Economic Gateway http://www.ngagegroup.org Gage Area Growth Enterprise (NGage) News RSS Feed Sun, 24 Jun 2018 04:11:57 -0700 en-us 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... Beatrice High Construction Class is Building a House http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=14269 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 09 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Beatrice High School is finding ways to "NGage" students in the workplace. BHS is taking a proactive approach in encouraging students to learn by doing and to get out to see what o... NGage Teaming Up with NBDC for Business Development Project http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=14209 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Tue, 03 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 In early November, 2017, NGage along with the Nebraska Business Development Center team is bringing an intensive business development project to Gage County for area businesses.  Up to twelve are... Small Business Feature: Once Upon a Cake, LLC http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=14171 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 02 Oct 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Small Business Feature: Once Upon a Cake, LLC Sandi Steele dreamed of owning her own cake company. For years, she put care and love into the cakes she made for family and friends, selling special o... Scheele Turkey Operation Groundbreaking http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=13306 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700 After a year of research and planning for a turkey breeding operation, Tim and Jill Scheele broke ground today along 89th Road in southern Gage County.  The Scheele’s are working with Hybri... NGage Works with Beatrice High and Area Manufacturers for Internship Opportunities http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=11722 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Tue, 16 May 2017 00:00:00 -0700 Did you know that high school students have the opportunity to intern at area businesses and manufacturers?  Administrators and staff at Beatrice High School proactively encourage students to... Advancements in Bio-Diesel are Taking Place in Beatrice http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=12922 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 14 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0700 The Duonix Beatrice biodiesel plant is operational and leveraging the latest technology. Using Benefuel’s ENSEL technology to convert corn oil and recycled cooking oil, among other feedstocks in... Tall Tree Tastings - A New Business & Success Story http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=11163 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 30 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0700 This month, we are proud to feature a local success story - Tall Tree Tastings, a startup in Beatrice. Located on 5th Street, Tall Tree Tastings is the brainchild of owners Denise and Brad Pahl. Wine ... Community Development Grant to NGage http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=9589 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0800 NGage Receives $2,500 Grant from First National Bank of Omaha NGage Among 51 Organizations to be Awarded Community Development Grant Beatrice, NE  (December 5, 2016) — Gage Area Grow... Downtown Beatrice is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places! http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=8269 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 -0700 It is official; Downtown Beatrice is now listed on the National Register of Historic Places! We are proud to be able to announce that Downtown Beatrice is a nationally recognized historic district ... Hybrid Turkeys to Build a State-of the-Art Parent Stock Hatchery in Beatrice, NE http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=9590 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 -0700 For the past few months, Hybrid Turkeys has undergone an extensive search for a potential site to build a new hatching facility. After a thorough and comprehensive review, Hybrid Turkeys has announced... Memory Care Facility in Beatrice to open in 2017 http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=13304 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Thu, 03 Aug 2017 00:00:00 -0700     Whispering Winds Cottage, a specialized assisted living memory care facility is under construction near 30th and Lincoln Streets.  When operational, round-the-clock care will ... NGage Small Business Resource Brochure http://www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events/?item=9335 www.ngagegroup.org/ngage/news-&-events Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0800 Grow Your Own Business in Gage County - NGage Resources Brochure ...