Success Stories


Bringing back the Jobs!

Caribbean Crane & Rigging LLC (CCR), is a newly formed entity owned  by Mr. Patrick Vivot. The company was formed to purchase the equipment and will be immediately leased to the Limetree Bay Refinery (LBR). LBR is currently undergoing a $1.3 billion refurbishment of the refinery.

The… more

North wing addition.

Campus Addition for Classroom and Community Cultural Space

The Nebraska Indian Community College (NICC), a federal land grant institution since 1994, serves two tribal nations:  the Omaha Tribe of Nebraska at the Macy Campus and the Santee Sioux Nation at the Santee Campus.  A third campus site is located in South Sioux City.

NICC’s mission… more

The Summer of Dreams

Working with the USDA is very rewarding for me. Because I have been able to place so many families in need of a safe, comfortable home that they would otherwise not be able to afford. One of the most gracious customers to walk through our doors this summer was a determined, hard working, lady… more


Providing Assistance to Students with Developmental Disabilities

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing the assistance through an initiative called Rural Economic Development Innovation, REDI. USDA’s Innovation Center created REDI to support recommendations identified in the report to the president from the Interagency Task Force on Agriculture and… more


First Phase of San Felasco Tech City Opens

Mitch Glaeser and Richard Blaser of The Laser Investment Group had a vision of a live-work-play community, with businesses, housing and recreation areas to be run primarily by solar power.  The community would be an environmentally- and tech-friendly development.  San Felasco Tech City, just… more

New warehouse for storage of seeds delivered for customers.

Keeping the Business Local

Agricultural producers in Valley and Garfield counties had been able to purchase Syngenta corn and soybean seeds for eight years from a local provider.  When the dealer decided to retire, it looked as though these rural producers would have to switch their seed brand or travel a longer distance… more