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enjamin Nusz is the new dean at Mid-State Technical College in Stevens Point. Nusz has taught in the college’s renewable energy technician and HVAC programs since 2008. He replaces Volker Gaul who served in the campus dean role from May 2015 until his retirement in January. 

“As families stay safe at home, there are more middle, high school and college-aged students who are providing care,” said Brandy Breuckman, dean of Northcentral Technical College’s School of Business, Community Services & Virtual College. “We need to equip those who are watching over ch…

The Clark County Community Foundation will receive funds from Royal Credit Union’s $40,000 initiative to support organizations in need in the communities the credit union serves during the COVID-19 crisis.

USDA Rural Development has launched a COVID-19 resource page to keep customers, partners, and stakeholders continuously updated on actions taken by the agency to help rural residents, businesses, and communities impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak. Visit www.rd.usda.gov/ coronavirus for inform…

MCDEVCO and its team of volunteer professional mentors are providing assistance to all entrepreneurs and small businesses in Marathon County. Business owners who would like to be contacted by a mentor should fill out an online form. at https://survey.zohopublic.com/zs/sMBUYm. For questions o…

The Green Bay Packers have extended the closures of its businesses to the public until May 26 when the latest Safer at Home order expires, or until a superseding order is issued, to help minimize the spread of the pandemic, COVID-19. 

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) donated more than $5,000 in Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to seven local partner organizations in response to the growing COVID-19 pandemic. The College joined a growing group of colleges across the nation that have been donating unused PPE gear and…

The Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI) issued emergency guidance on annual meeting requirements for businesses formed under statues administered by DFI in Wisconsin. 

Gamber-Johnson, a Stevens Point supplier of rugged mounting systems for fleet and public safety vehicles, forklifts, semi-trucks and other mobility applications, have partnered with CREATE Portage County, a central Wisconsin nonprofit, to create components for professional protective equipme…

The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce, working closely with business leaders, K16 education leaders, professional day care organizations and youth-serving organizations in the region, has developed a new childcare resource on WausauChamber .com

If healthy outcomes are all about establishing the right habits, gyms and trainers may have just the flexibility they’ll need to weather current business climate. 

Thirty-five percent of Wisconsin businesses responding to a recent statewide survey reported they will be forced to close if current conditions persist for more than three months amid the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce (WMC) — the combined state chamber, manufacturers’ association and safety council — is offering a COVID-19 Employer Toolkit to help employers navigate the circumstances that the COVID-19 pandemic has created. This toolkit will help businesses by providi…

Certain motor carriers and drivers aiding in the coronavirus 19 (COVID-19) relief effort are now exempt from various federal motor carrier safety regulations — including hours of service. As part of its commitment to serving its customers, J.J. Keller & Associates in Neenah is offering a…

University of Wisconsin System President Ray Cross is ordering everyone that works in system administration to take one furlough day per month for the next year. Furloughs are essentially mandatory, unpaid time off.

Benjamin Nusz is the new dean at Mid-State Technical College in Stevens Point. Nusz has taught in the college’s renewable energy technician and HVAC programs since 2008. He replaces Volker Gaul who served in the campus dean role from May 2015 until his retirement in January.

Oening a brewery was something on Mike Stroik’s bucket list for years. He even had a name tucked away for it. When the opportunity presented itself, he and his wife, Jackie, established H.H. Hinder Brewing Co. at 804 Churchill St. in Waupaca in 2018.

With most businesses ordered closed through May 26 by the governor, auto-repair shops made the list of “essential” practices allowed to remain open. That’s fine with Stephanie Lopez. 

The Northcentral Wisconsin Regional Planning commission launched a website dedicated to the COVID-19 pandemic. The website (www.ncwrpc.org/disaster-covid/index.html) includes funding opportunities, organizations, and other key information that benefits small businesses and communities.

With most businesses ordered closed through May 26 by the governor, auto-repair shops made the list of "essential" practices allowed to remain open. That's fine with Stephanie Lopez.

Sponsored by the Agri-Business Committee of the Portage County Business Council (PCBC), several awards including Outstanding FFA Seniors, 4-H Leadership in Agriculture, Outstanding Contribution to Agriculture, and Agri-Business scholarships were presented during the annual American Agricultu…

Replace-A-Lace in Rhinelander and MyGenomeRx in Wisconsin Dells are two area entries among 52 from 22 communities that have advanced to the semi-final round of the 17th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest, contest producers announced.

National speaker and employee benefit con - sultant, Dean M. Hoffman, will present a seminar entitled “Self-Funded Health Plan Options for Businesses” at the Westwood Conference Center in Wausau from 8-11 a.m., May 13.

(Wausau, WI) National speaker and employee benefit consultant, Dean M. Hoffman, will present a seminar entitled “Self-Funded Health Plan Options for Businesses” at the Westwood Conference Center in Wausau on Tuesday, June 23 from 8 am to 11 am. This seminar was recently scheduled for May 13.…

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) in Wausau and Madison College, a two-year school with a strong relationship to the UW system, have signed a liberal arts transfer program agreement that will give students the opportunity to begin their bachelor’s degree at NTC.

Six Wisconsin companies were awarded the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards on February 20 in Milwaukee. In a testament to the strength of the manufacturing industry in central Wisconsin, three of the six award recipients in 2020 are members of the Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce.

One of the pillars of running a business, according to Don Trzebiatowski, is rather uncomplicated and straightforward.

From linoleum, to wall-to-wall carpeting, shag carpet to engineered tile, Berber to vinyl, Carpetiers Carpet One Floor and Home has lived through plenty of flooring trends since its establishment in 1953.

While the world has changed dramatically since we published our previous issue, The Business News will stay focused on our mission and endeavor to be as much of a stabilizing force as possible.

As a business owner, have you ever wondered how financial institutions determine if a loan will be approved? Financial institutions are in the risk business, Every time they make a loan they need to calculate the risk and verify that the reward outweighs the risk. But how is risk measured, w…

CoVantage Credit Union plans to relocate its Rothschild branch and has purchased land at the corner of County Hwy XX and Trailwood Lane in the Village of Rothschild.

Outstanding area business leaders who helped shape the area’s economy in past years will be honored this spring at the 12th Annual Champions of Business Dinner established by Junior Achievement of WisconsinNorthcentral District. A panel of independent judges selected John Ringle, David Graeb…

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The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Wisconsin small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). SBA acted under its own authority, as provided by the Coronavirus Prepared…

WAUSAU — The Greater Wausau Chamber of Commerce, working closely with business leaders, K16 education leaders, professional day care organizations and youth-serving organizations in the region, has developed a new childcare resource on WausauChamber.com. This resource was built to serve thos…

In this time of great uncertainty because of the COVID-19 situation, one thing is certain: the need for communication. Communication with your employees, your clients, your vendors and other stakeholders.

Marion Body Works in Waupaca County, a national manufacturer of fire & emergency apparatus, announces its partnership with Municipal Fire Apparatus Specialists of McAllen, Texas. Municipal Fire Apparatus Specialists now is an official Marion Body Works dealer.

Dreams can be hereditary, and it was the visions of Armin Baumann that have come to life for Russell Utech and Debbi Koch.

According to a new poll released by Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce (WMC), 53 percent of Wisconsinites say that their property taxes are too high, with only 2 percent of voters thinking their property taxes are too low.

Does the CFO or Controller at your company complete a customary month-end closing process and then issue a large packet of financial information to the business owner and the management team? This process is followed by most companies as standard practice. What happens after that says a lot …

Growing up, Vanessa Lazarz was always “that” friend who others called to ask what they should wear. No one who knows her was surprised when she established Ana Blair’s Boutique, now at 820 E. 1st St., Merrill.