November 21, 2014 - 10:20pm
Bascom Hall on UW-Madison's campus. Photo: Eric Johnson (CC-BY-NC-ND).
A University of Wisconsin-Madison vice chancellor says the university needs to do a better job of explaining how academic research benefits the state after the state Assembly speaker suggested changes might be needed.
November 21, 2014 - 1:40pm
7 World Trade Center in New York City, where Moody's is headquartered. Photo: Dan DeLuca (CC-BY).
One of the major bond rating agencies upgraded the state of Wisconsin on Thursday, the same day the state released potentially dire budget numbers.
November 21, 2014 - 12:30am
According to budget numbers released by the Department of Administration on Thursday, the next state budget faces a $2.2 billion shortfall between what agencies want to spend and what the state is expected to generate in tax revenue.
November 20, 2014 - 10:35pm
Grain elevators at the Duluth-Superior port. Photo: Randen Pederson (CC-BY-NC-SA).
The amount of grain moving in and out of Duluth-Superior is down for the port’s largest terminal.
November 20, 2014 - 9:15pm
Starting in January, Madison will allow residents to divvy up property tax payments in four payments, as opposed to the two payments that are already allowed.
November 20, 2014 - 11:25am
Rockwell Automation headquarters in Milwaukee. Photo: Jonny Fixed Gear (CC-BY-NC-SA).
The Human Rights Campaign has given six large Wisconsin employers a 100 percent grade for their LGBT-friendliness, based on the companies' willingness to go beyond federal mandates and extend benefits to gay workers or to allow transgender coverage in health plans.
November 19, 2014 - 2:35pm
Old Main, one of the buildings on UW-Superior's campus. Photo: Martin Labar (CC-BY-NC-SA).
University of Wisconsin-Superior's chancellor announced on Wednesday morning that the school will soon enter negotiations with a Tennessee-based private company for taking over the school's custodial and grounds services — a move that the school says could save them $500,000 annually.
November 18, 2014 - 3:45pm
The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce has hired a consultant to study a possible change in the city's form of government.
November 17, 2014 - 9:30pm
Businesses that sell tools for hyroponics, a technique of growing plants without soil, are among the businesses that have sprung up as more states legalize marijuana. Photo: Handollo (CC-BY-SA).
Pot is not legal for medical or recreational use in Wisconsin, but the state is warning people who might potentially invest in marijuana-related businesses not to be taken in by investment scammers.
November 17, 2014 - 4:00pm
Nine counties in northwestern Wisconsin have formed a regional housing group with the goal of sharing funding to rehabilitate homes.