Wednesday, March 3, 2021

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Adults over age 65 eligible for COVID-19 shot next week

Adults over the age of 65 will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, but it could be months until hundreds...

Progressive farmer-processor relationships key in 2021, beyond

Strong working relationships between farmers and processors establish clear expectations of the product and please consumers, says a supply chain expert at...

Locast local TV streaming service launches in Madison

Local broadcast TV streaming service and app Locast makes its Wisconsin debut today, launching 34 local channels to more than 650,000 people...

Cocktails-to-go a potential tool for restaurants to stay afloat

Cocktails-to-go could be another tool that restaurants can use to stay afloat during a capacity-limiting pandemic that restricts indoor dining.

WEDC optimistic about Foxconn deal

Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. Secretary Missy Hughes said she's optimistic about a new deal with Foxconn, but dodged on the details.

Evers, DHS call for more vaccines from federal government

Gov. Tony Evers and the Department of Health Services are calling on the federal government to increase the state’s weekly COVID-19 vaccine...

Mink farmers, elderly, first responders, teachers, prison workers among those potentially next in line...

Mink husbandry workers will likely be included in the second vaccination phase, accounting for about 300 people, according to the vaccine subpanel...

MATC President hopes to pursue more community collaboration in 2021

Financial losses and pandemic-influenced enrollment fluctuations have left Madison Area Technical College looking to surrounding communities for guidance.  “Our...

WEDC allocates $1.7M to nine regional groups, three chambers of commerce

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. is allocating nearly $1.7 million for nine regional groups and three chambers of commerce as "key strategic...

Advisory panel discusses next eligible vaccine recipients

Wisconsin has vaccinated a fifth of its priority patients, and the advisory committee to the state health department is deciding who will...

Construction groups support proposals to combat worker misclassification

Construction association groups are voicing their support for task force recommendations aimed at combating worker misclassification and payroll fraud.

Corporate collections boost state GPR

Corporate collections rose 72.6 percent to date in fiscal year 2021 compared to last year. Despite a pandemic-induced recession,...

Wisconsin provides free, at-home COVID-19 saliva tests

The state has entered a contract with Vault Medical Services that will provide free, at-home COVID-19 saliva collection kits to everyone who...

Home sales surge as mortgage rates hit all-time low

Existing home sales continued to surge in Wisconsin as mortgage rates hit a new record low in November, according to the Wisconsin...
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Talking Trade: Biden expected to strengthen trade partnerships

Talking Trade's UW-Madison Prof. Ian Coxhead and M.E. Dey & Co., Pres. Sandi Siegel discuss changes afoot in east-west trade as Pres.-elect...
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