Community Profiles

Hadar Main Photo


Hadar, NebraskaHadar is ideally situated to benefit from the Hwy 81 four lane expansion and out migration from nearby Norfolk. As the city closest to Norfolk, families are moving to Hadar for a country lifestyle near the city, and at an affordable price. New businesses are popping up as well. 3 entrepreneurs launched their companies in Hadar, and Power Sport Nation has a planned expansion to include 120 new jobs in the next 5 years. The community is in the planning phase for a new housing development. Visit Hadar’s website for more information....Learn More »
Osmond Main Photo


Osmond, NebraskaOsmond is known for having a strong school system, active main street, local businesses and growing manufacturing companies. The Local Nebraska Community Foundation Fund, HOME Team organization and Osmond Ventures group hosts local activities and events that boost economic development as well. PCED has helped entrepreneurs to form 4 new businesses in the past 5 years. There is a strong housing market and new housing being developed, including 55+ housing. As for recreation, Osmond has a new $1.1 million outdoor waterpark - the perfect summer spot for families. Visit Osmond’s website for more information....Learn More »
Pierce Main Photo


Pierce, NebraskaPierce has prioritized its Downtown Revitalization, something that’s occurring through the completed Brown Street Project and DTR grant for improving building facades. New businesses are opening to be a part of the transformation. In the past 5 years, 15 new businesses have opened their doors.In addition, Pierce is getting more housing development. A new housing subdivision featuring 15 lots are being built. An additional 6-unit duplex project has been completed, and the community is fundraising for a splash pad. A pickleball court has been built to support development with additional park resources.Pierce also has a strong school system, targeted attraction campaign, an active main street and Chamber organization. The community’s population has grown over the past decade as people move back home and others relocate. Visit Pierce’s website for more information....Learn More »
Plainview Main Photo


Plainview, NebraskaPlainview’s downtown is in the process of being revitalized to become a hub of activity. With 26 new businesses opening in the past 5 years, and investments made in parks and recreation, people are coming to Plainview to shop and have fun. Their placemaking efforts and targeted attraction campaigns have been successful in attracting young families and alumni to Plainview, leading to population growth. Plainview’s strengths include a strong school system, revitalized economy, and fantastic parks and recreation. They recently completed a $139,000 multicourt project, adding new pickleball, basketball, tennis and foursquare courts where you can easily run into friends getting exercise the fun way. The city has invested $250,000 in both parks in the form of new playgrounds, sand volleyball courts, lighting, benches, shades and seating for the pool, restoring the band shell and updating picnic shelters and bathrooms. Visit Plainview’s website for more information....Learn More »