Funds Help Area Manufacturer Expand

LYONS - A northeast Nebraska manufacturer of truck, tire recycling and livestock equipment has been awarded state funds to go toward an expansion project that will create eight new full-time jobs. $205,000 dollars in Community Development Block Grant Funds will assist Brehmer Manufacturing of Lyons with construction of an 80-by-100 foot addition and the purchase of new equipment. Governor Heineman says additional funding of $287,000 dollars from Brehmer and First National Bank Northeast will complete the project.