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NY, feds sue 'Pharma Bro' for 'scheme' to keep drug price up
NEW YORK — State and federal authorities sued imprisoned entrepreneur Martin Shkreli on Monday over tactics that shielded a profitable drug from competition after a price hike made the so-called “Pharma Bro” infamous. Shkreli was scorned as the bad-boy face of pharmaceuticals profiteering after he engineered a roughly 4,000% increase in the price of a decades-old medication for a sometimes life-threatening parasitic infection.
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Scenic Pit operator issued four citations for alleged DNR violations 01-26-2020
RICHFIELD – The operators of the Scenic Pit cleanfill landfill in the village are scheduled to make an initial appearance in Washington County Circuit Court Feb. 6 at 8:15 a.m. after recently being issued four citations by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Pieces of the past 01-26-2020
BROOKFIELD — A barn and produce stand might seem out of sync with a new four-building memory care and assisted living facility under construction on Brookfield’s north side.
Brookfield Square’s first self-checkout store open for business 01-26-2020
BROOKFIELD — Locals and business officials gathered at Brookfield Square to cut the ribbon for the mall’s newest occupant Friday: Three Square, a self-checkout convenience store.
Associated Banc-Corp: 4Q earnings snapshot 01-26-2020
GREEN BAY — Associated Banc-Corp (ASB) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $68.3 million.
American Family Insurance raises minimum pay to $20 per hour 01-25-2020
MADISON — Many American Family employees will be seeing a pay raise.
Olympia renovation more expensive than presented 01-24-2020
OCONOMOWOC — During the presentation by Wangard Partners to the Oconomowoc Committee of the Whole — a group including the Common Council and city staff — numbers about how much the property was worth and how much money it would cost to renovate it were not presented in their entirety.
Changes in TIF district rules supported by some area lawmakers 01-24-2020
MADISON — Some state lawmakers are proposing changes to state law concerning the formation of Tax Incremental Finance districts — changes some supporters of current rules don’t like.
Self-pay convenience market to open at Brookfield Square 01-24-2020
BROOKFIELD — A self-serve convenience store is set to open inside Brookfield Square today that will allow people to easily purchase drinks, sandwiches, salads and other items, similar to a store inside an airport.
Passion in action 01-24-2020
When Vicki Lehnerz says she is passionate about food, she backs it up with her actions.
Mukwonago Town Board yet to make final decision on proposed banquet hall 01-24-2020
TOWN OF MUKWONAGO — The Greenwald Foundation Inc. has once again applied for a conditional use permit for a banquet facility and to allow for tours of the garden area on land belonging to the Greenwald family.
9,800 non-farm jobs added in state last month 01-24-2020
MADISON — In December, Wisconsin added 9,800 total non-farm jobs and its unemployment rate was 3.4, according to the Department of Workforce Development based on the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics preliminary employment estimates.
First Bank Financial Centre changing name to Bank Five Nine 01-23-2020
OCONOMOWOC — In order to stand out from the crowd, First Bank Financial Centre announced it’s changing its name to Bank Five Nine.
Council approves zoning change for Neumann development 01-23-2020
OCONOMOWOC — The Oconomowoc Common Council voted unanimously to approve the zoning change for the new subdivision by Neumann Companies to suburban residential at the Common Council meeting Tuesday night at City Hall.
Commission backs Fox Run TIF 01-23-2020
WAUKESHA — Members of the city Plan Commission have backed a proposal for a tax incremental financing (TIF) district aimed at redeveloping the long-blighted Fox Run Shopping Center at the corner of St. Paul Avenue and Sunset Drive.
Chick-fil-A projected to open February in Delafield  01-22-2020
DELAFIELD — Eating more chicken in Delafield will get easier next month when the new Chick-fil-A opens its doors near Interstate 94 and Highway 83.
Prestwick Group will stay in Sussex 01-22-2020
SUSSEX — A combination of wanting to consolidate all of their businesses into a single location, and some help from the village of Sussex, has prompted The Prestwick Group to drop its plans to build a new corporate headquarters in the village of Lac La Belle.
Olympia developer presents plans, roadblocks faced to city 01-22-2020
OCONOMOWOC — A little more than a year after acquiring the former Olympia resort, Wangard Partners presented preliminary ideas and plans of what they want to build at the site as well as roadblocks they are facing to the Oconomowoc Committee of the Whole Tuesday night.
Mander Collision makes conditional use request in Hartland 01-22-2020
HARTLAND — The Architectural Board and Plan Commission reviewed a request for a conditional use for the operation of an automotive insurance repair business in Hartland on Monday.
GE Healthcare therapeutic isotope moves along in development process 01-22-2020
WAUKESHA — The therapeutic isotope being developed by SHINE Medical Technologies LLC, the Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry and GE Healthcare has passed another hurdle in the development process.
Advocate Aurora Health looks to expand in eastern Wisconsin 01-22-2020
MILWAUKEE — Advocate Aurora Health may collaborate with Quartz to expand health care services in eastern Wisconsin.
Hartford development official: Focus this year on housing 01-22-2020
HARTFORD — Hartford’s burgeoning economic development over the last few years has included new housing, a new hotel and renovated downtown buildings.
Wisconsin farm groups applaud USMCA passage 01-21-2020
The people who make cheese and milk in Wisconsin cannot wait for the USMCA to become official.
Port Washington State Bank acquires Port Harbor Center
01-21-2020
PORT WASHINGTON — Port Washington State Bank recently purchased the Port Harbor Center located on the waterfront between Washington and Main streets in downtown Port Washington at 222 E. Main St.
Grafton gym to expand 01-21-2020
GRAFTON — Ben Quist is ready to take his health club, quite literally, to the next level.
Mequon Planning Commission approves 82-lot subdivision plans 01-21-2020
MEQUON — The Mequon Planning Commission approved developer Veridian Homes’ proposal of an 82-lot single-family subdivision off Wauwatosa Road during Monday’s meeting.
Landmark Credit Union to open Mequon branch 01-21-2020
MEQUON — The Mequon Planning Commission approved a building and site plan Monday for a Landmark Credit Union branch to be constructed on Port Washington Road.
Two businesses seek one liquor license 01-21-2020
CEDARBURG — The city of Cedarburg has a conundrum as they face a situation of two applicants seeking the city's last Class B liquor license: local business The Shinery or the upcoming business Sunshine Winery.
New TIF moving forward in West Bend 01-21-2020
WEST BEND — The Common Council Monday gave unanimous approval to creating a tax incremental financing district, laying the foundation for a new industrial park.
Waukesha's Sentry to close permanently by tonight 01-21-2020
WAUKESHA — Bob & Kurt’s Sentry in Waukesha is in the final hours of its store closing sale.
Richfield panel OKs Pleasant Hill Bar and Grill expansion 01-21-2020
RICHFIELD — The fourth generation plans for an expansion and remodeling of the Pleasant Hill Pub and Grill were approved last week by the village’s Architectural Review Board and will now advance for discussion next by the Plan Commission.
FirstLight Home Care now open in Germantown 01-19-2020
GERMANTOWN — The Germantown Chamber held a ribbon cutting for FirstLight Home Care in November which took place at Florian Event Venue in Germantown.
Wendy's, Fazoli's penalized for child labor violations 01-18-2020
LOUISVILLE, KY — A franchisee will have to pay a civil money penalty of $157,114 for violating child labor requirements, according to a press release from the U.S. Department of Labor.
Public hearing set on Fox Run redevelopment TIF district
01-18-2020
WAUKESHA — A public hearing will be held during Wednesday’s Plan Commission meeting to discuss a tax incremental financing district for the Fox Run Shopping Center at the corner of St. Paul Avenue and Sunset Drive, which a developer wants to turn into a mix of medical or office, multifamily residential and commercial buildings.
Stoney Lane upgrades needed for last phase of development 01-17-2020
SLINGER — The Plan Commission recommended Wednesday night that a portion of Stoney Lane, adjacent to the proposed Stonefield Terrace Apartments, be upgraded to a complete urban street once the project’s third and final phase is built.
Kohl's unveils spring Kohl's Cares collection 01-17-2020
MENOMONEE FALLS — Author and illustrator Lane Smith is the latest person to have her works featured in the Kohl’s Cares collection, which includes books and coordinating plush.
Committee splits on TIF assistance for proposed apartment complex 01-17-2020
WAUKESHA — Members of the city’s Finance Committee split this week on whether to back a proposal to give $6.8 million in tax incremental financing assistance to a developer looking to construct a sprawling luxury apartment complex on the city’s far west side.
Hotel debate begins in Delafield 01-17-2020
DELAFIELD — A member of the Plan Commission is warning “there will be war” if the city tries to adopt a proposed zoning code amendment that would allow a hotel to be built near the interchange of Interstate 94 and Hwy C.
DOJ: TMJ & Orofacial Pain Treatment Centers to pay $1M
01-16-2020
WAUKESHA — TMJ & Orofacial Pain Treatment Centers of Wisconsin, which operates several clinics in the state, including in Waukesha, agreed Wednesday to pay $1 million to resolve allegations that the company filed false claims to Medicare and TRICARE.
Tag Lane Dairy installing runoff management equipment for calves 01-16-2020
TOWN OF IXONIA — The Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Committee approved an amendment to Tag Lane Dairy’s conditional use permit on Dec. 30 that allows the farm to construct equipment to alleviate runoff.
Home sales increase slightly in 2019
01-16-2020
Home sales increased 0.3% in 2019, and sales for the last month of the year had an uptick of 16.7% when compared to the prior year in the four-county metro Milwaukee area.
Commission endorses Hartford Plaza redevelopment plan
01-16-2020
HARTFORD — The Plan Commission went on record Monday night as unanimously supporting a recently completed proposed redevelopment plan for the largely vacant Hartford Plaza.
Cedarburg Piggly Wiggly to take over Mequon store 01-16-2020
MEQUON — Paul and Karen Godin had been working in the grocery store business for nearly 20 years when they realized their dream and purchased their own store in 1994.
Moonshine company moving into former August Weber Haus 01-16-2020
CEDARBURG — The Shinery Moonshine Company in Cedarburg is moving from its current location at W63N706 Washington Ave. into the former August Weber Haus.
Developers to present Olympia plans to city officials 01-16-2020
OCONOMOWOC — Wangard Partners, the group that owns the Olympia property as well as some surrounding property, will be at the Tuesday Committee of the Whole meeting to give a presentation on how development has been going at the Olympia property.
Soul Fire Art Studio moves to downtown Delafield 01-15-2020
DELAFIELD — It hasn’t been a simple move from one storefront to another for Soul Fire Art Studio, which has gutted and remodeled a building on the corner of Main Street and Oneida Street.
New owner sought for Waukesha's Le Caffe Bistro 01-15-2020
TOWN OF WAUKESHA — If you love making a good cup of coffee as much as drinking one, you may want to consider buying Le Caffe Bistro in the Town of Waukesha.
Former Cousins Subs employees buy restaurant location
01-15-2020
BROOKFIELD — A couple who fell in love while working at Cousins Subs has now purchased their own franchise location in Brookfield.
First National Bank in Hartford undergoing changes 01-15-2020
HARTFORD — A city business that is more than a century old has undergone changes as of the first of the year.
Dog daycare and bar proposed in Menomonee Falls 01-15-2020
MENOMONEE FALLS — Dog owners may have a new, social way of meeting other dog parents by chatting over a beer at a newly proposed dog daycare and bar called Dogwood Run.
Vacant Pewaukee Pick 'n Save will be given new life 01-15-2020
PEWAUKEE — The vacant Pick ’n Save store at the corner of Ryan Street and Highway 16 is about to get a new life as a thrift store.
CBD store opens in West Bend 01-14-2020
WEST BEND — Monday marked the grand opening for Nature’s Natural Pain Relief, a CBD store born from one owner’s experience as caregiver for the other, who found healing benefits from the plant.
Mequon industrial building and surrounding land acquired for $32.5 million 01-14-2020
MEQUON — An Arizona real estate investment trust recently acquired a Mequon facility and its neighboring lot for approximately $32.5 million, according to records from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
Meet Jeff Gray, the man behind Mequon's industrial equipment supplier Telsmith Inc. 01-14-2020
MEQUON — Mequon can be a destination for great companies and Telsmith Inc. doesn’t fall short from those expectations.
Mother nature creates economic impact on Ozaukee County snow removal employees 01-14-2020
OZAUKEE COUNTY — Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow. That’s what several local businesses are pleading for as a surprisingly mild December and January have made Wisconsin appear less of a winter wonderland than usual.
Orthopaedic Associates proposes Brookfield clinic 01-14-2020
BROOKFIELD — Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin is proposing an 18,600-square-foot medical clinic near the new convention center next to Brookfield Square mall.
Mammoth Lofts under construction in Sussex 01-14-2020
SUSSEX — A 40-unit apartment building with retail on the first floor is being built in Sussex.
Residents voice concerns over proposed bed and breakfast, event space 01-14-2020
TOWN OF GRAFTON — Golden Belles’ proposed bed and breakfast and event space is stalling in the Town of Grafton, as neighbors came out in numbers Wednesday concerned about what the business would do to their neighborhood.
Grafton Dairy Queen location closes 01-14-2020
GRAFTON — The Dairy Queen in Grafton closed this month, leaving a vacancy next to the Citgo on Port Washington Road.
Casey's General Store expansion approved, no alcohol sales allowed 01-14-2020
CEDARBURG — Casey’s General Store is good to go on its plan to construct a 1,479-square-foot addition and other changes to the convenience store, but it won't be allowed to sell alcohol.
Profiting and protecting the Earth 01-12-2020
NASHOTAH — An Oconomowoc-area business is taking the lead on sustainable practices.
Eagle Park Brewing 01-12-2020
MUSKEGO – A new 21,600-square-foot, two-level brewery and distillery, complete with restaurant and brew pub, is scheduled to open in May at S64-W15640 Commerce Center Parkway.
Brookfield Square losing longtime retailers 01-12-2020
BROOKFIELD — A card shop and a women’s clothier are the latest tenants to exit Brookfield Square’s roster of retailers, but officials say several new concepts are on the horizon at a time when mall owners across the U.S. continue finding new ways of bringing customers to enclosed spaces.
$4.75M incentive package proposed for The Reserve developer 01-12-2020
WAUKESHA — The developer behind the proposed Reserve at Waukesha project is seeking $4.75 million in incentives from the city to complete the project.
US adds 145,000 jobs; unemployment holds at 3.5% 01-10-2020
WASHINGTON — U.S. employers downshifted their hiring in December, adding 145,000 jobs as consumer spending appeared to aid gains in the retail and hospitality sectors.
Taco time on the horizon 01-10-2020
WAUKESHA — A Taco Bell being constructed near the intersection of North Grandview Boulevard and Silvernail Road is slowly beginning to take shape.
Mequon industrial building and surrounding land acquired for $32.5 million 01-10-2020
MEQUON — An Arizona real estate investment trust recently acquired a Mequon facility and its neighboring lot for approximately $32.5 million, according to records from the Wisconsin Department of Revenue.
Clearing the way for accommodations
01-10-2020
WAUKESHA – A wooded lot off Meadow Lane on the city’s far north side has been cleared to make way for the construction for a 95-room Avid Hotel location.
GMC introducing first Harley-Davidson edition pickup 01-10-2020
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Motor Company and Tuscany Motor Co. will introduce the first Harley-Davidson edition GMC pickup in history at the Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. on Saturday.
Kohl's, Penney report holiday sales declines 01-09-2020
NEW YORK — Mall-based retailers J.C. Penney, Kohl's and Victoria's Secret parent reported sales declines for the holiday season, underscoring continued challenges ahead from online rivals and other low-price competitors.
A whole lot of Ueck 01-09-2020
NASHOTAH — For most of Wisconsin, Bob Uecker is known as the voice of the Milwaukee Brewers, but he is more than the man behind the mic for Picnic Basket owner Tim Weiberg.
Townhomes coming to vacant parcel in downtown Cedarburg 01-09-2020
CEDARBURG — The Cedarburg Plan Commission approved the site/architectural plan for two 2-unit townhomes on the vacant parcel at Mill Street and Hanover Avenue in downtown Cedarburg.
Wahlburgers to open Jan. 21 in Milwaukee’s Third Ward 01-09-2020
MILWAUKEE — The state’s second Wahlburgers will open in Milwaukee’s Third Ward on Jan. 21.
Rockwell Automation to buy cybersecurity provider 01-09-2020
MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation, Inc. announced Wednesday it has entered an agreement to purchase privately held Avnet Data Security, LTD, an Israeli-based cybersecurity provider.
Milwaukee Art Museum, airport become partners 01-09-2020
MILWAUKEE — Although at first glance an art museum and an airport may not seem to have a lot in common, a partnership has been formed between the Milwaukee Art Museum and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport.
Lawmakers seek to expand tax-exempt product list 01-09-2020
MADISON — The tax on a $19 box of diapers in Wisconsin is about 95 cents. Some lawmakers say that’s simply too much for families in Wisconsin.
Survey: US companies added 202,000 jobs in December
01-08-2020
BALTIMORE — U.S. companies added 202,000 jobs in December, led by robust hiring in construction, trade, transportation and utilities, according to a private survey.
Slinger trustees OK developer's agreement for apartment complex 01-08-2020
SLINGER — Unanimous approval by the Village Board of a developer’s agreement and an amended zoning map will now allow construction to proceed on the proposed nearly $10 million Stonefield Terrace Apartment project on the village’s east side.
Cargill sees 61% increase in 2Q profits 01-08-2020
MINNEAPOLIS — While Cargill Inc. continues to grapple with ongoing trade uncertainties that are hitting its North America growers, the company is large enough it has been able to adjust its global commodities to minimize the impact to its bottom line.
Towner Crest opens in Oconomowoc 01-08-2020
OCONOMOWOC — After a little short of a year and a half of construction, Towner Crest, the senior living facility on Lisbon Road, has opened to residents who have started moving in.
Baldwin supports new North American trade agreement
01-07-2020
MADISON, Wis. — U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin said Tuesday she'll vote for President Donald Trump's new North American free trade agreement.
New hangars to open soon at county airport 01-07-2020
WAUKESHA – Spring City Aviation and Stein Aircraft Services will have new aircraft hangars operating within the next few weeks at the Waukesha County Airport/Crites Field, company officials said Monday.
Ozaukee County real estate leaders create Quinlevan & Armitage 01-07-2020
MEQUON — Brookfield Shorewest Realtors recently announced the creation of Quinlevan & Armitage, which brings together two third-generation real estate families that are well-known and respected in the Ozaukee County and North Shore real estate markets.
Cedar Creek Essentials starts new chapter with Sobani in downtown Cedarburg 01-07-2020
CEDARBURG — Looking back, it seems that Dionne Schedler Cofta was always destined to have her own skincare line — she’s always had both a serious affinity for luxury cosmetics and a fascination with chemistry.
Sunshine Winery coming to Cedarburg this spring 01-07-2020
CEDARBURG — The tropics are coming to downtown Cedarburg this spring with a new winery.
Waukesha Sentry store announces closing sale, hours
01-07-2020
WAUKESHA — The much-loved Bob & Kurt’s Sentry in Waukesha has announced its closing sale and hours.
Filament sold, to close Brookfield location
01-07-2020
BROOKFIELD — After 45 years in business, lighting retailer Filament will close its doors in Brookfield.
Learning Shop closes all Wisconsin locations 01-07-2020
CEDARBURG — The longtime independent toy store, Learning Shop closed its five stores around Christmastime, which the owners said was a hard decision to make.
Cousins Subs launches loyalty program 01-07-2020
MENOMONEE FALLS — Cousins Subs has joined the list of restaurants offering a loyalty program for its customers.
Another major US dairy, Borden, seeks bankruptcy protection 01-06-2020
The U.S. dairy industry, the largest in the world, is under severe pressure as the dietary habits of Americans shift.
Dunkin’ Donuts-Baskin Robbins to open around midsummer 01-04-2020
WEST BEND — Developers of a new Dunkin’ Donuts-Baskin Robbins location in the city hope to have the new business open by midsummer.
Catalog retailers see reason for optimism after declines 01-03-2020
PORTLAND, Maine — Catalogs, those glossy paper-and-ink offerings of outdoor apparel, kitchenware and fruit baskets, are not yet headed for the recycling bin of history.
Foxconn pays Mount Pleasant more than $8 million in taxes and assessments
01-03-2020
Mount Pleasant has a new largest taxpayer. Foxconn in December paid the village $1,071,899 in property taxes for 2019.
Foxconn completes roof installation at manufacturing facility 01-03-2020
MOUNT PLEASANT — After six months of construction, Foxconn Technology Group has completed the weather tight enclosure for its nearly 1 million-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility at the Wisconsin Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant.
Widower sues, blaming fall at Brookfield dealership for wife's death 01-03-2020
WAUKESHA — A Menomonee Falls man is suing a Brookfield car dealership after he said his wife tripped over a rug there, sustaining injuries that allegedly took her life a few days later.
Old Pizza Hut demolished 01-02-2020
WEST BEND — Workers began demolishing the old Pizza Hut restaurant along West Washington Street in West Bend on Tuesday morning.
Hartford mayor looks for continued growth, development 01-02-2020
HARTFORD — If Mayor Tim Michalak were a fan of former President Teddy Roosevelt he could say he was “bully” on Hartford’s recent past and near future.
2020 farm outlook: reasons for optimism 01-02-2020
It may not be a banner year, but some farmers might gain a little breathing room in 2020.
Illinois sees first legal sales of recreational marijuana 01-01-2020
CHICAGO — The sale of marijuana for recreational purposes became legal Wednesday in Illinois to the delight of pot fans — many who began lining up hours early at dispensaries.
Trump says he'll sign first-step China trade deal on Jan. 15
12-31-2019
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — The first phase of a U.S.-China trade agreement will be inked at the White House in mid-January, President Donald Trump announced Tuesday, adding that he will visit Beijing at a later date to open another round of talks aimed at resolving other sticking points in the relationship.
Downtown Cedarburg business closes after 47 years
12-31-2019
CEDARBURG — A local business with a lot of history closed its doors Dec. 21.
Casey's General Stores to expand 12-31-2019
CEDARBURG — Casey's General Store is seeking to construct a 1,479-square-foot addition to the convenience store at 506 N. Wauwatosa Road and also hopes to obtain a beer and liquor license.
Waukesha, Milwaukee counties see slight increase in unemployment rate 12-29-2019
WAUKESHA — The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development released statistics gathered by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics that states unemployment rates stayed the same during November in Washington and Ozaukee counties, while Waukesha and Milwaukee counties both saw 0.1% increases.
WEDC: Taxpayer dollars could bring big return 12-29-2019
MADISON — Wisconsin’s economic development managers say $250 million in taxpayer money in 2019 could return more than a $1 billion to the state.
More subs for Waukesha 12-27-2019
WAUKESHA — If you’ve been hoping for another sandwich shop in Waukesha, then your wish could soon come true.
Bank executives say Wisconsin's economy should remain strong 12-27-2019
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin’s economy should remain in good shape and a solid year of lending is expected in 2020, according to a survey of state bank executives.
Good Land Wing Co. coming to Brookfield 12-27-2019
BROOKFIELD — Good Land Wing Co. announced plans to open a new location in Brookfield in early 2020, which will be its third site.
Rolling the die, finding success 12-27-2019
WAUKESHA — They can’t share the names with everyone. But if you asked company officials at Miro Manufacturing, 201 Sentry Drive, to tell you just a few of the companies they make parts for, your jaw might just drop.
Waukesha karate master continues sharing ancient art 12-26-2019
WAUKESHA — After 50 years of teaching the centuries-old art of Okinawan karate-do in Waukesha, the Authentic Ancient Arts dojo, 369 W. Main St., is running out of wall space.
Used book store officially opens in Cedarburg library 12-24-2019
CEDARBURG — The perfect book may be waiting for you inside Cedarburg’s newest used book store.
North 48 to open Oconomowoc lounge 12-24-2019
OCONOMOWOC — Cedarburg’s North 48, a cocktail lounge that offers craft cocktails, muddled drinks and freshly squeezed juices to mix, is opening a second location in a historic Oconomowoc building.
Local business owner believes in giving year-round 12-24-2019
WEST BEND – On the door to all Cousins Subs locations, including those owned in West Bend and Kewaskum by Keith Novotny, guests will find a decal that says “Local at Heart.”
U.S. home foreclosures are near a 20-year low 12-24-2019
Soaring home values and a strong U.S. economy have hammered down home loan delinquency rates and foreclosures to their lowest levels in almost two decades.
Anytime Fitness expands in Sussex 12-24-2019
SUSSEX — Anytime Fitness has expanded its workout space by more than 2,000 square feet, adding new equipment and training options for members in Sussex.
Permit, zoning change OK'd for new apartment complex 12-22-2019
SLINGER — The Plan Commission took two actions at their recent regular meeting that will allow construction to begin soon of a proposed apartment development north of American Eagle Drive on the village’s east side.
Jason's Deli to close 12-22-2019
BROOKFIELD — Jason’s Deli, attached to Brookfield Square Mall, is expected to close its doors at 2 p.m. on Dec. 31.
Brookfield facing claim of excessive property taxes 12-22-2019
WAUKESHA — Sherwood Manor VI, LLC is seeking to be reimbursed for what the business says was an excessive amount of property taxes in 2019, according to a civil complaint filed in Waukesha County Circuit Court.
Target Corp. sues Brookfield, alleges excessive property taxes 12-22-2019
WAUKESHA — Target Corporation is suing the city of Brookfield in an attempt to gain back what the business believes was an excessive amount of property taxes in 2019, according to Waukesha County Circuit Court documents.
US economy grew at moderate 2.1% rate in 3rd quarter
12-20-2019
The U.S. economy, which only recently was flashing warning signs of a sharp slowdown, should finish the year in better shape, thanks to rate cuts from the Federal Reserve and a cease-fire in the U.S.-China trade war.
Chiropractic and Wellness developing former BP site 12-20-2019
PEWAUKEE — The BP located at 221 W. Wisconsin Ave. was torn down on Wednesday to make way for Chiropractic and Wellness on Pewaukee Lake.
Actuant: Fiscal 1Q Earnings Snapshot 12-20-2019
MENOMONEE FALLS — Actuant Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $2.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier.
State unemployment rate remains same 12-20-2019
MADISON — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate remained at 3.3% in November from October, according to preliminary data from the Department of Workforce Development.
Volney Moore House up for sale, lease
12-20-2019
WAUKESHA – After battles with contractors and the city, the owner of one of the city’s most unique historic homes says he’s ready to sell or lease the property.
Commission OKs plans for Weld Fab expansion 12-20-2019
SLINGER — Plans related to a proposed major expansion of the Weld Fab Manufacturing Corporation facility at 180 James St. were approved by the Plan Commission on Wednesday.
Architects selected for Wisconsin Center 12-20-2019
MILWAUKEE — Two companies — international firm tvsdesign and Milwaukee-based Eppstein Uhen Architects — have been selected to design the expansion of the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee.
Neumann looking to build 45 single-family homes in Oconomowoc 12-20-2019
OCONOMOWOC — More development is potentially coming to Oconomowoc as Neumann Developments will speak in front of the Oconomowoc Plan Commission on Jan. 8 about zoning a currently un-zoned 18-acre site as suburban residential.
Democratic-led House poised to give Trump big win on trade 12-19-2019
WASHINGTON — One day after impeaching President Donald Trump, the Democratic-led House looks poised to overwhelmingly pass one of his signature priorities, a rewrite of the 25-year-old free trade agreement he blames for shipping U.S. manufacturing jobs to Mexico.
Main Street building owner suing First Bank 12-19-2019
WAUKESHA — The owner of the building at 20 S. Main St. — to be occupied by Gordy’s Lakefront Marine — is suing First Bank Financial Centre over a land dispute revolving around the ingress and egress of boats on an easement.
Council amends conditional use permit for boat store 12-19-2019
OCONOMOWOC — The Oconomowoc Common Council revised a conditional use permit submitted by Gordy’s Lakefront Marine that changed restrictions on hours of delivery of boats that made both Gordy’s and First Bank Financial Centre happy.
Coco's Seafood and Steakhouse to open in January 12-19-2019
OCONOMOWOC — The first business to go into the ground floor of Fowler Lake Village is getting ready to open to the public.
West Bend could soon have fourth Kwik Trip 12-19-2019
WEST BEND – After not having any Kwik Trip stores located within the city limits until about four years ago, the city could be home, as soon as during 2020, for a fourth Kwik Trip store.
Waukesha State Bank announces plans for Port Washington property 12-19-2019
WAUKESHA — Waukesha state bank announced new plans for its 240-acre property in Port Washington.
Oshkosh Defense gets $803.9 million order for military vehicles 12-19-2019
OSHKOSH — Oshkosh Defense has received a significant order for military vehicles valued at $803.9 million.
First steps taken to remove Clark Station 12-19-2019
GRAFTON — Food that has sat untouched on shelves for 3 1/2 years. A building in disrepair, neon signs unlit in the windows.
Athletico Physical Therapy opens in Menomonee Falls
12-19-2019
MENOMONEE FALLS — Athletico Physical Therapy has opened a new location in Menomonee Falls located off the intersection of Main Street and Pilgrim Road, near the Kwik Trip and Ninja Sushi.
Hartland chamber announces speakers for new series
12-18-2019
DELAFIELD — The Hartland Chamber of Commerce announced the four speakers for its “Insights, Businesses to Learn From” series that starts on Jan. 29.
Milwaukee Tool announces $100M-plus expansion project 12-18-2019
MENOMONEE FALLS — Milwaukee Tool on Tuesday announced an expansion project slated for 65 acres of land, which includes a more than $100 million campus in Menomonee Falls.
Mukwonago's ProHealth Care campus lobby to open today 12-18-2019
MUKWONAGO — Today the first tangible part of the new ProHealth Care hospital in Mukwonago will be accessible.
SkyDance Pet Lodge coming to New Berlin next spring 12-18-2019
NEW BERLIN — Even though you love your canine like a member of the family, you may at times need to spend some time apart from him or her.
Hartford group commissions study to help attract national restaurants 12-18-2019
HARTFORD — One element in a proposed plan to redevelop Hartford Plaza on the city’s west side that was unveiled last week at the Common Council’s regular meeting was the addition of some national chain restaurants along with new retail and housing development.
Employers post more jobs in October in sign of solid economy 12-17-2019
WASHINGTON — The number of available jobs jumped in October after hitting an 18-month low the previous month, a sign the job market remains strong.
Audit faults plans to credit Foxconn for work outside state
12-17-2019
MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin's economic development agency needs to modify procedures to ensure tax credits aren't awarded for Foxconn Technology Group employees who don't do work in the state, which would violate state law and the contract with the company, an audit released Tuesday said.
Wisconsin's state-chartered banks post strong third-quarter performance 12-17-2019
MADISON — Loans increased by 5.04 percent at Wisconsin’s state-chartered banks through the first nine months of 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, according to data recently released by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
'Bear It All Fitness' comes to Mukwonago 12-17-2019
MUKWONAGO — A new business opened in Mukwonago called “Bear It All Fitness,” which offers a community connection with a wine bar and a variety of classes such as barre classes — a hybrid workout class which combines elements of strength training, ballet, pilates, dance and yoga.
Health & beauty business coming to Cedarburg 12-17-2019
CEDARBURG — A new skin care, bath and body and health business is coming to Cedarburg.
Shipping container homes, businesses banned 12-17-2019
GRAFTON — The verdict is in on shipping containers in the town of Grafton, and the ruling is that they have no place in town development.
Energy consultant helping his clients save thousands
12-17-2019
GRAFTON — Kurt Gruetzmacher has spent 2019 helping his clients find more affordable and eco-friendly ways to keep the lights on.
Wisconsin governor: No tax credits for new Foxconn plant 12-16-2019
MADISON, Wis. — Gov. Tony Evers' top aide warned Foxconn Technology Group last month that a scaled-down factory in Wisconsin won't qualify for tax credits unless the Taiwanese electronics giant renegotiates with the state, letters Evers' administration released Friday show.
Study: Washington, Waukesha counties' economies are thriving 12-15-2019
WEST BEND — According to the results of a recent study, both Washington and Waukesha counties have plenty of arrows in their quivers in promoting and improving economic development.
New industrial development proposed for City of Pewaukee 12-15-2019
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — A 165,000-square-foot industrial building development was discussed at a Plan Commission meeting Thursday.
Coldwell Banker Elite unveils new branding
12-14-2019
OCONOMOWOC — Lake Country real estate firm Coldwell Branker Elite unveiled new branding this week at its annual client appreciation holiday event at The Red Circle Inn in Nashotah.
New housing development concept proposed in Brookfield 12-14-2019
BROOKFIELD — Two traditional single- family homes near the city of Brookfield’s historic village area could soon give way to a new concept housing development known as Cottage Commons, which has been referred to as a pocket neighborhood.
Fox Run Sentry owner thanks loyal customers, employees ahead of closing 12-14-2019
WAUKESHA — The Sentry Foods store at Fox Run Shopping Center is slated to close sometime early next year. But before it does, owner Bob Fleming wants to be sure every customer who ever shopped or worked for the store knows just how much they are and were appreciated.
Trump says US, China have reached deal; Sunday tariffs off 12-13-2019
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said Friday that the U.S. has canceled plans to impose new tariffs on $160 billion worth of Chinese imports Sunday as part of an interim agreement that de-escalates a 17-month trade war between the world's two biggest economies.
Hotel tax projected to collect $800K 12-13-2019
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — After the Brookfield Town Board approved the creation of the Town of Brookfield Tourism and Visitor Bureau, early stages of development of the bureau and a tourism board are in the works.
Home sales up, listings down in November 12-13-2019
Homes sales in the metro Milwaukee saw a slight increase during the month of November, while listings were down, compared to the same time last year, according to data released Thursday by the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors.
Sjoberg Tool & Manufacturing Corp. expanding 12-13-2019
HARTLAND — Sjoberg Tool & Manufacturing Corp. is constructing a 14,940-square-foot building addition which is scheduled for completion in early 2020.
US and China near deal that would suspend planned tariffs 12-12-2019
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration and China are close to finalizing a trade agreement that would suspend tariffs that are set to kick in Sunday, de-escalating their 17-month trade war.
Little Sprouts coming to Mequon 12-12-2019
MEQUON — Exciting news for Ozaukee families with small children – the popular Shorewood-based Little Sprouts Play Café recently announced plans to open a second location in Mequon.
Creative Arts Oasis studio space to close 12-12-2019
WAUKESHA — The stress of running a physical business has led Creative Arts Oasis owner and founder Cecelia Blenker to make the decision to close her studio, located at 223 Maple Ave., at the end of this month.
Just Smokin' Barbecue partnering with SteelTank Brewing 12-12-2019
OCONOMOWOC — You’ll soon be able to grab a brew and some BBQ all in one location.
Wisconsin leaders, groups all say USMCA trade deal is a win 12-12-2019
MADISON — Business groups and elected leaders all say the United States/Mexico/Canada Agreement (USMCA) is a win for Wisconsin.
Microbreweries allowed on Cedarburg's east 12-12-2019
CEDARBURG — The Cedarburg Common Council approved a zoning text amendment to add “microbreweries” to the list of conditional uses permitted in the B-2 Community Business District.
Fed leaves low rates alone and foresees no moves in 2020
12-11-2019
WASHINGTON - The Federal Reserve left its benchmark interest rate alone Wednesday and signaled that it expects to keep low rates unchanged through next year.
Another reason to smile 12-11-2019
DELAFIELD — Despite being loved by children around the world, Playmobil had yet to bring its interactive playrooms to the United States prior to this holiday season.
CBD boom becomes local 12-11-2019
OCONOMOWOC — The CBD boom across southeast Wisconsin has been well documented with dozens of CBD shops opening in the area over the last year.
DWD launching vet employer initiative 12-11-2019
MADISON — The Department of Workforce Development announced the creation of the Vets Ready Employer Initiative and applications will be accepted starting Jan. 2.
Murphy & Prachthauser, S.C. opens office in Waukesha County 12-11-2019
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Murphy & Prachthauser, S.C. announced the firm has opened a new office location at N14-W23833 Stone Ridge Drive in the City of Pewaukee.
New branch of Apex Leadership Co. opened 12-11-2019
MILWAUKEE — Local residents Daren and Jean Allen are the new branch owners of Apex Leadership Co. for the greater Milwaukee area.
One-of-a-kind whiskey 12-11-2019
OCONOMOWOC — As part of its bourbon club, Vino Etc., 120 E. Wisconsin Ave., has introduced its members and customers to its exclusive bourbon, Cody Road from Mississippi River Distilling Company.
Common Council endorses plan to redevelop Hartford Plaza 12-11-2019
HARTFORD — In a decision they hope shows the city will leave no stone unturned in trying to promote economic development, the Common Council on Tuesday night endorsed a proposed development plan that could bring economic prosperity to the now largely vacant Hartford Plaza.
High-end rental community clears more hurdles in Slinger 12-11-2019
SLINGER — A possible $10 million new high-end, market-rate rental community is two steps closer to reality after action recently by the Village Board.
Raising The Roof Truss 12-10-2019
A tall crane lifts a roof truss in place Friday onto the fifth floor of the Rincon 225 apartment building now under construction in downtown Hartford.
Development plan for old Kmart property to be unveiled tonight 12-10-2019
HARTFORD — A proposed redevelopment plan for property on the Highway 60 corridor into the city will be unveiled at the city’s Common Council meeting tonight.
Foxtown home development tabled 12-10-2019
MEQUON — The Mequon Planning Commission tabled Lakeside Development’s development agreement amendment for a proposed 23 single-family home development at 11050 N. Weston Drive during its latest meeting Dec. 2.
Hartford panel OKs Trade Tech expansion site plan 12-10-2019
HARTFORD — A site plan for a proposed major expansion for Trade Tech in the city’s industrial park was unanimously approved by the Plan Commission on Monday night at City Hall.
Hartland food truck policy approved for park use 12-10-2019
HARTLAND — The Village Board approved a food truck policy on Nov. 11, which allows food trucks to serve food in park locations such as the Nixon Park Fine Arts Center and park shelters.
Lou Malnati's Pizzeria coming to Brookfield 12-10-2019
BROOKFIELD — Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria will open a full-service restaurant in Brookfield in summer 2020.
While metro Milwaukee employment is high, economic indicators are sluggish 12-10-2019
MILWAUKEE — Although unemployment remains very low in metro Milwaukee, business activity indicators measured by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce remain sluggish.
Pure Hockey is pure customized technology 12-10-2019
MEQUON — Not long ago, purchasing hockey equipment in Wisconsin meant making a day trip to a specialty store or risking the incorrect fit with an online order.
Employment numbers surge in November 12-06-2019
WASHINGTON — Hiring in the United States jumped last month to its highest level since January as U.S. employers shrugged off global trade conflicts and added 266,000 jobs.
Walker maintains Foxconn a good deal for Wisconsin 12-06-2019
Foxconn has already pumped millions of dollars into the Wisconsin economy, and the company hasn’t made a single LCD screen yet.
Fiserv selling 60% of Investment Services business 12-06-2019
BROOKFIELD — Fiserv, Inc. has entered into an agreement with Motive Partners, a private equity firm focused on technology-enabled companies that power the financial services industry, to acquire up to 60% of the Brookfield-based company’s Investment Services business.
Dollar General coming to Family Video strip mall 12-06-2019
WAUKESHA — Less than two months after the Family Dollar at 139 E. Broadway closed its doors, a Dollar General is slated to take its place.
Council approves $1.78M TIF package for White Rock developer 12-06-2019
WAUKESHA — Aldermen have backed a $1.78 million tax incremental financing package for the developer of the 72-unit Frame Park Commons apartment complex slated for Moreland Boulevard and White Rock Avenue.
American Family to renovate Milwaukee building 12-06-2019
MILWAUKEE — American Family is renovating a 110-year-old downtown Milwaukee building with the intent of moving up to 400 jobs there, including 200-250 employees from its Pewaukee building.
Developer interested in Moor Mud Baths 12-05-2019
WAUKESHA — A Minnesota- based developer has expressed interested in transforming the threatened Moor Mud Baths/Grandview Health Resort building into an apartment complex.
Cocktail lounge to open in Oconomowoc Mann Block building in spring 12-05-2019
OCONOMOWOC — After a full remodel, the Mann Block building will have a new tenant in its first floor space on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and Main Street downtown.
Town of Delafield land use, code changes recommended
12-05-2019
TOWN OF DELAFIELD — The Plan Commission Tuesday night unanimously recommended that the Town Board adopt controversial land use and zoning code changes allowing mixed-use residential and commercial development on the 150-acre Thomas family farm.
Mequon to demolish Alpine Village 12-05-2019
MEQUON — The city of Mequon has issued a raze order for Alpine Village and a raze or repair order, likely to result in razing, for Port Zedler Motel.
Milwaukee-Waukesha region among best-paying large metros for millennials, analysis says 12-04-2019
The Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis tri-city region is among the 15 best-paying U.S. large metros for millennials, according to a new analysis by Fabric, a Brooklyn-based startup helping families plan for their financial future.
Lands' End reports 3Q profit of $3.6 million 12-04-2019
DODGEVILLE — Lands’ End Inc on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $3.6 million.
Cyber Monday: Adobe says $9.4 billion spent online, $3 billion via smartphones 12-04-2019
If you are like many shoppers, you are showing few signs of putting the brakes on your Christmas and holiday spending on this gifts this year.
Fox Run Sentry closing, letter says 12-04-2019
WAUKESHA — The speculation is over. The long-time Sentry Foods Store at 2304 W. St Paul Ave. is closing.
Early winter delays completion of new downtown parking lot 12-03-2019
HARTFORD — The early arrival of winter weather has forced a delay in the completion of the city’s new municipal parking lot at the corner of Mill and Park streets adjacent to the Cobblestone Hotel and Suites.
Athletico Physical Therapy opens in Grafton 12-03-2019
GRAFTON — Community members, Grafton village officials and Grafton Chamber members recently welcomed Athletico Physical Therapy to Grafton.
Manufacturing slumps in Midwest, nation 12-03-2019
Midwest manufacturing conditions sank to their lowest levels in three years in November amid trade wars, drooping sales and anemic hiring, but they were still better than the country as a whole.
Seed testing group gets feel for flavor of things 12-03-2019
Opting for flavor over high-yield and extended-shelf-life vegetables, a University of Wisconsin study is turning the rules for horticultural production on their head.
A bird's eye view of the transforming Amcast site 12-03-2019
CEDARBURG — Progress gradually continues at the Amcast Industrial Corp. properties on Hamilton Road and Johnson Street as shown in this photo that was taken in mid-November.
Fyndig offers more than just 'affordable luxury' 12-03-2019
CEDARBURG — Pamela Schwister has dreamed of owning a hair salon for 30 years. When she was 11 years old, she began cutting her 9-year-old sister’s hair.
Elite Sports Clubs, including Mequon location, sold 12-03-2019
MEQUON — Elite Sports Clubs owner and Chief Executive Officer Kay Yuspeh recently announced she has sold the five clubs to a group, led by Peter Goldman, who currently owns the two Lakeshore Sport & Fitness clubs in Chicago.
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St. Joseph’s Clinic’s Zibell honored as a women’s health champion 01-27-2020
WAUKESHA — Rosa Zibell of the St. Joseph’s Medical Clinic in Waukesha was one of five people to be honored by the Wisconsin Women’s Health Foundation Selects as Champions in Women’s Health Award winners.
Kewaskum resident recognized with Froedtert West Bend Hospital award 01-27-2020
WEST BEND — Sara Groeschel, critical care technician on the Modified Care Unit and Kewaskum resident, has been recognized with Froedtert West Bend Hospital’s semi-annual Sunflower Award for the dignity and respect she provided a patient.
Business association donates to Eagle Community Food Pantry 01-23-2020
EAGLE — During the Eagle Business Association Annual Dinner and Meeting, Eagle Business Association President Janis Suhm presented a $1,000 check to Nancy Mierkiewicz for the Eagle Community Food Pantry.
Wausau Homes West Bend earns two awards for Builder Excellence 01-22-2020
WEST BEND — Redefining the building experience is exactly what Wausau Homes West Bend is doing for their home buyers.
Mequon company's life care services ranks highest in customer satisfaction 01-21-2020
MEQUON — Newcastle Place, 12600 N. Port Washington Road, recently announced its management company ranked highest in customer satisfaction in the J.D. Power 2019 U.S. Senior Living Study.
Washington County man named to state Dairy Farmers board 01-21-2020
WEST BEND — The Dairy Farmers of Wisconsin board of directors have appointed dairy farmer Rick Roden, Roden Echo Valley, LLC, to serve as the representative for District 18 covering Sheboygan, Ozaukee, Washington, Waukesha, Milwaukee, Racine and Kenosha counties.
Kelley named Wisconsin chamber association board chairwoman 01-19-2020
WAUKESHA — The Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives, an association of local chambers of commerce executives and staff members, announced Suzanne Kelley from the Waukesha County Business Alliance is the new chairwoman of its board of advisors.
Waukesha County Technical College president to retire at end of 2020 01-17-2020
PEWAUKEE — After 12 years of working in different roles at Waukesha County Technical College, the school’s president, Kaylen Betzig, announced she will retire at the end of 2020.
Hartford's Henke named to Wisconsin Chamber Board
01-16-2020
MADISON — Hartford Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Scott Henke was named a new member of the Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce Executives Board of Advisors.
Albrecht's donates to food pantries 01-14-2020
DELAFIELD — During December, Albrecht’s Delafield Market asked customers to add on to their grocery bill so they could donate food to six area food pantries.
Alliance Tax & Accounting Service celebrates 10 years
01-14-2020
BROOKFIELD — The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Alliance Tax & Accounting Service, 150 N. Sunnyslope Road, on Thursday to celebrate its 10-year anniversary.
Ludtke to lead talent development at Business Alliance 01-09-2020
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Business Alliance announced the promotion of Robyn Ludtke to vice president of talent development.
Keller names Vande Wettering as president
01-08-2020
Cory Vande Wettering has been named president of Keller, Inc., replacing Wayne Stellmacher who had been president and CEO since 2006.
WaterStone Bank donates to over 240 nonprofits in 2019
01-07-2020
WAUWATOSA — WaterStone Bank’s foundation donated more than $800,000 to more than 240 local nonprofits in 2019.
Ladies Who Lead award recipients announced 01-07-2020
CEDARBURG — The Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce will celebrate local, female leadership during its annual Ladies Who Lead event Tuesday, Feb. 18.
Silver Lake Auto & Tire Center joins chamber 01-04-2020
HARTLAND — The Hartland Chamber of Commerce recently welcomed Silver Lake Auto & Tire Center as a new member.
Charleston|Orwig hires four, promotes one 01-04-2020
HARTLAND — Charleston| Orwig announces the hire of four individuals and the promotion of one, serving clients across the agency.
Brookfield chamber names Judi Murphy Volunteer of the Year 01-03-2020
BROOKFIELD — The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce has recognized its longtime member Judi Murphy with its Volunteer of the Year award.
Weckwerth appointed Vrakas CPAs + Advisors managing shareholder 01-03-2020
BROOKFIELD — Vrakas CPAs + Advisors announced that Bradley J. Weckwerth will be the firm’s next president and managing shareholder.
Twilight Solutions joins chamber 01-03-2020
BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Chamber held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for new business Twilight Solutions on Dec. 10.
New year, new vice president 12-31-2019
MEQUON — Mequon-based building and design company Ruvin Bros. Artisans & Trades recently announced the appointment of Julie Tucker-Voeller as vice president.
Simmons named secretary of the Women's Council of REALTORS Milwaukee Network 12-31-2019
WAUWATOSA — EXIT Realty Horizons announced that Mo Simmons has been named secretary of the Women's Council of REALTORS Milwaukee Network.
Waukesha State Bank donates for South's scoreboards 12-29-2019
WAUKESHA — Waukesha South High School received a $15,420 gift from Waukesha State Bank to be used for their two new field house main court scoreboards.
Hartford company among nominees for Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year 12-26-2019
MADISON — Hydro Electronic Devices of Hartford is one of 26 finalists nominated to receive the Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Award from Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce.
Renaissance Manufacturing raises $1,300 for Waukesha homeless shelter 12-26-2019
WAUKESHA — The spirit of Christmas giving ignited at Renaissance Manufacturing Group when a single staffer contributed her company gift card for a holiday turkey to a worthy cause.
Two LAFC doctors named Health Care Heroes for southeastern Wisconsin
12-26-2019
The Health Care Heroes awards were announced at the Italian Community Center in Milwaukee last week.
Carroll University names new dean of School of Business 12-22-2019
WAUKESHA — Carroll University has named Hamid Akbari as the dean of the School of Business. He will begin his role Jan. 27, 2020.
Vrakas promotes Nick Heckenkamp to manager 12-20-2019
BROOKFIELD – The public accounting and business advisory firm of Vrakas S.C. announced the promotion of Nicholas J. Heckenkamp, CPA to manager.
R&R Insurance Services welcomes Max Nicholson 12-20-2019
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — R&R Insurance Services has welcomed Max Nicholson as a commercial insurance consultant.
The Exit Planning Institute names leadership board 12-20-2019
MILWAUKEE — The Wisconsin Chapter of The Exit Planning Institute has named its leadership board for 2020, following its successful annual Owners Forum held on Nov. 21 in Milwaukee.
25 companies nominated for Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards 12-20-2019
MADISON — Twenty-five Wisconsin manufacturers have been nominated for the 32nd Annual Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Awards.
Froedtert West Bend Hospital nurse honored for live-saving care 12-18-2019
TOWN OF POLK — Laura Borrelli, a resident of Richfield and a registered nurse in the Birth Center, has been recognized with Froedtert West Bend Hospital’s second-quarter DAISY Award for her lifesaving care of a patient.
Doug Reigle appointed senior vice president of Regal Ware's Strategic Sales 12-15-2019
KEWASKUM — Regal Ware, Inc. announced that Doug Reigle has been appointed to the position of senior vice president of Strategic Sales, effective Jan. 1.
Southeastern Wisconsin companies recognized for sustainable actions 12-14-2019
MILWAUKEE — Several southeastern Wisconsin companies were recently recognized by the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council as part of its Green Masters Program.
 
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