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If you enjoy reading about energy innovation and seeing what companies are coming up with, you need to visit for the Chippewa Valley Technical College...
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Posted on Feb 13, 2017
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If your child loves math and science, Wisconsin will keep them challenged. The State has created an opportunity, for those who love science, to get...
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Posted on Feb 06, 2017
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Do you love a good craft brew? Are the standards no longer doing it for you? Then head on over to Lucette Brewing Company in...
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Posted on Jan 30, 2017
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Leaders from Dunn, Pierce, Polk and St. Croix Counties will travel to the state capitol in Madison on Wednesday, February 8, for the annual Greater...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Polk Newsletter

Get valuable early-stage feedback by entering the 14th annual Wisconsin Governor's Business Plan Contest! The contest is designed to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Polk Newsletter

Wisconsin YES! (Youth Entrepreneurs in Science) is a statewide youth business plan contest modeled after the successful Governor's Business Plan Contest. Public, private and homeschooled students...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Polk Newsletter

Great things are happening in rural Wisconsin! Share your story with Wisconsin Rural Partners-now accepting nominations to recognize 2017 Top Rural Development Initiatives.   Any project, activity,...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2017
Category: Polk Newsletter

Do you ever feel like you are alone on an island? For many business owners this is what life feels like as the responsibility of...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2017
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Every business is only as good as the talent that it employs. If you want to take your business to the next level, have the...
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Posted on Jan 16, 2017
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Don’t dream about what you can create. Start creating it! UW-Stout has gotten ahead of the design game by allowing students to work on 3D...
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Posted on Jan 09, 2017
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Students don’t have to wait anymore! Prototyping used to take several weeks, if not months to complete. Now, the University of Wisconsin-Stout has a new...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
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Bookkeeping – something every business needs and many businesses fail to do. If you are a solopreneur or small company, you may not have the...
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Posted on Dec 26, 2016
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Several months ago, we began a multi-part story about the development of a Virtual Spec Building Technology Tool or VSBTT, a collaboration of the Greater...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Regional News, Eric Turner

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is leading a global trade venture to Canada from April 30 to May 5, 2017, with stops in Toronto...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Business News

The contest helps connect innovators throughout the state with resources, mentoring and prospective sources of capital to encourage entrepreneurs in the startup stage to set...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Business News

A new grant program offering financial assistance for rural economic development has been announced by Governor Scott Walker. At his Northern Wisconsin Economic Development Summit last...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Business News

When Mark Hogan took the reins at the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. last year, the state’s job-creation agency was under siege. Democrats were calling for an...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Business News

Rural America was thrown a Depression lifeline in the 1930s when the federal government rallied to spread electric power across farm country. Not long after came...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Business News

Phillips-Medsize Corporation announced Thursday it plans on opening a 80,000 square foot manufacturing building in Menomonie. “This expansion illustrates our continued commitment and investment in the...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2016
Category: Business News

If you are in the manufacturing industry, you may have some challenges locating and hiring trained workers. Since traditional workforce training initiatives have dwindled in...
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Posted on Dec 19, 2016
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Northwestern Wisconsin is calling out to all engineers and engineering students, with an amazing opportunity. As the area has grown and businesses have moved to...
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Posted on Dec 12, 2016
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Chancellor Bob Meyers is the seventh, and most recent, chancellor of UW-Stout but he and his family have called the university home for years. To...
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Posted on Dec 05, 2016
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If you are in high school or college and worried about where you will work or whether or not you will get a job, your...
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Posted on Nov 28, 2016
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Can you imagine taking your first steps into the world of energy education surrounded by building, and grounds, that are designed to be a complete...
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Posted on Nov 21, 2016
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After 35 years of leading a company, Dale Evans knows what he’s looking for in an employee. Surprisingly, it’s not necessarily someone with all the...
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Posted on Nov 17, 2016
Category: Business News

To help Wisconsin Companies reach new markets MADISON, WI. Nov. 8, 2016–The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) invites representatives from Wisconsin companies to join a trade...
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Posted on Nov 09, 2016
Category: International

If you think you’re having trouble making sense of this year’s presidential election, imagine being a visitor to the United States this fall. About three-dozen people...
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Posted on Nov 02, 2016
Category: Economy

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) will lead a global trade venture to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Doha in Qatar early...
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Posted on Sep 22, 2016
Category: International

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is accepting applications for a new grant program designed to advance the climate for entrepreneurship throughout the state. The Entrepreneurship...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2016
Category: Entrepreneurship, Workforce

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is now accepting applications for a grant program to assist Wisconsin communities looking to revitalize and develop industrial and...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2016
Category: Real Estate, Regional News

There is still time to make an impact on the future of your workforce. The State of Wisconsin, including our region, will see more people...
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Posted on Sep 01, 2016
Category: Workforce

Dunn Energy Cooperative has partnered with SoCore Energy and Dairyland Power Cooperative in bringing locally-produced renewable energy in a large scale capacity to Dunn County. The...
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Posted on Aug 26, 2016
Category: Environment

Phillips-Medisize Corporation, a global leader in outsource design, development and manufacturing services for the medical industry announced Wednesday that it has entered into a binding...
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Posted on Aug 26, 2016
Category: Business Acquisition

Local owners named Toppers franchisees of the year At its convention in June, Toppers Pizza’s coveted Franchisees of the Year award went to Caro and Andy...
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Posted on Aug 26, 2016
Category: Awards and Recognition

Brennen Zais was making his own fireworks show. The sparks flew as the Elk Mound High School freshman took a grinder to a metal plate...
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Posted on Aug 26, 2016
Category: Higher Education

No matter where we go, it is almost a 100 percent certainty that someone was there before us. And in many cases, what they encountered...
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Posted on Aug 19, 2016
Category: Eric Turner

Discover Wisconsin, the nation’s longest-running tourism TV show, has launched its popular photo contest via social media. In partnership with Wisconsin Counties Association and Sargento,...
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Posted on Aug 18, 2016
Category: Contest

Should you Google “regionalism”, the first definition to pop up is “the theory or practice of regional rather than central systems of administration or economic,...
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Posted on Jan 07, 2015
Category: Eric Turner

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DUNN COUNTY HAS TWO AIRPORTS…

(Menomonie and Boyceville), and is 20 minutes from the Chippewa Valley Regional
Airport. It is one hour from the Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport. The Menomonie Municipal airport is Transport/Corporate classified facility and has a new (2010) terminal building.