Lincoln County has recently been awarded $141,642 in CDBG-COVID Resiliency (CDBG-CVR) funding to help local businesses modernize and prepare for future health emergencies.
The Kansas Housing Resources Corporation awarded Lincoln County a Moderate-Income Housing (MIH) program grant in the amount of $150,000 to develop affordable housing units. The…
At the end of every year, I always like to reflect on the past year’s economic activity. It’s my way to take a mental ‘deep breath’ before recharging the brain and entering the new year full steam ahead. Here’s my list of happenings over the past year
We can all agree that economic development doesn’t happen overnight. “It’s a marathon, not a sprint”, as the saying goes. With the end of another year upon us, here’s a quick recap of the strides we have made in our marathon towards a stronger county.
Since 1922, the former Lincoln High School has stood as a cornerstone of the community at the south end of 4th Street. Although it has largely sat vacant since the last class graduated from it in 1996, a group of local citizens organized the 1922 Foundation, a non-profit 501c(3), to purchase the building and work towards redeveloping the building into a new use.
While Lincoln County producers had the chance to get an up-close and personal look at a new line of agricultural equipment recently, a local business hopes the introduction will be the start of a beneficial partnership. | Photo credit: Kelly Larson
When Kansas State University College of Architecture, Planning & Design student Mason Herrman first considered his options for a summer internship, he initially thought about applying…
After months of work, the 2017 Live Lincoln County magazine is here! Both print and online digital editions are now available.
181 Ag Supply, based in Sylvan Grove, is among five recipients of the Kansas Department of Commerce JumpStart Kansas Entrepreneur Program.
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.
A look back at this year’s economic activity in our little corner of the world.
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
First printed in the Lincoln Sentinel on March 3, 2016 There are several different business and property development assistance programs that have been in the…
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…
The Business Revitalization Grant (BRG) program supports local businesses by assisting with physical exterior improvements and upgrades to existing commercial properties.