Subject: 05.05.2020 New North Newsletter

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New North Region Stepping Up to the COVID-19 Challenge
Ariens Company working through COVID-19 challenges
The Brillion News 
At noon last Friday, April 17, there was a lot of jumping going on at the two Ariens Company manufacturing plants in Brillion.

The jump-around was another sign that the company hasn’t lost its spirit in the wake of the COVID-19 viral pandemic.

Ariens Company President and CEO Dan Ariens appeared in an internet broadcast on Friday morning. The webinar, titled “The Balance Between Lives and Livelihood,” was hosted by....

Economic Development Feature
Fox Cities visitors spent $511M in 2019
Insight Publications
Visitor spending in the Fox Cities increased to $511 million in 2019, an increase of 3.6 percent over 2018. This spending directly supported 5,850 jobs in the local tourism industry with employee earnings totaling $114 million.

“Reaching $511 million in direct visitor spending is a milestone for the Fox Cities,” said Pam Seidl, executive director of the Fox Cities Convention & Visitors Bureau. “While 2019’s number is an accomplishment and would normally be....

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Kewaunee County reports increase in tourism dollars
Kewaunee County, News
Kewaunee County continues to find some success in its effort to draw tourist dollars to the area.

The Wisconsin Department of Tourism released its most recent economic impact report on tourism Monday (May 4), and it shows that direct visitor spending in Kewaunee County rose to $24.5 million in 2019, which is up from $23.5 million in 2018, a 4.23% increase.

County officials called the report welcome news, noting that direct visitor spending was reported at....

Expansion and Business Development in the New North
New map for Brillion Iron Works redevelopment unveiled
The Brillion News
Brillion Works LLC, the group established by Ariens Co to purchase the former Brillion Iron Works foundry with the city, now has a conceptual map in place
for its redevelopment plan for part of the site.

The group’s plans for the first phase of redevelopment is both transformative and imaginative.

Phase one includes the overhaul of four original Brillion Iron Works buildings, the restoration of Spring Creek with an....

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UW Oshkosh’s radio TV film department earns UW System Regents Teaching Excellence Award
FOX 11 Online
The Radio TV Film department at The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh has received the UW System's highest honors.

The department was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award from the System Board of Regents.

“Generations of award-winning UW Oshkosh faculty members have transformed lives through teaching and been recognized for...

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Faith Technologies earns ABC safety award
The Daily Reporter
Faith Technologies has been named a National Safety Excellence Award winner by the national chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors. The award will be presented at the 30th annual Excellence in Construction® Awards during the ABC Convention 2020 in Nashville, Tennessee, on Aug. 18.

The company has a modification rate (EMR) of 0.56, considerably lower than the industry average of 1.00, according to a news release from...

COVID-19 Updates & Resources
As the COVID-19 begins to have an increased impact on our businesses and communities, we thank our local media for keeping us informed. Additional resources can be found on the COVID-19 Updates page on the New North website.

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