Friday, June 18, 2021

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“WisBusiness: The Show” features AGent Plus Solutions’ Jeffrey Lord, Tech Metrics and upcoming events

The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Jeffrey Lord of AGent Plus Solutions, who was the winner of the “People’s Choice...

Brewers play role in addressing social issues as state deals with COVID-19 challenges, racism

Athletes and sports teams have taken an increasing role in addressing social issues as Wisconsin and the nation deal with challenges brought...

Carnivore Meat Company partners with Festival Foods to offer hemp treats for pets

A Green Bay company is among those satisfying interest in CBD products for pets. The Carnivore Meat Company, maker...

Chamber leaders call for government help to increase minority-owned business access to aid

Latino Chamber of Commerce and Black Chamber of Commerce leaders are calling for more volunteers and government help to make sure Latino-...

Dem National Convention a bust for Brew City bars, eateries

The 2020 Democratic National Convention was once expected to bring an economic boom to bars and restaurants all around the Milwaukee area. 

DWD has sent out $3B in unemployment since March 15

Since March 15, the Department of Workforce Development paid 475,000 people over $3 billion but says more federal unemployment compensation is needed.

Fox Valley B&B struggles to stay afloat as events cancel amid pandemic

As numerous events in the Fox Valley area are being cancelled and postponed due to the ongoing pandemic, a local bed-and-breakfast is...

Fragrant Isle lavender farm flourishes on Washington Island

Some of Martine Anderson’s fondest memories of her 20s -- when she lived in the south of France - are the deep...

Health leaders integrate medicine, public health to tackle health, social issues faced during COVID

Integrating medicine and public health are the most important takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic, but UW Health CEO Dr. Alan Kaplan and...

July home sales hit a new record, driving up median price

Wisconsin's existing home sales hit a new record for the month of July, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association.

LÜM partners with Grammy-winning artist Ne-Yo, secures $3M in funding round

Madison-based tech startup LÜM announced a partnership with Grammy-winning R&B and hip-hop artist Ne-Yo as its global ambassador after securing $3 million...

Milwaukee restaurants see no revenue boost from DNC

Bars and restaurants in the Milwaukee area saw no revenue boost during last week’s Democratic National Convention, but Wisconsin Restaurant Association CEO...

Propeller Health to enter Japanese market

Madison-based Propeller Health will begin distributing its digital health platform in Japan to patients using two Novartis inhaler medications to treat uncontrolled...

Researchers looking to treat depression with psychedelic mushrooms

Researchers at the nonprofit Usona Institute in Fitchburg are looking to improve how depression is treated by turning to an unorthodox medicine:...

Rural hospitals feel financial pressure as Medicaid reimbursement uncertainty rises

Wisconsin’s rural hospitals are feeling financial pressure as both COVID-19 in rural communities and uncertainty around Medicaid reimbursements are rising.

Rural, urban health care systems promote telehealth and the broadband required to effectively use...

Before COVID-19, telehealth was used by patients primarily to see specialists often located halfway across the state. Due to insurance regulations and...

Statewide, businesses are cautious in business, personal travel plans

-- Businesses responding to the July COVID-19 Wisconsin Business Impact survey expressed extreme caution in business and personal travel plans.

VISIT Milwaukee launches two commercials, but not confirmed to stream on TV

DNC delegates can expect to see two 30-second commercials featuring Milwaukee this week through their virtual meetings. But if you're streaming or...
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WisBusiness: The Show with investor Jason Fields

The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights retiring state legislator Jason Fields, who will talk about his economic development work while...
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WisBusiness: The Show with Jackie Hind of Plumb Pharmaceuticals

MADISON, Wis. – The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Jackie Hind of Plumb Pharmaceuticals, which won the grand prize in the 2020...

Wisconsin is on the verge of a grim milestone with 998 COVID-19 deaths

Health officials say a general relaxation of vigilance against the coronavirus is one reason the state is on the verge of a...

Wisconsin roasters saw rise in online whole bean coffee sales during pandemic

During the height of the shutdown, coffee shops across Wisconsin had to shut their doors or drastically reduce hours while offering curbside...

Wisconsin sees local testing supply shortages; health officials weigh in

An increase in turnaround time for COVID-19 test results in pockets across the state and a decline in overall testing are due...

WWBIC to put Charter’s $1M investment towards low-interest loans

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. will put Charter Communication’s $1 million investment towards low-interest loans. WWBIC is an economic...
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