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York County Development Corporation Receives Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council

Tuesday, October 02, 2018

WASHINGTON, DC (October 02, 2018) – York County Development Corporation received a Bronze Excellence in Economic Development Award for York County Educational Partnerships, a project in the category of Partnership with Educational Institutions of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC). The honor was presented at an awards ceremony on Tuesday, October 2, during the IEDC Annual Conference, which was held September 29 – October 3, in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. “It is an honor to receive this award on behalf of York County Development Corporation. This initiatives show that with dedication, a team of partners can come together and move a community...
York County Development Corporation Launches a New Online Business Directory

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Press Release For Immediate Release September 11, 2018 Contact: Lisa Hurley 402-362-3333   York County Development Corporation (YCDC) has recently launched a new online business directory for the promotion of businesses located throughout York County, Nebraska. This search tool is designed to be user-friendly, fast, and robust, making it easy to locate businesses who have chosen to locate and grow in the area. The YCDC business directory is fully interactive, allowing visitors to search for businesses based on category or keyword. Visitors can conduct a search using a dropdown menu, keyword search tool, or clicking on an image to find businesses located in York. The available business categories...
York County Prepares for Growth

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

In York County, we are proud of our community - where we have been, where we are, and where we are going. Our community pride leads us to invest in ourselves and our future. Part of doing so is being able to identify when we need to prepare for future business expansion or relocations. With the current York Industrial Park being near capacity, it became clear a couple years ago that it was time to purchase more industrial space and begin the process of development. We did so through the City of York’s acquisition of 34-acres between Division Avenue and...
Nebraska No. 14 In CNBC's 2018 'Top States For Business'

Friday, July 13, 2018

This week, financial network CNBC announced the results of its 2018 "America's Top States For Business" study, which considers 66 areas of economic competitiveness. Nebraska continues to be a strong performer, coming in at 14th best overall.  However, this year's ranking is a drop from No. 13 last year; No. 11 in 2016; No. 7 in 2015; and No. 4 in 2014.  According to the State Chamber's analysis, the main reasons for Nebraska's steady drop in recent years are the state's slower economic growth and its challenges with workforce.  Nebraska's economy is currently ranked 37th out of 50, a considerable...
WalletHub: Nebraska has nation's 9th least expensive energy

Friday, July 13, 2018

(WalletHub) -- WalletHub.com has compared the total monthly energy bills in each of the 50 states and DC -- examining costs for electricity, natural gas, motor fuel and home heating oil. Overall, Nebraska was ranked the ninth least expensive energy state. According to WalletHub's research, Nebraska's total energy cost per month was $285. Nebraska's monthly electricity cost was $119, while its monthly natural gas cost was $30 and monthly motor fuel cost was $137. The Cornhusker State had the nation's second lowest cost for home heating oil. https://wallethub.com/edu/energy-costs-by-state/4833/ Content courtesy of Nebraska Chamber of Commerce & Industry.
Marketing Hometown America Update: What You Need to Know

Monday, July 09, 2018

Our communities have a lot to offer residents and businesses. Here, community means more than a physical destination on the map. Our community is part of who we are. It connects us, tying us to the land and to each other. It is this strong sense of community that has led so many people to get involved in making Marketing Hometown America a success, and what a success it has been! In fact, one project has even been launched - a beautiful community garden. We started with focus groups Over the past year and a half, we have hosted over fifteen focus...
Celebrating National Outdoors Month in York County

Monday, July 02, 2018

York County has so many beautiful outdoor spaces where residents can go for a walk, ride their bike, have a picnic or throw the ball around with their kids. These parks, trails and meetings spots have a special place in our history and in the memories of those who call our area home. Since we celebrate National Outdoors Day in June, this is an excellent time to have fun outside. Here are a few reasons to grab your hat and spend time outdoors this weekend: #1 You can prevent disease According to research coming out of Harvard, spending time outdoors will increase...
Nutrition Services, Inc Breaks Ground on New Warehouse and Retail Building in York, NE

Thursday, June 14, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE YORK, NE - A groundbreaking ceremony was held on Monday, June 11, 2018 for Nutrition Services in York, Nebraska. This ceremony marked the beginning stages of construction for the design/build project that will consist of two main areas: warehouse space and offices for employees with a display area. Nutrition Services, Inc. is a homegrown business that began in York, Nebraska 26 years ago. The company specializes in essential show feeds that maximize the genetic potential of show animals.  In order to keep pace with company growth, Nutrition Services, Inc. is constructing a 30,000 square foot warehouse and retail building...
York General recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2018

Saturday, June 09, 2018

June 8, 2018 Chicago, IL – York General (York, NE) has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2018 Best Places to Work in Healthcare. This is the 5th year in a row that York General has achieved this honor. “Whether on the frontline or in the top office, healthcare employees witness moments that can either inspire or dishearten them. That can take a toll on an individual and healthcare organizations must take extra steps to ensure that highs and lows during the workday don’t impact engagement or performance,” said Modern Healthcare Editor Aurora Aguilar. “This year’s best places to...
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York County is the home of sensational public schools and higher education opportunities.

The county offers 9 different K-12 institutions – all following the Career Pathway mode – and both York College and Southeast Community College's York Regional Learning Center for those pursuing higher education.

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Nebraska ... the Good Life

York County, Nebraska is a progressive community strategically located at the intersection of US Hwy 81 and Interstate 80, two of America's most traveled roadways, and is less than 40 minutes from Lincoln, Nebraska's capital city.

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Nebraska is home to five Fortune 500 Companies

  • Berkshire Hathaway
  • ConAgra Foods
  • Union Pacific
  • Peter Kiewit Sons'
  • Mutual of Omaha
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Affordable Power

NPPD Industrial energy rates are 11% below national rates based on 2012 Energy Information Administration data. This does not take into account the fact that NPPD had no rate increase in 2014.

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Parks, recreational activities, programs and special events for every walk of life

Residents and visitors in York County can enjoy a wide variety of recreational opportunities like sports, dining, nature walks, literature and history, shopping, movies, and the theater. Just to name a few!