KAAPA Ethanol, LLC

 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:

. 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

    • Corn Receiving

      Ravenna -        Monday - 8am to 4pm

                                Tuesday - 8am to 4pm

                                Wednesday - 8am to 4pm

                                Thursday - 8am to 4pm

                                 Friday - 8am to 4pm

                                 Sat/Sun - Closed



      Minden -       Monday - 8am to 4pm

                             Tuesday - 8am to 4pm

                             Wednesday - CLOSED

                             Thursday - 11am to 4pm

                             Friday - 8am to 4pm

                             Sat/Sun - Closed



      Elm Creek - Regular Hours



    • 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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