Economic Gateway http://www.momentumwest.org Momentum West News RSS Feed Sun, 20 Aug 2017 19:38:23 -0700 en-us Momentum West, WEDC, and other regional organizations launch statewide initiative to address workforce development needs http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13471 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Momentum West, WEDC, and other regional organizations launch statewide initiative to address workforce development needs Statewide expansion of web-based platform will enable local employers to engage... Stillwater Bridge Update http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13131 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Stillwater Bridge construction is well underway between St. Joseph, WI and Oak Park Heights, MN. Over 350 workers were on the bridge project this summer and two ringer cranes have helped progress ... Businesses Thrive in Neillsville http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13130 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you think that you need to be in the big city to succeed in business, visit Neillsville, Wisconsin. Our community is rural and absolutely beautiful but, the city offers the same resources you would... Western Wisconsin braces for opening of St. Croix Crossing bridge http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13305 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Spur for development Three Wisconsin communities could be affected by the bridge. The bridge enters the Wisconsin side at St. Joseph, with its rolling farmland dotted by elegant executive ho... Regional Report: August 2017 http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13268 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Momentum West Nominated for Economic Development Award   The Lower Chippewa Valley in western Wisconsin is primed for growth.  Located immediately adjacent to Minneapolis and St. Paul,... Inspire Training http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13269 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 0800 15:01:57 -0800 Inspire Long-term Talent Development: Connecting Students with Local Careers     August 30, 2017 Wild Ridge Golf Course 3905 Kane Rd, Eau Claire, WI ... Embracing Your Passion http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12807 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 4400 15:01:48 -0800 Going to college should not only be about preparing yourself for a specific trade or position. You should have the opportunity to explore your passions and discover what excites you. At UW-Eau Claire,... Exploring the history of the Wisconsin Hop Craze http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13258 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 4400 15:01:48 -0800 No matter where you look today, as we get smarter about making food choices, we see the movement back to real food. Whether it’s called whole, sustainable, locally sourced or fresh, it’... Wisconsin firms can visit Israel http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13256 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 4400 15:01:48 -0800 Wisconsin businesses will have the chance to spend one week in Tel Aviv to establish or expand their global reach. From Oct. 26 – Nov. 3, businesses can build international relationships in T... Farmers, processors reviving Wisconsin hops industry http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13257 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 4400 15:01:48 -0800 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 related businesses generated $295.8 million of economic ac... AN ADVANCED ECONOMY WITH A HIGH-TECH FOCUS http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13259 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 4400 15:01:48 -0800 Israel has a population of 8.6 million and one of the world’s most highly educated workforces: it ranks fourth in the world (behind Canada, Russia and the U.S.) in terms of the percentage of wor... Cardinal Events seeks to find niche market in event planning http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13260 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 8000 15:01:39 -0800 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 almost impossible to manage everything. But a new ... Grand Fete offers kitchen needs, classes and inspiration http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13261 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 8000 15:01:39 -0800 After running Urban Olive and Vine for seven years, owner Kay Timm said something was still missing. "We were fulfilling our customers' need with olive oil and vinegar, but there seemed to... First of three Second Street buildings completed http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13262 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Sun, 20 Aug 8000 15:01:39 -0800 The first of three new buildings is complete, situated at the gateway to downtown Hudson off Interstate 94. "We tried to retain the historic look to blend with downtown Hudson," said Mich... Ground broken on Discovery Center building project http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13263 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Under bright sunshine and before a large and enthusiastic crowd of supporters and contributors, the first shovels broke ground at the site of the forthcoming Discovery Center at Fourth Avenue and Kent... Co-op partnership builds donation of healthy food to community http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13264 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Co-op partnership builds donation of healthy food Local food co-op customers, farmers, and vendors provide healthy, locally grown, and organic foods to local food pantry. Menomonie Market Food C... Chippewa Falls City Council clears way for U-Haul center http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13265 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800  The plans for the former Kmart building in Chippewa Falls to become a U-Haul retail store and indoor storage unit center took a big step forward. The City Council unanimously approved the Pla... Region’s ag community looks ahead to 2020 http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13266 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After this year’s Wisconsin Farm Technology Days wrapped last week, Jane Mueller can’t help but consider all the changes the industry and the event itself have seen since the last time Eau... Keeping the Power On http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12806 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Where do you want your energy to come from? This is a question that very few energy providers ever ask. Xcel Energy is different. They are invested in our local communities and dedicated to creating a... Give Us a Like http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12805 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Durand, Wisconsin is on Facebook. Visit our page and like us so that you can find out about new businesses, events, and activities as soon as we do! Click here to connect. We know that you are b... CVTC Budget Shows Increased Enrollment, New Programs, and Facilities Growth http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13179 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Chippewa Valley Board of Trustees on Thursday, June 15 approved a 2017-18 budget that provides for new programs and major building projects in Eau Claire and River Falls.  “With this... State Board OKs Addition to CVTC River Falls Campus http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=13180 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Wisconsin Technical College System Board of Directors on Wednesday approved a $1.5 million addition to the Chippewa Valley Technical College (CVTC) campus at River Falls.  The project, alo... Go Outdoors in Clark County http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12804 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Living in the beautiful countryside has many advantages. Where else can you hop on your ATV and go for a ride without needing to make a trip into the mountains? Clark County is full of these types of ... RICE LAKE WEIGHING SYSTEMS’ LIVESTOCK SCALES ARE PROUDLY MANUFACTURED IN THE HEART OF AMERICA’S DAIRYLAND. http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12924 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Every livestock scale has a story. From the raw materials used in its construction to the people involved in its manufacture, the wide variety of elements involved in the scale’s formation ultim... The Valley's B&Bs offer a quaint lodging experience http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12931 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The bed-and-breakfast has its roots in a European tradition of letting a room in a private residence. A few things are virtually guaranteed with a B&B today: good company, quiet, and, of course, a...