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Southwest Community College in Milford is known for offering high-quality choices for technical training in Nebraska that result in career placement. Currently, the campus serves...
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Posted on Feb 20, 2017
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After months of work to create a shared, common vision that provided leadership, execution and oversight of the Seward County vision, the Seward County Chamber...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2017
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The Nebraska Innovation Campus is about connecting talent, companies, and the University of Nebraska to create a unique culture of innovation, technology and progress. Strategically...
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Posted on Feb 06, 2017
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Voters for the Crete Public School System approved a record $33 million bond issue for a new high school and renovations to other school buildings....
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Posted on Jan 30, 2017
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Nebraska’s economic growth is predicted to be modest during the first six months of the new year, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Economy

Heather Broman recently passed the Certified Public Accountant exam and has joined the team at Manning and Associates. She is a 2016 graduate of Doane...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Awards and Recognition

An award of excellence in economic development was presented by U.S. Representative Adrian Smith to Landmark Snacks on Wednesday after a tour of the facility...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2017
Category: Economic Development

Powderhook announced Tuesday the nationwide launch of its mobile application, providing sportsmen and sportswomen hyper-local answers to their outdoor questions. Via the Powderhook app, users...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2017
Category: Recreation, Technology

The Callahan Chiropractic clinic, located at the Olde York Plaza, has moved from the second floor down to the ground level recently. They are now...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2017
Category: Healthcare

The city of Beatrice held open houses about downtown revitalization projects on Wednesday in which community members and downtown business owners came to voice their opinions...
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Posted on Jan 25, 2017
Category: Main Street

With campuses in Beatrice, Lincoln, and Milford, Southeast Community College provides learning opportunities for a wide-selection of individuals. Whether you are a student, fresh out...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2017
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The Southeast Community College Board of Governors last week approved the purchase of some eight acres of land north of the Falls City Aquatic Center...
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Posted on Jan 19, 2017
Category: Higher Education

York College Online has added another degree to its graduate level offerings. In addition to the Master of Arts in Education, Curriculum and Instruction, starting...
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Posted on Jan 19, 2017
Category: Higher Education

Starting this spring, York College will offer a new area of study. Building on the success of the existing business department, agriculture courses are being...
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Posted on Jan 18, 2017
Category: Higher Education

A new state report said ride services haven’t hurt taxi businesses across Nebraska. An estimated 500 people drove for either Uber or Lyft — the only...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2017
Category: Transportation

The Seward/Lincoln Regional Rail Campus is a 306 acre rail-served industrial property located in Seward, Nebraska. The shovel ready site is within close proximity to...
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Posted on Jan 16, 2017
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Falls City EDGE held its annual banquet last week at the Elks Club to celebrate 2016 and the folks who helped make it a successful...
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Posted on Jan 12, 2017
Category: Awards and Recognition

The mission of NUTech Ventures is to facilitate the commercialization and practical use of innovations generated through the research activities at the University of Nebraska....
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Posted on Jan 09, 2017
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The state’s new tourism director knows Nebraska is nice. “I am a professional traveler. I love wherever I go,” John Ricks said. “I get juiced by...
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Posted on Jan 08, 2017
Category: Awards and Recognition

The Nebraska Innovation Campus has announced a new partner. The Children’s Center for the Child & Community has moved into space on campus. The center...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Only offered at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Food Processing Center will focus on the science of beer production. “The Science Behind the Craft”, a workshop...
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Posted on Dec 26, 2016
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The Nebraska City Area Economic Development Corporation has announced the appointment of Dan Mauk as the new Executive Director. Mauk was previously the president of...
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Posted on Dec 19, 2016
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Neltnet had recently purchased ALLO Communications, an Imperial-based Internet provider, and had announced that the company will bring 1-gigabit Internet service to Lincoln. The whole...
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Posted on Dec 12, 2016
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Although after co-founding a business together, it's safe to say you know your partner well. Find out what these co-founders are giving each other this holiday...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Business Resources

Seward was one of seven Nebraska communities to be awarded a Community Development Block Grant from the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED). Seward received $30,000...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Seward

Nebraska farmers and businesses are at the forefront of the noble pursuit of feeding the world. The ever growing global population only increases Nebraska’s export...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: International

While President-elect Donald Trump begins his transition into the White House this week, world leaders are gathered in Morocco negotiating the implementation of climate change...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Economy

In 1971, Nebraska state senators championed legislation to establish the nation’s first state ethanol development program. As a farmer and state senator at the time,...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Energy

Despite current low prices, there’s plenty of optimism about the future of the livestock industry in Nebraska. That was evident at the recent annual meeting of...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Events

From shaping cities to solving hiring bias, there are a range of ways entrepreneurs are preparing our world for a better future. And with the rise of...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Business Resources

Jim Ulrich is excited about his new career challenge and it shows. Ulrich has been CEO of York General Health Care since October 27. With nearly 500...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

Recently companies say they choose Nebraska for business opportunities because of the people here and their work ethic. Now as Lincoln continues to grow, the...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Economic Development

cooter’s Coffee, the Midwest-based coffee franchise that has experienced tremendous growth over the past year, will increase their Nebraska presence with the company’s first-ever location...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
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The President of the Gage County Foundation, John Dando, has announced that the annual membership drive of the Foundation is currently underway. Last year, the...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Community

One of downtown Beatrice's most recognizable buildings celebrated its 113th birthday in October as the former home of Beatrice's Public Library continues to serve the...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Community

International trade plays a vital role in the current and future success of Nebraska agriculture. Right now, Congress is considering the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-country...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Economy

Randy Gottula is known for his voice.  He spent 40 years in the broadcast booth doing play-by-play in southeast Nebraska. Today, it’s not uncommon for people...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
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State Senator Adam Morfeld thinks Nebraska can be a better democracy. The senator representing northeast Lincoln founded the non-profit Nebraskans for Civic Reform in 2008. Morfeld...
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Posted on Dec 09, 2016
Category: Community

A $75 million fertilizer plant used to produce anhydrous ammonia which is used to inject into the ground is high in nitrogen content for farmers...
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Posted on Dec 05, 2016
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If you’re looking to either purchase or lease an available building or site in Gage County, the Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) provides a complete...
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Posted on Nov 28, 2016
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Chaney Chemical started using their new 18,000 Sq Ft. warehouse early this spring.  According to Mike and Katie Chaney it was time to build a...
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Posted on Nov 02, 2016
Category: Business Expansion

The County-Wide Fillmore County Housing Study with Strategies for Affordable Housing was completed by Hanna:Keelan Associates in July, 2016.  The study was completed with the...
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Posted on Nov 02, 2016
Category: Housing

Shortly after the official groundbreaking was held in March for the Fortigen Geneva LLC anhydrous ammonia plant dirt work began and this summer the construction...
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Posted on Nov 02, 2016
Category: Business Expansion

Jobs and the economy remain top issues this election cycle, and once again, we find some of the smartest pro-growth leaders right here in the...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Economic Development

A recently completed countywide housing study says Bradshaw’s location could position the town as a perfect “bedroom community” for those working in Aurora and York. “The...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Economic Development

Agriculture is the heart of Nebraska. As the state’s leading industry, the impact goes far beyond our food supply, providing jobs, significantly contributing to our state’s...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Agriculture

A man whose professional career has been devoted to education has been named the new executive director of the Nebraska Community College Association. Greg Adams of...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Higher

Concordia University is pleased to announce its music therapy program has been approved by the American Music Therapy Association (AMTA) as the only institution of...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Higher Education

The findings of a recently completed housing study strongly stress that York needs more new home construction on a regular basis over the course of...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Housing

Champion Home Builders, a local manufacturer of modular, HUD, Park Models and commercial structures is hosting its annual dealer and retailer event in York this...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Business Beat

Kearney could become home to a new whitewater park if some local residents have their way. The Kearney Hub reports  that the Kearney Whitewater Association has...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Community

Southeast Nebraska CASA recently welcomed a new executive director. Marci Fehlhafer of Utica began serving as the executive director on Sept. 15. Fehlhafer previously worked in...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

It took little time after its October 2015 grand opening for the Bottle Rocket Brewing Co., near Seward’s town square, to catch on in the...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
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Since 1868, the community of Seward, Nebraska has honored and celebrated the anniversary of our United States’ founding. Rich in community history, this celebration has...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Community

“Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Midwest’s premier railsite campus.” – Mayor Josh Eickmeier This 306 acre rail served industrial property located in...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Infrastructure

Seward, Nebraska? Why Seward? It’s not complicated. This city sets the standard for a high quality of life and has the statewide and national rankings...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Community

The information provided in this report indicates that a prospective new employer providing job opportunities with competitive wages and benefits and offering career opportunities would...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Reports

After months of work to create a shared, common vision for all of Seward County among nonprofit organizations, and now being adopted by local government...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
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Utica, Neb. (pop. 857) has earned designation in the Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s (DED) Leadership Certified Community Program. "The process to become a Leadership Certified...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

Civilian workers knock down concrete walls and drill holes for pipes and wires. Their mission? To create a new home for the Nebraska National Guard...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Community

When people think of Nebraska, a few particular images probably come to mind. Expansive flat plains where livestock graze, farms, winding rivers that stretch on...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

As state leaders work to improve Nebraska’s largest economic development tool, a report issued earlier this summer urges them to encourage businesses with high-skill, high-paying...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Economic Development

As Americans prepare to celebrate Labor Day, the National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA) and Nebraska's independent beer distributors are recognizing beer distribution industry employees whose...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Employment

The city of Beatrice held open houses about downtown revitalization projects on Wednesday in which community members and downtown business owners came to voice their opinions...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Economic Development

An award of excellence in economic development was presented by U.S. Representative Adrian Smith to Landmark Snacks on Wednesday after a tour of the facility...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

Two Mondays a month, a group of Freeman Elementary School students will get to interact with computers outside the classroom. But they won’t be playing Angry...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Education

Governor Pete Ricketts was on hand to mark Wednesday’s grand opening of a new facility for Centrix Solutions, a software company that provides financial institutions...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Economic Development

Bryan Health and Memorial Health Care Systems have announced the launch of Memorial eVisit, the first virtual care offering by a Nebraska rural critical access...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Healthcare

This year, Doane started Nebraska’s second engineering program. “I am really excited about it, I have been thinking about this for five years,” said Chris Wentworth,...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Higher Education

The Nebraska Rural Renaissance, an organization focused on catalyzing community and business growth in rural Nebraska, visited southeast Nebraska last week, hosting its Business Leaders’...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Economic Development

Falls City and Richardson County will be the place to be on August 21, 2017. A total solar eclipse will take place that day and...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Community

The Community Medical Center Foundation Board is launching a fundraising campaign to save the specialty clinic as part of the Falls City hospital’s expansion project. The...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2016
Category: Healthcare

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) Director Courtney Dentlinger unveiled new management practices for the state’s top marketing and business...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2016
Category: Economic Development

The result of that one call revealed itself at the end of the day Tuesday when several new features remained and a slew of weeds...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2016
Category: Employment

The York County Commissioners have agreed to keep moving forward to the next planning phase for the creation of a new 911 communications center, moving...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2016
Category: Government

Kroeker & Kroeker Insurance & Real Estate Inc., located in Henderson, has announced that Steven Stebbing has joined the firm to further develop their growing...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development is tightening up its management practices in response to a trio of recent audits. Courtney Dentlinger, the department director, said...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2016
Category: Eocnomic Development

An economist with the University of Nebraska expects strong economic growth in the state through the remainder of the year. The director of the Bureau of...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2016
Category: Economy

Beatrice Industrial LLC has purchased the former Store Kraft buildings and property with plans to proactively market the space for business uses.   The company has...
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Posted on May 13, 2016
Category: space available, manufacturing, space for lease, mixed use space available, Beatrice NE

In a city that’s had its fair share of industrial buildings go empty in recent years, having a regional company put unused property back into...
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Posted on Mar 02, 2016
Category: manufacturing

Southeast Community College in Beatrice impacts the economy of Beatrice, Gage County and surrounding areas in several ways, campus and area officials say. The college provides...
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Posted on Mar 01, 2016
Category: SCC, workforce

Posted on Jan 29, 2017
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Two Mondays a month, a group of Freeman Elementary School students will get to interact with computers outside the classroom. But they won’t be playing Angry...
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Posted on Jan 24, 2017
Category: Education