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INSOURCE Newsletter Links to NWRPC Website

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's online newsletter recently published an article about business incubators and the roles they play in early stages of business startup.

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

NWRPC Recognized as Community Partner of the Year

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Originally published in Spooner Advocate, May 16, 2019-
Business and community leaders from around Washburn County gathered on Wednesday evening, May 15, at the Spooner Civic Center to recognize successes and community contributions of local businesses.

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Posted on: July 18, 2019

Northwest Cleansweep Collections

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NW Cleansweep is holding weekday collection events in 2019 and they have STARTED OFF STRONG!!!

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Posted on: June 26, 2019

NWRPC Celebrates 60 Years!

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Thank you to our Executive Committee, Commission Members, Federal and State Representatives, Staff, and all of our Regional Partners for helping us celebrate our 60th Anniversary in Hayward on June 26, 2019.

We look forward to continuing to be an advocate for Northwest Wisconsin by serving as a leader, a coordinator, and an adviser to help our region thrive!

NWRPC News
Posted on: January 25, 2019

NWREDF Awards Startup Funding to Stone Lake Hardware

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The Northwest Wisconsin Regional Economic Development Fund, Inc. (NWREDF) awarded funding to help Stone Lake Hardware reopen its doors to the public after Paul Manka and Michael Bogenschneider purchased the business in the Spring of 2018.

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Posted on: December 21, 2018

NWRPC Completes Northwest Wisconsin Flood Impact Study

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The Northwest Wisconsin Flood Impact Study includes the counties of Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Sawyer and Washburn of which were declared in the 2016 federal disaster declaration DR-4276.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 30, 2018

NWBDC and NWRPC Awards Equipment and Expansion Funding to Wegner Cabinetry, LLC.

Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corp. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture loan fund and Northwest Regional Planning Commission SBA Micro Loan program awarded funding to help Wegner Cabinetry purchase needed equipment for an expansion/retention project.

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Posted on: November 16, 2018

NWBDC and NWRPC Awards Business Acquisition Funding for Dental Metrics, LLC

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NWBDC United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) loan funding and NWRPC SBA Micro Loan program awarded loan funding to Merlyn Coy to acquire full ownership of Dental Metrics Laboratory, Inc., purchase equipment and provide working capital.

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Posted on: November 2, 2018

NWBDC Digs up Funding for White Birch Property Management LLC

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The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded startup loan funding to leverage a private bank award to Brandon Rizzo who started White Birch Property Management, LLC (WBPM).

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 31, 2018

NWRPC Adopts 2018 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission adopted the 2018 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS on October 31st, 2018 at the NWRPC Executive Committee meeting.

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Posted on: October 22, 2018

Bayfield County EAB Project Funded

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The Northwest Regional Planning Commission is pleased to announce the total award of $122,000 to 20 Wisconsin communities and counties for projects to reduce runoff and mitigate the impacts of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB).

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 19, 2018

NWBDC Cooks up Funding for Northside Café, LLC

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The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to complete a renovation and expansion to the dining area and upgraded kitchen equipment for Nothside Café, LLC in Rib Lake, WI.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 10, 2018

NWRPC Requesting Proposals for Annual Audit

Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) is requesting proposals from interested and qualified accounting firms to conduct the annual audit of NWRPC and its component units for fiscal years ending December 31, 2018, 2019, and 2020.

Specifications for Professional Auditing Services is available by contacting Mariann Jones, Fiscal Manager at 715-635-2197. Proposals are due Monday, November 12, 2018 by 3:00pm.Read on...

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Posted on: October 9, 2018

NWBDC Funds Round Man Brewing Co.

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The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to help Round Man Brewing Co. get cooking with the new brew pub’s kitchen and dining equipment.

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Posted on: September 24, 2018

Draft 2018 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission has prepared the Final Draft of the 2018 Annual Update: Northwest Wisconsin Region's "Vision for Prosperity" Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

NWBDC Awards Succession Loan for Mercer Rentals

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The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to assist the ownership transition of Mercer Rentals. This succession funding has allowed Robert Hynes the purchase Mercer Rentals.

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Posted on: September 6, 2018

NWRED and NWRPC Awards Expansion Funding for Earth Rider Brewing, LLC

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Northwest Wisconsin Regional Business Fund, Inc. (NWRED) and Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) SBA Micro Loan program awarded loan funding for Earth Rider Brewing, LLC to purchase additional brewing equipment to expand their canning efforts.

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Posted on: August 24, 2018

NWBDC Provides Funding for the Spooner ReStore

The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to assist Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity, Inc.’s (WRHFH) ReStore transition to its new location (the old Larsen Auto dealership location) in Spooner, Wisconsin.

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Posted on: August 10, 2018

NWRED and NWRPC Awards Transition Funding for Bant Law Office, LLC

Northwest Wisconsin Regional Business Fund, Inc. (NWRED) and Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) SBA Micro Loan program awarded loan funding for Bant Law Office, LLC to purchase the existing Onchuck Law Office, S.C. in Phillips, Wisconsin.

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Posted on: July 27, 2018

NWRED and NWRPC Awards Startup Funding for Denco, LLC d/b/a Velo Café and The Exercise Lab

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The Northwest Wisconsin Regional Business Fund Inc (NWRED) and the Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) SBA Micro Loan program awarded loan funding for Denco LLC (d/b/a Velo Café and The Exercise Lab) for façade improvements and startup capital.

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

NWBDC and NWRPC Awards Financing for IKS Industries, Inc.

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NWBDC and NWRPC SBA Micro Loan Program awarded loan funding to IKS Industries, Inc. (IKS) to restructure existing debt to expand its cash capabilities to allow for increasing customer orders and growing industry demand.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 2, 2018

NWBDC Helps Camp Namekagon & RV Park Expand

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The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to complete the final phase expansion of Camp Namekagon & RV Park.

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Posted on: June 15, 2018

NWRED and NWRPC Awards Expansion Funding for Prentice Auto Service and Repair, LLC

The Northwest Wisconsin Regional Business Fund, Inc. (NWRED) and NWRPC SBA Micro Loan program, awarded loan funding to Dustin Ochodnicky to expand Prentice Auto Service and Repair, LLC into a larger shop on Prentice’s main strip.

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Posted on: June 11, 2018

NWRED and NWRPC Awards Expansion Funding for Mia Mangia, LLC

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NWRED and the Northwest Regional Planning Commission SBA Micro Loan program awarded loan funding to Gerry Ensign to expand his restauranteur abilities from a long established mobile truck business to purchasing a brick-and-mortar sit down operation.

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Posted on: May 25, 2018

NWBDC Approves Financing for That HWY 70 Campground, LLC

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The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to Jennifer and Christian Mangelsen to develop their 15-acres of land into a dream campground destination for transient and seasonal campers alike.

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Posted on: May 1, 2018

NWBDC Awards Startup Financing for Empire Coffee

The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to Aryana Buck and Evan Meyer to open Empire Coffee in the historic Empire Building on Tower Avenue in Superior, Wisconsin.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: April 25, 2018

New initiative provides a way for employers to reach their future workforce

Businesses in northwest Wisconsin have long looked for a way to connect better with students about local opportunities.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Visions Northwest to Partner again in 2018 RIsE Breakfast Sessions

Together with the Northwest Workforce Investment Board and Northwest Wisconsin Educators for Regional Development, Visions Northwest will host a series of RIsE (Regional Insights on the Economy) Sessions throughout the region.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: April 9, 2018

Foxconn General Information Sessions for Contractors - Superior

Northwest Wisconsin companies invited to informational session on how to bid for work during Foxconn construction.

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Posted on: March 21, 2018

NWBDC Awards Business Purchase Financing for Stone Lake Lumber, LLC

The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to Paul Manka and Michael Bogenschneider, partnered owners of Stone Lake Lumber, LLC, to purchase the buildings and ownership outright from their initial investor.

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Posted on: March 16, 2018

Home Repair Funds Available

Housing rehabilitation funds are available to qualifying homeowners to assist
in repairs such as roofing, siding, wells, septics, heating, electrical, windows,
doors, sewer and water laterals, and handicapped accessibility modifications.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 16, 2018

Housing Funds Awarded to Douglas County and the Northwest Regional Housing Program

Douglas County, acting as the lead county for the ten county Northwest Regional Housing Program, has been awarded $2,000,000 in funds to assist income eligible low- to moderate income households with housing rehabilitation activities.

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Posted on: March 12, 2018

NW Cleansweep Announces Spring Hazardous Waste "Milk Run" Collections

The Northwest Cleansweep hazardous waste “milk run” program, which is designed to accept hazardous wastes from municipalities, businesses and schools from our ten-county region, announces registration for the spring 2018 collection.

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Posted on: February 23, 2018

2018 Wisconsin RPCs and DNR Great Lakes Basin Tree Planting Grant Program

In partnership with the Wisconsin DNR, East Central Wisconsin RPC, Northwest Wisconsin RPC, and Southeastern Wisconsin RPC, the Bay-Lake RPC is excited to announce available funding under the 2018 WI RPCs & DNR Tree Planting Grant Program.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: February 9, 2018

Home Repair Funds Available

Housing rehabilitation funds are available to qualifying homeowners to assist in repairs such as roofing, siding, wells, septics, heating, electrical, windows, doors, sewer and water laterals, and handicapped accessibility modifications.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: February 6, 2018

NWRPC Awards Funding for The Willow Series, LLC

Northwest Regional Planning Commission’s (NWRPC) SBA Micro Loan program, awarded a financing package to assist The Willow Series, LLC. The loan program helped local children’s book author, Ava Gustafson, to print and promote the book Willow’s New Friend.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: February 5, 2018

NWREDF Reveals 2017 Year End Performance

The Northwest Wisconsin Regional Economic Development Fund, Inc. (NWRED) awarded loan funding to six regional businesses in 2017. The businesses that were assisted all enhanced the economic outlook of Wisconsin’s northwest region.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

NWBDC Reveals 2017 Year End Performance

The Northwest Wisconsin Business Development Corporation (NWBDC) awarded loan funding to eight regional businesses in 2017. The businesses that were assisted all enhanced the economic outlook of Wisconsin’s northwest region.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: January 23, 2018

NWRPC’s SBA Revolving Loan Fund Reveals 2017 Year End Performance

The Northwest Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission’s Small Business Administration’s Revolving Loan Fund program (NWRPC SBA RLF) awarded loan funding to 11 regional businesses in 2017.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: January 2, 2018

NWRPC Completes Iron County Rural Transit Development Plan

NWRPC completed the Iron County Rural Transit Development Plan. The purpose of this plan is to look at the current demographics and then determin the current and future transit needs in the county.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 26, 2017

NWRPC Adopts 2017 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission adopted the 2017 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS on October 31st, 2017 at the NWRPC Executive Committee meeting.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Draft 2017 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission has prepared the Final Draft of the 2017 Annual Update: Northwest Wisconsin Region's "Vision for Prosperity" Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 30, 2017

Draft 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior Urbanized Area

The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC) has prepared a Draft Calendar Year 2018-2021 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior Urbanized Area.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 1, 2017

Fair Housing – It’s Your Right

The Fair Housing Act is a federal act in the United States intended to protect people from discrimination when they are renting, buying, or securing financing for any housing.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 22, 2017

Welcome to the NWRPC Team: Ken Pearson

Ken Pearson joined the NWRPC staff in June as our new Business Development Specialist/Loan Fund Manager. We are excited to have him as an addition to the NWRPC team!

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Posted on: June 22, 2017

Welcome to the NWRPC Team: Ashtin Markgren

Ashtin Markgren joined the organization earlier this month as our Administrative Specialist. Ashtin will be the friendly face you see at the front desk when you stop by our office. We are so happy to have her on the NWRPC team!

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 20, 2017

NWRPC Completes Northwest Wisconsin Infrastructure Capacity Analysis

Northwest Regional Planning Commission has completed the Northwest Wisconsin Infrastructure Capacity Analysis.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 7, 2017

Home Repair and Down Payment Funds Available

Housing rehabilitation assistance funds are available to qualifying homeowners to assist in repairs to roofing, siding, well, septic, heating, electrical, windows, doors, sewer and water laterals, and handicapped accessibility modifications.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 3, 2017

Visions Northwest to Partner in 2017 RIsE Breakfast Sessions

Together with the Northwest Workforce Investment Board and Northwest Wisconsin Educators for Regional Development, Visions Northwest will host a series of RIsE (Regional Insights on the Economy) Sessions throughout the region.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: December 1, 2016

NWRPC Awarded $477,205 in EDA Funds for Northwest Wisconsin Flood Resiliency Study

NWRPC was sent a Notice of Investment Award letter from the Economic Development Administration (EDA) this Fall in response to a proposal submitted for a Northwest Wisconsin Flood Resiliency Study.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 26, 2016

NWRPC Adopts 2016 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission adopted the 2016 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS on October 26th, 2016 at the NWRPC Executive Committee meeting.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 21, 2016

Draft 2016 Annual Update: Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission and Visions Northwest have prepared the Final Draft of the 2016 Annual Update: Northwest Wisconsin Region's "Vision for Prosperity" Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 25, 2016

Draft 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior Urbanized Area

The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC) has prepared a Draft Calendar Year 2017-2020 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior Urbanized Area.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 22, 2016

Flood and Storm Impacted Counties Consider Joint Application to Assist in Repairs

Beginning on July 11, 2016 several homes, businesses and roads stretching across Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer and Washburn Counties sustained varying levels of damage due to flooding and high winds.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 14, 2016

WisDOT Release: Flooding in northwest Wisconsin has several highways closed

For release: July 14, 2016 9:30 a.m.

Flooding in northwest Wisconsin has several highways closed. The Wisconsin Department of Transportation continues to assess roadways for damage and detour routes as necessary.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 8, 2016

NWRPC Commission Officers Elected

The Annual Commission meeting of Northwest Regional Planning Commission took place June 29th, in Hayward, WI.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 7, 2016

Visions Northwest Awarded Grant from the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives

Visions Northwest was notified that a proposal for funding to assist in efforts to form a regional wood products initiative has been accepted by the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 7, 2016

WisDOT Announcement: 2017 Application for §5310 will open on June 15, 2016

WisDOT will launch the 2017 annual application for the “Enhanced Mobility for Senior and Individuals with Disabilities” (§5310) grant program on June 15, 2016 for non-urban, small urban and the large urban areas of Appleton, Green Bay and Milwaukee.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: May 10, 2016

DNR seeks information from communities on Forestry Division headquarters relocation

MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources is seeking information from communities as it develops a proposal for consideration by the Governor and Legislature to relocate the Division of Forestry Headquarters.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 23, 2016

Myron Schuster and NWRPC Honored for Outstanding Support

An Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) Patriot Award was presented to Myron Schuster, retired Executive Director of the Northwest Regional Planning Commission, on Wednesday, March 16th.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Home Repair and Down Payment Funds Available

Housing rehabilitation funds totaling $2.1 million are available to qualifying home owners to assist in repairs to roofing, siding, well, septic, heating, electrical, windows, doors, sewer and water laterals, and handicapped accessibility modifications.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 2, 2016

Visions Northwest to Partner in RIsE Breakfast Sessions

Together with the Northwest Workforce Investment Board and Northwest Wisconsin Educators for Regional Development, Visions Northwest will host a series of RIsE (Regional Insights on the Economy) Sessions throughout the region.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 25, 2015

Draft 2015-2019 Northwest WI Region's "Vision for Prosperity" CEDS

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission and Visions Northwest Regional Economic Development Organization have prepared the Final Draft 2015-2019 Northwest Wisconsin Region's "Vision for Prosperity" Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS).

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 28, 2015

Fabrication Laboratories Grant Opportunity for Public School Districts

The Fabrication Laboratories (Fab Labs) Program will provide grants to districts to help them equip fab labs within public schools.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 13, 2015

September Employee Spotlight: Clem Larson

Each month, we are excited to proudly highlight someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our September employee being "spotlighted" is Clem Larson, Geographic Information Systems Specialist.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 27, 2015

Draft 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior Urbanized Area

The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC) has prepared a Draft Calendar Year 2016-2019 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP) for the Superior Urbanized Area.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 3, 2015

August Employee Spotlight: Crystal Rohde

After a brief summer hiatus, we are very excited to proudly highlight someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our August employee being "spotlighted" is Crystal Rohde, Business Development Specialist/IT Specialist.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 29, 2015

Opportunities for Small Contractors

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and BusinessUSA are collaborating to improve the flow of information about contract opportunities from federal grantees to businesses looking for opportunity.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 15, 2015

NWBDC Funds Assist in the Start-up of Mobile Metal Welding, LLC

Northwest Regional Planning Commission partnered together with Johnson Bank to assist in the start-up of Mobile Metal Welding, LLC located in Springbrook.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 30, 2015

Sheldon Johnson Promoted to Executive Director of Northwest Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission

Spooner, WI, June 24, 2015 – Northwest Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) is pleased to announce the promotion of Sheldon Johnson as the Commission’s new Executive Director effective January 1, 2016.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: May 11, 2015

May Employee Spotlight: Heidi Buchmann

We are very excited to proudly highlight each month someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our May employee being "spotlighted" is Heidi Buchmann, Finance Specialist.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: April 13, 2015

April Employee Spotlight: Mariann Jones

We are very excited to proudly highlight each month someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our April employee being "spotlighted" is Mariann Jones, Fiscal Manager.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 4, 2015

March Employee Spotlight: Jeff Dietrich

We are very excited to proudly highlight each month someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our March employee being "spotlighted" is Jeff Dietrich, Loan Fund Manager/Business Development Specialist.

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Posted on: February 9, 2015

February Employee Spotlight: Kimberly Gifford

We are very excited to proudly highlight each month someone from our wonderful staff here at NWRPC! Our first employee to be "spotlighted" is Kimberly Gifford, Administrative Secretary/Housing Development Specialist.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: February 17, 2015

Emergency Housing Funds Available to Repair Imminent Threat to Health and Safety

The Northwest Regional Housing Program has funds available to assist qualifying owner-occupied homeowners make “emergency situation” repairs to ensure imminent threat to health and safety is addressed in a timely and efficient manner.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: January 19, 2015

Strategic Planning Committee Meets to Develop New 5-Year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

On January 14, 2015, the “Visions Northwest” Regional Economic Development Group met at the Flat Creek Inn & Suites in Hayward, Wisconsin to develop the new five-year Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, or CEDS as it is commonly known.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: January 19, 2015

NWRPC 2014 Semi-Annual Meeting Summary

NWRPC held its semi-annual meeting on December 3, 2014 at Flat Creek Inn & Suites in Hayward, WI.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 23, 2014

MIC Approves 2015-2018 Superior Urbanized Area TIP

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The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council (MIC) approved the 2015-2018 Superior Urbanized Area Transportation Improvement Program at their October 15, 2014 meeting.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 17, 2014

Myron Schuster Elected to the NADO Board of Directors

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For Immediate Release: September 17, 2014
Contact: Joe McKinney, 202.624.5947

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 29, 2014

NWRPC Begins Work on Northern Washburn County CWPP

NWRPC has begun working on a Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP) for northern Washburn County including the towns of Chicog, Minong, Brooklyn, Frog Creek and the Village of Minong.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 18, 2014

NWRPC: Title VI Public Notice

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission operates its programs and services without regard to race, color, and national origin in accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 24, 2014

Northwest Regional Planning Commission is New Wisconsin Micro-lender

SBA District Director Presents Funding; Dollars to Support Loans in Ten Northwestern Counties

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 25, 2013

Big Water Coffee Roasters Expands Business With Help From NWBDC Loan

The Northwest Regional Planning Commission (NWRPC) assisted Big Water Coffee Roasters of Bayfield, WI in their business expansion.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 13, 2013

NWREDF Helps Fund Lakeside Villa Assisted Living in Phillips

Community Financial Bank and the Northwest Regional Planning Commission partnered together to assist Ken and Lorraine Kiefer in establishing Lakeside Villa, a new Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) on Hwy 13 in Phillips across from Elk Lake.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 6, 2013

Duluth-Superior MIC Adopts 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Plan

The Duluth-Superior Metropolitan Interstate Council recently adopted the 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 4, 2013

NWRPC Chosen as Coordinating Entity for Proposed National Heritage Area in St. Croix River Region

As the Coordinating Entity of a possible National Heritage Area (NHA), the NWRPC would work with local partners on the creation and implementation of a long-range plan for a Heritage Area.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 15, 2013

NWRPC Produces Video that Discusses Dangers of Improper Disposal of Hazardous & Electronic Waste

NWRPC has produced an educational video on the effects of household hazardous and electronic waste to the Lake Superior Basin.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 23, 2013

Myron Schuster Elected to the National Association of Development Organizations Board of Directors

Washington, DC – Myron Schuster, Executive Director of the Northwest RPC in Spooner, WI, was elected to the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO) 2013 – 2014 Board of Directors on August 27, 2013 at NADO’s annual business meeting.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 19, 2013

NWBDC Funds Used to Open Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity ReStore in Spooner

Northwest Regional Planning Commission Program Manager Jeff Dietrich, pictured third from the left, behind the children, attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the Wild Rivers Habitat for Humanity (WRHFH) ReStore in Spooner on Saturday, September 14th.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: September 16, 2013

Coordinated Public Transit-Human Services Transportation Plans - Public Meetings

Members of the public, elected officials and representatives of public, private, and nonprofit transportation and human services providers are encouraged to attend meetings...

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NWRPC News
Posted on: August 19, 2013

NWREDF Funds Extended to K-Wood Truss, Inc. of Grantsburg

Northwest Regional Planning Commission Program Manager Jeff Dietrich met with K-Wood Truss Rafters, Inc. owners Cynthia Leonard and Alma Karels of K-Wood Truss, Inc. of Grantsburg, WI.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 29, 2013

NWRPC Presents on Proposed Pre-Mining Socio-Economic Analysis for a Mine in the Penokee Hills

Jason Laumann, NWRPC Senior Planner/Lake Superior Coastal Specialist gave a presentation at the Iron County Citizen’s Forum meeting on Thursday, July 24th, 2013 at the Oma Town Hall regarding a pre-mining socio-economic analysis.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: July 15, 2013

$1.9 Million in Regional Housing Rehab Funds Available

The Wisconsin Department of Administration, Division of Housing, has awarded the Northwest Regional Housing Program $1,933,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) housing funds.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: June 6, 2013

Visions Northwest Regional Economic Development Group Conducting "Export Assessment Survey"

The Visions Northwest Regional Economic Development Group has partnered with the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and the Northwest WI Manufacturing Outreach Center (NWMOC) to conduct an "Export Assessment Survey".

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NWRPC News
Posted on: April 9, 2013

NWREDF Funds Being Used to Start Mercer Building Supply, LLC

Northwest Regional Planning Commission Program Manager Jeff Dietrich, met with Jeff Stenberg and Jim Kichak, who will partner together to open Mercer Building Supply, LLC.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: March 27, 2013

INSOURCE Online Newsletter Links to NWRPC Website

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation's online newsletter recently published an article about business incubators and the roles they play in early stages of business startup.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 28, 2012

New Grantsburg Enterprise Center Open and Operating

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the industrial incubator in Grantsburg's Industrial Park was held on November 13, 2012.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: November 13, 2012

Park Falls Family Restaurant Opens

Northwest Regional Planning Commission Program Managers John Stroschine and Jeff Dietrich visited the newly opened Park Falls Family Restaurant located on Route 13 in Park Falls, WI.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 31, 2012

Welcome to the NWRPC Team: Jeff Dietrich

With the pending (well-deserved) retirement of John Stroschine, our current Business Development Specialist/Loan Fund Manager, NWRPC has hired Jeff Dietrich as a new member of our staff.

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NWRPC News
Posted on: October 24, 2012

Groundbreaking for the expansion of G.A Miller, Inc.

Northwest Regional Planning Commission Program Manager Jeff Dietrich, pictured on the far right, attended the groundbreaking for the expansion of G.A Miller, Inc. of Prentice, WI.

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Posted on: July 2, 2012

NWRPC Holds 2012 Annual Meeting

Northwest Regional Planning Commission held its Annual Meeting at Flat Creek Inn & Suites in Hayward, WI on Wednesday, June 27th, 2012 at 9:30 a.m.

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