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With an extensive railway system and close proximity to Omaha, manufacturing has had a long history in Fremont. Fremont is well positioned for businesses in...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Even though Fremont is located over a thousand miles from either coast, we can still offer some fun in the sun at our local beaches. The...
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Posted on Jun 13, 2016
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Fremont has three different locations with railway access, as well as a developed highway system, making it an obvious choice for businesses that plan to...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2016
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Have you ever wanted to dive into nature to hunt a bear with nothing but your wits and courage? Well, you can’t do that in...
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Posted on May 30, 2016
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Fremont is growing economically as well as increasing the quality of life offerings for residents.    One such example is the recent addition of a 6,000...
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Posted on May 23, 2016
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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
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An advisory council of high-level Information Technology (IT) business executives formed by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) two years ago has now branched...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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Technology plays a driving factor in nearly every business today. Whether the technology is displayed directly in front of the public’s face, or in a more...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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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
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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
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GFDC works closely with our educational partners to bring awareness to students of the quality education and jobs available in our community.  Whether looking for...
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Posted on May 16, 2016
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The Greater Fremont region is proud of its healthcare offerings.  Located in Fremont are Fremont Health Medical Center and Three Rivers Public Health Department. Fremont...
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Posted on May 09, 2016
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Fremont’s target industries include wood, plastic and metal manufacturing, seeds and oils, refining and blending, and animal food processing. These industries can find a shovel-ready site...
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Posted on May 02, 2016
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Nebraska has made it in the top ten states for affordable housing, a high quality of life, employment opportunities, and exceptional landscape for new and...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2016
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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
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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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Metropolitan Community College, in Fremont, Nebraska, offers a two year degree program in green data center management as a partnership with IBM. The program is...
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Posted on Apr 18, 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
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Greater Fremont Development Council frequently can assist your business with resource and workforce information and will provide assistance with any expansion plans.  Call us today...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2016
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Hear Nebraska is pleased to announce the 12 Greater Nebraska host cities and dates of the Good Living Tour storytelling and concert series project. Following...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2016
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Residing in the third best state for new and expanding businesses makes Fremont the place to consider locating or expanding your business. The Fremont Business Park...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2016
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Fremont Chamber hosts Business Summit on April 21st.  Be Informed.  Be Prepared.  Presentation about how proposed new federal regulations will affect your business. RSVP Required.  Call...
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Posted on Mar 25, 2016
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Help Fremont Public Schools celebrate their S.T.E.M. funding award from the Big Red Keno Science & Math Program. Fremont Middle School invites you to the Chamber...
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Posted on Mar 17, 2016
Category: Event, STEM, Education

Jeremy Baier and Larry Hangman believe that there is a need for welding supply store that not only provides customers with top-tier products, but also...
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Posted on Mar 14, 2016
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Magazine ranks Nebraska second highest for most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capital. OMAHA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Site Selection magazine has...
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Posted on Mar 08, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Governor’s Office and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will host a first-of-its-kind “Governor’s Summit on Economic...
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Posted on Mar 07, 2016
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INFORMATION AND COLLABORATION OPPORTUNITY FOR LOCAL INDUSTRIES IN DODGE COUNTY HOSTED BY: Fremont Public Schools Greater Fremont Development Council WHEN: Friday, March 4 @ 8:00-9:00AM WHERE: Fremont Public Schools Administration Building 130 E. 9th...
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Posted on Feb 24, 2016
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The first annual summit will be held on July 12th in Lincoln LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Governor’s Office and the Nebraska...
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Posted on Feb 23, 2016
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Are you a veteran looking for a civilian job? Check out Nebraska! Our new recruitment campaign, “The Good Life for Veterans” is geared towards getting...
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Posted on Feb 22, 2016
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A recent Nebraska Chamber survey found that more than 50 percent of businesses had difficulty hiring qualified employees during the previous year. A new Nebraska...
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Posted on Feb 15, 2016
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Did you know that 50 percent of U.S. products require welding? It’s no wonder there’s an increased demand for skilled welders. From cars to bridges...
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Posted on Feb 08, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) is accepting applications for the next round of Nebraska Developing Youth Talent...
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Posted on Feb 04, 2016
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Are you interested in buying your first home but don’t have any money saved for a down payment? Do you want to expand your business?...
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Posted on Feb 04, 2016
Category: Housing

Sylvia Matthews Burwell said, “Job training empowers people to realize their dreams and improve their lives.” An innovative training program called “Dream it. Do it”...
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Posted on Feb 01, 2016
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Arts and cultural activities add value to a community. They enrich our lives, bringing us joy and inspiration. Arts programs help give a town character...
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Posted on Jan 25, 2016
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Imagine a living in a place small enough where your neighbors know your name, you feel connected to the community, and you have rewarding employment...
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Posted on Jan 18, 2016
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CNBC named Nebraska the 4th Best State for Doing Business in 2014. We scored particularly high on factors like cost of living, access to capital,...
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Posted on Jan 11, 2016
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Storage space for International Spices, LTD, in Fremont recently grew a substantial amount following addition of a new wing to its storage shed and warehouse. The...
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Posted on Jan 06, 2016
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“During the search for the next economic development director, we looked for someone with the ability to market Nebraska both nationally and globally, and Courtney...
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Posted on Jan 06, 2016
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"Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person—not just an employee—are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean...
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Posted on Jan 04, 2016
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“Living in a rural setting exposes you to so many marvelous things—the natural world and the particular texture of small-town life, and the exhilarating experience...
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Posted on Dec 28, 2015
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Employers: do you need an easy way to post a job opening and find great candidates? Employees: do you want to streamline your job search?...
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Posted on Dec 21, 2015
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The Greater Omaha region of Nebraska has long been a hidden gem. We’ve got 1.3 million people within a 60-mile drive. We have low congestion...
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Posted on Dec 14, 2015
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Did you know that the Lincoln Highway was the first road built for automobiles that stretched all the way across the country? It was built...
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Posted on Dec 07, 2015
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“If you look at history, innovation doesn't come just from giving people incentives; it comes from creating environments where their ideas can connect.” ~Steven Johnson This...
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Posted on Nov 30, 2015
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Did you know that the Fremont Family YMCA facility is the second largest in the country? That says something about the value we place on...
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Posted on Nov 23, 2015
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Milton Berle once said, “If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door.” In the Fremont, Nebraska area, it’s easier than that. We have opened the doors...
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Posted on Nov 16, 2015
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Access to health care is a critical aspect of any community. Good health care services not only improve the physical health of residents, they play...
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Posted on Nov 09, 2015
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The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $1,834,010 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding in the category of Comprehensive Revitalization to pursue...
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Posted on Nov 08, 2015
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Nebraska has long been a leader in the agriculture industry. But as the agriculture industry changes, companies have to be creative to keep up. Value...
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Posted on Nov 02, 2015
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Businessman Harvey Mackay once said, "Your workforce is your most valuable asset. The knowledge and skills they have represent the fuel that drives the engine...
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Posted on Oct 26, 2015
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Businesses that need to recruit employees benefit from understanding the size, demographics and motivations of the labor pool. A recent Nebraska state survey evaluated many...
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Posted on Oct 19, 2015
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October 15, 2015 •  By Sam Pimper/Fremont Tribune Cody McKeone is a hands-on kind of student. He’s not one who enjoys sitting around in the classroom...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2015
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Some of the most successful companies begin when an entrepreneur finds a creative solution to a real life problem or develops a great product to...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2015
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James Cash Penney, the founder of JC Penney once said, “Growth is never by mere chance; it is the result of forces working together.” In Fremont,...
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Posted on Oct 05, 2015
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Register HERE Today! bit.ly/GFDCOctEvent Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC) is hosting a Small Business Administration(SBA) workshop for entrepreneurs and small business.  The workshop will take place...
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Posted on Oct 05, 2015
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The experiences you have as a child help shape who you become as an adult.  Since youth today are prone to detached interactions, it seems...
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Posted on Sep 28, 2015
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A well-educated workforce is better prepared and thus, more competitive. But in a Business Roundtable survey of its members, more than 95 percent of CEOs...
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Posted on Sep 21, 2015
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Creating a successful small business is an entrepreneurial challenge. But growing that business into a larger company is even harder. To reach that next level...
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Posted on Sep 14, 2015
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Since opening The Tow Line in 2012, owners Dan and Nicole Gillis have worked to provide customers with the best experience possible. The first steps taken...
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Posted on Sep 09, 2015
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For many industries, transportation is a crucial factor. Being able to move goods at the lowest possible cost is essential for a healthy bottom line. In...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2015
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Quality of life is a subjective measurement, but the Oxford Dictionary defines it as: “The standard of health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual...
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Posted on Aug 31, 2015
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  Fremont is thankful for members like Fremont Contract Carriers who have been in business for 50 years!  Congratulations to Mike Herre and his team! Read more...
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Posted on Aug 28, 2015
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Internships provide a great way for college students to gain valuable hands-on skills. But did you know that 50 percent of interns get jobs at...
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Posted on Aug 24, 2015
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A solid and sustainable economic development plan doesn't focus solely on trying to attract businesses from outside a region. It evaluates the strengths and challenges...
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Posted on Aug 17, 2015
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Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will accept applications for the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI), a program...
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Posted on Aug 13, 2015
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Glen Ellis is a father and entrepreneur. His company, Sycamore Leaf Solutions, was built on a need he noticed while volunteering at his son's school....
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Posted on Aug 10, 2015
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“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2015
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Research indicates that a high-quality education improves not just the earnings of individuals but the economic strength of their communities as well. Access to leading...
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Posted on Jul 27, 2015
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Lee Iacocca once said, “Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all...
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Posted on Jul 20, 2015
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"The way to an American economic comeback, the way to help those out of work today find a paycheck, is to unleash the forces of...
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Posted on Jul 13, 2015
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We’re aware that some people view the Midwest as “flyover country.” With an attitude like that, it seems clear they haven’t spent time here. They...
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Posted on Jul 06, 2015
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John C. Fremont was an American explorer. His published accounts of westward exploration were wildly popular and helped advance the cause of Manifest Destiny, or...
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Posted on Jun 29, 2015
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There is a substantial body of evidence illustrating the physical and mental health benefits of recreation, particularly the outdoor variety. Studies show that getting out...
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Posted on Jun 22, 2015
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Too often, those who haven’t visited dismiss Nebraska as a land-locked, boring place.. But those who live in Fremont know this couldn’t be further from...
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Posted on Jun 15, 2015
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Historically, Nebraska has been known for its agribusiness industry. Today in Fremont, we're diversifying within that industry. We’re determined to maximize our existing strengths to...
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Posted on Jun 08, 2015
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Jessica Janssen, who once led the Fremont Area Community Foundation, has been hired as the new vice president of development at Midland University. “As we continue...
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Posted on Jun 02, 2015
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An international push is being made to show senior citizens how integral of a role they play in their families’ lives. Many seniors succumb to anxiety,...
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Posted on Jun 02, 2015
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By Cecilia Harry As part of the Greater Omaha region and the state of Nebraska, Greater Fremont and Dodge County have a rich history and active...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2015
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Join us May 13-15 at The Embassy Suites Downtown/Old Market in Omaha, Nebraska for best practices from experts in the area of transportation and logistics!...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2015
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Barb Pierce has been promoted to the newly created role of Director of Business Assistance, Retention and Expansion of the Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC),...
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Posted on Mar 06, 2015
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The Annual Meeting was reported on in the Fremont Tribune. Click Here to go to article.
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Posted on Feb 24, 2015
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WASHINGTON– Today, Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet announced that the Small Business Administration (SBA) would launch a first of its kind tool on the federal agency’s website...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2015
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In few short years a farm kid from North Bend has taken an old-fashion cooking method indigenous to the Great Plains and turned it into...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2015
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FREMONT, Neb. — An entrepreneur here has taken a cooking technique from the Great Plains and turned it into a business that is growing fast...
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Posted on Jan 14, 2015
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Studies suggest that spending time outside is good for you. Of course, there are obvious physical benefits of getting exercise, but being outdoors, particularly in...
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Posted on Dec 08, 2014
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Choosing where to locate your business is one of the most important decisions you'll make as an entrepreneur. Geography is just the tip of the...
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Posted on Dec 01, 2014
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People enjoy life in Nebraska. It ranks as one of the highest states for well-being and contentedness and is one of the least “stressed-out” states....
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Posted on Nov 24, 2014
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There is a strong relationship between the educational level of a state’s workforce and median wages in the state. The better the education, the more...
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Posted on Nov 17, 2014
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By Fremont Tribune The executive director of the Greater Fremont Development Council is part of a six-person team that recently was recognized nationally for leadership and...
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Posted on Nov 11, 2014
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In this increasingly global economy, businesses have the ability to relocate just about anywhere in the world, but communities benefit from local businesses and need...
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Posted on Nov 10, 2014
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Technology is all around us. Every day, new tech-related businesses are springing up—and this trend shows no signs of slowing. With advancing technology comes the...
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Posted on Nov 03, 2014
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The average manufacturing worker in the U.S. earned over $77,000 in 2013. And the average age of these workers is 50. As baby boomers retire,...
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Posted on Oct 27, 2014
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Press Release by Nebraska Department of Economic Development FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Motion picture finishes filming in Fremont and Omaha, features Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning cast OCTOBER 27, 2014...
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Posted on Oct 27, 2014
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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...
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Posted on Oct 22, 2014
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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...
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Posted on Oct 20, 2014
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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...
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Posted on Oct 13, 2014
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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...
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Posted on Sep 23, 2014
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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...
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Posted on Jul 08, 2014
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  Results For Business provides summarized analysis of bills by categories that are of particular interest to business owners and managers. How They Voted provides an...
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Posted on Jun 25, 2014
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LINCOLN- The Nebraska Departments of Economic Development and Labor today announced findings from the Northeast Nebraska Labor Availability Study.  The study surveyed residents in and...
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Posted on May 15, 2014
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What's the secret?  There's a program that could give your business a big jump in snagging federal government contracts -- and we can help you...
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Posted on May 14, 2014
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Strengthen and Engage your Workplace. Grow your Business. A briefing for small and medium-sized businesses Tuesday, June 3, 2014 or Wednesday, June 4, 2014 7:30-9:00 am Gallup Omaha Riverfront...
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Posted on May 08, 2014
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State of Nebraska and State Chamber Promote Veteran Recruitment Efforts   (Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman is promoting “The Good Life for Veterans” jobs recruiting campaign,...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2014
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KEARNEY – Small business owners, do you feel like it’s tough to reach your target market? Do you wish you could expand to the global...
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Posted on Mar 26, 2014
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From the Communications Office of Governor Dave Heineman   (Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today announced that Site Selection magazine has recognized Nebraska as the number one...
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Posted on Mar 05, 2014
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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
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Foundation Supports FAMC Services, Offers New Scholarship FREMONT, NE – February 20, 2014:  The Fremont Area Medical Center Foundation is an important source of funding for...
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Posted on Feb 20, 2014
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2014 Hiring Our Heroes Veterans Event - Omaha, NE This Union Pacific Railroad sponsored hiring event is being conducted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation,...
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Posted on Feb 14, 2014
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(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced the upcoming Hiring Our Heroes job fairs February 19 in Omaha and April 1 in Lincoln. The Hiring...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2014
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Article By Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Rickerl   Businesses receiving awards Wednesday during the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce’s 2013 Awards Luncheon at Midland University highlighted the...
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Posted on Jan 30, 2014
Category: Community News

Article By:  Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Rickerl   A local farm operation that runs five generations deep is launching a new line of value-added products that it...
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Posted on Jan 28, 2014
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Article By:  Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Rickerl A local company’s response to its customers in the wake of spring and summer storms, as well as the...
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Posted on Jan 24, 2014
Category: Community News

Article By:  Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Rickerl   A multi-million dollar investment at Jayhawk Boxes has put Fremont on the global map as professionals from around the...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2014
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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 Jan 21, 2014
Category: Program News

Article By: Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Ricker What started out as a part time job for Les Shallberg has grown into a successful business that was...
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Posted on Jan 20, 2014
Category: Member News, Community News

Address outlines need for tax relief, “good time” reform & no Medicaid expansion   (Lincoln, Neb.) Today, Gov. Dave Heineman delivered his State of the State address...
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Posted on Jan 15, 2014
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Nebraska’s 2013 in Review By Governor Dave Heineman, December 27, 2013..... Dear Fellow Nebraskans: The New Year presents the opportunity to reflect upon important issues that have been...
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Posted on Jan 02, 2014
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(Lincoln, Neb.) Today, First Lady Sally Ganem announced that Nebraska has risen to the top five states for volunteerism according to the annual Volunteering and...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2013
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SCHAUMBURG, Ill., Dec. 16, 2013 -- /PRNewswire/ -- ConAgra Foods Inc. has undergone several transformations in its 94-year history. It was simply a grain miller,...
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Posted on Dec 20, 2013
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FREMONT, NE – December 18, 2013: Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) has announced plans to open two new medical clinics, one in Wahoo and one...
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Posted on Dec 19, 2013
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Wishing you a happy, safe and blessed Holiday Season from the DED Staff! Are dreams of new economic growth and development dancing in your head this...
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Posted on Dec 18, 2013
Category: State News

Article By:  Omaha.com   |   Steve Jordan, World-Herald Staff Writer   Communities on both sides of the Missouri River near Omaha are on the verge of a unique...
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Posted on Dec 11, 2013
Category: State News

Attention Local Businesses! Friday, December 13 from 11:00-12:00pm.  Come learn about the Intern Nebraska Program!  Learn how to utilize this valuable State program to pay for...
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Posted on Dec 03, 2013
Category: Events

Aricle By: Fremont Tribune   |   Chris Zavadil Dodge County became the 23rd Nebraska county to receive the Nebraska Department of Agriculture’s Livestock Friendly County designation. The...
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Posted on Dec 03, 2013
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Article By: Barbara Soderlin   |   Omaha.com   State officials are hoping a new series of videos will get students excited about job opportunities in Nebraska.   These aren’t your...
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Posted on Nov 20, 2013
Category: Education News

The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Nebraska District Office and the Lincoln chapter of SCORE will offer a seminar designed to take the mystery out of...
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Posted on Oct 24, 2013
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They've Got Mail, You've Got Customers; The Power of Email Marketing Presented by: Constant Contact, Rule of Thumb, and Performance Planners As a small organization, your passion...
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Posted on Oct 18, 2013
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The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership is reinforcing its mission with another key accolade – the Metropolitan Area Planning Agency (MAPA)’s prestigious Regional Service Award....
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Posted on Oct 17, 2013
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Article By:  10/11 Central Nebraska News   The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $2,063,400 in funding to improve infrastructure benefiting low- and middle-income residents...
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Posted on Oct 10, 2013
Category: State News

eXtension Entrepreneurs and Their Communities webinar Thursday, October 10, 2013 -1:00pm (CT); 12:00pm (MT) https://connect.extension.iastate.edu/etc-cop   On Thursday, October 10, 2013 eXtension will host a webinar on Small Business...
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Posted on Oct 07, 2013
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Tuesday, September 24th from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Presented by Roger Johnson and Aretha Prodjinothos of the Nebraska Business Development Center   Part 1: Position your...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2013
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Article By KTIC 840 Rural Radio Fremont, Neb. - This fall, Midland University welcomed the arrival of its largest freshman class in decades. Successive enrollment gains...
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Posted on Sep 13, 2013
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LINCOLN, Neb. — A new University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension website at http://eship.unl.edu/healthcare will help business owners understand the Affordable Care Act and its impact on...
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Posted on Sep 10, 2013
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"It's an amazing world we live in today," says Bob Everhart, President of the National Traditional Country Music Assn. "It's thrilling to see some prehistoric...
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Posted on Sep 10, 2013
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Fremont Area Medical Center  |  Amy Fachman   FREMONT, NE – September 6, 2013:  Medical helicopters already get high grades for saving lives in an emergency. Now...
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Posted on Sep 09, 2013
Category: Community News

Public comment period being held on Proposed 2013-2015 Qualified Action Plan for the State of Nebraska InternNE Grant Program   LINCOLN, NEB. (September 3, 2013)— The Nebraska...
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Posted on Sep 05, 2013
Category: Program News

  FREMONT, NE – September 3, 2013:  Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) invites the public to its Groundbreaking Celebration on Thursday, September 12, at 2:00 p.m....
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Posted on Sep 04, 2013
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The State Chamber, along with sponsor McGladrey, invites you to be part of Nebraska's annual Manufacturing & Distribution Executive Summit set for Sept. 19, from...
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Posted on Aug 22, 2013
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Article by:  Fremont Tribune   |   Chris Zavadil   Dodge County officials hope to beef up economic development opportunities with a Livestock Friendly designation from the Nebraska Department...
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Posted on Aug 20, 2013
Category: Community News

Article By the Associated Press  |  Eric Olson   FREMONT, Neb. — Brennan Azinger harbors no dreams of making it to the major leagues. In fact, if...
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Posted on Aug 20, 2013
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Nebraska Business Development Center is offering our 10-point business value and exit program for just $2,000 statewide.   This is a savings of up to 75% from...
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Posted on Aug 14, 2013
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Article By: Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Reckerl Those looking to de-clutter their lives might find the help they need in creating a perfect room from a...
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Posted on Aug 13, 2013
Category: Community News

Article by Fremont Tribune    Fremont Public Schools named Shawn Shanahan and the Fremont Area United Way board of directors as their 2013 “Distinguished Friends of...
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Posted on Aug 12, 2013
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By David Hendee   |   World-Herald Bureau   |   Published Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 1:28 pm   LINCOLN — Nebraska. Flyover state. The pejorative...
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Posted on Aug 07, 2013
Category: State News

Silicon Prarie News   |   Fank Merchlewitz   Glen Ellis goes above and beyond the call of the PTA. In 1999 the software engineer began volunteering at his childrens’...
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Posted on Jul 23, 2013
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Omaha World Herald   |   By Sue Story Truax / World-Herald staff writer   FREMONT, Neb. — Remember the theme song from the TV show “Cheers”? It had...
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Posted on Jul 22, 2013
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The City of Fremont received the Housing Partnership Award during the annual meeting of the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District (NENEDD) held on Thursday, July...
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Posted on Jul 19, 2013
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By Pollina Corporate Real Estate, Inc.   |   Brent Pollina, bap@pollina.com   CHICAGO-(July 16, 2013)-"Americans have noticed that while costs have risen, incomes have not.  In reality, the...
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Posted on Jul 17, 2013
Category: State News

DED News Release CONTACT: Jen Rae Wang, Gov’s Ofc., 402-429-4701, jenrae.wang@nebraska.gov Patty Wood, Dept. of Econ. Dev., 402-471-1559, patty.wood@nebraska.gov   (Lincoln, Neb.) Nebraska has been named one of America’s ten...
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Posted on Jul 16, 2013
Category: State News

Governor's Weekly Comumn  |  By Governor Dave Heineman   Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   Summer is a great time to visit fairs and festivals held across our state. Nebraska’s county...
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Posted on Jul 15, 2013
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Article by: Fremont Tribune   |   Tribune Staff Chairs were in their places and food vendors’ stands lined Eighth Street early today, signs that the biggest weekend...
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Posted on Jul 12, 2013
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Article By: The Fremont Tribune   |   Gov. Dave Heineman   We are always looking for ways to improve business and create jobs in our state. Providing a...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2013
Category: State News

From the Communications Office of Governor Dave Heineman CONTACT  |  Jen Rae Wang, 402-429-4701  |  Sue M. Rouch, 402-471-1970   (Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today commented on...
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Posted on Jul 09, 2013
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Article by The Fremont Tribune   |   Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce   With an array of stakeholders, including the City of Fremont, the Fremont Arae Chamber of...
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Posted on Jul 02, 2013
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Article By: The Fremont Tribune   As the Dodge County population grows and the landscape of healthcare changes, home health care and hospice needs are expanding....
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Posted on Jun 28, 2013
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Article by: The Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Rickerl   A new development on the northeast side of Fremont will bring a variety of new stores to consumers...
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Posted on Jun 27, 2013
Category: Community News

The Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership wrapped up a successful economic development "double header." Select Tour 2013, featuring the College World Series, ran June 13-15....
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Posted on Jun 26, 2013
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For its long-term stability, Midland University needs to grow – both in number of students and in facilities. But with little space available on its Fremont...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2013
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At a time when virtually every other hospital is spending millions of dollars to add rooms, Fremont Area Medical Center officials are taking a different...
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Posted on Jun 14, 2013
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The Fremont Family YMCA can move forward with plans to build a new indoor aquatics center after the city council on Tuesday approved a $200,000...
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Posted on Jun 12, 2013
Category: Community News

Article By: Fremont Tribune   |   Chris Zavadil   Nebraska Turf Products is growing. The company, headquartered in Omaha, is starting construction this week on a new 12,500-square-foot warehouse...
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Posted on Jun 11, 2013
Category: Community News

Splash Station and Ronin Pool are going to break with tradition a bit this year. The pools have historically opened on Memorial Day, but the first...
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Posted on Jun 10, 2013
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Article by the Fremont Tribune     The Nebraska Bankers Association awarded First State Bank and Trust Co. of Fremont as one of the recipients of its...
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Posted on Jun 10, 2013
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Improvements at A.J. Merrick Manor over the next two years will include bigger and better rooms for all the residents, a new sleep center and...
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Posted on Jun 05, 2013
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Officials officially kicked off the state’s newest economic development partnership during the Greater Fremont Development Council’s board meeting Wednesday at the Fremont Golf Club. GFDC announced...
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Posted on May 23, 2013
Category: Member News

From the Communications Office of Governor Dave Heineman   |   www.governor.nebraska.gov   Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   On May 27, we will observe the Memorial Day holiday in a variety of...
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Posted on May 21, 2013
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      Article By: Chris Zavadil   |   Fremont Tribune FREMONT, Neb. — People visiting the Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area may get the feeling that the park got...
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Posted on May 06, 2013
Category: Community News

From the Communications Office of Governor Dave Heineman   Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   I encourage all Nebraskans to get involved in their communities as a volunteer during ServeNebraska Week...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2013
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www.FremontTribune.com | Chris Zavadil... The Greater Fremont Development Council’s entry this week into the Greater Omaha Economic Development Partnership is a move toward a more regional...
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Posted on Apr 22, 2013
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Gov. Dave Heineman today encouraged Nebraskans to volunteer during ServeNebraska Week of Service, April 22-28. Gov. Heineman and First Lady Sally Ganem serve as Champions...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2013
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The partnership brings together economic development organizations in Omaha as well as Douglas, Cass, Sarpy and Washington counties. It began more than 20 years ago...
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Posted on Apr 18, 2013
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                        www.FremontTribune.com....  Students at Fremont High School -- and their parents -- are getting the...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2013
Category: Community News

Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) has been awarded the 2012 Quest for Excellence award from the Nebraska Hospital Association (NHA).   The Quest for Excellence award is...
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Posted on Apr 10, 2013
Category: Articles

The Nebraska State Recycling Association (NSRA) has grant funds available for municipalities, other government entities, non-profits and recycling companies (for example, waste haulers) who wish...
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Posted on Apr 09, 2013
Category: Program News

From the Communications Office of Governor Dave Heineman   Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   I want to share an update on the expected weather conditions we are facing as a...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2013
Category: State News

OMAHA, Neb. — There is still time to register for Intersect, one of the biggest entrepreneur and startup networking conferences in the state. Hosted by the...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2013
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                                         Read entire article at  www.FremontTribune.com.... The heavy lifting to date has been conducted behind the scenes through zoning matters, creating a site master plan and...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2013
Category: Community News

April 04, 2013 12:01 am  •  By Brett Ellis/Fremont Tribune Read entire article at the Fremont Tribune Officials at Midland University have taken a giant step in expanding the...
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Posted on Apr 04, 2013
Category: Education News

The Fremont Family YMCA can move forward with plans to build a new indoor aquatics center after the city council on Tuesday approved a $200,000...
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Posted on Apr 02, 2013
Category: Community News

Do you offer a service that Nebraska businesses would find helpful? Are you an expert in your field? Have you always wanted to share that...
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Posted on Mar 29, 2013
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Tune in for the ‘Growing Nebraska’s Innovation’ program which will premiere on NET2 World on March 28, 7 p.m. (CDT).  The program, sponsored by DED,...
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Posted on Mar 11, 2013
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Message from Ron Tillery, Executive Director, Fremont Area Chamber... The latest data shows our market experienced a stronger than usual seasonal growth of labor force and...
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Posted on Mar 08, 2013
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Article By: Ron Tillery, Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce   |   Fremont Tribune In the world of economic development it’s often said that a rising tide raises...
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Posted on Mar 07, 2013
Category: Community News

By Chris Zavadil   |   www.FremontTribune.com A group of high school juniors got a taste Wednesday of what it’s like to sit on the Fremont City Council. The...
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Posted on Mar 04, 2013
Category: Community News

This weekend we have a big event happening, the Y's men basketball tournament begins on Friday and all day Sat (over 80 out of town...
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Posted on Mar 01, 2013
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(Lincoln Journal Star) -- JournalStar.com reports that the Nebraska Chamber's "Forging Nebraska's Future" initiative has unveiled "100 NExt Generation Ideas." The report is the "culmination...
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Posted on Feb 14, 2013
Category: State News

Nebraska Irrigated Seeds is growing in more ways than one.  The company, with facilities in Nickerson, near North Bend and two plants on Somers Avenue...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2013
Category: Community News

According to the latest data from the American Community Survey, Nebraska has the ninth highest percentage of residents who have graduated from high school. About...
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Posted on Feb 12, 2013
Category: State News

Attention Owners, CEO's, Human Resource Directors!  Please attend the Regional Blueprint Workforce Forum hosted by Nebraska Economic Development District.  The purpose is to discuss strategies...
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Posted on Feb 11, 2013
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Promote full-time jobs, internships, and summer opportunities! Click on Heading above to see flyer.
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Posted on Feb 11, 2013
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Midland University made headlines in 2012 when its new hybrid masters in business administration program received accreditation, and in the fall when the school welcomed...
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Posted on Feb 08, 2013
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By Brett Ellis   |   Fremont Tribune Work has started on the installation of a fiber optic network created out of a partnership between Fremont Public Schools...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2013
Category: Community News

Fremont’s Sidner Ice Arena has turned into a popular practice destination for some of America’s top figure skaters.  With the U.S. Figure Skating Championships taking...
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Posted on Jan 31, 2013
Category: Community News

January 29, 2013 10:30 am  •  By Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune   A few projects already are noticeable, and at least one is finished, but Fremont’s downtown revitalization...
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Posted on Jan 31, 2013
Category: Community News

The Fremont Area Chamber, Fremont United Way, Greater Fremont Development Council, Midland University and Metropolitan Community College are collaborating on a Chamber YOUniversity Lunch 'n...
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Posted on Jan 30, 2013
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Kevin Lemmers believes new docks at the Fremont Lakes State Recreation Area will attract plenty of interest this spring. Six docks, being installed as part of...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2013
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Please take time to fill out this important survey. Dodge County is part of the Northeast Nebraska Economic Development District and we need citizen input...
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Posted on Jan 24, 2013
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J's success as a much desired restaurant to eat at began in Fremont, NE. Their success here led them to open 2 new stores: one...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2013
Category: Articles

The Food Processing Center is offering a one-day seminar for all individuals interested in exploring the idea of starting a food manufacturing business.  Please share...
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Posted on Jan 16, 2013
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December 24, 2012 8:30 am  •  Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune   Gone are the former Wall Theater, Fremont Dinner Train and Hero Automotive, but new on the Fremont...
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Posted on Jan 11, 2013
Category: Articles

The Fremont Area Community Foundation is excited to announce its first training session of 2013- Grant Wrtiing, led and co-hosted by Metropolitan Community College.  This...
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Posted on Dec 27, 2012
Category: Program News

The SBA Nebraska District Office offers a FREE, dynamic workshop designed to win federal government contracts for your small business each third Thursday of the...
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Posted on Dec 14, 2012
Category: Articles

The Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC) has worked hard this year with Golden Shovel Agency to improve their online presence - and they are now...
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Posted on Dec 12, 2012
Category: Articles

December 08, 2012 4:00 am  •  Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune   The Bosselman’s Pump & Pantry under construction on East 23rd Street in Fremont will be the first...
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Posted on Dec 11, 2012
Category: Community News

The Food Processing Center is offering a one-day seminar for all individuals interested in exploring the idea of starting a food manufacturing business. The “Recipe to...
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Posted on Dec 10, 2012
Category: Articles

FREMONT, NE – December 4, 2012:  Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for...
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Posted on Dec 06, 2012
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Dear Fellow Nebraskans: With the new year just a few weeks away, it’s a good time to remind businesses and students about a valuable program designed...
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Posted on Nov 30, 2012
Category: State News

NOVEMBER 5, 2012, (Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today announced that the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) honored the State of Nebraska...
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Posted on Nov 08, 2012
Category: Articles

Greater Fremont Development Council becomes a Finalist in the 2012 “Best of the Midwest” Mid-America Economic Development Council Awards. The Greater Fremont Development Council (GFDC) has...
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Posted on Nov 06, 2012
Category: Member News

(Lincoln, Neb.) Gov. Dave Heineman today announced that the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO) honored the State of Nebraska with the association’s...
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Posted on Nov 05, 2012
Category: State News

Governor Dave Heineman presented Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) with the Governor’s Wellness Award at a luncheon in Lincoln on September 27. The award honors Nebraska...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2012
Category: Member News

A new four-year graduation guarantee and an increased emphasis on recruiting students from Omaha helped Midland University attract its largest freshman class in the school's...
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Posted on Oct 03, 2012
Category: Articles

September 19, 2012 10:15 am  •  Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune   Construction has begun on a new 30,000-square-foot shipping building at the All Metals Market Inc. main processing...
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Posted on Oct 02, 2012
Category: Member News

JournalStar.com reports, "Thanks to a number of economic factors, Nebraska's second-quarter job growth was the best in four years, according to a report from the...
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Posted on Sep 27, 2012
Category: State News

It’s official. Fremont has the best-tasting water in the nation. The American Water Works Association announced in June 2012 that the Fremont Department of Utilities won the...
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Posted on Sep 27, 2012
Category: Community News

The Nebraska Chamber, along with its sponsor McGladrey, invites you to attend the Chamber's annual Manufacturing Summit set for Oct. 3 at the Grand Island...
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Posted on Sep 25, 2012
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Nebraska Business Development Center hosts Intellectual Property Workshop Thursday, October 11, 8:30 am–4:30 pm and Friday, October 12, 8:30 am–Noon at the University of Nebraska at Omaha;...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2012
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Join us October 2, 2012 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, for a job fair for veteran job seekers, active duty military members, Guard and...
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Posted on Sep 07, 2012
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InternNE funding is still available for companies wanting to hire interns and participate in the program, administered by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED). “The...
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Posted on Jul 23, 2012
Category: Program News

Governor Dave Heineman outlines the results of a year-long effort focused on economic growth and job creation.
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Posted on Jul 18, 2012
Category: State News

NIFA presents a great Webinar opportunity!
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Posted on Jul 10, 2012
Category: Program News

The Nebraska State Chamber announces 2012 Results for Business.  Find out what passed.  What didn't.  And what it means to your bottom line.
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Posted on Jun 27, 2012
Category: State News

Bringing Nebraska’s academic and research institutions together with the business community is a perfect example of the kind of partnership that exists in our state....
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Posted on Jun 20, 2012
Category: State News

The Fremont Area Chamber, with support from the Fremont Department of Utilities, has produced a valuable new information tool for businesses, developers and realtors to...
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Posted on May 24, 2012
Category: Member News

Intern Nebraska is a win-win for students seeking valuable business experience to further shape their future careers and to keep our youth in Nebraska. Students...
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Posted on May 02, 2012
Category: Program News

Eight community projects will benefit from up to $82,773 in Keno community betterment matching funds. The Fremont City Council approved the projects on Tuesday in accordance...
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Posted on Apr 30, 2012
Category: Community News

Metropolitan Community College has received an extension on grant funds for its Health Information Technology program.  The one-year grant extension was approved by the Office...
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Posted on Apr 29, 2012
Category: Community News

Did you know that Fremont is featured in Natura Pet Products’ national campaign? “See Beyond the Bag” is all about quality — not only of...
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Posted on Apr 26, 2012
Category: Community News

APRIL 25, 2012 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—The Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) has awarded $239,373 HOME funding to Three Rivers Housing Development Corporation (HDC), a nonprofit...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2012
Category: Program News

The city council on Tuesday officially accepted a “no further action” letter from the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality, clearing the way for the city...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2012
Category: Community News

The Fremont Technology Park is an 80-acre shovel-ready site that is owned by the City of Fremont. The city has done a considerable amount of...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2012
Category: Community News

The Tax Foundation released its latest study of bottom-line tax liability for businesses in each of the 50 states titled “Location Matters: A Comparative Analysis...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2012
Category: State News

FREMONT, NE, March 17, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- The sixth largest city in Nebraska is looking for suitors to move into the Fremont Technology Park. The...
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Posted on Mar 19, 2012
Category: Community News

Growing Nebraska’s Economy By Governor Dave Heineman Article found at www.Governor.Nebraska.gov Here. January 27, 2011 Dear Fellow Nebraskans: We are fortunate in Nebraska to have one of the strongest economies...
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Posted on Jan 31, 2012
Category: State News

Behind the scenes work generated key results for the Greater Fremont Development Council in 2011. "This last year was a busy year, but progress has been...
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Posted on Jan 30, 2012
Category: Community News

"The tag line, Nebraska Pathfinders, was carefully chosen as our identifier," Bill Vobejda said during a Rotary Club lunch Friday at the Fremont Golf Club....
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Posted on Jan 27, 2012
Category: Community News

Have you heard about Fremont, Nebraska Pathfinders? I hope so. It's really not a new identity. It fits who we are and where we've been....
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Posted on Jan 27, 2012
Category: Community News

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension Service recognized a Fremont city official Thursday for his efforts in instituting a biosolids distribution program with area crop producers. Extension...
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Posted on Jan 25, 2012
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The Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve presented a Patriot Award to Overland Products General Manager Bill Ekeler Thursday. The company, which received a similar...
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Posted on Jan 24, 2012
Category: Community News

Union Pacific said Friday it plans to invest $1 billion in railroad projects in Nebraska over the next several years to upgrade the capacity of...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2012
Category: State News

Fremont residents have the third-lowest consolidated property tax rate of all Nebraska's First Class cities in 2011, an informal survey compiled by the City of...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2012
Category: Community News

Omaha.Com article quotes John Boyd Jr., principal with the Boyd Cos. Inc. of Princeton, N.J.: ..." Nebraska's new Nebraska Innovation Fund, which provides incentives for a...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2012
Category: State News

Developing upper level housing in downtown is a top priority. That attitude was clear during a Tuesday night meeting to help craft a downtown revitalization plan,...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2012
Category: Community News

Looking across the lobby of the Midland University Event Center, Gov. Dave Heineman saw more than 80 of the Fremont area's next generation of business...
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Posted on Jan 15, 2012
Category: Community News

A new program in Fremont is hoping to match businesses with future employees. Dan Demuth of Christensen Lumber shared information about the Dream It. Do It....
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Posted on Jan 13, 2012
Category: Program News

A couple years ago, Runza sent its general managers to Disney World. It wasn't a vacation. Runza wanted them to go through a Disney training program...
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Posted on Jan 10, 2012
Category: Member News

Hero Automotive LLC is already making sales and the company expects to be fully operational before the end of summer. Xinyu Li, president of the company,...
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Posted on Jan 09, 2012
Category: Community News

Platte Valley Equipment will receive the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce's 2011 Agricultural Business of the Year award during the Chamber's annual Membership Awards Luncheon...
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Posted on Jan 06, 2012
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Major expansions at some of Fremont's largest employers took place in 2011. Natura Pet Products completed phase one of a $10 million, 40,000-square-foot expansion over the...
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Posted on Jan 01, 2012
Category: Community News

Officials from Fremont and Columbus were thrilled when the director of the Nebraska Department of Roads shared news that could move the U.S. Highway 30...
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Posted on Dec 20, 2011
Category: Community News

We're ending the year with many changes intended to make Fremont a great choice for new and expanding businesses. Here are two important developments: * Fremont...
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Posted on Dec 16, 2011
Category: Community News

Great Plains and American Broadband each announced in October their intentions to run fiber optic lines to the Fremont Technology Park at no cost to...
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Posted on Nov 29, 2011
Category: Community News

If you take a close look around our City of Fremont, you'll see signs that we're taking the right steps for business growth and expansion.
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Posted on Oct 22, 2011
Category: Community News

Construction of a new hangar and taxiway extension are expected to start soon at the Fremont Municipal Airport. City Engineer Clark Boschult said the north-south taxiway...
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Posted on Oct 22, 2011
Category: Community News

The lights went up Wednesday night on the $1.2 million restoration and renovation project in downtown Fremont. "Tonight we also celebrate the next chapter in the...
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Posted on Oct 20, 2011
Category: Community News

American Broadband expects to have fiber optic cable buried as far as Luther Road by the end of the week, weather permitting, and company representatives...
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Posted on Oct 13, 2011
Category: Community News

Graham Mueller has an interest in computers and what they can do. But the Fremont High School senior is getting to see a different side of...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2011
Category: Education News

In recognition and celebration of federal Community Development Week, Nebraska proudly presents the outstanding efforts of one of four of Nebraska’s larger cities: Fremont (pop. 26,397)—The...
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Posted on Oct 01, 2011
Category: Community News

Pella Corp. this week presented its Supplier of the Decade award to Overland Products of Fremont. Kraig Koehler, Pella's manager of corporate supply management, said the...
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Posted on Sep 30, 2011
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Eleven Diers Ford Lincoln employees were honored during a luncheon last week. Mickey Calais, Ford Motor Co., Kansas City region parts and service manager, spoke to...
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Posted on Sep 20, 2011
Category: Member News

Getting a good night’s sleep can be difficult. Imagine being hooked up to a bunch of wires in a sterile hospital setting with a camera...
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Posted on Apr 02, 2011
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Fremont Municipal Airport is the state's 2010 General Aviation Airport of the Year. A contingent of Fremont people, including Mayor Scott Getzschman, Airport Advisory Committee member...
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Posted on Jan 29, 2011
Category: Community News

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
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The Greater Omaha Chamber invites your company to be part of something exciting. There are approximately 200 talented, experienced IT professionals entering the job market in...
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Posted on Jan 27, 2016
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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

On August 28th, Fremont’s newest hotel project broke ground and began construction. Leisure Real Estate Advisors, a development group based in Lincoln, first contacted GFDC in...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
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Banking professionals are often the first point of contact for a business seeking financial solutions for growth and expansion projects. That is why GFDC hosted...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
Category: Newsletter

Executive Director Cecilia Harry recently conducted a trip to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to call on two companies that have a great impact on the...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
Category: Newsletter

Executive Director, Cecilia Harry, represented Greater Fremont and the Greater Omaha region on a recent business trip to Japan that included time with Governor Ricketts...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
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Resource Connection for Startups and Small Business Open flyer in browser HERE.   REGISTER HERE An important source of financing for entrepreneurs is the Small Business Administration guaranteed...
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Posted on Sep 24, 2015
Category: Articles

A recent nationwide survey indicates that cities with active “self-reliance” campaigns, like the Fremont Chamber’s Think Local initiative, see markedly higher retail sales performance. And,...
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Posted on May 21, 2015
Category: Community News

Vincent and Kerstin O'Connor are always ready to welcome travelers to their downtown Fremont antique store. And now through September, they'll probably ask to see your...
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Posted on May 21, 2015
Category: Community News

Greater Fremont Development Council shares their 2014 Annual Report.  Click Here to view.
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Posted on Feb 19, 2015
Category: Member News

A four-story hotel will rise on a portion of the land that once housed the Clarion Inn.https://www.economicgateway.com/mod_news/item/open/id/3763 Lincoln Hotel Group outlined its plans for a 75-room...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2015
Category: Community News

Dirt work has begun on a building that will house Fremont’s radio stations. Work on a 7,200-square-foot building at Getzschman Centre along 23rd Street is expected...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2015
Category: Community News

Genetically modified organisms have become a hot button issue as several states have attempted to pass legislation restricting the use of the technology in food...
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Posted on Feb 05, 2015
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Establishing a culture that encourages innovation in the workplace is arguably one of the most important predictors of long-term business success. Peter Drucker, the man...
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Posted on Jan 12, 2015
Category: Articles

There’s never been a better time to build your business in Nebraska. Forbes and CNBC have touted the state as a top state for doing...
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Posted on Jan 05, 2015
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Sustainable economic growth doesn't happen in a vacuum. It requires an array of resources (business friendly climate, skilled workforce, appropriate incentive and financing programs) and...
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Posted on Dec 29, 2014
Category: State News

Rural living has a number of significant advantages. There’s less traffic, more green space, the cost of living is usually much lower, and the quality...
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Posted on Dec 22, 2014
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When seven land speculators claimed Fremont, Nebraska in 1856, the Union Pacific transcontinental railroad figured prominently in their vision for the town. As these “Pathfinders”...
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Posted on Dec 15, 2014
Category: Articles

CHICAGO, IL, DECEMBER 8, 2014: The Mid-America Economic Development Council presented its annual Economic Development awards at the 2014 Mid-America Competitiveness Conference & Site Selector...
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Posted on Dec 12, 2014
Category: Events

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...
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Posted on Oct 01, 2014
Category: Events

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,...
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Posted on Jul 08, 2014
Category: Community News

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...
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Posted on Jul 07, 2014
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June 08, 2013 3:30 am  •  By Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune.    If all goes well, the Fremont Family YMCA could break ground this fall for the...
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Posted on Jul 01, 2014
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June 23, 2014 7:00 am  •  By Stephen Rickerl/Fremont Tribune.   Work is under way to build a lab that is the result of a public-private partnership...
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Posted on Jun 23, 2014
Category: Education News

Article By:  Ottumwa Courier   |   Josh Vardaman   OTTUMWA — New businesses are sprouting up in Iowa at a far greater rate than in previous years, according...
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Posted on Oct 24, 2013
Category: State News

Article By:  Fremont Tribune   |   Stephen Reckerl   After a decade and a half in secondary education, a Fremont native has returned home to take a leadership...
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Posted on Aug 16, 2013
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Cecilia Harry Appointed Executive Director of Greater Fremont Development Council Cecilia Harry has been appointed the executive director of Greater Fremont Development Council, a partner...
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Posted on Jul 29, 2013
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You are invited to the Dream It! Do It! End of the Year Celebration at Metropolitan Community College.  May 15th at 2:00pm at the MCC...
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Posted on Apr 30, 2013
Category: Events

Article By World-Herald Bureau   |   Leslie Reed   LINCOLN — Citing “explosive” enrollment growth that has their landlocked Fremont campus bursting at its seams, Midland University officials...
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Posted on Apr 08, 2013
Category: Articles

Intern Nebraska Program The Intern Nebraska (InternNE) program connects college students and employers from across the state, providing a unique opportunity for them to co-invest in...
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Posted on Mar 29, 2013
Category: State News

FREMONT, NE – March 8, 2013:  Fremont Area Medical Center’s free health and wellness fair, “Health Tracks on the Road”, will be in Dodge on...
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Posted on Mar 08, 2013
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Over the past few months, leadership of the Greater Fremont Development Council has been looking forward. “We’re exploring partnerships now that hopefully will benefit our community...
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Posted on Feb 01, 2013
Category: Community News

December 12, 2012 by Jonathan Daniels  |  Nebraska Radio Network   The Nebraska Department of Economic Development’s “Hiring our Heroes” partnership with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce...
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Posted on Jan 09, 2013
Category: Program News

    January 2013 Economic Indicators Report is available now compliments of the Fremont Area Chamber and Fremont Department of Utilities.
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Posted on Jan 07, 2013
Category: State News

KRVN reports that Gov. Dave Heineman "will begin work on the state's budget in the next month or so" and will "rely heavily on numbers...
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Posted on Sep 28, 2012
Category: State News

KearneyHub.com reports Jason Henderson of the Kansas City Federal Reserve's Omaha office told a Kearney audience this week that while Nebraska's economy remains sound, "the...
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Posted on Sep 26, 2012
Category: Articles

September 18, 2012 10:30 am  •  Chris Zavadil/Fremont Tribune The Fremont Planning Commission recommended approval of the preliminary plat and rezoning for the Fremont Commons development...
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Posted on Sep 20, 2012
Category: Community News

The Fremont Planning Commission recommended approval of the preliminary plat and rezoning for the Fremont Commons development Monday, and the first signs of construction might...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2012
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Posted on Sep 04, 2012
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Date: June 22, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Posted on May 29, 2012
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Dodge County Supervisors approved a $100,000 Fremont and Dodge County Convention and Visitors Bureau grant for The Legacy Group, a nonprofit organization that wants to...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2012
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Senator Charlie Janssen Column of 3/13/12. Last week saw more good news for the state of Nebraska on the success of our new economic development initiatives. The...
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Posted on Mar 13, 2012
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Lincoln Journal Star reports That Nebraska tax climate is tops for new businesses. That's according to the nonpartisan tax research group the Tax Foundation, which Wednesday...
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Posted on Mar 05, 2012
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The Legislature paid particular attention to economic development opportunities in recent days. We also acted to protect our tourism industry and recreational areas. The Revenue Committee...
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Posted on Feb 14, 2012
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Jim Young knows a thing or two about commitments. As chairman, president and chief executive officer of Union Pacific, Young leads the largest railroad in North...
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Posted on Feb 14, 2012
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Omaha.com reports on LB1118, "which would extend the Nebraska Advantage Act to data centers that cost at least $300 million and create 30 jobs," and...
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Posted on Feb 07, 2012
Category: State News

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Posted on Feb 03, 2012
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Union Pacific's plan to spend $1 billion on Nebraska rail projects in the next several years could help spark other investments from businesses, Gov. Dave...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2012
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Mary Robinson is looking for help to raise money for a project that could impact thousands of Fremont students. Robinson, teacher of the blind and visually...
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Posted on Jan 17, 2012
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The Fremont Hy-Vee served free breakfast to more than 700 veterans on Veterans Day 2011. It was a record for the Fremont store and one of...
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Posted on Jan 10, 2012
Category: Member News

'Study: Nebraska No. 6 in Job Creation Competitiveness' (Economic Modeling Specialists, Inc.) --  
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Posted on Dec 28, 2011
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Fremont still has the best tasting water in the state, the third annual Best Drinking Water in Nebraska taste test showed.  
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Posted on Dec 09, 2011
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'Nebraska Named No. 2 Best Managed State; Omaha Among Happiest U.S. Cities' The Cornhusker State continues its long string of appearances in the top ten...
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Posted on Dec 02, 2011
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(Fremont, Neb.) The Midland University Board of Trustees recently approved a resolution to seek accreditation for a new Masters in Business Administration (MBA) program. The...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2011
Category: Education News

When seven small independent Nebraska telcos formed a consortium called NebraskaLink, their initial goal was to create a backbone network to serve all of the...
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Posted on Oct 08, 2011
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Construction projects are still going strong at a number of schools in Fremont. Work is being done at Linden Elementary on a new addition that will...
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Posted on Sep 20, 2011
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Fremont Area Medical Center’s (FAMC) Center for Wound Healing is marking its one year anniversary, and many people have good reason to celebrate. Over the...
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Posted on Sep 12, 2011
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(Lincoln, Neb.) Midland University was honored Friday evening by state business leaders with the 2011 Power in the Partnership award. Presented by the Nebraska Diplomats,...
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Posted on Sep 10, 2011
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Today, Gov. Dave Heineman announced international business expansions in Nebraska with companies located in Korea, China and South Africa, as part of Nebraska's second Reverse...
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Posted on Sep 09, 2011
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Gas was 27 cents a gallon in 1961, John F. Kennedy moved into the White House, construction began on the Berlin Wall and Howard Pearson...
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Posted on Sep 09, 2011
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It's important to make connections. And a new group hopes to help area women make those connections. So on Sept. 15, Fremont Women's Connection will have...
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Posted on Sep 08, 2011
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Whether you are new to the community or your children have previously attended here, we extend to you a sincere welcome to Fremont Public Schools...
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Posted on Aug 01, 2011
Category: Education News

When Midland Lutheran College in Fremont used to mail enrollment information to prospective students each fall, many of those who received the orange-and-black envelopes tossed...
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Posted on Jul 13, 2011
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Lots of great changes happening in Fremont this month. A few could mean some temporary inconvenience, but you can be sure they'll pay dividends for...
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Posted on May 26, 2011
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Bruce Nelsen is just following his father's advice. In developing Fremont Commons, a mixed retail and residential development on the city's eastern edge, Nelsen is investing...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2011
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Students at Metropolitan Community College's Fremont Area Center soon will get the chance to be on the forefront of changes in the medical world. The New...
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Posted on Jan 08, 2011
Category: Education News

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