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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...
Convention Center is good for business

Monday, February 13, 2017

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...
A Livestock Friendly County

Monday, January 30, 2017

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...
Proud to be known as the Cornhusker State

Monday, January 23, 2017

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....
A great place for ag businesses to grow

Monday, January 16, 2017

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,...
Connecting entrepreneurs with opportunities

Monday, January 09, 2017

“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...
Aiming for continuous improvement

Monday, January 02, 2017

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...
Making education accessible and responsive

Monday, December 26, 2016

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...
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!