Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the sixth-straight week.
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Stein Mart to open its second state store at West Towne Mall.
Seven local technology industry leaders and experts met for a roundtable discussion at the Wisconsin State Journal offices.
Sheila Luhman, director of food service at Attic Angel Community in Madison, says she was born to cook.
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Stoughton Trailers, a national leader in transportation equipment, recently appointed two senior sales and marketing executives with strong Wisconsin transportation manufacturing backgrounds to the organization. Brian Kahl is the new Vice President of Sales and Marketing, and Ron Jake will s…
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Rabble hopes to have its MUSICat software available in Madison and four other library systems this year.
Lee Enterprises, Inc. reported higher earnings for the first quarter Thursday as revenues declined and the company continued its "aggressive and substantial debt reduction."
Cody Wood said he will move from his commercially licensed home-based kitchen into the vacant building that had held Dairy Queen for more than 50 years.
Hancock Fabrics plans to close its store at Westgate Mall on Madison's West Side.
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The power plant will be built near the town of Beloit, if state regulators approve.
Publications International Ltd. will permanently close its operations in GrandView Business Park starting in two months, terminating about 50 employees.
The El Segundo, California-based company — which is the corporate parent of Middleton-based American Girl — said it had net income of $215.2 million, or 63 cents a share, in the October-December period. That was up from $149.9 million, or 44 cents a share, a year earlier.
Higher battery sales helped contribute to the higher earnings.
The two Madison companies announced appointments this week.
Madison-based Virent is one of three companies Tesoro will work with to advance biomass fuel technology.
The hobby store known for remote-controlled airplanes, model rockets and cars is closing.
Former TaylorMade executive launches new company with "soulful" putters.
Rita Giovannoni retired a few weeks ago as CEO of Independent Living, a Madison-based nonprofit founded in 1973, but she has no plans to leave the stage. In fact, the project now on her radar screen may be one of her biggest yet — Tennyson Senior Living Center, which is planned for 1936 Tenn…
MADISON — People who often follow news from the state Capitol might easily conclude lawmakers are obsessed with debating “wedge” issues — topics that divide rather than unite Wisconsin.
Midwest STIHL has opened a new 65,750-square-foot distribution hub in the Cottage Grove Commerce Park.