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Falls City EDGE awarded two scholarships to Airlanco employees, Kevin Goltz and Derreck Ferris, for completion of the SCC Electrical Fundamentals class. EDGE offers scholarships...
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Posted on Jun 21, 2019
Category: Awards and Recognition

USDA has grants and guaranteed loans available to help your business with energy efficiency upgrades. Check it out!  Applicatoins are due October 31, 2019 https://www.rd.usda.gov/…/rural-energy-america-program-r…/ne
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Posted on Jun 21, 2019
Category: Economic Development

Congratulations to Randee Witt of Falls City Sacred Heart for being selected as the $500 Falls City EDGE Video Scholarship winner! Congrats Randee! #fallscityproud
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Posted on Jun 21, 2019
Category: Awards and Recognition

Apr
27
Vantec BBQ
Don't forget the Business & Industry BBQ tomorrow! Come tour Vantec, Inc and have lunch on EDGE! 11:30 am -1:30 pm
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Posted on Apr 27, 2017
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Apr
21
EDGE BBQ
Join us for a tour of Vantec, Inc. and lunch! Friday, April 28th from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Posted on Apr 21, 2017
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Join EDGE for the Business and Industry BBQ at Vantec, Inc. on Friday, April 28th from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm!
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Posted on Apr 14, 2017
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Please join Falls City EDGE for a Community Open House to welcome Governor Pete Ricketts.  Friday, January 27, 2017 at the John P Falter Museum,...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2017
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Turnkey building on major highway in Falls City.  This is a great location for your next business opportunity. Includes large parking lot.  $220,000. For more...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2017
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   Photos by Randy Gottula Each year, the Investor and Community Relations committee chooses to honor our most valuable asset, our Investors, by presenting the prestigious EDGE...
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Posted on Jan 09, 2017
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Posted on Dec 23, 2016
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$5,000 Grant Awarded…The Southeast Nebraska Partners 4 Progress SET plan has passed the High Quality Plan Review and the region has been awarded a $5,000...
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Posted on Dec 23, 2016
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Falls City Regional Learning Center Site Announced (Falls City, Nebraska – December 21, 2016) Falls City EDGE is pleased to announce that a location...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
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Falls City EDGE launched a new website geared towards talent and people recruitment. Visit http://fallscityproud.com/ now and make sure to share the news with your friends!  
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Posted on Dec 21, 2016
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This Forbes article discusses how important Vocational Training in Public Schools can be! Read the full article here.  
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Posted on Nov 03, 2016
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Falls City Middle School has $1,000 in grant money thanks to ‘The Kids Bowl Free Grant.’ Over the summer, the Richardson Foundation helped fund a bowling...
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Posted on Oct 25, 2016
Category: Education

The Southeast Gun Club, Inc. is raising funds to build a 5 trap house range on the East side of the Falls City Jaycee’s Field...
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Posted on Oct 25, 2016
Category: Recreation

Nebraska could experience moderate economic growth during the first three months of 2017, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Bureau of Business Research reported today. The state’s leading...
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Posted on Oct 25, 2016
Category: Economic Development

Looking for a Job? Want to learn a new skill?  Welding Class November 1-December 3, 2016.  Register Here!
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
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U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) hosted several community coffee conversations in Nebraska following Memorial Day weekend.  The community coffees serve as convenient opportunities for local...
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Posted on Oct 10, 2016
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Nebraska DED, February 23, 2016-LINCOLN – The Governor’s Office and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) hosted a first-of-its-kind “Governor’s Summit on Economic Development” in...
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Posted on Oct 03, 2016
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Quality child care is a key strategy that ensures a community can remain a viable place in which to live, work and prosper.  Strong, reliable...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2016
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On an old gravel parking lot on the north edge of town, a pioneer in rural economic development is trying to show how solar energy...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2016
Category: Environment

With an unemployment rate hovering around 3 percent and solid economic growth in a number of key areas, Nebraska’s policymakers have good reason to keep...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2016
Category: Economy

Now is the time for seniors and families to contact Excel Development Group for rental information at Wilderness Falls! It’s been great construction weather in recent...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2016
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Posted on Sep 19, 2016
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Southeast Community College is committed to a proactive and evidence-based approach that continually assesses and responds to student, community and employer demand for higher education. SCC...
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Posted on Sep 12, 2016
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Falls City EDGE and Southeast Community College are still in the process of finding proper classroom space for the regional learning center that will be...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2016
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Rep. Adrian Smith (R-NE) will meet constituents during a mobile office on Wednesday, August 31, in Auburn. A mobile office allows constituents to meet directly with...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2016
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Nebraska Diplomats gathered on May 4th to recognize the state’s leading businesses and industries for their major contributions to the state’s economy. The Nebraska Diplomats,...
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Posted on Aug 22, 2016
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Community Medical Center celebrated the groundbreaking of their expansion and renovation project in May and many community members, business owners and government officials made it...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2016
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Aug
05
Open House
Join SE Nebraska Partners for Progress (P4P) in an Open House
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Posted on Aug 05, 2016
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FAST Global Solutions is contributing to growth this construction season with a 46’ x 76’ office addition and expanded parking.  They are investing in the...
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Posted on Aug 01, 2016
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Talent and people recruitment is the new buzz in the economic development arena and Falls City EDGE is joining the effort.  We’re not alone.  The...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2016
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Jul
18
JOB FAIR!
FAST Global Solutions (formerly WASP) will hold a Job Fair, Thursday July 21st from noon-5PM. The Job Fair will be held at FAST Global Solutions,...
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Posted on Jul 18, 2016
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RKFC, Falls City’s newest industry, is up and running and we welcome them to the industrial park.  This addition adds a new sector, food processing,...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
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The EDGE Annual Meeting and Banquet was held on Wednesday, January 13th with approximately 135 member-investors attending the event. Beckie Cromer, EDGE Executive Director, served...
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Posted on Jul 04, 2016
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Community Medical Center in Falls City will holding its groundbreaking for the expansion and renovation project at 10 a.m. Thursday, May 19. The CMC Board of...
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Posted on Jun 14, 2016
Category: Groundbreaking

According to Falls City EDGE Director, Beckie Cromer, Falls City and Southeast Community College are still in the process of finding proper classroom space for...
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Posted on Jun 14, 2016
Category: Higher Education

Picture this, a perfect sunny day with your friends and family at Stanton’s Lake, on a beautiful, landscaped, 18 hole disc golf course that was started...
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Posted on Jun 14, 2016
Category: Recreation

We want to hear from former residents of the Falls City region, including the tri-state area. Take our brief Facebook survey starting Monday, and if you...
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Posted on Jun 10, 2016
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  Now is the time to contact Excel Development for rental information at Wilderness Falls! It’s been great construction weather in recent weeks and Wilderness Falls is...
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Posted on Jun 10, 2016
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Jun
03
Job Opening
Southeast Community College is looking for a Learning Center Coordinator in Falls City, NE.  For more information or to apply for the position follow this...
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Posted on Jun 03, 2016
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*MEDIA ADVISORY* Fischer Announces Nebraska Community Coffees May 31 – June 2   WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) will be hosting several community coffee conversations in Nebraska...
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Posted on May 20, 2016
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Southeast Community College will be holding a Nursing Assistant Course in Falls City, June 2-30th. For more information or to register for the course:  https://www.southeast.edu/continuing/nursingassistant/
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Posted on Apr 29, 2016
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The Public is Invited to Attend! Free BBQ Lunch and Company Tour at RKFC, LLC (the new sausage plant) Monday, May 16th 11:30am-1:30pm   Don’t miss it! Falls City EDGE is recognizing RKFC, LLC during...
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Posted on Apr 08, 2016
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Looking for a job? Several local industries are looking for welders! Get the skills you need to get the job you want right here! For...
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Posted on Mar 11, 2016
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Richardson County will be presented with the Livestock Friendly designation on March 14th, 3:00 pm at the Courthouse. Join Governor Ricketts in celebrating this honor!    
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Posted on Mar 09, 2016
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Across the Great Plains -- even in winter -- the new cash crop is high tech. Tech companies are bringing thousands of people to the...
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Posted on Feb 29, 2016
Category: Technology

Saturday, July 23rd • 10:30 A.M. Start Time Details below: Race will follow the FCAC Sprint Triathlon – Start Time May Vary Race will start and finish at...
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Posted on Feb 29, 2016
Category: Triathlons

Thank you for your interest in serving on the Advisory Committee for the Falls City Learning Center (LC). We look forward to our first meeting...
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Posted on Feb 24, 2016
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Each year, the Investor and Community Relations committee chooses to honor our most valuable asset, our Investors, by presenting the prestigious EDGE Investor of the...
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Posted on Feb 17, 2016
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Falls City EDGE’s new community based awards give recognition to individual winners of this inaugural year.  We created these awards in order to honor those...
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Posted on Feb 17, 2016
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Falls City EDGE’s new community based awards give recognition to these individual winners of this inaugural year.  We created these awards in order to honor...
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Posted on Feb 17, 2016
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Looking for a job? Check out Operation Employ, February 11th in Beatrice, NE!
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Posted on Feb 03, 2016
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Falls City EDGE will host Lt. Gov. Foley in Falls City Following Gov. Ricketts’ State of the State Address Lincoln – Today, Lt. Governor Mike Foley...
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Posted on Jan 11, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

The next Stronger Economies Together (SET) meeting will be held in Falls City on January 6, 2016 at Personal Care Inc.  This is your opportunity...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2015
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Dec
21
Intern NE
Each summer we have many college students who return home to work and now is the time to start thinking about positions your businesses may...
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Posted on Dec 21, 2015
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Looking for a job?   Several local industries are looking for welders! Get the skills you need to get the job you want right here! Registration...
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Posted on Dec 21, 2015
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Community Medical Center is growing. CMC’s Board of Directors approved moving forward with an $8 million construction project, with groundbreaking expected this spring. The project...
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Posted on Dec 08, 2015
Category: Awards and Recognition

The EDGE Annual Banquet will be held on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at the Harkendorff Event Center.  The Social Gathering begins at 6:00 pm while...
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Posted on Dec 08, 2015
Category: Marketing

Rural Development Voice 402.437.5563 Email: Vicki.schurman@ne.usda.gov Web: http://www.rd.usda.gov/ne
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Posted on Aug 18, 2015
Category: Awards and Recognition

In 2016, Falls City EDGE will embark on its 10th year of leading economic development efforts for Falls City and Richardson County.  We’ve had a...
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Posted on Jul 28, 2015
Category: Marketing

Looking for a job? Several local industries are looking for welders! Get the skills you need to get the job you want right here! Learn...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2015
Category: Employment

Congratulations to WASP, Inc. on receiving the "Product of the Year Award" from Ground Support Worldwide! Click here to view the online edition of Ground...
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Posted on May 07, 2015
Category: Awards and Recognition

Posted on May 05, 2015
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NEEDED...Letters from the community (students, parents, workers, employers, educators, public officials) to demonstrate the need for an Outreach Center! Southeast Community College is in the...
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Posted on Apr 29, 2015
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The Annual EDGE Banquet was held on January 7, 2015.  This years Investors of the Year are WASP Inc. and Merz Farm Equipment. Congratulations to...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2015
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Lane Leadership is excited to announce that class #3 will begin this fall and now is the time to apply!  The program focuses on developing...
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Posted on Sep 05, 2016
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It was a soggy, wet and rain filled Monday during the annual EDGE Business and Industry week BBQ but the Investor and Community Relations team...
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Posted on Aug 15, 2016
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Falls City EDGE hosted Lt. Governor Mike Foley’s visit to Falls City on January 14th at the Grand Weaver Hotel.  Lt. Governor Foley was traveling...
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Posted on Jul 18, 2016
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Posted on Mar 11, 2016
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“Triathlon doesn’t build character. It reveals it.”- Unknown Saturday, July 23rd • 8:00 A.M. Start Time See details below: Race will start and finish at the Falls City...
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Posted on Feb 29, 2016
Category: Triathlons

Please join us for a groundbreaking ceremony for Wilderness Falls Phase II on September 2nd at 11:00 am. Click here to view invitation.
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Posted on Aug 17, 2015
Category: Groundbreakings

Falls City is among the communities Southeast Community College is looking at to locate a learning center. Learn more here.
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Posted on Jul 24, 2015
Category: Higher Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (Falls City, Nebraska – July 7, 2015) Falls City Economic Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE), is pleased to announce Excel Development Group will...
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Posted on Jul 09, 2015
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May 2015 Unemployment Numbers are out and Richardson County has dropped to 2.9%. This is down from 3.7% a year ago!  Read more about the...
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Posted on Jun 25, 2015
Category: Unemployment

National Manufacturing Day

National Manufacturing Day was a big success in Falls City!  EDGE hosted middle school students from Humboldt Table Rock Steinauer, Sacred Heart and Falls City Public for tours of our leading manufacturers.  Open Doors, Open Minds. Inspiring the next generation of manufactureres. Learn More

Falls City is Economic Development Ready

Falls City earned the prestigious Nebraska Economic Development Certified Community designation, a recognition of our community's economic development readiness. Learn More

View Our 2018 Annual Report

It is with great pleasure that we present the 2018 Annual Report of Falls City Economic Development and Growth Enterprise (EDGE). As you can see, we have realized another successful year on the economic development front with the area realizing some great projects in 2018. Learn More