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Bankers supporting financial literacy in April

Wisconsin bankers are supporting financial literacy throughout the state this month by focusing on education and engagement at the community level. April is Financial...

BrightStar Wisconsin invests nearly $5.9 million in 2017

BrightStar Wisconsin Foundation’s annual report shows the group invested nearly $5.9 million in 2017. This nonprofit foundation accepts donations and uses the funds to...

Chinese tariffs to hit Wisconsin ag producers

China’s retaliatory tariffs on American goods will largely affect agricultural commodities, and Wisconsin’s ag producers could be hit especially hard. In response to recently...

Construction starting soon on Dane County biodigester facility

Construction is set to begin soon on a new Dane County biodigester facility to produce renewable vehicle fuel from waste like garbage and manure....

Digital health platform improves asthma metrics

Propellor Health’s digital health platform has been linked to a reduction in asthma symptoms and need for medication, according to a recent collaborative study....

Ginseng growers ‘very concerned’ with Chinese tariff

Wisconsin ginseng growers are "very concerned" with the 15 percent tariff on their crop imposed by China in response to U.S. tariffs on steel...

Grants available for lowing pollution levels in state waterways

The Yahara Watershed Improvement Network is now accepting grant proposals for 2018, with a goal of lowering pollution levels in Wisconsin waterways. The WINS...

Love Wisconsin growing quickly by publishing stories that unite

An online publishing startup called Love Wisconsin has grown quickly in the past two years by circulating stories that unite rather than divide. The nonprofit...

New broadband expansion grants announced

The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin has awarded the biggest round of broadband expansion grants in state history, boosting access for an estimated 1,600...

New center for hyperbaric medicine and tissue repair opening in early May

The new Marshfield Clinic Center for Hyperbaric Medicine and Tissue Repair will begin admitting patients in early May, providing specialty pressure- and oxygen-based treatments....

New report calls financial outlook for Racine ‘worrisome’

A new report from the Wisconsin Policy Forum calls the long-term financial outlook for the city of Racine “worrisome.” This comes as the city...

New report notes successes, challenges for Medical College of Wisconsin

Fifty years after Milwaukee leaders laid out a vision for the future of the Medical College of Wisconsin, a new report says core goals...

Periscope Project exceeding early goals

The Periscope Project, an effort from the Medical College of Wisconsin, is exceeding early goals. MCW received a $1.2 million grant last year from the...

Report shows construction slowing, highlights growth factors

A new report shows growth in new construction has slowed in the 12 years since state policymakers set property tax limits on local governments...

Riding in a self-driving shuttle at UW-Madison

I took a ride in a self-driving shuttle at UW-Madison, and got a firsthand look at how autonomous vehicles interact with a busy campus...

Self-driving vehicle demonstrations planned in Madison

Two self-driving shuttle demonstrations are planned for Madison next week, while several groups meet to discuss efforts to test and develop autonomous vehicles. ...

StageThree stimulating innovation for successful companies

A new venture from transportation management company Breakthrough Fuel called StageThree aims to stimulate innovation for companies that have already achieved success. “For the...

Study suggests reduced kidney function is connected to hearing loss

A new study from UW-Madison suggests reduced kidney function is connected to hearing loss later in life. Using data from a separate long-term study...

ThedaCare personnel getting naloxone training

ThedaCare Behavioral Health personnel are getting training on using one of the best tools to avoid opioid deaths: naloxone. Earlier this month, U.S. Surgeon...

UW scientists flock to Madison for research expo

Nearly 130 UW researchers flocked to Madison yesterday to show off the results of their hard work as part of the UW System's 15th...

UW-Stout comp sci students take first place in national competition

Computer science students at UW-Stout recently took first place in a national competition preparing them for industry challenges. The U.S. Information Technology Collegiate Conference...

WisBusiness: The Show – Adam Uselmann of OnLume

Welcome to a new episode of "WisBusiness: The Show," a twice-a-month Web show covering state business news and issues. MADISON – The latest episode...

Wisconsin Farmers Union, other ag groups calling for action on milk prices

The Wisconsin Farmers Union is joining 52 other ag groups in calling on Congress and the USDA to help boost milk prices. “The nation’s dairy...
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