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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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05Oct

Portage County Executive Elected VP of WCEA

By Portage County Business Council

At a state meeting on September 27, Portage County Executive Patty Dreier was elected by her peers to become Vice President of the Wisconsin County Executives & Administrators Association (WCEA) (continued).

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22Sep

Fox Valley Developer to Build Townhouses, Apartment Complex on Lullabye Property in Stevens Point

By Portage County Business Council

According to the Stevens Point Journal, the City Council approved the next step in developing the former Lullabye Furniture Co. site, which would guarantee a $5.5 million return on taxpayer (continued).

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