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Economic Development

Welcome to the City of Prairie du Chien's Economic Development page. This page is designed to provide you with information that will facilitate the process of finding the answers you’re looking for – whether you’re looking to locate an established business here or wanting to start a new business venture, we want to serve you.

Click here to view the economic profile compiled by the Chamber

Here are our resources:

  • Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce 
    The mission of the Prairie du Chien Area Chamber of Commerce is to enhance the quality of life, promote and preserve local resources, and foster business growth in Prairie du Chien and the surrounding area.
  • Prairie du Chien Redevelopment Authority (RDA)
    The Redevelopment Authority is responsible for carrying out blight elimination, slum clearance, and urban renewal programs and projects. The Redevelopment Authority consists of members appointed by the Mayor with approval by the City Council. Redevelopment Authority members serve 5 year terms.
  • Driftless Development provides resources and support structure necessary for economic development to lead best-case growth in the interest of Prairie du Chien and Crawford County's citizens and businesses.
  • Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission (SWWRPC)
    The Economic Development (ED) program of SWWRPC works with stakeholders throughout the region for a regional approach to economic development.
  • Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC)
    The Mississippi River Regional Planning Commission (MRRPC) is a Commission of nine counties located along the Mississippi River in Western Wisconsin. The Commission was organized in 1964 under Wisconsin State Statutes to plan for the physical, social and economic development of the Region. Call 608.785.9396 for more information.
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