Economic Gateway http://www.momentumwest.org Momentum West News RSS Feed Thu, 29 Jun 2017 00:04:54 -0700 en-us Events and Resources in Ladysmith http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12169 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you want to be in-the-know at all times? Want to benefit from the latest free or low-cost business resources? Need to establish key business relationships? The Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce can hel... $1.4 Million Business Incubator Launches http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12168 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Do you have an amazing idea, invention, or business plan? If so, there are many challenges along the way from idea to running a successful and cash-flowing business. Since getting off the ground can b... Take a Trip to Rice Lake http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12167 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Rice Lake is one of the top tourist destinations in Wisconsin because there is always something to do. Yes, this is a beautiful lake in a rural setting but it is also the place where brides go for stu... Groundbreaking Chippewa Riverfront http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12166 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Relax by the river, listen to music, and play at the park – all of this will soon be possible along the Chippewa River. The City of Chippewa Falls recently broke ground on a new city park that w... Having Fun at the Lake http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=11798 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Incredible views, amazing food, delicious wines, and fun events are abundant in Pepin County. On the shores of Lake Pepin, you will find so much activity and excitement, that there is never a dull mom... 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... CVTC grad climbs to a better future http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12523 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 EAU CLAIRE — Tara Holm’s favorite part of her old job at the Chippewa Valley Regional Airport was raising herself up in a bucket truck while de-icing airplanes. That became a small fact... Community businesses quickly jump in on scoreboard project http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12509 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 ELLSWORTH—Buying local isn't just a sales pitch to help out local businesses. Dan Harrington, a leader of the project to upgrade the Ellsworth scoreboard at Bob Young Field in Summit Park... Glen Flora apparel firm’s owners ensure company will stay put http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12525 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 GLEN FLORA — Gordon Dukerschein was about 8 years old when he and his siblings helped as their parents started a fledgling apparel operation out of a renovated dairy building near the small Rusk... 'Discover Wisconsin' will rediscover Hudson http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12515 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Discover Wisconsin will be making another round of trips to Hudson to feature the city on its tourism show. After filming a show here in 2014, crews will be back again for part two. Previously, Hud... Sand industry back in business in western Wisconsin http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12522 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Like the ghost towns left behind after the California gold rush fizzled, many of the frac sand mines dotting western Wisconsin sat dormant a year ago. Piles of golden sand sat untouched next to sta... Signs of economic promise? http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12518 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Way-finding signs were installed throughout Osceola the first week in May. The Osceola Area Chamber of Commerce hopes they’ll help tourists and locals find gems within the village. “We ... Report: Wis. visitors spent $12.3 billion in 2016 http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12519 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Visitors spent more than $12 billion in Wisconsin last year, marking the seventh straight year of tourism spending growth, according to reports the state Department of Touri... 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 ... New Red Wing Bridge visualization provides driver's seat perspective http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12510 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 While construction work is beginning on the new Red Wing Bridge project this month, people can now watch what the finished product is expected to look like. An updated visualization from the Minnesota... North Ridge Hearing opens new office in Hudson http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12517 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After eight years of operation, North Ridge Hearing Company has moved to a new location in Hudson at 900 Crest View Drive. Previously the company's Hudson business was done out of the professional... Business incubator breaks ground http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12511 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Rain held off as a crowd gathered for the official groundbreaking of the St. Croix Valley Business Innovation Center in the River Falls Sterling Ponds Corporate Park. With office and manufacturing ... UW-Stout opens new center with donation from Charles Koch Foundation http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12520 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Menomonie (WQOW) -- UW-Stout will offer new opportunities for its students next fall, with the help of a nearly $2 million donation from the Charles Koch Foundation.  UW-Stout said it has... 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... River Falls Sajan acquired by European company http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12512 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 After 20 years of growing their River Falls language translation business Sajan from a small startup in their home to a global competitor, Shannon and Angel Zimmerman are selling to Luxembourg-based A... Wisconsin entrepreneurs succeed by surviving in a competitive world http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12507 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Depending on what’s measured, Wisconsin can rank as one of the nation’s worst states for entrepreneurial activity – or one of the best. Sometimes, those extremes show up in the sa... JM Watkins brings home 2 awards http://www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news/?item=12513 www.momentumwest.org/momentum-west/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The exceptional quality of meat products produced by JM Watkins of Plum City was recognized at the 78th annual Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors convention in Madison March 30-April 1. JM Wa... 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...