August 13, 2020
Photo (left to right): Ted Hughes, City Council President; Lyndsy Jenness, Nebraska Department of Economic Development; Lauren Sheridan-Simonsen, Neligh Economic Development Director; Leonard Miller, City Council Member/Economic Development Liaison

State of Nebraska Honors City of Neligh for Industry Recruitment, Talent Development

“Neligh’s recognition as a Leadership Certified Community is a fantastic acknowledgement of our widespread mindset to build local leaders.” – Andy Elder, Neligh Economic Development Board Chairman August 13, 2020 (LINCOLN) — The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has recognized the City of Neligh, Neb., (pop. 1.516) for success […]
August 12, 2020
Gov. Ricketts prepares to cut ribbon on the Creekside Apartments in York alongside leaders who helped make the project possible.

Gov. Ricketts Announces 2020 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund Recipients, Celebrates Rural Workforce Housing Achievement in York

YORK – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts visited York to cut the ribbon on Creekside Apartments—new housing financed in part by the state’s Rural Workforce Housing Fund (RWHF). While in York, Gov. Ricketts announced the recipients of $10,251,498 in awards from the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF) for 2020. “To […]
August 12, 2020
DED’s Lyndsy Jenness presenting to Mayor Rod Koch at August 10 City Council meeting.

South Sioux City Earns State Recognition for More than $2M in Capital Investments

CITY LEADERS RECERTIFIED IN STATE OF NEBRASKA’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CERTIFIED COMMUNITY PROGRAM  August 12, 2020 (LINCOLN)—The Department of Economic Development (DED) has recognized South Sioux City (pop.12,838) as one of Nebraska’s leading communities for success in business and industry growth. Infrastructure expansions, industry attraction efforts and ongoing housing developments led […]
August 11, 2020

Village of Pender Recognized as Leadership Certified Community for Industry, Job Growth

Department of Economic Development honors Pender as LCC for ongoing industry expansion efforts August 11, 2020 (LINCOLN) — Continued growth in local health care and retail sectors and increased housing opportunities in the Village of Pender (pop. 1,113) have been recognized by the State of Nebraska. This week, the Nebraska […]