Serving up 90 Years of Smiles

When you think of the business of ice cream, you cannot help but think of happiness. It is no wonder then that three generations of Thomsens have spent over ninety years making Schoep’s Ice Cream Company Inc. not only one of the largest independent ice cream manufacturers in Wisconsin but the United States as well.

Schoep’s Ice Cream

Delivering Freshness Every Day

Established in 1978, Keany Produce and Gourmet is a family-owned produce distributor. Whether it transports fruit, dairy, or vegetables, the utmost care and professionalism go into every effort. The company, celebrating its fortieth anniversary, has recently undergone a warehouse expansion, and is currently experiencing phenomenal growth. We spoke with Social Media and Marketing Coordinator Cassidy Williams.

Keany Produce and Gourmet

From Cotton Fields to Desert Gem

A hundred years ago, the Wigwam in Arizona was an exclusive getaway for high-powered executives. Now it’s one of the state’s largest tourist resorts and a golfers’ delight.

Wigwam Arizona

Welcoming Business Investors

The excitement in Williston is palpable. New infrastructure is going in at last, and long-term business development has found a lucrative niche in this bustling city. In fact, Williston has done such a great job of navigating its boom-time growth that it has become a recognized role model for other cities facing similar situations.

Williston Economic Development

Not Just Surviving, but Thriving

Emerging from a battering by Hurricane Harvey two years ago, Wharton, Texas has embarked on a remarkable upward trajectory. As Business in Focus noted in a profile in 2018, community spirit has triumphed over adversity.

Wharton Economic Development Corporation

Vital Downtown Growth and Development

Known for its proximity to Michigan State University (MSU), the city of East Lansing is not your typical university community. MSU, located in East Lansing, is a particularly large school with more than 50,000 students, and it boasts the second-highest number of on-campus housing units in the country. Whereas most university cities provide the majority of student housing in the surrounding local area, the 16,500 campus housing units are an unusual and beneficial element of the community.

City of East Lansing, MI

Sustainability and Social Responsibility

Considered by many economists to be the worst downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, the Global Financial Crisis (GFC) of 2008 actually started a few years earlier, during the then-booming housing market in the United States, when subprime lending was recklessly given by banks to borrowers with poor credit ratings.

The International Economic Development Council

You Can’t Resist Its Charms

Located a perfect distance between the major city centers in Wisconsin, up-and-coming Waushara County is one sweet destination for outdoorsy people looking to escape the city life.

Waushara County, WI

Living and Working in Two Worlds

Imagine this scenario: After communicating with international clients, you take a break to stretch your legs and walk out to the water – and we are not talking about an office water cooler. We are envisioning crystal clear lake water, surrounded by pine forest where you take a soul-nourishing breath. Refreshed, you head back to your computer to continue developing a software program.

Vilas County Economic Development Corporation

Economic Development & the Natural Environment – Coming Together in Monroe County

These days the buzz in Monroe County, WI, is all about industrial hemp and its products: CBD oil and graphene. Meanwhile at the BIO-SUNN Technologies Inc. in Garrison, ND, the buzz is all about the welcome mat that Monroe County is rolling out for them.

Monroe County, WI

September 15, 2019, 4:37 PM EDT