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Fremont, NE  68025
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One of Nebraska's premier private colleges, Midland University, is located in the heart of the community, and a priority on education is in the hearts of the citizens of Fremont. Metropolitan Community College has expanded its Fremont Campus to a new site and includes a Workforce Development "One-Stop" center.


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October 22, 2014

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

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October 27, 2014

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Motion picture finishes filming in Fremont and Omaha, features Oscar-nominated and Golden Globe-winning cast
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 (LINCOLN, NEB.)—While many independent feature films have been hosted across the state, none have tackled the subject of memory loss with such a personal emphasis,...

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October 01, 2014

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

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July 07, 2014

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

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June 25, 2014

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Results for Business: 2014 Legislature Results published by Nebraska Chamber of Commerce
  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 overview the voting record of every Nebraska Senator, including our local-regional representatives, on ten key 2014 bills that impact businesses, and compared to their career...

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May 15, 2014

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Study Reveals Large Labor Pool in Northeast Nebraska
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 around Columbus, Fremont, Norfolk, South Sioux City, West Point, and Wayne to gauge the size of the available workforce and factors considered when choosing employment. “When...

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October 27, 2014

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Unique partnership lets students explore manufacturing jobs
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, this seems like a great opportunity for younger generations. But will younger generations have the skills to succeed in manufacturing jobs? They will if they participate...

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October 20, 2014

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

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