Economic Gateway http://www.pcedc.com Pierce County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Thu, 27 Apr 2017 00:16:23 -0700 en-us Wisconsin Sees Record Home Sales In First Quarter Of 2017 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11684 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Strong Home Sales, Limited Housing Supply Drive Wisconsin Housing Market Monday, April 24, 2017, 3:10pm By Brady Carlson The latest Wisconsin real estate figures show continued growth in home sal... Caring for Animals http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11084 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Whether you can’t live without your dog and best friend or you depend on livestock for your livelihood, animal health and wellbeing is important. MAI Animal Health has been an innovator in anima... BLS Data: Wisconsin Ranks 15th in Nation in Manufacturing Growth Rate Year-Over-Year, Outpacing All Neighboring States http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11627 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, April 21, 2017    BLS Data: Wisconsin Ranks 15th in Nation in Manufacturing Growth Rate Year-Over-Year, Outpacing All Neighboring States MADISON –... Find it, fix it, leave it alone: New chiropractor comes to Prescott http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11526 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Dr. Carl Calabrese wasn’t sure what he wanted to be when he grew up. In fact, he didn’t even decide he wanted to become a chiropractor until he was an undergraduate student at the Universi... A new bill at the state Capitol would let robots take to the sidewalks to make customer deliveries across the state. http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11464 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A new bill at the state Capitol would let robots take to the sidewalks to make customer deliveries across the state.  An Assembly committee meeting yesterday on the bill featured a 35-pound co... Keeping it local: Swinging Bridge opens today http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11525 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Sláinte. A fitting saying for the Swinging Bridge Brewing Company. It means “health” in Irish Gaelic. Paired with the word mhaith, it translates to “good health,” a comm... Filling gaps for local entrepreneurs helps spur statewide economic development http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11524 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Startups, and the entrepreneurs that drive them, are a critical component of Wisconsin’s economic success. From the corner hardware store to the booming high-tech bioscience company, supporti... Liberal Arts Meets Economics http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11083 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you hear “economics” and immediately think about crunching numbers, visit the University of Wisconsin River Falls. They have made economics so much more by combining the best of a liber... Area employers seek ways to attract, retain workers http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11417 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 CHIPPEWA FALLS — The good news is Wisconsin’s unemployment rate is about 3.7 percent, said Ray Allen, secretary of the state Department of Workforce Development.  The bad news is e... Veterans Employment Grant Program http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11304 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ?Veterans Employment Grant Program The State of Wisconsin works to connect veterans with good, family-supporting jobs. One way we do that is by supporting those businesses that hire veterans. The V... Startup Weekend Coming in April http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11523 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Entrepreneurs are welcome to attend Startup Weekend April 7-9 at University Research Park, organizers announced recently. Similar to past years, the three-day event will give entrepreneur... Business Plan Contest entries reflect market trends — and state’s economic diversity http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11522 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest has always been a canary in a high-tech coal mine, chirping out alerts about the kinds of businesses emerging in the state’s economic ... You're Hired! http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11082 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you need a job? Are you looking to hire but can’t find the right talent? The Jobs Center of Wisconsin is here to help. They connect skilled workers, veterans, and the unemployed with local bu... Big plans as business incubator construction to start http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11290 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 By Gretta Stark on Apr 6, 2017 at 12:29 p.m.       The St. Croix Valley Business Incubator will be located in Sterling Ponds Corporate Park.  RIVER FALLS -- The River F... Veterans can earn up to $500 for entrepreneurship training http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11521 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Veterans and their immediate family members can receive up to $500 for the Wisconsin SBDC Network’s Entrepreneurship Training Program, thanks to a state grant and partnership with Bunker Labs Wi... Tom Still: Technology helps drive 'Holy Trinity' of Wisconsin economy http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11520 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Agriculture, manufacturing and tourism are the "Holy Trinity" of the Wisconsin economy and may always be so, given the state’s tradition of excellence in all three sectors. Technolo... Local Printing Done Right http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11081 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you need flyers created for your business? Are you looking for business cards, banners for a grand opening, direct mail pieces, or other marketing materials? If so, Helmer Printing can help. We ... Twin Ports Look To Be More Competitive With New Rail Partnership http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11159 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Backers Say Deal With CN Will Open Up New Markets For Regional Businesses Wednesday, March 29, 2017, 8:00am By Danielle Kaeding Members of a new cargo partnership in the Twin Ports say their deal... National Income and Product Accounts Gross Domestic Product: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 (Third Estimate) Corporate Profits: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2016 http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11161 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Real gross domestic product (GDP) increased at an annual rate of 2.1 percent in the fourth quarter of 2016 (table 1), according to the "third" estimate released by the Bureau of Economic An... WEDC assistance to help Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery ramp up production of its world-famous cheese curds http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11219 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 WEDC assistance to help Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery ramp up production of its world-famous cheese curds State tax credits support expansion of co-op in Wisconsin’s “Cheese Curd Capita... March 2017 Dashboard for St. Croix Valley Released http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11137 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The March 2017 edition of the St. Croix Valley Economic Dashboard has been released by the Center for Economic Research (CER) at UW-River Falls, in partnership with St. Croix Economic Development Corp... Quartet honored for Spring Valley impact http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11519 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Waverly Grade School (grades 1-8 with 36 students) is where Harriet Lansing spent her early years. When rural schools were consolidated in the late 1950s, she headed to Spring Valley, where she gr... Educational Opportunities http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=10712 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Are you looking to expand your knowledge? Do you want to grow as a business owner, executive or individual? Sometimes the best educational opportunities come from the business sector. Both the Federal... Puttin’ on the Ritz: Ellsworth Chamber ‘dolls up’ for annual awards http://www.pcedc.com/pierce/news/?item=11518 www.pcedc.com/pierce/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce annual awards dinner resembled a scene from the Roaring 20s — fitting, as the theme was “Puttin’ on the Ritz.” The event, held Monday,... 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...