MARCH 16, 2016 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—Cozad, Neb. (pop.3934) has earned its recertification in the Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community Program. The city was originally certified in September 2007 and recertified in December 2010 and February 2016. DED Director of Business Development Dan Curran attended a luncheon today to recognize the City’s efforts. The program is sponsored […]
FILLMORE COUNTY — Officials from the state and local level Friday helped kick off a $75 million anhydrous ammonia plant that will be built near Geneva. Gov. Pete Ricketts visited the site for a groundbreaking ceremony, praising Fortigen LLC’s new venture as the perfect intersection of two top industries in Nebraska — agriculture and manufacturing. “When we’re […]
STEP Program has aided Nebraska small businesses in opening up overseas markets LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Economic Development Director (DED) Courtney Dentlinger joined Nebraska small business owners and representatives of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to highlight the success of the State Trade and Export Program (STEP) grant program […]
Check out NPPD’s Jan-Feb 2016 publications including these Trend Studies: St. Paul, Howard County; Nance County; and Ord, Valley County. The following site brochures: Columbus 162 and 55.77 acres, Geneva 5.03, 12.91, and 60.3 acres along with these building brochures: Columbus 116,214 and 158,435 square feet, Exeter 8,800 square feet, and Kearney 60,000 square feet.
State of Nebraska Media Release: Gov. Ricketts Announces Site Selection Award Magazine ranks Nebraska second highest for most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capita OMAHA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Site Selection magazine has awarded Nebraska with its Governor’s Cup as the number two state in the nation in 2015 with the […]
By MIKE BUHLER firstname.lastname@example.org | Posted: Friday, January 29, 2016 12:25 pm OCT Pipe’s much-anticipated debut in Norfolk took another big step in becoming reality Friday morning. In a special meeting, the Norfolk City Council approved providing up to $1 million in Keno lottery proceeds to OCT as an incentive to complete development activities on […]
Check out NPPD’s December 2015 publications including Chambers and Hartington Community Guides and Tekamah, Burt County and Dawson County Trend Studies.
JANUARY 5, 2016 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—Scottsbluff, Neb. (pop. 15,023), has earned its recertification in the Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community Program. The city was originally certified in April 2007 and recertified in October 2010 and November 2015. The program is sponsored by the Nebraska Diplomats and administered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED). Designation […]
(Lincoln Journal Star) — JournalStar.com reports that Courtney Dentlinger of Norfolk will be Nebraska’s new director of economic development. Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts announced the news earlier this week. Dentlinger, 39, who currently serves as executive director of the Norfolk Area Economic Development Council, will start at DED on Jan. 11, the story notes. http://journalstar.com/business/local/ricketts-chooses-economic-development-director-says-she-understands-nebraska/article_b20430bf-fe3e-582a-8c72-5ae829d68fdf.html
DECEMBER 16, 2015 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—Ravenna, Neb. (pop.1,378) has earned designation in the Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s (DED) Certified Leadership Community Program. “It was a great accomplishment to become a Certified Leadership Community,” said Ravenna Mayor Peg Dethlefs. “The City and Economic Development Corporation have worked closely to improve the Ravenna community as a whole.” […]