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Glen Park

Located in River Falls, Glen Park is home to trails connecting to the White Pathway to the north, River Hills Park to the south and the Kinnickinnic River; a public swimming pool; many large trees; grass and several types of recreational activities.

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Everyone loves a good competition, especially when prize money is involved. Students at UW-RF can compete to see whose business ideas and plans are the...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2017
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People determine their own happiness. But how content we are with life is not only and always a matter of perspective. And it’s certainly not...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2017
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“About 20 years ago, it was seen as really important to be strategic rather than tactical,” says neuroscientist Tara Swart. But advances in her field,...
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Posted on Oct 11, 2017
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Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) provided an overview of supply chain (contract vendor) opportunities associated with Foxconn Technology Group on Sept. 18 at the Cashman...
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Posted on Oct 11, 2017
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Do you have an interest in helping local businesses succeed? So do the founders and investors in Hill Capital Corporation. This is a publicly reporting...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2017
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Cheese. Cold winters. Packers. When people in other parts of the country think of Wisconsin, those are some of the main ideas that come to mind,...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2017
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Apple Crisp, Golden Delicious, Gala, just to name a few. These apples can be found on the 30-acre farm in El Paso Township, where new ownership...
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Posted on Oct 06, 2017
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Street tacos with shrimp, pork belly, fish, steak, or chicken. Bacon cheeseburger wontons. Smoked brisket. And we haven't even gotten to breakfast yet. These are a...
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Posted on Oct 05, 2017
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MADISON, WI.  – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is accepting applications from nonprofit and community-based organizations for a grant program designed to advance the statewide...
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Posted on Oct 05, 2017
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How Wisconsin Landed Foxconn Remember the big one that got away? Wisconsin doesn’t. Landing the largest capital investment in state history has a way of erasing bad...
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Posted on Oct 03, 2017
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Do you have the next great idea? Have you launched a company and are looking to grow? Getting off the ground can be difficult but...
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Posted on Oct 02, 2017
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Are you thinking about making major business changes, relocating to Wisconsin or opening a new facility? Making these decisions is not easy and a mistake...
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Posted on Sep 25, 2017
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Launching a company is exciting but it is also a lot of hard work. If you have no experience doing so, it can be easy...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2017
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By RiverTown Newsroom Today at 8:57 a.m. PLUM CITY — Mel Pittman, a Plum City dairy farmer and member of the Republican Party, has announced that...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2017
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Raising capital has just gotten easier in Wisconsin. If your business qualifies for the Qualified New Business Venture Program (QNBV), anyone who invests in you...
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Posted on Sep 11, 2017
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You never know when the family business will create a legacy but that’s exactly what’s happened with Wieser Concrete. Joseph Wieser founded the company in...
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Posted on Sep 04, 2017
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River Falls, Wisconsin, August 21, – Ross & Associates, Ltd. of River Falls, Wisconsin today announced that its status as an Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC)...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2017
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Do you need help with your business? Are your plans stalling due to a lack of capital or resources? If so, turn to the Wisconsin...
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Posted on Aug 28, 2017
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You can make a difference in the state legislature! You don’t need to be an elected official to impact what happens at the state level....
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Posted on Aug 21, 2017
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Associated Press, August 20, 2017  ST. PAUL, Minn. — Minnesota is giving up efforts to reach a tax reciprocity agreement with Wisconsin, a move that will...
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Posted on Aug 21, 2017
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WEDC, regional organizations launch statewide initiative to address workforce development needs Statewide expansion of web-based platform will enable local employers to engage directly with students and help build...
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Posted on Aug 16, 2017
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8/15/2017  Paul Jadin, pjadin@madisonregion.org, 608.571.0401 MadREP invites companies to showcase capabilities with free, statewide online tool Madison, WI – The Wisconsin Supply Chain Marketplace, facilitated by the state’s...
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Posted on Aug 16, 2017
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Greetings, economic development partners!   The news that Foxconn will  build a $10 billion liquid crystal display (LCD) manufacturing facility in our state – the first facility...
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Posted on Aug 15, 2017
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Who keeps the lights on? In Pierce County, it’s the Pierce-Pepin Cooperative Services. They provide energy solutions to our local community as a member-owned cooperative....
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Posted on Aug 14, 2017
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Employees of Three Square Market of River Falls have a chance at a new way to work with optional implanted chip technology starting Aug. 1. For...
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Posted on Aug 14, 2017
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ALGOMA - In the middle of dairy country, Russ Fulwiler had a different beverage on his mind when he went to plant crops. Dairy farming and...
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Posted on Aug 11, 2017
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Musical chairs for entrepreneurs … but the music doesn’t stop and no one is cut out of the process.  20 tables, 20 entrepreneurs. The Pitch &...
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Posted on Aug 10, 2017
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SEARCH FOR A WISCONSIN INTERNSHIP Recruit interns on WisConnect to enhance your skilled talent pipeline. Create an employer profile, post internships, search for Wisconsin college students...
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Posted on Aug 09, 2017
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WHERE THE PATH TO REVITALIZATION BEGINS Downtowns and historic commercial districts play an important role in their communities and in Wisconsin’s overall economy, functioning not only...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2017
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Almost everyone can relate to the stress in throwing a big party. Buying every item that's necessary, the planning and even the worrying makes it...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2017
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We are proud to be Americans and believe that in America, we can manufacture and produce the highest quality goods in the world. If you...
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Posted on Aug 07, 2017
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Ross & Associates, General Contractor for the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center being built in the Sterling Ponds Business Park, will be hosting a...
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Posted on Aug 07, 2017
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Have you been searching for the perfect building site for your business? Is looking at land and worrying about zoning or utilities causing stress? You...
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Posted on Jul 31, 2017
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By RiverTown Newsroom on Jul 24, 2017 at 1:23 p.m. Employees of Three Square Market of River Falls will have a chance at a new way...
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Posted on Jul 26, 2017
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Food the way that it is supposed to be grown – naturally, from the earth, and free from harmful chemicals. Organic used to be the...
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Posted on Jul 24, 2017
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By Rebecca Mariscal on Jul 15, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. Paul Schwebach is retiring, again. Almost four years ago, Schwebach retired from Royal Credit Union. Three days...
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Posted on Jul 15, 2017
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A scorecard on state economic climate We score all 50 states on more than 60 measures of competitiveness, developed with input from a broad and diverse...
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Posted on Jul 12, 2017
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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 12:01 AM  PCEDC Executive Director Paul Schwebach welcomed everyone to the 2017 Annual Dinner. Schwebach has announced that he will retire by...
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Posted on Jul 12, 2017
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The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC), in conjunction with the Center for Technology Commercialization (CTC), announced recently it is awarding up to $200,000 in Ideadvance...
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Posted on Jul 06, 2017
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6/27/2017  A new trade group, the Wisconsin Craft Brewers Association, has been formed to fight for the interests of craft beverage producers in the state.  This not-for-profit...
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Posted on Jun 30, 2017
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Posted Today at 8:56 a.m. Members of the Legislature's Joint Finance Committee, shown here during a 2017 visit to Ellsworth, haven't completed their work as the...
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Posted on Jun 26, 2017
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Posted on Jun 26, 2017
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The Dairy State’s immigrant farm workers see Wisconsin and President Trump in their rearview mirrors as they return to Mexico. And farm owners scramble to...
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Posted on Jun 26, 2017
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By Matthew Lambert on Jun 25, 2017 at 8:17 a.m. The 2017 Cheese Curd Festival was held on June 23 and 24 in East End Park...
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Posted on Jun 23, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Jun 22, 2017
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By Matthew Lambert on Jun 22, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. It starts with milk. Not just any milk. The best milk. For years, Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery has...
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Posted on Jun 22, 2017
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iPhone manufacturer Foxconn eyes Wisconsin for new plant Foxconn, assembler of iPhones, eyes Wisconsin for plant SCOTT BAUER Associated Press  Jun 15, 2017   Apple Event Apple CEO Tim Cook...
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Posted on Jun 16, 2017
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Thanks to the state’s growing economy and positive business climate, Wisconsin was named among Chief Executive magazine’s 10 Best States for Business for the first...
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Posted on May 25, 2017
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The Department of Workforce Development (DWD) today released the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revisions for March and preliminary estimates for April covering employment...
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Posted on May 22, 2017
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The official groundbreaking of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center in the River Falls Sterling Ponds Corporate Park was held on Wednesday, May 10....
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Posted on May 21, 2017
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JFC Also Approves Additional Money For Drug Treatment Programs Tuesday, May 9, 2017, 4:45pm By Laurel White Wisconsin's economic development agency would once again have the power to...
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Posted on May 10, 2017
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By Rebecca Mariscal on May 10, 2017 at 4:53 p.m. Rain held off as a crowd gathered for the official groundbreaking of the St. Croix Valley...
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Posted on May 10, 2017
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For the 13th year in a row, CEOs weigh in on what each of the 50 states has to offer your business. Click here for the...
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Posted on May 09, 2017
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By Kit Murray Today at 5:38 a.m.  Construction on the Highway 63 bridge is scheduled to begin this month. (Photo illustration courtesy of the project’s Visual...
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Posted on May 09, 2017
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State’s Tourism Spending up 3.28% to $12.31 Billion The 2016 traveler spending in Pierce County increased 4.05% to $25.9 million according to an annual analysis released...
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Posted on May 08, 2017
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By Rebecca Mariscal on May 2, 2017 at 9:59 a.m. After 20 years of growing their River Falls business Sajan from a small startup in their...
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Posted on May 02, 2017
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MEDIA CONTACT: Kristina LeVan, Wisconsin Department of Tourism  608-266-0458; klevan@travelwisconsin.com   Russ Korpela, Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce, Inc.  715-273-6442; director@ellsworthchamber.com  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE ELLSWORTH SERVES UP 16TH YEAR OF CHEESE...
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Posted on May 01, 2017
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MADISON — The Legislature's Joint Finance Committee will start writing its own version of the next state budget Monday afternoon. The panel will take about two...
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Posted on May 01, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 26, 2017
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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 – Department of Workforce...
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Posted on Apr 21, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 17, 2017
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?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...
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Posted on Apr 13, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2017
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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...
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Posted on Mar 30, 2017
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Posted on Apr 17, 2017
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