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Jul 16, 2017

Tenere, Inc.
Driven? Hands-on? Team player? It's time to join the Tenere team.

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Jul 16, 2017

Specialty Coatings Systems
With over 45 years of Parylene engineering and applications expertise, Specialty Coating Systems is the world leader in Parylene conformal coating technologies, providing coating services for demanding applications within the medical device, electronics, automotive and military industries.

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Jul 16, 2017

Cardinal Glass
Cardinal Glass Industries is a management-owned S-Corporation leading the industry in the development of residential glass for windows and doors. We have grown to more than 6,000 employees located at 37 manufacturing locations around the United States.

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Jul 16, 2017

Foremost Farms
We’re aiming to be the world’s best, most trusted, most profitable milk marketer and milk solids processor – to Be Foremost. We are looking for employees who are dedicated to innovation and operational excellence. Check out our job listings and see how your skills, knowledge and experience can help us succeed.

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Jul 16, 2017

Amery Medical Center
Amery Hospital & Clinic is committed to the development of our staff. We recognize the contributions of our employees, auxiliary and volunteers, and the fact that each and every person plays an important role in the Medical Center’s ability to provide quality health care.

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Jul 16, 2017

Oxbo Corporation
Oxbo is a dynamic, growing company offering a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package including health and dental insurance, short and long-term disability, life insurance, paid time off and 401(K).

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Jul 16, 2017

Schaffer Manufacturing
Your Satisfaction. Feeling valued and appreciated certainly starts with competitive compensation and benefits. We also think it's about the little things... like employee fishing contests, catered lunches, and special incentives for achieving company goals.

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Jul 16, 2017

Advanced Food Products, LLC
AFP advanced food products llc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws concerning discrimination in employment. No question in the AFP employment application is intended to elicit information in violation of any such law. No information obtained in response to any question will be used in violation of any such law.

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Jul 16, 2017

Monarch Paving Company
At Monarch Paving, we are always looking for dedicated individuals to become members of our team and potential future leaders of our company. We search for the best people because we believe each person is important to our success. Our company provides rewarding and challenging careers while encouraging professional growth and development. This allows our people to become valuable team members while helping them realize...

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Jul 16, 2017

Osceola Medical Center
Osceola Medical Center, and its affiliates, provide health and wellness to the community with a caring and friendly staff. If you want to help make a difference in the community and join our team, we’d love to hear more about you.

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Jul 16, 2017

Lakeland Communications
Lakeland Communications takes pride in offering local service to our communities since 1908. In the beginning Lakeland Communications was comprised of Luck Telephone Company and Milltown Mutual Telephone Company. March 4th, 2002 marked the first day of a new endeavor for Lakeland Communications. Lakeland Communication’s subsidiary Lakeland Telecom, opened telephone service up in the Balsam Lake and Centuria communities. Lakeland Telecom offered local telephone service, long...

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Jul 16, 2017

Berghammer Builders
Berghammer Builders will be hiring carpenters, masons, and general laborers. Military personnel and veterans are more than welcome!! Berghammer Builders offers a full benefit package!

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Jul 16, 2017

Polk County
Are you ready to accept the challenge to serve and represent Polk County with integrity?

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Jun 07, 2017

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Dec 12, 2015

St. Croix Center for Economic Research Dash Board
The UW-River Falls Center for Economic Research (CER) in partnership with the St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (SCEDC) has released the latest edition of the St. Croix Valley Economic Dashboard. The dashboard is a snapshot of economic conditions in labor, consumer, agricultural and housing markets for the seven county St. Croix Valley. It presents the latest available data in one convenient package and can be...

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Dec 12, 2015

Executive Summary Labor Market Business Retention & Green Jobs Report
A healthy labor market and a healthy business community are two very critical ingredients for local economic development efforts. Without an adequate labor supply, businesses may be unable to meet the demand for their products and services, which may inhibit growth and undermine profitability. Likewise, if there are other issues of importance to local businesses and they go unaddressed, profitability may be undermined thus threatening...

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Dec 12, 2015

Polk County WIBRES Presentation
As Wisconsin’s economy continues to face change, it is imperative that government and economic development agencies at state and local levels work collaboratively to assist local businesses. Gathering data and feedback from business CEOs provides valuable information that can help communities develop strategic plans aimed at strengthening their local economies. In support of this philosophy, the Wisconsin Department of Commerce created a business retention program.

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Dec 12, 2015

Polk County Labor Market Conditions
This report summarizes the findings from a study of labor market conditions in Polk County in the Spring of 2010. The purpose of the study was to examine the existing and anticipated demand for labor in the county. Data for the study are drawn from completed questionnaires elicited by the Polk County Economic Development Corporation from seventeen employers. These interviews obtained information on characteristics of the establishments, vacant positions and recruitment...

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Dec 12, 2015

UW Extension Brochure
The University of Wisconsin-Extension provides affirmative action and equal opportunity education, programming and employment for all qualified persons regardless of race, color, gender/sex, creed, disability, religion, national origin, ancestry, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or parental, arrest or conviction record or veteran status.

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Dec 12, 2015

Polk County Information Center
Polk County is located in scenic NW Wisconsin, about 50 miles NE of St. Paul, Minnesota. It is our goal to provide you with enough information to help you plan your next vacation, or assist your family or business in the important decision to relocate here.

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Dec 12, 2015

Workforce Resource
Workforce Resource, Inc. (WRI) is a private non-profit corporation incorporated originally as the West Central Wisconsin Private Industry Council, Inc. in 1983 and has been in continuous operation in the nine county West Central Wisconsin Workforce Development Area since its founding. During that time, WRI has successfully managed the region's Job Training Partnership Act, Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act, numerous programs associated with AFDC and...

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Dec 12, 2015

How do marital property rules affect my ability to collect on a debt?
You’ve probably heard people talk about the Marital Property Act. The Marital Property Act may affect the property which is available to a creditor to satisfy a debt obligation. Under the Marital Property Act, any obligation of either spouse may be satisfied from all marital property. Meaning, even if one spouse was the only spouse who signed to incur the debt, the marital property of either...

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Dec 12, 2015

Business Succession Planning: Part 1
This is the first in a series of six videos on succession planning for the owners of a closely held business. This first video addresses personal issues for the business owner. In future segments, we will look at the business advisory team, documenting the business organization, timing of the business succession plan and, finally, financial matters. If you are the owner of a closely held business,...

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Dec 12, 2015

Forward Wisconsin
A resource for information on business climate, taxes and costs, workforce and State comparisons.

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Dec 12, 2015

Wisconsin Department of Commerce: Business Development
Offers business planning, site selection, initial capitalization, permitting, employee training, research and development, business expansion and export development, low interest loans, tax credits, training incentive programs, early-stage planning grants, and federal research grant assistance.

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Dec 12, 2015

Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Network (WEN)
Resource center and several grant opportunities.

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Dec 12, 2015

Tax Incremental Financing (TIF)
Tax Increment Financing (TIF) districts are established to improve and revitalize blighted areas or extend new development for industrial purposes.  Taxes on the improved value of the land because of redevelopment pay for the extension of the infrastructure and raise the tax base on an area that would otherwise stay undeveloped.

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Dec 12, 2015

Northwest Manufacturing Outreach Center
Offers impartial guidance that manufacturers need to increase the competitive advantage for their business.

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Dec 12, 2015

State of Wisconsin Business Wizard
Licensing, permitting and regulatory requirements, and necessary application forms. Identify available state resources, and access other valuable business-related information with this helpful website.

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Dec 12, 2015

Small Business Administration (SBA)
The SBA offers the “Wisconsin Business Development Program” including SBA 504 loans and SBA 7(a) guaranteed loans.

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Dec 12, 2015

Count-Me-In
The first online micro lender.  Count-Me-In provides loans from $500 – $10,000. Your first loan must be $5,000 or less.

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Dec 12, 2015

SCORE
Get advice to power up your dream. SCORE mentors are available online and in-person to share helpful business advice.  An expert advisor can help you make the right business decisions to successfully start your biz.  Free and confidential.

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Dec 12, 2015

U.S. Government’s Official Web Portal
Your online source on how to contract with the U.S. Government, file wage reports, get a State business license, get an employer ID number and other business services.

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Dec 12, 2015

USDA Rural Development
USDA Rural Development is committed to helping improve the economy and quality of life in rural America.  Financial programs support such essential public facilities and services as water and sewer systems, housing, health clinics, emergency service facilities and electric and telephone service.They promote economic development by supporting loans to businesses through banks , credit unions and community-managed lending pools. They offer technical assistance and information...

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Dec 12, 2015

Polk County Economic Development Corporation
he purpose of the Polk County EDC is to encourage and promote economic development and capital investment in Polk County in order to create and retain attractive jobs for a diverse population, enhance our community’s tax base, and facilitate positive, sustainable economic growth. Polk County EDC can offer assistance of starting and financing a business. Steve Healy, EDC Director (715) 405-7655 info@polkcountyedc.com

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Dec 12, 2015

UW-Extension Office, Polk County
UW-Extension Offices provide educational tools in land use and economic matters for residents and businesses. They custom fit their knowledge and provide research to communities with whom they are assisting.In a collaborative effort with UW-River Falls Small Business Development Center, the UW-Extension office also hosts a monthly Small Business Consultation Sessions.  These confidential face-to face sessions are an informal opportunity for local entrepreneurs to have...

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Dec 12, 2015

Momentum West
The best of business, education, service, technology and tourism is brought to your fingertips by the creators of this comprehensive website Momentum West. Momentum West is a regional economic development organization serving Barron, Clark,Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pierce, Pepin, Polk, Rusk, and St. Croix counties. info@momentumwest.org

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Dec 12, 2015

Regional Business Fund, Inc.
RBF, Inc. is a non-profit economic development corporation whose purpose is to promote business and economic development in west central Wisconsin. The RBF, Inc. offers loan funds to businesses within the Wisconsin counties of Barron, Chippewa, Clark, Dunn, Eau Claire, Polk, and St. Croix that expand within the region, diversify the economy, add new technology and create quality jobs and capital investment in the region. ...

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Dec 12, 2015

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Dec 11, 2015

Polk County Visitor Guide
Polk County has lots of places to see, things to do, and experiences to be had. Polk County is an all season vacation destination with a natural landscape found nowhere else in the world.

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Dec 11, 2015

TravelWisconsin.com
Wisconsin is a place you know you’re always welcome. Where locals share hidden gems. Festivals happen at the drop of a hat. And generations of families make memories. Let us share the real Wisconsin with you – because when you’re having fun we’re having fun. 

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Dec 08, 2015

Polk County Economic Development Directory
Whether you’re an existing business looking to improve and expand, or a new business interested in bringing your business to Polk County, this directory is your springboard in finding resources to assist you.

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Dec 05, 2015

Industrial Revenue Bond
All Wisconsin municipalities—cities, villages, and towns—are authorized to issue Industrial Revenue Bonds (IRBs). IRBs are municipal bonds whose proceeds are loaned to private persons or to businesses to finance capital investment projects. The Industrial Revenue Bonds are exempt from federal tax and therefore, are at a low interest rate. The entire project including land, buildings and equipment can  all be paid for via IRBs. Communities...

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