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After selling the last available lot in the Industrial Park to SERVPRO last fall, Ottumwa Economic Development Corp. (OEDC) officials knew they needed a plan...
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Posted on Apr 16, 2015
Category: Real Estate

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
Category: Agribusiness

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
Category: Events

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
Category: GFDC, From the Office

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
Category: (none)

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
Category: Business/Finance/Economy

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
Category: Success Stories

Greater Fremont Development Council shares their 2014 Annual Report.  Click Here to view.
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Posted on Feb 19, 2015
Category: (none)

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
Category: Business Expansion

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: Tourism

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: Media

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
Category: Agriculture

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: (none)

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
Category: (none)

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
Category: (none)

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

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

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

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