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October 22, 2014

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ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INNOVATION & LEADERSHIP AWARDS HONOR EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF GREATER FREMONT DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL
GFDC executive director, Cecilia Harry, was honored at a special awards ceremony at the annual conference of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) in Fort Worth, Texas. “This is an impressive honor and a strong statement of her capabilities.  She has quickly become a force to be reckoned with in the...

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October 20, 2014

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Value-added agriculture prospers in Fremont
Agriculture has been rapidly changing with technology, and Fremont recognized early on the great opportunities possible in the value-added agriculture industry. Fremont is focused on attracting the value-added ag industry due to the industry’s strong potential for growth. Newly attracted ag businesses include Brothers Feed Service and Butler Ag (who recently...

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October 13, 2014

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What makes a technology business successful?
The tech industry has grown exponentially in recent years, outgrowing the confines of Silicon Valley. Across the U.S., companies and communities are starting to realize the potential for strong tech business and employment opportunities. Hard work, good employees, strong planning and financing are key elements of any successful business, but technology-based...

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October 01, 2014

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Need welders? Check out Fremont's Newest Public/Private Collaboration !
Partnership provides opportunities for students, industry By Stephen Rickerl/Fremont Tribune More than 60 people representing Fremont Public Schools, Metropolitan Community College, Valmont Industries and local business people gathered Tuesday at Fremont High School for a ribbon cutting for the new welding facility. The new facility will house the district’s welding program, which through...

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September 23, 2014

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Fremont Housing Funds Now Available
FREMONT HOUSING FUNDS NOW AVAILABLE through the Northeast Nebraska Development District. The City of Fremont currently has funding available for owner-occupied housing rehabilitation and single-family rental rehabilitation. Funds from this program will be spent in the "Fremont Target Area" (see below) and can be used for weatherization, roofing, siding, foundations, electrical,...

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July 08, 2014

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Fremont Business to Reach National Market
January 13, 2014 7:00 am  •  By Stephen Rickerl/Fremont Tribune. A local farm operation that runs five generations deep is launching a new line of value-added products that it hopes to take nationwide in the coming year. J.P. and David Rhea of Rhea Cattle Company are expanding the family business with...

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July 08, 2014

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YMCA's Keene Lodge Taking Shape.
April 23, 2014 8:30 am  •  By Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune.  Campers will spend their last summer at the Fremont Family YMCA’s Camp Christian this summer. Jerry Rinne, CEO of the YMCA, said camp activities will move in the summer of 2015 to the Christensen Family YMCA Camp on West Military Avenue, where...

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July 07, 2014

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Program assists businesses while providing students alternate to four-year degree
June 16, 2014 7:00 am  •  By Stephen Rickerl/Fremont Tribune.  The announcement earlier this month that student loan debt had reached a record $1.5 trillion might cause some high school seniors to question whether the return on investment of a four-year degree is worth the time and expense – especially...

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