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Library Speaker Will Lead Talk on Attracting, Retaining Young People

Dr. Randy Stoecker, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor, will be in Antigo on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, presenting “Gaining and Maintaining Young Adults in Wisconsin,” which will review a recent study he and his colleagues conducted that identified key community qualities that attract bright, young adults to communities in Wisconsin.

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Agricultural Grant Workshops

Join the University of Wisconsin-Extension for a workshop designed to help farmers identify which grants or other financial options might be right for them. This workshop will address ways to plan projects and strengthen grant applications.

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CoVantage Expansion Takes Shape

There are four cranes and man-lifts working today on the expansion of the home office of the CoVantage Credit Union at Sixth Avenue and Clermont Street. The usually busy location in the downtown section of the city featured the lifts and cranes putting beams into place and the workers putting the superstructure of the added level to the building and multi-story addition on the east…

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State Will Host Hiring Event Here on Aug. 2

The state Department of Workforce Development will sponsor a targeted hiring event in Antigo on Thursday, Aug. 2. It will take place from 1 to 3 pm at the Antigo Public Library. “As employees of Department of Workforce Development we know there are job seekers out there unable to connect with employers,” Gail Hurd, employment…

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Old-time Methods, Modern Results the Goal

Grandview Orchard is turning to some old friends to propel it to new heights. Owner Lisa Rettinger has added natural plants, chickens and now pigs to the venerable orchard just east of Antigo, with a goal of creating a holistic, sustainable environment that benefits the trees, boosts soil nutrients and produces healthy livestock as well.

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Elcho School Update Continues with Crushing Blows to the Older Structure

A big backhoe dug into the 1960s-era portion of the Elcho school Monday, taking down administrative and classroom areas as part of an $18 million remark of the complex. Salvage work was completed in the structure—fairly new compared to many schools across the region—during June, leaving just a shell of the building that had housed…

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Economic Development to Hold Strategic Planning Summit

Langlade County Economic Development Corporation is holding its first Strategic Planning Summit on June 6th, 2018. Approximately 20 leaders are invited from our most concentrated industries and government. They will convene to share information for mutual awareness of the various entities economic development plans. The overall purpose of this summit is to align Langlade County…

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Fall In Love With the Byway Awarded JEM Grant

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism recently notified the Forest County Economic Development Partnership of its award of a Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant for the Fall in Love With the Byway promotion. An official award will be made by the Department of Tourism in August, when the campaign officially kicks off. The Fall in Love…

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Volm Announces Acquisition Of Atech, A Colorado Distribution Facility

Volm Companies, Inc., an industry leader in providing the highest quality packaging and equipment solutions to the fresh produce industry, has announced that it has acquired the business of Atech, Incorporated in Monte Vista, Colorado. Atech has been a long-time and valuable partner for Volm, representing the Volmpack line of equipment with a local sales…

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