WisBusiness News

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.

Milwaukee leaders say mentorship, inclusivity, location will grow diversity in workforce

Milwaukee leaders in diversifying employment said mentorship, inclusivity and location will grow the pipeline of diverse, talented employees in the region.

Hospitality industry reacts to Dane County’s new capacity restrictions

After a successful run at keeping down daily confirmed cases and making its way through its reopening plan, Dane County is now...

GoDx uses point-of-care test to quickly diagnose gut, COVID-19 pathogens

GoDiagnostics, or GoDx, was formed with the vision to “democratize diagnostics” so that all people can more quickly learn about infections that...

Bizzy Bizzy’s ‘assembly line’ approach makes building a website a one-day project

Building a brand-new website is often a painstakingly long process. But with the help of the developers at Wisconsin-based startup Bizzy Bizzy,...

Ag processing plants facing pandemic disruptions

Agricultural processing plants of all kinds are facing issues caused by the pandemic, leading to disruptions in supply chains for many agricultural industries. Dairy, meat...