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  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. This weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get the... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Midwest Air chief details return to profitability
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com OAK CREEK – Speaking at a Milwaukee Press Club event almost exactly a year ago, Midwest Air Group President Timothy Hoeksema predicted his airline would be in the black in 2006. His forecast – for a company that had barely avoided bankruptcy in 20... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. But this weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business is now available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailing list. To get... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Experts Say New Tests And Technology Could Bring Better, Safer Drugs To Consumers Faster
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Drug creation is notoriously expensive, with each new medication costing an estimated $800 million to bring to market. It’s also time-consuming, often taking a decade to get a fledgling drug to consumers. Advances in testing and other innovations, combi... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. But starting soon, this weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business will be available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailin... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Venture Investors' Neis a Key Player in Growth of Many State Firms
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Getting early stage companies off the ground is no easy thing. They need money, management help and other guidance. And then often more money. That’s where people like John Neis, a co-founder and senior partner at Venture Inv... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Join the Free Tuesday Trends Mailing List
    Below is an excerpt from the most recent edition of WisBusiness Tuesday Trends, a WisBusiness product previously available only to paid subscribers. But starting soon, this weekly look at the state of Wisconsin business will be available for free to anyone who signs up for the Tuesday Trends mailin... <more>

  • WisconsinEye: Doyle, Green Outline Plans for Business
    Gov. Jim Doyle and GOP challenger Mark Green laid out their visions for Wisconsin's business community before 40 members of Competitive Wisconsin Inc. Sept. 13 in Milwaukee. Green outlined his plan for creating the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., which would unite the management of the ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Madison, Milwaukee Mayors Pledge More Cooperation
    By Gregg Hoffmann WisBusiness.com MILWAUKEE – Collaboration has increased between Milwaukee and Madison, but more can be done. That seemed to be the consensus when Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett and Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz talked about their vision for greater economic and cultural collabor... <more>

  • WisBiz In-Depth: Mustard Museum to Celebrate 20th Anniversary
    By Gregg Hoffmann MOUNT HOREB – Barry Levenson can tell you exactly where he was on Oct. 28, 1986. “I was wandering through Woodman’s on the east side of Madison, at 2:30 in the morning, depressed because the Red Sox had just lost the seventh game of the World Series (the infamous Bill Buckner S... <more>

  • SBT Interview: Chancellor Tries to Raise UWM's Profile
    Chancellor Carlos Santiago is trying to transform the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee from its long-time image as a commuter school into a more traditional college setting, where many of the students live on campus. To improve the school and extend its impact on the community, Santiago wants to ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: State Economy Slows in 2nd Quarter
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Following a national trend, the Wisconsin economy slowed in the most recent quarter, with the average stock price for publicly traded companies off by 2.5 percent. Still, experts said, there were bright spots, with utilities and some manufacturers doing well fro... <more>

  • WisconsinEye Webcast: WARF Director Says Institutes for Discovery Risky, But Worth the Gamble
    The Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery are a risky endeavor, Carl Gulbrandsen, managing director of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation, acknowledged during a recent Wisconsin Innovation Network luncheon. But they are worth the gamble because they hold the potential to produce breakthrough ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: International Mercury Pollution Conference Hits Madison
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Wisconsin businesses and utilities will be closely monitoring the huge “Mercury as a Global Pollutant” conference that kicks off Sunday and runs through Friday at the Monona Terrace Convention Center. The gathering is expected to attract more than 1... <more>

  • WisBusiness: TDS' Tech Women Tops in Their Field
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – In the worlds of information technology and engineering, it's no secret that women are under-represented, especially at the executive level. But not at TDS Teleco... <more>

  • WisconsinEye Webcast: Wisconsin Farmers Union Conference on NAFTA
    Wisconsin Attorney General Peg Lautenschlager and the Farmers Union teamed up with several labor groups to present this conference on the effects of global trade on Wisconsin farms and businesses. The forum was held June 12 at the Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wisconsin. California Chief Deputy Attor... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Strickler Retires from UW-Madison with Eyes on Reinventing Himself ... Again
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com AVALANCHE, Vernon County – There are two ways to look at Patrick Strickler’s long employment history: He’s either an expert at retiring or he doesn’t understand the concept. Regardless, after surviving more than two dozen acquisitions and mergers and taking sever... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Energy Users Unite Against Railroad Rate Spikes
    Wisconsin energy users, along with politicians who often clash, have united against what they claim are excessive rate spikes from monopolistic railroads.Among those on the same side – the Public Service Commission led by appointees of Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle,... <more>

  • Schwartzer: Health Care Costs Approaching Crisis Stage
    Dan Schwartzer of the Wisconsin Association of Health Underwriters says health care costs are ``becoming a crisis'' for many people and businesses.In a new WisPolitics.com/WisBusiness.com webcast, Schwartzer advocates more consumer involvement in the health care... <more>

  • Knetter: UW Biz School Tackles Changing Economy
    MADISON – One of the biggest challenges facing Wisconsin’s changing economy is turning out entrepreneurs and managers to run emerging companies. So says Michael Knetter, who has been dean of the UW-Madison Business School for the past four years. WisBusiness.com staff writer Colleen Flaherty spoke... <more>

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