— By David Lewellen Years ago, Mel Stark approached a green light on Highway 31 in Kenosha County at about 55 mph. He had the right of way, but he remembered his father’s long-ago caution: What if? He looked right and saw nothing—then looked left and saw a Cadillac bearing down at possibly 80 mph. “I said, ‘Holy gosh!’ or words to that effect,” Stark recalled. He had time to brake, the Cadillac did not T-bone him, and he and his …

— Since 2012, AARP Wisconsin and the U.S. Small Business Administration have worked together to provide mentoring and practical advice to more than 305,000 budding entrepreneurs across the state. In June, the two organizations hosted training events in Wausau and Milwaukee for people age 50-plus who want to start or grow a new business. Now, much of the information presented in the training is available online. “Many Wisconsinites become encore entrepreneurs as a way to generate income and build financial security,” …