PSC Broadband Survey

June 29, 2023

PSC Asks Wisconsin Households to Share Internet Experience to Improve Broadband Access and Affordability WISER tool will help inform ongoing broadband planning efforts The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC) is calling on Wisconsin households to share their internet experience to help direct recently announced broadband funding. On June 26, 2023, the National Telecommunications and Information…

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North Central WI Regional Entrepreneurship Assessment & Strategy Survey

June 26, 2023

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey. The purpose of this survey is to assess the North Central region’s business climate for entrepreneurs across the region’s ten counties (Adams, Forest, Juneau, Langlade, Lincoln, Marathon, Oneida, Portage, Vilas, and Wood). Your responses will help the North Central Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (NCWRPC) develop…

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Economic Development Corporation Spreads the Word on Lucrative Tax Credit Programs

June 14, 2023

In the world of historical preservation and confusing grant requirements, knowledge is key. That was the focus of a recent meeting hosted by the Langlade County Economic Development Corporation (EDC), which brought together area historical societies and financial representatives to review the myriad of possibilities to preserve and enhance historic structures for public use and…

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The reception desk in the lobby of Mosaic Massage and Float Center.

New Stress Relief Therapy in Antigo, Wis.

June 3, 2023

ANTIGO, Wisconsin, June 2—  Float therapy—and much more—has come to northern Wisconsin. Mosaic Massage and Float Center is in the midst of a complete remodel of the historic Peaceful Valley General Store at 533 Fifth Ave., Antigo. After months of work, owners Gina and Willie Losser are finally in the building and ready to offer…

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The Story of Adamski Sugar Bush

January 31, 2023

On January 14, 2023, at the WMSPA Winter Institute and Maple Vendor Trade Show in Marshfield, WI; Gary and Vicki Adamski of Adamski Sugar Bush, Antigo, WI were awarded the 2023 Lifetime member award. Gary and Vicky Adamski’s maple experience started when they were very young, just out of high school. Tapping trees on the…

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New trucking program gives the industry hope to get younger

December 12, 2022

With the entire country nearly 80,000 truck drivers short, the industry is looking for ways to bring in the younger generation, and they may have found a potential answer.   The ‘Safe Driver Apprenticeship Program’ allows for people ages 18-20 to be able to work, and drive out of state, something they wouldn’t have been…

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Neves Celebrate 20 Years in Business

December 6, 2022

For the past two decades, Gordon and Lisa Neve have immersed themselves in nearly every aspect of the Antigo community—literally from floor to ceiling. Monday, December 5, 2022, marked the 20-year anniversary of the couple’s ownership of what is now Neve’s Floors To Go Furniture & Mattress Gallery at 710 Fifth Ave. Like anyone in…

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Nurtured by talent and knowledge, North Wood Blooms is flourishing

December 6, 2022

Like a garden filled with flowers, a small business needs nurturing to grow and survive. That’s the message Andi Gretzinger, founder of North Wood Blooms, shares with students in the entrepreneurship training program hosted by Langlade County Economic Development Corporation (LCEDC) in cooperation with the Wisconsin Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The series of classes,…

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Sawmilling and Woodworking for Education in Wisconsin

November 17, 2022

Located in Northern Wisconsin, in the small town of Antigo, Travis Allen and Logan Wells have dedicated their talents to teaching sawmilling and woodworking at Northcentral Technical College (NTC). In doing so, Travis and Logan have set their sights on educating and preparing the next generation of woodworkers and forest products professionals. NTC instructors Travis and Logan…

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$110,000 donated to begin saw filing training at NTC’s Antigo campus

November 10, 2022

A $110,000 donation will support the forest products industry through a newly developed saw filing training program at Northcentral Technical College’s Antigo campus. The donation is the result of feedback from industry partners that prompted NTC to launch a capital campaign for the necessary equipment needed to offer the training. According to feedback from industry…

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