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Survey of Madison businesses highlights impact of labor shortages

A survey of Madison-area businesses shows labor shortages having a big impact on future growth. In the survey, nearly...

Private sector employment up 5.3 percent over the year in Q2

Private sector employment in Wisconsin increased 5.3 percent over the 12-month period ending June 2021, according to the latest data released by...

WEDC exploring how to better support small rural manufacturers

WEDC Secretary and CEO Missy Hughes says the agency is exploring how to better support small rural manufacturers in Wisconsin.

Rural Health Initiative expanding service area going into 2022

The head of ThedaCare’s Rural Health Initiative hopes to provide preventative care services to hundreds more farms after the program recently expanded...

Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce responds to mask mandate extension

After Dane County's health department has moved to again extend its mask mandate with a new exception, the Greater Madison Chamber of...

October home sales down 12.3 percent from October 2020

A total of 8,524 homes were sold in Wisconsin in October, marking a 12.3 percent decrease from October 2020, according to the...

Overdose deaths in Wisconsin up nearly 22 percent over the 12-month period ending in...

The number of drug overdose deaths in Wisconsin reached 1,599 in the 12-month period ending in April, increasing nearly 22 percent over...

WisBusiness: the Podcast with John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association

This week’s episode of “WisBusiness: the Podcast” features a conversation with John Umhoefer, executive director of the Wisconsin Cheese Makers Association. 

Pandemic led to new research applications, collaborations in Wisconsin

While the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted and slowed certain research efforts in the state, it also gave researchers a chance to apply their...

Uncompensated care in Wisconsin up $50 million over prior fiscal year, report shows

Wisconsin hospitals provided $50 million more in uncompensated medical care during fiscal year 2020 than in the prior fiscal year, with the...

UW-Madison student team awarded $250,000 for carbon dioxide removal

A team of UW-Madison students is getting a $250,000 award for carbon dioxide sequestration research through a global competition backed by the...

Bills to alter QNBV program circulating

Two bills being circulated for co-sponsorship by GOP lawmakers would make changes to the state's Qualified New Business Venture program, which provides...

Geno.Me lands $400,000 in seed funding from Gateway Capital

A biotech startup called Geno.Me has landed $400,000 in seed funding from Gateway Capital, an early-stage investment firm based in Milwaukee.

Sartori Cheese global markets head seeing rising demand

The head of global markets for Sartori Cheese sees great potential for expanding product exports, despite certain trade barriers and distribution issues. 

Wisconsin to get billions in federal dollars through infrastructure bill

Wisconsin is expected to receive billions of dollars in federal funding for public transportation, bridge repairs, electric vehicle charging stations, broadband expansion...
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