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‘Steady Shot’ aims to help Type 1 diabetics with their injection routines

Communication is critical in any healthy relationship, including the relationship between you and your body.  Think about how your...

Advocates want Medicaid to cover room and board for substance abuse treatment

Addiction advocates want to see BadgerCare cover room and board costs associated with substance abuse treatment. As of Feb. 1,...

April home sales, prices grew

April home sales and median prices were up significantly compared to last year, when the economic lockdown was in full force, according...

BookScape brings the written word to 3D life

Trevor Santarius has always consumed a variety of written material, from books to newsletters to online blogs and more. 

Colorful Connections seeks to help companies meet diversity goals

After a year of historic social and racial turmoil, many corporations have committed to creating an inclusive and diverse workplace. But those pledges can fall short of accomplishing company goals due to a lack of diversity-focused hiring resources.

Dairy farmers applaud USTR for USMCA enforcement measures

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative is applauding Trade Representative Katherine Tai for challenging Canada over its allocation of tariff-related quotas for dairy products. 

Dane County approaching herd immunity milestone

By May 14, Dane County projects it will have provided COVID-19 vaccines to 80 percent of those 16 and older, according to...

Dane County to lift all COVID orders June 2 thanks to ‘extremely high’ vaccination...

Dane County lifting all restrictions on June 2 is a “major milestone” for businesses, says Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce President Zach...

DHS awaits FDA approval of Pfizer for ages 12 and up

The state health department is “eagerly awaiting” FDA approval of a vaccine for kids 12-15 as the teenage demographic continues to lead...

Eau Claire County to pilot high-speed internet program

The state is helping Eau Claire County launch a pilot program to test SpaceX’s Starlink, a constellation of low Earth orbit satellites...

Four of state’s congressional delegation request earmarks totaling nearly $150M

Four members of Wisconsin's House delegation are requesting nearly $150 million in earmarks for ag research, broadband and health care projects. 

Gallagher aims to replace federal unemployment benefits with sign-on bonus

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Allouez, has introduced a bill to convert the federal unemployment benefit into a sign-on bonus for new hires. 

JFC continues state tourism investment ahead of expected record-year

The Joint Committee on Finance voted to continue a $1.5 million addition to the Department of Tourism's base budget over the next...

Laundry service startup targets BnBs and other rentals

Startup company Washbnb does what many Airbnb hosts, vacation rental property owners and boutique hotel managers don’t necessarily have the equipment or...

Marinette Marine gets $1M from DOT

State support of $1 million will help boost shipbuilding at Marinette Marine. The Transportation Economic Assistance grant, approved by...

May 20: ‘Summer Tourism Outlook: How will Wisconsin take advantage of a post-pandemic visitor...

After more than a year of what felt like hibernation, a COVID-19 vaccine is giving people hope for brighter days -- and...

Medical device startup aims to limit tube tangles

In an intensive care unit, every move can mean life or death for a patient.  Every time doctors and...

New medical device aids in treatment of cardiac surgery patients

A device created by the team at Atrility Medical helps doctors caring for cardiac surgery patients to quickly and accurately recognize heart...

Nobbits hopes to “tie up” the market for specialized shoelaces

Fitchburg-based Nobbits USA LLC makes shoelaces that lessen the chances of knots coming untied. Nobbits makes shoelaces from polyester...

Shuttered venues still waiting for federal relief

-- After more than a year without revenue, some shuttered entertainment venues could see federal relief dollars this week.

State apprenticeship navigators help connect people to jobs

The Department of Workforce Development has created five new positions called apprenticeship navigators to help Wisconsinites find open opportunities. 

State begins local targeting of COVID-19 vaccinations

As vaccinations start to slow, local county health departments are beginning “hand-to-hand combat” to reach herd immunity. The gap...

State to set new record for outdoor recreation in 2021

Wisconsin is on pace to break its 2019 record for outdoor recreation-related economic activity this year. Since the start...
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Talking Trade: Trends in U.S.-China agricultural trade affecting the Midwest

In the first installment of its second season, Ian Coxhead, UW-Madison professor, and Sandi Siegel, president of M. E. Dey & Co. in Milwaukee, interview Joe Glauber, senior research fellow at the International Food Policy Research Institute, about trends in U.S.-China agricultural trade affecting the Midwest.

Tourism faces labor shortage

Wisconsin’s tourism hubs are expecting a flood of visitors to enjoy the state’s recreation, food and event offerings. But businesses fear they...

Waterloo-based Trek overcoming Brexit hurdles

Trek Bicycles, a global company with Waterloo roots, is successfully navigating the trade landscape left by Brexit. But the company’s rep says...
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