KAAPA Ethanol, LLC

Our grain receiving hours are from 8:00 a.m. through 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.   We load out wet distillers grain 24/7/365

Contact Information

Mailing Address

PO Box 238
Minden, NE 68959

Main Phone Number

(308) 743-2217

Physical Address

8450 KAAPA Lane
Minden, NE 68959

Main Fax Number

(308) 743-2274

Chief Executive Officer:

Chuck Woodside Chief Executive Officer ext: 6010

Grain Information:

Blake Beno Merchandising Manager ext: 6021
Rick Sorensen Logistics Manager ext: 6013
Candy Jakubowski Merchandiser ext: 6129
Jane Fecht Merchandiser ext: 6020
Cole Lambrecht Merchandiser ext: 6026
Sloane Holtmeier Merchandiser ext: 6025
Grant Dahlgren Merchandiser ext: 6022
Lindsey Ahrens Commodity Assistant ext: 250

Financial Information:

Shana Dahlgren Chief Financial Officer ext: 6011
Lee Ann Wilson Controller ext: 6016
Brian Kelly Accounting Manager ext: 6028
JoAnna Fisher Accountant ext: 6029
Kristi Carlson Accounting Assistant ext: 6031

Employment Information:

Jena Johnson HR Manager ext: 6014

Plant Information:

Tony Beam Plant Manager ext: 6036
Tim Vogt Environmental & Safety Manager ext: 6024
Randie May Safety & Receiving Administrator ext: 6035
Rick Thaden Lab Manager ext: 6034
Troy Anderson Production Manager ext: 6037
Robert Williams Maintenance Manager ext: 6033
Eric Glassmyer Maintenance Coordinator ext: 6032

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    KAAPA Ethanol, LLC is located just south of the intersection of NE-44 and US 6/34.

    • Minden to Kearney – 15 miles North
    • Minden to Ravenna  - 47 miles North
    • Minden to Elm Creek – 33 miles Northwest

    Please enter from the east side of the plant off of 26 Road onto KAAPA Lane. We ask all visitors to park in the parking lot and enter the main office from the east side. All grain trucks must stop at the probe for sampling and wait for the speaker to tell you when to approach the scale. Grain trucks will weigh in front of the scale office. Use the north scale to weigh in and the south scale to weigh out. For additional information call: (308) 743-2217.

    KAAPA Ethanol Holdings, LLC

    15 South Central Avenue
    PO Box 2318
    Kearney, NE 68847

    (308) 455-4190

    KAAPA Ethanol, LLC

    8450 KAAPA Lane
    PO Box 238
    Minden, NE 68959

    (308) 743-2217

    KAAPA Ethanol Ravenna, LLC

    35955 Navaho Road
    PO Box 85
    Ravenna, NE 68869

    (308) 452-3900

    KAAPA Grains, LLC

    4270 Turkey Creek Road
    PO Box 589
    Elm Creek, NE 68836

    (308) 856-4643

    • Harvest Hours

      Thursday 10/21  - Elm Creek 7:30am - 7pm               Minden & Ravenna 7:30am-7pm

      Friday 10/22- Elm Creek 7:30am - 7pm                   Minden & Ravenna 7:30 - 7pm

      Saturday 10/23 - Elm Creek 7:30am - 7pm    Minden & Ravenna  7:30am - 7pm

      Sunday 10/24 - Elm Creek 12pm - 6pm                     Minden & Ravenna 12pm - 6pm

      Monday 10/25 - Elm Creek 7:30am - 7pm         Minden & Ravenna 7:30am - 7pm

      Tuesday 10/26 - Elm Creek 7:30am-7pm          Minden & Ravenna 7:30am - 7pm

      Wednesday 10/27 - Elm Creek 7:30am -7pm       Minden & Ravenna 7:30am -7pm




    • Electronic Signature Now Available!

      We are now offering an electronic signature option for all contracts.  This new user friendly option enables you to review contracts quickly and allows you to retain an electronic copy for your records, eliminating the cost and time delays of the mail.   Please call our Merchandising Team at 308-455-4195 to enroll today.

    • Distillers Hours

      Minden - 24/7/365

      Ravenna - Wet and Dry Distillers 6:00am-6:00pm

    • Please Note:

      Grain checks will be mailed upon settlement unless you have notified us that you'll be picking it up.  Please call when you arrive at the office and we'll place the check in the drop box at the location, in an effort to maintain personal separation.  Questions, please call 308-455-4195.  

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    • Grain Receiving Hours

      Elm Creek 

      Normal Hours - Monday - Friday 8am-5pm


      Normal Hours - Monday - Friday 8am -4pm


      Normal Hours - Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm


      Subject to change due to weather.

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