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  • WisBusiness: Wisconsin Triples Investment in Annual Biotech Expo
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Wisconsin’s academic and commercial biotech community plans to pull out the stops for BIO 2006, which will run from April 9-12 in Chicago. The budget to showcase the Badger State’s biotechnology prowess has risen to nearly $270,000 this year – nearly three times wh... <more>

  • Ludeman: Retiring Economist Questions Value of Tax Breaks for Businesses
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Terry Ludeman, the recently retired chief labor economist for the state, has been known for speaking his mind. Apparently retiring from state service isn't changing that. In an exit interview with WisBusiness.com, Ludeman said he's not sure if ... <more>

  • Cezar: Scientist Brings International Connections to UW Stem Cell Work
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON – Growing up in the Brazilian state of Goiana, Gabriela Cezar was deep in cattle country. And as far back as she can remember, she wanted to be a veterinarian. “My father was head of the national beef cattle research center in Brazil, so I was always exp... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Economists Forecast Solid Year for State's Economy
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Wisconsin’s economy should chug along in 2006 in a “Goldilocks” mode – not too hot and not too cold – Sam Kahan, a senior economist with the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, said Tuesday. Kahan, who spoke at Wisconsin Bankers Association economic forecast lunch... <more>

  • Bugher: Time to Appreciate UW as Economic Engine
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com MADISON - University Research Park head Mark Bugher, a former Republican cabinet officer, is spreading the message that UW and its research assets are a treasure often unappreciated close to home.   After recent travels to E... <more>

  • WisPolitics.com/Mediasite Web cast: Wis.: An Economy in Transition

  • WisPolitics.com/Mediasite Web cast: Wis.: An Economy in Transition: Part II

  • WisBiz In-Depth: Krause Konstruction keeps steeples part of landscape
    By Gregg Hoffmann STODDARD – Church steeples are eye-pleasing parts of the Midwest landscape. Around Christmas, they seem to draw even more attention. You can bet that a fair amount of those steeples have been repaired, and in some cases even built, by Krause Konstruction, based near Stoddard with... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Ski Resorts Focus on Kids as Key to Business
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com From Trollhaugen in northwest Wisconsin to Tyrol Basin in the south, Badger State ski and snowboard areas are focusing on children as a way to stoke business now and create it in the future. They are doing it by offering free lift tickets, beefing up programs fo... <more>

  • WisBiz In-Depth: Wilderness Resort's Latest Expansion Symbolic of Dells Tourism Rise
    By Gregg Hoffmann WISCONSIN DELLS - O.P. Helland, the son of a Norwegian immigrant, started blazing tourism trails in this area when he founded the first sightseeing boat tours in the late 1800s. Three generations later, his family is still doing promoting the Dells. Wilderness Hotel a... <more>

  • Kanavas: Invest Wisconsin Stakes New Ground in Making State Competitive
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Republican legislative leaders recently unveiled their "Invest Wisconsin" roadmap to prosperity. In part, it is an answer to Democratic Gov. Jim Doyle's "Grow Wisconsin" program, which his opponents have labeled inadequate. If their plans are f... <more>

  • WisBiz In-Depth: New Glarus Brewing Overflowing the Kegs
    By Gregg Hoffmann NEW GLARUS - Spotted Cow, the top selling beer from New Glarus Brewing Co., was born among fields of sheep. “We were traveling in Europe on business, and I was struck how many sheep there were,” said Deborah Carey, who along with her husband, Dan, run the rapidly expa... <more>

  • Locke: McFarland Bank Fastest-Growing in Dane County
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com When David Locke started at McFarland State Bank 30 years ago, it had assets of $4 million. There were also 12,000 community banks in the United States at the time, 460 of which were chartered in Wisconsin. The years have not been kind to small ... <more>

  • January: Reluctant Businessman Helps Lead First Wisconsin Stem Cell Business
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Craig January, who comfortably wears the hats of both scientist and heart doctor at UW-Madison, has had numerous chances to go into business. But January, who developed a novel method to test drugs for heart toxicity in the late 1990s, re... <more>

  • WisBusiness: Monks Turn to Tech to Support Their Abbey
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com SPARTA – When monks from the Cistercian abbey near here were mulling over a proposal to build a golf course about five years ago, Father Bernard McCoy’s printer ran out of ink. “I was stunned by what it cost to replace a printer ... <more>

  • Barrett: Milwaukee Needs to Sell Itself as Business Destination
    Recently back from a trade mission to China, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett sat down with WisBusiness.com Editor Brian Clark to assess the city's business climate and business developments. The interview occurred before the new PabstCity development idea emerged, but Barrett was emphatic that th... <more>

  • WisBiz In-Depth: Bradley Center's Makeover Could Pay Off with Bucks' Lease
    By Gregg Hoffmann MILWAUKEE - A Bradley Center spokesman says a $6 million makeover for the 17-year-old facility could pay off in a significant way before the holidays. Bradley Center spokesman Evan Zeppos said recently that a new lease with the Bucks could be signed “before t... <more>

  • WisBiz In-Depth: Borah's Cycle Apparel Can Be Found in Lofty Places
    By Gregg Hoffmann COON VALLEY – Chris Jackson has seen his Borah cycle jerseys and shorts on cyclists riding on the top of the hills of southwest Wisconsin, the Rockies and other lofty places. But, he never saw it in a loftier place – from a political standpoint – than last August when Pr... <more>

  • WisBusiness: 3rd Quarter Earnings Strong for State's Manufacturers
    By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Wisconsin’s equipment manufacturing sector is performing well – as indicated by third quarter earnings reports - and should lead Wisconsin’s economy in 2006, economists said recently. “It’s not so much sales to consumers as it is sales of equipm... <more>

  • PRSA: A Primer on Blogging
    Blogs, blogs, everywhere. People reading them. People writing them. People trying to influence them. What are ins and outs of blogging and can your business or group take advantage of the trend? This was part of the discussion at a mid-October forum staged at the Italian Community Center in Milw... <more>


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