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  • Yount: Retired Brewers star holds on to Wisconsin ties
    By Jim Cryns For WisBusiness.com Robin Yount's sweet swing helped make his baseball career a successful one, but in his retirement he's moved on to a more sour pursuit -- lemonade. Yount broke onto the Major League Baseball stage almost 40 years ago as a 19-year-old rookie shortstop for the Milw... <more>

  • WisBusiness event: Milwaukee's Economy - Next Steps for Growth
    While not discounting the value of luring new companies to Wisconsin with public incentives, a team of business professionals says metro Milwaukee needs to invest in existing businesses, as well as fixing crumbling roads and poor academic outcomes in order to improve the employment picture. "It's ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - Neil Peters-Michaud, CEO and founder of Cascade Asset Management
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. On this episode, Tom Still reviews past years' finalists in the Governor's Business Plan Contest and how they are faring today and the WisBusiness.com Stock Report looks at t... <more>

  • Chazen: UW alum and fashion mogul reviews history of iconic clothing company
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com When Jerome Chazen was studying economics at UW-Madison nearly 60 years ago, he never dreamed he’d one day lead the Liz Claiborne clothing company, write a book about the clothing industry or have his name on a campus art museum. The tome is called “My Life ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - Lisa Johnson, VP at Wisconsin Economic Development Corp.
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. On this episode, Tom Still gives an overview on venture capital and what it means for Mitt Romney's run for the White House. Also, Liz Schrum discusses the WisBusiness.com Stoc... <more>

  • Paulson: Expansion into China can help state companies grow sales and profits
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com It’s a long way from the family dairy outside Barneveld to the industrial city of Tianjin, China. But that’s how far author/adviser/business consultant Dan Paulson has traveled in the past 21 years. Paulson, whose book “Apples to Apples” came out in 2... <more>

  • Tapper: Madison Fund aims to help small entrepreneurs with micro-loans
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com When Andrew Tapper, co-founder of the Madison Fund micro-finance group, was a youngster, he wanted to change the world. But the UW-Madison math and economics major says he soon discovered “that wasn’t really possible and I became discouraged.” Tapper’... <more>

  • Sanderson: New Blue Harbor exec hopes to rebrand and boost Sheboygan tourism
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com For generations, Wisconsin residents – and their cousins in greater Chicagoland – have been flocking to the Dells, Door County and the Northwoods for vacations. Sheboygan? Not so much. But Dave Sanderson, who’s been general manager of the city’s Bl... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - Wisconsin Banking Association President/CEO Rose Oswald Poels
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. The new year kicks off with Tom Still discussing business trends to watch for 2012, Liz Schrum looking at dairy and snowfall in the WisBusiness.com Stock Report and Wis... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - Wrapping up 2011
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. WisBusiness.com: The Show wraps up 2011 with a look back at the year's interviews, Tom Still's commentary on economic regions working together and Liz Schrum reporting on Wi... <more>

  • Jackson: New head of Accelerate Madison sees hot market for programming, IT grads
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com The overall economy may be struggling, but it’s a good time to be graduating with a software or information technology degree. That’s the word from Tammy Jackson, the new executive director of Accelerate Madison – which bills itself as the “the premier networ... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - WMC Foundation's Jim Morgan
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. In this episode of WisBusiness.com: The Show, Tom Still talks about broadband coverage in rural Wisconsin, the WMC Foundation's Jim Morgan talks with Liz Schrum about build... <more>

  • Brandon: Rural broadband access could be key to economic development
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com If rural Wisconsin is going to lure any call centers and high-tech jobs away from India or other countries in Asia -- something Zach Brandon says is possible – then it's going to need much better access to broadband coverage. The same is true if Wisconsin want... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - Platteville Public Schools' Greg Quam
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. In this episode of WisBusiness.com: The Show, Tom Still discusses the upside to the volatility of the Wisconsin economy, Liz Schrum talks to Platteville Schools' Greg Quam abo... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - WEA Trust President/CEO Mark Moody
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. In this episode, Tom Still talks about the Wisconsin YES! contest, which he calls a great opportunity for middle and high school studen... <more>

  • Forum: Little agreement on best ways to cut deficits
    MILWAUKEE -- A recent forum on state and national deficits sparked debate on spending priorities and the state budget but provided little common ground for solutions. The forum "Debt and Deficit Reduction: Time for Action'' at UW-Milwaukee featured national and state experts before a campus audien... <more>

  • Newson stresses government experience in his new role atop DWD
    New DWD Secretary Reggie Newson shares the same goal as his predecessors -- connecting job seekers with job creators. But he comes at it from a much different background. While his two Walker administration predecessors were, in order, a former co-owner of a staffing agency and a labor lawyer, Ne... <more>

  • Allen-Hoffmann: StrataGraft holds promise for burn victims
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com When Lynn Allen-Hoffmann watched a major burn surgery at the UW-Madison hospital more than a decade ago, she was hooked. “That was my epiphany,” said Allen-Hoffmann, a Ph.D who is the CEO and chief scientific officer at Stratatech, a Madison-based company t... <more>

  • WisBusiness: The Show - Mike Theo, president and CEO of the Wisconsin Realtors Association
    Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. In his commentary, Tom Still talks about the "jobs paradox" then Mike Theo from Wisconsin Realtors Association discusses the state of real estate. The show is produced ... <more>

  • Theo: New WRA president says group adjusting to ‘new realities’
    By Brian E. Clark For WisBusiness.com During the peak of the real estate bubble during the last decade, the Wisconsin Realtors Association had 19,000 members. Since that bubble popped, membership has fallen by nearly one-third. And while Mike Theo, the new president of the WRA, acknowle... <more>

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