Stories tagged: "small business"

Burlington, Wisconsin
Evers Is Launching a 12-Member Commission on Helping Rural Communities. Here’s Who’s on It.

Farmers and small town economies were already in crisis, and then came a pandemic

Kayla Midthun, who owns Ramone’s Ice Cream Parlor in downtown Eau Claire with her husband Blayne, discusses efforts they have taken to protect customers and employees from COVID-19 as Blayne applies stain to a deck outside the shop Wednesday.
Businesses Reopen. COVID Cases Continue.

Banking on a wing and a prayer and some plexiglass.

Sugar cookies with Dr. Antony Fauci on them are a new and hot seller at Uncle Mike’s
How Dr. Fauci Cookies and Strawberry Milk Help Keep These Wisconsin Businesses Alive

A Dane Co. creamery and an award winning Fox Valley bakery demonstrate resilience in a pandemic

Three big Wisconsin companies receive small business loans.
How Small Wisconsin Businesses Can Apply for PPP Round 2

Paycheck Protection Program knocked for millions going to large corporations in the first round.

Emily Huemann Xiong and Arthur Xiong, top row, second from left, were married on March 17 using Zoom video software to gather friends and family members for the ceremony. The couple are among those nationwide having to alter their wedding plans because of the coronavirus pandemic. (Contributed image)
In an Outbreak, ‘I Do’ Becomes ‘We Will, But Not Right Now’

Engaged couples and wedding venues try to navigate logistics, health concerns, and a desire to gather together again

Meijer in Oak Creek on Friday. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
How Your Grocery Store Is Changing In the Coronavirus Age

Altered hours and always bustling to re-stock and keep clean

Shania Hutchins, kitchen manager at The Tandem in Milwaukee, cooks Thursday afternoon. The restaurant is giving away free, high-quality community meals to help during the coronavirus outbreak. (Photo by Jonathon Sadowski)
Milwaukee Restaurant Shifts From Full Service to ‘Good and Dignified’ Free Meals

For as long as it can during the outbreak, The Tandem will serve an impoverished neighborhood