advice

Monday, May 16, 2016

Whether looking for help or attempting to start or expand a business on your own, the process can be overwhelming. Thanks to experts and partners throughout...
Study Reveals Campaign Support

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

The Phelps County Development Corporation board has voted to move forward with a fund-raising campaign to support a five-year strategic plan after a recent feasibility...
A History of Success

Monday, May 09, 2016

Integrated into the community in 1998, the Phelps County Development Corporation has been helping local businesses succeed. In 2000, we helped the Allmand Bros. with...
Trainway

Monday, May 02, 2016

Planes, trains, and automobiles! For Phelps County Nebraska, the most important of the three is trains - the NKCR and BNSF railways. Stretching across the United...
Location of Ease

Monday, April 25, 2016

If you ask anyone in Phelps County where the best site for new and expanding businesses is located, they’ll tell you to take a look...
A Suitable Partner

Monday, April 18, 2016

Starting or expanding a business is a lot of work - almost too much work to handle alone. In Phelps County, a partner is already...
Star Wars

Monday, April 11, 2016

The Star Wars have once again entered theaters around the world, pitting large scale conglomerates against little, soul-searching communities. But back home, in Phelps County, there...
Interviews Begin For New PCDC Director

Monday, April 11, 2016

The search is almost over for a new executive director to lead the Phelps County Development Corporation into the next season of growth.   So far, 19...
Iron Horse Business and Industry Park

Monday, April 04, 2016

Regardless of location, the major factors in choosing a site for your new or expanding business depends upon the available workforce, incentives, and access to...
PCDC Connects Business Owners to Resources

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The Phelps County Development Corporation has a tool box full of ways to help local businesses thrive.   Succession planning, new product lines and loans and grants...
Cranes Lure Site Selectors to Central Nebraska

Tuesday, March 22, 2016

The annual Sandhill Crane migration gave the Phelps County Development Corporation and other area economic development agencies the perfect opportunity to show that Central Nebraska...
What Can LB840 Do for YOU?

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The local option sales tax has provided many new opportunities for Holdrege entrepreneurs since it began in 2003.   From business transitions to façade improvements, the tax...
Plastics Manufacturers Sought by PCDC

Friday, April 17, 2015

With a 134-acre business and industry park now available in Phelps County, work has begun to recruit new companies to the new site. In addition...
Holdrege recertifies for economic progress

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Article By: Kearney Hub   |   Jessica Kokesh HOLDREGE — Holdrege has been re-certified for another five years in the Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community Program. Sponsored by...
Supporting Businesses Like YOURS

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Part of the mission of the Phelps County Development Corporation is to retain existing businesses and provide the support they need. Here are two upcoming...
PCDC and Partners Commission Event Center Study

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

A new event center could be in Phelps County’s future. The Phelps County Development Corporation and a local funding coalition have partnered to hire Core Distinction...
Donohue Thankful For Small-Town Opportunity

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

PCDC will be seeking a new team member after Alli Donohue announced her resignation effective May 22. Alli, who is originally from Pennsylvania, will be moving...
Operations Manager Hired at Allmand Bros.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Jim Kaplinksi has been hired as the Operations Manager for Allmand Bros./Briggs & Stratton’s Holdrege site. Jim, who has more than 15 years of operational leadership...
PCDC Annual Meeting Features Tom Osborne

Wednesday, February 01, 2017

Two local entities will be honored and a state celebrity will speak at PCDC’s annual meeting on Thursday, Feb. 9, making the event a fun...
Generating Leads for New Business

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

A Phelps County presence at a worldwide metal fabricating and welding conference in Las Vegas may help generate future business and jobs locally. PCDC Executive Director...
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...
New 5-Year Plan at Top of PCDC Work

Friday, August 26, 2016

A new strategic plan, a campaign feasibility study, selling ground for a business expansion, student scholarships and business grants were some of the PCDC accomplishments...
Intern Connects With 54 Business Owners

Friday, July 22, 2016

PCDC summer intern Paige Dexter has been hitting the pavement in Phelps County this summer talking to area business owners to encourage internship programs and...
PCDC Prepares for Prosperity Project II

Friday, July 22, 2016

PCDC volunteers and staff are gearing up for a $1.1 million campaign this fall with continued behind-the-scenes work, including refining the strategic plan based on...
Congratulations to Janssen & Sons

Friday, July 01, 2016

PCDC would like to congratulate Dan Janssen and Janssen & Sons Ford on the opening of its new location on West Highway 6 & 34...
Diedrichsen Leads With Action

Monday, April 11, 2016

PCDC’s Board President Fred Diedrichsen received the Holdrege Area Chamber of Commerce’s Trailblazer of the Year award at the April 8 banquet.   The award recognizes an...
PCDC Seeks Director Applications By April 15

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The search is on for a new PCDC executive director.   “The person we are looking for will lead, promote, and help us move our community forward,”...
Now Hiring Executive Director

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Phelps County Development Corporation is seeking a dynamic, outgoing Executive Director who enjoys meeting, promoting and working with people!   The right candidate will direct our...
New Orscheln's More Visible

Monday, January 04, 2016

A new expanded Orscheln’s store opened November 2 in west Holdrege, and customers couldn’t be happier.   “I love it,” said Dennis Nelson of Holdrege, who shops...
Remodeled Runza Entices More Customers

Monday, January 04, 2016

One week after the new Orscheln’s store opened, an expanded Runza store opened a few blocks east.   Runza Store Manager Nicolle Vanderlinde said a crowd was...
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...
EDGE Gives Boost to Local Businesses

Monday, January 04, 2016

Aspiring brew masters, a professional organizer and two owners of a local clothing boutique are among the participants of the  2015 EDGE class.   From business plans...
Learn, Network at Business in Motion

Monday, January 04, 2016

Are you a business owner who wants to learn more about time management, marketing or other issues your business may be facing? Glean knowledge from...
New Partnership Connects Students to Careers

Monday, January 04, 2016

The Phelps County Development Corporation is partnering with the Nebraska Cooperative Extension to offer a new program to area ninth graders to expose them to...
First State Bank Remodel Complete

Monday, January 04, 2016

A lobby and office remodel has been completed at the First State Bank of Holdrege. Branch president James Arnold said the remodel, which began in...
Generating New Leads for Business

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

A Phelps County presence at a worldwide metal fabricating and welding conference in Chicago may help generate future business and jobs locally.   PCDC Executive Director Monica...
Patience and Preparation Key to Recruiting Business

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

With the Phelps County Development Corporation’s top priority of retaining current businesses, the sale of land to Janssen Ford was a perfect fit.   “It’s great,” PCDC...
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...
Discover Holdrege in New Community Guide

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

A new Holdrege community guide that will be used as a recruitment tool and as a resource for local residents has just been released.   The 36-page...
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...
Let's Name That Park!

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Phelps County’s business and industry park will soon have an official name and will be annexed into the city of Holdrege, making the park more...
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...
Give Your Business the EDGE

Thursday, July 23, 2015

The owner of a new Holdrege real estate business said the PK EDGE class gave him valuable tools and resources to start his new business.   Scott...
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...
Reeling in the Big Fish

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

With the task of recruiting a new business or industry growing more competitive each year, how can Phelps County successfully “reel in a big fish?”   Like...
Briggs & Stratton New to Holdrege

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The sale of Allmand Bros., one of Phelps County’s largest manufacturers and employers, has been completed. Yet, the sign outside the company still says Allmand Bros.,...
Good News from Allmand Brothers!

Thursday, August 14, 2014

A Letter from Roger Allmand ...   August 14, 2014   Ladies and Gentlemen:   In view of our vision of who we are striving to be as a company -...
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...
Grants for Women-Owned Businesses

Friday, May 09, 2014

SBA Hosts Weekly Office Hours Webinars for Women Entrepreneurs on Women-Owned Small Business Federal Contract Program WASHINGTON – Women business owners are invited to learn more...
Free Money for Downtown Restoration

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

The Façade Improvement Project grant is a joint effort of the City of Holdrege, the Holdrege Chamber of Commerce and PCDC and part of the...