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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...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2018
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CHIPPEWA FALLS — Area business and industry will be able to obtain a higher level of training on Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) compliance...
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Posted on Apr 12, 2018
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Bakke Norman Law Offices announces its newest shareholder (partner), Kathleen R. Avoles. Avoles is a 2007 graduate of William Mitchell College of Law. After five years...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2018
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Accompanied by videos of each honoree, an additional nine awards were presented at the 79th annual Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce banquet. The two who...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2018
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New graduates of University of Wisconsin-Stout enjoyed even greater success in the job market than last year, according to a new employment report announced on...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2018
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Main Street of Menomonie hosted its 27th annual meeting and awards presentation at The Raw Deal on Jan. 25. The meeting covered accomplishments of 2017,...
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Posted on Apr 06, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Apr 02, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 27, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 26, 2018
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MADISON – Governor Scott Walker attended the Wisconsin Economic Development Association (WEDA) Governor’s Conference on Feb. 1 to discuss rural economic development, workforce development, and...
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Posted on Mar 26, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 23, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 21, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 20, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 19, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 19, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 16, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 15, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Mar 12, 2018
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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,...
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Posted on Mar 05, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Feb 26, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Feb 19, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Jan 31, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2018
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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 the...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2018
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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...
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Posted on Jan 24, 2018
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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,...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2018
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Farm Service Agency (FSA) has low-interest rate loans available to producers on their harvested production. Eligible producers may obtain a nine month commodity loan on...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2018
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Hampton by Hilton, the global mid-priced hotel opened its newest property in Menomonie on Dec. 11. “At Hampton Inn & Suites, Menomonie guests will have everything...
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Posted on Jan 18, 2018
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Sometimes you have to acknowledge what you are and embrace it, even if part of you doesn’t like it. I might wish I were tall and...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2018
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New Haven, Wisconsin has a rich and interesting history. Arriving around 1860, the first settlers were mostly lumbermen who had to float their logs downriver...
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Posted on Jan 15, 2018
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Local business leaders talk attracting millennials, veterans With industries facing tough waters recruiting qualified employees, local business leaders gathered one morning at Country Springs Hotel and...
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Posted on Jan 10, 2018
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If you are looking for snowmobile trails, head to Lucas in Dunn County. This is an excellent place to plan your ride for the day...
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Posted on Jan 08, 2018
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The National Science Foundation released its 2016 Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey data, showing that UW–Madison retained 6th place in the national research rankings. Data on...
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Posted on Jan 03, 2018
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Have you dreamed of being a chef, baker or owning your own restaurant? Learn the skills you need to do so by enrolling in the...
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Posted on Jan 01, 2018
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’Tis the season for giving. And the latest World Giving Index shows that Americans are among the world’s most generous people, ranking No. 5 out of 140...
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Posted on Dec 27, 2017
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Taking the bus is easier than you may think. We have an excellent bus service in Dunn County that goes to places like the Farmer’s...
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Posted on Dec 25, 2017
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At the New North Summit in Green Bay, business leaders highlighted the importance of creating a company culture that’s attractive to millennials.  Such a culture involves...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2017
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If you live in Menomonie, you will have more options when it comes to receiving dental care. With a growing population, existing dentists have been...
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Posted on Dec 18, 2017
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Do you have family or business colleagues coming to town? Shortly, they will have a new place to stay. Menomonie is getting a new hotel...
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Posted on Dec 11, 2017
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As a site planner, you have an important job – picking the next location and making sure everything will fall into place without hiccups or...
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Posted on Dec 04, 2017
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We’re growing in Menomonie as more companies are locating and expanding here. Phillips-Medisize is one of them. They are opening an 80,000-square-foot facility for their...
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Posted on Nov 27, 2017
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ReforMedicine SC Direct Pay Family Medicine and Medical Weight Loss Specialists has opened an expansion location in Menomonie. The office is located at 1309 Stout...
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Posted on Nov 24, 2017
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Sometimes a spiritual and personal growth retreat is exactly what a person needs to drive home one’s purpose in life. For Dina Babb of Colfax, just...
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Posted on Nov 22, 2017
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If your business is growing, you need a new facility and fast. Don’t waste time hunting for a new location and working with engineers and...
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Posted on Nov 20, 2017
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Tadpole Tank, the mini version of a certain popular TV show, was created for young women in the Chippewa Valley to scratch that entrepreneurial itch...
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Posted on Nov 17, 2017
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Are you thinking of setting up your own business? If so, it could prove to be the ideal career plan for you, but you’ll need...
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Posted on Nov 15, 2017
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If you are a business in Dunn County, there is a good chance that you have been positively impacted by tourism dollars – either directly...
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Posted on Nov 13, 2017
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Governor Scott Walker and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) announced that WEDC is now accepting applications for the third year of its Fabrication Laboratories...
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Posted on Nov 10, 2017
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Manufacturing & Logistics In November 2015, the Milwaukee 7 regional economic development partnership launched the Export Development Grant Program presented by JPMorgan Chase. The program provides...
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Posted on Nov 08, 2017
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Do you like to stay “in the know”? If so, you need to read Eric Turner’s monthly column on Dunn County. With the latest news,...
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Posted on Nov 06, 2017
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70+ events scheduled in 10 cities to assist startups, promote entrepreneurship Entrepreneurs, investors, business executives and community leaders will promote entrepreneurship and share advice and resources...
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Posted on Nov 04, 2017
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Experts who have valuable insights for tapping into America's largest biohealth entrepreneurial seed fund will gather in Milwaukee Nov. 7-9. The national conference of the U.S. Department of...
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Posted on Nov 03, 2017
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