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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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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
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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
Category: housing

There’s nothing there. It’s flyover country. Do you even have wi-fi? We’ve heard it all before, and it’s time to unite. We forge new paths, we continuously move...
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Posted on Sep 10, 2014
Category: Brand, We Don't Coast, Pathfinders

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
Category: ag

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: YMCA

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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  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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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: welding, education

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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  FREMONT, NE – March 19, 2014:  A. J. Merrick Manor, Fremont Area Medical Center’s long term care facility, has received the highest possible overall rating...
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Posted on Mar 25, 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
Category: Dream It. Do It., workforce, education, internship

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
Category: education, workforce

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
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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
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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: education, workforce, Dream It Do It

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
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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
Category: governor

(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
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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
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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: event, workforce

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
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by Richard Barrington  |  MoneyRates.com Senior Financial Analyst, CFA     Where should a young person go today to make his or her fortune? With student loan burdens...
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Posted on Nov 07, 2013
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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: Fremont Tribune  |  Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce   Workforce, regulation and taxes. These are the top three issues that keep being brought up in...
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Posted on Oct 11, 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
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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
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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
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  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
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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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From the Communications Office of Governor Dave Heinemann & Lt. Governor Lavon Heidemann   Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   With county fairs winding down, and the new school year gearing-up,...
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Posted on Aug 19, 2013
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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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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
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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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Article By:  Fremont Tribune   |   Chris Zavadil   The Budweiser Clydesdales are coming to Fremont. The world famous symbol of quality and tradition for Anheuser-Busch since 1933 will...
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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
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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
Category: News, Regional, Press Release, Greater Omaha

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
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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
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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
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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
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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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(Governor's column) -- In his week column, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman provides an update on Intern Nebraska, which "provides financial assistance to businesses creating new...
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Posted on Jun 25, 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
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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
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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: partnership, Greater Omaha Chamber, Trustees,

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: recreation, parks

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: Dream It! Do It!, workforce, education

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
Category: regional, economic development, omaha

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 when Sarpy County joined the Omaha Chamber’s economic development efforts. Washington County joined 10 years ago and Cass County became a member four years ago.
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Posted on Apr 18, 2013
Category: Greater Omaha, Regional Partnership

                        www.FremontTribune.com....  Students at Fremont High School -- and their parents -- are getting the...
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Posted on Apr 11, 2013
Category: education

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
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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
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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
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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: technology, fiber, property

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: Dana, Midland University, education

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 purchase and development agreement that will sell much of Memorial Park to the YMCA. Some of the details about what will happen next with the park itself, however, have yet to be finalized. The YMCA will use about 1.5 acres to build...
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Posted on Apr 02, 2013
Category: recreation, YMCA

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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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: internship, education, grants, workforce

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 - Workforce Focus Thursday, April 4, 2013 - Site Development   Conference participants are invited to attend a social hour from 5:00 pm until...
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Posted on Mar 25, 2013
Category: Events

FREMONT, NE – March 15, 2013:  A. J. Merrick Manor, Fremont Area Medical Center’s long term care facility, has received the highest possible overall rating...
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Posted on Mar 19, 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 total numbers of employed in January.  Typically, January numbers bump up, but both Dodge County and Fremont saw larger numbers than in the prior two years. Comparing year to year, Dodge County added 747 people to the labor force and 765...
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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: LB840, Fremont Jobs

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: education, leadership fremont, students, leaders

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
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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: Nebraska Irrigated Seeds

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
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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 for solving workforce challenges in northeast Nebraska. Join us for appetizers, cash bar and networking before the program starts at 6:30 pm. For additional questions, please contact Lisa Hurley, Regional Blueprint contact at 402-379-1150 or email at lisa@nenedd.org.
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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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Greater Fremont Development Council has teamed up with the Fremont Chamber, Midland University and Fremont Area United Way to bring attention to a GRANT program to assist companies with hiring an intern from Midland University and Metropolitan Community College.
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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: fiber, communication, technology, education

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: recreation, YMCA

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
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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 Learn program on Tuesday, February 19th at Midland University.  Please send a representative from your company to learn about the Intern Nebraska Program.    There is no cost to attend, but registrations are a must!  Register at www.fremontne.org or call Bonnie...
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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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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 Learn program on Tuesday, February 19th at Midland University.  Please send a representative from your company to learn about the Intern Nebraska Program.    There is no cost to attend, but registrations are a must!  Register at www.fremontne.org or call Bonnie...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2013
Category: event, lunch n learn, workforce

Big Brothers Big Sisters will kick off its 40th year in Fremont with its annual Soup and Hoops Chili Champs Feed at Midland University on...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2013
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Tuesday, February 12th is right around the corner and we hope you will join us or invite others to join us at this year’s 7th...
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Posted on Jan 18, 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
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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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Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   This week, I announced a joint compact between the University of Nebraska and Nebraska State College System that would help ensure continued affordable...
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Posted on Jan 11, 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
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By Governor Dave Heineman January 4, 2012 Dear Fellow Nebraskans:   The 25th Annual Governor’s Ag Conference will be held February 12-13 at the Younes Conference Center in Kearney....
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Posted on Jan 04, 2013
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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 training is available to nonprofit organizations, board members and community volunteers interested in learning more about grant writing.  Register Today!  Call 402.721.4252 or email info@facfoundation.org. Training is on Friday, February 1, 2013 at 9AM at the Metropolitan Community College-Fremont Campus in...
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Posted on Dec 27, 2012
Category: training, grant, Metropolitan Community College, Fremont Area Community Foundation

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
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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
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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
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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 Reality” seminar will be offered on January 12, 2013. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. Registration deadline is December 15, 2012. Contact Jill Gifford at 402-472-2819 or jgifford1@unl.edu for an information packet. Jill D. Gifford Food Entrepreneur Assistance Program Manager The Food Processing...
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Posted on Dec 10, 2012
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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 to enhance student business skills and for students to gain real life business experience. This program is Intern Nebraska. More than 200 companies have taken advantage of this grant program designed to help offset some of the cost and risk businesses...
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Posted on Nov 30, 2012
Category: news, Lincoln, Governor, Intern Nebraska, jobs

FREMONT, NE – November 6, 2012: Fremont Area Medical Center (FAMC) has been awarded a Five Star Quality Rating by the Centers for Medicare and...
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Posted on Nov 09, 2012
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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
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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 worked hard this year with Golden Shovel Agency to improve their online presence - and others have taken notice. Every year, the Mid-America Economic Development Council hosts a conference where they recognize the top leaders in Economic Development in the...
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Posted on Nov 06, 2012
Category: News, Regional, Midwest, Press Release, MAEDC, Award

(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 State Technology Innovator award. Brenda Decker, Chief Information Officer, accepted the award at a ceremony in San Diego. “I’m very proud of Brenda and her staff and all of the hard work they do each day for the citizens of Nebraska,”...
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Posted on Nov 05, 2012
Category: Technology Park, News, Nebraska, Governor Heineman, Award

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 employers for efforts in promoting workplace wellness. Nebraska is one of only a handful of states nationwide that honors wellness efforts of employers. “These awards recognize employers for their serious commitment to employee well-being,” said Gov. Heineman. “Prevention and wellness efforts...
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Posted on Oct 12, 2012
Category: FAMC, health, awards, recognition, healthcare

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
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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: expansion, building, all metals

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
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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 annual “Best of the Best” Water Taste Test. The city competed with regional winners from across North America. “I was pretty excited,” said Larry Andreasen, water and sewer system supervisor. “Fremont has the best-tasting water in the world if you ask me.” Andreasen...
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Posted on Sep 27, 2012
Category: News articles, local

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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The Omaha World-Herald, in its editorial at Omaha.com, writes about the Nebraska Chamber's Forging Nebraska's Future and its new website -- www.NebraskaIdeas.com. The editorial states:...
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Posted on Sep 25, 2012
Category: Forging Nebraska's Future, State Chamber, Nebraska,

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: news, retail, development

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; Thompson Alumni Center, 6705 Dodge Street The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office estimates that intellectual property theft costs U.S. companies $250 billion each year. Since your company’s intellectual property may be more valuable than its physical assets, it is vitally important that you are...
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Posted on Sep 18, 2012
Category: intellectual property, workshop, NBDC

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
Category: News Categories, Events

Nebraska Asset Modernization Initiative Click Here to learn the latest information about the program and about NIFA's monthly webinars. The Nebraska Asset Modernization Initiative is designed to...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 first-year response has been encouraging, and we look forward to helping additional businesses find the interns needed to meet their skill demands,” said Catherine D. Lang, DED Director. “This program offers a good balance of assisting employers to find future...
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Posted on Jul 23, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Politics

Governor Dave Heineman outlines the Entrepreneurship Acceleration Program and how it will help Nebraska's businesses.
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Posted on Jul 18, 2012
Category: News Categories, Opinions/Editorial

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

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
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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. We need an effective way to take the innovation and discoveries being developed today and move them from a lab into the marketplace.  
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Posted on Jun 20, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National, Opinions/Editorial

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 track market activity.  It is our hope this report will help people make informed decisions regarding investments, as well as, general business strategies.  
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Posted on May 24, 2012
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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 have hands-on opportunities that help them fully experience the true operations and inner workings of their chosen career paths.
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Posted on May 02, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

From June to September 2011 gross job gains from opening and expanding private sector establishments were 7.1 million, an increase of 166,000 jobs from the previous quarter, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Over this period, gross job losses from closing and contracting private sector establishments were 6.3 million, a decrease of 9,000 jobs from the previous quarter.
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Posted on May 01, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 with new guidelines that were put in place in January. Keno match requests in the past were considered individually as they were received, but the new guidelines included an April 1 application deadline, and specified 12 local nonprofit organizations eligible to...
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Posted on Apr 30, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology. The grant funds 100 percent of tuition and fees for qualifying students to participate in Metro’s Health Information Technology program.  “This grant allows Nebraska citizens to be able to scale up their skill...
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Posted on Apr 29, 2012
Category: News Categories, From the Office, Local/Domestic/National, Public Announcements

Did you know that Fremont is featured in Natura Pet Products’ national campaign? “See Beyond the Bag” is all about quality — not only of Natura’s manufacturing processes and natural ingredients, but also the great quality of life right here in Fremont. With the recent state approval of the former Izaak Walton Trap Range site, we look forward to Natura’s continued expansion in our community.
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Posted on Apr 26, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 Community Housing Development Corporation based in Tekamah, to undertake a Purchase/Rehab/Resale program. Five first-time homeowners earning at or below 80 percent of the median area income and living in Burt, Cuming, Dodge and Washington counties may qualify for as much as...
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Posted on Apr 25, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 to sell to Natura Pet Products the 23-acre site south of Natura, and an additional 25 acres north of Natura, for future development.
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Posted on Apr 25, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 infrastructure development to make the site ideal for a technology related business or data center. The site is an excellent central location just 20 minutes from Omaha, Nebraska and 35 minutes from the Omaha Eppley Airfield. The City of Fremont offers...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2012
Category: News Categories, From the Office

LB1043 and LB1118 were signed into law on March 7, and are pivotal to attracting and expanding businesses in Nebraska. LB1043 allows public power districts in the state to negotiate electric rates for large power users that are below the standard retail rate but would remove a requirement that rates would rise at the same rate as retail rates. The law applies to economic development projects...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy

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 of State Tax Costs on Business”. The study found that Nebraska was No. 1 overall for newly established operations, and for both new corporate headquarters and new call centers. Nebraska also ranked No. 2 for mature R&D operations, with a...
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Posted on Mar 28, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy

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 technology park is ideally set up for data centers and technology-related businesses. Pat Langan, Director of the Greater Fremont Development Council, will be showcasing the Fremont Technology Park March 18-22 at the AFCOM Data Center Conference in Las Vegas, NV.
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Posted on Mar 19, 2012
Category: News Categories, From the Office, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

"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. "It gives homage to our past, but more importantly it defines the direction for our future. "A pathfinder," he explained, "is someone that we see as explorers, discoverers, leaders, innovators, people who create, and they take risks."  
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Posted on Jan 27, 2012
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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. I think it's a great way to celebrate our history and look toward a promising future. Despite some challenges, we have momentum to keep our city growing. In 2012, let's focus on new business, new housing and new faces in...
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Posted on Jan 27, 2012
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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 Educator Dave Varner presented the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Dodge County Extension Agriculture Education Programming to Wastewater Plant Superintendent Keith Kontor during a crop production clinic at the Midland University Event Center. "Keith initiated a partnership with the local Extension...
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Posted on Jan 25, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 award in 2005, was nominated by U.S. Army Reserve Master Sgt. Todd Schueth, an Overland employee for 25 years and soldier for 26 years. The Patriot Award is given to an employer nominated by a service member for their support of...
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Posted on Jan 24, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 its network. Jim Young, the CEO of Union Pacific Corp., said he expects the investments to help create at least 1,000 jobs in Nebraska. The company plans to invest the money over about seven years, but the projects could be accelerated if...
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Posted on Jan 23, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 Norfolk shows. The report lists the consolidated levy for Fremont residents at $1.973428 per $100 of assessed valuation - lower than all first class cities except York ($1.773721) and Columbus ($1.908209).
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Posted on Jan 22, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 wide range of advanced technology businesses including data centers, is an advantage for the state because it specifically aims at high-tech companies. "This is a neat way for companies to access capital directly." "And governors in Iowa and Nebraska are talking...
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Posted on Jan 22, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

The Greater Fremont Development Council and the City of Fremont commissioned a Comprehensive Site Assessment of Fremont Technology Park which concluded the site well-suited for locating a Data Center operation and other technology businesses due to access to four carriers of redundant fiber providers and access to Omaha carrier hotel. Another benefit for industries located in Fremont is its 100% public power system which provides...
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Posted on Jan 18, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy

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, but it's also been a focus in previous downtown revitalization studies.
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Posted on Jan 17, 2012
Category: News Categories, From the Office, Local/Domestic/National

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 and civic leaders.
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Posted on Jan 15, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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, hired Cathy Sabata in December as office manager, and began setting up shop at 1145 S. Schneider St. in the former Railworks building.
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Posted on Jan 09, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Fremont Opera House.
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Posted on Jan 06, 2012
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 summer, including construction of a second tower east of the original tower at the plant. The second phase is on track to be commissioned in January.  
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Posted on Jan 01, 2012
Category: News Categories, From the Office, Local/Domestic/National

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 expressway project years closer to reality.  
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Posted on Dec 20, 2011
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

The Center for Rural Affairs announced that the sixth annual MarketPlace rural entrepreneurship conference will be held on Wednesday, February 22, 2012 at the Ramada...
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Posted on Dec 14, 2011
Category: News Categories, Events

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 the city, and both providers already have the first businesses hooked up....
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Posted on Nov 29, 2011
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy

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 will be extended 300 feet
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Posted on Oct 22, 2011
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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 said some Fremont businesses may be hooked up by the end of the year.
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Posted on Oct 13, 2011
Category: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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: News Categories, From the Office

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
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy

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: News Categories, Local/Domestic/National

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Posted on Dec 18, 2013
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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
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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
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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 in future growth,” Ben Siebler told those who gathered Wednesday at the Fremont Golf Club for the organization’s annual meeting. “… We’ve had numerous communications and meetings with different agencies and groups such as the Nebraska Department of Economic Development,...
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Posted on Feb 01, 2013
Category: Greater Fremont, economic development, projects

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
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    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: economic indicator report, January

One of the Midwest's premier indoor farm events, the TRIUMPH OF AGRICULTURE EXPOSITION will be held March 6-7, 2013 at the CenturyLink Center-Omaha, 10th and...
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Posted on Nov 07, 2012
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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
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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
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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 be seen as early as next spring. Plans for the 127-acre development at the southeast corner of the U.S. Highways 30 and 275 interchange were announced by Nelsen Partners Inc. of Austin, Texas, and Scottsdale, Ariz., in April 2011. The preliminary plat...
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Posted on Sep 19, 2012
Category: Fremont Commons, building, progress, retail

Posted on Sep 04, 2012
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Nebraska has ridden the recent economic roller-coaster much better than most states in the country.  However, in today’s fast-paced-world, the only thing that seems predictable is change.  These rapid-fire changes have dramatic implications for of our Great State and for future generations!  Forging Nebraska’s Future (FNF) is an independent, statewide, strategic planning initiative organized by the Nebraska Chamber of Commerce and Industry with the support...
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Posted on Jul 16, 2012
Category: News Categories, From the Office, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

Date: June 22, 2012 Time: 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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Posted on May 29, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Events

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 buy 64 acres of land for a multi-sports complex. The grant will pay the group $50,000 a year over the next two years from the 2 percent hotel tax designated for capital projects. “The initial request is specific to obtaining land, and...
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Posted on Apr 05, 2012
Category: News Categories, Entertainment, Public Announcements

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 Beacon Hill Institute ranked Nebraska sixth in the nation in their State Competitiveness Report for 2011. The Institute’s report based its rankings of the states by examining state policies in several areas. The overall ranking combines 44 economic indicators in eight...
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Posted on Mar 13, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 released its 2012 report on business taxes titled "Location Matters: A Comparative Analysis of State Tax Costs on Business."   Click on Title to read more.
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Posted on Mar 05, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 had a public hearing on a proposal focused on attracting businesses that have great potential for creating good-paying, high-tech jobs. LB1118 would encourage the development of large data center projects in our state by providing strategic tax incentives. These businesses would...
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Posted on Feb 14, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 America that is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. "You have my commitment that we're going to be good partners with you," Young told those who attended the 132nd Annual Banquet of the Fremont Area Chamber of Commerce. "We're going to...
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Posted on Feb 14, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National

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 LB1043, "which would allow public power districts in Nebraska to use their excess electrical supplies to negotiate cheaper electrical rates for data centers or other new or expanded projects."
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Posted on Feb 07, 2012
Category: News Categories, Business/Finance/Economy, Local/Domestic/National, Politics

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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 Heineman said Friday. The Omaha-based railroad will distribute the money on projects across the state, ranging from $70 million for track expansions and technology upgrades at North Platte's Bailey Yard to $206 million for a new bridge, crew change buildings and...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2012
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Downtown Redevelopment Meeting Posted on: October 14, 2011 on www.FremontNE.gov-- A community workshop for the downtown redevelopment plan will be conducted at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October...
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Posted on Jan 17, 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
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'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 of national rankings -- in categories other than collegiate football. In the online publication 24/7 Wall St., Nebraska has been named the No. 2 "best run state" in America. 
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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
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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 members. But as they worked together, their plans became more ambitious
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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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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
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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
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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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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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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
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