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Young Professionals Seek Nominations for Future 5 Awards

The Young Professionals of Fond du Lac (YPF) are looking to recognize outstanding young professionals in the Fond du Lac area and are currently seeking nominations for Fond du Lac’s Future 5 Award.  The award was established in 2013 as a way to support and recognize upcoming leaders in the community.  This award is presented […]

IdeaCamp “Un-Conference” Returns to Fond du Lac October 21

IdeaCamp, a Fond du Lac BarCamp, returns to the community as a free event for all on Saturday, October 21, 2017. The idea behind BarCamp is that it embraces the thought of a community educating each other through an international network of user-generated conferences. They are open, participatory workshop-events, the content of which is provided […]

80+ Internships Highlighted at Internship Fair for College Students

College students from across Northeast Wisconsin and beyond are invited to explore over 80 internship opportunities at the Launch Your Future Internship Fair on Wednesday, October 4 in Fond du Lac. The Launch Your Future Internship Fair is a free, exclusive day-long event showcasing internships, nearly all of which are paid, for college students of […]

Enhance Your Leadership Influence on October 11

Leadership Fond du Lac Alumni Group hosts Annual Leadership Seminar Envision Greater Fond du Lac’s Leadership Fond du Lac Alumni Group will host Ken Collins, a certified speaker with the John Maxwell team, on Wednesday, October 11 for their annual leadership seminar. This year’s theme, “People First: Growing Your Business by Moving Me to We,” […]

Fond du Lac Area Celebrates Youth Apprenticeship Day September 26

Governor Scott Walker has proclaimed September 26 as Youth Apprenticeship Day in Wisconsin in support of efforts to get students engaged in career pathways and programs to ensure a robust talent pipeline for generations to come. The Youth Apprenticeship (YA) program is administered by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development (DWD) with funds awarded to local consortiums […]

Fond du Lac County Cost of Living Index Remains Below National Average

The Cost of Living Index (COLI) for Fond du Lac County has decreased slightly from last quarter; remaining below the national average. At 94.6, the after-tax cost for a professional/managerial standard of living in Fond du Lac County is 5.4% below the national average of 100.0. Our county continues to be a very affordable place […]

Downtown Ripon, Wisconsin Properties for Development

Media Release Release Date: December 14, 2016 Contact: Lori Rich, Ripon City Administrator, 920.748.4914 or Downtown Ripon, Wisconsin Properties for Development The City of Ripon is on the move. Alliance Laundry Systems has embarked in three major expansions since 2012. These projects generated in excess of 600 new employees and $130 million in capital […]

PACE Wisconsin Program Launched to Finance Commercial Energy Efficiency Improvements

  MADISON, Wis. (November 29, 2016) – PACE Wisconsin, a statewide program which enables property owners to obtain low-cost, long-term financing for energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation building improvements, is now available for implementation by Wisconsin municipalities and counties. PACE (Property Assessed Clean Energy) is an innovative program utilized in communities across the […]

Mercury Marine SeaPro FourStroke Gains Popularity in Commercial Marketplace

FOND DU LAC, WI–(June 24, 2016) – Boaters around the world are quickly realizing that Mercury Marine’s family of SeaPro FourStroke outboard engines are the perfect match for high-hour applications and harsh environments. TowBoatUS, which operates more than 600 boats in the U.S., are making the switch to Mercury’s SeaPro on some of its fleet, […]

Fond du Lac Metro Ranks Lower for Manufacturing Job Growth in 2016

The Fond du Lac metro area (Fond du Lac County) has seen a drop in rankings by NewGeography for manufacturing jobs in 2016. After a peak ranking of 8th in the nation for small metros in 2014, the metro dropped to 80th out of 205 small metros in 2016. In 2015, the County ranked 44th […]