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July 23, 2020 - WEDC reviews more than 30,500 applications for We’re All In grants for small businesses - $27.4 million in payments already made to more than 10,000 businesses statewide

MADISON, July 21, 2020 –The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has reviewed all of the more than 30,500 applications it received last month from small businesses seeking We’re All In Small Business Grants, WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes announced today.
May 11, 2020 - Preparing to Restart - With input from national and state health and industry experts and in partnership with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection, the Wisconsin Department of Tourism and our regional economic development partners, WEDC has compiled a series of industry-specific documents to help you get back to business while taking the necessary precautions to maximize safety. Following these guidelines will help us all get Wisconsin’s economy back on track.Preparing to Restart
Feb. 19, 2020 - Council begins process of TIF incentive for ABX expansion - Rhinelander Common Council began the approval process to provide a $600,000 incentive from TIF (tax increment financing) district #6. The incentive will help ABX with an expansion project that is expected to significantly increase their business.
Nov. 13, 2018 - Roundabout To Have Impact On Speed On Kemp St. - The state Department of Transportation is constructing a roundabout next year at the main intersection on Rhinelander's west side where highways 47 and 8 merge.
Aug. 28, 2018 - Mining Education to Begin in Oneida County
Mar. 29, 2018 - Johnson Joins Oneida County Economic Development Corporation - Stacey Johnson of Arbor Vitae, Wisconsin has been named the new Executive Director of the Oneida County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC). Johnson brings to the position a wealth of experience and expertise from a diverse financial career spanning more than two decades.
Nov. 1, 2017 - Broadband Committee hosts PSC Commissioner to highlight Oneida County successes in grant-funded internet projects - RHINELANDER - A walk down a gravel driveway and up a leaf-covered path in the Town of Crescent led Lon Roberts to one of Oneida County's prized projects.
Jan. 26, 2017 - Grow North provides 2017 update - Grow North Economic Development Corporation focuses on creating economic development opportunities to improve the vitality of Oneida, Vilas, Forest, Lincoln, Langlade, Oconto, Florence, and Marinette counties. Areas of focus include workforce development, with efforts to attract, retain, and promote a pipeline of skilled workers to the region. Initiatives include engaging K-12 students by providing manufacturing and other business tours, FAB Lab / Maker Space opportunities, promoting forestry, logging, and wood products careers, and collaborating with businesses to offer apprenticeship opportunities.
June 2, 2016 - More Telephone Scams Hitting Northwoods Businesses - Another week, another telephone scam has hit the Northwoods. This time officials at Wisconsin Public Service say scammers are upping the pressure to get you to pay a bill you don't owe.
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.
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