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Midwest Airlines to cut flights, lay off 109 employees

WisBusiness.com Battered by soaring fuel prices, Milwaukee-based Midwest Airlines says it will cut some flights and lay off 109 employees, including 35 pilots. ...

Midwest to lay off pilots

Mortgage insurer regroups

New jobless claims down

Rockwell’s earnings plummet

Milwaukee-based Rockwell Automation Inc.'s fiscal second quarter net income dropped to $142.8 million, or 96 cents per share, from $729.3 million, or $4.45 per...

State bankruptcies jump

Tax rebate check required

Tower Tech set to expand

WisBusiness: Asthma treatment on the go from Platypus

By Rachel Leisemann WisBusiness.com Twenty-two million Americans diagnosed with asthma may soon have a new, fast and accurate method to detect breathing changes and...

WisBusiness: Study says workers comp costs rising fast

WisBusiness.com The average workers compensation total cost per claim in Wisconsin grew rapidly from 2000 through 2005, according to a recent study, but remained...

WisBusiness: Unemployment down in most Wisconsin metro areas

WisBusiness.com Unemployment rates in nine of Wisconsin's 12 metropolitan areas dropped in March from February, while two saw increases and one experienced...

WisBusiness: AirTran posts loss, scales back growth

WisBusiness.com High fuel costs are hammering airlines around the country and AirTran Airways, which tried to take over Midwest Airlines a year ago...

WisBusiness: Bugher says don’t fret over Famous Footwear departure

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com The impending loss of Famous Footwear’s headquarters and its 270 corporate jobs is unwelcome, but Madison officials shouldn’t lose...

WisBusiness: Carver Yachts to add 450 jobs

WisBusiness.com Carver Yachts is expanding its Marquis Yacht Division plant in Pulaski and plans to open new facilities in Oconto County and Green...

WisBusiness: Chromalox to shut two state plants

WisBusiness.com Chromalox announced today that rising costs are forcing it to close plants in two southern Wisconsin communities in July and lay off a...

WisBusiness: Doyle announces grant for Evansville soybean plant

WisBusiness.com Landmark Services Cooperative, a farmer-owned cooperative, has been awarded a $4 million grant to build a soybean crushing plant in Evansville with the...

WisBusiness: Doyle meets with top British stem cell scientist

WisBusiness.com Gov. Jim Doyle met today in London with British stem cell expert Dr. Stephen Minger to discuss Wisconsin’s increasing role in the...

WisBusiness: Doyle to visit Ireland, UK

WisBusiness.com Gov. Jim Doyle is headed abroad on another trade mission. The governor has been on at least six in his two terms....

WisBusiness: DriveAlternatives.com provides convenient service for green drivers

By Ann Huenink WisBusiness.com For those who choose to drive “green,” finding fuel stations across the United States just got a little easier. DriveAlternatives.com, developed...

WisBusiness: Expert says speculators pushing up oil prices

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com Analysts say the world is well supplied with oil now, though you might not know it with gasoline prices...

WisBusiness: Expert says Wisconsin’s manufacturing economy poised for success

By Rebecca Kontowicz WisBusiness.com Wisconsin's industrial economy is well-positioned to become a 21st century leader in manufacturing, according to John Brandt, founder of the MPI...

WisBusiness: Expert touts savings in ‘smart grid’

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com The nation’s utilities and their customers could save more than $70 billion over the next two decades if they...

WisBusiness: Famous Footwear to leave Madison, take 270 jobs

WisBusiness.com Brown Shoe Co. announced today it will move Madison-based Famous Footwear's corporate headquarters to St. Louis. The move had been rumored for months...

WisBusiness: GM to lay off 750 in Janesville

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com General Motors will cut one shift at the Janesville assembly plant in July and lay off about 750 employees...

WisBusiness: Guv urges ban on dumping of lightweight thermal paper

WisBusiness.com Gov. Jim Doyle today urged the U.S. Department of Commerce to protect jobs in Wisconsin by stopping the importation of artificially low-priced lightweight...

WisBusiness: Hoeksema says Midwest will weather airline storm

WisBusiness.com Midwest Airlines shouldn’t need to lay off any more employees if jet fuel prices remain stable, Tim Hoeksema, the company’s president and CEO...

WisBusiness: NxtMile making strides as developer of Baby Boomer running shoe

By Leslie Vos WisBusiness.com Did you know that most running shoes are designed for people between the ages of 18 and 30? Waunakee resident...

WisBusiness: Racine firm hopes to retire rapidly rising winter heating bills

By C.J. Stanford WisBusiness.com RACINE - A new company called 2DX2 is using the natural warmth of the earth to supply heating and cooling...

WisBusiness: State foreclosures remain high

WisBusiness.com Wisconsin foreclosure filings continue at escalated levels, according to newly released data compiled by ForeclosuresWI.com. In March, 2,069 homes entered foreclosure,...

WisBusiness: Stevens Point conference will focus on biofuels

WisBusiness.com Researchers, investors and ethanol producers, plus representatives of paper and forest products companies should be well represented at a biofuels conference set for...

WisBusiness: Weak dollar benefits some Wisconsin companies

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com The declining dollar is a two-edged sword. Economists say it is making the price of gasoline, food, many imported...

WisBusiness: WIEG says utility rate hike request ‘excessive’

By Brian E. Clark WisBusiness.com A proposed utility rate hike could raise some Badger State industries’ electric bills by $1 million or more annually...

WisBusiness: Wisconsin primed for biofuel success, conference attendees say

By Jeff Decker For WisBusiness.com STEVENS POINT -- As oil prices rise along with consumption, businesses are looking to a variety of biofuels to meet energy...

WisBusiness.com: Experts says Wisconsin should weather recession

WisBusiness.com Retired UW-Madison Economist Don Nichols said today that Wisconsin should weather the current recession better than many other states. Speaking at an Economic Outlook...
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