July 2, 2021

Gov. Ricketts to Host Ag & Economic Development Summit in August, Registration Now Open

Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED), and the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) are set to host the Nebraska Ag and Economic Development Summit on August 4, 2021, at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney. Registration for the event is now open at negovsummit.com.  Former U.S. Ambassador […]
June 30, 2021

Gov. Ricketts, Local Nonprofits Break Ground on New Housing Development in Omaha

Photo: Gov. Ricketts (third from right) and project leaders break ground at the new Villa Rows housing development in North Omaha.   The Villa Rows will consist of 23 affordable rental units for low- and very low-income families in North and South Omaha. Yesterday, Governor Pete Ricketts visited Omaha to […]
June 30, 2021

Fremont Area Habitat for Humanity Builds New Home for Family of Seven, Utilizing Support from State Housing Fund

Photo: Melinda Brumbaugh and children (front and center) are joined by project leaders to cut the ribbon on their new Habitat home.   “An answer to our prayers”: Fremont Area Habitat for Humanity Builds New Home for Family of Seven, Utilizing Support from State Housing Fund It was a celebration […]
June 28, 2021

Starting July 1, DED to Accept Applications for Shovel-Ready Capital Recovery & Investment Funding

Starting July 1, 2021, at 9:00 a.m. CST, qualifying Nebraska nonprofits will be able to apply for funding under the Shovel-Ready Capital Recovery & Investment Act grant program, administered on behalf of the State by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED). The application window will close on July 15, […]
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