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A valuable educational tool

Monday, May 01, 2017

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...
The arts play a vital role in society

Monday, April 24, 2017

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...
A leader in healthcare, a great employer

Monday, April 17, 2017

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...
What goes into site selection?

Monday, April 10, 2017

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...
Matching workers with jobs

Monday, April 03, 2017

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....
Stimulating creativity through the arts

Monday, March 27, 2017

“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...
A billion-dollar business, built in York

Monday, March 20, 2017

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...
2017 NAHTF Application Guideline Workshops

Thursday, March 16, 2017

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...
Bridging the skills gap

Monday, March 06, 2017

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....
Ensuring a skills-ready workforce

Monday, February 27, 2017

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...
Nebraska’s emerging bioeconomy

Friday, December 09, 2016

While President-elect Donald Trump begins his transition into the White House this week, world leaders are gathered in Morocco negotiating the implementation of climate change...
Ethanol has been good for Nebraska

Friday, December 09, 2016

In 1971, Nebraska state senators championed legislation to establish the nation’s first state ethanol development program. As a farmer and state senator at the time,...
Optimism abounds at AFAN annual meeting

Friday, December 09, 2016

Despite current low prices, there’s plenty of optimism about the future of the livestock industry in Nebraska. That was evident at the recent annual meeting of...

Nebraska is home to five Fortune 500 Companies

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

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.

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.

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.

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!