Wisconsin town brainstorms economic l...

Wisconsin town brainstorms economic life after Polaris

There are 85 comments on the TwinCities.com story from Jun 10, 2010, titled Wisconsin town brainstorms economic life after Polaris. In it, TwinCities.com reports that:

Several hundred people gathered Thursday night at a town hall meeting with questions about the future in the wake of news that Polaris plans to close its production plant here within two years, cutting more than 500 jobs.

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Magic

Minneapolis, MN

#81 Jun 16, 2010
Proud to be from Osceola wrote:
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still waiting
Tell someone who cares.
Proud to be from Osceola

Wisconsin Rapids, WI

#82 Jun 16, 2010
You seem exposed as someone who makes things up.
It would be easy to put this to rest.
Admit that you lied about that, or back it up with where you read it and away we go.
Mary Allen

AOL

#83 Jun 20, 2010
like Polaris is the only company that has ever done this! Toughen up people, I am on my third time of this type of thing and making less than ever with crappier benefits than ever. This is the new world. Get used to it. You might spend some time without a job. Boo Hoo, join the rest of us. I am just glad to be working.
Common Cents

Orlando, FL

#84 Sep 10, 2010
BLACK WIDOW wrote:
The state needs to assist existing Osceola businesses with expansion. One such company is Renteck. They have contracts to produce parts for fortune 500 companies, but until now, obtaining financing for expansion has been difficult, because banks are not lending. The banks are getting cheap money through the Fed and then letting it earn much haigher rates, without lending it out. Thats why the bank profits have been so high in the last 6 months. Wisconsin needs to assist those businesses they already have and then seek new ones!
GE Capitol has an ad on Cable TV where a dunebuggy driven by the Polaris CEO is running over sand danes with the voice-over saying how GE Capital is financing American companies, so the can move their factories to Mexico!
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Reason

Wisconsin Rapids, WI

#85 Sep 19, 2010
Again Mary Allen proves she is a fool...Love how your classless display about the fatal accident on Hwy 8 was deleted by the mod..If only your kids could shut you on on other threads too..

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