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US economy surged at 3.7 percent rate in April-June quarter
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy posted a much bigger rebound in growth during the spring than previously reported, thanks to improvements in a number of areas including consumer spending and business investment. The economy expanded at an annual rate of 3.7 percent in the April-June quarter, more than a percentage point greater than the 2.3 percent originally estimated, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.

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American Family expands partnership with UW-Madison 08-27-2015
MADISON — American Family Insurance announced Thursday it has pledged $10 million to the University of Wisconsin-Madison to be used during the next 10 years to support academic programs, research, athletics and charitable activities.
Tim O’Brien Homes to integrate new wall systems 08-27-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Tim O’Brien Homes will incorporate the BASF HP+ Wall System in all of its newly constructed homes going forward.
Two Waukesha businesses to hold opening celebrations Friday 08-27-2015
WAUKESHA — Downtown Waukesha will take on a celebratory tone Friday when two new businesses hold grand opening events.
WEDC provides grant to support women-led ventures
MADISON — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation awarded a $200,000 grant to Madison-based Doyenne Group Inc. to support women-led innovative ventures in Wisconsin, according to an announcement.
Super Bottling Parking buys West Allis retail building
WEST ALLIS — Super Bottle Parking LLC recently purchased a 1,350-square-foot retail building at 7606 W. Greenfield Ave. from Charles R. Bacun to be used as a parking lot for its adjacent business.
The ebb and flow of downtown 08-27-2015
CEDARBURG — At least two spacious retail shops are closing in downtown Cedarburg, while others expand and relocate as part of the latest round of shuffling in the historic district.
Mukwonago offers loan program to local businesses 08-27-2015
MUKWONAGO — Mukwonago is offering an economic development loan program to local businesses and start-ups located in the village.
Farming for answers 08-27-2015
OCONOMOWOC — “Pabst Farms” are two words that often stir up strong opinions among residents of Oconomowoc. After a decade, people still are asking a seemingly simple question: “What’s going on out there?”
McDonald’s hearing today 08-27-2015
GRAFTON — A hearing was scheduled for this morning to consider the contentious issue of the McDonald’s that was planned for the Grafton Commons development.
Group digs into Cedarburg master plan 08-27-2015
CEDARBURG — A panel devoted to studying and recommending economic development efforts in the city of Cedarburg’s downtown district is expected to dig into a 4-year-old document and potentially make a series of recommendations.
Ammo retailer wants to expand 08-27-2015
HARTFORD - A Hartford retailer in business for five years wants to move to a larger location to store about 1,000 pounds of smokeless gunpowder.
Workforce Development offers $4,000 scholarship 08-27-2015
PEWAUKEE - Recognizing that it can be hard, if not impossible, for some people to pursue their career goals due to financial constraints, the Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board is offering a $4,000 scholarship to help an individual in need.
United Way sets $60 million fundraising goal 08-27-2015
MILWAUKEE - The United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County has set its first Community Campaign goal as a merged entity at $60 million.
Waukesha County unemployment drops to 3.9% 08-27-2015
MILWAUKEE - The unemployment rate for the metro Milwaukee area continued to decrease in July with Waukesha County dropping beneath the 4-percent mark.
New tactical vehicle contract a big boost for Oshkosh
OSHKOSH — A lucrative military contract awarded to Wisconsin-based Oshkosh Corp. to build the Humvee’s replacement will provide an economic boost to the city of Oshkosh and across the state, company and local leaders said Wednesday.
Aeroshade closed in Waukesha 08-26-2015
WAUKESHA — The Aeroshade facility that once produced wooden shades and folding doors has closed.
Skipper Bud’s seeks to add watercraft service building in Waukesha 08-26-2015
WAUKESHA — As business continues to rebound after the Recession, Skipper Bud’s President Mike Pretasky Jr. said he wants to expand into an additional facility in order to improve customer service.
Annex Wealth Management opens Delafield office 08-26-2015
DELAFIELD — Elm Grove-based Annex Wealth Management announced it has opened its third office location at 2301 Sun Valley Drive in Delafield.
Get info on Social Security and finance 08-26-2015
MUSKEGO — Edward Jones is sponsoring an informational evening on retirement finances and Social Security on Sept. 16.
Bon-Ton opens Ohio distribution center
MILWAUKEE -  The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced the grand opening of its 743,000-square-foot direct-to-consumer fulfillment center in West Jefferson, Ohio on Wednesday.
A new phase Over the Moon 08-26-2015
Over the Moon has come full circle. The business, which features new, vintage and handmade items geared toward women, recently moved to Barton Avenue — a place with quite a history.
Change leads to innovation 08-26-2015
WAUKESHA - Without humans adapting to change, there would be no innovation.
Army awards tactical vehicle contract to Oshkosh Corp.
OSHKOSH — Wisconsin- based Oshkosh Corp. has won a major contract to build a new combat vehicle to replace a large share of the military’s Humvee troop carriers.
Sunset Homes condos could benefit from $1.6 million city loan 08-26-2015
WAUKESHA - A proposed amendment to a tax incremental district would provide some Sunset Homes Condominiums with a $1.6 million loan to use for “common area repairs,” including roof leaks and building siding that has fallen into disrepair.
Small business symposium to be held Sept. 10 08-26-2015
WAUKESHA - A small business symposium will be held Sept. 10 at Carroll University.
Reed Hall to retire as Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO 08-25-2015
MADISON — In a letter Tuesday, Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation CEO and Secretary Reed Hall announced that he plans to return to retirement after taking what was supposed to be a temporary position leading the WEDC.
Mequon Town Center taking shape
MEQUON — The Mequon Town Center is springing to life. A number of businesses are already open at the development that has been under construction at Mequon and Cedarburg roads.
FluGen raises $12 million in financing 08-25-2015
MADISON - FluGen Inc., a biotechnology company developing a “universal” influenza vaccine, announced Tuesday it completed a $12 million series A financing.
Finding a niche 08-25-2015
MEQUON - The timing could not have been worse – nor could it have actually been better – for John and Alex DeToro to start Techteriors.
Major Meijer excavation 08-25-2015
WAUKESHA - Workers from Super Excavators use heavy equipment to move large portions of a hillside to give access to the site of the new Meijer store on Sunset Drive at Tenny Avenue on Monday.
PolyFirst project may get a big boost 08-25-2015
HARTFORD - The creation of 40 jobs at a Hartford manufacturer could get a boost if Hartford leaders approve a Tax Incremental Finance district.
Costco recruiters set up shop in tents around New Berlin
NEW BERLIN- To boost membership numbers ahead of its much-anticipated new store opening in New Berlin, Costco is taking its operations roadside.
Steinhafels hosts job fair 08-25-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - Prospective Steinhafels employees fill out online applications during a job fair held on Monday at the company headquarters.
Finding a business mentor 08-25-2015
OCONOMOWOC - Launching a small business can feel intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be an isolating experience, said SCORE mentor Dave Maaske.
Carnevor to move to new location in Milwaukee 08-24-2015
MILWAUKEE — After 10 years of being located at 724 N. Milwaukee St., Carnevor Steakhouse Moderne will move down the street in November.
Sally’s Sweet Shoppe to celebrate 5th anniversary 08-24-2015
GENESEE DEPOT — Sally’s Sweet Shoppe will celebrate its fifth anniversary next week with free treats and drawings.
Roundy’s opens 33rd Mariano’s in Chicagoland 08-24-2015
MILWAUKEE — Roundy’s will open its 33rd Mariano’s grocery store in Northbrook, Ill. on Tuesday.
Chief operating officer to leave Joy Global 08-24-2015
MILWAUKEE — Joy Global Inc. announced that Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President Randal W. Baker will leave the company effective Sept. 4 in order to pursue other opportunities.
Volunteers spruce up Waukesha schools 08-24-2015
WAUKESHA - When Waukesha students return to school in two weeks, they may notice a new mural or inspirational quote on the wall, colorful foliage out front and the fresh sawdust on some recently built wooden tables and benches.
‘Not your Wisconsin Dells GO KARTS’
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — For those with racing in their blood and dreams of one day winning a rain-soaked Formula One road course in Monaco like Michael Schumacher, they’ll feel at home in the new Veloce Indoor Speedway.
Kefir production begins at former Golden Guernsey plant 08-22-2015
WAUKESHA - Lifeway Foods, Inc. announced Friday it began producing kefir at its new Waukesha facility in the former Golden Guernsey dairy plant.
Businesses prep for PREP FOOTBALL 08-22-2015
WAUKESHA — With the recent crisper nights, anticipation has grown for the start of the high school football season by the players and fans and the businesses that see an uptick in sales during the season.
Public hearing on possible redevelopment of former bowling alley site 08-22-2015
WAUKESHA - A tax incremental district could help to fund the redevelopment of a vacant bowling alley into an industrial building on Northview Road in Waukesha.
Name change for ProHealth Care Medical Associates 08-22-2015
WAUKESHA - ProHealth Care has announced it is changing the name and signage of its 14 clinic locations to all be ProHealth Medical Group.
Smithfield Foods to expand Cudahy facility 08-21-2015
CUDAHY — Smithfield Foods announced it broke ground this week on an expansion in Cudahy that will house four new smokehouses and two dry rooms.
BID member suggests parking changes 08-21-2015
WEST BEND - A few blocks of parking in the downtown area could see changes down the road.
More for gas? 08-21-2015
WEST BEND - Why is gas so expensive in West Bend?
Ellenbecker Investment Group is County Exec’s Business of the Year 08-21-2015
WAUKESHA - Ellenbecker Investment Group’s website states the company’s philosophy is to “help you understand what you need to do to achieve your goals.”
Offering a legal hand 08-21-2015
WAUKESHA - Considering himself an entrepreneur at heart, Waukesha attorney Derek Hawkins said he is in a unique position to help other startups and small businesses navigate the often murky waters of the business world.
Uber good 08-21-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - Providing rides in his Lexus via the Uber rideshare program has given new resident Dale Kolbus an opportunity to learn the metro Milwaukee area, while earning some money and advertising his skin care business.
Bank sells Wauwatosa industrial building 08-20-2015
WAUWATOSA — Bank First National Sheboygan recently sold an 18,270-square-foot industrial building at 3000 N. 117th St.
Mortara to construct Milwaukee facility, add more than 150 jobs 08-20-2015
MILWAUKEE — Mortara Instrument, Inc. announced Thursday it broke ground on a manufacturing and distribution facility in Milwaukee that is anticipated to create more than 150 new jobs during the next five years.
Nearly 1,000 jobseekers anticipated to attend autumn job fair 08-20-2015
PEWAUKEE — Companies that register for the Workforce Development Center Autumn Recruitment Fair will have access to nearly 1,000 jobseekers this October.
New storage facility opens near Goerkes Corners 08-20-2015
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — The 93,000 square-foot Self Storage of Goerkes Corners recently opened at 21300 Doral Road.
Sales decline for Boston Store parent company 08-20-2015
MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. reported Thursday that its comparable store sales declined 1.3 percent during its second quarter when compared to the same period in 2014.
Distillery proposed for downtown property 08-20-2015
CEDARBURG — A new start-up distillery with a bar and lounge could be heading to historic downtown Cedarburg if approved by the city’s Plan Commission.
The Spoon seems closed 08-20-2015
WAUKESHA - The Spoon restaurant at 928 N. Hartwell Ave. appears to have closed.
Teaching discipline 08-20-2015
WAUKESHA - For about 40 years, Ed Kahle has been learning and teaching taekwondo, and now as he approaches retirement, he has decided to open his own studio in Waukesha.
Spicing up Main Street 08-20-2015
WAUKESHA - Bill Seegers is boldly going where no one has gone before in downtown Waukesha with his homemade salsas, sauces, ketchups and dip mixes.
Area coffee shop to open new location in former Sprizzo’s
WAUKESHA - The former Sprizzo Gallery Caffe may soon get a new life as a coffee shop with the touch of already successful business owners.
Former Kohl’s executive named chief information officer for Canadian company 08-19-2015
TORONTO — A top Kohl’s executive that the Wisconsin company fought to prevent from taking a chief information officer position with Hudson’s Bay Company has assumed that position, according to an announcement this week.
Comfort, food and friends at Perc Place
HARTFORD — Beyond the food, there is a feast for the eyes and the other senses at Perc Place.
Two business tenant buildings to be constructed in Hartford 08-19-2015
HARTFORD — Resident and businessman Jay Schnorenberg believes in his community — so much so he’s willing to invest between $500,000-$600,000 to construct two more contractor tenant buildings near Hartford’s industrial park.
Plans for houses at former Brookfield quarry move forward 09-19-2015
BROOKFIELD - The debate during Tuesday night’s meeting did not focus on the specific plan and survey map for 113 proposed houses at the former quarry on Burleigh Road, but instead centered on whether the park within the development should be named after the Regal family, which is developing the land and donating a portion of it to the city for a park.
Business Alliance draws political, business sides together for networking event 08-19-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - Sometimes one firm handshake and a conversation can do more for a business than any number of phone calls and emails.
Kangaroo Brands expands in Milwaukee, will create 25 jobs 08-18-2015
MILWAUKEE — Kangaroo Brands, Inc., a Milwaukee-based manufacturer of specialty breads and frozen handheld sandwiches, announced Tuesday it completed an expansion in the Milwaukee area that will generate 25 new jobs.
Medical College awarded $20 million award 08-18-2015
MILWAUKEE - The Medical College of Wisconsin received a five-year, $20 million Clinical and Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Blues Factory in Port Washington takes early step forward 08-18-2015
PORT WASHINGTON — A proposed $4.75 million cultural and entertainment complex on the waterfront in Port Washington received an early approval Monday.
Steinhafels to hold job fair 08-18-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE —Steinhafels will hold a job fair on Monday to help fill the positions being created by its recently announced expansion.
Council paves way for Sheboygan Road subdivision 8-18-2015
CEDARBURG — The Cedarburg Common Council recently approved three key items needed to build The Glen at Cedar Creek subdivision and the new regional lift station at Sheboygan Road and Highway 60.
A cog in the community 08-18-2015
There is no great secret to sustaining a business for 166 years, yet that doesn’t mean it’s an easy task either.
Delta Defense considering local expansion 08-18-2015
WEST BEND - Delta Defense LLC plans to build a new national headquarters and is considering West Bend as a location.
A storybook farm 08-18-2015
MUSKEGO - The Godsells’ six-acre farm resembles a place out of a child’s storybook, with pens containing pigs, goats, horses, chickens and ducks that stand near a log cabin decorated for birthday parties.
Plans to develop New Berlin's Moorland Road Corridor advance 08-18-2015
NEW BERLIN - The Plan Commission will meet on Aug. 24 regarding proposed land use changes to the South Moorland Road Corridor.
July housing market remains hot in Wisconsin 08-18-2015
MADISON - Along with the warmer temperatures of July, home sales were hot last month with both existing home sales and median prices higher than the levels in July of 2014, according to a report from the Wisconsin Realtors Association on Monday.
First Edge Solutions to close, lay off 44 workers 08-17-2015
MILWAUKEE — First Edge Solutions, Inc. notified the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on Monday that as part of its Chapter 128 receivership process, it will close its facility at 1301 West Canal St.
Kohl’s increases the size of its Board of Directors 08-17-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — The Board of Directors for Kohl’s Corporation increased by one Monday with the election of Jonas Prising.
Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery moves to Brookfield 08-17-2015
BROOKFIELD — Ferguson Bath, Kitchen & Lighting Gallery recently moved into the City Lights Design Showroom in Brookfield from its previous location in West Allis.
Royal Enfield Motorcycles to open in Milwaukee’s Third Ward 08-17-2015
MILWAUKEE — Royal Enfield North America, a division of India-based Eicher Motors Ltd., has opened its North American headquarters in Milwaukee.
Kohl’s debuts LC Lauren Conrad Runway collection before Fashion Week 08-17-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS - Kohl’s Department Stores will launch its newest limited-edition line of clothing by LC Lauren Conrad during a runway show Sept. 9 that customers can stream.
GE Healthcare receives FDA clearance for lung cancer screening technology 08-17-2015
WAUKESHA - GE Healthcare announced Monday that it is the first company to get approval from the FDA for a low dose computed tomography lung cancer screening option.
The stimulus behind economic expansion in Washington County 08-16-2015
Meijer. Gardner Pet Group. And, as of Friday, Allcast. It appears that many places, this county included, are experiencing healthy economic growth.
A little slice of Heaven 08-15-2015
MUKWONAGO - The Villa at Heaven City, S91W27850 National Ave., is ready to cut the blue ribbon for its grand opening on Sunday.
Allcast announces $14 million expansion, expects to add 88 jobs 08-15-2015
TOWN OF ADDISON - Under a hot sun Friday morning, a group of 50 people, including business and government leaders, stood at the Allcast LLC facility to celebrate.
Small business owners' optimism bumping along 08-15-2015
MILWAUKEE - Small business owners’ optimism is looking a lot like the economy — moving along at an unspectacular pace.
Wisconsin property values increase for second straight year 08-14-2015
MADISON — A report from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue on Friday showed that property values in Wisconsin continue to see a steady growth and that the total statewide equalized property value as of Jan. 1 was $491 billion, a 2.4 percent increase compared to 2014.
Trace-A-Matic wants to build addition 08-14-2015
BROOKFIELD — Trace-A-Matic is seeking city approval in order to construct a 280-square-foot addition to its building at 21125 Enterprise Ave.
ETC reports loss for second quarter, predicts erratic sales year 08-14-2015
WAUKESHA — Electronic Tele-Communications, Inc. reported Friday that it had a net loss of  $47,103 for the second quarter. According to the Waukesha-based company, sales for the quarter were $239,072 compared to $451,262 for the second quarter of 2014.
Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek to open Waukesha office 08-14-2015
WAUKESHA —The law firm of Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S.C. announced it will open a new office in the Crossroads Corporate Center, 20800 Swenson Drive, Suite 300, in Waukesha.
West Bend and Meijer close to finalizing deal 08-14-2015
WEST BEND - West Bend officials and Meijer have come up with a business development agreement that includes structural changes to the area near the site of the planned 190,000-plus-square-foot store.
Pain at the pump 08-14-2015
WAUKESHA - You can cancel that emergency visit to the optometrist, your eyes have not betrayed you - gas prices really have risen that much, and seemingly overnight.
Industrial building proposed for site of former bowling alley 08-14-2015
WAUKESHA - The city of Waukesha is considering offering public funding to spur redevelopment of the empty AMF Bowling Center on Northview Road, which according to a staff report may not happen without incentives provided by the city.
Banking on the future 08-14-2015
WAUKESHA - Fewer people may be entering through the doors of banks, but Waukesha State Bank realizes the value of having a local connection to the community so it’s remodeling its primary location in downtown Waukesha with a larger public meeting room, more efficient teller spaces and new lighting.
WCTC Small Business Center to present Women Entrepreneurs’ Speaker Series 08-13-2015
PEWAUKEE — Waukesha County Technical College’s Small Business Center will present the fall Women Entrepreneurs’ Speaker Series event “Entrepreneurial Effectiveness: Tips for Getting Organized.”
Snap Fitness of Oconomowoc completes remodel 08-13-2015
OCONOMOWOC — The remodeling of Snap Fitness of Oconomowoc has been completed and includes an upgraded HVAC system, new paint colors and a mural.
US retail sales rose in July, aided by autos and restaurants 08-13-2015
WASHINGTON — Americans bought more cars, restaurant meals and building supplies in July, a rise in spending that points to steady economic growth anchored by an improving job market.
Briggs & Stratton reports strong fourth quarter 08-13-2015
MILWAUKEE — Fiscal 2015 ended on a strong note for Briggs & Stratton Corporation which reported that its fourth quarter fiscal 2015 consolidated net sales were $539 million, an increase of $42 million or 8.5 percent compared to the prior year.
Be kind, rewind 08-13-2015
OCONOMOWOC — With Netflix, Redbox and online streaming quickly taking over the entertainment industry, a store in Oconomowoc is thriving as the market continues to advance.
Kohl’s CEO: ‘our sales results were below our plan’ 08-13-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS —During the second quarter, Kohl’s Corporation only saw small gains in comparable store sales but significant decreases in net income, for which CEO Kevin Mansell expressed disappointment Thursday.
Two Crafty Chicks plans expansion 08-13-2015
CEDARBURG — Two Crafty Chicks LLC is expanding to downtown historic Cedarburg, pairing up the arts within a restaurant-type atmosphere.
Development planned for vacant Washington Avenue site
CEDARBURG — Concord Development owner Andrew Petzold plans to build a multitenant building just south of the Walgreens drug store in Cedarburg.
Whistling Strait to the bank 08-13-2015
OZAUKEE COUNTY — Businesses in Mequon, Thiensville and the surrounding communities have definitely hit a sweet spot this week thanks to the 97th PGA Championship taking place Thursday through Sunday at Whistling Straits, near Kohler, in Sheboygan County.
Raising crane at WCTC 08-13-2015
PEWAUKEE - Waukesha County Technical College President Kaylen Betzig maneuvered a crane Tuesday with the assistance of Brad Zemlo, a crane operating engineer with Miron Construction.
Froedtert donates $12M to create Milwaukee health care clinic 08-13-2015
MILWAUKEE - Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin announced Wednesday it will donate $12 million for the creation of a 22,000-square-foot health care clinic on Milwaukee’s near south side in partnership with the Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers to reach one of the county’s most medically underserved communities.
Sendik’s continues to look for sites in metro Milwaukee 08-13-2015
WHITEFISH BAY - With two Sendik’s locations planned for Waukesha County in the next couple of years, more are possible in the future.
Citizens Bank refreshes brand 08-12-2015
MUKWONAGO — Citizens Bank announced it recently refreshed its branding with updated messaging intended to reinforce its commitment to being a trusted advisor to business and personal banking customers for nearly 125 years.
Roundy's sales increase, but same-store decline in 2Q 08-12-2015
MILWAUKEE - Roundy's, Inc. announced Wednesday that its sales increased during the second quarter, but that same-store sales declined.
Kraft Heinz slashing 2,500 jobs in US, Canada, 165 in Wisconsin 08-12-2015
NEW YORK - Kraft Heinz says it is cutting about 2,500 jobs as part of its plan to slash costs after the food companies combined.
What a bargain! 08-12-2015
WEST BEND - Shoppers will find a bargain or two tucked away on Chestnut Street. No, that’s a typo. They will find tons of bargains.
Revitalization in Richfield 08-12-2015
RICHFIELD - Richfield officials hope proposed business district classifications will provide an economic surge in the village’s downtown.
Sendik’s raises $180,000 for Stars & Stripes Honor Flight 08-12-2015
MEQUON - Sendik’s Food Markets, with the help of its customers, collected a record donation of $180,000 for Stars & Stripes Honor Flight to recognize local veterans with trips to Washington, D.C.
Dunham’s to occupy long-vacant New Berlin building
NEW BERLIN - The New Berlin property that once housed Sportsman’s Warehouse will soon be home to a new Dunham’s Sports store.
Wells Street Station primed for residents  08-12-2015
DELAFIELD - The first of two apartment buildings comprising the Wells Street Station in downtown Delafield has opened its doors to residents.
Sendik’s to anchor new Muskego development 08-11-2015
MUSKEGO — Sendik’s Food Market will be the anchor of a new retail and residential development planned for the former Parkland Mall site on Janesville Road in Muskego.
The Oilgear Company to close Milwaukee office 08-11-2015
MILWAUKEE — The Oilgear Company informed the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on Tuesday that it will close its building at 2300 S. 51st St., which will affect about 70 employees.
Scathain's designs available online 08-11-2015
MILWAUKEE - Scathain, a Milwaukee-based design and build firm, said its designs will be available for purchase through its online store starting Oct. 1.
Titan Spine achieves fastest growth in company history 08-11-2015
MEQUON - Titan Spine, a medical device surface technology company focused on developing innovative spinal interbody fusion implants, announced Tuesday that during the first half of 2015 the company experienced more than 50 percent sales revenue growth when compared to the same period in 2014.
Bronfman E.L. Rothschild acquires wealth management firm 08-11-2015
MADISON - Bronfman E.L. Rothschild LP announced Tuesday it acquired Highline Wealth Management LLC. Together, the two firms will manage more than $3.6 billion and will have offices in nine locations.
Orey Laev named president of Ray’s Wine & Spirits 08-11-2015
WAUWATOSA — Ray’s Wine & Spirits announced Tuesday that Vice President and co-owner Orey Laev has been named president of the company.
Feed Bag continues to grow 08-11-2015
While it was a committee of humans that gave the The Feed Bag Pet Supply Co. the thumbs up as the Ozaukee Economic Development Small Business of the Year award, there are dozens, if not hundreds of other individuals that could have concurred except for one simple fact: They lack thumbs.
What will become of former M&I site? 08-11-2015
THIENSVILLE — Just days after a developer pulled the plug on a 44-unit apartment project, village officials started a discussion about implementing a more long-range growth plan.
July sixth consecutive month with home sales growth
WAUKESHA - It’s been nothing but good news out of the real estate industry in recent months, and on Monday the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors announced that July was the sixth straight month of positive sales and the fifth month in a row of double digit sale increases.
Grant money available to help hire summer interns 08-10-2015
MADISON — Funds will be available for small- to mid-size companies in Wisconsin to help offset the cost of hiring an intern for the summer of 2016 to implement the companies’ global growth goals.
Judge rules Kohl’s former executive can take job with luxury retailer 08-10-2015
WAUKESHA — Waukesha County Circuit Court Judge Robert Mawdsley ruled Monday afternoon that a former Kohl’s chief information officer would be allowed to take the same position with an international luxury retailer after the Menomonee Falls company’s attorneys failed to prove that a temporary injunction was necessary to protect the company and its clients.
Hard cider sales at core of new Waukesha amendment
WAUKESHA - Changes may be made to the Waukesha Municipal Code after some revisions to Wisconsin’s alcoholic beverage laws went into effect this month in the new state budget to outline the parameters of hard cider sales at local gas stations.
A driving force for education 08-08-2015
WAUKESHA — On May 6, Griffin Ford and The Lowell Elementary School PTO in Waukesha teamed up and participated in Ford’s “Drive 4 UR Community” event. 
Revenue more than doubles for Physicians Realty Trust in 2Q 08-07-2015
MILWAUKEE - Physicians Realty Trust reported Friday that its revenue during the second quarter more than doubled for a total of $29.7 million.
Snap-on acquires Italian company for $13 million 08-07-2015
KENOSHA - Snap-on Incorporated announced Friday that it has acquired Italian-based Ecotechnics S.p.A. for $13 million in cash.
St. Joseph’s Hospital celebrates 10 years in the town of Polk 08-07-2015
TOWN OF POLK - Today marks a milestone for Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin St. Joseph’s Hospital.
Not all new business lies on south end 08-07-2015
WEST BEND - Leitheiser Car Company plans to open a second used car lot on West Washington Street.
Kohl’s argues former executive violated non-compete clause 08-07-2015
WAUKESHA - The arguments during Thursday’s hearing regarding whether Kohl’s former chief information officer, Janet Schalk, violated the non-complete clause of her contract when she accepted the same position with Hudson Bay Company centered on whether the two retailers are direct competitors.
Sales drop during second quarter for Generac 08-07-2015
TOWN OF GENESEE - Generac Holdings Inc. announced its financial results for the second quarter Thursday, which showed a decline in net sales, as well as a decline in residential and commercial and industrial product sales.
Police, organizers taking steps to limit disorderly behavior at Friday Night Live 08-07-2015
WAUKESHA - Dozens of teens are believed to be responsible for a string of fights and disorderly conduct violations at recent Friday Night Lives, leading police and event organizers to ramp up their efforts to ensure a safe, family-friendly environment for guests.
Duncan Solutions sells parking equipment division to CivicSmart 08-07-2015
MILWAUKEE — Duncan Solutions, Inc. announced the sale of its U.S.-based equipment business, Duncan Parking Technologies, Inc., to CivicSmart, Inc. on Thursday.
Bus stop added for FedEx workers 08-06-2015
On Tuesday morning, Washington County Transportation Committee members agreed to add a bus stop on the intersection of Highway Q in German-town to accommodate increased use by employees at the FedEx Corp.’s distribution center.
MillerCoors’ income grew 9.3 percent despite decline in sales 08-06-2015
MILWAUKEE — During its second quarter MillerCoors had an underlying net income of $487.2 million, a 9.3 percent increase, compared to the same period last year.
Manpower Group’s Experis acquires majority stake in Canadian company 08-06-2015
MILWAUKEE — Experis, part of ManpowerGroup’s family of companies, announced Thursday it acquired a majority ownership of Veritaaq in Canada.
Museum apartments net conditional approval 08-06-2015
WAUKESHA — A plan to replace one building at the Waukesha County Museum with a 41- unit luxury apartment complex received conditional approval Wednesday evening from the city’s Landmarks Commission.
A drone’s-eye view 08-06-2015
MEQUON — Forget a bird’s eye view – Kyle Sterkenburg and Ben Geiger have that beat by almost 400 feet.
Sobelman’s now open in Mequon 08-06-2015
MEQUON — Sobelman’s Pub & Grill in Mequon is open.
Tax incentive will keep Kapco in Grafton 08-06-2015
GRAFTON — The Village Board recently approved an agreement with Kacmarcik Family LLC, owner of Kapco Inc. and the property it is built on, that could save the company up to $150,000 in taxes.
Ramen restaurant coming soon to West Bend 08-06-2015
WEST BEND - From out of the dorm room and into West Bend, TOCHI, an Asian restaurant specializing in Japanese ramen dishes, will soon open in West Bend.
Empower Retirement to move its offices to downtown Milwaukee 08-06-2015
MILWAUKEE — Empower Retirement announced it will move its offices and 325 employees from Glendale to downtown Milwaukee by the end of the year.
Johnson Controls to expand production of batteries for Start-Stop vehicles 08-06-2015
MILWAUKEE — Due to the increasing demand for better fuel economy and more sustainable technologies, Johnson Controls announced Wednesday it will expand its production of advanced batteries for Start-Stop vehicles.
W-O-W Workforce Development looking to help more youth 08-06-2015
PEWAUKEE - The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board recently announced that it was extending its services to a younger group of individuals.
Businesses, job seekers connect at area job fair 08-06-2015
TOWN OF POLK - Andrew Breuer and Joe Scholtz are unemployed, but after Wednesday’s job fair at the Washington County Fairgrounds’ Expo  Center, they feel they’re close to finding a job.
Pick ‘n Save on Moreland to close 08-06-2015
WAUKESHA — Roundy’s announced Wednesday that it will be closing its Pick ‘n Save store at 1535 E. Moreland Blvd. on Oct. 5 after launching several initiatives to keep the location competitive, but which did not result in the store meeting the company’s goals.
Income and lending rise at Wisconsin credit unions 08-05-2015
MADISON — During the first six months of 2015, net income increased 17.8 percent and lending rose by 10.6 percent at Wisconsin’s 154 state-chartered credit unions compared to the same period in 2014, according to data released Wednesday by the Department of Financial Institutions.
Quad/Graphics CEO says strategic investments paying off 08-05-2015
SUSSEX — Quad/Graphics CEO Joel Quadracci said Wednesday the fiscal results for the company’s second quarter illustrated that the company is continually able to generate value for its shareholders.
Upward and onward 08-05-2015
MILWAUKEE - For 25 days, 20 trucks belonging to Tremmel-Anderson Trucking carried away dirt from the site of the future Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons in downtown Milwaukee.
Business activity improves in metro Milwaukee during June 08-05-2015
MILWAUKEE - Local economic indicators showed that business activity improved during June in the metro Milwaukee area, according to a report from the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce on Tuesday.
Town of Brookfield officials fast-track mixed-use development near The Corners 08-05-2015
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — “Fast track” was a phrase used several times Tuesday as town officials made a few swift motions and green-lit a mixed-use development on a 7.45-acre parcel near Poplar Creek.
Bliffert Lumber merges with Cudahy company 08-04-2015
MILWAUKEE — Bliffert Lumber & Hardware announced that it has merged with fellow lumber company Midwest Millwork, Inc.
Roadrunner Transportation to sell 2 million shares of stock 08-04-2015
CUDAHY — Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. announced Tuesday the pricing of a public offering of 2 million shares of common stock for $24.75 per share.
Twin Disc net earnings increase 207% for fiscal 2015 08-04-2015
RACINE — Despite sales being relatively flat during fiscal 2015, net earnings for Twin Disc, Inc. increased 207 percent.
Kohl’s donates $3 million to the American Cancer Society 08-04-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s Department Stores announced it will donate more than $3 million during the course of three years to the American Cancer Society to continue the company’s support of the fight against breast cancer, according to a Tuesday announcement.
Magnetek revenue increases 5% in second quarter 08-04-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Magnetek Inc. reported that during its second quarter it had revenue of $28.3 million, a 5 percent increase from the prior year second quarter sales of $27 million.
Aurora celebrates surgery milestone 08-04-2015
GRAFTON — Aurora Medical Center in Grafton celebrated a significant milestone this July when its cardiothoracic team performed their 1,000th operation, highlighting the hospital’s growth as a cardiac and thoracic health care destination, a news release said.
SuperCuts opens in Town Center 08-04-2015
MEQUON — Dave and Carol Hagemeier, Mequon residents, are opening their seventh family hair salon in their own hometown.
Ordinance tweaks may allow for more Grafton development 08-04-2015
GRAFTON — The Plan Commission considered two zoning ordinance changes recently that could pave the way for future development.
Developer drops plans for Thiensville apartments 08-04-2015
THIENSVILLE — Plans to build a 44-unit apartment project on the site of the old M&I Bank in downtown Thiensville have been scrapped.
New TIF district a go for Slinger 08-04-2015
SLINGER — If projections become reality, the creation of a Tax Incremental Finance District approved by the Village Board on Monday night could generate $62 million in improvements during the next 20 years.
Fuzzy’s Southside Pub & Grill opens
WAUKESHA - The second Fuzzy’s location opened quietly recently in the former Kicker’s Pub & Grill attached to the Labor Temple at 1726 West Ave.
Booking a dream vacation 08-04-2015
WAUKESHA - Everyone has a dream vacation and Katie Cianciolo is happy to help clients make them a reality through her travel agency, DreamCatcher Destinations.
Jimmy’s Grotto gets a fresh look 08-04-2015
WAUKESHA - Since iconic Jimmy’s Grotto started in 1946 its fan base has expanded, but its logo has remained the same.
Waukesha County creates business survey 08-04-2015
WAUKESHA - Area businesses are being asked by a group of county stakeholders to respond to a survey that collects important information to help shape the future business growth in Waukesha County.
Generac acquires Vermont maker of property maintenance equipment 08-03-2015
TOWN OF GENESEE -  Generac Holdings Inc. has acquired Vermont-based Country Home Products, Inc., the maker of such brands as DR and Neuton property maintenance products.
Sportsman Channel to close New Berlin facility 08-03-2015
NEW BERLIN — The Sportsman Channel notified the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development on Monday that it intends to close down its New Berlin facility in October, resulting in about 10 people losing their jobs.
Record number of employers to attend job fair 08-03-2015
WEST BEND — A job fair planned by the Washington-Ozaukee-Waukesha Workforce Development Center has more than 100 confirmed employers planning to attend — the most ever for one of its job fairs.
Oshkosh Corp company gets order for 48 vehicles 08-03-2015
APPLETON — Pierce Manufacturing Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company, announced Monday an order for 48 Pierce custom fire and emergency vehicles from the Kansas City Fire Department in Kansas City, Mo.
Shay Mitchell to launch athleisure apparel line at Kohl’s 08-03-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Actress and fitness enthusiast Shay Mitchell has partnered with Kohl’s Department Stores to create a collection of athleisure apparel launching in time for the back-to-school season.
Kohl’s seeks to stop top executive from sharing confidential info 08-03-2015
WAUKESHA -Kohl’s Corp. filed a temporary restraining order against its chief information officer last week after learning she took a similar role for Hudson’s Bay Co., the parent company of Saks Fifth Avenue; however, the employee agreed to a stipulation and order to prevent a hearing regarding the TRO.
Manufacturing improves slightly in July 08-03-2015
MILWAUKEE - For the past several months, manufacturing in the region has been constricting, but a report from Marquette University Friday indicated it has improved slightly in July.
Waukesha Chamber of Commerce happy about recognition

WAUKESHA - After learning the news that Waukesha was named one of the top small cities in the United States in which to start a business, City of Waukesha Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Jim Hahn was pleased.
Commercial development being considered for Waukesha's south side 08-01-2015
WAUKESHA - Commercial Property Associates is exploring the idea of building a commercial building near the intersection of Saylesville Road and Highway 59, also known as the Les Paul Parkway, in Waukesha.
Veloce Indoor Speedway to open Aug. 15 07-31-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Veloce Indoor Speedway on its Facebook page Friday that it will officially be opening its doors at 10 a.m. Aug. 15.
Manufacturing improves slightly in July 07-31-2015
MILWAUKEE — For the past several months, manufacturing in the region has been constricting, but a report from Marquette University on Friday indicated it improved slightly in July.
Aurora donates $3.4 million for sexual assault and domestic violence prevention programs 07-31-2015
MILWAUKEE — Aurora Health Care announced Friday the donation of more than $3.4 million in grants through its Better Together Fund to nearly two dozen community organizations, colleges and universities throughout eastern Wisconsin.
Modine reports decline in first quarter sales 07-31-2015
RACINE —Modine Manufacturing Company reported a decline in its first quarter sales Friday. During the first quarter of this year, the company had sales totaling $346.1 million compared to $392.5 million during the first quarter of 2014.
Johnson Creek Enterprises gears up for FDA regulations 07-31-2015
HARTLAND — Operations at Johnson Creek Enterprises LLC are humming along, but within the next couple of years, CEO Christian Berkey is anticipating an influx of companies seeking his business’s expertise when the FDA implements expected regulations affecting the e-cigarette and vapor juice industry.
Owner: Time to sell 07-31-2015
WEST BEND — The developer and owner of the former Bermico building, John Bagley, is selling the building.
Lessons beyond a piggy bank 07-31-2015
WAUKESHA — With so many options for kids to spend their money nowadays, Waukesha State Bank and other organizations have created programs to help children learn about the benefits of saving.
Donation made to create Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship at UWM 07-31-2015
MILWAUKEE — A substantial donation from Sheldon and Marianne Lubar will be used to create the Lubar Center for Entrepreneurship at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, according to a Thursday announcement.
Steinhafels breaks ground for expansion 07-30-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — From left, Mark Steinhafel, Andrew Steinhafel, John Haas, Gary Steinhafel, Steve Steinhafel and Tom Pientka break ground for the 107,000-square-foot expansion of Steinhafels warehouse and distribution facility Wednesday.
Oshkosh Corporation lowers expectations for 2015 07-30-2015
OSHKOSH - Due to lower than expected sales in its access equipment segment, Oshkosh Corporation reduced its expectations for fiscal 2015.
Key Mequon parcel available for development 07-30-2015
MEQUON — A commercial leadership company hired by the city is spearheading marketing efforts for a 13.4-acre parcel along Mequon Road that is owned by the city.
Bottom line key in local Assembly members’ arena votes
OZAUKEE COUNTY — The area’s three representatives to the state Assembly voted with the bipartisan 52-34 majority Tuesday on a bill to build a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.
Shorehaven to close Adult Day Center 07-30-2015
OCONOMOWOC - Due to declining need, the Shorehaven Campus has announced that it will be closing its Adult Day Center.
GE Healthcare to invest in training health professionals 07-30-2015
WAUKESHA - GE Healthcare announced plans Wednesday to invest more than $1 billion during the next five years in the development of its educational offerings in order to reach more than 2 million health care professionals around the world by 2020.
Waukesha ranks as a top small city to start a business
WAUKESHA - Waukesha came in at number six on a recent report by NerdWallet and Entrepreneur magazine of the top American small cities in which to start a business.
Fiserv's revenue grows in second quarter
BROOKFIELD - Fiserv, Inc. reported Wednesday that its adjusted revenue in the second quarter was $1.23 billion, an increase of 4 percent when compared to the adjusted revenue of $1.18 billion in the second quarter of 2014.
Rockwell Automation’s third quarter sales decline 4.5% 07-29-2015
MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation, Inc. reported Wednesday that its third quarter sales were $1,575.2 million, down 4.5 percent from $1,649.5 million in the third quarter of fiscal 2014.
WEC Energy reports decrease in earnings 07-29-2015
MILWAUKEE - WEC Energy Group Inc., the parent organization of We Energies, reported net income of  $80.9 million or 35 cents a share for the second quarter of 2015, a decline when compared to the net income of $133 million or 58 cents a share for the second quarter of 2014.
County lawmakers split as Assembly passes arena deal
WAUKESHA — The state representatives from Waukesha County split in their votes on the Bucks arena deal, with seven lawmakers supporting the bill, while three were opposed.
Business district changes approved in Hartford 07-29-2015
HARTFORD — In a move to promote business development and a downtown revitalization, the Common Council on Tuesday night approved changes in the city’s B-3 general business district ordinance.
More detailed plans for Waukesha County Museum apartments revealed 07-29-2015
WAUKESHA — In preparation for appearing before the Landmarks Commission next Wednesday, the developers behind a proposed apartment project for the Waukesha County Museum have drafted more detailed renderings that have also taken into consideration feedback received about the plan.
First Weber acquired by Berkshire Hathaway affiliate 07-28-2015
MINNEAPOLIS — HomeServices of America, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway affiliate, announced Tuesday it purchased First Weber Realtors, a residential real estate brokerage firm headquartered in Madison.
WCTC Dual Enrollment Academy grad gets apprenticeship with Dynamic Tool & Design 07-28-2015
PEWAUKEE — Waukesha County Technical College and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development announced Tuesday that the first Dual Enrollment Academy graduate has applied his credits for prior learning and Youth Apprenticeship Program hours to a registered apprenticeship contract with Menomonee Falls-based Dynamic Tool & Design, Inc.
OSHA cites Oak Creek food manufacturer after worker injured 07-28-2015
OAK CREEK — The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to Joseph Campione Inc. in Oak Creek alleging that the company has not done enough to protect employees.
Foreclosures in metro Milwaukee area continue to decrease 07-28-2015
WAUKESHA — The foreclosure rate in the Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis area continued to decrease in May and was lower than the national average for the period.
Sales increase for Wisconsin recreational properties 07-28-2015
WAUKESHA — Consumer demands for recreational properties and waterfront locations has risen according to a report from RE/MAX INTEGRA, Midwest.
Free welding classes to be offered at WCTC 07-28-2015
PEWAUKEE — The Workforce Development Center’s Water Accelerator Program is enrolling participants for free short-term training in welding.
The Container Store to open in Mayfair Mall on Sept. 12 07-28-2015
WAUWATOSA —The Container Store will open Sept. 12 in Mayfair Mall.
Plastic Components breaks ground on Germantown expansion 07-28-2015
GERMANTOWN — Manufacturer Plastic Components, Inc. has broken ground on a 23,000-square-foot expansion that will more than double the space for its state-of-the-art injection molding systems.
Roadrunner Transportation acquires Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution 07-28-2015
CUDAHY — Roadrunner Transportation Systems, Inc. announced it has acquired Stagecoach Cartage and Distribution, a provider of truckload and logistics services based in El Paso, Texas, for $35 million, plus an earn-out capped at $5 million.
‘Not a good fit’ for Thiensville, residents say 07-28-2015
THIENSVILLE — The developer who wants to build a 44-unit apartment project was met at a July 21 meeting by a standing-room-only crowd who argued that the project was too big and not a good fit for Thiensville.
McDonald’s developer asks court to intervene in stalled project 07-28-2015
GRAFTON — Developer Continental Grafton has asked a courts to issue a summary judgment in its favor against the village of Grafton.
Future of downtown Ace building unknown  07-28-2015
WAUKESHA — The soon-to-be vacant Ace Hardware store on Main Street may not sit empty for long considering its high visibility, easy access to parking and closeness to proposed luxury apartments in the Waukesha County Museum building.
Developer seeks public financial assistance for 99-condo complex in Muskego 07-27-2015
MUSKEGO — A developer is seeking approximately $6,730,000 in tax incremental funding in order to build three four-story buildings each containing 33 condo units in Muskego.
Magnetek to be acquired for $188.9 million by New York company 07-27-2015
MENOMONEE FALLS — Manufacturer Magnetek will be purchased by New York-based Columbus McKinnon Corporation for $50 per share for a total cost of $188.9 million, according to a Monday announcement.
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Stan’s Fit For Your Feet promotes Sajdak
BROOKFIELD — Stan’s Fit For Your Feet announced it has promoted Andy Sajdak to partnership manager, which will require him to work with community partners such as doctors, physical therapists, fitness trainers and clubs to educate them about how Stan’s Fit For Your Feet and New Balance Milwaukee can help their patients and clients.
Mahler Enterprises hires de Beer for chief financial officer
MILWAUKEE — Mahler Enterprises, Inc., announced Monday it has created the new position of chief financial officer and tapped Mark de Beer to serve in that role.
Dupies named VP of community relations for Milwaukee Bucks 08-24-2015
MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Bucks announced Monday that Alicia Dupies is the organization’s new vice president of community relations.
Schmidt joins MSI General 08-20-2015
OCONOMOWOC — MSI General Corporation announced it recently hired Andy Schmidt as an estimator within the estimating department.
Badger Truck Center hires Klein as marketing coordinator 08-14-2015
MILWAUKEE — Badger Truck Center, a family owned commercial truck dealership, announced the hire of Cheryl Klein as marketing coordinator.
Skupien joins R.A. Smith National as structural engineer 08-13-2015
BROOKFIELD — Brian Skupien has joined R.A. Smith National as a structural engineer in the structural services division. His focus is on building design including residential and light industrial construction.
American Family Insurance agent earns honor for customer service 08-13-2015
WALES — Jeff Tjugum, an American Family Insurance agent in Wales and Waukesha, was recognized for providing outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.
Houge joins Quintessa as service coordinator 08-13-2015
TOWN OF DELAFIELD — Quintessa Aesthetic Center recently announce the hire of Jodi Houge who will serve as a service coordinator.
Marshall joins MSI General 08-13-2015
OCONOMOWOC — MSI General Corporation announced it recently hired Justin Marshall as a designer within the architectural design department.
R&R Insurance collects cellphones for soldiers 08-13-2015
WAUKESHA — R&R Insurance Services recently collected more than 200 cellphones that will be given to the organization Cell Phones For Soldiers, along with a more than $200 donation.
ProHealth welcomes new internal medicine physician 08-13-2015
WAUKESHA — Pro-Health Medical Group recently announced the addition of board-certified internal medicine physician Dr. Michelle Puzio-Bell, to its new City of Pewaukee clinic at N16-W24131 Riverwood Drive.
Brookfield Central grad wins first United Way youth award 08-13-2015
BROOKFIELD- United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County has awarded Gopika SenthilKumar of Brookfield its first Philanthropic Youth Award.
Vrakas S.C. adds Mitchell as director of corporate relations 08-12-2015
BROOKFIELD — The public accounting and business advisory firm Vrakas S.C. announced that Bill Mitchell has been hired as director of corporate relations.
City hires new economic development manager 08-11-2015
West Bend announced Monday afternoon it has hired Ashley Mukasa to serve as the economic development manager in the city’s merged departments of administration and development.
U.S. Cellular – Consulting on Wireless joins Business Alliance 08-10-2015
BROOKFIELD — The Waukesha County Business Alliance, a countywide chamber of commerce, recently added U.S. Cellular – Consulting on Wireless in Brookfield as a new member.
Water’s Edge Boat Club joins Business Alliance 08-10-2015
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Water’s Edge Boat Club in the City of Pewaukee recently joined the Waukesha County Business Alliance.
Waukesha State Bank promotes Zabler to bank manager 08-07-2015
WAUKESHA - Waukesha State Bank announced that it has promoted Josh Zabler to bank manager of its Muskego office.
Great Wolf Resorts names Rodriguez as CEO 08-07-2015
MADISON — Great Wolf Resorts, Inc. announced Friday that Ruben A. Rodriguez will serve as the company’s next chief executive officer, effective Sept. 22.
Shaver joins R&R Insurance as account executive 08-05-2015
WAUKESHA — R&R Insurance Services recently welcomed Scott Shaver as a commercial account executive.
Auto body business joins Delafield chamber 08-05-2015
DELAFIELD — The Delafield Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed new business member Pewaukee/Delafield Auto Body on July 30.
Treat Street joins chamber 08-04-2015
BROOKFIELD - A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held July 21 for Treat Street, which recently moved to Brookfield from Pewaukee.
Reed Felton will speak at August Women’s FOCUS 08-04-2015
MEQUON — Reed Felton, president of Versatile Products and Felton Consulting, will be the guest speaker at the Aug. 19 meeting of Women’s FOCUS.
Northshore Physical Therapy adds a new director 08-04-2015
THIENSVILLE — Northshore Physical Therapy has hired Leeann Harman as director of clinical operations.
Phillips joins Annex Wealth Management
ELM GROVE — Annex Wealth Management, a full-service advisory and wealth management firm, announced that Deanne Phillips, CFP, has joined the company as director of client learning and development.
Vrakas CPAs + Advisors announces promotions 07-28-2015
BROOKFIELD — The public accounting and advisory firm of Vrakas CPAs + Advisors recently announced the promotions of Dave Canedo, CPA, Chris Marks, CPA, and Goran Vukovic, CPA.
Utic joins R.A. Smith National as civil engineer 07-28-2015
BROOKFIELD — Andrew Utic recently joined R.A. Smith National, a multi-disciplined civil engineering and surveying firm headquartered in Brookfield, as a civil engineer in the transportation division.
Marcus Hotels & Resorts names Hobbs vice president of marketing 07-28-2015
MILWAUKEE — Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corporation, announced Tuesday that Laurie Hobbs has been named vice president of marketing.
Konrad accepts executive director position at Schauer Arts Center 07-28-2015
HARTFORD — The Schauer Arts and Activities Center has announced that Joseph Konrad has been selected for the position of executive director.
Cedarburg resident named CFO at Children’s Hospital
MILWAUKEE — Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin has announced that Marc Cadieux has been selected to serve as its chief financial officer.
Waukesha County Business Alliance announces new board members 07-26-2015
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Business Alliance has announced four new additions to its board of directors.
Nourishing Wellness joins chamber
DELAFIELD — The Delafield Area Chamber of Commerce welcomed new chamber business member Nourishing Wellness LLC to the chamber July 21.
Bon-Ton names new chief operating officer 07-21-2015
MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. announced Tuesday that William Tracy has been appointed chief operating officer effective July 27.
Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center recognized by U.S. News & World Report 07-21-2015
MILWAUKEE —Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center announced Tuesday that it was ranked number one in the Milwaukee metro area and number two in the state of Wisconsin by U.S. News & World Report in its annual ranking for 2015-2016.
CC&N announces new hires 07-20-2015
BROOKFIELD — CC&N, one of Wisconsin’s largest providers of cabling and infrastructure communication technologies, announced three recent hires.
KinderCare joins Brookfield chamber
BROOKFIELD - The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for KinderCare, 18205 W. Bluemound Road, on July 14.
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