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EDC Recognizes Apprenticeship Week

EDC Recognizes Apprenticeship WeekPhotos (top left): Eric Lockwood of Northwood Technical College (blue shirt) helped coordinate a stop at Comar in Woodville, Wisconsin (top right): St. Croix EDC, CESA #11, and the Glenwood City school district visited Green Kleen...

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September Unemployment Rate is 2.9%

On October 26th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary September 2022 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 35 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents.

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Nominations Open for 2022 Business of the Year

St. Croix EDC is accepting nominations for its 2022 Business of the Year awards program.

Categories include:
-Emerging Business of the Year (a start-up business that has operated in St. Croix County for five or fewer years, 2018-2022);
-Small Business of the Year (29 or fewer employees); and
-Business of the Year (30 or more employees)

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August 2022 Unemployment

On September 21st, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary August 2022 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 35 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents. St. Croix County’s August rate was estimated at 2.9%,

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EDC Proclaims Craft Brewing Day on September 15

St. Croix Economic Development Corporation (EDC) will proclaim Thursday, September 15th as Craft Brewing Day in St. Croix County. This is an annual celebration in recognition of a small but growing business sector in the county.

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Family Friendly Workplaces

In 2030, Wisconsin is forecast to add less than 150 individuals to its statewide workforce. In that same year, St. Croix County will add only 200. This data speaks to the long-term human resources challenge that currently faces the state, county, and region, and which requires a strategic and concerted effort to address.

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July 2022 Unemployment

On August 24th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary July 2022 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 35 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents.

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WEDC Recording

On Thursday August 18, St. Croix EDC hosted a conversation with board secretary and CEO Missy Hughes and regional economic development director Ray French.

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June 2022 Unemployment

On July 27th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary June 2022 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 35 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents.

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May 2022 Unemployment

On June 22nd, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary May 2022 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 35 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents.

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Double Digit Traveler Spending Increase in 2021

Traveler spending in St. Croix County increased from $90.3 million in 2020 to an estimated $113.3 million in 2021 (a +25.4% increase) according to an annual analysis released June 8th by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism. The total economic impact from travelers in St, Croix was ….

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Total Reward Strategies Zoom recording

On Wednesday, June 8, 2022, Linda Skoglund, Managing Partner and Alicia Schwartz, Benefits Consultant at JA Counter, an Alera Group Company held a conversation on total rewards strategies.

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April 2022 Unemployment

On May 25th, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) announced the preliminary April 2022 unemployment rates for Wisconsin’s 72 counties and the 35 cities with populations greater than 25,000 residents. St. Croix County’s April rate was estimated at ….

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Total Rewards Strategies

Please join St. Croix EDC on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 starting at 10:00 a.m. for an informative conversation on total rewards strategies with Linda Skoglund, Managing Partner and Alicia Schwartz, Benefits Consultant at JA Counter, an Alera Group Company.

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