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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...

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. 

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...

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. 

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. 

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. 

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...

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...

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. 

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...

‘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...

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,...

Report details cost burden of housing

The share of Wisconsin renters and homeowners who are “cost-burdened” by housing is lower than the national rate, a UW-Madison report shows. 

Banks have strong start to 2022, WBA report shows

Banks in the state have “started the year 2022 strong” despite concerns about rising inflation, according to the Wisconsin Bankers Association.

Dairyland executive says nuclear power necessary to reach carbon reduction goals

The president and CEO of Dairyland Power Cooperative says integrating nuclear power is necessary to reach carbon emission reduction goals.  
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