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16Nov

A New Way of Connecting with One Another in Portage County — Bike and Pedestrian Paths

By Portage County Business Council

It all began with occupants of the Portage County Business Park expressing interest in getting connected — literally — with bike and pedestrian paths. Notes Jeff Schuler, Portage County Planning (continued).

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09Nov

County Wide Farm Preservation Planning Benefits Business Development Planning

By Portage County Business Council

During the next 18 months, Portage County will be working on its county-wide farmland preservation plan. Basically, Wisconsin requires all counties to have a plan in place that discusses how (continued).

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07Nov

Blenker Expands Business to Serve Larger Region

By Portage County Business Council

Since opening in 1974, Blenker Cos. has changed and grown to meet the demands of customers in the construction industry. Originally a remodeling business, over time the family-owned and operated (continued).

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05Nov

Marten Machining — Wisconsin Technical Public Education System Is Our Lifeline

By Portage County Business Council

Networking in 1984. Take yourself back to 1984. The Internet was in its infancy. Cell phones were bulky and for “the few.” From a 2011 perspective, it’s difficult to imagine (continued).

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31Oct

From Soda Fountain to Airport Runways — UWSP Student-Led Research Project gets FRESH

By Portage County Business Council

Visit a dining hall on the campus of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point (UWSP) and your meal and beverage will be served in an environmentally friendly clear PLA (continued).

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15Oct

UW-Stevens Point economic impact on state, community is huge

By Portage County Business Council

The University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point pumps nearly $408 million into the state and local economy annually, according to a newly released economic impact study. That annual contribution to the economy (continued).

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13Oct

Wisconsin Institute for Sustainable Technology Releases Annual Report

By Portage County Business Council

Just over one year ago the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point officially launched WIST as a multidisciplinary center aiming to develop and commercialize new, sustainable technologies. Now the institute has released (continued).

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