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COVID-19 isolation facilities served 99 people at cost of more than $1 million

The isolation facilities set up in Madison and Milwaukee cost over $1 million to help 99 people, a figure that officials justify...

Family-owned Fond du Lac business producing masks amid pandemic

A small family-owned manufacturer in Fond du Lac has been churning out thousands of face masks in recent months and has raised...

DWD hopes to see $600 federal unemployment bonus continue

The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development received 795,000 unemployment claims since March 15 or 4.6 million weeks of recurring claims, nearly three...

DSPS shortens customer wait times, but could face surge of applications when economy lifts

After a study, the Department of Safety and Professional Services has revamped its review process, shortening customer wait times and realigning staff for efficiency....

UW economist doesn’t blame government regulations for economic slowdown

UW-Madison economist Noah Williams said it would be inaccurate to blame government regulation for the economic slowdown that's accompanied the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pandemic has lower impact on June home sales as economy improves

Wisconsin’s housing market performed far better than expected in June in part because of low mortgage rates, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association. Existing home...

UW-Madison Profs find silver lining for businesses in pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic opened new windows of opportunity for the business world by creating new problems to solve, showcasing old problems in a new...

Mike Huebsch to serve as Wisconsin Water Alliance president

Mike Huebsch, a former GOP Assembly speaker, DOA secretary and Public Service commissioner, will serve as the Wisconsin Water Alliance president after...

Epic offers risk-scoring algorithms to prioritize patients

Epic provides risk-scoring algorithms that look at health factors to help organizations determine which appointments to reschedule first. This...

Health officials say state has six weeks to change behavior before experiencing other states’...

Medical College of Wisconsin President Dr. John Raymond warns that Wisconsinites have four to six weeks to change their behavior before experiencing...

Fifty-two ‘gap-filing’ exemptions the latest in biofuels debate

The EPA Small Refinery Exemptions update in mid-June shows the agency was considering 52 exemption petitions for Renewable Fuel Standard compliance in...

Culver’s sees record sales, record drive-thru service and room for improvement

Culver’s hit record sales through the pandemic as almost 100 percent of its business went through the drive-thru, said Co-founder Craig Culver. 

Advent Tool & Manufacturing relocates to Kenosha County from Illinois

-- Advent Tool & Manufacturing, Inc. is relocating its headquarters and production operation from Illinois to Kenosha County's Salem Business Park.

Evers urges Wisconsinites to embrace wearing masks as Dane County announces mask mandate

Gov. Tony Evers urged the public to embrace wearing masks as the Madison and Dane County health department announced masks will be...

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.
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