Economy


Chad Staehly, Nicholas Weber and Mitchell Parr co-founded La Crosse Distilling Co. in the fall of 2018. The company is now producing hand sanitizer to meet the demand due to the spread of COVID-19. (Photo provided by La Crosse Distilling Co.)
From Spirits to Sanitizer: How La Crosse Distilling Co. Is Making The Switch

To fill the demand, distillers across the country are changing up business models to do their part in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic

In this March 13, 2020 file photo, unionized hospitality workers wait in line in a basement garage to apply for unemployment benefits at the Hospitality Training Academy in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
Another 6.6 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Benefits Last Week

The latest report from the Labor Department released Thursday shows the figure for last week is much higher than the previous record of 3.3 million reported for the previous week.

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Trump Just Pushed Back His Deadline to Open Up the Country

Sunday's announcement was a tacit acknowledgment the president had been too optimistic just days earlier when he said he hoped reopen the economy by Easter on April 12.

140K in Wisconsin Are Newly Jobless in Just 12 Days

National numbers reach 3.3 million as House considers $2 trillion relief package

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More Than 100,000 File for Unemployment in Wisconsin

'Safer at Home' vital to halt virus, but millions of Americans waiting on Congress and Legislature for support

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Northern Wisconsin Vacation Counties Want You to Stay Home, Please

Large eldlerly populations and minimal ICU beds prompt request by six Wisconsin counties

Jobless claims soar as COVID-19 spreads
Suddenly Jobless, Wisconsin Workers Learn How to Apply for Unemployment

Exponential growth in new claims since last week. Benefit hasn’t been raised by Republicans in 6 years.