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Archive for the ‘AREA News’ Category

McCook ranked #27 best small town in the country

AREA News, News, Photo Feature - 12.11.19

Apartment Therapy ranked small towns throughout the country and ranked McCook the #1 small town in Nebraska and the #27 small town in the country. This goes along with the Readers Digest ranking earlier this year as McCook being the nicest place in Nebraska. Read more from Apartment Therapy here: https://www.apartmenttherapy.com/best-small-towns-to-live-in-36677870.

MEDC Advocates for Expansion of Skilled Trades Education

AREA News, News, Photo Feature - 10.24.19
MEDC Director Andy Long addresses the Mid-Plains Community College Board of Governors in support of expanding skilled trades programs in McCook.

McCOOK, Neb. — The head of the McCook Economic Development Corp. pledged support and suggested uses for McCook Community College’s new “East Campus,” the former Elks Club.

Read more at the McCook Gazette here: https://www.mccookgazette.com/story/2643797.html

1st Floor Retail/Commercial Kitchen Space for Rent.

AREA News, News, Photo Feature - 08.05.19

First floor retail space with direct access to Norris
Avenue in the front and the future Norris Alley to the
north.

  • 1st Floor Retail Space/Commercial Kitchen Suite 102 & 105
  • 1,735 square feet total
  • Retail/Prep Space/Commercial Kitchen
  • Norris Street direct access
  • Rent – $1,080/month
  • Average Utilities – $660/month
  • Reduced rent for startup businesses

Click here for more information: 1st floor retail commercial space

MEDC Partnership leads to Down Payment Assistance Program

AREA News, News, Photo Feature - 08.01.19

MEDC has partnered with Southwest Nebraska Community Development Corporation (SWNCDC) to apply for a state down payment assistance program. Last week, the Department of Economic Development (DED) announced that SWNCDC received a $295,000 grant to provide at least 10 homeowners down payment assistance. It will take a while to work out the details with DED, but if you are interested contact Andy at 308-345-1200 or andy@mccookne.org. To read more about organizations awarded the grant click here for the DED press release.