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MARKETPLACE conference celebrates 40 years

Jean Marie Thiel (second from left) accepts her award from US Bank Vice President and Community Affairs Manager Suzanne Zwaska, Lt. Governor Mandela Barnes and WEDC Deputy Secretary Sam Rikkers. Entrepreneurs meet to encourage diverse business growth Nearly 800 business leaders from across Wisconsin paid tribute to the past and looked ahead to

2022-02-28T17:19:41-06:00February 25, 2022|INsource Newsletter|

Focus on rural Wisconsin

State website offers resources, highlights innovation A new spotlight is shining on Wisconsin’s rural communities and their residents with the launch of a state website: ruralwi.com—”a place for rural Wisconsin to find opportunities, celebrate our success and build a strong future.”  A project of WEDC’s Office of Rural Prosperity, the website provides a window into

2022-02-25T16:12:08-06:00February 25, 2022|INsource Newsletter|

Projects take on Wisconsin’s biggest workforce challenges

At the event announcing the Workforce Innovation Grant for Sauk Prairie High School, WEDC Deputy Secretary and Chief Operating Officer Sam Rikkers was greeted by the high-school marching band. Twelve regional projects tackling everything from advanced manufacturing training to attracting health care workers have been awarded up to $59.5 million in grants through

2022-02-25T16:42:45-06:00February 25, 2022|INsource Newsletter|

Nuts to you: WEDC grant aims to boost Wisconsin’s hazelnut industry

A Midwestern effort to crack into the hazelnut industry is getting a boost from a $79,800 grant from WEDC. The Targeted Industry Project (TIP) Grant will help with efforts to expand the hazelnut industry, which in the U.S. has historically been centered almost exclusively in Oregon.   Read More

2022-02-25T16:38:55-06:00February 25, 2022|INsource Newsletter|
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