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Bank of America cyber crime specialist talks hacker prevention amid COVID-19 scams

Cyber crimes aren’t new to businesses, but hackers are taking advantage of the disruption of the COVID-19 pandemic and protests to make...

Changes in consumer behavior reflect shifting values

Changes in consumer behavior are more than temporary responses to the COVID-19 pandemic -- they are changes that reflect shifting societal values,...

Citing COVID-19, Verso Corp. idles Wisconsin Rapids and Duluth paper mills

Verso Corporation says it will indefinitely stop production at its paper mills in Wisconsin Rapids and Duluth in order to offset market...

Class to be in session and in-person this fall, education leaders say

Education leaders are developing plans to limit the spread of COVID-19 as public and private K-12 and higher education institutions prepare to...

DWD announces “dramatic increase” in Work-Share Program

The Department of Workforce Development announced it has more than 500 "work-share'' plans with almost 18,000 participants in Wisconsin.

Entrepreneurs’ Conference keynote says how people use technology is what matters

Brian Pinkerton, keynote speaker at the Wisconsin Technology Council's virtual 2020 Wisconsin Entrepreneurs's Conference, emphasized that technology is a tool and what...

Grant applications open for small business owners, farmers struggling due to pandemic

Two grant program applications are open in order to aid business owners struggling over changes brought on by the pandemic and farmers...

Grocery stores adapt to consumer behavior

Evolving consumer behavior during the COVID-19 pandemic will require grocers to rethink inventory, retool for expanded online shopping, constantly assess consumer demand...

High demand puts Wisconsin spuds in a good spot

Wisconsin spuds had a shaky start to the COVID-19 pandemic, but high consumer demand has put potatoes in a good spot, says...

Leaders in agriculture talk profitability for the industry

For beef and corn producer Cal Dalton, late December and early January was an optimistic time on the farm. Crop and cattle...

Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center prepares for expansion, adjusts treatment techniques

As Mendota Juvenile Treatment Center prepares for an expansion, officials have decided to adjust treatment techniques to take advantage of the extra...

Morgridge Institute for Research investigates methods to control COVID-19 and future pandemic

Virologists at the Morgridge Institute for Research are investigating the biology of viruses and their diseases in order to develop powerful new...

Opioid addiction worsens due to pandemic

While the attention of media, elected officials and community leaders has been focused on the COVID-19 pandemic, another crisis — opioid addiction...

Pandemic brings home sales down, prices up for month of May

The economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic had a big impact on existing home sales in May, according to the Wisconsin Realtors...

Postponement of Ryder Cup latest blow to Milwaukee’s big year

The reported postponement of the Ryder Cup is the latest blow to Milwaukee’s big year. “The excitement that we...

Public officials discuss how to address two pandemics: coronavirus and racism

Public officials during Friday's Real Talk Virtual Summit on Racial Justice discussed how to allocate resources and strategies to address two pandemics...

Three Wisconsin energy companies to improve rural electric infrastructure

Three Wisconsin energy companies are seeing over $20 million in loans to improve rural electric infrastructure in the state.

Tourism looking up in northern and southeastern Wisconsin

Tourism in northern Wisconsin for 2019 was the best year on record, but 2020 is “blowing it out of the water.”

UW-Madison Prof. says second wave of COVID-19 is likely

A second wave of coronavirus infections is likely once people return to indoor activities and are exposed more to airborne transmission, according...

WEDC expects up to 30 percent business closures statewide

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. leader Missy Hughes expects up to 30 percent business closures in the state if reopenings are stalled by...
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