Vilas County Economic Development http://wxpr.org en Northwoods Broadband Effort Moving Forward http://wxpr.org/post/northwoods-broadband-effort-moving-forward <p></p><p>A slow but steady move forward is how a spokesperson for the Lac du Flambeau tribe describes the effort to provide a regional high-speed internet service.</p><p>The tribe, Vilas County Economic Development and the town of Minocqua and others are partners in the effort.</p><p>Tribal Education Director Joni Theobald says a key step was a completed feasibility study...</p><p><i><u>&nbsp;</u></i></p> Sun, 02 Mar 2014 18:28:00 +0000 Ken Krall 14983 at http://wxpr.org Northwoods Broadband Effort Moving Forward Vilas County Passes 2014 Budget http://wxpr.org/post/vilas-county-passes-2014-budget <p>The Vilas County Board of Supervisors Tuesday night approved a budget for 2014 that calls for a small increase in the property tax rate. Vilas county has one of the lowest property tax rates in the state. The increase will amount to $8 per $100,000 of valuation. The budget is a compromise….in order to maintain a county services, provide for a number of important projects, and maintain a healthy fund balance.</p> Wed, 23 Oct 2013 14:03:42 +0000 Mary Jo Berner community journalist 9683 at http://wxpr.org Vilas County Passes 2014 Budget New Business Incubator Opens Saturday In Manitowish Waters http://wxpr.org/post/new-business-incubator-opens-saturday-manitowish-waters <P>The second Vilas county business incubator gets launched Saturday in Manitowish Waters.</P> <P>A business incubator is established as a location where startups have the chance to setup their new venture with lower costs than if they went about it alone. Nicolet College also helps in mentoring the new businesses.</P> <P>Vilas County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director Bob Egan says there has been talk that most Vilas county development centers around Eagle River. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 21:18:54 +0000 Ken Krall 5815 at http://wxpr.org New Business Incubator Opens Saturday In Manitowish Waters