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  • Broadband To The Future

     

    If your family is anything like my family, you’ve likely heard a child ask the 21st century equivalent of “Are we there yet?” Kids these days instead demand, “Why won’t this page load faster?” In our modern, globally-connected, screen-driven world, nothing frustrates a student, employee, or customer more than a slow-moving webpage.

    Mon, 07/14/2014

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  • Celebrating Main Street La Crosse

    The American Main Street is the economic engine, the big stage, and the core of our communities. Our Main Streets tell us who we are; they share our past and shape our future. We visit our historic downtown districts to explore our culture and to discover our identity. 

    Tue, 06/17/2014

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  • Brewing Start-Up Success Stories

    Wisconsin’s craft brewing industry often leads the nation for the best beers on the market. Never mind. It just plain leads the nation for great beer. One Wisconsin company, MobCraft, is leading in a new way: letting crowdsourcing essentially do their market research, determining the products they actually brew. Mobcraft is also the first company in the state to take advantage of our new crowdfunding option, which allows Wisconsinites to invest and buy equity in Wisconsin companies entirely online.

    Tue, 06/17/2014

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  • Farming for a Better Future

    June is National Dairy Month, a holiday second only to Christmas and Easter here in Wisconsin.  Earlier this week, I observed the occasion by visiting a rather unusual dairy farm: one run by the inmates of the Waupun Correctional Institution.

    Tue, 06/17/2014

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  • Project SEARCH graduation in Marshfield Friday showcases value of worker training

    Spring is the season for graduations. At high schools and colleges across the country, families clap and cheer as their loved ones cross the stage and take a well-deserved bow.

    Today in Marshfield we’re celebrating a different kind of commencement. Today young adults with disabilities will officially graduate from the Project SEARCH program at Ministry St. Joseph’s Hospital, completing a one-year immersion experience that prepares them for full and productive lives as employees and members of the community.

    Thu, 05/15/2014

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