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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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Apr
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3D Printing
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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Event Scoop
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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Startups, and the entrepreneurs that drive them, are a critical component of Wisconsin’s economic success. From the corner hardware store to the booming high-tech bioscience company,...
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Posted on Mar 22, 2017
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Mar
20
Help!
Are your customers looking for help or needing better customer service? While the term “customer service” is discussed on a regular basis, few people actually...
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Posted on Mar 20, 2017
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Employers remain optimistic about hiring in 2017, according to the ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, and hiring in Wisconsin and Milwaukee is trending in a positive direction. Milwaukee-based ManpowerGroup...
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Posted on Mar 15, 2017
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  If your business is in the energy sector, you need talented employees and you will find them coming out of Chippewa Valley Technical College. The...
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Posted on Mar 13, 2017
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Are you looking for ways to grow your business? Have your current sales tactics or marketing plans fallen short? Perhaps it is time to implement...
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Posted on Mar 06, 2017
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Menomonie’s oldest standing structure in the downtown historic district will soon be relocated. The 1862 building was saved from demolition when the Menomonie City Council unanimously...
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Posted on Feb 28, 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 Feb 28, 2017
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We are here to serve the businesses in Dunn County. Whether you are new to the area, considering relocating or have made Wisconsin your home,...
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Posted on Feb 27, 2017
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Nine business and technology programs at Chippewa Valley Technical College have received accreditation, providing assurances of program quality and positive student outcomes. The Accreditation Council for...
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Posted on Jan 31, 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

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
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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

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