Posted inBusiness, Government

“Boxes of Fun” Now Available for Easter from Something Special from Wisconsin™

A new line of “Boxes of Fun” will be out just in time for Easter. These boxes are available through the Something Special from Wisconsin™ (SSfW), a trademarked marketing program from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP). Holiday boxes are available for purchase until April 12, 2022. This program is designed to provide both Wisconsin […]

Posted inCommunity, Government, Non-Profits

Charity Scams to Support Ukrainians from Russian Invasion on the Rise

MADISON, Wis. – A warning against charity scams has been issued by the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection (DATCP) and the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions (DFI). These illegitimate scams claim they are helping those affected by the Russian invasion in the Ukraine and expect donors to dig deep before researching the […]

Posted inCulture, Shopping

“Boxes of Fun”: Quality Gifts, Supports Local Merchants

The holiday gift-giving season is upon us. And as we decide where to spend our hard-earned dollars, it is important to remember to support local businesses, especially while everyone continues to struggle with pandemic shortcomings. Something Special from Wisconsin™ (SSfW) is a program that was developed by the Division of Agricultural Development, within the Wisconsin […]

Posted inGovernment, Local news

State agencies offer cybersecurity resources to protect Wisconsinites

During National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) and the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection (DATCP) team up for a podcast to help Wisconsinites protect themselves online. The latest episode of “Transportation Connects Us” explores internet threats and the resources available to residents and businesses for dealing with them. […]