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Sept. 11, 2014 - Survey says most people want Oneida County Board to meet later in the day - RHINELANDER - The Oneida County Board might change when they meet.

In May 2014 the board discussed changing the meeting times from weekday mornings to late afternoon or evenings.

The board wanted to find out if more people would go to meetings if times changed, so they had Oneida County's UW Extension conduct a survey of people living in the county.
Sept. 3, 2014 - OCEDC Needs Your Support - We need your collaboration and support….

Oneida County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) is a private non-profit corporation that depends, in part, on financial contributions from private companies like yours who support economic development growth in Oneida County. The involvement of these partners helps shape the future of this area. Our public partners recognize that successful economic development efforts require a broad participation and investment from the community in the form of an organized public/private partnership.
Aug. 21, 2014 - Local Man Donates Land to Technical College - RHINELANDER - Nicolet College just got a very generous donation.

Dr. Lee Swank of Rhinelander donated five-acres of land to the Nicolet College Foundation. School leaders say the donation will have a big impact on students wanting to get a college education.
Aug. 11, 2014 - Printpack grand opening celebrates new building - A major Rhinelander employer celebrates the completion of a new building today.
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.
July 15, 2014 - Grants Bring Faster Internet To Oneida, Vilas Counties - Wisconsin's Lieutenant Governor stopped in Rhinelander Monday with money to expand the reach of broadband in the Northwoods.
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.
May 12, 2014 - Milwaukee Public TV Program to Focus on Rhinelander - Rhinelander is set to have its moment in the spotlight on Milwaukee Public Television.

The city has been selected for an episode of the show Around The Corner, hosted by John McGivern. It’s a weekly half hour segment on public tv that focuses on living and working in different communities around Wisconsin.
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. 14, 2014 - IRS - 2014 Standard Mileage Rates - The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2014 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes.
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. 16, 2013 - Nicolet College to expand manufacturing training with
new Electromechanical Technician associate degree
- Nicolet College is continuing to expand its manufacturing training options to include a new associate degree that focuses on the electronics and computers that control the systems to operate a production line.
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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September 16, 2014 - 09:54 am
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September 16, 2014 - 09:52 am
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September 16, 2014 - 09:50 am
A special "Thank you" today to our most recent investors, Wipfli LLP, Oettinger Excavating & Septic Inc, Charter NEX Films Inc, and Real-Shelter Properties! Partnering in the promotion of economic development in Oneida County is an exciting thing! Do you want to become a partner?


Oneida County Economic Development Corporation ? Investors ? Invest in OCEDC
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Oneida County Economic Development Corporation promotes new and existing business growth through various assistance programs from business funding, loans options, locating commercial property for sales to business expansion.


September 16, 2014 - 09:23 am
90 percent of small-business failures are caused by poor-cash flow.


10 Cash-Flow Surprises That Could Kill Your Startup
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Even if your company is profitable, you could still run out of that oh-so-important business lifeblood: cash. Here are some common capital issues...


September 15, 2014 - 12:16 pm
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September 15, 2014 - 09:35 am
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"The fears we don't face become our limits." - with Jason Richard Mangan and RD Sirbaugh.


September 11, 2014 - 09:43 am
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September 11, 2014 - 09:06 am
A forum cosponsored by the League of Women Voters of the Northwoods is being held tonight from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at James Williams Middle School Auditorium.


Forum Thursday in Rhinelander On School Funding
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Two state legislators are coming to Rhinelander Thursday evening to hold a public forum on school funding. Republican State Senator Dale Schultz of


September 11, 2014 - 08:51 am
We will never forget!



September 11, 2014 - 08:50 am
The "Tribute of Light" returns to Ground Zero as we commemorate the 13th anniversary of 9/11. Once again these beautiful beams shine high above the New York City skyline, marking where the Twin Towers once stood, reminding us to never forget.



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