Ever wonder why it is so hard for small business and entrepreneurs (including our food artisans and farmers) to access capital, and stay in business or hand on their businesses at retirement? One reason is the way investment rules are written by the Securities Exchange Commission. In order for a small company to receive investment [...]
A holiday neighborhood festival Friday, December 2, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. This year the 6th Annual Atwood Winnebago Winter Festival will be held on Friday, December 2nd from 5p-9p. We invite you to explore businesses in the Atwood/Winnebago business district as they open their doors to celebrate community and winter. This is your chance [...]
Home sales up in October as median prices fall.
University communities continue to offer reasonable and affordable housing for families and buyers.
Use of Synthetic Preservatives, Genetically Mutated Ingredients and Weak Animal Welfare Standards Headed for Vote by USDA Panel The Cornucopia Institute, one of the nation’s leading organic industry watchdogs, is urging members of the USDA’s National Organic Standards Board (NOSB), in formal testimony, to vote to preserve the integrity of organic food and farming at [...]
Group volume discounts available to residents now open to businesses The MadiSUN Commercial Solar Group Buying effort is the latest attempt by the City of Madison to encourage more solar installations through the support of the Department of Energy’s Solar America Communities program. read more
Construction is now proceeding on the Cashton Greens Wind Project, Wisconsin’s first community wind project. Consisting of two 2.5 megawatt turbines, this innovative installation will serve two well-known western Wisconsin organizations – Organic Valley, La Farge, and Gundersen Health System, La Crosse. The two organizations are partnering in the development and ownership of this project. [...]
Jim Birkemeier is a trained forester, but “managing” his forest is the simplest part of his job. “If you just respect the forest, it knows what to do,” says Birkemeier, who started Spring Green Timber Growers in the early ’70s. By respecting the forest, Birkemeier, 58, has been able to make a consistent living on [...]
Five of Sustainable Engineering Group’s projects were recognized at the 2011 Sustainable Energy Efficiency (SE²) award competition. The SE² award competition is organized by Wisconsin Green Building Alliance with the goal to encourage greater collaboration among owners, designers, builders and operators by highlighting the value of projects that enhance the built environment. read more
In Wisconsin, REALTORS® say that despite the downturn in the housing market, hunting land continues to still sell.