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Quality of life is a subjective measurement, but the Oxford Dictionary defines it as: “The standard of health, comfort, and happiness experienced by an individual...
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Posted on Aug 31, 2015
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  Fremont is thankful for members like Fremont Contract Carriers who have been in business for 50 years!  Congratulations to Mike Herre and his team! Read more...
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Posted on Aug 28, 2015
Category: FCC, transportation, anniversary

Internships provide a great way for college students to gain valuable hands-on skills. But did you know that 50 percent of interns get jobs at...
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Posted on Aug 24, 2015
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A solid and sustainable economic development plan doesn't focus solely on trying to attract businesses from outside a region. It evaluates the strengths and challenges...
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Posted on Aug 17, 2015
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Governor Pete Ricketts announced that the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) will accept applications for the Nebraska Developing Youth Talent Initiative (DYTI), a program...
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Posted on Aug 13, 2015
Category: Youth

Glen Ellis is a father and entrepreneur. His company, Sycamore Leaf Solutions, was built on a need he noticed while volunteering at his son's school....
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Posted on Aug 10, 2015
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“Success in business requires training and discipline and hard work. But if you’re not frightened by these things, the opportunities are just as great today...
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Posted on Aug 03, 2015
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Research indicates that a high-quality education improves not just the earnings of individuals but the economic strength of their communities as well. Access to leading...
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Posted on Jul 27, 2015
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Lee Iacocca once said, “Start with good people, lay out the rules, communicate with your employees, motivate them and reward them. If you do all...
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Posted on Jul 20, 2015
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"The way to an American economic comeback, the way to help those out of work today find a paycheck, is to unleash the forces of...
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Posted on Jul 13, 2015
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We’re aware that some people view the Midwest as “flyover country.” With an attitude like that, it seems clear they haven’t spent time here. They...
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Posted on Jul 06, 2015
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John C. Fremont was an American explorer. His published accounts of westward exploration were wildly popular and helped advance the cause of Manifest Destiny, or...
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Posted on Jun 29, 2015
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There is a substantial body of evidence illustrating the physical and mental health benefits of recreation, particularly the outdoor variety. Studies show that getting out...
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Posted on Jun 22, 2015
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Too often, those who haven’t visited dismiss Nebraska as a land-locked, boring place.. But those who live in Fremont know this couldn’t be further from...
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Posted on Jun 15, 2015
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Historically, Nebraska has been known for its agribusiness industry. Today in Fremont, we're diversifying within that industry. We’re determined to maximize our existing strengths to...
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Posted on Jun 08, 2015
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Jessica Janssen, who once led the Fremont Area Community Foundation, has been hired as the new vice president of development at Midland University. “As we continue...
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Posted on Jun 02, 2015
Category: Awards and Recognition

An international push is being made to show senior citizens how integral of a role they play in their families’ lives. Many seniors succumb to anxiety,...
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Posted on Jun 02, 2015
Category: Senior Care

A recent nationwide survey indicates that cities with active “self-reliance” campaigns, like the Fremont Chamber’s Think Local initiative, see markedly higher retail sales performance. And,...
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Posted on May 21, 2015
Category: Business Growth

Vincent and Kerstin O'Connor are always ready to welcome travelers to their downtown Fremont antique store. And now through September, they'll probably ask to see your...
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Posted on May 21, 2015
Category: Tourism

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: annual report

Greater Fremont Development Council shares their 2014 Annual Report.  Click Here to view.
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Posted on Feb 19, 2015
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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

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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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