Economic Gateway http://www.yorkdevco.com York County Development Corporation News RSS Feed Tue, 23 May 2017 03:45:05 -0700 en-us What happens to your business when you’re gone? http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=11573 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, more than half of all small business owners are 50 or older. Yet, a recent survey by CNBC and the Financial Planning Association found that fewer t... Celebrating the role of manufacturing http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=11572 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “Manufacturing is more than just putting parts together. It's coming up with ideas, testing principles and perfecting the engineering, as well as final assembly.” ~James Dyson In re... Providing quality higher education locally http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=11571 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “Ensuring quality higher education is one of the most important things we can do for future generations.” ~Ron Lewis, former Kentucky Congressman York College in York County, Nebraska i... A valuable educational tool http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=11570 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Museums are incredible tools for learning. There’s a big difference between reading about history and actually seeing it on display. “It’s not just academic, it’s not just seco... The arts play a vital role in society http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10923 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The arts play a significant role in stimulating creativity and enhancing our lives. But did you know there’s a relationship between arts education and high achievement in reading and writing ... A leader in healthcare, a great employer http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10922 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 York General Hospital has a 100-year history. The community nonprofit has expanded over the years to include an acute care hospital with inpatient and outpatient services, a skilled nursing facility, ... Merrick County village considering co-op grocery store http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10929 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 CLARKS, Neb. (AP) — Residents of a Merrick County village that lost its last local grocery in 2015 are considering establishing a co-op store. An informational meeting has been scheduled for ... What goes into site selection? http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10921 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Selecting the right site for a business is a critical decision. It can make the difference between success and failure. Factors such as geography, utilities and transportation all weigh heavily into t... Governor: It’s going to take Nebraska grit http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10928 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 YORK – With the governor’s budget modification bill on the floor of the legislature this week . . . and passage likely . . . the state’s budget will be back in balance despite an app... Matching workers with jobs http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10920 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The U.S. economy is showing signs of rebounding from the Great Recession. The national unemployment rate has remained steady at about 5 percent in 2016. York County, Nebraska's unemployment rate i... Local internships, part-time jobs could help Nebraska economy http://www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events/?item=10927 www.yorkdevco.com/york/news-&-events Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “There’s a much better job market for students leaving college than there was five to 10 years ago,” said Eric Thompson, director of the Bureau of Business Research at the University... 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 ... 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...