Economic Gateway http://www.polkcountyedc.com Polk County Economic Development Corporation News RSS Feed Fri, 22 Sep 2017 13:47:59 -0700 en-us Connecting Workers with Hiring Companies http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13630 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Workforce development is critical to the growth of our economy. This requires robust training programs, connecting workers with hiring companies, and increasing the skillset of the available workers. ... Meet Our New Executive Director http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13629 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Join us in welcoming our new Executive Director, Vince Netherland to the Polk County Economic Development Corporation team. Vince has a Master’s Degree in Public Policy and Public Administration... SEO Tips to Increase Your Exposure http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13628 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Fri, 22 Sep 8400 15:04:50 -0800 Search engine optimization (SEO) is critical for your business presence online. Without it, you could have a website that doesn’t come up in a local search. For most local businesses, it is impo... Receive No-Cost Consulting for Your Business http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13149 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 As an entrepreneur starting up or established business owner, there will be times where you need business advice, help connecting with the right resources, or tools to help you grow. The Small Busines... Business Service Award Winner http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13148 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Cardinal Accounting & Tax, LLC has won our Business Service Award for 2017. Local CPA, Martin Dikkers serves individuals, families and businesses in our area with a primary focus on serving the bu... The good things in life http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13147 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 More people are leaving big city life behind and moving to small towns. It’s not hard to understand. Small town life lets people slow down. It has loads of benefits, like affordability and enhan... SEO Tips to Increase Your Exposure http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=13146 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Search engine optimization (SEO) is critical for your business presence online. Without it, you could have a website that doesn’t come up in a local search. For most local businesses, it is impo... Winner of the Small Business of the Year Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12841 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Fri, 22 Sep 4400 15:01:48 -0800 Have you been introduced to Great Northern Innovation? The winner of our 2017 Small Business of the Year Award, they manufacture wear media and vibrating screens for the mining industry. They have bee... Small towns can be big on culture http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12840 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 The arts are a vital part of the economy. They promote creativity and innovation, which enrich civic life and ultimately fuel entrepreneurism. We don’t typically think of small towns as being... Take to the trails http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12839 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Recreational trails are a wonderful resource. They allow people be active and to get outside to experience their natural environment. They’re also a great investment for the economy, as they imp... Happy life, successful business http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12837 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Quality of life has become a key factor in deciding where to locate a business. It makes sense: happy employees are more motivated and productive. The Village of Balsam Lake is the co... Why Your Business Should be on Google Maps http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12836 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800   Google Maps is one of the most popular apps on the iStore and downloaded by millions of people. It is used as a navigation tool but also to find businesses in the area. If someone is on ... Available Properties for Sale or Lease http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12380 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Find a new home for your business in the Greater St. Croix Valley. If you are in need of warehouse or office space, we have available properties that are easy to access, listed at affordable rates, an... SunTuria Solar/Polk Burnett Electric Cooperative Recipient of Energy Innovation Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12251 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 L to R Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Ed Johansen, Operation Manager, Stacy Bergmann, Executive Assistant, Steve Stroshane, General Manager, Joan O’Fallon, Director of Communications,... Great Northern Innovation/RockShield Rubber Recipient of Small Business Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12252 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Gabe Feuerhelm, President, Lonnie Feuerhelm, CFO, And Steve Healy Retiring Executive Director. MILLTOWN – GreatNorthern Innovation/RockShield Rubbe... Cardinal LG Recipient of Large Business Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12253 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 L to R Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Jarite Dorenbush, Plant Manager, Joey Monson-Lillie, Human Resources Manager, and Steve Healy, Retiring Executive Director. AMERY – Cardinal... Cardinal Accounting and Tax, LLC Recipient of Business Service Award http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=12254 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 L to R Vince Netherland, Executive Director, Martin Dikkers, CPA and Partner, Theresa Schuknecht, CPA,  Dustin Moeller, CPA and Partner,  and Jami Flanigan, CPA and Managing Partner, and... Netherland named new Executive Director of Polk County EDC http://www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news/?item=11913 www.polkcountyedc.com/polk/news Wed, 31 Dec 1969 16:00:00 -0800 NEWS RELEASE May 4, 2017 Netherland named new Executive Director of Polk County EDC Healy to retire from organization following seven years as executive director Balsam Lake, Wis. – The...