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‘GrowthChart’ aims to reduce busy work in childcare

Parents expect childcare providers to focus on the ever-changing needs of their children. What they may not know is that providers are...

‘Navigating the New Economy’ roundtable discussions

Business leaders and community members have been learning from state and local experts about how they can better navigate the new economy....

Budget would remove outdated limit on certain electricity contracts

One of the items included in the Republican version of the state budget would remove a three-year limit on certain wholesale electricity...

Conservation efforts bringing down nutrient pollution levels

Conservation efforts last year kept out of the environment at least 215,000 pounds of phosphorous and more than 95,000 pounds of nitrogen.

Developers moving to front-facing work at former Oscar Mayer site

After a year and a half of behind-the-scenes construction at the former Oscar Mayer facility in Madison, developers are set to begin...

Entrepreneurs approaching similar challenges from varying perspectives

Many startups face similar struggles as they work to define their own brand, develop products and secure investment. But as one Milwaukee...

Focus on Energy cost-effectiveness highlighted in new study

A new federal study finds Wisconsin’s Focus on Energy program is the most cost-effective energy efficiency program in the country.

Hogan planning to leave WEDC in fall

WEDC CEO Mark Hogan today said he will step down from his role in the coming months. Hogan confirmed...

Investment overview shows deals getting larger in Wisconsin

The latest investment overview from the Wisconsin Technology Council shows a “slight downtick” in the number of deals made last year, though...

Kenosha area leaders call for increased tech job training efforts

Wisconsin’s southern border communities will need to ramp up their tech job training efforts to meet the demands of Foxconn and other...

Mayors calling for action on Asian carp invasion

Four Wisconsin mayors have signed a declaration from the Great Lakes and St. Lawrence Cities Initiative urging the federal government to jumpstart...

Obama-era tech advisor calls on startup leaders to better equip care providers

An Obama-era tech adviser says entrepreneurs in the health space should seek to equip care providers with better decision-making tools.

Panelist says greater health care collaboration will take changes to data management

Achieving greater collaboration between various health care providers will take more community outreach and a new approach to data management, panelists at...

Panelists agree improving rural health care will take new technologies, workforce solutions

Improving access to rural health care will require leveraging new technologies and improving the workforce outlook for providers in these areas, a...

Panelists debate future of transportation funding in Wisconsin

DOT Secretary Craig Thompson says the transportation budget recently approved by the Joint Finance Committee is "far more responsible" than the past...

Paper Council’s legislators of the year highlight differing priorities

Rep. Katrina Shankland and Sen. Tom Tiffany were both recognized by the Wisconsin Paper Council as legislators of the year, though each...

Report ranks Wisconsin 7th in nation for economic well-being of children

A new report from the Annie E. Casey Foundation ranks Wisconsin 7th in the country for economic well-being of children, but a...

Research connects reduced fertility rates to decline in manufacturing jobs

A sociology researcher at UW-Madison has found a connection between reduced fertility rates and a decline in manufacturing jobs on the national...

Research contract bill clears Assembly committee

A bill to expedite the research contract review process at UW-Madison has cleared an Assembly committee with support from the Wisconsin Technology...

Skip & Co. Maritime navigates online training for mariners

More than 690 commercial and recreational boating deaths have occurred since 2015 because of collisions at sea, according to the co-founder of...

SpayVac using vaccines to control wildlife populations

The founders of SpayVac-for-Wildlife say the answer to the growing problem of wildlife management might lie in birth control vaccines. 

Startup scene in Milwaukee gaining diversity

Milwaukee’s startup and tech community is steadily becoming more diverse as people from various backgrounds find their place in the metro area’s evolving economy.

Study shows impact of digital medicine platform

New research from Cleveland Clinic and Propellor Health finds the Madison company’s digital medicine platform reduced hospital visits for patients with respiratory...

Wisconsin Paper Council President: ‘We’re back’

With a renewed focus on advocacy, a "massive" restructuring project in the rearview mirror and more than 21 new members, Wisconsin Paper...
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