Success stories

Success stories

2018 - Gothenburg city voters approved by a 7:1 margin a new economic development plan (LB840) to broaden the uses of the existing 1/2 percent sales tax. The community also reached the $4.95 million fundraising goal for the YMCA at Gothenburg Health, which opened in April.

2016 - Supported the rebranding of Gothenburg Health (from Gothenburg Memorial Hospital) and the development of a new website ( / Supported a $4M Capital Campaign to build "The Center" (Wellness Center) / Supported the creation of the Gothenburg Early Childhood Learning Coalition and the creation of "Swede Academy" School-Based Preschool

2015 - Supported the development of Gothenburg Public Schools new website (

2014 - The Maschhoff's Recruitment / Pinpoint Communications (gFiber) Recruitment

2009 - Dayton Phoenix Group Recruitment

2008 - Monsanto Water Utilization Learning Center and Breeding Facility Recruitment

2007 - 20 year Comprehensive Plan for future development / Gothenburg recognized by Nebraska Department of Economic Development as a Certified Community

2005 - Stone Hearth Estates Living Facility built

1993-1995 - Frito Lay Recruitment Project

1992 - Community Child Care Center (now Building Blocks) constructed

1991 - Baldwin Filters announces plans to double facility size during construction / GIC creates Housing Corporation

1990 - Baldwin Filters Recruitment Period

1989 - Dawson Area Development (DAD) office opens and hires first director

1986 - Voters approved 1/2 cent sales tax for economic development - 1st in Nebraska

1961 - Gothenburg Improvement Company established