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Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection says it is seeing a surge of price-gouging complaints during the COVID-19 pandemic, and it has taken action against two local businesses suspected of unfairly raising prices.

In the new topsy-turvy economy that has accompanied the COVID-19 crisis, state trade officials are hearing daily complaints over price gouging at retail stores. One price that isn't inflated right now: that of gasoline.

Students in rural areas may have a hard time accessing schoolwork as area schools switch to a virtual learning environment amid COVID-19 related school shutdowns. Area schools and internet providers are coming together to offer solutions to these students.