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Altruize excited to increase volunteerism in 2021 and beyond

Volunteer tracker Altruize survived last year during the pandemic through organic growth, but now hopes to increase volunteerism as Wisconsin returns to...

Another Wisconsin dairy farm sells cows, but welcomes new farming opportunities

A month ago, the Reisingers of Spring Green said farewell to 60 dairy cows after more than a century of milking on...

As state’s daily cases hit highest mark in nearly 2 months, concerns rise over...

With increased transmission and new variants detected in Wisconsin, the state’s chief medical officer warns of a new surge of COVID-19.

Bill aims to expand farm exports

Republicans and ag groups have rolled out legislation aimed at expanding the state's farm exports by at least 25 percent in coming...

Broad backing for broadband

GOP and Dem Joint Finance Committee members agree that a big investment in broadband is needed in rural areas. 

Cash flow automator Esker sees growth during pandemic

Middleton-headquartered Esker says a pandemic-induced acceleration of going digital is helping the company grow. Esker is a global cloud...

Chancellors advocate for R&D investment, Endless Frontier Act

The chancellors of Wisconsin’s top two research universities are pushing for investment in more R&D. “The only way that...

Crave Brothers Farm highlights manure digester ahead of Earth Day

A manure digester at Crave Brothers Farm in Waterloo produces electricity for the township and bedding for the cattle. It also reduces...

Distillers find opportunity, innovation in pandemic

Wisconsin distilleries Driftless Glen and Wollersheim see opportunity and innovation amid the global pandemic.  Baraboo’s Driftless Glen made a...

Evers announces new Foxconn deal

Gov. Tony Evers and Foxconn execs this morning announced the state has reached a new deal with the company over its Mount...
Budget BLOG

Evers’ budget includes several dozen recommendations from Climate Change Task Force

Gov. Tony Evers’ budget includes some three dozen recommendations from his Climate Change Task Force, including tens of millions of new investments...

Foxconn deal positive for state economy

Foxconn Technology Group is confident a new agreement with Wisconsin will attract other businesses to the state.  The new...

Madison-area mayors ready for recovery

Dane County’s mayors see positive marketing as the way to boost economic recovery coming out of the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Foxconn deal prompts cautious optimism from critics

Assembly Minority Leader Gordon Hintz, who has consistently knocked Foxconn, says he hopes the new deal Gov. Tony Evers' administration signed with...

Panel: Wisconsin should seize esports industry

Proponents of esports see the competitive video gaming industry as poised for expansion in the state of Wisconsin.  “We...

PSC approves Alliant Energy solar project

The PSC has approved permits for Alliant Energy to undertake a massive solar project. With the commission's unanimous vote...
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Trade experts support R&D investments, deals to bolster ag industry

Endless Frontier Act investments could help U.S. beat China in tech, and existing tariffs could give U.S. negotiating power in China trade...

U.S. Chamber of Commerce: Trade is part of economic recovery

A U.S. Chamber of Commerce representative says trade will affect the economic recovery as the world comes out of the global pandemic.

Union rep urges state Legislature to tackle payroll fraud

Labor representative Andy Buck is urging the Legislature to take up measures to tackle worker misclassification and payroll fraud. 
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Wauwatosa a step closer to reaching net-zero carbon goals

Arch Electric has completed about 10 weeks of construction and installation of a new solar panel system for the city of Wauwatosa. 

West Bend expands with Midwestern tribute

West Bend Mutual Insurance is expanding into new markets nationwide with a nod to its Midwestern roots. Using the...

Wisconsin tribes combat diabetes by returning to tradition

Native American communities in Wisconsin have started to take control over their health by controlling their food supply and by returning to...

Workforce housing solutions making their way through Capitol

Both sides of the political aisle are circulating legislation to increase affordable housing as a way to tackle workforce issues.
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