Blueprint For Prosperity

A former long-time Minocqua area resident is an assistant Deputy Secretary at the state Department of Workforce Development. He thinks there soon will be more workers to help fill a jobs gap for skilled manufacturers.

David Anderson was in the Northwoods recently to let businesses know more training money soon will be available through the "Fast Forward" program...

  Governor Scott Walker Monday stopped in Eagle River after signing his economic package. Governor Walker says he's on no tight timetable to make a decision whether to allow a multi-million dollar casino complex in Kenosha that is opposed by the Forest County Potawatomi Community. Walker told reporters the federal government took nine years to move forward on the Menominee tribe proposal at the former Dairyland Greyhound Park..