Economic Development

5:00am

Wed May 22, 2013
Agriculture

Federal Funds Flow Into Rural Communities

Staunton, Ill., Mayor Craig Neuhaus (left) checks out the town’s new water plant with Hank Fey, a public works director.
Credit Bill Wheelhouse / Harvest Public Media

In the small town of Staunton, Ill., the new $9 million water plant is a welcome addition. After all, when the 80-year-old facility it replaces seized up last year, the community’s 5,000 residents were without water for five days.

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5:30am

Thu February 28, 2013

12:12pm

Mon July 2, 2012
Business

Denver To Get Patent Office

Seal of the United States Patent and Trademark Office
Public Domain

Denver has been selected as the home of a new U.S. Patent and Trademark office. David Kappos, the Under Secretary for Intellectual Property says the additional locations will help the reduce backlog of patents waiting for approval.

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3:22pm

Thu October 6, 2011
Business

Gov. Hickenlooper Visits Fort Collins, Stresses Entrepreneurship

Grace Hood

Governor John Hickenlooper swung through Northern Colorado today in what he’s calling a “follow up” to his economic blueprint plan. The blueprint came after Hickenlooper solicited feedback from business leaders in all 64 Colorado counties in his "bottom up" economic development process. It includes six specific goals, including efforts to recruit and retain more businesses.

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5:29am

Thu August 11, 2011
Business

Downtown Ft. Collins Hotel Project on Hold

A hotel and conference center apparently won’t be built in downtown Fort Collins -- at least not with city support -- anytime soon. KUNC’s Erin O’Toole talks with Northern Colorado Business Report publisher Jeff Nuttall about what this may mean for the city’s economic development efforts.

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