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West Bend school staff take in manufacturing, health field trip 10-24-2014
HARTFORD — When the school bus pulled up in front of Broan-NuTone LLC in Hartford on Thursday afternoon it wasn’t students that were lining up for a tour — it was teachers and guidance counselors from the West Bend School District.
Radio station sale final Oct. 31 10-24-2014
WEST BEND - The $2.25 million sale of four radio stations in West Bend and Racine to Magnum Communications Inc. will be completed on Halloween.
Building to expand services 10-24-2014
Construction has begun on the $1.4 million Affiliated Clinical Services office building, which will be a state-of-the-art facility to expand the clinic’s services to the county.
Mangold Creative breathes new life into vacant Masonic Temple 10-24-2014
PEWAUKEE - When Heather and Mike Mangold decided to put a purchase offer in on the historic Masonic Temple in downtown Pewaukee, it was as if the structure never existed, because as a nonprofit always owned by the Masons, the 1924 structure didn’t have a tax key.
Sale of warehouse possible 10-23-2014
WEST BEND - A Saturday warehouse sale by Habitat for Humanity of Washington and Dodge Counties may be the first indication the otherwise vacant two-story building at 535 N. Main St., West Bend, might soon have a new owner.
Jobless rates drop in county, West Bend 10-23-2014
Unemployment figures dropped for both Washington County and West Bend in September, according to data provided by the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development and the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Making the Cut 10-23-2014
OCONOMOWOC — It’s almost 5 p.m. and Sara Ninmann is preparing for a birthday party.
The epicenter of O‘condo’mowoc 10-23-2014
OCONOMOWOC — It’s the situation that coined the term “O‘condo’mowoc.”
Council hears more Fowler Lake discussion
Kowabunga, dude! For good 10-23-2014
OCONOMOWOC - It’s a good time to be a geek.
Unemployment rate dropping in Waukesha, but lagging behind other counties 10-23-2014
WAUKESHA - New data from the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development shows an encouraging trend for job growth in Waukesha County, but the area is still lagging behind some other counties in the state.
Northwestern Mutual increases research for childhood cancer through grants 10-22-2014
MILWAUKEE – Northwestern Mutual, through its Foundation, is funding four new Young Investigator grant awards for childhood cancer research.
City Chamber announces opening of Heritage Waukesha
WAUKESHA – A ribbon cutting ceremony for Heritage Waukesha will be held on Thursday, Oct. 23  at 3:30 p.m.
Blend to honor a friend 10-22-2014
WEST BEND - Dale Brunner was passionate about coffee and the Special Olympics so it seems fitting that those two seemingly unconnected things should be a part of his legacy.
Unique Interiors reopens its doors 10-22-2014
HARTFORD — For nine years Cathy Zivkovich, owner of Kate’s Kloset downtown Hartford, owned a business called Unique Interiors Boutique, which evolved, but she was inspired by her customers to bring Unique Interiors back.
A question about Kwik Trip 10-22-2014
WEST BEND - Kwik Trip has tried to open a store in West Bend for several years, without success, and many residents wonder why.
Plans for Ruby Farms site tweaked  10-22-2014
BROOKFIELD - A revised plan for a high profile, mixed-use development in the heart of Brookfield was met with praise by city leaders and residents Tuesday.
Heaven City restaurant to reopen as ‘Troy’s Heaven City Supper Club’ 10-22-2014
TOWN OF VERNON - This week will be the last for the Lakeside Restaurant & Lounge under its current name and site on Phantom Woods Road in Mukwonago.
ManpowerGroup bump in revenues, earnings

MILWAUKEE — ManpowerGroup announced Tuesday it saw a 4 percent increase in revenue during the third quarter and earnings per share increased from $1.18 to $1.61.
Connecture to offer IPO 10-21-2014
BROOKFIELD — Connecture, Inc. announced Monday the company has filled paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission for a proposed initial public offering of common stock.
Chinese demand pushes A.O. Smith earnings 10-21-2014
MILWAUKEE — Helped by a 16 percent increase in sales in China, A.O Smith Corporation announced Tuesday its net earnings had increased by just over $4 million in the third quarter compared to last year to $50.6 million.
Sales up, earnings down for Harley 10-21-2014
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson, Inc. dealers sold more new motorcycles in the third quarter of this year, but the company saw earnings per share, net income and revenue fall compared to last year.
Medical office in Thiensville making progress 10-21-2014
THIENSVILLE - Construction work continues on the new 12,000-square-foot Thiensville Health Alliance, which is being built at 128 N. Main St. by Dr. Gary Lewis and Andrea Mayerson.
Kapco, Inc. Wins First-Ever Wisconsin Business Achievement Award 10-21-2014
Madison, WI - Grafton-based Kapco, Inc. is the inaugural recipient of the Wisconsin Business Achievement Award, presented by the Flowers Family Foundation, Inc.
Next Week is National Estate Planning Awareness Week
In 2006 a group of bipartisan congressmen and congresswomen co-authored and passed legislation designating the third week of October each year for a campaign to raise awareness about the importance of estate planning.
Richfield, companies reach agreement on road 10-21-2014
RICHFIELD — Five companies have agreed to pay the village a total of $20,000 a year over 10 years to help pay for maintenance of Pioneer Road to keep the road open for truck traffic.
3 companies eye Richfield for expansion, location 10-21-2014
Three manufacturers are strongly considering expanding or building in Richfield.
City considers loan for Affiliated Clinical 10-21-2014
A decision to provide a low-interest revolving loan to help Affiliated Clinical Services build its $1.4 million office building on a vacant lot downtown will be made by city officials at a special Common Council meeting Oct. 28.
Hartford company to increase production 10-21-2014
HARTFORD - Menasha Packaging Company LLC announced Monday it is investing $5 million to expand production capacity at its Hartford facility.
Report: Existing state home sales flat in September 10-21-2014
MADISON - September single-family home sales in Wisconsin had flat numbers when compared with the same month in 2013, according to a state housing market report released Monday by the Wisconsin Realtors Association.
Jaguar Land Rover Waukesha celebrating ten years 10-20-2014
WAUKESHA – Jaguar Land Rover North America announced that Jaguar Land Rover Waukesha is celebrating ten years of business as a Jaguar Land Rover franchise in the greater Milwaukee area.
WCTC moving forward with manufacturing center 10-18-2014
PEWAUKEE - Despite falling short of its goal of raising $2 million by Sept. 30 for a proposed Integrated Manufacturing Center, Waukesha County Technical College announced Friday it will move forward with plans to build the $4.5 million facility.
Carroll aims to raise $50 million 10-18-2014
WAUKESHA - Carroll University is looking to raise $50 million by the middle of 2016 as part of the biggest comprehensive fundraising campaign in the school’s history.
Lynch’s Horter Chevrolet dealership planning move to new 8-acre site in Mukwonago 10-17-2014
MUKWONAGO — Lynch’s Horter Chevrolet will likely have a new home by the end of next year after the dealership’s owners purchased an eight-acre plot of land in Mukwonago.
DWD: Wisconsin unemployment rate at lowest point since 2008 10-17-2014
MADISON - Data released Thursday from the state Department of Workforce Development shows Wisconsin’s unemployment rate fell slightly in September, from 5.7 percent down to 5.5 percent.
Magnetek receives order for Hoover Dam 10-16-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS — Magnetek, Inc. announced Thursday it had received an order valued at over $1 million to modernize the controls on four 300-ton power plant cranes for the Hoover Dam.
Associated sees earnings rise 10-16-2014
GREEN BAY — Associated Banc-Corp on Thursday announced net income to common shareholders in the third quarter was $0.31 per share. In the second quarter, net income was $0.28 per share.
Recognizing excellence 10-16-2014
WAUKESHA - Habitat for Humanity of Waukesha County Executive Director Diane McGeen said the organization has built about 20 new homes over the organization’s 25 year history in the area, but it is looking to ramp things up going into the future.
Metro Milwaukee quarterly home sales fall 10-16-2014
WAUKESHA - Single-family home sales in the Metropolitan Milwaukee region dropped 4.6 percent from last year’s third quarter, according to data the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors released this week.
Making the rounds 10-16-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Members of the 9Round location in Oconomowoc walk through the door knowing the only predictable things about the workout they are about to receive are the greeting beforehand and that they will leave the gym sweating.
Developments often not as surprising as perceived 10-16-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Condominiums, apartments and single-family unit subdivisions do not appear overnight; it often takes years for a plan to coalesce and months for the plan to travel through several committees - each tasked with a specialized mission - on its way to the Oconomowoc Common Council for approval.
Three Pillars to remove Van Brunt Hall
OCONOMOWOC - Three Pillars Senior Living Communities is on track to tear down the historic Van Brunt Hall by next spring, leaving the site vacant while it charts its future.
Nominations open for Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award
MADISON – Nominations for the 2014 Wisconsin Financial Literacy Award will be accepted through Nov. 21.
Premier Hiring Event featuring Milwaukee area employers
MILWAUKEE – The Milwaukee Area Workforce Investment Board is hosting a large job fair on Thursday, October 23 from 8 to 11 a.m. at Serb Hall.
‘Progressive’ concept in West Bend
WEST BEND - Tony Koebel, co-owner of the Poplar Inn, is offering West Bend residents a unique dining experience in their own backyard that might otherwise require a 40-mile trip to Milwaukee.
Mini golf course to open in Hartford 10-15-2014
HARTFORD - A vacant building in Hartford’s downtown will soon be the home of a black light miniature golf course.
Up in the air 10-15-2014
WAUKESHA - Waukesha County Airport will be closed for at least 20 days next year due to construction on two new hangars, and it won’t have the use of its main runway for three months as it undergoes pavement renovations.
Johnson Bank opens in Mequon 10-14-2014
MEQUON — Johnson Bank opened its newest office in Mequon last week.
Playing ‘dress up’10-14-2014
CEDARBURG - A walk into Doris Deputy’s downtown Cedarburg consignment shop clearly reveals she enjoys fashion.
County to explore RFI process for block grant program management 10-14-2014
WAUKESHA - Beginning next year, Waukesha County will implement a Request For Information process following the Waukesha County Economic Development Corporation’s announcement that it will no longer manage the county’s Community Development Block Grant program.
CSE expands globally with European operation 10-13-2014
NEW BERLIN – CSE announced the opening of their European operation in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The Netherlands operation will service Europe and the Middle East and house customer service, finance, sales, and fulfillment.
Brew City Salvage offers mid-century, custom furniture and decor 10-12-2014
WAUKESHA — Caleb Nickel has been “picking” ever since he was a small child tagging along with his mother to thrift stores and rummage sales.
Kleefisch visits the Corner Score 10-10-2014
WEST BEND - Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch, left, looks over a card game on display at the Corner Score on Thursday afternoon in West Bend.
Career expo highlights manufacturing
TOWN OF POLK — Seventeen-year-old Taylor McCarthy stood transfixed as he watched a video from Hayes Performance Systems of Mequon on Thursday.
Oshkosh Corp. to cut over 300 jobs 10-10-2014
OSHKOSH  - Oshkosh Corp. says it plans to cut more than 300 jobs in its defense division.
60 more Manitowoc Ice employees facing layoffs 10-10-2014
MANITOWOC  - A second round of layoffs at a Manitowoc-based company that specializes in ice products will affect about 60 employees, according to the state Department of Workforce Development.
Saz's Catering to relocate in Walker's Point 10-10-2014
MILWAUKEE - A well-known Milwaukee restaurant and bar is expanding its catering operation into Walker’s Point.
Soerens Ford breaks ground on larger showroom 10-10-2014
BROOKFIELD - Since 1917, the Soerens family has been selling cars, 40 of those years on Capitol Drive in Brookfield.
Sky Zone Milwaukee hitting heights 10-10-2014
WAUKESHA - Despite setting up shop behind a now-empty retail super store, Sky Zone Milwaukee - an indoor trampoline park - has thrived in its first year in Waukesha.
Permit approved for carry-out comfort food restaurant 10-09-2014
WAUKESHA — John and Leslie Bley live in Delafield, but it was a Waukesha building that stole their hearts and got them dreaming about a carry-out comfort food restaurant.
Social media has embraced a new word with sarcastic glee, but is the city really becoming...O'CONDO'MOWOC? 10-09-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Over the next month, the Enterprise will take a closer look at the people, places and politics behind the nickname “O’condo’mowoc” in a four-part series examining the complexities surrounding the current slate of development projects in the city.
>>Crowd again attacks Fowler condo project
>>O‘condo’mowoc series wants you to be part of development discussion
Residents receive grants for neighborhood projects 10-08-2014
MILWAUKEE – 13 resident-led groups in Milwaukee are receiving grants through the Community Connections Small Grants Program, developed through a partnership of the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, Northwestern Mutual Foundation and Zilber Family Foundation.
Johnson Bank Opens Mequon Office in Ozaukee County
MILWAUKEE – Johnson Bank opened their newest office in Mequon this week.
Studio opens in Paradise Pavilion 10-08-2014
WEST BEND - Vicki Bressler, a certified makeup artist for 18 years, has transformed what was once an Army recruiting office in the Paradise Pavilion into Merle Norman Cosmetic Studio.





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