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Sunday, October 01, 2006

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With the help of a $750,000 loan and grant package from the Portland Development Commission, LaCrosse Footwear moved its headquarters from Gresham to a 145,000-square-foot building near the airport in Portland. The new spot is three times the size of the previous location and includes the company’s Danner distribution center, an employee gym and outdoor trails for exercise.

 

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