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Fremont has unique downtown businesses adding to the quality of life for residences.  One such business is Bad Dog Bikes.  Owned and operated by Bill...
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Posted on Aug 08, 2016
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Living in Fremont, Nebraska has many benefits.  A variety of employment opportunities, two institutions of higher education, and a supportive community with a small town...
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Posted on Aug 15, 2016
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Fremont, Neb. – (Apr. 18, 2016) Today the Fremont Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors unanimously voted to approve a resolution supporting CostCo’s proposed poultry...
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Posted on Apr 19, 2016
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Although you can find a museum anywhere, the museums we offer in Fremont offer something special - a distraction free, immersive experience in the culture...
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Posted on Jul 04, 2016
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Even though Fremont is located over a thousand miles from either coast, we can still offer some fun in the sun at our local beaches. The...
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Posted on Jun 13, 2016
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The key to a successful business is through taking advantage of the partnerships and resources available. In Fremont, The Greater Fremont Development  Council is a resource...
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Posted on Aug 01, 2016
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Fremont has three different locations with railway access, as well as a developed highway system, making it an obvious choice for businesses that plan to...
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Posted on Jun 06, 2016
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Looking for a site to locate your new or expanding business? Check out the Site Selectors tab right here: http://www.fremontecodev.org/fremont/site-selectors. Why Fremont, Nebraska? Fremont is in...
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Posted on Aug 29, 2016
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Greater Fremont Development Council likes to highlight Fremont’s unique and growing companies.  One of those is Sycamore Education.  Sycamore Education, and the Fremont Creative Collective,...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
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With an extensive railway system and close proximity to Omaha, manufacturing has had a long history in Fremont. Fremont is well positioned for businesses in...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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An advisory council of high-level Information Technology (IT) business executives formed by the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) two years ago has now branched...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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Fremont works hard to train our workforce through collaborations with public & private schools, community colleges, and universities and works with Greater Omaha Chamber's talent...
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Posted on Jul 18, 2016
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Out the window, in the garden, where the big red tomato hangs, one can find a story leading all the way back, along the vivid...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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Fremont (pop. 26,397) is in a unique position - we retain the small town atmosphere while enjoying a comfortable proximity to big city amenities via...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2016
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Technology plays a driving factor in nearly every business today. Whether the technology is displayed directly in front of the public’s face, or in a more...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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In 2012, Erin Teut finally fulfilled her more than a decade-long dream of opening up a Western apparel store. For much of her childhood and adult...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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Courtney Dentlinger just passed the six-month mark in her tenure as director of the Nebraska Department of Economic Development. Her verdict? So far, so good. “It’s been...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2016
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State roads officials rolled out a new process for selecting highway improvement projects Wednesday to mostly good reviews. For the first time, the Nebraska Department of...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2016
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A brand is a promise.  Over the years, Nebraska has adopted a number of slogans and taglines which have come and gone.  One phrase, however,...
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Posted on Jul 19, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced he will lead a trade mission, November 9-15, 2016 to meet with investors and host events in Xi’an, Shanghai, and...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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Magazine ranks Nebraska second highest for most qualifying new and expanded facilities per capital. OMAHA – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that Site Selection magazine has...
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Posted on Mar 08, 2016
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“During the search for the next economic development director, we looked for someone with the ability to market Nebraska both nationally and globally, and Courtney...
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Posted on Jan 06, 2016
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Governor Pete Ricketts, the Nebraska Department of Labor (NDOL), and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) announced Nebraska’s non-farm job count averaged 1 million...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
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There were inflatable slides, numerous games, challenges and an assortment of prizes. All the necessary components of hosting a superb carnival were present Friday evening at...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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Nebraska's new economic development director says her experience leaving the state only to return and start a family contains a lesson on keeping young workers...
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Posted on May 17, 2016
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What was formerly the dilapidated Bernheisel Salvage Yard property has been transformed into an eye-friendly facility where people can recycle metal products and purchase car...
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Posted on Jun 20, 2016
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The Fremont Family YMCA is embarking on a capital campaign to build a new indoor aquatics center. The center will replace the original instructional pool...
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Posted on Aug 22, 2016
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At Greater Fremont, we want to help your new or expanding business make a smooth transition to new ownership, find space for expansion and find...
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Posted on Jun 27, 2016
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A great idea, a customer base, a network of support, perseverance and a lot of “sweaty equity” all go hand in hand, spreading like seeds...
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Posted on Jul 11, 2016
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In the greater Fremont area, the name Sid Dillon and the word automobile go hand-in-hand. Like bacon and eggs. Or perhaps peanut butter and jelly. Essentially, it’s...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2016
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Jeremy Baier and Larry Hangman believe that there is a need for welding supply store that not only provides customers with top-tier products, but also...
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Posted on Mar 14, 2016
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Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Governor’s Office and the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will host a first-of-its-kind “Governor’s Summit on Economic...
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Posted on Mar 07, 2016
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October 15, 2015 •  By Sam Pimper/Fremont Tribune Cody McKeone is a hands-on kind of student. He’s not one who enjoys sitting around in the classroom...
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Posted on Oct 16, 2015
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Hear Nebraska is pleased to announce the 12 Greater Nebraska host cities and dates of the Good Living Tour storytelling and concert series project. Following...
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Posted on Apr 07, 2016
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Executive Director, Cecilia Harry, represented Greater Fremont and the Greater Omaha region on a recent business trip to Japan that included time with Governor Ricketts...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
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On May 3rd a group of business leaders and staff from Archbishop Bergan and Fremont Public School joined Mayor Getzschman, GFDC Existing Business Director, Barb Pierce, and...
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Posted on May 04, 2016
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On August 28th, Fremont’s newest hotel project broke ground and began construction. Leisure Real Estate Advisors, a development group based in Lincoln, first contacted GFDC in...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
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Executive Director Cecilia Harry recently conducted a trip to the Minneapolis/St. Paul area to call on two companies that have a great impact on the...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
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Banking professionals are often the first point of contact for a business seeking financial solutions for growth and expansion projects. That is why GFDC hosted...
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Posted on Oct 09, 2015
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March 7th Deadline! We are seeking Industry Partners to offer Educator Internships! If interested, contact Barb Pierce, Director of Existing Business   402.753.8126 barb.pierce@fremontecodev.org Our goal is to provide educators an...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
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The Nebraska Department of Economic Development offers the Intern Nebraska program for the benefit of both individuals looking for quality paying internships and for companies...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2016
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Metropolitan Community College wants local industry partners to join advisory boards. Has your company recently hired an employee that graduated from Metropolitan Community College? Does your...
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Posted on Jan 26, 2016
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August 3rd and 4th SCORE Entrepreneur Workshop (2 nights) Want to start a business but have no idea where to start?  Learn about legal structures, business insurance,...
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Posted on Jul 25, 2016
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PRESS RELEASE - May 23, 2016 On Friday, Costco Wholesale Corporation filed a petition for annexation and rezoning for a poultry processing complex at Hills Farm,...
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Posted on May 23, 2016
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Landing a Costco plant in Eastern Nebraska Means More Job Opportunties for ALL Nebraskans Click here for Nebraska Department of Ag Press Release For more information on...
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Posted on Apr 23, 2016
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FREMONT, NE – (April 14, 2016) - The Greater Fremont Development Council today announced that Costco Wholesale Corporation (Costco) has selected the Greater Fremont area...
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Posted on Apr 15, 2016
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Greater Fremont Development supports the Fremont Dream It. Do It. program that links local high school students with college credits, local employers, paid internships, invaluable...
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Posted on Feb 28, 2014
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