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    Friday, May 19, 2017
    HOLDREGE – Three new housing programs will provide sales tax rebates for new developments and construction, encourage the revitalization of dilapidated properties and hopefully convert commuting employees into full-time Phelps County residents. The Phelps County Development Corporation is launching the Go! Home programs in June in the hopes of creating affordable housing options for working ...read more
    Categories: Community, Economic
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    by Kristine Jacobson, KRJPR HOLDREGE - Holdrege will be full of smokin' good fun the weekend of June 16-17 as the new Central Plains RibFest makes its debut as part of the annual Swedish Days celebration . The nationally-sanctioned BBQ contest will bring teams from across the Midwest to compete for $7,000 in prize money. "I think it's going to be fun to see the community embrace ...read more
    Categories: Chamber, Community
    Tuesday, May 09, 2017
    By Elena Olson King When we hear the word “patriot,” we may think of early Americans, fighting for freedom from England in the 1700s. Modern soldiers who serve in the US Armed Forces or those who work as law enforcement are also patriots. With the recent Super Bowl win, we may even think of the NFL team wearing red, white, and blue uniforms and clinching yet another national ...read more
    Categories: Business Profile
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    By Elena Olson King All across Nebraska, towns and cities are linked by highways and historical routes and gravel roads. Sometimes the distance between two villages is only 10 miles or less. The geographic closeness of towns in Nebraska has developed a broader sense of community and what it means to be a neighbor. In larger cities, some may define a neighbor as someone who lives within a few ...read more
    Categories: Business Profile, Community, Chamber
    Thursday, March 16, 2017
    The Nebraska Skydiving School provides Tandem Skydiving for the State of Nebraska including Omaha, Lincoln, Kearney, Grand Island, Hastings, and Holdrege area. Thousands of Safe and FUN Tandem Skydives are Completed every year. We are the Nebraska Skydiving Professionals here at the Skydiving Capitol of Nebraska. Nebraska Skydiving School has provided professional skydiving instruction and ...read more
    Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Human Interest