Economic Gateway http://www.wkreda.com wKREDA News RSS Feed Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:15:53 -0700 en-us World's Largest Easel to Light Up for Special Olympic Inclusion Revolution http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=18382 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Fri, 20 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Special Olympics announced today that major landmarks, stadia and iconic buildings around the world, including The World’s Largest Easel will turn RED in a global display of unity on July 20 as ... Hodgeman County holds Maker Camp http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=18042 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Twenty-seven students between the 2nd and 6th grade took part in the first-ever Hodgeman County Maker’s Camp last week.  It was a fun learning event that was created to expose kids (and the... Garden City DFA Facility name 'Sustainable Plant of the Year' http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=18043 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Story originally appeared here. Dairy Farmers of America’s state-of-the-art ingredients plant in Garden City recently received the Sustainable Plant of the Year Award from Food Engineering ma... Pinky's to open in Downtown Garden City http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=18044 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 This story was written by SCOTT AUST, FCEDC Director of Communications Pinky’s Grilled Cheestro is set to open in downtown Garden City this month and owners Jose and Candice Rodriguez co... Scott County is Growing at Just the Right Pace http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=18048 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Fri, 29 Jun 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Scott County is small but mighty.  This is an excellent place to raise a family, start a business, or build a career.  A cohesive, action-oriented community, the people of Scott City work to... Wind Energy market continues growing at phenomenal pace in Kansas http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17319 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Mon, 28 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 Kansas continues to move forward as a leader in wind energy. The Kansas Department of Commerce is highlighting three recently signed agreements with energy companies which will increase wind energy ou... Hugoton Residents Stumble onto Their Own History http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17536 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Fri, 25 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 This story was originally published in The Garden City Telegram, written by Amber Friend. Original story can be found here: http://www.gctelegram.com/news/20180503/hugoton-residents-stumble-onto-... New website can help those looking for jobs http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17306 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) - Governor Jeff Colyer said people looking for jobs can soon find them all in one place and with the click of a mouse. Gov. Colyer said the new Kansas Career Navigator... Kansas Launches “My (Re)Employment Plan” Workforce Program to Improve Services for Job Seekers http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17305 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 In an effort to match unemployed job seekers with Kansas employers looking to hire workers, Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D., is proud to announce that the State of Kansas has launched “My (Re)Employm... Governor Colyer announces communities to be designated as Opportunity Zones http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17304 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 10 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer, M.D. and officials from state government agencies have completed a review of Letters of Interest submitted from communities across the state to be considere... New KSapprenticeship.org website connects job seekers with companies offering apprenticeships http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17303 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – The Kansas Department of Commerce, in partnership with KANSASWORKS, has launched a new website aimed at connecting job seekers with Kansas companies offering on-the-job training through... Innovative Online Tool Guides Kansas Job Seekers http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17302 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Thu, 03 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA, Kan. – An innovative online tool created and launched by Kansas labor and commerce officials aims to get Kansans to work in the highest paying and most in-demand jobs. From accountant... Governor’s Exporter of the Year award to celebrate its 30th anniversary http://www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news/?item=17301 www.wkreda.com/wkreda/about/wkreda-news Tue, 01 May 2018 00:00:00 -0700 TOPEKA – Kansas International Trade Day will be held June 5, 2018 in Lawrence, Kansas, at the Lawrence DoubleTree Hotel.  The conference will feature speakers from business and government w... Central Iowa Manpower Franchise Celebrates 65 Years http://www.wkreda.com/news-&-events/?item=18527 www.wkreda.com/news-&-events Tue, 31 Jul 2018 00:00:00 -0700 CELEBRATING 65 YEARS IN THE COMMUNITY Fort Dodge, IA (July 2018) – Sixty-five years ago, Helen Lynch was considered an industry pioneer in Des Moines, opening the 2nd Manpower franchise and blazi...