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Portage Co. company expanding, adding jobs

STEVENS POINT (WAOW) - Governor Scott Walker made a stop in central Wisconsin at an expanding business.

Berkshire Hathaway Global Insurances in Stevens Point has brought on 175 new employees recently. The company has also expanded its building. Governor Walker toured those new offices Wednesday.

The president of the company says he hopes to see this growth continue.

"We continue to get new business coming in and as we garner that new business, we just add more employees." said company president John Noel.

After the tour, Governor Walker spoke about the importance of job growth in our area.

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