$1.23 million grant awarded to Langlade Co. - WAOW - Newsline 9, Wausau News, Weather, Sports

$1.23 million grant awarded to Langlade Co.


by Kelsi Schindler

LANGLADE COUNTY (WAOW) -- The Economic Development Administration (EDA) estimates that a new grant will create 430 new jobs in Langlade County.

The $1.28 million grant is also expected to generate $14 million in private investment, according to a news release from U.S. Commerce Secretary, Gary Locke.

"This grant will create new jobs and boost private investment in the region by building a world-class training center that will provide training and knowledge to workers in Wisconsin's vital wood products manufacturing sector," Locke said.

The Secretary made the announcement, Wednesday.

Newsline 9's Colby Robertson is in Langlade County and will keep you updated on the details of the grant on WAOW.com.

To read the Secretary's press release in its entirety, click here.

Online Reporter: Kelsi Schindler

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