Tag Archive: economic development

Three Amigos Mexican Restaurant opens in downtown Lincoln

The Three Amigos Mexican Restaurant opened its doors on March 1st bringing authentic flavors and family recipes, handed down from generation to generation, to the county. | Photo credit: Kelly Larson

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Historic preservation is economic development

A key to being successful in economic development is figuring out what makes us unique and capitalizing on it. We live in a beautiful part of the state with one of our most noteworthy features being our limestone buildings, fence rows, and structures. These are huge assets for us we can use to grow our economy.

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An economic look back at 2016

A look back at this year’s economic activity in our little corner of the world.

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US Tower begins work on expansion

Statewide economic development officials and local government leaders met with US Tower representatives in Lincoln to discuss the business’s expansion plans and to tour the facility.

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Busy as bees

On a still and quiet day, you can hear the sound of thousands of bees. All working, coming from and going to stacks of white boxes — all labeled Labertew Apiaries, Sylvan Grove, KS. | Photo credit: Nick Schwien, Hays Daily News

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Work continues on BC Diesel

Lincoln High School graduate Beranda Pickering, a member of the class of 2000, plans to relocate the business she co-owns with Cody Robison, BC Diesel, to the Lincoln Industrial Park.

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Local farmer pitches “Have goats, will travel”

A local farmer uses her munch-happy goats to start a new business. Barnyard Weed Warriors provides a natural way to remove overgrown brush, pesky weeds, and even poisonous plants from parks, trails, and hard-to-reach areas.

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Are you eligible for development incentives?

First printed in the Lincoln Sentinel on March 3, 2016 There are several different business and property development incentives that have been in the county for a number of years. Because they came along before I began working at the economic development foundation, I am unsure if these programs are common knowledge, buried deep in …

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Rustic Floral & Gifts now open in Lincoln

Angela O’Bannon recently opened Rustic Floral and Gifts in downtown Lincoln. | Photo by Becky Rathbun, Lincoln Sentinel

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Neighborhood Revitalization Plan for Lincoln & Sylvan Grove

The Neighborhood Revitalization Plan (NRP) program is intended to spur economic growth by providing a property tax rebate to property owners who make improvements to either their commercial or residential properties within the city limits of Lincoln or Sylvan Grove. The basic description of the program is listed below; however, please see the attachments for …

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Business Revitalization Grants

The Business Revitalization Grant (BRG) program supports local businesses by assisting with physical exterior improvements and upgrades to existing commercial properties.

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