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Carroll students compete in national entrepreneurship exposition 04-25-2015
WAUKESHA — A group of Carroll University students recently broke their own record at a national entrepreneurship competition.
A Scoop off the Old Block 04-25-2015
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — With five family members of the next generation having their eyes set on running and expanding Oscar’s, owners Jim and Susie Taylor are opening a third location in Franklin.
Good Harvest Market announces hours for new location
WAUKESHA - Good Harvest Market announced the hours for its new retail store and cafe, which will open Wednesday.
Eaton Corporation to discontinue line, eliminate 93 positions 04-24-2015
WATERTOWN - When Eaton Corporation discontinues one of its product lines at its Watertown plant, it anticipates eliminating 93 positions, according to a notice sent the Department of Workforce Development on Friday.
First Business Financial reports record first quarter 04-24-2015
MADISON - First Business Financial Services, Inc. reported record results for its first quarter on Friday, with its net income growing to $4.2 million, a 26 percent increase compared to the first quarter of 2014.
SC Johnson purchases three Bangladesh brands 04-24-2015
RACINE - SC Johnson announced Friday it has acquired the ACI Insecticides, Angelic Air Care and Vanish Toilet Cleaner brands from ACI Limited in Bangladesh.
Harley recalls nearly 46,000 motorcycles 04-24-2015
DETROIT — Harley-Davidson is recalling nearly 46,000 motorcycles in the U.S. because they could stay in gear due to clutches that won’t fully disengage.
North American sales grow 12% for A.O. Smith 04-24-2015
MILWAUKEE — During the first quarter of 2015, A.O. Smith Corporation saw sales grow 15 percent in China and 12 percent in North America due to higher water heater and commercial boiler sales.
A grocery store of their own 04-24-2015
WAUKESHA - Good Harvest Market co-owner Joe Nolan wants his new larger natural food store and café to be a place where people come and stay awhile - their third place.
Exel workers affected by change in SC Johnson logistics contract 04-23-2015
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Due to SC Johnson & Son changing the company it uses for logistics services, current provider Exel notified the Department of Workforce Development on Thursday that employees may be laid off.
McCain Foods to close Fort Atkinson plant 04-23-2015
FORT ATKINSON — When McCain Foods closes its facility in Fort Atkinson this year, about 119 workers will be affected, according to a notice sent to the Department of Workforce Development on Thursday.
Earnings and sales increase for Strattec Security Corporation 04-23-2015
MILWAUKEE — During its third quarter, Strattec Security reported an increase in its sales, as well as an uptick in net revenue despite Ford’s slower ramp-up of its new F-150 truck and Chrysler’s shut down of a plant.
BBB issues warning about student loan scams 04-23-2015
MILWAUKEE — Everyone is anxious to get their student loans paid off, but if you are approached by someone that says they can eliminate your debt, be wary as it is most likely a scam, warns the Better Business Bureau.
Learn about workplace violence at upcoming event 04-23-2015
PEWAUKEE — The presentation “Violence in the Workplace” with a focus how to protect your business will be given by Waukesha County Technical College Dean Brian Dorow on May 7.
Brookfield East student advances in business plan contest 04-23-2015
MADISON — Brookfield East High School student Colin Gray-Hoehn has moved on to phase 2 of Wisconsin YES!, a youth business plan contest for students in middle school and high school.
Snap-on sales increase 5.1 percent in first quarter 04-23-2015
KENOSHA — Snap-on Incorporated announced that its sales increased 5.1 percent or $40.3 million for a total of $827.8 million in the first quarter compared to the same period in 2014.
Killer Antiques 04-23-2015
OCONOMOWOC — Walking down Wisconsin Avenue, there’s a shop that has swords in the windows and in bright, bold letters the name Curious Antiquities and Killer Antiques, at 173 E. Wisconsin Ave., hangs for all to see.
Johnson Controls reports double-digit profitability during 2Q 04-23-2015
MILWAUKEE — At the end of its second quarter, Johnson Controls reported it had net income of $529 million on $9.2 billion in revenues.
Three new subdivisions slated for Cedarburg 04-23-2015
CEDARBURG — Springing up this year in the city of Cedarburg are three new subdivisions: Park Ridge, to be built by Neumann Companies, and Pine Ridge and Fairfield Manor West, developed by Robert Tillman.
Construction work underway for Costco in New Berlin
NEW BERLIN - Construction workers were out in full force Wednesday despite the weather to move soil for preparing land at the northeast corners of Moorland Road and Grange Avenue for a Costco Wholesale store.
Community Development Authority OK's two loans for downtown businesses 04-23-2015
OCONOMOWOC - Two businesses will benefit from low-interest loans administered by the city's revolving loan fund partnership with First Bank Financial Centre.
City of Waukesha closing gap with county on unemployment rate 04-23-2015
WAUKESHA - Unemployment numbers remained largely the same over the last two months in Waukesha County, despite a slight drop in the state rankings, while the city of Waukesha now has one of the 10 lowest rates among Wisconsin’s 32 largest cities.
Cornerstone Consulting joins Netrix 04-22-2015
BROOKFIELD - Cornerstone Consulting in Brookfield recently announced that it will join Chicago-based Netrix, LLC.
Panel to discuss state of local employment market 04-22-2015
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD - A panel of speakers will discuss the current and future state of the local employment market and its effect on business hiring during a breakfast meeting May 13.
Sendik's considering new metro Milwaukee locations 04-22-2015
WAUKESHA - As grocery stores continue to expand in Southeastern Wisconsin, Sendik's is also eyeing up its options.
Trek recalls nearly 1 million bikes due to injuries 04-22-2015
WATERLOO - A recall for almost 1 million Trek bikes made with front disc brakes has been issued after one person’s injuries resulted in them becoming a quadriplegic, according to the recall issued by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission on Wednesday.
Carhartt to open in Mayfair Collection on Thursday 04-22-2015
WAUWATOSA - Carhartt will open its first Wisconsin retail location in Mayfair Collection on Thursday.
Southwest Airlines to make investment in Milwaukee public space 04-22-2015
MILWAUKEE — As part of Southwest Airlines multi-year commitment to local community development, the company will invest in the public space at Fourth Street and Wisconsin Avenue.
Kohl’s to give $2 million in grants to organizations nationwide 04-22-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS —In addition to thousands of Kohl’s Department Stores employees volunteering in their local communities for Earth Day, Kohl’s will donate corporate grants to each organization totaling about $2 million this year and nearly $12 million during the six years of the National Go Green program.
West Bend high schoolers tour car dealerships to learn job skills 04-22-2015
WEST BEND - Megan Hornung, a sophomore at West Bend East High School, smiled as she peered up at a catalytic converter attached to the underbody of a truck up on a hoist in the service department at Gordie Boucher Ford and Lincoln car dealership Tuesday afternoon.
There are jobs out there 04-22-2015
Take a drive in Washington County and you’ll see several “now hiring” signs, banners and billboards in front of area businesses.
Earnings for MGIC more than double in first quarter 04-21-2015
MILWAUKEE — On Tuesday, MGIC Investment Corporation reported more than doubling its earnings for the first quarter of 2015 for a total of $133.1 million.
Former Harley-Davison CEO and wife donate $1 million to nursing college
MILWAUKEE — University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Chancellor Mark Mone called a $1 million donation today from James and Yvonne Ziemer to the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee College of Nursing as “transformational.”
Aviation firm co-founder to speak at Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference 04-21-2015
MADISON — Entrepreneur Jerry Jendusa, who launched a successful aviation products company in New Berlin, will speak during the 13th annual Wisconsin Entrepreneurs’ Conference on June 2 and June 3 in Madison.
ManpowerGroup reports decline in net earnings 04-21-2015
MILWAUKEE — Earnings and revenue decreased for ManpowerGroup during the first quarter of 2015, the company reported Tuesday.
Cedarburg mayor plans presentation on business 04-21-2015
CEDARBURG — Cedarburg Mayor Kip Kinzel will discuss “Business Past, Present and Future” during a May 7 presentation.
Retiring from a little slice of heaven
CEDARBURG — Generations of families have walked through Tomaso’s pizzeria’s doors over the past 45 years. Only after April 30, Tomaso’s restaurant manager Jim Hoberg will no longer be handing you pizzas.
E-Collectique plans to streamline, expand operations 04-21-2015
THIENSVILLE — E-Collectique has announced that it plans to embark on a two-part expansion project.
Mequon subdivision advances 04-21-2015
MEQUON — After years in recession-induced doldrums, a looming Mequon housing boom advanced on April 13 as the city’s Planning Commission approved the site plan for a proposed 111-home subdivision.
Former library makes way for LaBudde
CEDARBURG — Gone are the circulation desk, the aroma of cardboard book covers and paper as well as the plethora of bookshelves that used to greet patrons visiting the old library at W63 N583 Hanover Ave.
Richfield map could aid developers 04-21-2015
RICHFIELD - Instead of having to consult several maps, Richfield is creating one that could answer dozens of questions for property owners, residential developers and public safety personnel as well as save time and money.
Median home prices up over 2014 04-21-2015
The Wisconsin Realtors Association announced Monday home sales and median prices increased in March, especially in Washington County.
Harley-Davidson’s revenue decreases during 1Q, profits increase 04-21-2015
MILWAUKEE — An unfavorable foreign currency exchange negatively affected Harley-Davidson, Inc.’s revenue during the first quarter, but the company managed to make a modest profit.
Work to start on The Corners’ parking structure
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD -Recognizing that time is of the essence to start construction work on a parking structure at The Corners retail and residential development, the Plan Commission approved preliminary plans and recommended an early start date during its meeting Monday.
Home prices rise 8.8% in March, new listings increase 15.1% 04-21-2015
MADISON — The Wisconsin housing market continued on its upward trajectory in March with home sales increasing 16. 1 percent and median home prices rising 8.8 percent compared to March 2014, according to data released Monday by the Wisconsin Realtors Association.
Johnson Creek Enterprises to offer bulk and bottling services 04-20-2015
HARTLAND — E-cigarette liquid maker Johnson Creek Enterprises announced Monday that it is expanding its manufacturing operations to include bulk and bottling services with options for flavor development and branding.
Associated Bank invests in Habitat for Humanity 04-20-2015
MILWAUKEE — As a measure of support for Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity, Associated Bank announced Monday that it has purchased approximately $2 million in residential loan mortgages from the nonprofit organization.
Hearst Magazines renews contract with Quad/Graphics 04-20-2015
SUSSEX — Quad/Graphics will continue to be the primary printer for Hearst Magazines as part of a new agreement for the printing of 20 magazine titles in a deal valued at more than $500 million, the company announced Monday.
Clothing store Garage to open in Mayfair Mall 04-20-2015
WAUWATOSA — Montreal-based stylish clothing retailer Garage will open this summer in Mayfair Mall.
Aurora St. Luke’s medical team performs first neurosurgery with new technology 04-20-2015
MILWAUKEE — The surgical team at Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center on Monday announced the successful completion of a procedure utilizing new technology for brain surgery a few days after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cleared its use.
Navy Seal applies past experiences to managing business world 04-20-2015
BROOKFIELD — During his upcoming presentation to the Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce, Navy Seal and leadership coach Jeff Boss will share how his experiences on a battlefield can help to handle business challenges.
Midwest Prototyping offers manufacturing certificate program 04-20-2015
BLUE MOUNDS — Midwest Prototyping announced it has found success with offering the SME Additive Manufacturing Certificate Program to its entire staff, as well as some customers.
Graymont moving to 215 N. Main St. 04-20-2015
WEST BEND - The Graymont building, 206 N. Sixth Ave., is for sale. The regional office of the company, which is one of the three top lime and limestone suppliers in North America, is preparing to move across the street to 215 N. Main St., formerly the Ziegler building.
Isadora’s Bed and Breakfast for sale 04-20-2015
A Washington County landmark is for sale. Isadora’s Bed and Breakfast, 724 Beech St., has been listed by ReMax Realty at $424,000.
Real estate developer hopes to acquire Delafield Hotel by June 04-18-2015
DELAFIELD - When Rob Gerbitz drives through downtown Delafield nearly every day, he sees untapped potential in the upscale Delafield Hotel.
Working on Demand 04-18-2015
WAUKESHA - Businesses are increasingly calling Nissen Staffing Continuum with an urgent need for workers, company President Scott Nissen said.
ZBB Energy announces partnership with Chinese company 04-17-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — On Friday, ZBB Energy Corporation announced its intent to enter a supply agreement with Shanghai-based Solar Power, Inc., a vertically-integrated photovoltaic developer, for energy storage systems.
Interactive map identifies business and industrial parks with strong Internet access 04-17-2015
MADISON — The Wisconsin State Telecommunications Association and the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation came together to create an interactive map to identify more than 100 state business and industrial parks with gigabit broadband availability.
Coffeeville owner wants to honor legacy
JACKSON - Jack Kulwikowski is turning an old farmhouse on Jackson's Main Street into a coffeehouse and cafe.
Targeting the right people 04-17-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS - The owners of Custom Data Too Mail take what some consider nebulous data and optimize it to benefit clients with focused direct mailings that target a select group.
Real estate developer expresses interest in Delafield Hotel
DELAFIELD — A Beloit-based real estate developer recently submitted a liquor license application for the Delafield Hotel, which filed for receivership in February.
Veolia partners with Water Council, WEDC on competition
MILWAUKEE — A Wisconsin business and two organizations have come together to create a national competition to support entrepreneurship and economic development while fostering sustainability efforts in the field of water.
Associated Bank reports $45 million in net income during 1Q 04-16-2015
GREEN BAY — Associated Banc-Corp reported Thursday an increase of $1 million in its net income during the first quarter of 2015 compared to the same period in 2014.
BBB announces finalists for Wisconsin ethics awards
MILWAUKEE — Eleven companies and charities that demonstrate excellence in ethical practices were named finalists by the Wisconsin Better Business Bureau Foundation Center for Character Ethics, including several Milwaukee and Cedarburg organizations.
Wisconsin unemployment drops to 4.6% — lowest rate since June 2008 04-16-2015
MADISON — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate decreased to 4.6 percent during the month of March — its lowest level since June 2008, according to preliminary data released Thursday by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.
First liquor sampling in state to take place at Discount Liquor 04-16-2015
WAUKESHA — The first sampling of distilled spirits in Wisconsin will be held Friday at Discount Liquor in downtown Waukesha.
Marcus Corporation raises quarterly dividend by 10.5% 04-16-2015
MILWAUKEE - The directors of The Marcus Corporation declared a quarterly dividend of $0.105 per share of common stock on Thursday, a 10.5 percent increase from the prior dividend rate of $0.095.
House passes bill to repeal estate tax 04-16-2015
WASHINGTON — The House voted Thursday to repeal the federal tax on estates, a politically volatile issue that affects few inheritances.
Second opinion sought on clinic design 04-16-2015
MEQUON — Developers of a Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin clinic and members of the Mequon Planning Commission continued to wrangle over the appearance of the proposed clinic Monday.
Hartford: Polyfirst can sell bonds 04-16-2015
HARTFORD - A two-phased expansion of Polyfirst Packaging in Hartford took another step after the Hartford Common Council on Tuesday approved the company’s sale of tax-exempt industrial development revenue bonds to fund the project.
Bringing back iconic candy 04-16-2015
DELAFIELD - For Wisconsinites who ate Candy Raisins during their manufacturing heyday, all of the recent reproductions haven’t quite captured that unique sweet taste and texture - until now.
Erik Buell Racing closes East Troy facility 04-15-2015
EAST TROY — Erik Buell Racing, LLC closed its doors and ceased operations today after filing to go into receivership.
Bank Mutual reports 25% increase in income during first quarter 04-15-2015
MILWAUKEE — The fiscal year started off strong for Bank Mutual Corporation, which on Wednesday reported a net income of $3.6 million during the first quarter, a 24.9 percent increase compared to the net income of $2.8 million during the same period of 2014.
International trade reps to speak to Wisconsin business leaders 04-15-2015
MADISON —Several meetings will be held throughout Wisconsin in May to give business leaders the opportunity to get export counseling and advice from international trade representatives with connections to 16 countries.
Business finalists named for Main Street Makeover contest 04-15-2015
MADISON — Five Wisconsin small businesses have been named finalists in the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporations first Main Street Makeover contest with the chance to win up to $10,000 in upgrades for their stores.
Some in Hartford oppose housing development 04-15-2015
HARTFORD - Despite opposition, Hartford’s Plan Commission cleared the way for an 84-unit residential development.
Mom opens Early Childhood French Class 04-15-2015
A Washington County mom interested in learning a foreign language recently created a business to give French lessons to children.
Aurora making $38M investment 04-15-2015
Aurora Health Care is expanding its patient care in the Germantown area, according to a news release from the health care provider.
Staying focused on the drive 04-15-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - The road of life is often like taking the tunnel into New York City from New Jersey - the traffic and environment is overwhelming and chaotic, so the driver must focus on the path ahead of her and not look to the left or right.
Four businesses opening in historical Brookfield area
BROOKFIELD - Four businesses with different specialties have either opened in the historical Village of Brookfield area or soon will open, including Treat Street, which was previously located in Pewaukee.
Waukesha County led March home sales in four-county area, data shows 04-15-2015
WAUKESHA - Waukesha County led a four-county area in home sales with a 29.4 percent increase in March, according to data from the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors.
Aurora wants to build 13,000-square-foot data backup center in Summit 04-15-2015
SUMMIT - If approved, a 13,000-square-foot expansion of the Aurora Hospital in Summit would remain largely empty, except for equipment.
Marten Transport reported nearly 93% increase in net income 04-14-2015
MONDOVI — During its regular financial report Tuesday, Marten Transport, Ltd. announced it had a 92.7 percent increase in net income to $10.2 million during its first quarter, which was nearly double the income during the first quarter of 2014.
Kmart in Wauwatosa to close 04-14-2015
WAUWATOSA — The latest Kmart location announcing its pending closure is the store at 3201 N. Mayfair Road in Wauwatosa.
Johnson Controls and Yanfeng form largest global automotive interiors company 04-14-2015
SHANGHAI — Johnson Controls and Yanfeng Automotive Trim Systems Co., Ltd. announced Tuesday that they have joined together to form the world’s largest global automotive interiors company.
Brookfield-based Environmental Systems, Inc. acquired by L.A . investment firm 04-14-2015
LOS ANGELES - Environmental Systems, Inc. has been acquired by Los Angeles-based commercial real estate services and investment firm CBRE Group, Inc.
Gilman Precision teams with GPS 04-14-2015
GRAFTON — Gilman Precision, which is based in Grafton, has joined with GPS Education Partners with a mutual goal of providing hands-on learning for students.
Town Center taking little longer than planned 04-14-2015
MEQUON — Work in the Mequon Town Center is moving along despite a handful of unanticipated setbacks, one of the developers said last week.
How to grow a backbone 04-14-2015
OCONOMOWOC - Realizing many people are hesitant to act on their ideas, author and speaker Susan Marshall has developed a program to help them “build a backbone” and gain confidence to proceed.
New tenants for Shoppes at Fox River to be named in coming months 04-14-2015
WAUKESHA - Future tenants at The Shoppes at Fox River are being kept close to the vest of the developer, but a spokeswoman said retailer names will be announced during the second quarter.
City of Pewaukee manufacturer wants to move to Milwaukee 04-13-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE ­— Hilmot, LLC is seeking a $1.2 million loan from the Milwaukee Economic Development Corporation in order to move to a larger facility in Milwaukee.
Meijer holding info sessions to recruit 600 workers 04-13-2015
MILWAUKEE —Several information sessions will be held to help fill 600 open positions at future Meijer locations in Oak Creek and Wauwatosa, which are scheduled to open August.
JJ Watt announces partnership with Reebok 04-13-2015
HOUSTON — Pewaukee native and Houston Texans defensive end JJ Watt announced he has signed a partnership with shoemaker Reebok.
UW-Madison to collaborate with German center on dementia research 04-13-2015
MADISON — A collaboration between the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health and the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases for research efforts with the potential to improve outcomes for patients with neurodegenerative disease and for those at increased risk for developing these diseases was announced Monday.
InControl Medical gets FDA approval for over-the-counter treatment 04-13-2015
BROOKFIELD — InControl Medical, LLC, announced Monday that it has received Federal Drug Administration approval for its over-the-counter treatment of incontinence in woman.
Growth creates jobs at Spaulding Clinical 04-12-2015
WEST BEND - A sign of growth in the local economy can be seen at Spaulding Clinical in West Bend.
Ivy Manor adding ‘dementia-specific’ facility 04-12-2015
WEST BEND - Ivy Manor is planning to expand its operations with a community-based residential facility next to its established buildings on South Forest Avenue in West Bend.
Almost ready for residential, commercial tenants 04-12-2015
WEST BEND - A new West Bend building is edging toward the green light to house commercial and residential tenants.
Expansion in Kewaskum 04-12-2015
KEWASKUM - Home and commercial construction is on the rise in Kewaskum.
Adapting to the community's needs
WAUKESHA — The mission of community health centers is serving the community and its members’ needs, and they often actively amend their business plans as a result. 
ATC seeks to rebuild 14-mile transmission line from Franklin to Mukwonago 04-10-2015
PEWAUKEE — American Transmission Co. hopes to receive approval in order to rebuild a 14-mile, 138,000-volt transmission line that runs from Franklin to Mukwonago.
Valiant Health acquired by Indiana company 04-10-2015
MILWAUKEE — Health Care Excel has completed the acquisition of Milwaukee-based Valiant Health.
R&R Insurance acquires Bartelt Insurance Agency 04-10-2015
WAUKESHA - R&R Insurance Services announced Friday that it has acquired Bartelt Insurance Agency in Kewaskum.
Walgreens to close 200 stores nationally 04-09-2015
DEER FIELD, ILL. — As part of an ongoing cost-reduction initiative started by Walgreens, the company will close about 200 stores in the United States.
Anchor Bank to offer employee buyouts, consolidations 04-09-2015
MADISON — In an effort to improve the company’s operational efficiency, Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin Inc. announced Thursday that it will offer voluntary separation plan packages to eligible employees.
Waukesha and Okauchee businesses finalists for statewide contest 04-09-2015
MADISON — FloraSeq in Waukesha and Intelligent Composites in Okauchee have been named finalists in the 12th annual Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest.
Boelter Companies purchases Georgia-based food service supplier 04-09-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Food service supplier Boelter Companies Inc. announced Thursday that it has purchased Direct South, Inc. in Georgia.
How shops in Oconomowoc and Waukesha are helping girls go to prom
OCONOMOWOC — When it comes to prom shopping, the investment made in dresses, shoes, hair, makeup, flowers, tuxedos and tickets can be up to $700 if not more.
McDonald’s quashed for interchange district 04-09-2015
GRAFTON — Plans for a second Grafton location of McDonalds have come to a sudden halt, as a change in zoning that the McDonald’s needed was rejected by the Village Board Monday.
Bucks arena plan includes entertainment district 04-09-2015
MILWAUKEE — The glamorous renderings released by the Milwaukee Bucks on Wednesday reveal plans for a modern sports arena, but also an entertainment district whose intended effect would be to help revitalize the downtown area.
North Shore Bank to host free Community Shredding Day
BROOKFIELD — North Shore Bank will hold its ninth annual Community Shredding Day from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. May 2 at all of its branches.
Pay raises for Wisconsin Walmart employees to go into effect this week 04-08-2015
WAUKESHA — Pay raises for more than 12,300 Walmart employees in Wisconsin go into effect this week, according to the international company.
Medical College receives accreditation for Central Wisconsin campus 04-08-2015
WAUWATOSA - The Medical College of Wisconsin can begin to recruit students for its Cental Wisconsin campus in Wausau after getting accreditation for the medical school location.
Magnetek to hold annual meeting  May 1
MENOMONEE FALLS - Magnatek Inc. will hold its annual meeting of stockholders at its company headquarters in Menomonee Falls at 11 a.m. May 1 and announce the fiscal year 2014 management report to stockholders.
Home care provider to close 04-08-2015
SLINGER — A Slinger-based company will cease operations May 31, putting 701 employees out of work.
WaterStone Bank to expand ATM services into Best Buy 04-07-2015
WAUWATOSA —WaterStone Bank will work with eGlobal to expand the financial institution’s access to clients by adding ATM locations in Best Buy stores.
Port Washington State Bank renews community loan program 04-07-2015
PORT WASHINGTON — Port Washington State Bank has renewed six community business loan programs for 2015.
Grill Junkies relocating to Delafield 04-07-2015
OCONOMOWOC - Faced with more than a year of construction on the road that runs before Grill Junkies, owner Choo Ng decided to move the nine-and-a-half-year-old business to Delafield.
Wisconsin Oven Corp. acquired by Pennsylvania company 04-06-2015
EAST TROY — Manufacturer Wisconsin Oven Corporation has been acquired by Thermal Product Solutions of New Columbia, Pa., according to an announcement.
California company selects Fiserv software
BROOKFIELD - Fiserv, Inc. announced Monday that E-Central Credit Union, based in Pasadena, Calif., has selected the XP2 core processing platform in an outsourced deployment.
Orion confirms projected growth of up to 10 percent 04-06-2015
MANITOWOC - Orion Energy Systems, Inc. announced Monday that it is reiterating its revenue guidance of between $72 to $74 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, which would reflect a 7.5 percent to 10 percent growth in its core lighting business compared to last year’s numbers.
Tavern/restaurant for sale in West Bend 04-06-2015
WEST BEND - A couple of West Bend-based establishments owned by Jeff Retzlaff are for sale: Bagg End tavern, 1373 N. Main St., and Longbranch Saloon, 1800 Barton Ave.
Building to retain Schwai’s name in Cedar Creek 04-06-2015
TOWN OF POLK - Significant progress is being made on the former Schwai’s, 3747 Cedar Creek Road.
Kohl’s given Energy Star Partner of the Year award 04-06-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s Department Stores has been presented with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s 2015 Energy Star Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency initiatives, according to a Monday announcement.
Helping women achieve good financial health 04-04-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - For Rhonda Noordyk, being an entrepreneur means living your passion and having the flexibility to design your life the way you want it.
Good Harvest Market prepares to open new store April 29 04-04-2015
PEWAUKEE - This week, Good Harvest Market owner Joe Nolan was busy searching for old mismatched chairs to put in the new cafe, which will be opening along with the grocery store in a new location in only a few weeks.
Pup Pops launches Kickstarter campaign
MILWAUKEE — This week, Milwaukee-based Pup Pops, LLC announced it launched its first Kickstarter campaign to raise money to manufacture the dog treats.
Hiring slowdown: US employers added just 126K jobs in March 04-03-2015
WASHINGTON — A weakening U.S. economy spilled into the job market in March as employers added just 126,000 jobs — the fewest since December 2013 — snapping a 12-month streak of gains above 200,000.
>>National unemployment remains at 5.5 percent
ActionCOACH to open two locations due to growth 04-03-2015
ELM GROVE - ActionCOACH Business Coaching announced Friday that it plans to open offices in City of Pewaukee and Milwaukee’s Third Ward neighborhood.
CUP for former gravel pit to be audited by Richfield Plan Commission 04-03-2015
RICHFIELD — The Plan Commission on Thursday night unanimously agreed to conduct an audit of a conditional use permit that was granted to allow the operation in the 1960s and 1970s of a now-closed sand and gravel pit.
Three keys to leadership 04-03-2015
BROOKFIELD - The Girl Scouts are about much more than crafts, cookies and camping - they are about creating leaders and making the world a better place, said Christy Brown, CEO of Girl Scouts Wisconsin Southeast.
Waukesha County manufacturing leaders seek teachers’ help in addressing skills gap 04-03-2015
WAUKESHA - The No. 1 economic development concern in the county isn’t just an issue for businesses to solve. They need the help of teachers, too.
Tips for handling online business reviews 04-03-2015
WAUKESHA - Business owners not only must know how to market themselves via social media and with online tools, but also how to respond when a customer posts a negative review on the Internet.
Kohl’s donates more than $2.1 million for breast cancer research 04-02-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s Department Stores announced Thursday it has donated more than $2.1 million during the past three years to Susan G. Komen Southeast Wisconsin.
Suburpia to open Monday in Pewaukee 04-02-2015
PEWAUKEE — Loyal Suburpia patrons will have a reason to celebrate Monday when the sandwich shop reopens in Pewaukee.
A biker bar with a side of community 04-02-2015
OCONOMOWOC — For the last 24 years, Stolley’s Hogg Alley has anchored the corner at 2008 Venice Beach Road, but still the unassuming biker-friendly bar has a problem confronting it.
Patrick Cudahy breaks ground on larger facility 04-02-2015
CUDAHY — The Patrick Cudahy plant will be able to produce 10 million more pounds of bacon once its expanded facility is complete at One Sweet Apple-Wood Lane.
Knueppel HealthCare Services launches revolutionary walker  04-02-2015
MILWAUKEE - Knueppel HealthCare Services, Inc. has partnered with Motivo Inc. to launch the Tour, a walker featuring technology that allows for greater independence and a more active lifestyle.
Analysis: renewable fuel industry supports 19,080 jobs in Wisconsin 04-02-2015
MILWAUKEE - A report released Thursday by non-partisan Fuels America showed that the renewable fuel industry supports 19,080 jobs, $982.6 million in wages and $4.2 billion in total economic activity in Wisconsin.
Marinette Marine to build ships for Navy 04-02-2015
MARINETTE - Marinette Marine Corporation will build a combat ship for the U.S. Navy this year.
Hartford airport ‘unlikely’ to be finished by 2016 04-02-2015
Recent light at the end of the tunnel that is the Hartford Airport runway expansion appears to be a train heading in the wrong direction — fast.
Next generation 04-02-2015
WAUKESHA — Generations at 5 Points has a sign on the window stating it’s closed for remodeling. That may be true, but when it reopens, it’ll be under new ownership.
Small businesses added 15,000 jobs in March 04-02-2015
WAUKESHA - Small businesses added 15,000 jobs in March, according to data issued by Intuit Inc., but pay for employees was down 0.16 percent.
State Supreme Court finds in favor of Husco International 04-02-2015
WAUKESHA -The Wisconsin Supreme Court filed an opinion Wednesday reversing the previous decision made by the Court of Appeals and ruling in favor of Husco International concerning an allegation it owed employees back pay for break times.
Waukesha County Business Alliance names top 10 businesses of the year 04-02-2015
WAUKESHA - On Wednesday, the Waukesha County Business Alliance announced its 2015 Top 10 Businesses of the Year, which recognizes companies headquartered in southeastern Wisconsin that have experienced consistent financial growth.
Blackthorne Partners in Brookfield acquires fireplace door manufacturer 04-01-2015
BROOKFIELD — Blackthorne Partners of Brookfield will acquire Design Specialties, Inc. of Milwaukee and will be led by Michael Draves as president.
Milwaukee region to develop a plan to attract foreign investment 04-01-2015
MILWAUKEE — As part of the Global Cities Initiative, the Milwaukee region has been selected to develop a regional plan to attract and leverage foreign direct investment, according to an announcement Wednesday from the Milwaukee 7 Regional Economic Development Partnership.
Rogers Memorial Hospital to build new center in Appleton 04-01-2015
SUMMIT — Rogers Behavioral Health System announced on Wednesday that it will extend its services to the Fox Valley with the opening of a specialized regional treatment center in Appleton.
Northwestern Mutual grant to allow Discovery World to open Mondays 04-01-2015
MILWAUKEE — A grant from Northwestern Mutual Foundation will allow the Discovery World museum to be open Mondays, from April 6 through Aug. 31.
Three Wisconsin craft brewers named in the top 50 04-01-2015
MADISON - Wisconsin breweries in Monroe, New Glarus and Stevens Point were recognized as some of the top 50 craft breweries in the U.S. in 2014 for beer sales volume.
Racine receives $1 million state grant for redevelopment 04-01-2015
RACINE - In an effort to help spur the redevelopment of abandoned property in Racine, the municipality has been awarded a $1 million grant from Wisconsin’s Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Program.
Color Ink sells solutions 04-01-2015
SUSSEX -Walking through the more than 100,000-square-feet of Color Ink, a person can see the multiple components of a print media in-store display campaign for a company.
SCOREing a Creative Touch 04-01-2015
KEWASKUM — When William Bunton, owner of Creative Touch Landscape Services, needed help marketing his business, he turned to SCORE, the nonprofit arm of the Small Business Administration.
Some find it hard to hire 04-01-2015
Volunteers are trying to find out why some local employers are struggling to hire and retain qualified employees, according to a United Way of Washington County news release.
Water Council receives Cluster Grant under U.S. Commerce Department’s Regional Innovation Strategies program
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee-based Water Council is among the first 26 recipients of the 2014 Regional Innovation Strategies program grants.
Rising from the ashes 03-31-2015
Jim’s Grille, formerly Rich’s Restaurant, located in the Echo Plaza on the south side of Cedarburg, was featured in the February FSR Magazine for the recently renovated kitchen and recommendations that other restaurants should follow. 
Designer Shoe Warehouse opens store in Mequon 03-31-2015
MEQUON - DSW Inc., a leading branded footwear and accessories retailer, has announced it will open a new Designer Shoe Warehouse store in the  Mequon Pavilions, 11048 N. Port Washington Road.
Manufacturers see growth yet again in March 03-31-2015
MILWAUKEE – The Marquette-ISM Report on Manufacturing showed the seasonally adjusted Purchasing Managers Index for March is 53.25, up from 50.32 in February.
Report finds Wisconsin as one of most attractive states for doctors 03-31-2015
WAUKESHA – Wisconsin is ranked as the 6th Best State on the 2015 Best and Worst States for Doctors, according to a report issued by the personal financing website, WalletHub.
Fitting into Mequon 03-31-2015
MEQUON - During a February meeting of Mequon’s Planning Commission, members took turns praising Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin’s plans to build a clinic in Mequon.
Johnson Controls to sell Global WorkPlace Solutions for almost $1.5 billion 03-31-2015
MILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls, Inc. announced Tuesday that it will sell its Global WorkPlace Solutions business to CBRE Group, Inc., for $1.475 billion.
Shorewest Realtors reports strongest market since 2007
BROOKFIELD — Even though the winter months are viewed as the slowest period for real estate in Wisconsin, Shorewest Realtors reported 2015 is off to the best start since 2007.
Kohl’s expands active and wellness offerings 03-31-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s Department Stores announced Tuesday that it is expanding its exclusive active and wellness offerings through new partnerships with other companies.
Businesses find value in brick-and-mortar, online retail platforms 03-31-2015
OCONOMOWOC - For many years the dialogue has revolved around having a brick-and-mortar retail location or an ecommerce site, but Sweet P’s Pantry owner Sharon Pavich said the answer for her was to have both.
Mobile toolmaker Drifty raises $1 million
MADISON — Mobile toolmaker Drifty announced it has raised $1 million in seed funding for the company that was founded in 2012.
Regal Ware launches e-commerce website
KEWASKUM — Regal Ware, Inc. announced it has launched a new website,, which will allow customers to purchase cookware that was previously only sold in retail locations.
BBB advises caution when buying Final Four tickets 03-30-2015
MILWAUKEE —As fans plan to make a huge purchase to watch the Wisconsin Badgers play Saturday in the NCAA tournament Final Four, the Better Business Bureau is advising them to take caution when buying tickets.
Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants to open location in Wauwatosa 03-30-2015
WAUWATOSA — Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants, Inc. announced Monday that it will open its 500th location Thursday in Wauwatosa.
Cellular Dynamics to be acquired for $307 million by Fujifilm 03-30-2015
MADISON — Human cell manufacturer Cellular Dynamics International, Inc. announced Monday that it will be acquired by Japanese corporation Fujifilm Holdings for $307 million in an all-cash purchase.
Navigating the field of technology 03-28-2015
WAUKESHA - In 2015, being a savvy business owner means so much more than simply having expert negotiation skills or a strong work ethic.
Exterior expansion work underway at Brookfield Square Mall 03-28-2015
BROOKFIELD - More significant exterior renovation work is underway at Brookfield Square Mall now that the weather has gotten nicer.
Waterstone Bank adds investment services
WAUWATOSA — Waterstone Bank announced Friday it will add investment services to its full suite of existing banking services. In addition, the bank hired Bill Taylor as its first financial advisor.
Young entrepreneur business plan contest is accepting entries 03-27-2015
MADISON — Students in middle and high school are invited to enter their business plans in a contest held by the Wisconsin Youth Entrepreneurs in Science until 5 p.m. April 6.
Associated Bank takes over Harley deck at Miller Park 03-27-2015
MILWAUKEE - The Milwaukee Brewers announced an expanded partnership with Associated Bank, which includes a renovated seating option for fans that was previously known as the Harley-Davidson Deck.
Not smooth sailing for Golden Anchor, yet 03-27-2015
TOWN OF DELAFIELD — Chaz Hastings said the recently renovated Golden Anchor restaurant has a new menu, new ceiling, new floor, new barstools, a new sound system and is all ready to reopen — but that won’t happen until he gets a new liquor license from the Town Board.
Friends of Nature to expand Slinger store 03-27-2015
You could say Doug Wilde is “bullish” on business in Slinger.
Gehl Foods acquired by investment firm 03-27-2015
GERMANTOWN —Gehl Foods announced Friday that it has been acquired by investment firm Wind Point Partners.
By a different stroke 03-27-2015
HARTLAND - In the three short weeks that Board & Brush Creative Studio has been open, owners Julie Selby and Maureen Anders have learned that many women have never sanded wood or operated power tools.
Public hearing for proposed Delafield senior living facility may be held in April 03-27-2015
DELAFIELD - A public hearing for a proposed transitional senior living facility in the Village Square was canceled this week.
Kwik Trip approved for Golf Road/Grandview intersection
WAUKESHA — The southwest corner of Golf Road and Grandview Boulevard could soon be home to a new Kwik Trip convenience store, as the Plan Commission gave the project preliminary approval Wednesday night.
Ramirez pledges $1 million for joint health care initiative
WAUKESHA — The Agustin A. Ramirez Jr., Family Foundation has pledged $1 million to launch the Ramirez Lean Scholars Program, a joint initiative between the Medical College of Wisconsin and the Milwaukee School of Engineering.
The way to a shopper’s heart is through her stomach 03-27-2015
WAUWATOSA - Developers are increasingly finding their way into the hearts of shoppers through the use of strategically placed restaurants and high-end grocery stores in their retail or mixed-use developments.
Ho-Chunk Nation creates $10 per hour minimum wage
BLACK RIVER FALLS — The Ho-Chunk Nation announced it has established its base minimum wage at $10 per hour for its workforce.
New Samsung, HTC phones coming April 10 in US 03-26-2015
NEW YORK — New phones from Samsung and HTC will be available in U.S. stores starting April 10.
Foreclosure rates decrease for metro-Milwaukee area 03-26-2015
MILWAUKEE - The number of homes entering into foreclosure decreased for the month of January in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area, according to data released Thursday by CoreLogic.
Soda water fee fizzles: Ordinance repealed after clerk crunches numbers 03-26-2015
OCONOMOWOC — Soda water may not pop to mind when issues of government inefficiency bubble up, but the Oconomowoc Common Council took action Tuesday, bursting a fee that generates a net loss for the city.
Laser tag talks delayed, McDonald’s moving forward 03-26-2015
GRAFTON — Laser tag isn’t quite ready to come down the pipeline in Grafton yet, but it’s not far from it either.
Baldwin introduces oil train safety legislation 03-26-2015
WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Wednesday, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Wisconsin, and several other senators introduced legislation to help increase safety standards for trains hauling volatile crude oil in an effort to better protect Americans and the communities in which they live and work located near railroad tracks.
Out with the old 03-26-2015
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD - Workers demolish the former strip mall on the site of The Corners development on Wednesday.
Walsh Products makes leather equestrian products by hand in Brookfield 03-26-2015
BROOKFIELD - Working on large sewing machines approximately 100 years old, several Walsh Products employees carefully created handmade halters from the finest American-produced leather Wednesday morning.
Steaming Cup owners to retire, sell restaurant 03-26-2015
WAUKESHA - After 10 years, nine months and 24 days of owning popular downtown coffee and lunch spot The Steaming Cup, Kerry and Terry Mackay are ready to retire and hand over the reins to the next generation of coffee lovers.
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Tribute Companies welcomes two new members 04-23-2015
HARTLAND — The Tribute Companies recently welcomed John Sorenson and Scot Schmidt to its cemetery development team.
Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly earns meat awards 04-23-2015
OCONOMOWOC — Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly was recognized at the 76th annual convention of the Wisconsin Association of Meat Processors, held in Madison on April 9 through April 12.
West Bend resident completes training 04-22-2015
WEST BEND - Megan A. Roder of West Bend, a Modern Woodmen of America representative, has completed a five-day training program at Modern Woodmen’s home office in Rock Island, Illinois.
The Good Jobs joins Business Alliance
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Business Alliance recently welcomed The Good Jobs as a new member.
Chris Zirbes joins Cornerstone Bank as a vice president 04-21-2015
GRAFTON — Chris Zirbes has joined Cornerstone Community Bank as vice president-commercial lender.
Vey, Cedarburg American Family agent, earns honor 04-21-2015
CEDARBURG — Mark A. Vey, an American Family Insurance agent in Cedarburg, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
Sommer’s ‘shares the love’ with BBBS
Sommer’s Subaru in Mequon selected Big Brothers Big Sisters of Ozaukee County as its Hometown Charity for its “Share the Love” event.
Annex Wealth Management named to top lists 04-17-2015
ELM GROVE — Annex Wealth Management LLC was recently named to two prestigious industry lists: The Financial Times’ Top 400, and for the first time, Barron’s Top 1,200 Advisors Lists.
Billy Fyfe appointed director of public safety at MSOE 04-16-2015
MILWAUKEE - Jackson resident Billy Fyfe was named director of the Public Safety Department at Milwaukee School of Engineering.
MorganMyers welcomes Rosalie Trump to firm 04-15-2015
WAUKESHA —Strategic communications firm MorganMyers announced that Rosalie Trump has joined the staff as volunteer coordinator for the Illinois Farm Families account. She will be working primarily from her home office in DeKalb, Ill.
Graphic designer Gooding joins Image Makers 04-15-2015
WAUKESHA -Image Makers Advertising of Waukesha announced the addition of Sara Gooding to the team as a graphic designer.
Krueger joins Mangold Creative as marketing specialist 04-15-2015
WAUKESHA - Mangold Creative announced that Lindsey Krueger has joined the strategic marketing firm as a marketing specialist.
Linda Lundeen joins Mequon office of Coldwell Banker
MEQUON — Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is proud to announce that former media veteran Linda Lundeen is now associated with the Coldwell Banker Mequon office as an independent sales associate.
Insurance agent Sid Prom honored by American Family
CEDARBURG — Sid Prom, an American Family Insurance agent in Cedarburg, has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
Rowe named CEO of American Transmission Co. 04-13-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — American Transmission Co. announced Monday that Mike Rowe has been named the company’s president and chief executive officer starting May 1.
Concordia University announces new dean of business administration 04-09-2015
MEQUON —Concordia University Wisconsin announced that Daniel Sem will be its new dean of the School of Business Administration effective July 1.
William Rewolinski joins Chortek LLP 04-09-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Chortek LLP, a certified accounting and business advisory firm headquartered in the City of Pewaukee, recently welcomed William Rewolinski to the Tax Planning and Compliance Team.
Pairrett joins R.A. Smith National as marketing communications coordinator 04-07-2015
BROOKFIELD — Jessica Pairrett has joined civil engineering and surveying firm R.A. Smith National as its marketing coordinator.
Weather-Tek welcomes two residential sales consultants
MILWAUKEE — The owners of the Black Shoe Hospitality, which includes Maxie’s and Blue’s restaurants, were recognized as a Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday.
Milwaukee’s Black Shoe Hospitality recognized by SBA
MILWAUKEE — The owners of the Black Shoe Hospitality, which includes Maxie’s and Blue’s restaurants, were recognized as a Small Business Person of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration on Monday.
Swimming Pool Services wins gold in competition 04-06-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Swimming Pool Services Inc. won four gold “Awards of Excellence” from the Association of Pool and Spa Professionals in recognition of several unique, custom-built projects that exemplify the City of Pewaukee company’s longstanding commitment to quality and creativity.
Buttchen hired for First Business Financial Services’ Milwaukee location 04-03-2015
BROOKFIELD — First Business Financial Services, Inc. announced that Alicia Buttchen has been hired as a treasury management officer at First Business Bank – Milwaukee.
Thrivent Asset Management wins 2015 Lipper Fund Award
APPLETON — Thrivent Asset Management was presented with the Lipper Fund Award for Best Mixed-Assets Small Fund Family.
Two doctors join Froedtert & the Medical College 04-03-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS - Two health care providers have joined the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network: Mamoun Kloub, MD, PhD, neurology, and Todd Hirschtritt, MD, pulmonology, critical care.
Yorth named publisher & editor-in-chief of The Freeman 04-03-2015
WAUKESHA - Freeman editor Bill Yorth has been named publisher & editor-in-chief of The Freeman, Oconomowoc Enterprise, Milwaukee Post and GMToday website, Conley Media announced Thursday.
BIOforward names new CEO 04-01-2015
MADISON — BIOforward, Inc. announced Wednesday that Lisa Johnson will replace CEO Laura Bray who has chosen to step down from the position at the Wisconsin affiliate of the Biotechnology Industry Organization, the Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, and Advanced Medical Technology Association.
Wesley Benbow named senior vice president for finance/chief operating officer of MCW 03-31-2015
MILWAUKEE – Wesley A. Benbow is the new senior vice president for finance and administration and chief operating officer of the Medical College of Wisconsin.
SC Johnson recognized in Venezuela and Mexico for commitment to workplace excellence 03-31-2015
RACINE – SC Johnson Venezuela and Sc Johnson Mexico are both recognized as a 2014 Best Workplace by the Great Place to Work Institute.
John Kastner of R.A. Smith National receives Young Engineer of the Year Award 03-31-2015
BROOKFIELD –  John Kastner, P.E., group manager with R.A. Smith International, is the recipient of the 2014 Young Engineer of the Year Award by the Milwaukee Metro Chapter of the Wisconsin Society of Professional Engineers.
Newsome named general counsel for Medical College of Wisconsin 03-30-2015
WAUWATOSA — John T. (Jack) Newsome was recently named vice president and general counsel for the Medical College of Wisconsin and will serve as chief legal officer and a member of the institution’s senior leadership team.
Witte joins Godfrey & Kahn 03-27-2015
MILWAUKEE - Godfrey & Kahn, S.C. announced that Edward (Ned) B. Witte has joined its Environment & Energy Strategies Practice Group as a shareholder in the firm's Milwaukee office.
Dunco becomes Ameriprise Financial private wealth advisor 03-27-2015
BROOKFIELD - Ameriprise Financial announced that Gary Dunco has become a private wealth advisor for the company.
Wisconsin Technology Council adds 9 to board of directors 03-27-2015
MADISON - The Wisconsin Technology Council added nine leaders to its board of directors.
Coldwell Banker Elite’s Spheeris and Blaska earn awards 03-26-2015
OCONOMOWOC — The owner of Coldwell Banker Elite in Oconomowoc and one its real estate agents recently earned awards.
Lueth earns American Family honor 03-26-2015
PEWAUKEE - Chris R. Lueth, an American Family Insurance agent in Pewaukee, was recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
Darrel Daniels honored by Syngenta 03-26-2015
HARTFORD - Syngenta Agronomy Service Representative Darrel Daniels of Hartford was recently honored by his peers with the national “Leader” award from Syngenta.
Thompson Investment Management names new CEO 03-25-2015
MADISON ­­— Thompson Investment Management, Inc. announced that Jason Stephens has been named the chief executive officer of the company, as well as of Thompson IM Funds, Inc., effective March 31.
Waukesha insurance agent Guzman earns top honor for customer service 03-24-2015
WAUKESHA - American Family Insurance agent Leticia Guzman has been recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program. 
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Heart Center achieves high rating 03-23-2015
MILWAUKEE — Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin Herma Heart Center has achieved a 3-star rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons or pediatric congenital heart surgery outcomes, according to an announcement Monday.
Frost & Sullivan honors Generac for natural gas generation 03-23-2015
TOWN OF GENESEE - Frost & Sullivan recently honored Generac Power Systems for its contribution to the North American natural gas generator set industry with the 2014 Natural Gas Generator Company of the Year Award.
WS Packaging names new CEO 03-23-2015
GREEN BAY — On Monday, WS Packaging Group, Inc. announced that Charlie Eitel has been named the Green Bay company’s chief executive officer effective April 1.
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