The PMI Milwaukee area manufacturing index was 53.3 in January, its first reading above 50 (which indicates growth in the sector) since June.
There were 1,092 home sales in metro Milwaukee during January, an 8.3% increase year-over-year.
Passenger traffic at Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport fell 2.3% in 2019 to 6,894,894.
Wisconsin had a seasonally adjusted unemployment rate of 3.4% in December.
Wisconsin exports declined by more than $1 billion in 2019.