Small Business News

Kansas MarketPlace Is Nearly Here

The 2010 Kansas MarketPlace is nearly here! The two days of jam-packed sessions on Nov. 16 and 17 will be filled with information for potential and existing business owners, entrepreneurs, students, teachers, plus many more.

Fire Ignites Desire to Reopen Auto Repair Shop

Edgar’s Japanese Auto Repair re-opened in Lexington, Nebraska, in May of 2002. Prior to 2002, Edgar had the same business for 12 years in the Los Angeles area. The Gutierrez’s decided to move to Nebraska so their children could have a better place to grow up and so they could have more opportunities as small business owners than the metropolitan area offered.

Jobs, Jobs, Jobs... Rebuilding Nebraska's Economy

Rural Nebraskans are their own best economic allies, creating jobs for themselves and often others in their communities through starting small businesses. Thanks to programs such as the Nebraska Microenterprise Development Act and the Center for Rural Affairs' REAP program as well as the Center's annual MarketPlace rural entrepreneurship conference, Nebraska's rural entrepreneurs are making a real difference, not only for themselves and their communities, but for Nebraska and the nation.

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