Economic Gateway http://www.pcedc.com Pierce County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Sat, 25 Mar 2017 22:46:22 -0700 en-us Faith, Business, and Jobs http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10711 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 There is a lot of work available in Prescott, Ellsworth, and Pierce County as a whole. What’s lacking is enough skilled workers to fill these positions. The Pierce County Economic Development Co... Toolbox for Business http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10710 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 You may never use a hammer and nails at your business but you will need other tools to get set up, manage your company, and grow. Knowing what is required and how to get going can be a challenge which... Travel Wisconsin: Unveils new marketing campaign http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10893 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 3/13/2017  Kristina LeVan, Wisconsin Department of Tourism klevan@TravelWisconsin.com; Work Cell: 608-332-4551  Lisa Marshall, Wisconsin Department of Tourism lmarshall@TravelWiscons... Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Drops To 3.9 Percent http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10888 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Rate Is Lowest Its Been Since 2001; National Rate For January Is 4.8 Percent Thursday, March 9, 2017, 3:40pm By Shawn Johnson Wisconsin's unemployment rate dropped to 3.9 percent in January, ... More Cheese! http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10709 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you like cheese? If so, you may have eaten cheese produced by Ellsworth Creamery. A booming local business, they produce everything from artisan cheeses to cheese curds used in restaurants. Now, th... Wisconsin businesses made $21 billion from foreign exports last year – here's who's buying what we make http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10839 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Wisconsin companies exported $21.2 billion worth of products to sellers outside the United States in 2016, a dip of about 6 percent from the previous year. Despite the state's identity as the D... Wisconsin Private-Sector Quarterly Wages Grow By 7% Year Over Year; 25,608 Private-Sector Jobs Added During Year Ending in September 2016 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10843 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MADISON – The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the state's Quarterly Census of Employment & Wages (QCEW) covering the third quarter of 2016. The QCEW da... In Small Wisconsin Towns, Paved Roads Return To Gravel http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10844 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Communities Feel The Pinch Of Construction Costs And Budget Cuts Thursday, March 2, 2017, 8:25am By Shawn Johnson There's a road in the western Wisconsin town of Northfield that used to b... 28th MOSES Organic Farming Conference draws thousands http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10746 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 La Crosse, WI (WXOW) - It's the country's largest educational event on organic agriculture.  Lauren Langworthy, Events and Education Specialist and Conference Coordinator at MOSES sai... Certified Sites Program now accepting new applications http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10596 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Development-ready property designation helps attract new commercial projects MADISON, WI. Feb. 14, 2017—The Certified In Wisconsin® Program, offered in partnership by the Wisconsin Economic... Gov. Scott Walker is proposing the renewal of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. loan program http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10598 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 WEDC is currently authorized to issue loans under its Business Opportunity Loan Fund, though that authority will go away in June under the 2015-17 budget.  Walker's budget proposal would e... Happy, Hippy Feet http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10578 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Youssef Rddad on Feb 13, 2017 at 8:00 a.m. Everyone needs socks, but for those who are homeless, a new pair can sometimes be hard to come by when shelters run short. Seeing this need is w... Broadband bill would target underserved rural areas http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10580 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Republican lawmakers are circulating a bill to expand broadband service in underserved parts of the state. MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican lawmakers are circulating a bill to expand broadband... WEDC loan program returns under Scott Walker's budget proposal http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10546 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Two years after phasing out the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.’s loan program in the wake of a scathing audit and several bad deals, Gov. Scott Walker is proposing to reinstate agency loan... State DOT Vastly Underestimated Project Costs, Audit Finds http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10411 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Audit Found Cost Of 16 Ongoing Projects Has Increased By $3B Thursday, January 26, 2017, 10:45am By Laurel White An audit of the Wisconsin Department of Transportation released Thursday found 16 on... Wisconsin Bankers Optimistic About Economic Growth In 2017 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10024 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Survey Shows A Majority Expect Bullish New Year Thursday, December 29, 2016, 3:50pm By Kyla Calvert Mason Wisconsin bankers are optimistic the state's economy will grow in the first half ... Annual Meeting Roundup: Pierce County EDC Honors Three Longtime Businesses http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10338 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 All kinds of encouraging news regarding the local business economy was presented Tuesday night to attendees at the annual meeting of the Pierce County Economic Development Corporat... Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax Losses http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10190 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Legislation would pay Minnesotans for Wisconsin tax losses By Don Davis, Superior Telegram, Jan. 17, 2017 at 4:53 p.m. ST. PAUL—The Minnesota House Taxes Committee chairman is tired of deali... Wisconsin Business Leaders Optimistic About U.S. Economy, Trump Presidency http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10035 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 January 3, 2017 Survey predicts uptick in hiring, profitability during first half of 2017 MADISON – Wisconsin business leaders begin 2017 very optimistic about both the direction of the U.S.... Ag plastics recycling program takes off http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=9953 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The road leading into the Pierce County Solid Waste Department was lined with trucks and trailers Monday, Dec. 5 as farmers waited to get a free dumpster to bring home. For farmers wondering what t... Prescott City Council approves plans for Vista Croix, DMC http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=9879 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Construction plans for both the proposed Vista Croix development and the new plant of Diversified Manufacturing Company (DMC) were approved by the Prescott City Council at its monthly meeting Tuesday ... Not just a treasurer: Beastrom set to retire http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=9885 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Matthew Lambert Today at 7:33 a.m. ELLSWORTH -- Phyllis Beastrom might be one of the hardest working people in Pierce County.   She’s a mother, a wife, an organist, a leader... Baseball park would anchor redevelopment of Hudson dog track http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=9717 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Nick Halter, Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal, Dec 19, 2016, 3:45pm (See Correction/Clarification at end of article) The former St. Croix Meadows Dog Track in Hudson, Wis., could be turned ... Energy dollars would fund broadband vouchers http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=9693 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Thomas Content , Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 12:04 p.m. CST December 3, 2016 Nearly 100,000 rural Wisconsin residents will be receiving $50 vouchers from the state if they sign up for new highspeed ... http://newscenter.purina.com/featured-content?item=905Nestlé Purina Delivers in a Big Way with Donation in Wisconsin http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=9872 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Surrounded by members of the Malone Student Council, Malone Parent Group and Prescott School District Employees, Representatives from Nestlé Purina’s Hager City, Wisconsin manufacturi...