SWWRPC Launches a new $1 million Revolving Loan Fund: Funds Become Available in May 2022
The United States Economic Development Administration (EDA) has just awarded the Southwestern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission an $800,000 grant to match $200,000 of locally raised money to fund a new revolving loan fund
Baldwin visits Platteville to celebrate $7 million appropriation for fire station
U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wis., joined state and local leaders on Monday for a tour of the Platteville fire station
Southwest Wisconsin Resettlement Initiative Approved
On Feb. 3, Southwest Wisconsin Community Action Program (SWCAP) received official recognition by the U.S. State Department to assist with refugee resettlement in Wisconsin. With this news, SWCAP began welcoming families into its five service area, starting with two families from Afghanistan in mid-February.
Grant County Solar project officially transitions to Alliant Energy
Construction on the 1,400-acre solar project in Grant County is expected to get underway in spring 2022; once complete, it will generate about 200 megawatts of clean energy.
Developer seeks to attract new business to Kieler with behemoth building
A Kieler developer and his business partners have invested more than $5 million to assemble a massive spec building in the Kieler Industrial Park.
Regulators approve $162M wind farm purchase; first project approved under 2010 siting rule
Regulators have approved the purchase of a proposed wind farm in southwestern Wisconsin that is the state’s first project approved under 12-year-old rules designed to make the process easier for developers.
“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.
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