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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 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 20, 2014

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

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October 13, 2014

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

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July 01, 2014

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YMCA to Break Ground on New Lodge
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 nearly 6,000-square-foot Keene Lodge at the Christensen Family YMCA Camp on West Military Avenue. Located on the southeast bank of Marv’s Lake, the lodge will serve...

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