MILWAUKEE (AP) - The U.S. Department of Labor has announced a $2 million grant to help about 755 workers affected by the closure of four Wisconsin manufacturers.
The grant is awarded to the state Department of Workforce Development. The money is intended to provide job training, placement services and career counseling.
The four companies are Joerns Healthcare Inc. of Stevens Point; SNE Enterprises Inc. of Mosinee; Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. of Two Rivers; and Wausau Paper Printing and Writing LLC of Brokaw.
The layoffs began last December and will continue through this December.
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After almost 80 years, a piece of naval history is on its way home. A model of the Japanese luxury liner Hikawa Maru is being packed up in Manitowoc and returned to Japan.
Visitors to Green Bay's Neville Public Museum will soon see hours slashed. The county-owned attraction is cutting access starting the first of the year.
An 11-foot-long model of the Japanese passenger liner Hikawa Maru is being sent back to Japan after 34 years at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum in Manitowoc.
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