“City of Presidents” unveils 46th presidential shield
CUBA CITY (WKOW) -- When people drive down Main Street here and pass the rows of presidential silhouettes, Donna Rogers says it always leads to visitors asking the same question.
"People often said 'Well what president came from your town?'" Rogers noted. "None."
Indeed, this town of 2,000 in the southwest corner of Wisconsin has no discernable ties to the White House or any other aspect of American presidential history.
Green County working to reduce child care deserts, hopes to become statewide model
GREEN COUNTY (WKOW) -- More than half of people in Wisconsin live in a child care desert, where there are not enough providers to keep up with demand. But there's an effort in Green County to change that -- and officials are hoping it could soon expand statewide.
The pandemic exposed cracks in Wisconsin child care that caregivers already knew were there.
Shake Rag Alley Introduces "Business of Art" Virtual Workshop Series
Shake Rag Alley Introduces ‘Business of Art’ Virtual Workshop Series
MINERAL POINT, Wis., March 23, 2021—Shake Rag Alley Center for the Arts is pleased to introduce a new seven-week virtual and interactive workshop series designed to help artists of all types explore a variety of topics critical to their success as creative entrepreneurs.
Led by Galena, IL-based woodworking artist and entrepreneur Paul Pendola, these virtual workshops will share a format: The first portion will consist of a presentation by Paul, and in some cases, include invited experts in the field. The remainder of the session will be given over to Q & A. Students are invited to submit a case study prior to the workshop. Every effort will be made to address your particular situation, time permitting. To register for one or all sessions, which are priced at $50 each, see www.ShakeRagAlley.org.
Lafayette County ‘Launching’ new grant program
LAFAYETTE COUNTY – Lafayette County will be awarding over $15,000 to 11 area businesses in March thanks to their Launch Lafayette County grant program.
The Incubator Hatches Three More Successful Businesses
The Platteville Business Incubator recently hosted a graduation party for its most recent graduates 4x Innovations, Our Kitchen and Mark Hirsh Photography. These three graduates mark the 46th, 47th and 48th graduates from the program, each launching in new locations in the surrounding communities. 4x Innovations manufactures Toyota-model truck armor, Our Kitchen is a food truck
Living Year Round Like You are on Vacation
Do you want big city amenities steps away from the panoramic beauty of the Driftless region? Richland Center in Richland County is the new home of the 36-unit luxury apartment building that is next door to bike trails, river rafting, local entertainment venues and great amenities for families such as the new $4.6 million dollar aquatic center. This building is the first in a planned series and has sparked other area redevelopment as local residents have moved into the facility and those homes have come onto the flipping market.
Green Country Businesses Invest In Growth Opportunity Fund
Green County businesses are helping to spur development in local startups and emerging growth companies by providing financial support to the new Green County Growth Opportunity Fund. The Green County Growth Opportunity Fund is a revolving loan tool used for development and expansion of small businesses. Administered by the Green County Development
2019 Lafayette County Plat Books Now Available
2019 Lafayette County Plat books are available at the County Clerk's Office for $30.00. The Lafayette County sponsored plat book was prepared by Mapping Solutions. 2017 Lafayette County Plat books are on sale for $15.00 each