Economic Gateway http://www.dunnedc.com Dunn County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 19 Apr 2018 12:45:32 -0700 en-us Where to Go in Rock Creek http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16760 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Rock Creek is a charming town in Dunn County where it is easy to enjoy a quiet lifestyle and the natural beauty that is part of everyday life here. The town recently built a new Town Hall that is idea... Train to Work for Xcel Energy http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16759 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 In the next ten years, half of Xcel Energy’s workforce will be retiring. This creates an incredible opportunity for those looking to earn a good wage, receive benefits and work for a stable and ... Criminal Justice Training http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16758 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There is a great need for dedicated law enforcement officers throughout the country. Baby boomers are retiring and new, skilled officers are needed. This is an essential profession to all our communit... Farm Center: We're here for WI farmers http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16476 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Falling prices, rising input costs and a never-ending stream of dreary commodity outlook reports only add to the stress of being a farmer nowadays. USDA's Economic Research Service on farm hous... Have You Visited Grant Yet? http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16326 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The town of Grant is located in Dunn County and a charming place to visit or live. Grant is a rural town with 92 percent of it being made up of agricultural or forest land. With the Red Cedar River fl... Walker addresses the Wisconsin Economic Development Association Governor’s Conference http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16475 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MADISON – Governor Scott Walker attended the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) Governor’s Conference on Feb. 1 to discuss rural economic development, workforce development,... 3 Reasons (Backed By Data) That 2018 Is A Great Year To Start A Startup In The Midwest http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16474 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 You likely already have plans for what you’ll be doing in 2018. Maybe you’ve already bought tickets for an epic trip or committed yourself to getting fit this year. Sounds like fun! ... UW-Madison To Offer Free Tuition For Families Making $56K Or Less A Year http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16473 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Bucky's Tuition Promise' Expected To Cover 800 Incoming Freshman Annually The University of Wisconsin-Madison has unveiled a plan to offer free tuition to students whose families make $56,0... Wisconsin exports up 6% in 2017 http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16472 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 19 Apr 9200 15:21:52 -0800 State sets new record in exports to Mexico and China as shipments of industrial machinery, electrical machinery, vehicles, and plastics are up worldwide MADISON, WI.  – Wisconsin bu... Get a Job in Manufacturing http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16325 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 19 Apr 2800 15:21:44 -0800 Companies are realizing that there is great value in manufacturing goods in the U.S. With technology becoming prevalent in the manufacturing sector, many businesses are returning home and using the sk... Ideadvance Seed Fund pursues past and present UW System colleagues http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16471 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 19 Apr 2800 15:21:44 -0800 Coleman Peiffer played key role in attracting Foxconn, HARIBO to Wisconsin MADISON, WI. – Coleman Peiffer, business and investment attraction director for the Wisconsin Economic Development C... WEDC business attraction director received Young Professional Award from Wisconsin Economic Development Association http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16470 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Coleman Peiffer played key role in attracting Foxconn, HARIBO to Wisconsin MADISON, WI.  – Coleman Peiffer, business and investment attraction director for the Wisconsin Economic Develop... Wisconsin, facing a worker shortage, pitches its benefits http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16469 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Badger State has an abundance of job openings, but not enough workers to fill them. Now, elected officials and businesses are hoping to woo residents from nearby states by pitching a low cost of l... Get a Good Paying Job http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16324 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you want to make $40 to $45,000 without a four-year degree? It’s possible when you go to a technical school. The Chippewa Valley Technical College offers students the opportunity to learn tan... Bringing Science and Tech Together at UW-Stout http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=16287 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you love science, math and engineering? If so, check out the STEM+M programs offered at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. They bring together science, technology, engineering, math and management ... Start Designing with the Latest Equipment http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15893 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you have an idea for an amazing product, piece of furniture or artistic design? Is there a concept in your head but no real way to make it a reality? There may be at the Fab Lab. Dunn County is for... Do You Need Tools for Your Team? http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15892 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Collaboration is critical when working on a team project and so is the ability to share information, ideas, and status updates. UW-Stout understands this since both faculty and students require the ab... Visit the Newly Renovated Harvey Hall http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15891 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 19 Apr 2400 15:18:42 -0800 The University of Wisconsin-Stout has just completed a renovation of their Harvey Hall. This century-old building needed a facelift and $28.3 million went towards the renovation, paid for through a co... Put Up a New Building in Half the Time http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15890 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Is your business growing? Do you need more space for employees or equipment? We can help you to put up a new building in half the time it would normally take. The DCEDC has created a Virtual Spec Buil... Community Foundation of Dunn County announces grant deadline http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15318 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 19 Apr 5600 15:17:38 -0800 The Community Foundation of Dunn County is now accepting grant applications from area nonprofits, government organizations and community groups seeking support for 2018 programs or projects that benef... We Love Our Students http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15299 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Knapp is a small, friendly community in rural Dunn County. The youth play a vital role in the community and Knapp Elementary School is here to serve them. They are dedicated to “preparing all st... Virtual feedback: HSHS hospitals open new simulation labs http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15317 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 What’s 5’8”, breathes, bleeds, blinks and talks? While it sounds like typical red-blooded human, it’s also a simulation mannequin named “Hal” that’s part of t... Chancellor: Polytechnic designation adds great value to diploma http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15316 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The University of Wisconsin-Stout’s designation as a polytechnic university has come to life over the past decade, and “it really has become an integral part of who we are as an institutio... Partnership boosts quality at Phillips-Medisize http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15315 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When it comes to the manufacturing of medical devices, the need for quality control takes on critical significance. That’s why employees of Phillips-Medisize are filling classrooms at Chippewa V... A Lot’s Happening in Colfax http://www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news/?item=15298 www.dunnedc.com/dunn/news Wed, 19 Apr 8000 15:17:00 -0800 Colfax is a beautiful rural town in Dunn County where citizens are actively involved in community activities. They have an incredible amount of civic organizations, including: Colfax Commercial Club, ...