Wisconsin

RNC host committee shares vision to bolster businesses

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee hopes to cash in on nearly $200 million in estimated economic impact and worldwide attention when the Republican National Committee (RNC) hosts its nominating convention there during the summer of 2024. The Milwaukee Business Journal hosted a breakfast Thursday morning to get an idea of ​​how businesses in southeastern Wisconsin might benefit …

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Visit a local farm to celebrate Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Week | Multimedia

Thursday marks the start of Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Week. Agriculture and tourism, separately, bring in billions to the state each year so the two combined are a match made in heaven. JANESVILLE (WKOW) — Thursday marks the start of Wisconsin Agricultural Tourism Week. Agriculture and tourism, separately, bring in billions to the state each year, …

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Kewaskum hotel study does not find demand | Washington Co. Business News

KEWASKUM — A hotel study that came in for the village of Kewaskum this month found that the community does not have the demand to support a hotel throughout the year. The Village Board approved commissioning a hotel study this summer. Brenda Patek of Patek Hospitality Consultants analyzed Kewaskum, its market and whether the demand …

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With ‘unmatched’ learning facilities, Sun Prairie West High School is ready for the new year | Local Education

Elizabeth Beyer | Wisconsin State Journal Community members tour the new Sun Prairie West High School during a Sunday open house. The school’s opening marks the end of capital projects in the district funded by a 2019 referendum. KAYLA WOLF, STATE JOURNAL Ean Ackley, a junior at Sun Prairie West High School, stopped for a …

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Ukraine’s Zelenskyy hosts talks with UN chief, Turkey leader

Turkey’s president and the UN chief met with Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy on Thursday in a high-stakes bid to ratchet down a war raging for nearly six months, boost desperately needed grain exports and secure the safety of Europe’s biggest nuclear power plant. What You Need To Know Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelenskyy on Thursday met …

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Tom Still: Solving the workforce puzzle: Lots of pieces, not a lot of time | Business News

During an opening session at a recent conference on Wisconsin’s workforce attraction and retention woes, state labor economist Dennis Winters was asked, “Is doomsday around the corner?” His reply — only half in jest — was, “No, it’s here.” In fact, this demographic doomsday has been on the doorstep for decades. Only during the post-COVID …

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Summit Player’s Theater presents Shakespeare in the state parks | news

The Summit Players Theater will be at Interstate State Park Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022, with their brand-new production of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. Each year, Summit Players Theater travel throughout Wisconsin as part of their Shakespeare in the State Parks program. The program is the only production in the country that tours multiple state …

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