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Wisconsin is on the verge of a grim milestone with 998 COVID-19 deaths

Health officials say a general relaxation of vigilance against the coronavirus is one reason the state is on the verge of a...

Chamber leaders call for government help to increase minority-owned business access to aid

Latino Chamber of Commerce and Black Chamber of Commerce leaders are calling for more volunteers and government help to make sure Latino-...

Statewide, businesses are cautious in business, personal travel plans

-- Businesses responding to the July COVID-19 Wisconsin Business Impact survey expressed extreme caution in business and personal travel plans.

DWD has sent out $3B in unemployment since March 15

Since March 15, the Department of Workforce Development paid 475,000 people over $3 billion but says more federal unemployment compensation is needed.

Carnivore Meat Company partners with Festival Foods to offer hemp treats for pets

A Green Bay company is among those satisfying interest in CBD products for pets. The Carnivore Meat Company, maker...

WisBusiness: The Show with investor Jason Fields

The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights retiring state legislator Jason Fields, who will talk about his economic development work while...

WEC Energy Group announces goal to be carbon neutral by 2050

WEC Energy Group announced plans this morning to reach “net-zero” carbon emissions by 2050 and reduce its carbon footprint 70 percent below...

Food Fight reevaluates business model to stay afloat post pandemic

Food Fight Restaurant Group is looking at changes to its business model from employee salary to building structure in order to stay...

Wisconsin health tech companies build better COVID-19 testing infrastructure

Three Wisconsin health technology companies joined forces to build a better infrastructure for COVID-19 testing within the state.  Epic, Exact Sciences and Promega discussed their...

Early soybean planting this spring could mean record yields come fall

Wisconsin’s soybeans are about three weeks ahead of the game compared to last year’s crop due to early planting -- setting the...

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.