September 17, 2021
Gering honored as Economic Development Certified Community

Diverse Industry Growth Solidifies City of Gering as a Leader in Economic Development

Photo: (left to right) Michelle Coolidge, community development director, Twin Cities Development; Gering Mayor Tony Kaufman; DED West-Central Field Service Rep./Gov.’s West-Central Director Brittany Hardin.    Gering honored as Economic Development Certified Community for manufacturing, hospitality expansion projects.   Innovative efforts in the city of Gering (pop. 8,254) to expand businesses […]
September 14, 2021

New Film Shot On-Location in Omaha

Writer/director/producer Chad Bishoff, an Omaha native, recently wrapped up principal photography for Daft State, a psychological thriller starring Christopher Backus (Big Little Lies, Mindhunter) and Skye P. Marshall (Chilling Adventures of Sabrina). The film, shot on location in Omaha, was penned by Bishoff and co-writer Sam Harter. Daft State marks Bishoff’s eighth film. The relentlessly gripping […]
September 13, 2021

Lt. Gov. Foley Honors City of Aurora for Housing, Infrastructure Updates to Enhance Opportunities for Growth

Photo (left to right): Rick Melcher, Aurora city administrator; Mark Dunn, city council member; Mayor Marlin Seeman; Lt. Governor Mike Foley; Kelsey Bergen, executive director of Aurora Development Corporation; Kirk Penner, Aurora Development Corporation president; Kurt Johnson, Aurora Development Corporation board member.   State of Nebraska supports city’s ongoing work […]
September 10, 2021

DED Announces 2021 Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund Recipients

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is proud to announce the recipients of approximately $12.8 million in awards under the 2021 annual cycle of the Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund (NAHTF). The NAHTF was established in 1996 as a financial resource to help communities tackle local housing needs. The […]
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