Economic Gateway http://www.ngagegroup.org Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) News RSS Feed Mon, 20 Aug 2018 13:40:14 -0700 en-us Gov. Ricketts Hosts Third Annual Economic Development Summit http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18615 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 20 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Gov. Ricketts hosts SBA Administrator Linda McMahon at the Third Annual Governor’s Economic Development Summit. Governor Pete Ricketts, state and local officials, and 400 members of Nebr... State Grant Program Provides Big Return on Investment for Early-Stage Businesses, Study Finds http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18614 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Small and early-stage businesses that received assistance under the Nebraska Business Innovation Act (BIA) grant program in 2016-2017 saw an average $4.46 return for every dollar in state funding rece... Gov. Ricketts Hosts Japanese Delegation & Strengthens Ties Between Nebraska, Hyogo Prefecture http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18613 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 15 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Governor Ricketts and Governor Ido with the signed memorandum of understanding, along with Consul-General of Japan in Chicago Naoki Ito.  More pictures here. Thursday, Governor Pete Ricke... Gage County Businesses Can Use Technology to Help Manage Finances http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18338 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:00:00 -0700 New technology is making it easier than ever for entrepreneurs and small business owners to manage their finances. We recommend working with the NGage or the SBDC to create an initial budget, financia... Kinney Manufacturing, LLC acquires Precise Fabrication http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18492 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 27 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Beatrice, Nebraska - Kinney Manufacturing, LLC acquires Precise Fabrication Precise Fabrication, a locally-owned custom fabrication company, is being acquired by Lincoln-based Kinney Manufacturing,... NGage Promotes the Creation of Homegrown Businesses http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18337 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Business recruitment is a common, traditional approach used to spur economic growth in Gage County and throughout the country. Local governments will even offer companies tax breaks and other generous... MyPlace Hotel Announced in Beatrice http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18336 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 18 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 MyPlace Hotel to be constructed in Beatrice, Nebraska Beatrice, Nebraska - Beatrice Lodging, LLC proposes to build a prototype 3-4 story interior corridor MyPlace Extended Stay Hotel.  The... Main Street Beatrice Chapter Wins Awards http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17948 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 BEATRICE – The Main Street Beatrice program has been recognized with several honors in this year’s Nebraska Main Street Network. Persons and projects winning 2018 awards were recognized... Added housing coming to SCC-Beatrice http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17947 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 11 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Students at Southeast Community College’s Beatrice campus will have new amenities beginning next fall when a new residence hall and dining center are put into service. Work is beginning on th... Home-Work house is on the market http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17946 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Tue, 10 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Beatrice Public Schools officials hope a program that got students out of the classroom and onto the job site will return next year after a successful construction project. The Home-Work program al... Spend Hop-a-Park Day in Gage County http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=18130 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 06 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 National Hop-a-Park Day is on July 7th. We invite you to spend it exploring Gage County. We have so many beautiful outdoor spaces where residents can go for a walk, ride their bike, have a picnic or t... Timing, vision for Blueprint Nebraska could not be better http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17945 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 05 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The tone of a teleconference announcing the formation of Blueprint Nebraska hints that this may well be one of the most significant endeavors our great state has taken on in years. A story in th... Key to keeping young people are economic opportunities http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17943 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Tue, 03 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 The Pew Research Center just published a very intriguing and comprehensive report about the social, political and demographic splits in America. The report is called What Unites and Divides Urban, Sub... Attracting Millennials to Gage County http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17957 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 28 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 There is a lot more to Millennials than what floats around in popular culture. In Gage County, we know that they can be a vibrant addition to our community and that we want them here. To attract them,... Blueprint Nebraska Unveiled, Plan to Invigorate Nebraska’s Economy http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17942 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 27 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 LINCOLN – On May 11, leaders in Nebraska business, agriculture, government and higher education launched “Blueprint Nebraska,” a citizen-led, statewide economic development init... Strong industrial sector to boost Nebraska economy http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17941 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 25 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 LINCOLN, Neb. -- Thanks to an assist from a stronger industrial sector, Nebraska will record solid economic growth through 2020 — though the state's farm economy will continue to limp a... New coffee shop opens downtown http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17059 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 02 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 A new coffee shop calling downtown Beatrice home celebrated its grand opening last month. The Coffee Bistro’s first official day of business at the beginning of April welcomed the public... Nebraska’s unemployment rate fell to 2.8 percent in February http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17058 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 30 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 LINCOLN (AP) — The number of employed workers rose in Nebraska as the unemployment rate dropped to 2.8 percent, according to a state report issued. The Nebraska Labor Department said the... Signs of Success http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17057 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 25 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 By Governor Pete Ricketts Official photo here.  The fourth-best state for business according to Forbes.  The sixth-best state by fiscal condition according to George Mason Un... Nebraska Farm Bureau endorses Ricketts' tax plan http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17056 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 23 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 LINCOLN — The Nebraska Farm Bureau Federation has thrown its support behind Gov. Pete Ricketts’ property and income tax plan. The group’s endorsement of Legislative Bill 947 gives... Gov. Ricketts Announces Second Consecutive “Governor’s Cup” Victory http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=17055 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 19 Apr 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Gov. Ricketts and the 2017 Governor’s Cup. Photos available here. On March 12, Governor Pete Ricketts received Site Selection Magazine’s “Governor’s Cup&rdquo... Zulkoski appointed to NEDA and SENDD Boards http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=16510 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 16 Mar 2018 00:00:00 -0700 March 16, 2018 Walker Zulkoski, Executive Director of Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage), was appointed to the Boards of Directors of the Nebraska Economic Developers Association (NEDA) on March 1... Why Two Medical Professionals Chose Beatrice http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=16238 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 26 Feb 2018 00:00:00 -0800 Beatrice is home to a thriving community of young professionals, including two medical professionals, Steve and Anni Paulmeyer. Steven Paulmeyer, MD, is a physician at Beatrice Internal Medicine and A... A Beatrice Couple Who Moved Back Home http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=15033 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 01 Dec 2017 00:00:00 -0800 Meet Dr. Krista Haake and Andrew Haake: A Beatrice Couple Who Moved Back Home   Dr. Krista Haake and Andrew Haake grew up in Beatrice. In fact, if you were to ask Andrew Haake wha... Hotel Study http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=14999 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 30 Nov 2017 00:00:00 -0800 A lodging study of Gage County has been completed, and officials are hoping the results will entice groups to build hotels in the area. The NGage eceonomic development group discussed the lodging s...