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Hospitality industry reacts to Dane County’s new capacity restrictions

After a successful run at keeping down daily confirmed cases and making its way through its reopening plan, Dane County is now...

Milwaukee leaders say mentorship, inclusivity, location will grow diversity in workforce

Milwaukee leaders in diversifying employment said mentorship, inclusivity and location will grow the pipeline of diverse, talented employees in the region.

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.

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...

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,...

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.”

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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.

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...

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...
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