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November 2017 Unemployment Rate

Trending News St. Croix County’s November Unemployment Rate at 2.5% On December 27th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary November 2017 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 32 cities with populations...

For the Sake of Old Times

SCEDC BLOG For the Sake of Old Times BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR A Scotsman named Robert Burns is credited with authoring a poem in the 1780s that many still use to bid farewell to an old year as a new one is welcomed. The poem (now folk song) is called Auld...

Cracking the Code

SCEDC BLOG Cracking the Code BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR An occasional stop on the LinkedIn website sometimes yields kernels of truth. Young adults, say 15-years of age and older, are a curious group. Some fail to see big opportunities ahead, especially given...

Legislative Day Feb 13, 2018

Trending News Legislative Day, February 13, 2018 The economic development corporations (EDCs) and chambers of commerce from St. Croix, Pierce, Polk, and Dunn counties will travel to Madison on Tuesday, February 13, 2018 to promote legislative priorities for the...

The Wiz

SCEDC BLOG The Wiz BY BILL RUBIN, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR A guy around the St. Croix Valley sports a zip-up UCLA sweatshirt, or hoodie, if you’re part of the younger generation. He claims it belonged to Bill Walton, a former UCLA player who measured six feet, eleven inches...