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Brewers seeing rising attendance in 2021 season

After a tough year for the business side of the Milwaukee Brewers, the team is seeing rising attendance as the 2021 season...

Wisconsin companies get over $379 million from Restaurant Revitalization Fund

Just over 2,000 Wisconsin businesses have received a total of more than $379 million from the federal Restaurant Revitalization Fund, according to...

Health department for Shawano, Menominee counties aims to boost COVID-19 vaccination rates

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue around the state, the joint health department for Shawano and Menominee counties is running a public information...

Panelists: Infrastructure investments needed to increase Wisconsin agricultural exports

Investment in intermodal container stations and statewide transportation infrastructure will help Wisconsin's agriculture sector grow and be competitive on a national and...

UW System officials stepping up efforts to reach underrepresented groups

Officials are ramping up efforts to reach minority and other underrepresented high school graduates and get them to enroll at UW System...

UW-Madison study connects lower crop diversity with declining bee populations

A recent study from UW-Madison researchers draws a connection between declining crop diversity and dwindling bumble bee populations in the Midwest. 

Kids Forward calling for continued improvement in well-being of children

Despite improvements over the past decade, the advocacy group Kids Forward argues that improving the economic well-being of Wisconsin’s children has stalled. 

WEDC looking to ramp up tax credit revocation following audit

WEDC officials say they’re looking to pick up the pace on revoking tax credits from businesses that fail to meet the terms...

Morgridge Institute virologist shares COVID-era lessons for overcoming the next pandemic

Morgridge Institute for Research Virology Director Paul Ahlquist identifies both research advancements and social science as the key to tackling the next...

UK-US trade could benefit state ag industry

Post-Brexit, the U.K. is writing its own trade agreements that could benefit Wisconsin agriculture. The pandemic’s disruption of the...

Panel: Badger Fund shows private-public funds can lift minority-owned startups

Since its launch in 2015, the Badger Fund of Funds has invested over $3 million in 25 Wisconsin companies with the goal...

‘Talking Trade’ features Port Milwaukee Director Adam Tindall-Schlicht

Adam Tindall-Schlicht, director of Port Milwaukee, talks with Sandi Siegel and Ian Coxhead of "Talking Trade" about new port developments.

Business execs pitch solutions to end ‘workforce emergency’

Ending the federal unemployment bonus is just the first step in addressing what business association leaders are calling a “workforce emergency.”

VC fund CEO calls $100-million state fund proposal a ‘golden opportunity’

Wisconsin seeking a fund of funds is a golden opportunity to do something special -- do it the right way, says Renaissance...

Gallagher aims to replace federal unemployment benefits with sign-on bonus

U.S. Rep. Mike Gallagher, R-Allouez, has introduced a bill to convert the federal unemployment benefit into a sign-on bonus for new hires. 
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