Economic Gateway http://www.yorkdevco.com York County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:23:22 -0700 en-us Stimulating creativity through the arts http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10663 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “In my own philanthropy and business endeavors, I have seen the critical role that the arts play in stimulating creativity and in developing vital communities … the arts have a crucial im... Rural economy survey shows growth in Nebraska, Iowa, but overall decline in Midwest http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10926 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Variations in energy and agriculture may determine decline or growth in the rural economies of 10 Midwestern states. According to a monthly Creighton University survey of 170 bankers in the states,... A billion-dollar business, built in York http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10662 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 People are the primary building blocks of any successful enterprise. When Kelly Holthus took a job at First National Bank of York, Elijah “Lige”Leavitt was the owner and his mentor. Holthu... Gov. Ricketts announces schedule for this year’s Governor’s Ag Conference http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10925 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 LINCOLN, Neb. -- Friday, Governor Pete Ricketts announced the agenda for the 29th Annual Governor’s Ag Conference, an important event for farmers, ranchers, ag leaders and key agri-business... 2017 NAHTF Application Guideline Workshops http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10924 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Nebraska Department of Economic Development staff will conduct Nebraska Affordable Housing Trust Fund Program (NAHTF) Application Guideline Workshops to answer questions, and share information about t... Every Student, Every Day: A motto to live by in York Public Schools http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10935 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 York Dukes wear many hats. No two students are the same. The student body would stand no chance of fitting under one metaphoric umbrella, not that the administration would wish to try and make that... Ancient history has more relevance than you might think http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10661 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “Ancient Rome still matters for very different reasons–mainly because Roman debates have given us a template and a language that continue to define the way we understand our own world and ... Bridging the skills gap http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10660 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A recent survey of 500 CEOs by Adecco found that 92 percent of executives think American workers aren't as skilled as they need to be. http://ow.ly/LYeH303UM9G Thankfully, this "skills gap&qu... Ensuring a skills-ready workforce http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10332 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Finding employees with the appropriate level of skill to perform a job is one of the biggest challenges facing businesses in today’s workplace. Finding creative ways to close this “skills ... YCDC Announces recruitment of McCarthy Holthus Law Firm http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10715 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT:   Chad Neel | Chief Business Operating Officer McCarthy ♦ Holthus LLP m. 1770 4th Avenue  San Diego  CA 92101 d. 214.291.7691 | c. 303.8... Company with long history in York invested in expansion in 2016 http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10331 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 York Cold Storage was originally started to support the egg industry back in 1946. Back then the company’s main purpose was food preservation.  This makes 2016 the 70 year of operating in Y... Convention Center is good for business http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10330 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 You might be surprised to find an $8 million convention center in the small town of York, Nebraska. Cornerstone Bank president Kelly Holthus, who secured the private donations needed for the facility ... Integrity is critical to leadership and success http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10329 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “The supreme quality for leadership is unquestionably integrity. Without it, no real success is possible, no matter whether it is on a section gang, a football field, in an army, or in an office... A Livestock Friendly County http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9940 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Did you know that livestock is Nebraska's largest agriculture industry? Nearly 50% of all agriculture receipts originate from livestock sales. York County is a Livestock Friendly Community. Thi... Proud to be known as the Cornhusker State http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9939 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There’s a reason Nebraska is known as the “Cornhusker State.” Corn is the most widely grown crop in the state. Nebraska-grown corn has many uses. It can feed livestock as well as pro... A great place for ag businesses to grow http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9938 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agriculture makes up a tremendous portion of the Nebraska economy. Nebraska ranks fourth in the country in terms of total agricultural receipts (after California, Texas, and Iowa). http://ow.ly/Ymed30... Connecting entrepreneurs with opportunities http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9937 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “The secret of success in life is for a man to be ready for his opportunity when it comes.” ~Benjamin Disraeli, British politician, writer and former Prime Minister Starting a business ... Aiming for continuous improvement http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9936 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 With our sluggish economy and fast-paced society, it’s critical for businesses to stay up to date on the latest news and trends—to keep evolving ahead of potential changes that could negat... Making education accessible and responsive http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9409 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 It’s tough to get a good job these days with a high school diploma. But a four-year college degree isn’t a guarantee either. College tuition is expensive and can cause students to accumula... Over $200,000 Awarded to Seven Communities for Downtown Planning and Pre-Development Work http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=9638 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $206,550 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding to seven Nebraska communities to complete Phase I (pre-development and pl...