Top small-business men and women from Nebraska, Iowa and every other state will get a chance to visit Washington, D.C., in May when one of them is named national small-business person of the year.
The U.S. Small Business Administration will recognize the winner of the national award during its conference, May 20-22.
A machine shop owner from Audubon, Iowa, and a business owner from Columbus, Neb., are among this year's winners of state awards.
Duane Ohlrich is president of Industrial Systems and Supply. He won the Nebraska award.
Timothy Greene owns Quality Machine of Iowa. He won the Iowa