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Reinke has recognized Brad Carlson and Greg Quiring with Plains Equipment Group in York with a 5-year PLUS Program Longevity Award. Carlson and Quiring each...
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Posted on Nov 07, 2017
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Assessment of property is complete, says YCDC director YORK – York County Development Corporation Director Lisa Hurley, along with city officials, have announced that the “comprehensive...
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Posted on Nov 06, 2017
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It is quite an accomplishment to have a 10-month safe work period that equaled 250,000 man-hours without an accident or incident and is something special...
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Posted on Nov 05, 2017
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FHR Starts Construction at the Fairmont Site for a New High Protein Feed Ingredient Kevin Karasiuk, manager at the Flint Hills Resources ethanol plant in...
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Posted on Nov 05, 2017
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YORK – The York County Commissioners have approved a grant from the Visitors Improvement Fund for a beautification project in downtown Gresham. York County Visitors Bureau...
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Posted on Nov 03, 2017
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York Area Ag Hall of Fame display is officially opened at Wessels Living History Farm YORK – “Fall on the Farm” was celebrated in several ways...
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Posted on Nov 02, 2017
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Corn and soybean yields continue to exceed farmers’ expectations across the Midwest, suggesting USDA estimates may have been closer than many had thought. Prices continue to...
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Posted on Nov 01, 2017
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NEworks is a portal designed by the state of Nebraska to connect workers and employers. We have highly skilled workers in Nebraska and more and...
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Posted on Oct 30, 2017
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Workers, volunteers and businesses were recognized for their contributions to the area at the Beatrice Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual member awards luncheon. The event, held...
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Posted on Oct 30, 2017
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Ten juniors and seniors from Beatrice High School were among more than 200,000 high school students around the country to take part in national Manufacturing...
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Posted on Oct 29, 2017
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Southeast Community College is committed to its mission of providing a qualified workforce in career and technical fields and affordable access to higher education. Nebraska Gov....
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Posted on Oct 28, 2017
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A personal finance website has ranked Lincoln as the third-hardest-working city in the country for the second year in a row. SmartAsset gave Lincoln high marks...
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Posted on Oct 26, 2017
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Construction on Seward’s wind turbine has begun. Matt Robinette of Bluestem Energy Solutions spoke to the Seward City Council Oct. 3 to give an update on...
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Posted on Oct 25, 2017
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Seven FCCLA officers and student leaders from the Exeter-Milligan FCCLA Chapter recently attended the Nebraska Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Fall Leadership Workshop....
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Posted on Oct 24, 2017
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According to Forbes, Nebraska is one of the best states to own a business. Rated #3 in the entire country, Nebraska has an excellent labor...
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Posted on Oct 23, 2017
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The American Quarter Horse Association honored this year’s 50-year breeders at a ceremony on September 25, at the American Quarter Horse Hall of Fame and...
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Posted on Oct 23, 2017
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C-suite leaders who enter government often say they’ll run administration like they do a corporation. That doesn’t always work out in practice, but there are...
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Posted on Oct 22, 2017
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A gubernatorial news conference to proclaim October as Manufacturing Month in Nebraska morphed into a call for Nebraska youth to consider manufacturing and technology careers that...
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Posted on Oct 21, 2017
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The U.S. Department of Commerce today announced that Invest Nebraska has been awarded a $300,000 grant to focus on AgTech in Nebraska through the Economic...
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Posted on Oct 20, 2017
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LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed October as “Manufacturing Month” and announced a statewide tour in celebration of Nebraska’s second largest industry.  At the ceremony, Governor...
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Posted on Oct 19, 2017
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Few towns can claim that no one else shares their name but they can in Pawnee City. This unique Nebraska town was named for the...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2017
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Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) is here to help your business grow. As an economic development organization, they have programs in place designed to help...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2017
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North America’s largest metal forming, fabricating, welding and finishing event is a tradeshow and conference that sets the stage for new ideas, products and technology...
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Posted on Oct 02, 2017
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YORK - The York Community Foundation grants committee has announced the new recipients for 2017. The Community Foundation has awarded $68,242.77 to eight area non-profits in...
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Posted on Oct 01, 2017
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When the Pickrell Locker and Smokehouse opens for business, it will offer not only a variety of fresh meats, but something that Pickrell has been...
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Posted on Sep 30, 2017
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They came. They saw, presuming it wasn’t too cloudy. Nebraska conquered. In the span of three hours — with the big show lasting a maximum...
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Posted on Sep 29, 2017
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Betcha you K. C. Royals fans didn’t know Nebraska’s first Major League baseball player came from Falls City. He did, and his name was Charles S....
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Posted on Sep 28, 2017
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As Brent Comstock grew BCom Solutions, his Auburn, Nebraska-based digital marketing agency, two things became clear. One, that the business was reaching a point where it...
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Posted on Sep 27, 2017
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The College of Business at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln experienced an increase in enrollment this fall. Over 4,000 new students enrolled in the college, including 839...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2017
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Visit Beatrice, NE for our annual Oktoberfest celebration. This fun event is held early October in Chautauqua Park at the Tabernacle. Here, you can taste...
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Posted on Sep 25, 2017
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Nebraska Innovation Campus will be adding a new building to its 2.2 million-square-foot campus. The three-story structure will be available for multiple tenants so the...
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Posted on Sep 24, 2017
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GENEVA — “If there is any magic on this planet, it is contained in water.” Those words of Loren Eiseley, the late, Nebraska-born anthropologist, educator, philosopher...
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Posted on Sep 22, 2017
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A record number of babies born! Twenty- and 30-somethings move home at rates not seen in decades! Small town citizens raise millions to reinvest in their community’s...
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Posted on Sep 21, 2017
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Starr Lehl was still working at the Nebraska Department for Economic Development early in 2017 when a fellow state employee, Nebraska Film Officer Laurie Richards,...
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Posted on Sep 20, 2017
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Nebraska and Japan share a special relationship. Japan is not only our state’s largest direct foreign investor, but also our third largest export market. This...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2017
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Are you looking for a change of pace? Want to improve your quality of life or take a laid-back vacation? Fillmore County, Nebraska is an...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2017
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Governor Pete Ricketts and the Nebraska Department of Labor announced Nebraska’s unemployment rate reached 2.8 percent in July, the lowest rate since August of 2000. “This...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2017
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For the second time in two years, Governor Pete Ricketts and key administrative officials are leading a delegation of ag and business leaders to expand...
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Posted on Sep 17, 2017
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Falls City Economic Development and Growth Enterprises (EDGE) promotes economic development and business growth in Falls City and Southeast Nebraska. If you are a site...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2017
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If you feel stuck in the rat race and can’t find time to do what you enjoy, it’s time to move to York County, Nebraska....
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Posted on Sep 04, 2017
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Home to Doane University, Crete is a town in Southeast Nebraska that is known for hospitality, friendly people and small town living within 25 miles...
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Posted on Sep 04, 2017
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Nebraska, Iowa and as many as a dozen other states are going after a $1.6 billion, 4,000-employee, 1,000-acre auto assembly plant planned by Toyota and Mazda for the United States. "I think we're definitely...
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Posted on Aug 28, 2017
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Southeast Community College in Nebraska is top-rated for affordability and success throughout the country. Students come here to get an education and to prepare for...
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Posted on Aug 28, 2017
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Lincoln, Nebraska is a vibrant city with a growing economy, entertainment sector, universities and plentiful employment. Lincoln is also a national sports destination with events...
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Posted on Aug 21, 2017
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Highway 41 Express by Milligan opened its doors on July 17. The Express has fuel, a car wash, food, and beverages.  RV camping spaces will...
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Posted on Aug 01, 2017
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Chris Nichols, a Grand Island, NE native, was announced as the new Fillmore County Hospital CEO by the FCH governing board. The FCH met on June...
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Posted on Jul 12, 2017
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After the Geneva new aquatic center held their Ribbon Cutting on May 26th the center has been a busy place.  According to Kyle Svec, Geneva...
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Posted on Apr 06, 2017
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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

A New Jersey company plans to take over the former Dr. Leonard's Healthcare call center location and hire 200 people. iPacesetters, which provides telemarketing services to...
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Posted on Oct 27, 2017
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Posted on Oct 02, 2017
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