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Future of West Bend Theatre still unclear
12-10-2016
The doors of the West Bend Theatre closed Nov. 23, 2006. Six years later, Matt Prescott of Ascendant Holdings LLC purchased the building.
Handcrafted in America 12-10-2016
BROOKFIELD — In a day and age when people stress the importance of shopping local, so much is still made overseas, but that’s not the case at Lyle Husar Designs in Brookfield, where customers can both shop local and buy American-made jewelry.
Summerfest, U.S. Cellular pact to include new stage in 2018
12-09-2016
MILWAUKEE — U.S. Cellular and Milwaukee World Festival Inc., officials announced a new 10-year agreement that will demolish the existing U.S. Cellular Connection Stage and replace it with a new, larger stage and an enhanced guest experience for Summerfest 2018.
Mitchell International Airport travel up 4.4% in October
12-09-2016
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee County’s General Mitchell International Airport saw 4.4 percent more passengers in October 2016 over 2015.
The Marek Group acquires another company 12-09-2016
WAUKESHA — The Marek Group announced Thursday that it’s acquired Wauwatosa-based Wunderlich, Pearson & Tetzlaff, Inc. to continue with its diversification strategy.
Using emerging technologies key for businesses in 2017 12-09-2016
WAUKESHA — Although there may be some level of uncertainty for businesses entering the new year, a strong 2016 in the metropolitan Milwaukee area has led to steady optimism in various industries.
BMO Harris, Irgens to build 25-story skyscraper in Milwaukee 12-09-2016
MILWAUKEE — The downtown skyline continues rising, and the construction of a 25-story office building will add to the numerous structures and development taking place just 19 miles east of Waukesha.
Zoo economic impact tabbed at $155.5M 12-08-2016
MILWAUKEE — A regional economic impact study commissioned by the Milwaukee County Zoo, and conducted by the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Department of Economics, estimated the Zoo to have a $155.5 million impact to the area that includes: Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Washington and Waukesha counties.
Understanding Oconomowoc’s Chamber of Commerce
12-08-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Katie Miller would like to clear the air.
Axed Olympia Resort conversion raises questions 12-08-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Olympia Resort owner Rick Eckert’s recent decision to drop his plans of converting the storied hotel property into an apartment village for those 55 and older caught a few people off guard, including Oconomowoc Mayor Dave Nold.
Double the capacity? 12-08-2016
GRAFTON — A new hotel could be on the horizon for Grafton.
Progress on downtown Hartford development slowed 12-08-2016
There’s been some hiccups, but rejuvenation of Hartford’s downtown is still moving forward.
Christmas tree farms seeing green 12-08-2016
WAUKESHA — Those on the hunt for a pristine Christmas tree with axe in hand should look no further than the Waukesha County area.
Shedding light on dark store tax 12-07-2016
West Bend officials who petitioned state representatives for assistance regarding challenges to property values from retailers are one step closer to receiving clarity for the situation.
Aurora Health Care, Walgreens join forces, will open eight clinics 12-07-2016
MILWAUKEE — Walgreens and Aurora Health Care are collaborating to provide customers in-store additional clinical care at locations across eastern Wisconsin, the two announced in a statement Tuesday.
Casa Ole in Waukesha to close 12-07-2016
WAUKESHA — Casa Ole will close its doors for good on or around Dec. 18, an employee at the restaurant said Tuesday.
The life of the party for 43 years 12-06-2016
When Harold “Sonny” Meissner Jr. moved to the Slinger area a little more than 43 years ago, there wasn’t much there.
Apartment vote postponed 12-06-2016
CEDARBURG — Decisions on the future of the St. Francis Borgia property in Cedarburg’s historic district will be delayed again after the developer, HSI Properties, announced it will submit revised plans in the coming days.
Metro Milwaukee economy declines in October 12-06-2016
MILWAUKEE — A weak economic performance in metropolitan Milwaukee during October led to the lowest total of upward-pointing indicators in the past five years, the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce wrote in a release.
Ozaukee Realtors host economic and political forum in Grafton 12-06-2016
GRAFTON — About 50 people attended the Ozaukee Realtors Association’s Economic & Political Forum Nov. 3 at the Rose-Harms American Legion Post in Grafton.
IBAW to host breakfast meeting 12-06-2016
BROOKFIELD — The Independent Business Association of Wisconsin will host a breakfast meeting that focuses on “what business can learn from a choice school” Dec. 16.
Future business park site to remain farmland through 2017 12-06-2016
CEDARBURG — City-owned land once attached to a farmstead will stay true to its roots for at least another year.
I can see clearly now 12-06-2016
MEQUON — After several months of study, the Mequon Common Council Nov. 9 adopted a revised set of rules governing window coverings and displays in the Town Center.
October home sales boast sharp increase in Ozaukee County 12-06-2016
MILWAUKEE — While the sample size isn’t huge, home sales in Ozaukee County increased 63.9 percent in October, compared to the same month in 2015.
Slinger company honored by WASB
12-04-2016
A long-established Slinger business, Weld-Fab Manufacturing, has been named to the Wisconsin Association of School Boards’ Business Honor Roll.
The SUN RISES on SUNSET DRIVE
12-04-2016
WAUKESHA — The sun shows no signs of setting on Sunset Drive. As commercial development of a two-mile stretch on Sunset continues, city officials can’t help but appreciate the transformation that’s taken place along the once-infamous Waukesha road.
Overtime expansion injunction leaves businesses backtracking 12-03-2016
WAUKESHA - For many area businesses, the first expansion of federal overtime rules since 2004 meant pay raises for some employees, as well as various changes to company policies.
Divino Gelato to keep serving some Sloppy Joe's flavors
12-03-2016
WAUKESHA - Despite the fact it’s closed its doors, Sloppy Joe’s Soda Fountain will still have a presence in downtown.
Quad/Graphics to form print supercenter 12-02-2016
SUSSEX — Quad/Graphics announced Thursday that it will transform its New Jersey direct marketing production plant into a digital print supercenter.
US economy creates 178,000 jobs in November; jobless rate drops to 4.6 percent 12-02-2016
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy produced another solid month of labor market growth, adding 178,000 net new jobs in November while the unemployment rate fell to a nine-year low, the Labor Department said Friday.
State contest seeks entrepreneurs 12-02-2016
MADISON — The Wisconsin Governor’s Business Plan Contest is currently accepting entries for the competition until 5 p.m. Jan. 31, 2017.
ProHealth Care hospitals get new names 12-02-2016
WAUKESHA — The connections between the community and Waukesha and Oconomowoc Memorial hospitals are deeply rooted.
Big changes coming to downtown Waukesha 12-01-2016
WAUKESHA — After spending so long in the area, La Estacion owner Tony Marquez felt the need to give back to downtown.
Oconomowoc home market typically favoring the seller
12-01-2016
OCONOMOWOC — A homeowner in Lake Country who has been considering an upgrade from a “starter home” might just want to pull the trigger now, especially if the property is in Oconomowoc, according to assessments made by one area expert.
New rule will enhance Grafton tourism 12-01-2016
GRAFTON — State changes to room taxes will be shifting how money gets spent all over Wisconsin, including Grafton.
Mukwonago adopts revised comprehensive plan 12-01-2016
MUKWONAGO - Since April, officials and committees have had 11 scheduled meetings, two off-site tours and numerous public hearings regarding an update to the village’s 2035 comprehensive plan.
Income, lending increases in 2016 12-01-2016
MADISON — From January through September, net income and total lending in the state increased at state-chartered banks.
Giving boxes a new lease on life 12-01-2016
PEWAUKEE — Jack Wilson was helping a friend craft a new product when he suddenly realized something which altered his career path for life: Most cardboard boxes are used just once.
Auto supplier Adient to move global headquarters to Detroit 11-30-2016
DETROIT — Auto seating supplier Adient is moving its global headquarters and 500 executive and leadership jobs to Detroit.
Point Burger Bar to open Thursday 11-30-2016
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Point Burger Bar will officially open at the site of the former American TV & Appliance on Thursday.
Congress Business Systems sold to Ross Imaging, part of larger company 11-30-2016
Congress Business Systems of West Bend, at 6289 Congress Drive, was recently sold to Ross Imaging. Ross Imaging is owned by a larger company, Imagtec L.P.
CFO Koss to lead Culver’s 11-30-2016
PRAIRIE DU SAC — Joseph Koss, who has been chief financial officer for Culver Franchising System Inc. since 2000, will become president and chief executive officer at the beginning of the new year.
Chick-fil-A to celebrate store opening with breakfast giveaway 11-30-2016
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin’s Chick-fil-A restaurants will celebrate the opening of the newest Chick-fil-A location in West Allis with a free breakfast giveaway Dec. 6.
Froedtert opens new clinic in New Berlin 11-30-2016
NEW BERLIN — Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Workforce Health has officially opened a new occupational medicine clinic.
$16.3M apartment complex proposed for downtown Waukesha 11-30-2016
WAUKESHA — Another apartment complex has been proposed for the downtown area.
Olympia to remain a resort 11-30-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Olympia Resort will not be converted into a retirement village and will remain a resort, the property’s owner, Rick Eckert, told The Freeman Tuesday.
US economy grew 3.2 percent in third quarter, best in two years 11-29-2016
WASHINGTON — The U.S. economy grew faster in the third quarter than initially estimated, expanding at its strongest pace in two years in a rebound from a weak first half of 2016.
Brightening businesses: LED signs making impact on customers 11-29-2016
WAUKESHA — Doug Ciampa was looking to give customers a “fresher look” at the front counter of his restaurant, Jimmy’s Grotto.
Generac to acquire Motortech 11-29-2016
WAUKESHA — Generac Holdings, Inc. will acquire Motortech Holding, a Germany- based manufacturer.
Hartford to pay consultant $20K more for 2016 work 11-27-2016
The consultant aiding in implementing Hartford’s downtown development plan will be paid an additional $20,000 for work completed in 2016.
Vacant land on St. Paul and Barstow for sale 11-27-2016
WAUKESHA — The possibilities may be endless for the development of two parcels of land near the intersection of St. Paul Avenue and Barstow Street.
Unemployment rates continue to fall across state 11-25-2016
MADISON - Department of Workforce Development data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics shows that unemployment rates across Wisconsin continued to decline in October.
Retailers observe day of rest 11-25-2016
DELAFIELD — Despite our hyper-commercialized world, there are some thriving retailers bucking the trend to remain open no matter the time or day, specifically Sunday.
ProHealth adds 3T MRI scanner 11-25-2016
PEWAUKEE — Prohealth Care’s clinical campus added an advanced 3T MRI scanner earlier this month.
Small Business Saturday helps neighbors 11-25-2016
WAUKESHA — The Saturday after Thanksgiving is Small Business Saturday, in which people are urged to support their communities and shop local.
Johnson Controls and Hall Of Fame Village to create first sports and entertainment ‘Smart City’11-23-2016
Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls and Hall of Fame Village LLC (a partnership between the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Industrial Realty Group) have entered into an 18-year agreement to create the first sports and entertainment “smart city” that will carry the name Johnson Controls Hall of Fame Village in Canton, Ohio.
Businesses share space to cut costs
11-23-2016
Most small businesses operate on their own and accept the costs and risks of working out of a location.
Cafe/deli coming to downtown 11-23-2016
WAUKESHA — For 14 years, Norm Bruce wanted to bring a cafe to run alongside Martha Merrell’s Books & Toys.
Firehouse Subs among tenants announced on Sunset Drive 11-23-2016
WAUKESHA — Those with empty stomachs will have three additional options on East Sunset Drive.
Fox Run Shopping Center in Waukesha sold 11-23-2016
WAUKESHA — The Fox Run Shopping Center near St. Paul Avenue and West Sunset Drive has been sold.
US court blocks overtime expansion pay rule for 4 million
11-22-2016
LAS VEGAS — A federal court on Tuesday blocked the start of a rule that would have made an estimated 4 million more American workers eligible for overtime pay heading into the holiday season, dealing a major blow to the Obama administration's effort to beef up labor laws it said weren't keeping pace with the times.
Cuckoo for Clock Repair 11-22-2016
GRAFTON — When Grafton’s Dan Delorit receives a call for a clock repair, he knows he’s putting a timepiece back in order. But in his mind, he’s doing something far more important.
Money in your community’s back pocket 11-22-2016
OZAUKEE COUNTY — They didn’t plan it that way, but it’s a happy coincidence that Grafton’s holiday parade is always the same day as Small Business Saturday.
Marcus acquires 14 new theatre locations 11-22-2016
MILWAUKEE — Marcus Theatres, part of The Marcus Corporation, announced Monday that it signed an agreement to acquire the assets of St. Louis-based Wehrenberg Theatres.
Brookfield Fashion Center acquired by Chicago firms 11-22-2016
BROOKFIELD — A partnership formed by two Chicago-based companies in the real estate industry has led to their acquisition of the Brookfield Fashion Center, the companies announced in a statement Monday.
Waukesha Denny’s closes without warning 11-22-2016
WAUKESHA — Customers pulling their vehicles up to Denny’s on St. Paul Avenue on Monday weren’t the only ones shocked to learn the longtime restaurant location had closed its doors for good.
Seasonal employment available, but look out for scams 11-19-2016
WEST BEND — The holiday season can account for a large percentage of a retailer’s annual sales. That also presents the opportunity for people looking for extra cash for holiday gifts and expenses to find good seasonal jobs.
Mad Rooster restaurateur, family members sentenced in tax conspiracy 11-19-2016
MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee-area restaurateur has been sentenced to two years in prison for conspiring with his wife and son to skim millions of dollars in cash from his business and failing to report that as income.
Extending their reach 11-19-2016
PEWAUKEE —The small town of Ixonia isn’t a place associated with international exporting, but that’s exactly what two companies aim to do aided by the lessons they learned through Wisconsin Manufacturing Extension Partnership’s ExporTech.
Fong’s Restaurant property won’t be demolished until 2017 11-19-2016
OCONOMOWOC — The city of Oconomowoc will not be able to demolish Fong’s Garden, the 109 N. Main St. property it recently agreed to purchase from owner Tommy Lin, until it can inspect the property — which cannot occur before Jan. 1.
Fiserv announces share repurchase authorization 11-18-2016
BROOKFIELD — Fiserv, Inc., a global provider of financial services technology solutions, announced Thursday that its Board of Directors has authorized it to repurchase 15 million shares of the company’s common stock, which is in addition to the shares remaining available under the company’s existing authorization.
State: More jobs, unemployment remains low in past year
11-18-2016
WAUKESHA — Wisconsin gained 28,400 jobs in year-over-year data released by the state Department of Workforce Development on Thursday.
Wisconsin native Kendra Scott to open store in The Corners 11-18-2016
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — The first store by Wisconsin native Kendra Scott specializing in fashion accessories will open in The Corners of Brookfield in the spring.
Yellen says improving economy strengthens case for rate hike 11-17-2016
WASHINGTON — Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen told Congress on Thursday that an improving U.S. economy has strengthened the case for raising interest rates.
Food cart owners optimistic despite issues 11-17-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Depending on how the wind is blowing, citizens scurrying throughout Oconomowoc’s downtown are often treated by the aromas of the numerous businesses hoping to feed a hungry crowd.
Apartments decision delayed 11-17-2016
CEDARBURG — At its peak, the standing-room-only crowd was so large that it spilled out into the hallway, outside of the council chambers.
Pat’s Jiffy Stop in West Bend closing Friday 11-17-2016
Pat LaBuda, owner of Pat’s Jiffy Shop, is retiring and closing the doors of her convenience store Friday after more than 20 years at the East Decorah Road business.
Fong’s property sold to city for $1.25M 11-17-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Well, that took a while. After years of attempting to strike a deal, the city of Oconomowoc will acquire the property at 109 N. Main St., better known as Fong’s Garden, for $1.25 million.
Brady Corporation earnings increase in first quarter 11-16-2016
MILWAUKEE - Brady Corporation announced Thursday that its first quarter earnings increased 20.6 percent compared to the same period a year prior.
Wisconsin health care groups concerned about self-insurance 11-16-2016
MADISON — A group of health care stakeholders have asked Gov. Scott Walker to consider how self-insuring state workers could affect Wisconsin’s economy and its health care market.
Shorewest unveils remodeled website for house shoppers 11-16-2016
Shorewest, REALTORS has launched its newly remodeled website.
Experts expect good holiday spending season 11-16-2016
Retail experts are expecting a high-spending holiday season, which is good news for retailers and the nation’s economy.
Internet good and bad for businesses of all sizes 11-16-2016
A fundamental shift has occurred in terms of commerce and not a single merchant has been unaffected.
Proposed change of Olympia Resort hits snag 11-16-2016
OCONOMOWOC — The proposed change of the storied Olympia Resort into a retirement village known as Genesis Villages at Olympia hit a major snag Tuesday night when the Oconomowoc Common Council determined the plans surrounding the move lack too much detail.
Panera to open Dec. 7 in Waukesha 11-16-2016
WAUKESHA — The latest addition to The Shoppes at Fox River, Panera Bread, has a tentative opening date of Dec. 7.
Construction underway on Slinger dialysis center 11-15-2016
SLINGER — If all goes well, kidney dialysis patients in Washington County will have a new location to undergo treatment on a regular basis starting this spring.
Re-Newed Fortune 11-15-2016
CEDARBURG — Jimmy and Wilson Phoa left the restaurant business behind when their parents closed the New Fortune restaurant four years ago.
Banking on it 11-15-2016
THIENSVILLE — While ambitious work on the site has been taking place for several weeks, Port Washington State Bank celebrated plans for its seventh branch Wednesday with a ground-breaking ceremony in Thiensville.
Real estate closings in Ozaukee County increase 53.1% over same month last year 11-15-2016
CEDARBURG — The 124 single-family, condominium and townhome properties that closed in Ozaukee County in October are an increase from 113 in September and 81 in October 2015, which is a 53.1-percent increase, according to a news release from the Ozaukee Realtors Association.
Buddy Squirrel opening at Cedar Creek Settlement  11-15-2016
CEDARBURG — The shop that once housed Amish Craftsman in the Cedar Creek Settlement will be the new home of Buddy Squirrel.
Job fair held to prepare for HUSCO layoffs 11-15-2016
PEWAUKEE — The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board and HUSCO International joined together to hold a custom job fair in advance of the company laying off 100 workers this month and during December.
Shopko creates credit card program 11-14-2016
GREEN BAY - Shopko has launched its first private label credit card program in partnership with First Bankcard, a division of First National Bank of Omaha and a leading issuer of credit cards.
New co-defendants to be named in Bermico developer’s suit 11-13-2016
A Friday motions hearing, which was to be held in connection with developer John Bagley’s lawsuit against the city of West Bend, Washington County and officials from both governments, was postponed until Dec. 16 after Bagley’s attorney Walter Stern suffered a medical emergency.
Home sales up 9% in October 11-13-2016
MILWAUKEE — Home sales grew 9.1 percent in October throughout the greater Milwaukee area.
LindenGrove undergoes $1.4 million renovation 11-12-2016
WAUKESHA — Linden-Grove Communities will undergo a $1.4 million renovation project to better accommodate its residents, the assisted living business announced in a statement Thursday.
Waukesha-built engines saved lives on 9/11 11-11-2016
MILWAUKEE — Several engine-generator units created by Waukesha Engine had served to keep electricity running during the 2001 attack on the World Trade Center.
Kohl’s tops earnings forecasts on lower costs 11-11-2016
OCONOMOWOC — When entering one of the main parking lots at Shorehaven, drivers are met by men driving construction equipment who are constructing the $26.7 million final phase of a project adding more apartments to the senior living facility.
Shorehaven construction moving forward 11-10-2016
OCONOMOWOC — When entering one of the main parking lots at Shorehaven, drivers are met by men driving construction equipment who are constructing the $26.7 million final phase of a project adding more apartments to the senior living facility.
Petitions aim to shut down apartment proposal 11-10-2016
CEDARBURG — Though the road to proposed development approval is long and involved, the journey of the highly contentious Borgia buildings could end Monday in the absence of a majority vote from the Cedarburg Common Council.
County continues to look into reliever route 11-10-2016
Washington County officials want to know whether the reliever route planned for the Hartford area is feasible and they are authorizing several studies to investigate the impact it will have on the community.
Kohl’s to hire new CFO 11-10-2016
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s Department Stores announced Wednesday that it will hire a new chief financial officer in the spring.
Aurora to open new clinic in Oak Creek 11-10-2016
OAK CREEK — Aurora Health Care announced Wednesday that it plans to bring a new $17 million clinic to the city.
IBAW to host breakfast update 11-10-2016
BROOKFIELD — The Independent Business Association of Wisconsin will host a breakfast meeting next week to discuss the transformation of downtown Milwaukee.
Church members change minds, reject cell tower 11-10-2016
WAUKESHA — An emotional plea was made by residents regarding a proposed 106foot cellphone tower and a surprise change of heart was disclosed by a church lay leader in relation to the plan at a Plan Commission meeting Wednesday.
Terex Corp. to close facility, lay off 92 11-10-2016
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — As part of a consolidation plan, Terex Corporation will close its facility on Bluemound Road and lay off 92 employees by mid-February, the Department of Workforce Development announced Wednesday in a statement.
O’Reilly’s store opens in Slinger 11-09-2016
SLINGER — It’s been a busy first few weeks for Randy Fogle, who manages the new O’Reilly’s Auto Parts store that opened for business in the village Sept. 24.
Johnson Controls has net sales increase in fourth quarter
11-09-2016
MILWAUKEE — Earning reports from Johnson Controls show that the company had a net loss of more than $1 billion but had a net sales increase of more than $10 billion in its fiscal fourth quarter.
WEDC seeks companies for China trade venture 11-09-2016
MADISON — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation is seeking companies to join a trade venture to China next spring, the organization announced Tuesday.
Casey hits ground running with Waukesha Center for Growth 11-08-2016
WAUKESHA - Throughout his career, Tim Casey has made a living by aiding communities across Wisconsin in an effort to expand the state’s business economy.
Luther Manor launches adult day program 11-08-2016
WAUWATOSA — Luther Manor, a nonprofit, faith-based Life Plan Community serving seniors in Wauwatosa, Grafton and Mequon, recently announced a new adult day program called The Academy @ Luther Manor.
Port Washington State Bank schedules groundbreaking for Thiensville branch office 11-08-2016
THIENSVILLE — Port Washington State Bank will celebrate the beginning of construction on its new Thiensville branch with a groundbreaking ceremony at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday.
Falafel Guys in Thiensville announces launch of delivery service 11-08-2016
THIENSVILLE — Falafel Guys, 105 W. Freistadt Road, announced on Twitter Nov. 1 that it has started delivery service to Mequon, Thiensville and Cedarburg.
Coldwell Banker comparison determines Mequon homes are state’s most expensive 11-08-2016
MEQUON — The most expensive average home price in Wisconsin is in Mequon.
Home sales in region continue to rise 11-08-2016
MILWAUKEE — Home sales across the metro Milwaukee area continued to increase in September, although the rise was not as steep in Ozaukee County as the region as a whole.
Serving up sweet & savory 11-08-2016
WAUKESHA — Americans often think of crepes as filled with Nutella and topped with whipped cream, but they can be so much more, such as filled with savory meat and mushrooms.
Total Wine & More to open Thursday 11-08-2016
BROOKFIELD — Total Wine & More will open its first store in Wisconsin on Thursday.
Public hearing scheduled for Comprehensive Plan 2035
11-06-2016
MUKWONAGO — For most of the past year, officials and committees have been putting their best effort toward compiling an update to the Comprehensive Plan 2035.
Staying competitive in a BIG MARKET
11-06-2016
WAUKESHA — As Black Friday sales at big-box retail stores continue to be rolled out prior to the official start of the holiday shopping season, small businesses across the county continue highlighting their uniqueness to draw in customers.
Sobelman’s Pub and Grill nears Richfield opening 11-04-2016
RICHFIELD — A shot of adrenaline could soon be provided to the village’s downtown business district after action taken Thursday night at the Richfield Plan Commission’s regular meeting.
Rebecca Kleefisch to speak at Business Alliance program
11-04-2016
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Business Alliance announced the panel for its key industries program, which will take place Dec. 8.
Lake Country Bed Barn coming to Waukesha 11-04-2016
WAUKESHA — Lake Country Bed Barn will open its second location in Waukesha County.
Kohl’s to remain open on Thanksgiving Day 11-04-2016
MENOMONEE FALLS — Breaking the trend of many retailers this holiday season, Kohl’s will open Thanksgiving Day and stay open through Black Friday, the company announced Thursday.
Cultivating a healthy workplace 11-04-2016
PALMYRA — About 15 years ago, Standard Process wanted to start a wellness program for its employees.
Engineering the future workforce 11-04-2016
WAUKESHA — It has produced some of the top ACT scores in the state. It has high schoolers working on real-world projects with professionals in the industry. It even has some students finishing their senior year with summer internships already lined up at major firms.
Bear Hoff to make history at Alloy 11-04-2016
WAUKESHA — As Betsy Bear Hoff walked through an Alloy Products Corporation plant Tuesday, it was easy to see the close-knit environment that she’s helped create in her 28 years working for the company.
Small Business Saturday promotion begins in Cedarburg
11-03-2016
CEDARBURG — With less than three weeks until Thanksgiving and only 50 shopping days left until Christmas, the Cedarburg Chamber of Commerce and Partnership Bank are rolling out the first phase of Cedarburg’s Small Business Saturday campaign.
Thiensville to negotiate over M&I site 11-03-2016
THIENSVILLE — Village officials will spend the next 10 months negotiating with the owner of the old M& I Bank property over a denied request to demolish the building.
West Bend businesses address parking problem 11-03-2016
West Bend businesses owners can expect a notice soon informing them about etiquette parking, particularly for employees, in the downtown area.
Private-sector job growth slows to lowest level since May, ADP says 11-03-2016
ROSELAND, N.J. — The nation’s private-sector employers slowed their pace of hiring last month to the lowest level since May, but the still-decent job growth should keep the Federal Reserve on track for an interest rate hike before the end of the year.
TOTAL Mechanical acquires AG Industries 11-03-2016
PEWAUKEE — TOTAL Mechanical has formed a new entity, called AGI LLC.
Gossen Corp. to close its facilities 11-03-2016
GLENDALE — The Department of Workforce Development said in a letter that Gossen Corporation will close and leave 92 workers without jobs.
Panda Express proposed for Sunset Drive 11-03-2016
WAUKESHA — The same developer who filed a notice of claim against the city seeking $3 million in damages has proposed another Panda Express restaurant.
Keller Inc. to take on 2 projects 11-02-2016
Germantown's Keller Inc. has been selected for two construction projects.
MGS consolidates equipment divisions 11-02-2016
MGS Manufacturing Group Inc. in Germantown on Tuesday merged its two equipment groups — MGS Automation and Universal Multishot Systems.
Jackson-based Accord buys Jeninga Bros. Metal Forming 11-02-2016
The owners of Jackson-based Accord Manufacturing Inc. have acquired the assets of Jeninga Bros. Metal Forming, allowing the company to increase its capacity and capability — adding draw stamping and wire forming to its offerings.
Delta Defense gets national recognition
11-02-2016
Delta Defense, LLC has been named among the 5,000 fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine for the fifth consecutive year.
Hartford agrees to pay for added study for reliever route 11-02-2016
HARTFORD — On an 8-1 vote, aldermen on Tuesday night approved paying $17,500 for Washington County to have a study completed on the economic impact of a proposed reliever route north of the city.
Bruno’s production rising steadily 11-02-2016
OCONOMOWOC — As the population in the United States continues to age in record numbers, Bruno Independent Living Aids continues to grow at a record pace.
Quad/Graphics has drop in third-quarter sales 11-02-2016
SUSSEX — Quad/Graphics, Inc. saw a decrease in net sales from last years third quarter, the company announced in a statement Tuesday.
North Shore Bank acquires Layton State Bank’s parent company 11-01-2016
BROOKFIELD — North Shore Bank announced Monday that it has completed its acquisition of Layton Park Financial Group, Inc.. the parent company of Layton State Bank, effective Friday.
Johnson Controls completes separation of Adient 11-01-2016
MILWAUKEE — Johnson Controls announced Monday it has completed the separation of its automotive seating business, which is now known as Adient.
West Bend asks governor, legislators to close tax loopholes 11-01-2016
Facing two lawsuits and the prospect of a significant decline in tax revenues from larger retailers, area administrators have officially petitioned state officials for assistance.
Port Washington State Bank schedules groundbreaking for Thiensville branch office 11-01-2016
THIENSVILLE — Port Washington State Bank will celebrate the beginning of construction on its new Thiensville branch with a groundbreaking ceremony Wednesday, Nov. 9.
Mequon’s Dragonfly Farm earns certification 11-01-2016
MEQUON — The laying hens and geese at Dragonfly Farm are now certified as Animal Welfare Approved.
Low profile, big influence 11-01-2016
PORT WASHINGTON — Franklin Energy may be this year’s Ozaukee Economic Development’s Large Business of the Year, but its naturally low-profile nature means that many Ozaukee County residents don’t even know it’s here.
NuGenesis to close; similar company to take its place
10-31-2016
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC — NuGenesis of Oconomowoc, a nonprofit organization with the goal of promoting health through food education, has closed as of Friday.
BelAir Cantina coming to The Corners
10-29-2016
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD - BelAir Cantina is coming to The Corners of Brookfield when it opens in April, the company announced at an event Friday.
Organizers hoping to breathe new life into dormant harbor district 10-29-2016
MILWAUKEE - In a bygone era, it served as a significant manufacturing hub that took advantage of immediate access to the Lake Michigan shoreline. But times have changed.
U.S. economy grows at its strongest pace in two years
10-28-2016
WASHINGTON — The nation’s economic engine revved up this summer after a dismal first half of the year, growing at its fastest pace since 2014, the Commerce Department said Friday.
Krumrich’s Jewelers to close after 110 years 10-28-2016
WAUKESHA — It will be the little things that Donna Krumrich-Manke will miss when she closes Krumrich’s Jewelers by the end of the year — which will also be the same things the community misses after turning to the family-owned business for jewelry purchases and repairs for 110 years.
Proposal would turn Olympia Resort into retirement village 10-28-2016
OCONOMOWOC — The end of an era for a local institution could become the genesis of a colossal new business venture.
Public Works Committee to review reliever route 10-28-2016
Washington County officials will have additional details regarding the proposed reliever route later this year when they review the results of a study they commissioned.
Marcus Corp. reports record results in 3Q 10-28-2016
MILWAUKEE — The Marcus Corporation announced Thursday that it saw a revenue increase in the third quarter of its fiscal year.
Quad/Graphics to expand Dallas plant, add digital presses  10-28-2016
SUSSEX — Quad/Graphics announced Thursday that it’s making a multimillion-dollar investment in its Dallas plant.
KG Marketing and Bag Co. cited for OSHA violation 10-28-2016
WAUKESHA — An investigation has found KG Marketing and Bag Company in violation of U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration standards, after an employee lost part of his finger in an workplace incident earlier this year.
Web developers conference returns to Waukesha 10-28-2016
WAUKESHA — For the second year, web programmers and developers from around the Midwest will flock to the Country Springs Hotel to take part in an innovative conference.
Something’s brewing in Waukesha 10-27-2016
WAUKESHA — If you’ve ever been on a brewery tour or have seen the way dairy products are processed, chances are W.M. Sprinkman Corporation has played a major role in their development.
City of Hartford may help pay for reliever route economic impact study 10-27-2016
The city of Hartford may contribute for an additional study to determine the impact a reliever route will have on the area.
Briggs & Stratton’s sales decrease in first quarter 10-27-2016
MILWAUKEE — Briggs & Stratton Corporation announced its first quarter results Wednesday.
Women’s empowerment workshop 10-27-2016
WAUKESHA — Enactus, a business organization on the campus of Carroll University, will host a free workshop for women in November.
Brookfield chamber to hold annual meeting 10-27-2016
BROOKFIELD —The Greater Brookfield Chamber of Commerce will hold its 59th annual meeting in November.
Northwestern Mutual to pay out near-record dividends
10-27-2016
MILWAUKEE — Northwestern Mutual is set to pay over $5 billion in dividends to its policy owners, the company said on Wednesday.
Unemployment rates continue falling 10-27-2016
MADISON — Preliminary data from the Department of Workforce Development shows that unemployment rates continue to decrease across the state.
Another health plan option available for Waukesha County residents 10-26-2016
MILWAUKEE — Residents of Waukesha County will have more options for individual and family insurance plans next year.
Today’s Dentistry expands into West Bend 10-26-2016
Today’s Dentistry opened its second location Aug. 21 along Highway 33 in West Bend.
Advia Credit Union to celebrate reopening Tuesday 10-26-2016
WAUKESHA — Advia Credit Union is celebrating the grand reopening of its full-service branch.
Brew City Yarns keeps on spinning
10-26-2016
WAUKESHA — For three years, Tahra Loy and her family worked to spin wool into yarn and form a profitable business in the process.
Nail salon and spa coming to The Corners 10-26-2016
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — The Corners of Brookfield announced Tuesday that another business will be coming to the development.
Museum apartments developer seeking TIF funding 10-26-2016
WAUKESHA — The developer who plans to add apartments to the Waukesha County Museum has encountered a potential hurdle in the process of financing.
Employees are the key 10-25-2016
CEDARBURG — As president of Newman Chevrolet, Chad Curran actually heard that his dealership earned the Ozaukee Economic Development Council’s Medium Business of the Year award quite by accident.
Preparing for next wave 10-25-2016
Early autumn rains mired fields in Washington County and farmers are finding themselves in another race with the weather before a predicted Wednesday storm drops another inch or two of precipitation.
Kowal Investment, Hayward Group complete merger 10-25-2016
WAUKESHA - Kowal Investment Group has joined forces with The Hayward Group.
Retaining Wisconsin roots amid GLOBAL SUCCESS 10-25-2016
EAGLE — Throughout October, businesses across Wisconsin have been celebrating Manufacturing Month.
Gear Grove acquires Yoga Dwelling, plans to expand to Amazon 10-24-2016
MILWAUKEE — Gear Grove, a creator and builder of custom handcrafted furniture and designs, has acquired online furniture retailer Yoga Dwelling, according to an announcement.
Thrift store sports new look 10-24-2016
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC — More than a decade after its doors first opened, the St. Vincent de Paul Thrift Store at W359-N5848 Brown St. will have the ambience it has always strived for.
Kwik Trip ready to open in WB 10-21-2016
The Kwik Trip on South Silverbrook Drive in West Bend is set to open Thursday.
Wisconsin’s unemployment lowest since February 2001
10-21-2016
WAUKESHA — Data released Thursday shows that the unemployment rate in Wisconsin fell to 4.1 percent in September, the lowest it’s been since February 2001 — but the news was even better in Waukesha County, which is reporting a rate of 3.6 percent for the month.
Downtown requirements need more discussion 10-20-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Members of the public and city aldermen strongly voiced their opinions on a proposed downtown design overlay ordinance that would affect the way future properties could be developed in the city’s heart during Tuesday night’s Common Council meeting.
City to be site of parking lot for 2017 U.S. Open 10-20-2016
OCONOMOWOC — A parcel of land in Oconomowoc will be transformed into a parking lot that will accommodate a portion of the tens of thousands of people who are expected to attend the 2017 U.S. at Erin Hills Golf Course. x
A book store with a personal touch 10-20-2016
MEQUON — With the closing of Next Chapter Bookstore coming just three short years after the shuttering of beloved Milwaukee-based Harry W. Schwartz Bookshop, it’s been a rough decade for locally owned book sellers in the Mequon Pavilions.
Parade of Homes coming to Mequon 10-20-2016
MEQUON — The Parade of Homes will be making a stop in Mequon next year.
Donations from two companies allow West Bend high schools to purchase new machine tools 10-20-2016
The West Bend high schools now have access to a new machine tool and two lathes thanks to two $5,000 donations from Rexnord and Gateway Plastics Inc.
Store, city at odds over liquor licensing
10-20-2016
BROOKFIELD — Total Wine & More will have to alter its business model for its first Wisconsin store, as the Common Council voted to deny potential reconsideration of a Class B liquor license application at its meeting Tuesday.
Harley-Davidson expects to lay off 5 percent of workforce
10-19-2016
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. says it expects to lay off about 225 salaried employees by the end of the year to cut costs amid a sluggish U.S. motorcycle market.
Sassy Pants set to open next month 10-19-2016
Owner of Sassy Pants Events and Design Sarah Duffus is opening a storefront location on Main Street in West Bend.
Meijer, Kwik Trip in West Bend open hiring searches 10-19-2016
Meijer and Kwik Trip are in the process of hiring for their soon-to-open West Bend locations. The Meijer store is expected to open in 2017.
Former Colgate establishment changes owners, name 10-19-2016
The former Uncle Johnny’s Saloon & Grill in Colgate is changing hands and its name.
Council rejects $3 million damage claim 10-19-2016
WAUKESHA — As expected, the Common Council on Tuesday voted to disallow a notice of claim seeking $3 million in damages filed by the developers who had proposed a Panda Express restaurant at the former Weissgerber’s Gasthaus site.
Children’s Hospital urgent care clinic opens in Delafield
10-18-2016
DELAFIELD — Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin opened its new urgent care clinic Monday.
Rogers plans new location in Philadelphia 10-18-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Rogers Behavioral Health will expand eastward, with a new location planned for Philadelphia beginning early next year, the company announced in a statement Monday.
Ozaukee Realtors Association plans Nov. 3 Economic & Political Forum 10-18-2016
GRAFTON — Ozaukee Realtors Association will conduct an Economic & Political Forum Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Rose-Harms American Legion Post, 1540 14th Ave. in Grafton.
Forum at MATC to explore partnerships among businesses, area schools and MATC 10-18-2016
MEQUON — Area chambers of commerce, Ozaukee Economic Development and Milwaukee Area Technical College’s Mequon campus plan a two-hour-long forum Thursday morning.
‘A great fit for us’ 10-18-2016
CEDARBURG — The oldest chartered bank in Wisconsin dates back almost 200 years, but it’s a relatively new institution that has earned this year’s Ozaukee Economic Development’s Small Business of the Year Award.
Giving it that ‘Grafton charm’ 10-18-2016
GRAFTON — Over the next few months, a major development will near completion in what is being called “a new concept in senior living.”
Froedtert clinic expansion approved 10-18-2016
MEQUON — The Froedtert Hospital clinic now being built on North Port Washington Road will be a little bigger than initially proposed.
Badger Meter CEO talks leadership, business culture, technology 10-18-2016
MILWAUKEE — A positive culture within the workplace not only drives employees to work more diligently, but also goes a long way in retaining them.
Interactive displays attract students at MADE Career Fair 10-16-2016
PEWAUKEE — Almost 1,000 high school students from Waukesha County had the opportunity to learn about various companies in the manufacturing, automotive, design and engineering field at the MADE Career Fair at Waukesha County Technical College on Friday.
Developers begin process to sue city for $3 million 10-16-2016
WAUKESHA — The development company which proposed adding a Panda Express restaurant to the site of the former Gasthaus is in the preliminary stages of filing a $3 million lawsuit against the city.
Retail sales grow in September as consumer confidence edges up 10-14-2016
Shoppers gave the U.S. economy a boost in September, a sign that rising wages are prompting consumers to spend.
Carroll receives grant to help train health care students
10-14-2016
WAUKESHA — Carroll University has received a new $1.25 million grant aimed at better preparing students to work with diverse populations in the health care field.
Dickson Hollow to have grand opening 10-14-2016
MENOMONEE FALLS — Presbyterian Homes of Wisconsin will celebrate the grand opening of Dickson Hollow senior living community Oct. 29.
Area retailers follow trend, will close on Thanksgiving
10-14-2016
WAUKESHA — Retail workers in the area will have an opportunity to spend more time with their families on Thanksgiving this year.
Store owner distraught over theft of signage 10-13-2016
OCONOMOWOC — For Shannon Meier, the work of independent artists isn’t just what drives her business, Hammer Down — Handmade Artisan Lifestyle Shop, it’s an act driven by love, dedication, and creativity.
2017 U.S. Open parking, transportation taking shape 10-13-2016
WEST BEND — The U.S. Open Men’s Golf Championship at Erin Hills Golf Course next summer expects to bring tens of thousands of people to Washington County next summer.
Fromm Family Foods plans major expansion 10-13-2016
MEQUON — Fromm Family Foods, a company with family roots that date to the 1850s in Ozaukee County, plans an expansion that will involve a 105,000-squarefoot new building in Mequon’s industrial park.
Business school building clears hurdle
10-13-2016
MEQUON — Long-talked-about plans for a new School of Business building on the Concordia University Wisconsin campus took a major first step toward realization Monday.
E.H. Wolf expansion gets approval 10-13-2016
SLINGER — A long-considered eyesore in the village will soon be replaced with a new $2.3 million warehouse.
Belfre Kitchen answers the bell 10-13-2016
DELAFIELD — While searching for a home base for a food-truck business, Alex Brevik and Amy Quinn pulled over to answer a call from a realtor.
September metro Milwaukee home sales rise 6.1% 10-13-2016
WAUKESHA — While the metro Milwaukee home market had a solid month for sales in September with a 6.1 percent increase, Waukesha County remained flat.
4 Wisconsin metro areas among Top 25 Best Places to Work in Manufacturing 10-12-2016
SmartAsset, a national personal finance technology company, included four Wisconsin metro areas on its list of the top 25 best places to work in the manufacturing industry — more than any other state.
Planet Mobile looking for a ‘Boost’ 10-12-2016
Planet Mobile has moved to Main Street in West Bend with hopes of expanding its retail offerings and increasing Boost Mobile sales.
Hartford Council approves TIF district
10-12-2016
HARTFORD — Approval by a joint review board is all that remains for the creation of a new Tax Incremental Finance district that would include much of the city’s downtown.
With new owner, MillerCoors focuses on growth 10-12-2016
CHICAGO — The sun rose on MillerCoors’ Chicago headquarters Tuesday morning just the same as the day before. It was, as MillerCoors CEO Gavin Hattersley often says, business as usual, but with one small exception.
Rebecca Kleefisch visits Kesslers for Employee Ownership Month 10-12-2016
GERMANTOWN — Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch visited the employee-owned Kesslers Diamonds on Tuesday to show support for the business during Employee Ownership Month.
Muskego Chamber to hold fall breakfast 10-11-2016
MUSKEGO - The Musekgo Area Chamber of Commerce and Tourism is holding another networking event Oct. 26.
LindenGrove updates company name 10-11-2016
WAUKESHA - LindenGrove is now known as LindenGrove Communities, the company announced Monday.
Business Alliance to host two events this week 10-11-2016
WAUKESHA - The Waukesha County Business Alliance will host two programs this week to celebrate Manufacturing Month in Wisconsin.
A growing enterprise 10-11-2016
CEDARBURG — Brandon Goldbeck found himself in a dilemma – the kind of dilemma most small business owners hope to encounter at some point during their professional endeavors.
G’town addresses Gehl Foods’ parking problem 10-11-2016
GERMANTOWN — A shortage of parking at the Gehl Foods facility at N120 W19000 Freistadt Road is causing some of its employees to “get creative” when it comes to finding parking spots, according to a letter from Steve Schulz of Gehl Foods that accompanied the company’s request to the village to fill in part of a stormwater retention pond to add 28 more parking stalls.
Plan approved for clinic expansion 10-11-2016
HARTFORD — A site plan for a proposed expansion of Grand Avenue Dental Care was recommended for approval Monday night by the city’s Plan Commission during its regular meeting at City Hall.
Gun shop arrives in Kewaskum 10-11-2016
Eisen Arms LLC opened its second location Oct. 1, expanding from West Bend to Main Street in the village of Kewaskum.
A hoppy Saturday 10-11-2016
WAUKESHA — It had always been a goal, but the company’s four owners had no idea it would happen so quickly.
B&B seeks the unique 10-11-2016
WALES — The process of obtaining ownership was a “godsend,” and the transformation of the relic home into its current state was exhausting.
Local students get tour of health care career options 10-09-2016
About 120 high school students from West Bend, Kewaskum and Hartford gathered Friday at Moraine Park Technical College in West Bend to get a close look at careers in the healthcare industry.
Community gets taste of manufacturing industry 10-09-2016
GERMANTOWN — Students, parents, kids and all other interested parties found themselves immersed in the world of manufacturing Friday thanks to the many companies that opened their doors for National Manufacturing Day.
Advia Credit Union introducing full service Waukesha branch 10-08-2016
WAUKESHA — Advia Credit Union announced Friday an expansion of its Waukesha branch to become a full-service location.
Ross Dress for Less opens, Burger King in the works on Sunset Drive 10-08-2016
WAUKESHA — The new Ross Dress for Less had its soft opening Friday and will hold its grand opening today.
GE celebrates 17,000th ultrasound system 10-08-2016
WAUWATOSA — GE Healthcare commemorated on Friday the production and delivery of its 17,000th LOGIQ E9, a general imaging ultrasound system that has become the most installed general imaging ultrasound system in history.
Era of big monthly job gains appears over, and economists say that’s a good thing 10-07-2016
WASHINGTON — The era of monthly payroll gains of at least 200,000 appears to be over after the Labor Department reported on Friday that job growth was lackluster again in September, but economists said that’s a good thing.
Women kick car knowledge into gear
10-07-2016
Women gathered Thursday at the Bob’s Main Street Auto & Towing on North Main Street to learn about cars and repairs for the first year of Women and Wheels.
IBAW to host breakfast with court justice 10-07-2016
BROOKFIELD — The Independent Business Association of Wisconsin announced it will host a Breakfast with Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Dan Kelly on Oct. 21.
Sussex chamber to host State of Community panel 10-07-2016
SUSSEX — The Sussex Area Chamber of Commerce and various community leaders will participate in a State of the Community panel discussion Oct. 18.
Russ Darrow expanding to West Bend 10-07-2016
MENOMONEE FALLS — Russ Darrow Group announced Thursday that it’s expanding to West Bend.
Luxury apartment buildings topped off at The Corners 10-07-2016
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD — The Brookfield Corners project reached yet another milestone in construction, the development company announced Thursday.
Company chosen for managing Lake Michigan water project 10-07-2016
WAUKESHA — Greeley and Hansen has been selected by the Waukesha Water Utility Commission as the program manager for the switch to a Lake Michigan water supply.
Johnson Insurance acquires Monterey Benefits 10-06-2016
RACINE — Johnson Insurance Services announced on Wednesday it’s acquired Monterey Benefits LLC.
Kohl’s Pay rolled out nationwide 10-06-2016
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s announced Wednesday that it’s launched a new payment method, called Kohl’s Pay, nationwide.
Fire causes major damage at manufacturing building 10-06-2016
OCONOMOWOC — A fire caused significant damage to portions of a manufacturing operation late Monday afternoon.
Council OKs contract for boardwalk design 10-06-2016
OCONOMOWOC — The Fowler Lake Waterfront behind City Hall, especially the boardwalk, has been a bit of an eyesore for quite some time.
Demolition denied 10-06-2016
THIENSVILLE — Thiensville’s Village Board will conduct a public hearing Oct. 24 related to a denial late last month of a request to demolish the vacant M&I Bank building.
CUW breakfast to focus on health care 10-06-2016
MEQUON — Concordia University Wisconsin’s fall Leadership Series breakfast on Thursday, Oct. 20, will address the issue of health care delivery in the United States.
Pizza Ranch plan on hold for traffic concerns 10-06-2016
West Bend and surrounding residents will have to wait for a Pizza Ranch in the area until concerns with traffic and parking are addressed.
Mall of America takes bold stand by closing on Thanksgiving
10-06-2016
MINNEAPOLIS — Bucking the trend in recent years of Black Friday shopping encroaching into Thanksgiving, the nation’s biggest mall has decided not to open on the holiday this year.
Common Council approves capital improvement plan
10-06-2016
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha Common Council approved two significant items on the agenda at its meeting Tuesday.
West Bend Walmart shows off changes
10-05-2016
Walmart hosted a grand reopening Friday to highlight upgrades and additional services after four months of updating the store.
App helps small businesses ‘ShoutOut’ deals 10-05-2016
A small business accidentally orders too much product or a baker made more bread than they can normally sell. Other than shouting out the front door or putting up a sign, they have no way to tell customers about a flash sale.
Summit Street Wealth Management completes move 10-05-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Summit Street Wealth Management officially moved into its new offices Thursday.
BID Board tackles green space concerns 10-05-2016
After reviewing the operating budget for an affiliated entity, one city official noticed a balance of funds and wondered if they could be used as a resource to address on ongoing issue.
Residents voice concerns about revisited senior housing project 10-05-2016
GERMANTOWN — One after another, more than a dozen people aired their concerns about a 190-unit senior housing complex proposed by Presbyterian Homes on Mequon Road.
Gannett facility to close, lay off 52 employees 10-05-2016
WAUPACA — Gannett Publishing Services announced that it will shut down its entire production facility in Waupaca by Dec. 3.
ATC assessment calls for over $4 billion in costs 10-05-2016
PEWAUKEE — As part of its 10-year assessment, American Transmission Co. is calling for new electrical construction and maintenance projects which total a maximum of $4.4 billion through 2025.
TLX Technologies kicks off Manufacturing Month 10-05-2016
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Twenty years ago, Neil Karolek and Derek Dahlgren sat in a basement trying to devise a successful business model for a product which controls the inflation of vehicle air bags.
New Medicare plan to be offered 10-04-2016
WAUKESHA — ProHealth Care announced on Monday that a Medicare Advantage Plan will soon be offered in Waukesha County.
Sysco in Jackson, Growing Power speed up distribution
10-04-2016
A global leader in selling, marketing and distributing food products, Sysco has brought the farm into its Jackson backyard.
Slinger gives final OK to economic development services
10-04-2016
SLINGER — One more hurdle has been cleared in implementing an in-depth economic development plan for the village.
Bass Pro Shops purchases Cabela’s 10-04-2016
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — In a $5.5 billion deal, Bass Pro Shops will purchase Cabela’s to form one prominent outdoors company, the two announced Monday.
Closing the book 10-04-2016
WAUKESHA — In an email Saturday to his customers nicknamed “neptuners,” Neptune Comics owner Craig Lopacinski announced he will close the shop’s doors after nearly 13 years of business.
Riding the wave of robotics 10-01-2016
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — Since 2014, Acieta has strived to bring tomorrow’s innovation to today’s industrial world. But the process started much earlier for W. Kent Lorenz.
Owner of Meli to open second business next door 10-01-2016
WAUKESHA — The owner of Meli Bar & Restaurant is offering few details on what his “next adventure” is other than it will be another restaurant located next to his existing one at 294 W. Main St.
Jack Safro Ford in Oconomowoc sold 10-01-2016
OCONOMOWOC — Jack Safro Ford has been purchased by Van Horn Automotive Group, an employee at the dealership confirmed Friday.
Getting green from the greens 10-01-2016
TOWN OF ERIN — Erin Hills Golf Course will draw worldwide attention when the U.S. Open is held there next year. Homeowners will also be able to cash in by renting their primary residence to golf championship participants and attendees.
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