Economic Gateway http://www.dunnedc.com Dunn County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Fri, 20 Oct 2017 05:21:03 -0700 en-us Technology reboot: Dell equipment donation boosts computer networking lab http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14216 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 To the untrained eye, they may not look like much — rows upon rows of sleek-looking metal boxes stacked high inside another metal box in a small room. To the students in the computer networki... Is Your Internet Fast Enough? http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14060 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Let’s face it. We live in a connected world but without high-speed internet, you can feel like you’re trapped in the 1990s. Access to broadband is critical for being able to download and u... Workers wanted: Facing a worker shortage, more employers turning to robots http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14215 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cory De Buhr, 48, returned from college in 1994 to take over his family’s 240 acres, but his son left to work at a factory in Platteville and plans to go back to school to study diesel mechanics... 2017’s Happiest States in America http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14214 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 People determine their own happiness. But how content we are with life is not only and always a matter of perspective. And it’s certainly not about beauty, power or wealth — at least,&nbsp... These Are The 5 Brain Skills You’ll Need In The Future Of Work http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14213 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 “About 20 years ago, it was seen as really important to be strategic rather than tactical,” says neuroscientist Tara Swart. But advances in her field, combined with the shifting deman... Are You Ready to Build? http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14059 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Our Virtual Spec Building in Menomonie has everything you need in place to start building quickly. If you are looking for a new home in Dunn County, Wisconsin, this is one of the fastest ways to build... To attract people, Wisconsin looks to transcend its cheesy reputation http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14212 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 2400 15:07:53 -0800 Cheese. Cold winters. Packers. When people in other parts of the country think of Wisconsin, those are some of the main ideas that come to mind, according to a survey conducted last year ... WEDC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUPPORT PROGRAM http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14211 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MADISON, WI.  – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is accepting applications from nonprofit and community-based organizations for a grant program designed to advance... Bagging the Big One http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14210 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 How Wisconsin Landed Foxconn Remember the big one that got away? Wisconsin doesn’t. Landing the largest capital investment in state history has a way of erasing bad memories. In Wisconsin&... Visit the Timber Frame Pavilion at the Farmer’s Market http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=14064 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Have you seen the new Timber Frame Pavilion in Menomonie? Volunteers came together to build the pavilion as part of our community effort to promote local farmers and the fantastic produce and goods th... Building Made Easy! http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13448 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Time is money! When it comes to constructing a building, no statement could be truer. Property owners and investors have a carrying cost associated with any property. If it takes too long to finish co... Funding to Triple! http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13447 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 We love internet! Seriously, who can live without it? This is a question that many in rural communities have to ask and the answer is always - “give us broadband!” Well, Wisconsin Governor... Connecting Wisconsin http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13446 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In Menomonie and Dunn County, we know that staying connected is the key to being able to grow business. Let’s face it – nothing runs without internet and with more and more software moving... Communities Connect http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13445 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 8400 15:04:50 -0800 Here in Wisconsin, we don’t wait for the government to do things for us. We take action, form partnerships, and work as a community to achieve our goals. This is exactly what is happening in cit... Industrial Space in Dunn County http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13079 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Have you ever been excited to meet with a new consultant or industry expert? That’s how we felt in Dunn County when six members of the Site-Selectors Guild paid us a three-day visit. They toured... Bounce Your Ideas http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13078 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you need someone to bounce ideas off of? Are you starting a business, looking to grow, or want to expand into new markets? As an entrepreneur, it can be challenging to take these leaps and even mor... Visit for Labor Day http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13077 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you looking for something to do on Labor Day? Head to Ridgeland in Dunn County. For 93 years they have been host to a fantastic Labor Day celebration. On September 2nd through the 5th, people will... We Love Milk! http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=12736 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Wisconsin is the dairy capital of the country and we are proud of it! Not only do we produce 29.03 billion pounds of milk but we also produce a third of the nation’s cheese. In other words, if y... Wisconsin firms can visit Israel http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13281 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Wisconsin businesses will have the chance to spend one week in Tel Aviv to establish or expand their global reach. From Oct. 26 – Nov. 3, businesses can build international relationships in T... Farmers, processors reviving Wisconsin hops industry http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13282 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 0800 15:01:57 -0800 ALGOMA - In the middle of dairy country, Russ Fulwiler had a different beverage on his mind when he went to plant crops. Dairy farming and related businesses generated $295.8 million of economic ac... Exploring the history of the Wisconsin Hop Craze http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13283 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 0800 15:01:57 -0800 No matter where you look today, as we get smarter about making food choices, we see the movement back to real food. Whether it’s called whole, sustainable, locally sourced or fresh, it’... AN ADVANCED ECONOMY WITH A HIGH-TECH FOCUS http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13285 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Israel has a population of 8.6 million and one of the world’s most highly educated workforces: it ranks fourth in the world (behind Canada, Russia and the U.S.) in terms of the percentage of wor... Co-op partnership builds donation of healthy food to community http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13286 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Co-op partnership builds donation of healthy food Local food co-op customers, farmers, and vendors provide healthy, locally grown, and organic foods to local food pantry. Menomonie Market Food C... Looking for a Degree Program? http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=13076 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Fri, 20 Oct 4400 15:01:48 -0800 If you are ready to earn your degree, consider the Polytechnic University at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. Here, students learn in an environment focused on applied learning, rather than theories... Teeth Cleaning in Menomonie http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=12735 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Getting your teeth cleaned or a cavity filled, just became easier with Marshfield Dental expanding into Menomonie. No one wants do drive far for quality healthcare, especially with a terrible toothach...