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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

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

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

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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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
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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