Governor Laura Kelly Continues ‘Prosperity on the Plains’ Tour with Visit to Dodge City Business

DODGE CITY – Governor Laura Kelly continued her ‘Prosperity on the Plains’ statewide economic development tour in Dodge City today. She met with leaders from Nor-Am Cold Storage, a freezer and production company that opened a 148,000-square-foot Dodge City facility in October 2020. Governor Kelly and Nor-Am leaders discussed how the facility has evolved since opening, how the company partners with producers and processors like National Beef, and how the arrival of businesses like Hilmar Cheese is lifting the entire Ford County region economically.

“I’m visiting with businesses big and small across Kansas to learn how my Administration can continue our record-breaking economic success,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “It was great to return to Dodge City today to see how Nor-Am’s facility has developed since I cut the ribbon on it two years ago. Thank you to Nor-Am’s leadership for taking the time to show me around one of our many successful Kansas businesses.”

Nor-Am Cold Storage opened its Dodge City location just three years after opening its first location in Elwood. The combined investment of the Dodge City and Elwood locations is nearly $60 million and represents 170 full-time jobs.

Photos from the tour below are available for media use: