Source: The York News-Times YORK-A 30-year veteran of the ethanol and soybean processing industry, innovator Russ Zeeck, gazing upon a seemingly endless sea of com stubble one day, had a vision in which he saw much more than stalks, leaves, and cobs left to rot. What Zeeck thought must surely be possible then has since […]
By TAMMY BAIN email@example.com | Posted: Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:00 am The western Nebraska village of Venango will soon have access to solar power. The Venango Community Solar Project will host a groundbreaking ceremony just northeast of the village at 3:30 p.m. MST Wednesday, with an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. at the […]
Over $200,000 Awarded to Seven Communities for Downtown Planning and Pre-development Work (News release from Nebraska Department of Economic Development) NOVEMBER 29, 2016 (LINCOLN, NEB.) —The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $206,550 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to seven Nebraska communities to complete Phase I (pre-development and planning) in the […]
Community earns LCC recognition by focusing on business retention and downtown revitalization NOVEMBER 10, 2016 (LINCOLN, NEB.)— The Department of Economic Development (DED) has recognized Creighton, Neb. (pop. 1,105) as a Leadership Certified Community in the state of Nebraska. DED Field Service Manager, Sheryl Hiatt, honored community leaders during a special presentation at Creighton’s City […]
Fall Right Into These October Publications from NPPD’s Economic Development Team!
WASHINGTON, DC (Sept. 27, 2016) – Nebraska Public Power District Economic Development (NPPD) received a Silver Excellence in Economic Development Award for its 2016 Geneva Community Guide project in the category of General Purpose Print Brochure for communities with populations less than 25,000 from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at […]
(Cleveland, OH) – Nicole Sedlacek, Economic Development Specialist for Nebraska Public Power District (NPPD) out of O’Neill, Nebraska, earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), a national recognition that denotes a mastery of skills in economic development, professional attainment and a commitment to personal and professional growth. The CEcD exam was administered by the […]
Check out these new publications for September: The Doniphan Community Guide; North Platte 640 Acre Available Industrial Site; and three Trend Studies: Cuming County; Ogallala, Keith County; and York County.
Nebraska Public Power District is partnering up with the Nebraska Department of Economic Development, Omaha Public Power District, and Black Hills Energy to offer community and economic development leaders across the state an opportunity to learn more about Location One Information Systems (LOIS) to help market available sites and buildings in your community to prospective […]
YORK – York received important recognition over the weekend as this city and that of Bellevue were named “Communities of the Year” by the Nebraska Diplomat organization. During the Nebraska Diplomats Passport Weekend, a banquet was held Friday at the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln – during which the award was presented by Governor Pete Ricketts. Accepting the […]