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Governor announces new deal for Foxconn’s Mount Pleasant factory

State officials have reached a new deal for Foxconn’s plant in Racine County, where the company once promised to make new-generation flat screens and...

Wisconsin jobs recovery falters in March as pandemic lingers

Wisconsin unemployment rate leveled out at 3.8% in March, the Department of Workforce Development (DWD) reported Thursday, but still higher than the state’s pre-pandemic...

Young, beginning farmers work to bring small farming back to Wisconsin...

Nick Westby dropped out of UW-Oshkosh because he knew what he wanted to do and it didn’t require a college degree in athletic training....

White House aims sales pitch for infrastructure plan at the states

WASHINGTON — Pennsylvania’s 7,540 miles of highway roads in poor condition. Florida’s $100 billion in damages over the last decade from extreme weather events....

What Wisconsin small business needs now  Evers has a plan businesses...

Small business owners, workers and communities across Wisconsin support the Badger bounceback budget put forward by Governor Tony Evers. Here’s why.  First, it prioritizes Main...

Ringling Bros. Circus returning

“The Greatest Show on Earth” appears to be coming back. Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s parent corporation is looking to hire a casting director...

State adds up cost of FoodShare aid lost with health emergency’s...

The state Supreme Court ruling that ended Wisconsin’s public health emergency March 31 will cost residents who depend on federal food aid more than...

Republicans take dim view of Evers’ workforce budget proposals JFC lawmakers...

Republicans who wield the majority in the state Legislature have already proclaimed they will throw out Gov. Tony Evers’ second budget, cutting and pasting...

Republicans again push their stimulus plan that Evers already vetoed Rather...

The federal government is shipping $3.2 billion in stimulus money to Wisconsin and Gov. Tony Evers and the Republican-controlled Legislature have dueling visions on...

Union vote is tied at Colectivo, setting stage for NLRB hearing

A vote on union representation at the Colectivo chain of coffee houses in Illinois and Wisconsin will require a federal hearing to resolve. Ballots were...
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