Okray Family Farms, Inc. has been around since 1905 when Joseph Okray started a trading company on the Public Square in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Like many families in the early twentieth century, Joseph did a small amount of farming to… Read More »
According to Dave Worth, President/CEO of the Worth Company, imported goods have long presented a challenge to American manufacturers in all industries. What varies, notes Worth, is the country producing the majority of imported goods to the U.S. “In the… Read More »
The following is an excerpt from Chuck Nason’s presentation on “The Pressures from Without” at the November 17 Power Breakfast (shared with his permission). Mr. Nason is Chairman of the Board for Worzalla Publishing Company.
This is not a… Read More »
Networking in 1984.
Take yourself back to 1984. The Internet was in its infancy. Cell phones were bulky and for “the few.” From a 2011 perspective, it’s difficult to imagine how you could start a small business in Stevens Point,… Read More »
At a state meeting on September 27, Portage County Executive Patty Dreier was elected by her peers to become Vice President of the Wisconsin County Executives & Administrators Association (WCEA) for a two-year term. The WCEA is the statewide organization… Read More »
Arts Wisconsin, Wisconsin’s statewide arts service, advocacy, and development organization, announced the recipients of the third annual Arts in the Community Awards. Bill Schierl, President of the Arts Alliance of Portage County, Stevens Point, was one of two recipients of… Read More »
Worzalla Publishing Co. has added a new vice president and expanded its board of directors.
Kris Koch joined the company as vice president of operations in July. He will oversee the manufacturing and operations for the employee-owned printing and binding… Read More »
The Wall Street Journal reported the U.S. private-sector job total rose by only 50,000 in November and the unemployment rate rose to its highest level since April (9.8%). Layoff announcements in Portage County and the recent news that the NewPage Whiting… Read More »
Businesses considering job creation, investment in property or equipment, employee training or other development may be eligible for financial assistance programs offered through the Wisconsin Department of Commerce. According to Deputy Secretary Zach Brandon, Wisconsin has assembled some of the… Read More »
As a President and Founder of DigiCopy, I recently had the good fortune of celebrating our tenth anniversary. We have seen our company grow from its initial store here in Stevens Point to thirteen locations across the state. Success has… Read More »