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Four Ways to Help Buy Local, Support Small Businesses

Four Ways to Help Buy Local, Support Small Businesses ENGAGE:Your choices to buy local and support small businesses impact our quality of life From an interview with Nick Roush, small business owner (Root Down Yoga & Roush Rentals)  & President, North La...

Wisconsin Apprenticeships Reach Highest Level Since 2001

Wisconsin Apprenticeships Reach Highest Level Since 2001:  As the companies adjusts to shortages, they are turning to high school student as apprentices in record levels, according to a news release from the State of Wisconsin.  Governor Tony Evers says the number of...

Own a Bike Shop: Wrench & Roll Collective For Sale

The only Northside bicycle shop is up for sale as owner Matt Christian looks to retire. Christen says he is willing to offer consulting services to help with the transition and to help with financing for the leased space. Christen describes the business in the listing...

Existing Papa Murphy’s For Sale in Sparta

The owner of this Papa Murphy's at 215 N Black River St in Sparta on is looking to retire and selling his franchised business. The franchise is helping sell this location, explaining it as, “With over 60,000 unique visitors per year to the area, the opportunity for...

Why Companies Buy From You (B2B Sales)

Your reputation is a key component to succeeding in business-to-business (B2B) sales. A new report by GoodFirms shows that buyers select “reputation” (30.2% of respondents) as the reason they work with an existing business. This is followed by “online ratings”...

Do You Understand Taxation Better than a 5th Grader

Understanding taxation is the foundation to strong government policies and the citizens and taxpayers who advocate for them -- i.e. you. Understanding how the government collects money helps you: understand your property tax bill (or know that you're paying taxes...

Survey Paints a Grim Picture for Most Small Business Access to Financing

An annual survey by the Small Business Division of the Federal Reserve paints a grim picture for our smallest, and largest percentage, of small businesses. The problem is appears to be getting worse. The heart of the report is a survey sent to nonemployer firms. These...

ScaleFactor Offers Business Calculator Tools for Financial Clarity

Look at your finances and business health from a different perspective with these tools and calculators from the bookkeeping service, ScaleFactor: EBITDA (Earnings before Interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) — measures operating performance BURN RATE...

Wisconsin Technology Council Helps Startup Businesses

Wisconsin Technology Council Helps Startup Business with Entrepreneur's Toolbox: This membership organization fosters innovation and entrepreneurship. They also host an Investor Network for investors. The group created an entrepreneur kit on getting started, finding...

Former Hair Salon Space Now For Lease in Jackson Plaza, La Crosse

Former Hair Salon Space Now For Lease in Jackson Plaza, La Crosse. Bring in the natural light in this 758 sq. ft space formerly occupied by a hair salon.
Why Buying Local Matters

Four Ways to Help Buy Local, Support Small Businesses

Four Ways to Help Buy Local, Support Small Businesses ENGAGE:Your choices to buy local and support small businesses impact our quality of life From an interview with Nick Roush, small business owner (Root Down Yoga & Roush Rentals)  & President, North La...

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Own a Bike Shop: Wrench & Roll Collective For Sale

Own a Bike Shop: Wrench & Roll Collective For Sale

The only Northside bicycle shop is up for sale as owner Matt Christian looks to retire. Christen says he is willing to offer consulting services to help with the transition and to help with financing for the leased space. Christen describes the business in the listing...

Existing Papa Murphy’s For Sale in Sparta

Existing Papa Murphy’s For Sale in Sparta

The owner of this Papa Murphy's at 215 N Black River St in Sparta on is looking to retire and selling his franchised business. The franchise is helping sell this location, explaining it as, “With over 60,000 unique visitors per year to the area, the opportunity for...

What Makes a State Business Tax Climate Friendly

What Makes a State Business Tax Climate Friendly

A tool that assesses tax structures across states doesn't put Wisconsin, Minnesota, or Iowa in the best states and goes on to list Minnesota in the worst list. The State of Business Tax Climate Index that is produced by the nonprofit Tax Foundation looks at major tax...

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Wisconsin Technology Council Helps Startup Businesses

Wisconsin Technology Council Helps Startup Business with Entrepreneur's Toolbox: This membership organization fosters innovation and entrepreneurship. They also host an Investor Network for investors. The group created an entrepreneur kit on getting started, finding...

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Why Companies Buy From You (B2B Sales)

Your reputation is a key component to succeeding in business-to-business (B2B) sales. A new report by GoodFirms shows that buyers select “reputation” (30.2% of respondents) as the reason they work with an existing business. This is followed by “online ratings”...

La Crosse County Implementing New Permit Platform

The pandemic fast-forwarded La Crosse County's online permitting process, with new digital permitting software coming soon. While they can still take walk-ins, but the zoning department says the majority are now done via...

La Crosse County Comprehensive Plan Nearly Finalized

Plan for additional time when needing a zoning change when in a township and for building in clusters of development as La Crosse County looks to implement its soon-to-be Comprehensive Plan in June. The "Envision 2050...

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Best Wishes Bob Good

Best WishesICONIC PHOTOGRAPHER OF ALL THINGS FUN IN GREATER LA CROSSEYou've seen his work -- eye-catching, electrifying photos that capture the zest of La Crosse's musical acts, businesses, memory-making events, and real...

Riviera SalonSpa to Open on Northside of La Crosse

OPENING SOONKimberly & Jarod Byers Buy Building Kimberly & Jarrod Byer are purchasing the building at 1215 Caledonia Street, formerly held by Uptowne Cycle. She will be opening the Riviera SalonSpa. Jarrod owns and...

Business Closures 2020

Permanently Closed Pier 1 Imports Carroll's Popcorn & Frozen Yogurt - Valley View Mall Pawn America CBD American Shaman Family Video - La Crosse GNC Vitamin & Dietary Supplement Store - Losey Blvd, La Crosse Arenz...

Government

La Crosse County Comprehensive Plan Nearly Finalized

Plan for additional time when needing a zoning change when in a township and for building in clusters of development as La Crosse County looks to implement its soon-to-be Comprehensive Plan in June. The "Envision 2050...

Builders to City of La Crosse: Stop the Roadblocks

Contractors & Realtors explain the roadblocks to building and developing in the City The problems with the City's spot zoning past is haunting its future The mayor shared the path forward with floodplain issues on the...

HELP WANTED: City of Onalaska Reports on Hiring (See how you compare)

City of Onalaska Human Resources Reviews Recruiting, Developing and Sustaining a Diverse Workforce Issues 2021 Annual HR Report If you're concerned about retaining workforce and want to see what others are offering, this report provides some insight.Onalaska Human...

BIZCARES

Nonprofits Hurting Due to Local Businesses Hurting

Nonprofits Hurting Due to Local Businesses Hurting

Impact of Businesses Hurting on NonprofitsHear from local business owners and Jake Erickson at the Boys & Girls Club how it's important to keep supporting locally-owned businesses during the COVID pandemic.

Businesses Launch Get On Living Safely in Greater La Crosse

Businesses Launch Get On Living Safely in Greater La Crosse

Get on Living StrongerMore than 60 businesses contributed to this campaign led by the North La Crosse Business Association to remind people that they need to get on living safely to help our small, local businesses keep...

BUY LOCAL: Office Depot Gives 5% to Local Schools

BUY LOCAL: Office Depot Gives 5% to Local Schools

Office Depot Gives 5% of School Supply Orders to Your School Simply make a purchase of qualifying school supplies, provide your school's ID at checkout (in store and online) and your designated school will receive 5% back...

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Do You Understand Taxation Better than a 5th Grader

Do You Understand Taxation Better than a 5th Grader

Understanding taxation is the foundation to strong government policies and the citizens and taxpayers who advocate for them -- i.e. you. Understanding how the government collects money helps you: understand your property tax bill (or know that you're paying taxes...

Scale Factor Business Calculator Tools

ScaleFactor Offers Business Calculator Tools for Financial Clarity

Look at your finances and business health from a different perspective with these tools and calculators from the bookkeeping service, ScaleFactor: EBITDA (Earnings before Interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization) — measures operating performance BURN RATE...

Wisconsin Technology Council

Wisconsin Technology Council Helps Startup Businesses

Wisconsin Technology Council Helps Startup Business with Entrepreneur's Toolbox: This membership organization fosters innovation and entrepreneurship. They also host an Investor Network for investors. The group created an entrepreneur kit on getting started, finding...

Local businesses opening or moving in 2021 can get ,000

Local businesses opening or moving in 2021 can get $10,000

There's a $10,000 check waiting for a local business going into that empty commercial space you drive past everyday may soon hold a startup company, a nonprofit, or an additional location. Plus, all businesses that moved...

Spotlight

Orange Thumb

Orange Thumb

Orange ThumbMeet Sarah Cox, owner of Orange Thumb in West Salem who shares space with co-female owner of a floral business called Stems. Cox carries products made by local companies in addition to her clothing selections.

Donna Elsen’s Paper Love

Donna Elsen’s Paper Love

Paper LoveMeet Donna Elsen, one of the scrapiest people around as she creates paper dolls and cards, sold inside the Orange Thumb in West Salem. She is one of several local vendors inside the store.