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Omaha Becomes a CreativeMornings City. Everyone is Creative. Everyone is Welcome. Omaha has officially been accepted into the CreativeMornings community and will join 157 other creative...
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Posted on Nov 04, 2016
Category: Community News

The University of Nebraska Food Processing Center is offering a one-day seminar for all individuals interested in exploring the idea of starting a food manufacturing...
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Posted on Oct 14, 2016
Category: Event

According to Steve Sabato at SmartAsset.com, folks working in Fremont might want to take another look at their 401(k) plans. Research done by financial technology...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2016
Category: 401 K

A program being implemented this fall by the Nebraska Department of Labor will give businesses across the state a new alternative to layoffs when economic...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2016
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One of the greatest advantages to living in Fremont is that we are dedicated to our workforce and education. We want our businesses to have...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2016
Category: Articles

Midland University is at a record number of students after recording its largest incoming class since 2013, released information says. The University is now at an...
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Posted on Sep 24, 2016
Category: Articles

Nebraska Trucker highlights Fremont project in 2016 issue. [Vol 78 No. 4] Read the article HERE.  
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Posted on Sep 23, 2016
Category: Articles

We work to bring employers and employees closer together. There are local, state, and federal resources to assist with that goal. To learn more view our...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2016
Category: Articles

The state of Nebraska has a particular interest in attracting veterans. With multiple incentives to live, work, and play in Nebraska, Fremont wants to encourage...
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Posted on Sep 12, 2016
Category: Articles

The Fremont Public School District recently received a $10,000 community development grant from First National Bank Fremont enabling it to continue providing invaluable services to...
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Posted on Sep 12, 2016
Category: Community

Through hard work, networking, and effective partnerships, Greater Fremont Development Council works to develop and support new and expanding businesses and our community too. GFDC works...
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Posted on Sep 05, 2016
Category: Articles

State roads officials rolled out a new process for selecting highway improvement projects Wednesday to mostly good reviews. For the first time, the Nebraska Department of...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2016
Category: Articles

Courtney Dentlinger just passed the six-month mark in her tenure as director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. Her verdict? So far, so good. “It’s been...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2016
Category: Articles

In the greater Fremont area, the name Sid Dillon and the word automobile go hand-in-hand. Like bacon and eggs. Or perhaps peanut butter and jelly. Essentially, it’s...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2016
Category: Articles

A brand is a promise.  Over the years, Nebraska has adopted a number of slogans and taglines which have come and gone.  One phrase, however,...
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Posted on Jul 19, 2016
Category: Articles

Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL), and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) announced Nebraska’s non-farm job count averaged 1 million...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
Category: Articles

A great idea, a customer base, a network of support, perseverance and a lot of “sweaty equity” all go hand in hand, spreading like seeds...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
Category: Articles

Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he will lead a trade mission, November 9-15, 2016 to meet with investors and host events in Xi’an, Shanghai, and...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Category: Articles

What was formerly the dilapidated Bernheisel Salvage Yard property has been transformed into an eye-friendly facility where people can recycle metal products and purchase car...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Category: Articles

Out the window, in the garden, where the big red tomato hangs, one can find a story leading all the way back, along the vivid...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Category: Articles

In 2012, Erin Teut finally fulfilled her more than a decade-long dream of opening up a Western apparel store. For much of her childhood and adult...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
Category: Articles

PRESS RELEASE - May 23, 2016 On Friday, Costco Wholesale Corporation filed a petition for annexation and rezoning for a poultry processing complex at Hills Farm,...
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Posted on May 23, 2016
Category: Press Release

There were inflatable slides, numerous games, challenges and an assortment of prizes. All the necessary components of hosting a superb carnival were present Friday evening at...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
Category: Articles

Nebraska's new economic development director says her experience leaving the state only to return and start a family contains a lesson on keeping young workers...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
Category: Articles

Landing a Costco plant in Eastern Nebraska Means More Job Opportunties for ALL Nebraskans Click here for Nebraska Department of Ag Press Release For more information on...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2016
Category: Press Release

Fremont, Neb. – (Apr. 18, 2016) Today the Fremont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve a resolution supporting CostCo’s proposed poultry...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2016
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FREMONT, NE – (April 14, 2016) - The Greater Fremont Development Council today announced that Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) has selected the Greater Fremont area...
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Posted on Apr 15, 2016
Category: Press Release, News

Greater Fremont Development supports the Fremont Dream It. Do It. program that links local high school students with college credits, local employers, paid internships, invaluable...
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Posted on Feb 28, 2014
Category: Program News

    Let's help our talent soar to new heights and rock their careers right here at home! CAREEROCKIT is a region-wide initiative to connect our businesses and educational...
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Posted on Nov 28, 2016
Category: Education News

Posted on Oct 31, 2016
Category: (none)

The Nebraska Department of Economic Development offers the Intern Nebraska program for the benefit of both individuals looking for quality paying internships and for companies...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2016
Category: Newsletter

On May 3rd a group of business leaders and staff from Archbishop Bergan and Fremont Public School joined Mayor Getzschman, GFDC Existing Business Director, Barb Pierce, and...
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Posted on May 04, 2016
Category: newsletter

Metropolitan Community College wants local industry partners to join advisory boards. Has your company recently hired an employee that graduated from Metropolitan Community College? Does your...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
Category: Newsletter

March 7th Deadline! We are seeking Industry Partners to offer Educator Internships! If interested, contact Barb Pierce, Director of Existing Business   402.753.8126 barb.pierce@fremontecodev.org Our goal is to provide educators an...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
Category: Newsletter

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