December 8, 2017

Palmer’s Commitment to Housing, Downtown Improvement Projects Earns Leadership Certified Community Status

This week, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) recognized the Village of Palmer (pop. 472) as the state’s newest Leadership Certified Community (LCC). DED Business Development Consultant and LCC Program Director Kelly Gewecke honored village officials during a special presentation in the community on Thursday, December 7th.
December 5, 2017

Public comment sought on proposed 2018-2019 Qualified Action Plan Amendment for Nebraska InternNE Program

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will conduct a public comment period December 6 – December 20, 2017 to take remarks from citizens regarding the proposed 2018-2019 Qualified Action Plan for the State of Nebraska InternNE Grant Program.
December 5, 2017

Sidney Area Households Encouraged to Participate in Labor Study

The Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor urge households in the Sidney, Nebraska area to participate in a study of the employment situation in and around Sidney.  The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Bureau of Sociological Research mailed surveys this week to a sampling of households in the Panhandle and Northern Colorado.
November 29, 2017

DED Awards $12M in Community Development Block Grants to 47 Communities

The Department of Economic Development is pleased to announce the awarding of approximately $12 million in Community Development Block Grants (CDBG). The grants, awarded November 8, 2017, will help support community development within 47 local governments in Nebraska.