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Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.

Oct 27, 2022

WEDC will give Two Rivers $250K to repurpose old bank building into craft brewery

WEDC will give $250,000 to Two Rivers to turn a former bank building into a craft brewery. 

Jun 2, 2022

State providing up to $1.5M for cheese plant expansion in Oostburg

The state is providing as much as $1.5 million worth of tax credits for an expansion of a cheese-packaging and distribution operation in Oostburg.

May 17, 2022

BUILDING BLOCKS: Redevelopment of Main Street building in Cambridge

The village of Cambridge is receiving $72,700 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. to help with the renovation of this 130-year-old store front. The building’s ground floor has been used for everything from a hardware store, to a meat market a sporting-goods shop and a grocery store. Its upper floor housed the village’s clerk’s office.

May 12, 2022

Milwaukee Tool plans to invest $206M, add 1,000 jobs

Milwaukee Tool is planning to spend $206 million on its research and development centers, infrastructure and equipment at nine sites in Wisconsin.

Apr 13, 2022

BUILDING BLOCKS: Quarra Stone Company headquarters

Quarra Stone now employs about 45 people at its current site at 333 Atlas Ave., Madison. The new headquarters will put it in a position to hire 34 more over the next three years.

Feb 1, 2022

Plan proceeds to offer college classes to Wisconsin inmates

An effort to expand higher education offerings for state prison inmates is taking shape under interim University of Wisconsin President Tommy Thompson, who oversaw the largest expansion of prisons in the state's history during his 14 years as governor.

Jan 13, 2022

BUILDING BLOCKS: Argopur’s dairy project in Little Chute

This project will let Agropur increase of production of cheese and ingredients. It also involves the construction of cutting-edge waste-water treatment plant that will generate energy. The new plant will be built just north of Agropur's existing Little Chute factory. The plant’s milk-processing volume will more than double, going from 300 million pounds to 750 million pounds a year.

Dec 23, 2021

Foxconn qualifies for Wisconsin tax breaks for first time

Foxconn Technology Group has qualified for nearly $30 million in Wisconsin tax credits, marking the first time the electronics giant has secured state aid since breaking ground on its facility in the state in 2018.

Dec 10, 2021

WEDC recognizes officials for service to minority-, women-, veteran-owned businesses

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. recognized seven business officials for their services to minority-, woman- and veteran-owned businesses in Wisconsin.

Oct 13, 2021

Eau Claire businesswoman Cooke announces run for Congress

The Eau Claire businesswoman Rebecca Cooke announced a run for Congress in an open southwestern Wisconsin district on Wednesday, hoping to succeed retiring Democratic Rep. Ron Kind.

Oct 4, 2021

State tax credits support Agropur’s $168M dairy factory project in Little Chute

State officials are providing a tax-incentive to help pay for the ongoing construction of a $168 million cheese factory in Little Chute.

Jul 21, 2021

BUILDING BLOCKS: Expansion of IRIS USA operation in Pleasant Prairie

The expansion will allow IRIS USA to increase the number of face masks it makes at its Pleasant Prairie site, which now serves as the company’s manufacture, distribution, marketing and sales of plastic-injection-molded household and office products such as storage boxes and containers.


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