|Feb. 1, 2016 -||$1.6M project planned for Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport - A taxiway will be extended and airfield pavement markings repainted at the Rhinelander-Oneida County Airport.|
|Jan. 14, 2016 -||Oneida County courts have gone paperless/fileless - As of this month, the Oneida County Clerk of Circuit Court office has gone paperless.|
|Dec. 22, 2015 -||2016 Spring Lean Certification Series Offered by Chippewa Valley Technical College - Program Details: The Lean Certification series comprises a series of workshops that include live simulations with a mentored implementation project at your company.|
|Sept. 16, 2015 -||ABX makes final loan payment to Oneida County Board - ABX Gives Oneida County Full Payment On Loans|
|Feb. 12, 2015 -||New management team at Frasier's Plumbing, Heating and Cooling
- See more at: http://starjournalnow.com/Content/Default/Latest-News/Article/Longtime-Rhinelander-family-business-announces-new-owners/-3/37/9373#sthash.pODknFRN.dpuf - Frasier's Plumbing, Heating and Cooling has a new management team. Phil Frasier announced today that to spend more time with other interests, he has hired a team to share ownership of the company
|Feb. 10, 2015 -||DRI announces relocation, creation of incubator - Downtown Rhinelander, Incorporated (DRI) is moving its offices to the former Rhinelander Office Supply building. According to DRI President Dan Kuzlik DRI currently leases office space at 26 North Brown street, but will relocate to 30 West Davenport street effective April 1.|
|Jan. 30, 2015 -||Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. Hires Business Recruiter - Downtown Rhinelander, Incorporated has announced a change toward trying to find businesses to expand in downtown Rhinelander.|
|Nov. 13, 2014 -||Lakeland area broadband will improve through grant, WiMax technology - MINOCQUA - Seasonal visitors to the Northwoods might stay longer if rural areas had better broadband internet.
A new project in the Lakeland area will help make that happen in the next year.
Wisconsin's Public Service Commission and local groups will chip in $90,000 to upgrade existing towers for better broadband service.
|Sept. 18, 2014 -||Fab Lab prepares students for the modern workforce - THREE LAKES - Students in Three Lakes will learn how to use new technology like 3D printers and laser cutters this year. It's all part of the district's brand new Fab Lab.
Fab Labs have the most modern manufacturing equipment. Students will learn to use the same tools that businesses use. The lab manager thinks that will help students from Three Lakes get better jobs.
|Aug. 9, 2014 -||Printpack officials to hold grand opening for new Rhinelander facility - More than two years after it announced plans to reinvest in its Rhinelander operations by building a new state-of-the-art production facility on Wisconsin Highway 17, Printpack is ready to show off its new home.|
|June 19, 2014 -||OCEDC Needs Your Help - CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS…….We’re looking for volunteers with a passion for Business Development to serve on our working committees. You can help make Oneida County Economic Development a stronger and more valuable resource by sharing your wealth of knowledge and talents as we work together to strengthen our communities.
Our committees perform specific functions that support the work of OCEDC and this is your opportunity to become engaged in the organization’s activities. All committees listed below report to the Board of Directors and make recommendations for Board action in the committee’s specific functional areas.
|Apr. 30, 2014 -||RHS Student and JWMS Teacher Receive Awards from Herb Kohl Educational Foundation - The Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2014 Initiative Scholarship was presented to Rhinelander High School (RHS) senior Destiny Baitinger, and the Herb Kohl Educational Foundation 2014 Fellowship Award was presented to Karie Blemke, teacher at James Williams Middle School (JWMS) at a recognition luncheon hosted by U.S. Senator Herb Kohl on April 6, 2014.|
|Apr. 23, 2014 -||Rhinelander One Of 49 Communities Given Designation - Rhinelander was selected as one of 49 communities across the U.S. as a national Earth Day recipient by the Department of Agriculture. As part of the designation, the city received a total of $3.7 million in grant and lower-interest loans to upgrade sewer and storm water systems.|
|Mar. 28, 2014 -||Rhinelander Hopeful For USDA Grant For Downtown - Downtown Rhinelander, Inc. and the city are in the planning stages for a projected $8 million makeover of the streets and infrastructure downtown within two years. The first bit of funding for the effort might be coming in.|
|Jan. 22, 2014 -||Recycling Numbers Growing In Wisconsin - Wisconsin continues to be among the leaders in recycling.|
|Jan. 13, 2014 -||WEDC recognizes Northwoods Projects - Several Northwoods companies were recognized by the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation for expansion projects last year.|
|Dec. 27, 2013 -||Examining the Northwoods through the eyes of the young professional - How do you attract more young people to the Northwoods?
It's a question often asked but rarely answered. Finding some potential answers is the eventual goal of a new survey being circulated by Oneida County UW-Extension and the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce's Young Professionals Group.
|Dec. 23, 2013 -||Cybersecurity Essentials for Small Businesses - You may be hearing the term “cybersecurity” more frequently these days and wondering how it applies to your small business – if at all. It does. Cyber threats are an issue for everyone, and small businesses are becoming more common targets for such threats and crimes because they often have fewer preventative or responsive resources. So, what do you need to know? Here are some essentials as featured in one of our latest online trainings.|
|Dec. 19, 2013 -||Business Incubator For Oneida County? - Business incubators have been started in at least two Northwoods counties and Oneida county might also be looking into it.
An incubator works by putting several mostly new small businesses in one building, sharing relatively low rent and utilities with the idea toward growth and eventually leaving the nest.
|Dec. 6, 2013 -||Are you ready to expand your business into e-commerce? - With e-commerce sales topping a record-breaking $1 trillion worldwide in 2012, many small businesses are turning to the web to increase their market share and increase sales. E-commerce may seem like an economical way to expand your business without all the pesky overhead costs of a brick-and-mortar operation. It’s true that e-commerce offers boundless opportunities for business success, but it also presents unique challenges. Before you take the big leap into e-commerce, consider a few key points that may help soften your landing.|
|Nov. 8, 2013 -||SBA Announces New Measure to Help Get Small Business Loans Into the Hands of Veterans - This week, in the lead up to Veterans Day, the U.S Small Business Administration (SBA) has been celebrating National Veterans Small Business Week, an initiative on the part of the SBA to reach out to veteran entrepreneurs and business owners.|
|Nov. 7, 2013 -||'I Buy Local' launches Consumer Card promotion - The second part of the "I Buy Local" campaign has launched with the introduction of Consumer Cards. These punch cards are available for $2 at the Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce, Downtown Rhinelander Inc. and several participating "I Buy Local" businesses.|
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