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Guard members embrace pandemic mission, making testing possible in rural Wisconsin

BOSCOBEL -- Jordan Beck is largely hidden by a surgical mask, faceshield, plastic gown and surgical gloves. The only visible reminders that...

Hoben says in-person school in Milwaukee is possible, COVID- 19 testing availability is inadequate

City Forward Collective CEO Patricia Hoben says safe, in-person instruction in Milwaukee schools is possible, but admits COVID-19 testing availability is inadequate....

Madison hotel finishes $15M reno during global pandemic

The Sheraton Madison Hotel on John Nolen Drive is well-positioned next to the Alliant Energy Center and is easily accessible to the...

Music education supplier faces continued slowdown, uncertainty around school openings

A Wauwatosa-based supplier of music education resources is facing a sales slowdown as educators grapple with how to teach music during the COVID-19 pandemic.  When...

Forward Fest’s 11th year was successful as a virtual event

Forward Fest’s success with a virtual platform may make for hybrid conferences in years to come. The Madison-based,...

WWBIC to put Charter’s $1M investment towards low-interest loans

Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp. will put Charter Communication’s $1 million investment towards low-interest loans. WWBIC is an economic...

Brewers play role in addressing social issues as state deals with COVID-19 challenges, racism

Athletes and sports teams have taken an increasing role in addressing social issues as Wisconsin and the nation deal with challenges brought...

Propeller Health to enter Japanese market

Madison-based Propeller Health will begin distributing its digital health platform in Japan to patients using two Novartis inhaler medications to treat uncontrolled...

Researchers looking to treat depression with psychedelic mushrooms

Researchers at the nonprofit Usona Institute in Fitchburg are looking to improve how depression is treated by turning to an unorthodox medicine:...

Milwaukee restaurants see no revenue boost from DNC

Bars and restaurants in the Milwaukee area saw no revenue boost during last week’s Democratic National Convention, but Wisconsin Restaurant Association CEO...

WisBusiness: the Show with Jackie Hind of Plumb Pharmaceuticals

MADISON, Wis. – The latest episode of “WisBusiness.com: The Show” spotlights Jackie Hind of Plumb Pharmaceuticals, which won the grand prize in the 2020...

Wisconsin sees local testing supply shortages; health officials weigh in

An increase in turnaround time for COVID-19 test results in pockets across the state and a decline in overall testing are due to a...

Rural hospitals feel financial pressure as Medicaid reimbursement uncertainty rises

Wisconsin’s rural hospitals are feeling financial pressure as both COVID-19 in rural communities and uncertainty around Medicaid reimbursements are rising.

VISIT Milwaukee launches two commercials, but not confirmed to stream on TV

DNC delegates can expect to see two 30-second commercials featuring Milwaukee this week through their virtual meetings. But if you're streaming or...

July home sales hit a new record, driving up median price

Wisconsin's existing home sales hit a new record for the month of July, according to the Wisconsin Realtors Association.