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Throughout the New North region, municipalities and economic development organizations are taking notice of changing demographics. In fact, chief among the key changes…

While startups have been declining steeply everywhere in Wisconsin over a 40-year period, rural Wisconsin is showing the most startup activity of the state, says a new…

Bob Arndt still remembers the session of The Boldt Company’s weekly “Toolbox Talk” that kept about 40 employees talking afterward. It was a May discussion recognizing …

Steve Servais, executive vice president of administration for AriensCo, never would have imagined that, in the space of 18 months, the manufacturer would raise its sta…

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Kim Jensen owns four restaurants in Door County, but two of them have remained shuttered since the great shutdown of 2020. Thanks to Economic Injury Disaster Loans and…

It was finals week at Neenah High School when families got the news that schools would be closed. Unexpected days off in January have been far from unusual given winte…

For a youth apprenticeship participant, the experience can look like it did for Braden, Holly and Isaac, three area high school students who worked for local employers…

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Some special initiatives in Northeast Wisconsin are aimed at enhancing, protecting and promoting one of the region’s most important assets — fresh water.

As employers continue to battle staffing shortages and supply chain constraints, many also must contend with another looming issue: vaccine mandates.

The pandemic shined a spotlight on multiple inequities, including the lack of broadband internet in rural areas. When COVID-19 sent employees and kids home to work and…

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Yer Xiong has seen firsthand the severity of the child care crunch. When she sought care for her own kids, she encountered waiting lists up to…

The Ryder Cup is still a few weeks away, but Tom Nye of The Blind Horse Restaurant & Winery in Kohler can’t wait for it to arrive. 

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For Dr. Pam Her, it was a sight to behold: More than 200 members of the local Hmong community attending a free pop-up COVID-19 vaccination cli…

Businesses seek guidance as they decipher SBA programs

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If the COVID-19 pandemic has shown us anything, it’s that there’s little in life we can take for granted, and businesses and leaders with stro…

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For entrepreneurs who have a new business idea or for existing companies that are looking for a fresh innovation boost, the possibilities in t…

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When Wisconsin shuttered all public and private schools last March, Kris Mathis and her family had to adjust quickly, just like countless othe…

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A program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development is helping small communities create opportunities and give local econom…

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Looking toward the holiday shopping season, Tina Palmer did not know what to expect. The owner of Red Door Mercantile in downtown Neenah had n…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated organizations and businesses of all kinds. Many, from nonprofits to restaurants, have found creative new …

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The pandemic has brought to light the duality of rural communities and underscored both the many gifts of rural life and its challenges.

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It’s no secret consumers are bombarded by more information from an ever-growing number of sources. Podcasts are one way organizations look to …

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A year ago, few would have guessed that toilet paper and disinfecting wipes would become coveted products, but that’s just what happened as th…

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For Bobby Yun, the date of March 16 will live in infamy.

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Many dairy farmers have been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis as end-user industries and organizations have been forced to shut down their o…

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The Green Bay area may be known for the paper industry, its strong manufacturing base and the Packers, but there’s another industry sector dra…

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It’s not hard to see the retail landscape is changing as longtime retailers go out of business or cut back on the number of stores. For worker…

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COVID-19 is affecting businesses and organizations like nothing before. While organizations have faced difficult situations in the past 20 yea…

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When Wisconsin shuttered all public and private schools last March, Kris Mathis and her family had to adjust quickly, just like countless othe…

  • Updated

A program through the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development is helping small communities create opportunities and give local econom…

  • Updated

Looking toward the holiday shopping season, Tina Palmer did not know what to expect. The owner of Red Door Mercantile in downtown Neenah had n…

  • Updated

The COVID-19 pandemic has devastated organizations and businesses of all kinds. Many, from nonprofits to restaurants, have found creative new …

  • Updated

The pandemic has brought to light the duality of rural communities and underscored both the many gifts of rural life and its challenges.

  • Updated

It’s no secret consumers are bombarded by more information from an ever-growing number of sources. Podcasts are one way organizations look to …

  • Updated

A year ago, few would have guessed that toilet paper and disinfecting wipes would become coveted products, but that’s just what happened as th…

  • Updated

For Bobby Yun, the date of March 16 will live in infamy.

  • Updated

Many dairy farmers have been hit hard by the coronavirus crisis as end-user industries and organizations have been forced to shut down their o…

  • Updated

The Green Bay area may be known for the paper industry, its strong manufacturing base and the Packers, but there’s another industry sector dra…