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Wisconsin: Education and Technology Will Drive Success

July 22, 2016

Wisconsin and Gov. Scott Walker know that they now compete in a global economy. Education and technology will drive success, which are two things they have focused on extensively and continue to focus on in 2016. Read More Two Dairylands Forge a Stronger Alliance

July 18, 2016

It’s a rare event that two governors get together to discuss agriculture much less dairy issues. However, that is just what happened mid-June 2016 when Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and Jalisco, Mexico Governor Aristóteles Sandoval Diaz met to discuss dairy and other trade issues. Read More

Business Facilities: Wisconsin, Where Collaboration Drives Industry Advancement

July 11, 2016

Unique technical knowledge and specialized supply-chain strengths have driven cluster development in sectors including water technology; energy, power and control; food and beverage; and aerospace. Read More

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State Awards $2.3 Million to Communities to Help Redevelop Idle Industrial Sites

July 21, 2016

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today announced that five communities, including Green Bay, Madison, Oshkosh, Kimberly, and Muskego, will receive $2.3 million in state grants to help redevelop abandoned industrial sites throughout Wisconsin. Read More

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Board Elects Officers, Welcomes New Members

July 14, 2016

STEVENS POINT, WI. July 14, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Board of Directors today elected new officers at its meeting at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Lisa Mauer, CEO of Rickert Industries in Milwaukee, who has more than 25 years of private-sector management experience, was elected president of the board. She replaces […] Read More

State Grant Helps Expand St. Croix Falls Civic Auditorium

July 12, 2016

Assistance from Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation will support renovation of historic auditorium ST. CROIX FALLS, WI. July 12, 2016 – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) today awarded a $500,000 grant to the city of St. Croix Falls to help fund the restoration and expansion of the historic Civic Auditorium. The 8,130-square-foot facility was built […] Read More

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