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Mercury Marine's growing apprenticeship program gained an enthusiastic supporter on Monday.

Department of Workforce Development Secretary Reggie Newson made a stop at the Fond du Lac-based manufacturer to learn about its valuable workforce partner in the program and to salute the company during its 75th anniversary year.

"Founded in Cedarburg, Mercury Marine's a great Wisconsin story and this global manufacturer now based in Fond du Lac is a good example of why the world looks to us for quality goods and services," Newson said.

"It takes dedicated and talented men and women with the right skills to achieve this level of success, and we are proud to have Mercury Marine as such a strong, longstanding partner in apprenticeship training. We are building a skilled workforce to move Wisconsin forward through proven programs like apprenticeship, as well as new initiatives, such as the governor's Wisconsin Fast Forward worker training grant program."....

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