Economic Gateway http://www.momentumwest.org Momentum West News RSS Feed Tue, 23 May 2017 09:54:49 -0700 en-us Buildings Going Up in Menomonie http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11797 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you love trying new restaurants or attending grand openings at local stores? If so, you’re in luck because the old K-Mart building in Menomonie is getting a complete facelift. They are remode... Collaboration Yields Virtual Spec http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12260 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The construction of a spec building can be an expensive proposition with significant risk involved.  It can also be burdensome to the property owner, developer or municipality that constructs a b... Music, Festival and Food Lovers Welcome http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11796 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Whether you want to go Little House on the Prairie and participate in Laura Ingalls Wilder Days, attend the Flyaway Film Festival, or grab a brew while sitting out by the lake – Pepin County is ... Where Locals Go to Play http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11795 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If 250 miles of snowmobile trails, camping, hiking, and fishing, make you want to pack the car and hit the road – then head to Barron County Wisconsin. This is your family’s outdoor playgr... Made in Wisconsin http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11929 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 When we say a product is made in Wisconsin, that’s saying more than just where it was produced—it speaks to the attributes of the product itself. It’s a reflection of the high qualit... 2017 Wisconsin Innovation Awards http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11928 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 CELEBRATING AND INSPIRING INNOVATION. Wherever. Whenever. INNOVATION, IT’S WHERE WE LIVE. Wisconsin is an innovative state. Although discussions of  “innovation” are usual... Wine, Boating, Hiking, and More http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11794 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Polk County is only fifty miles from Minneapolis but it feels like a world away with a friendly, hometown feel everywhere that you go. This is the type of place you go to watch local kids walk in a pa... WEDC assistance to help Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery ramp up production of its world-famous cheese curds http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11880 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Ellsworth Cooperative Creamery, which produces 80 tons of cheese curds a day, is getting a boost from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) for the expansion of its facility in wes... Careers, Technology on Display at Manufacturing Show http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11882 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cole Hill knows what he wants to do in a future career. “I want to build motors – V-8s probably,” said the Colfax High School junior who spends time racing at the Red Cedar and Jim F... Employee-Owned Banking http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11061 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 If you want to be treated like family by your bank, consider switching to Bremer Bank. Unlike the big financial institutions, Bremer Bank is owned by its employees and the Otto Bremer Trust. This mean... YPWeek Wisconsin initiative aims to attract, retain young professionals http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11925 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is teaming up with young professional organizations throughout the state on an initiative aimed at attracting and retaining young talent in Wiscon... Kristo, C&M get Eau Claire chamber awards http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11950 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Kristo Orthodontics and C&M Properties and Construction won business of the year awards from the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce. The two local companies were presented the honor on Tuesday... Purple Tree continues to make positive change http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11937 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As a family owned business, the success of The Purple Tree is shared by two generations of the Bruch family of Hudson. "We opened our store in 2007," said Sarah Bruch, co-owner, "wit... Wisconsin's Cosmic Wheel Creamery churns out beautiful small-batch cheeses http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11944 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Rama Hoffpauir is an accidental cheesemaker. After years of cultivating vegetables, she and husband Josh Bryceson began talking about making their Turnip Rock Farm in Clear Lake, Wis., a self-containe... Council moves forward on Huffcutt Concrete expansion to Lake Wissota Business Park http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11948 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Just a few weeks after the Mills Fleet Farm distribution center was approved, the city of Chippewa Falls and Chippewa County find themselves in the midst of another developer’s agreement for pro... Xcel Energy Project http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11060 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 West Wisconsin and the Hudson area is growing, so is the company who supplies much of our energy – Xcel Energy. They needed a new facility to accommodate this growth and have just broken ground ... Building up Eau Claire http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11951 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Last year marked the third-highest value for building construction announced in Eau Claire’s history, based on a report released by the city. Builders took out permits for construction valued... Off to a fast start in ’17 http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11952 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 High-value building projects are starting 2017 off to what could likely turn into a record-breaking year for new construction in Eau Claire. By the end of March, the city had issued building permit... Turn around, there's another job available http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11949 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Never has job hunting been easier. Everywhere the 375 eighth grade students at Chippewa Falls Middle School looked in the school’s library was a booth for 16 different career fields. The loca... New owners, same great place http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11932 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ELMWOOD—The sign may say Big Dick's outside, but there's a new bar and grill in Elmwood. On Nov. 15, Josh and Steph Kern purchased Big Dick's Bar and Grill on Main Street in Elmwo... Candy Corner & Creations opens on Knapp Street http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11936 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A woman’s longtime dream has been made into reality with the opening of a sweet shop on the corner of Knapp and Third streets in Chetek. Candy Corner & Creations quietly opened on Saturda... Somerset restaurant rises from the ashes http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11934 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 A year ago at 2:34 p.m. Feb. 15, fire departments from nine communities responded to a fire at 128 Main St. in Somerset, General Sam's Sports Bar & Grill. The fire closed Main Street... Live, Work, and Play Downtown http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11059 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Halloween fun, an annual tree lighting, dancing, festivals, and more can all be found on any given weekend in downtown Eau Claire. You can even join Mr. and Mrs. Claus this December for horse-drawn wa... Local Wisconsin Main Street organizations recognized at annual awards ceremony http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11926 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) recognized the best downtown revitalization projects of 2016 at the 26th Wisconsin Main Street Awards ceremony held at Hotel Mead in Wisconsi... EXTending a hand: Extending broadband in Dunn County http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11945 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 John is worried that his larger ad in the Yellow Pages is not drawing customers to his small business on Main Street, even though he added a link to a bare bones website. Kaitlyn is relieved her fresh...