Wood Tech Center Meeting Its Goals In Langlade County

August 24, 2012

The Wood Technology Center at Northcentral Technical College is meeting its goal of providing accelerated training for one of the northwood’s most sturdy industries. The center, constructed through a cooperative effort by Langlade County, the city of Antigo, Northcentral Technical College and private industries, concluded three industry-based accelerated training sessions. The sessions —including a hardwood…

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New Nicolet Certificates Expand Job training Options for Northwoods Residents

August 9, 2012

Nicolet College is offering two new short-term training certificates and creating an evening option for a third to further expand higher education options for Northwoods residents. Classes will start this fall for certificates in Industrial Maintenance Fundamentals, Technical Communications, and the evening accelerated Supervisory Management certificate. “Employers value the skills that go along with earning…

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Langlade County, Wisconsin

August 2, 2012

Langlade County, better known as Wisconsin’s “County of Trails,” sits in the heart of the Northwoods, and offers three industrial parks, all with shovel-ready sites available. Situated in the county seat, the industrial park in Antigo benefits from the town being home to half of the 20,000-resident county. The Antigo industrial park offers cost-effective wireless…

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Success Celebrated at White Lake

July 31, 2012

Success was celebrated Thursday noon at White Lake. It was a day to mark what in the construction business is called the “topping out” when a structure is enclosed, at the White Lake High School. A project that got its start in the spring is ahead of schedule, under budget and according to just about…

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Langlade Hospital Demolition Begins

July 27, 2012

The original buildings in the Langlade Hospital complex started tumbling down Tuesday afternoon. A Green Bay firm, in conjunction with a local trucking and excavation company, will be working on removing the collection of buildings that made up the hospital starting in the late 1920s. Dave Schneider, the hospital’s CEO and administrator, said this morning…

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Positive Reactions For New Langlade County Cattle Barn

July 27, 2012

One of the new attractions to the fair this year is one that will be a mainstay for years to come. A new Cattle Barn is in the works and in use for the fair for the first time this year. Over the past several months work has been going on to replace a decades-old…

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Langlade County’s Jobless Rate Down A Bit

June 25, 2012

Langlade County’s unemployment rate dropped almost half-a-percentage-point between April and May, at a time when the rate in most mayor state cities crept up. The state Department of Workforce Development this week reported that 21 state metro areas reported increases in unemployment while 11 cities saw rates drop or remain unchanged. The situation is better…

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Langlade County Continues To Be A Strong Site For Job Opportunities In North

May 26, 2012

Langlade County continues to outpace its northwoods counterparts in employment opportunities. According to the Department of Workforce Development, the county posted a jobless rate of 8.8 percent in April, compared to 9.9 percent in March and 10.2 percent one year ago. While not stellar, those numbers are far better than in surrounding counties, including Ashland,…

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Wood Tech Program Caps First Year

May 22, 2012

Northcentral Technical College is wrapping up a successful first year for its wood technology programs, which are based out of the state-of-the-art Wood Technology Center of Excellence on the Antigo campus. The program’s advisory committee recently convened and reported that it was very pleased with the progress of the program and reaffirmed its direction, specifically…

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New Hospital Doing Well With Opening

May 15, 2012

Langlade Hospital is up and running today, and the first baby has already been delivered. After a whirlwind of activity over the weekend, the new facility opened on schedule at 7 a.m. Sunday morning, making it a very special Mother’s Day for the staff and planners who have devoted thousands of hours to the project.…

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