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‘Internal nurse traveler’ program helping UW Health fill shifts, retain nurses

UW Health has created an “internal nurse traveler” program aimed at filling open shifts and retaining existing employees.  Through...

1915 Studios accelerator recruiting for next cohort

Georgia-Pacific’s 1915 Studios accelerator program in northeast Wisconsin is recruiting startups for its next cohort, due to kick off in September. 

Baldwin says federal bill aims to bolster U.S. supply chains

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin says pending federal legislation aims to bolster U.S. supply chains for critical products such as microchips. 

Blue Line Battery approaching profitability, president says

The president of Blue Line Battery, a Beloit-based startup producing lithium-ion forklift batteries, says the company will begin turning a profit in...

Brewers exec discusses potential for entertainment district

An executive with the Milwaukee Brewers says an entertainment district near American Family Field could help offset a potential funding shortfall for...

DATCP ending order banning poultry from live events

A spokesman for DATCP says the lack of new avian flu cases in Wisconsin over the past month is “definitely promising.” 

Development leaders in Madison and Milwaukee say business is booming

Downtown development leaders for Madison and Milwaukee say business is booming in the state’s two largest cities as each continues to rebound...

Economist argues for boosting ‘homegrown’ businesses over attracting out-of-state companies

An economist with UW-Madison argues the state should focus more on developing “homegrown” businesses rather than recruiting companies to move to Wisconsin. 

Edge co-op applauding passage of Ocean Shipping Reform Act

Edge Dairy Farmer Cooperative is applauding federal lawmakers for passing legislation aimed at addressing supply chain problems by targeting bottlenecks at U.S....

Eldon Homes aims to revitalize Stoughton with new housing developments

A new development company called Eldon Homes aims to revitalize Stoughton’s economy by building hundreds of new housing units in the coming...

Experts tout tech aimed at helping first responders

Experts say detailed facility mapping and gunshot detection technology can help first responders react more effectively during a crisis. 

FluGen begins flu vaccine study

A Madison-based company called FluGen has begun a new study of its flu vaccine in older adults.  FluGen aims...

La Crosse tourism officials using ‘geo-tracking’ service to improve marketing efforts

Tourism officials in the La Crosse region will use a “geo-tracking” application to analyze trends as they look to improve digital marketing...

MCW testing treatment for hearing loss

Scientists at the Medical College of Wisconsin are testing a new therapy aimed at reversing the most common form of hearing loss. 

New business formations up 42 percent over two-year period

The head of WEDC says the state’s “entrepreneurial spirit” is reflected in the 42 percent boost in new businesses formed during the...

Personal income growth in Wisconsin projected to lag national rate

The state Department of Revenue predicts personal income growth in Wisconsin will lag the national rate this year and the next. 

Report details Focus on Energy impact

The Focus on Energy program has helped reduce emissions equal to 15 million fewer cars in the state over the past decade,...

SHINE’s medical isotope facility set to go online next year

The head of SHINE Technologies says the company is “at the end of a long road” with its Janesville medical isotope production...

Tourism impact in Wisconsin up 21 percent in 2021, report shows

The economic impact of tourism in Wisconsin last year increased 21 percent over 2020 but remained below 2019 levels, according to a...
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