Economic Gateway http://www.wkreda.com wKREDA News RSS Feed Fri, 20 Apr 2018 18:57:27 -0700 en-us Kansas company makes power poles, helps Puerto Rico with Hurricane Maria aftermath http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16574 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800   ELLSWORTH, Kan. (KSNW) - It’s been more than five months since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico, and the island is still trying to recover. It’s difficult when almost 200,000 peop... Lincoln Center Antiques is now open http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16575 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 Originally appeared here.  By Jennifer McDaniel, for the Lincoln Sentinel Mike Simmons knows antiques, and he has the collection to prove it. A purveyor of antiquities and he... $12.9 million in Community Development Block Grants awarded for community improvement projects http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16576 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 TOPEKA -- The Kansas Department of Commerce has announced that 32 communities will receive federal grants for a variety of community improvement projects, including sewer and water projects, housing r... Work begins on new Stafford County Marketplace http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16577 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 This story is from the St. John News from February 7, 2018, written by Gale Rose. The original story can be found here. The lot is cleared and dirt work for the new Stafford County Marketplace is s... Phillips County Bets on the Future http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16578 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 This story originally appeared in the Kansas Department of Commerce quarterly magazine found here.   For rural areas across the United States, the loss of any one major employer can have de... wKREDA Representatives Attend World Ag Expo http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16582 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 On February 12-14, a group of wKREDA members including Tara Schraeder from the Dodge City/Ford County Development Corporation, Becki Richardson and Vienna Lee from Morton County, Nikki Pfannensti... Nex-Generation hosts 179 youth at Career Fair http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=16317 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 20 Apr 2000 15:17:47 -0700 On January 10, Nex-Generation Round up for Youth, Inc. hosted a marvelous career day event for area middle school students. Since 2012, Nex-Generation, in conjunction with the ICAN (Interactive Consor...