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Life sciences company to build $35M complex in Madison
MADISON, Wis. — Global life sciences company Eurofins Scientific plans to buy land in a Madison business park and build a $35 million laboratory and office building that could house nearly 500 employees.
Eisen Arms opens West Bend location 11-17-2018
WEST BEND — Eisen Arms opened in West Bend just in time for gun season in Wisconsin.
New Berlin manufacturer moving HQ to village 11-17-2018
MUKWONAGO — Mukwonago’s new industrial park will have a new tenant after the Village Board approved the site plan on Thursday night for Super Products, LLC, a manufacturer out of New Berlin.
Casey’s General Store to break ground in Hartford this spring 11-16-2018
HARTFORD — A city official said he believes ground will be broken in the spring for construction of a new Casey’s General Store on the city’s west side.
Club Pilates to open in Spur 16’s Wellness Center 11-16-2018
MEQUON — Club Pilates Mequon is the first business announced for Spur 16’s Wellness Center.
State unemployment at 3% in October 11-16-2018
MADISON — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate is at or below 3 percent for a record ninth month in a row.
Shoppers spend 5.6% more in October 11-16-2018
WAUKESHA — Consumers were feeling confident with their money in October and spent 5.6 percent more on retail items than October 2017, according to data released Thursday by the National Retail Federation.
Developer pitches condos for city’s far west side 11-16-2018
WAUKESHA — An Oconomowoc-based developer is looking to develop roughly 4 acres south of Summit Avenue, west of Woodland Hills Drive, into a 42unit condo development.
Business Alliance expands Schools2Skills program 11-15-2018
WAUKESHA — This school year, the Waukesha County Business Alliance is piloting two new Schools2Skills Healthcare tours with ProHealth Care in an attempt to expand the program and help educate future health care workers.
Still not enough votes for Kimberly-Clark tax break bill
MADISON, Wis. — Supporters of a $100 million incentive bill designed to keep open a Kimberly-Clark Corp. plant in northeastern Wisconsin argued Wednesday that taking no action would be devastating for the Appleton area and the entire state, though they remain short of the votes they need.
Repair and storage shop being considered by West Bend officials near Highway 45 11-14-2018
WEST BEND — City officials are considering another development project within the city adjacent to a former sand and gravel pit located to the west of the interstate.
Growing Germantown business to expand within industrial park 11-14-2018
GERMANTOWN — A growing company touting itself as a “multi-metal job shop” is about to expand its existing footprint within one of Germantown’s business parks, based on plans submitted to village officials.
Allied Resource Recovery celebrates 80 years of business
WAUKESHA — Allied Resource Recovery, Inc. (ARR), Wisconsin’s largest independently and family owned, full-service recycling company, has marked a major milestone, 80 years in business.
Neumann Developments begins Franklin residential subdivision 11-14-2018
FRANKLIN —Neumann Developments, Inc. has broken ground on the future site of 32 homesites for the first phase of Ryanwood Manor in Franklin.
About 75 workers to lose jobs when Cudahy Kmart closes
CUDAHY — The Kmart Corporation notified the state of Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on Tuesday that when its store in Cudahy closes at the end of January, about 75 people will lose their jobs.
Johnson Controls to sell Power Solutions for $13.2 billion
MILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls International plc announced Tuesday it has entered into an agreement to sell its Power Solutions business to Brookfield Business Partners L.P. for a cash transaction valued at $13.2 billion.
Metro Milwaukee home sales decline almost 6% in October 11-14-2018
WAUKESHA — Home sales continued their decline in metro Milwaukee during the month of October with the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors reporting a drop of 5.7 percent compared to October 2017.
Fleet Farm breaks ground 11-13-2018
All good things come to an end, but sometimes, it marks the beginning of something better.
Kapco branches out 11-13-2018
GRAFTON — Kapco Inc. and K-Nation Entertainment are pleased to announce the creation of Inspire America Speakers, a new division dedicated to securing high-profile individuals to deliver inspirational messages for a wide range of events.
Hartford panel recommends change to allow craft retreat house in residential area 11-13-2018
HARTFORD — A Hartford woman’s proposal to turn the former Redeemer Lutheran Church parsonage into a crafting retreat house is one step closer to becoming a reality after action recommended by the city’s Plan Commission during its regular monthly meeting Monday afternoon at City Hall.
Golf fitter store coming to Brookfield 11-13-2018
BROOKFIELD — Opening this month in Brookfield, Club Champion will have about 3,000 square feet of space with 5,000 hittable golf clubhead and shaft combinations.
Cafe De Arts opens Sussex location 11-13-2018
SUSSEX — One of Waukesha’s favorite coffee shops is now a chain.
Hartland Village Board flips opinion on ‘The North Forty’ condo project 11-13-2018
HARTLAND — The Hartland Village Board reconsidered and then approved The Glen at Overlook Trails condominium project at a meeting Monday night.
Employer benefits focus on education, training 11-10-2018
WAUKESHA — The U.S. Department of Labor’s recent numbers show that unemployment rates are holding firm at 3.7 percent, a nearly 50-year low. If you’re an employer, you don’t have to be told what this means: it’s tough to find great talent.
Report: retail imports steady before increased tariffs 11-10-2018
WAUKESHA - The National Retail Federation is reporting that imports into the United States remain steady before future increases in tariffs.
After ‘yes’ vote, work begins on closing dark store tax loophole 11-09-2018
WEST BEND — Among the ballot measures and candidates that voters decided on was an advisory referendum that asked voters to support legislation regarding the dark store tax, as it is commonly called.
Casey’s General Store surges into area
WEST BEND — The fifth largest pizza chain is opening new locations in Wisconsin, seven of which will be replacing Tri-Par gas stations.
Austrian company buys GE’s Distributed Power 11-09-2018
WAUKESHA — A young energy company has acquired GE’s Distributed Power, which includes operations in Waukesha.
Cafe De Arts to open 2nd location 11-08-2018
WAUKESHA — Popular Waukesha coffee shop and eatery Cafe De Arts, 830 W. St Paul Ave., is opening a second location.
Tag Lane Dairy reissued operating permit after four-year process 11-08-2018
IXONIA — Tag Lane Dairy has been reissued an operating permit after first reapplying in 2014.
Fresh Baked Touch of France coming to downtown 11-08-2018
OCONOMOWOC — Chef Jennifer Betances is looking to open Fresh Baked Touch of France, a new business at 114 E. Wisconsin Ave. that focuses around light French pastries and croissants.
Twisted Fire brings unique dishes, Wisconsin pride to Oconomowoc 11-08-2018
OCONOMOWOC — Twisted Fire, a new restaurant at 515 E. Wisconsin Ave. that creates dishes made with live fire, opened its doors on Nov. 1.
Manufacturing leads sectors in job gains for metro Milwaukee 11-08-2018
MILWAUKEE — About half of the economic indicators showed improvement in September for metro Milwaukee, but it was the manufacturing industry that shined the most, according to data released Wednesday by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce.
U.S. job openings dip but still exceed number of unemployed 11-07-2018
WASHINGTON — The number of jobs posted by U.S. employers declined slightly in September but still exceeded the number of unemployed Americans and remained near a two-decade high.
Gardner Denver acquires Canadian company 11-07-2018
MILWAUKEE — Gardner Denver Holdings Inc. announced Tuesday it has acquired a Canadian company through a cash acquisition.
Lakeland Chevrolet sold to Badger Truck Center 11-07-2018
MILWAUKEE — Badger Truck Center announced Tuesday it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Lakeland Chevrolet of Lake Mills.
Two fast-track projects receive nods at special meeting
CEDARBURG — In calling a special meeting to revisit plans for improvements to buildings on nearly opposite sides of the city last week, the Cedarburg Plan Commission unanimously approved an expansion plan for Redeemer Lutheran Church on Wauwatosa Road and architectural modifications for the L& G Express tavern building on Portland Road.
Time For One Last Cup of Mud 11-06-2018
RICHFIELD — As plans to sell and rebuild the Richfield Truck Stop-Exxon gas station develop, customers of its decades-old diner voice disappointment in losing the charming restaurant.
Regal Beloit reports 3Q earnings 11-06-2018
BELOIT — Regal Beloit Corp. (RBC) on Monday reported third-quarter earnings of $51.3 million.
Fed likely to keep rates on hold and sketch a bright outlook 11-05-2018
WASHINGTON — With the economy strong, wages rising and unemployment at a near-five-decade low, the Federal Reserve remains on track to keep raising interest rates — just not this week.
Falls vet clinic gets online TV show 11-04-2018
MENOMONEE FALLS — Brook-Falls Veterinary Hospital & Exotic Care will debut its short TV series on basic pet care in the modern age on Facebook, YouTube and other online platforms on Nov. 12.
Marcus Theatres buys New Orleans-based company 11-03-2018
MILWAUKEE - Marcus Theatres announced Friday it is in the process of purchasing New Orleans-based Movie Tavern from VSS-Southern Theatres, LLC.
US adds robust 250,000 jobs; pay growth fastest since 2009 11-02-2018
WASHINGTON — The final major economic report before Tuesday's congressional elections showed that U.S. employers added a stellar 250,000 jobs in October and raised average pay by the most in nearly a decade.
Kwik Trip gets green light from Richfield officials 11-02-2018
RICHFIELD — Two village panels recommended approval of plans for the construction of a new Kwik Trip facility in the village Thursday night on the site of the Richfield Truck Stop-Exxon gas station at 2900 Highway 167.
Minnesota auto group breaks ground on Honda dealership in West Bend 11-02-2018
WEST BEND — In about two years, the northwest side of West Bend on Highway 33 is going to look a lot different.
Supporting veterans’ businesses and more 11-02-2018
MILWAUKEE — For its third year, the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce presents Veterans Week Nov. 5-10, with Veterans Day observed Nov. 11.
Net sales increase almost 23% for Generac 11-02-2018
TOWN OF GENESEE — Generac Holdings Inc. reported Thursday that its net sales increased 22.7 percent for a total of $559.5 million during the third quarter of 2018, compared to $455.8 million for last year’s third quarter.
With employers eager to fill jobs, hiring could stay strong 11-01-2018
WASHINGTON — Against the backdrop of next week's midterm elections, the U.S. job market is the healthiest it's been in at least two decades.
Pick ’n Save, Metro Market holding holiday job interviews Saturday 11-01-2018
MILWAUKEE – Pick ’n Save and Metro Market locations are looking to hire more than 500 full- and part-time employees across the state of Wisconsin leading into the busy holiday season.
State’s first lady, Kleefisch celebrate women-owned businesses in Hartford
HARTFORD — Wisconsin first lady Tonette Walker and Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch visited Mantz Automation Inc. on Wednesday, one of four stops on the day to visit and celebrate companies owned by women in the state.
Sunlite Plastics lays off 58 in Germantown 11-01-2018
GERMANTOWN — Sunlite Plastics, Inc. informed the state Wednesday it had reduced its workforce at its Germantown location by 58 employees.
Quad/Graphics’ sales increase 2.4% in third quarter 11-01-2018
SUSSEX — Sales and earnings were up at Quad/Graphics, Inc. in Sussex during its recently completed third quarter, the company reported Wednesday.
County voters to decide on dark store advisory referendum at the polls Tuesday 10-31-2018
WEST BEND — Aside from selecting the candidates they would like elected to the United States Senate, to the governor’s mansion and the multitude of contests for local offices, county voters must also decide whether they support a measure for altering how assessors value property for corporate retailers.
US companies hiring at robust pace, wages rise faster
WASHINGTON — U.S. companies added 227,000 jobs in October, according to a private survey, a healthy gain that suggests businesses can still find workers even with the unemployment rate striking 49-year lows.
Startup hopes to bring driverless tractors into the mainstream 10-31-2018
Seven years ago, three of the largest farm-equipment companies in America said they were close to introducing technology that would allow farmers to use driverless tractors pulling grain carts during the harvest.
Hartford firm buys historic northern Wisconsin home 10-31-2018
HARTFORD — A Hartford area development company, experienced in restoring historic buildings, has purchased the home of former Chicago Mayor Edward Kelly on Catfish Lake on the Eagle River Chain of Lakes with the idea of restoring it to its former glory.
Manitou North America launches new products 10-31-2018
WEST BEND — A new selection of machines were presented during Manitou North America’s recent annual dealer meeting in Milwaukee.
Big Systems to distribute XYZ 3D printers 10-31-2018
MENOMONEE FALLS — Big Systems LLC has signed an agreement with XYZ Printing to distribute its 3D printing equipment in the Midwest.
The Cottage: A labor of love 10-30-2018
CEDARBURG — With an inventory of scented candles, luxurious loungewear, scented lotions and rustic decor, The Cottage at Cedarburg would be just the type of charming, small-town store where Barb Rewerts would love to shop – if she didn’t already own the place.
Sears Outlet Store announces opening of new location in Germantown 10-30-2018
GERMANTOWN — Sears Hometown and Outlet Stores Inc. has opened a new Sears Outlet Store at N96 W18650 County Line Road in Germantown.
Subdivision concept on hold 10-30-2018
GRAFTON — A newly proposed subdivision for the village of Grafton will need adjusting before it can move forward.
Kwik Trip proposes new location in Richfield 10-30-2018
RICHFIELD — There soon could be major changes at the intersection of highways 41/45 and 167 in the village.
Milwaukee Athletic Club employees to be laid off during renovations 10-30-2018
WAUKESHA — The employees at the Milwaukee Athletic Club on Broadway will lose their jobs while the facility is renovated.
Buckhead Back Bar Saloon will return to Old World Third
WAUKESHA — Three years after closing, Buckhead Saloon will return to Old World Third Street as Buckhead Back Bar Saloon with a grand reopening party Friday and Saturday.
Elkhart Lake resort to get restored and renovated 10-30-2018
WAUKESHA — The former Victorian Village in Elkhart Lake will be renovated and transformed into the Shore Club this winter.
Scramblers coming to Pabst Farms in Oconomowoc 10-30-2018
OCONOMOWOC — Breakfast, lunch and brunch restaurant Scramblers is making its Wisconsin debut in Pabst Farms at 1320 Pabst Farms Circle sometime in early December.
Hendricks among Forbes 400 richest 10-30-2018
DELAFIELD — Diane Hendricks, co-founder and chair of ABC Supply Company and Hendricks Commercial Properties, is the 76th wealthiest individual in the country according to the Forbes Magazine 400 list released earlier this month.
Inspire program educates school officials on local jobs for students 10-29-2018
JACKSON — In 1999, working as a cook in a nursing home, Dominic Cecola was working toward a career in culinary arts, aspiring to be a chef in a restaurant.
There’s No Place Like Home 10-29-2018
OCONOMOWOC — When Lisa Gottfried started her business, There’s No Place Like Home, a home decor and furniture boutique, in March 2016, she quickly realized her space wasn’t big enough to fulfill her dream.
Lyft Milwaukee to offer Election Day discounts on rides
WAUKESHA — Lyft, one of several ridesharing apps, announced this week that riders trying to make it to the polls on election day will be able to take advantage of a discount in the Milwaukee area.
Walker announces $5.1 million in Commute to Careers grants 10-27-2018
WAUKESHA — Gov. Scott Walker announced Friday that 29 grants, totaling more than $5.1 million, have been awarded under the Commute to Careers program, a multi-agency initiative to eliminate transportation barriers for workers seeking to advance their careers or enter the workforce. 
ProHealth Care’s Heart and Vascular Center opens Monday 10-27-2018
WAUKESHA — ProHealth Care’s new Heart and Vascular Center on the Waukesha Memorial Hospital campus will start taking patients on Monday, wrapping up a year’s worth of construction and a goal to create a bigger, better space for outpatient heart care.
Mike Jackson, C. Wiesler’s celebrate 30th anniversary 10-26-2018
CEDARBURG - There’s a bit of irony in the fact that 30 years ago, Mike Jackson turned down a job offer to open C. Wiesler’s in downtown Cedarburg.
Veterans Chamber of Commerce to celebrate Milwaukee vets’ businesses 10-26-2018
MILWAUKEE - In recognition of Veterans Day, the Wisconsin Veterans Chamber of Commerce is inviting those in the Milwaukee area to attend a weeklong series of events that will celebrate and honor veterans, service members and veteran-owned businesses. 
Meijer expands home delivery service in Midwest 10-26-2018
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Meijer has announced the expansion of its Meijer Home Delivery program to include pickup options at stores across the Midwest, building on a chain-wide initiative to offer customers multiple ways to conveniently shop its stores.
Nashotah construction firm selected for distribution company facility remodel 10-25-2018
NASHOTAH — Nashotah-based construction company MSI General Corporation has been selected to remodel the Central Garden & Pet facility located at 5401 W. Oakwood Park Drive in Franklin.
Delafield facing another Walmart assessment challenge
DELAFIELD — Walmart has filed another lawsuit against Delafield, claiming the municipality overvalued its Walmart Supercenter at 2863 Heritage Drive by more than $8.8 million this year.
Survey: Consumer holiday spending to increase 4.1% over ’17 10-25-2018
WASHINGTON — Consumers say they will spend an average of $1,007.24 during the holiday season this year, up 4.1 percent from the $967.13 they said they would spend last year, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics.
Madison Bimbo Bakery to shut doors Jan. 2 10-25-2018
OCONOMOWOC — The Bimbo Bakery at 3401 E. Washington St. in Madison will be closing its doors on Jan. 2, 2019, the bread and bun manufacturer announced Wednesday.
New Taco Bell coming to Summit Avenue corridor 10-25-2018
OCONOMOWOC — After years of vacancy in the Hwy 67 corridor, the site at 1750 Summit Ave. will play host to a new Taco Bell restaurant.
Transit advocates seek county’s assistance 10-24-2018
WAUKESHA — Transit advocates were barred from addressing the Waukesha County Board on Tuesday night about what they see as a pressing need for better bus service needed to connect Milwaukee workers with jobs in Waukesha County.
Approyo moves HQ to Brookfield 10-24-2018
BROOKFIELD — Approyo, a Milwaukee-based tech company, recently moved into its new headquarters at 13100 W. Lisbon Road, Suite 500 in Brookfield, according to a press release.
Realtors’ group adopts electronic lock boxes 10-23-2018
MILWAUKEE — The Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors is in the process of implementing a new electronic lock box program throughout its four-county area, which includes Ozaukee County.
Roundy’s launches Home Chef meal kits 10-23-2018
MILWAUKEE — Home Chef meal kits are now available for in-store purchase at 25 select Wisconsin Pick ’n Save and Metro Market stores in the Milwaukee metropolitan area, according to a news release from Roundy’s.
Financial literacy 10-23-2018
OCONOMOWOC — First Bank Financial Centre, which has two local branches, has reintroduced its Financial Education Centre, a free online resource intended to provide useful information about banking and finances.
Still open for business 10-23-2018
CEDARBURG — While it remains true that there are new owners of the L& G Express Tavern building at N50 W5586 Portland Road in Cedarburg and they have plans to give the building a freshening up, there’s one “fixture” that is staying the same.
A restaurant to call his own 10-23-2018
CEDARBURG — One of the newest additions to Cedarburg’s culinary landscape is Le’s Pho, a Vietnamese restaurant that opened in June on Washington Avenue, just north of Pioneer Road.
Hanging up his clippers after almost half a century 10-23-2018
TOWN OF AUBURN — A message written in red on a piece of paper taped to a window is all you need to know about what Richard’s Kut & Style, N192 Highway 45, meant to the community.
The Glen condo development postponed until January
HARTLAND — The Glen at Overlook Trails condominium proposal will likely return to the Plan Commission after a few Village Board members felt certain elements of the project still needed clarification at a public hearing Monday night.
BLiNK to return to Mayfair Mall 10-23-2018
OCONOMOWOC — Opening in a less than two weeks, BLiNK Artisan Boutique will again have a retail location in Mayfair Mall for the holiday season.
School has students on the road to independence 10-23-2018
WAUKESHA — A project for an expanded Wisconsin Independent Learning College was underway in Brookfield when a series of setbacks arose.
Waukesha gas station lawsuit dismissed 10-21-2018
WAUKESHA — A lawsuit filed by a local gas station owner against the city has been dismissed.
Starbucks proposed for spot in Woodman’s outlot 10-21-2018
WAUKESHA — The city could be getting another Starbucks.
HOBO to close West Allis, Milwaukee locations 10-20-2018
WAUKESHA — The two locations of Home Owners Bargain Outlet, better known as HOBO, will be closed in the greater Milwaukee area. About 104 employees will be affected.
UWM study predicts 'massive economic hit' if bus routes end to suburbs 10-20-2018
WAUKESHA — An economic impact study recently released by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee’s Center for Economic Development showed that local areas with strong job growth and large numbers of job opportunities will no longer be accessible by transit if the Milwaukee County Transit System’s JobLines Routes 6 and 61 are discontinued at the end of the year.
US home sales fell in September to slowest pace in 3 years 10-19-2018
WASHINGTON — U.S. home sales fell for the sixth straight month in September, a sign that housing has increasingly become a weak spot for the economy.
Snap-On reports $163M in 3Q income 10-19-2018
KENOSHA — Snap-On Inc. (SNA) on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $163.2 million.
Exact Sciences acquires medical technology developer
WAUKESHA — Exact Sciences announced Thursday it acquired Biomatrica, a developer, manufacturer and provider of sample preservation technology that includes blood and saliva sample collection tubes.
Hartford panel OKs rezoning for multi-family development 10-19-2018
HARTFORD — If a proposed multifamily development along South Wilson Avenue comes to fruition the city multi-family housing stock will receive a large boost.
Milwaukee’s REV Group creates natural gas-fueled tractor 10-19-2018
WAUKESHA — Engines in some of REV Group’s terminal tractors just got cleaner with the introduction of liquid natural gas-fueled engines.
Briggs & Stratton creates limited edition Ferris mower 10-19-2018
WAUKESHA — To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its suspension technology, Briggs & Stratton Corporation has introduced the Ferris IS 3200 Midnight limited edition commercial mower.
Wisconsin unemployment below 3% for eighth month
MADISON — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate notched an eighth straight month under 3 percent, more positive economic news for Gov. Scott Walker with the election just over two weeks away.
Historic train depot project receives $250,000 state grant 10-19-2018
BROOKFIELD — The relocation and renovation of a former historic train depot in Brookfield will get a financial boost from the state with a $250,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation.
Hartland planners split on The Glen at Overlook 10-19-2018
HARTLAND — Plan commissioners are divided by layout and road ownership details for The Glen at Overlook Trails condominium project days before the public hearing slated for 7 p.m. on Monday.
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SERVPRO joins Business Alliance 11-19-2018
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Business Alliance recently welcomed SERVPRO as a new member.
ABCD joins Alliance 11-19-2018
GLENDALE — ABCD (After Breast Cancer Diagnosis) is a nonprofit in Glendale that provides free, genuinely personal help and support to those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer.
Stack41 joins Alliance 11-16-2018
MILWAUKEE — Stack41, a private cloud service provider in Milwaukee, recently joined the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
Business Alliance welcomes Connoils 11-16-2018
WAUKESHA — Tom Casanova of the Waukesha County Business Alliance, left, welcomes Stacy Peterson of Connoils LLC to the Alliance.
Cedar Crest Ice Cream wins outstanding marketing awards 11-15-2018
CEDARBURG — Cedar Crest Ice Cream received two outstanding marketing awards from QCS Purchasing, a member-owned, not-for-profit supply-chain solutions provider for the food and beverage industry, as part of its annual awards competition.
Froedtert & MCW Cancer Network earns national award
MILWAUKEE — The Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network announced Tuesday it is the recipient of the 2018 Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey, recognizing the institution’s “sustained excellence in patient experience.”
Kohler Credit Union hires new manager 11-13-2018
KOHLER — Kohler Credit Union has hired Mark Klapperich as its retail relationship manager.
PWSB announces new vice president 11-13-2018
PORT WASHINGTON — Port Washington State Bank recently promoted Shelly Hartmann to vice president/compliance officer.
Johnson Financial Group announces hiring of new community mortgage loan officer 11-13-2018
MILWAUKEE — Geoffrey Simons has joined Johnson Financial Group as a community mortgage loan officer, Regional President Gus Hernandez announced recently.
Aurora Health Center named West Bend Chamber’s Large Employer of the Year 11-12-2018
WEST BEND — Aurora Health Center received the top award at the West Bend Chamber of Commerce’s annual awards banquet Wednesday at the West Bend Mutual Insurance Company/ Prairie Center — Large Business of the Year.
Business Alliance welcomes SPEARity 11-12-2018
MILWAUKEE — SPEARity recently joined the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
Habitat for Humanity ReStore celebrates expansion 11-11-2018
WAUKESHA – The Habitat for Humanity ReStore at 2120 E. Moreland Boulevard has always been a popular place to pick up used hardware, appliances and furniture for the home, but the operation now has a lot more more room to hold all of its offerings.
Fiserv executive recognized for empowering women 11-09-2018
BROOKFIELD — One of the top executives at Fiserv, Inc. has been recognized with the 2018 Goldman Sachs-Fortune Global Women Leaders Award.
Cedarburg chamber seeks nominations for ‘Ladies who Lead’ awards 11-08-2018
CEDARBURG — The Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce is seeking nominations for the second annual 'Ladies Who Lead' luncheon, to be held on Tuesday, Feb. 19 at the Ozaukee Pavilion.
Andreas takes job as Fermentorium communications director 11-08-2018
CEDARBURG — Outgoing Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce Director Jennifer Andreas announced that she has taken a job as director of communications and outreach for the Fermentorium Beverage Company.
Emergency Disaster Recovery receives Golden Hammer 11-07-2018
HARTLAND — The Hartland Chamber of Commerce recently awarded its Golden Hammer to Emergency Disaster Recovery for property improvements.
Alliance welcomes new member 11-06-2018
JEFFERSON — CardConnect SE Wisconsin recently joined the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
Business Alliance welcomes Diversified Benefit Services
WAUKESHA — Diversified Benefit Services, a third-party administrator of account-based benefit plans, recently joined the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
The Starr Group joins Alliance 11-06-2018
GREENFIELD — The Starr Group, an insurance and risk management agency in Greenfield, recently joined the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
Mequon’s Bear Arms celebrates opening 11-06-2018
Members of the Mequon-Thiensville Chamber of Commerce, along with Mequon officials and others in the community, gathered Oct. 23 to help owner Cheryle Rebholz, holding scissors, celebrate the opening of Bear Arms, a boutique shooting range at 9653 N. Granville Road.
Prairie Financial Group hires Durham 11-02-2018
WAUKESHA — Prairie Financial Group, a division of Waukesha State Bank, has hired Jean Durham as senior personal trust associate.
Pokwinski joins MSI General 11-02-2018
OCONOMOWOC — MSI General Corp. recently hired Kyle H. Pokwinski as a project estimator.
Charleston|Orwig hires Rohweder 11-02-2018
HARTLAND — Amy Rohweder recently joined Charleston|Orwig as media buyer and planner.
Alumna gives Marquette’s College of Nursing $1 million
WAUKESHA — The Marquette University College of Nursing is the recipient of an estate gift of $1 million from Barbara Regan, a 1959 alumna of the College of Nursing.
Gervais earns ‘top-mom’ advisor honor 10-30-2018
MEQUON — Lori Gervais, director of The Gervais Group at Baird, has been selected to be part of the second-annual “Top Wealth Advisor Moms,” list, released earlier this month by Working Mother magazine and SHOOK Research.
Area banks honored as best to work for 10-30-2018
MILWAUKEE — First Bank Financial Centre has been named a “Best Bank to Work For” by American Banker Magazine for the third year in a row.
River Club announces changes 10-30-2018
MEQUON — The River Club of Mequon has announced a new management team that its new general manager said is committed to “improving all aspects of the club.”
Lumos Salon opens in Hartland 10-25-2018
HARTLAND — The Hartland Chamber of Commerce board of directors and ambassadors hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony recently at Lumos Salon, 151 E. Capitol Drive, to celebrate its successful opening in Hartland.
Waukesha State Bank hires commercial bankers 10-23-2018
WAUKESHA — Waukesha State Bank, a full-service community bank with 13 locations in Waukesha County, has hired David Rosenwald as vice president — commercial banking team lead and Kyle Kees as vice president — commercial banking officer.
Downtown Dough marks 20 years 10-23-2018
Downtown Dough, a prominent part of historic downtown Cedarburg with its storefront at W63 N658 Washington Ave., celebrated its 20th anniversary earlier this month with others from the Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce.
Spectrum Reach celebrates Brookfield location 10-22-2018
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony in conjunction with the Driven By Data Truck Tour at Spectrum Reach in Brookfield.
Smiley Barn Toy & Candy Store join Delafield chamber
DELAFIELD — The Delafield Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new member The Smiley Barn Toy & Candy Store.
Generac honored with employer award
TOWN OF GENESEE — Generac has been honored with the Exemplary Employer Award for its recruitment and hiring of people with disabilities.
Grafton-based Gilman Precision adds Patrick Phillips to its sales team 10-16-2018
GRAFTON — Patrick Phillips has been hired by Gilman Precision in Grafton as a business development specialist.
First Bank Financial Centre finalist for excellence award
OCONOMOWOC — First Bank Financial Centre has been named a finalist in BizTimes Media’s Nonprofit Excellence Awards.
Menomonee Falls Senior Center has received accreditation 10-16-2018
MENOMONEE FALLS — For the second year in a row, The Menomonee Falls Senior Center has received accreditation by the Wisconsin Association of Senior Centers.
Kohl’s donates $500,000 to Hurricane Michael relief 10-16-2018
MENOMONEE FALLS — To help those affected by Hurricane Michael, Kohl’s announced Monday it is donating $500,000 to the American Red Cross.
Northwestern Mutual donates $600,000 to fight childhood cancer 10-16-2018
MILWAUKEE — Northwestern Mutual announced Monday it has donated $600,000 to fight childhood cancer through its foundation.
Quad/Graphics recognized by women’s group 10-16-2018
WEST BEND — Quad/Graphics was recognized by Milwaukee Women Inc. for having the most female executives out of the 50 largest public companies in the state.
GE Healthcare is platinum-level sponsor of Waukesha education 10-11-2018
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha Education Foundation Inc. announced Wednesday that GE Healthcare has signed on to be a platinum-level annual sponsor.
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