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Editorial: Rough & Ready deal was questionable from the start

The saga of the failed effort to spend public money saving jobs at the Rough & Ready sawmill has plenty of possible culprits, from the lawmakers who set up the rules to the mill owners who may have gotten more out of the deal than they should. 48 more words


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City Commission to consider subdivision of Holman property

City Commissioners will consider Tuesday whether to subdivide a 2.22 acre parcel at the corner of Central Avenue West and Bay Drive into what’s being called Buffalo Crossing. 563 more words

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MCDEVCO’s Economic Development Efforts to Get $2 Million BOOST from Marathon County & Local Foundation Partnership

Written by Vicki Resech

As Marathon County and MCDEVCO enter into the 40th year of our partnership, economic development is more important than ever.

And as we confront the challenges in this ever-changing economy, we need to ensure that our local businesses and residents have the tools they need to succeed. 997 more words


Botswana Forever: The Real-life Wakanda?​

So after watching Black Panther twice, I was inspired to write this post. In my opinion, the movie was excellent. Regardless of the unrealistic accents, I found it extremely refreshing to see Africa portrayed in such a positive light and the narrative of what it means to be African somewhat reversed. 584 more words

Economic Development

Fiber brings Delta Dental to Bemidji and smile to 150 new jobs

The Bemidji Pioneer reports that Delta Dental is coming to Bemidji…

A regional nonprofit company has selected Bemidji for a new $12-to-$13 million development that will create up to 150 jobs.

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