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We love entrepreneurs in Dunn County! Not only from an economic development perspective but because of the incredible ideas that are born in our local...
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Posted on Jun 19, 2017
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Do you dream of the America from Norman Rockwell paintings? Can’t get enough of ice cream parlors, cafes, historic buildings, and small town parades? Then...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2017
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Businesses hiring diverse candidates with backgrounds ranging from PhD’s to warehouse workers are typically hard to find but not in Menomonie, Wisconsin. Vets Plus, Inc....
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Posted on Jun 05, 2017
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What does it take to keep food and companion animals healthy? According to Vets Plus, Inc., it starts with what they eat. They manufacture nutritional,...
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Posted on May 29, 2017
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Do you want money for your business? Are you lacking capital but have a great idea? This is a common issue with entrepreneurs and business...
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Posted on May 22, 2017
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Can you imagine a place where high-tech innovators and creative geniuses could go to design, prototype, and build their creations? A place where the only...
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Posted on May 15, 2017
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Don’t go to college, worried that you won’t get a job afterwards. Wisconsin is hiring and students at the University of Wisconsin-Stout have a 97.3...
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Posted on May 08, 2017
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Our university is thinking globally! The University of Wisconsin-Stout has taken a leadership role, in partnership with the prestigious Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African...
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Posted on May 01, 2017
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It’s hard to imagine a technology as revolutionary to manufacturing as 3D printing. With the ability to create an idea, use CAD/CAM software, and then...
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Posted on Apr 24, 2017
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Cole Hill knows what he wants to do in a future career. “I want to build motors – V-8s probably,” said the Colfax High School...
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Posted on Apr 20, 2017
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On March 2, employees of Marine Credit Union gathered with the Menomonie Area Chamber and the Chamber’s Ambassadors for a ribbon cutting ceremony. The new...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2017
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People with an interest or a current position working in libraries will be able to turn to Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) for training starting...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2017
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If you had to build a new home or add an addition would you want to use products sourced and manufactured overseas or ones locally...
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Posted on Apr 17, 2017
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For the third year in a row, an increased number of University of Wisconsin-Stout graduates were working within six months of leaving campus, Chancellor Bob...
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Posted on Apr 14, 2017
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Entrepreneurs are welcome to attend Startup Weekend April 7-9 at University Research Park, organizers announced recently. Similar to past years, the three-day event will give entrepreneurs the basics...
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Posted on Apr 13, 2017
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UW-Stout again has been recognized by three organizations as a top U.S. school for veterans and members of the military. For 2017, UW-Stout has been...
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Posted on Apr 12, 2017
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The annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest has always been a canary in a high-tech coal mine, chirping out alerts about the kinds of businesses...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2017
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Do you want to grow as a leader, business owner, entrepreneur or executive? Join us for our EDC learning lunches once or twice a month....
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Posted on Apr 10, 2017
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Veterans and their immediate family members can receive up to $500 for the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s Entrepreneurship Training Program, thanks to a state grant and...
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Posted on Apr 06, 2017
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Prevea Health welcomes Kristin Rubenzer, APNP, FNP-BC, to provide family medicine care at the Prevea Menomonie Health Center(1125 N. Broadway, Suite 3). As a highly-trained family...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2017
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Agriculture, manufacturing and tourism are the "Holy Trinity" of the Wisconsin economy and may always be so, given the state’s tradition of excellence in all...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2017
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The UW-Madison has opened the floodgates for teachers looking to bring more of an engineering feel to their math and science course. Every educator knows...
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Posted on Apr 03, 2017
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The Menomonie Area Chamber of Commerce announces that the spring 2017 tourism grant is now open to applicants. The purpose of the grant is to...
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Posted on Mar 29, 2017
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  Do you hate moving? Is the idea of finding a new home for your business stressing you out? At Dunn County Economic Development Corporation, we...
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Posted on Mar 27, 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
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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

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

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

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THE RED CEDAR RIVER…

is known for its many fishing, canoeing, and camping opportunities. Trout fishing is also popular in Dunn County with the DNR continually stocking many of its streams, including Big Elk, Wilson, Muddy, Knight and Gilbert Creeks.