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Sola Salon Studios to hold grand opening for Delafield facility 08-06-2014
DELAFIELD — Sola Salon Studios is celebrating the grand opening of its Delafield facility on Aug. 15.
Bublr bikes coming to downtown Milwaukee 08-06-2014
MILWAUKEE — Bublr bikes has begun installing 10 Milwaukee bike-share stations, which will be open to the public within a few weeks.
R.A. Smith National provides pro bono surveying services
BROOKFIELD — R.A. Smith National, a Brookfield-based civil engineering and surveying firm, is providing restaking services pro bono for Junior Hilltoppers’ youth football program in Milwaukee County.
State companies invited to attend trade venture to different countries 08-06-2014
MADISON — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp., in collaboration with the Council of Great Lakes Governors, will be leading a Global Trade Venture to the Czech Republic, Poland and Turkey.
MillerCoors reports increase in 2Q profits 08-06-2014
MILWAUKEE — MillerCoors LLC said Wednesday its second-quarter net income rose 8 percent to $445.7 million compared with the same period last year.
Northwestern Mutual pledges $250,000 to American Red Cross 08-06-2014
MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee-based Northwestern Mutual said Wednesday it is pledging $250,000 to the American Red Cross.
West Bend business updates 08-06-2014
WEST BEND - Kevin Schultz plans to upgrade a downtown West Bend building he owns to attract a tenant.
Bar’s goal, to stand out 08-06-2014
WEST BEND - The newest bar in downtown West Bend is different than many others.
Good Harvest breaks ground 08-06-2014
WAUKESHA - The new store will bring Good Harvest from 12,000 to 23,000 square feet.
Lack of financial feasibility led to Pewaukee Celtic Fest cancellation 08-06-2014
PEWAUKEE - After reviewing financial records of their planned Celtic Fest event, Positively Pewaukee officials determined it was not financially feasible to move forward, Special Events Director Kim Korber said in an email Tuesday.
Magnetek reports increase in 2Q net income 08-05-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS — Magnetek Inc. said Tuesday its second-quarter net income rose to $2.30 million, or 70 cents a share, from $1.17 million, or 36 cents, a year ago.
An addition to the team 08-05-2014
MEQUON - It all began with a 1989 stop at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.
Potawatomi Hotel opening Aug. 18 08-05-2014
MILWAUKEE - When the Potawatomi Hotel, two years under construction at 1611 W. Canal St. in Milwaukee, opens to the public Aug. 18, guests will be able to rent what’s being billed as “the city’s largest and most expensive hotel suite.”
Copacetic to close downtown Waukesha location 08-05-2014
WAUKESHA - Copacetic, a hat and apparel store in downtown Waukesha, will close its doors at the end of the month, according to an email from owner Mary Osterman.
MCW enters into cooperation agreement with University of Sharjah, UAE 08-04-2014
MILWAUKEE — The Medical College of Wisconsin is exploring ways to partner and collaborate on education, training and research endeavors with leaders and students at the University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates.
RC Insurance Services announces merger with Group Health Planning 08-04-2014
HARTLAND — RC Insurance Services Inc. and Group Health Planning Inc. have merged and will operate as RC Insurance Services.
Waukesha County Business Alliance adds MSOE department as new member 08-02-2014
WAUKESHA - The Waukesha County Business Alliance, a countywide chamber of commerce, has added the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Graduate and Professional Education Department as a new member.
Harley-Davidson’s Road Glide returns 08-01-2014
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. on Friday said it’s bringing the Road Glide back, a touring motorcycle that was taken out of the Milwaukee-based company’s 2014 model-year lineup.
Generac 2Q sales increase 4.6% 08-01-2014
WAUKESHA - Generac Holdings Inc., a generator manufacturer, said Thursday its second-quarter net sales increased 4.6 percent.
CEO: Journal Communication brands to operate the same
MILWAUKEE -Citing an agreement between E.W. Scripps and his company, Journal Communications Chairman and CEO Steve Smith said the “transaction helps ensure the future success of local news operations - print, broadcast and digital - across the nation.”
Manufacturing growth continues positive streak 07-31-2014
MILWAUKEE — Manufacturing growth in southeastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois experienced another positive month, according to a survey by Marquette University's Center for Supply Chain Management and the local chapter of the Institute of Supply Chain Management.
Village Square apartment proposal revisited a third time in Delafield 07-31-2014
DELAFIELD — A Madison developer is hoping the third time is the charm in his quest to construct a high-end apartment complex near the Highways 83 and 16 interchange.
WCTC seeking on-campus bank branch 07-31-2014
PEWAUKEE - Waukesha County Technical College is moving forward with its plan to add a new banking partner on campus for the benefit of students and teachers.
Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers 07-31-2014
NEW YORK  - The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be underway
Journal Communications, Scripps Co. announce deal
MILWAUKEE  - Journal Communications Inc. of Milwaukee and E.W. Scripps Co. of Cincinnati have announced an agreement to merge broadcasting operations while spinning off newspaper holdings into a separate public company.
Most state homeowners expect greater home values in 2015 07-31-2014
MILWAUKEE - Over half of Wisconsin homeowners expect to see the value of their houses increase in the next year, according to a study released Wednesday.
Cookies ‘n’ cremation 07-31-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Nearly every animal, profession, hobby, cartoon character, world landmark or celebrity has been immortalized in the form of a cookie jar, making them one of the most collectible items of the last two decades.
Around the town 07-31-2014
OCONOMOWOC - In Maxim’s at the Oconomowoc Depot, a second Oconomowoc is growing - with familiar landmarks popping up all along the model train tracks.
4490 Ventures to be featured Aug. 14 at WIN-Milwaukee
MILWAUKEE — Greg Robinson, manager of the new $30 million 4490 Ventures fund, will discuss his Silicon Valley background and the opportunities he sees in Wisconsin companies during the Aug. 14 Wisconsin Innovation Network meeting in Wauwatosa.
Pizza Hut prepared to move 07-30-2014
WEST BEND - The West Bend Pizza Hut restaurant is looking for a new home.
Dairy Queen buildings waiting on changes 07-30-2014
WEST BEND - The sales of the two vacant Dairy Queen restaurants in West Bend earlier this month are pending until the circuit court judge gives a final approval.
Man crosses the seas, returns to West Bend to share CrossFit 07-30-2014
WEST BEND - West Bend resident Alex Kain learned about Cross-Fit, an intense workout program, when he spent five years in New Zealand coaching the national cheerleading team.
Cargill to close Milwaukee beef harvest facility 07-30-2014
MILWAUKEE — Cargill said Wednesday it’s closing its beef harvest facility in Milwaukee, resulting in the loss of 600 jobs.
Wisconsin Energy Corp. reports 11.8% net income increase 07-30-2014
MILWAUKEE — Wisconsin Energy Corp. reported a second-quarter net income of $133 million, an increase of 11.8 percent over $119 million a year earlier.
Rockwell Automation reports slight drop in 3Q profit  07-30-2014
MILWAUKEE — Rockwell Automation Inc. said its third-quarter profit fell 2 percent to $199.7 million, or $1.43 a share, from $203.7 million or $1.45 a share a year earlier.
Change in state tax credit law expected to benefit more companies 07-30-2014
MADISON — The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. has added a feature to its tax credit program that is expected to prompt more companies to utilize it, leading to additional growth and job creation throughout the state.
Shoe Carnival coming to Brookfield
BROOKFIELD — Shoe Carnival, a footwear retailer, is opening in Brookfield on Saturday.
Sears again interested in West Bend 07-30-2014
WEST BEND - Sears wants back into West Bend, if someone will have it.
Voss Insurance moves to business park
RICHFIELD - Voss Insurance Group has experienced great growth and consequently the business has leased 2,850 square feet of office space in Helsan Business Park.
Salty Toad manager: Friday Night Live helps improve clientele 07-30-2014
WAUKESHA - A local bar that’s struggled with its image may be getting a clientele upgrade, thanks to downtown weekly music festival Friday Night Live.
>>Related: Organizers, store owners tout Friday Night Live
Waukesha County Business Alliance signs Future Wisconsin Project resolution 07-29-2014
WAUKESHA — The Waukesha County Business Alliance has signed a resolution supporting the Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce’s Future Wisconsin Project.
Vrakas discusses 2015 county budget at town hall-style meeting 07-29-2014
WAUKESHA - Few specific numbers have been shared at this point, but Waukesha County officials are kicking off the 2015 budget-building season with a series of public meetings to discuss determining how programs will be funded.
Amended apartment plans back on Delafield Plan Commission agenda 07-29-2014
DELAFIELD - A proposal to build three apartment buildings with underground parking is again up for consideration in Delafield.
Passing of the toothbrush 07-29-2014
PEWAUKEE - During the 54 years he practiced dentistry, Dr. Robert Lynch got to know multiple generations of one family, which he didn’t take for granted - nor does Dr. Timothy Wall, who acquired Lynch’s patients.
Sweet re-lease 07-29-2014
WAUKESHA - Get your donuts downtown while you can - the staff at Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe is preparing to move across town to 1501 Paramount Drive, Suite C, by early August.
Survey: Milwaukee’s small businesses give Wisconsin C+

MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee’s small business owners gave Wisconsin a C+ for friendliness, according to a survey by and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.
Irgens acquires Brookfield restaurant
BROOKFIELD — An affiliate of Irgens, a real estate development firm, has acquired Brookfield’s Venice Club, according to state records.
Reinhart launches food and beverage service group 07-28-2014
MILWAUKEE — Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. said Monday it has launched a food and beverage service group.
Day care dissent 07-25-2014
WAUKESHA — Tasha Brown opened her day care center to cater to first- and second-shift parents two years ago, but some neighbors believe Brown and the kids should also spend some time catering to them.
Sensient Technologies reports drop in net income 07-25-2014
MILWAUKEE — Sensient Technologies Corp. said its net income dropped 10 percent in the second quarter.
Study: SE Wisconsin hospital payments have grown at half the national average 07-25-2014
MILWAUKEE - Residents of southeastern Wisconsin have seen their hospital commercial payment levels grow at approximately half the rate of the national level, according to a study released Wednesday.
Danger on the line 07-25-2014
WAUKESHA - Telephones used to be a means for family and friends to keep in touch, even from far away, but now they have also turned into a vehicle for scammers to try and swindle people out of their personal information or hard-earned cash.
Wisconsin farmers set record for cranberry harvest 07-24-2014
MADISON, Wis.  — Wisconsin cranberry farmers increased production by 25 percent last year to harvest a record 6 million barrels.
Wisconsinites lead effort to start new med school 07-24-2014
JEFFERSON, Wis.  — Two former University of Wisconsin Foundation executives have teamed up to create an alternative medical school in Jefferson.
Aircraft parts company moves to Oshkosh 07-24-2014
OSHKOSH, Wis. — A customer aircraft parts company is making a move from Minneapolis to Oshkosh.
Waterstone Mortgage Corp. named Platinum Million Dollar Lender 07-24-2014
PEWAUKEE — Waterstone Mortgage Corp. said Thursday it has been named as a 2013 Platinum Million Dollar Lender by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Marcus reports increase in 4Q earnings
MILWAUKEE — The Marcus Corp. said Thursday its fourth-quarter earnings increased 7.8 percent.
Cedarburg sisters to appear on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’ 07-24-2014
CEDARBURG — Three Cedarburg sisters are headed to California for an appearance on the ABC show “Shark Tank,” which invites budding entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to a panel of potential investors.
>>View video of the Jahr sisters and their invention
Chilango Express’s authentic Mexican fare delivered from truck in Oconomowoc
OCONOMOWOC - The southwestern corner of the parking lot at 212 E. Wisconsin Ave. in downtown Oconomowoc is almost always cooking, regardless of whether the sun is scorching the blacktop or the winter winds are howling among parked cars.
$1.7 million grant slashes wait lists for popular WCTC programs 07-24-2014
PEWAUKEE - Waukesha County Technical College will now be able to slash wait lists and offer more class sections, thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Fast Forward program.
Shoppes at Fox River expansion moves forward 07-24-2014
WAUKESHA - A six-building, 180,000-square-foot retail expansion at The Shoppes at Fox River is moving forward, as the Plan Commission on Wednesday night unanimously approved final site plans for the next phase of the development at 1180 W. Sunset Drive.
Statewide unemployment increase hits county, city of Waukesha 07-24-2014
WAUKESHA - Waukesha County was not spared as unemployment numbers jumped up in cities and counties across Wisconsin in June.
NAI MLG Commercial announces recent transactions 07-23-2014
MILWAUKEE — NAI MLG Commercial, a real estate firm, has announced its recent real estate transactions. 
Sealed Air relocating headquarters to North Carolina 07-23-2014
STURTEVANT —Sealed Air Corp. is planning to move its global headquarters to Charlotte, N.C., relocating 1,250 employees to the new head office.
Storage Systems Midwest acquires Babush Material Handling Systems  07-23-2014
WAUKESHA — Storage Systems Midwest Inc., a provider of material storage solutions for commercial and industrial companies, has acquired Sussex-based Babush Material Handling Systems Inc.
Cottages at Cedar Run opens its doors
WEST BEND - In the tranquil countryside on Scenic Drive in West Bend sits a 53,000-square-foot $14 million memory care facility called the Cottages at Cedar Run.
Great food, great service, great cause 07-23-2014
WAUKESHA - The shiny new commercial kitchen inside Easter Seals Southeast Wisconsin’s Northview Road location is a source of pride for those who helped create it and for the many who will benefit from its use as a training facility and revenue source.
A.O. Smith reports increase in 2Q earnings  07-22-2014
MILWAUKEE — A.O. Smith Corp. said Tuesday its second-quarter net income rose 36 percent to $57.3 million, or 63 cents a share, from $42.1 million, or 45 cents, a year earlier.
Harley-Davidson 2Q profit increases 30 percent
MILWAUKEE — Harley-Davidson Inc. said Tuesday its net income rose 30 percent during its second quarter.
Does this idea have wings? 07-22-2014
CEDARBURG - It’s plausible Henry Ford would have created a Kickstarter campaign to fund his Model T if it were available.
State home sales increase as median prices stabilize 07-22-2014
MADISON - Existing single-family home sales in June saw positive gains for the first time this year, and median home prices were up slightly in Wisconsin.
WMC poll: Wisconsin to see steady economic and job growth 07-21-2014
MADISON — Steady statewide economic growth through the end of the year should lead to more hiring, according to a survey of state business leaders conducted by Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce.
Manpower reports 2Q increase in profits 07-21-2014
MILWAUKEE — ManpowerGroup Inc. said Monday its earnings increased 61 percent, which the company attributed to strong growth in the U.S. and parts of Europe, in addition to its efforts to reduce costs.
Roadrunner Transportation Systems acquires logistics firm 07-21-2014
CUDAHY — Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. said Monday it has acquired Kokomo, Ind.-based Integrated Services, ISI Logistics and ISI Logistics South, known as Integrated Services, for $13 million.
West Bend Dairy Queens auctioned off 07-20-2014
WEST BEND - The two Dairy Queens in West Bend were sold at a sheriff’s auction this week.
Plan Commission to take on final Shoppes expansion
WAUKESHA - Shop-aholics rejoice: the Shoppes at Fox River is one step closer to starting its latest expansion as the Plan Commission will take on final site plans and an architectural review Wednesday.
WOW Workforce Development offering CNC bootcamp
PEWAUKEE — The Waukesha-Ozaukee-Washington Workforce Development Board’s Water Accelerator Program is holding a CNC Operator bootcamp from Aug. 20 through Dec. 16.
Stewart-Peterson eyes sale of building  07-18-2014
WEST BEND - Scott Stewart wants to sell his downtown office building and stay put.
Attendance, revenue up for Summerfest
MILWAUKEE - Neither fog, nor rain, nor cool temperatures could keep the people away from Summerfest 2014, as Milwaukee World Festival Inc. officials announced a growth in attendance and revenue for this year’s event.
Making another run at solving the skills gap 07-18-2014
WAUKESHA - Anyone who has paid attention to education and manufacturing over the last several years has likely heard the term “skills gap” repeatedly.
Laughlin Constable to continue with DOT 07-17-2014
MILWAUKEE — Laughlin Constable announced Thursday it has been named agency of record by the Wisconsin Department of Tourism, continuing the partnership that started in 2009.
Anthem College’s Brookfield campus to close 07-17-2014
BROOKFIELD — Anthem College in Brookfield will close if it isn’t able to find a buyer or secure financing, according to a state notice.
Bank Mutual Corp. reports 35% net income increase in 2Q 07-17-2014
BROWN DEER — Bank Mutual Corp. said its second-quarter net income increased 35 percent, according to a company statement.
Stuff of memories 07-17-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - The moments that spark a life’s passion are sometimes subtle.
Buca to replace Two Sisters Cafe 07-17-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Two Sisters Cafe, 515 E. Wisconsin Ave., which replaced Around the Lakes Family Restaurant, has closed down and will be placed with Buca, a restaurant operating under the leadership of Benny Islami.
Milwaukee Ale House could be on horizon for Brennan’s Marketplace 07-17-2014
OCONOMOWOC - What could be on tap for the Brennan’s Marketplace development grew a little clearer at the Common Council’s meeting on Tuesday, when aldermen approved revisions to the site plans for the property.
A hot business opens 07-16-2014
WEST BEND - Kewaskum resident Ron Kusters took his 25-year experience in the hot tub and pool industry and opened the Hot Tub Factory Outlet on July 1 in West Bend. 
NAI MLG Commercial announces recently completed transactions  07-16-2014
MILWAUKEE — NAI MLG Commercial, a commercial real estate firm, has announced its recently completed transactions.
MGIC reports 2Q profit increase 07-16-2014
MILWAUKEE — MGIC Investment Corp. said Wednesday its net income increased during its second quarter.
Village of Pewaukee creates new TIF district 07-16-2014
PEWAUKEE — After several months of reviews, an economic plan aimed at spurring development in the heart of the village of Pewaukee is moving forward.
June home sales on par with last year 07-16-2014
MILWAUKEE — Single-family home sales in June were all but even with the same month a year ago in the four-county metropolitan Milwaukee real estate market, according to data released Tuesday by the Metropolitan Listing Service, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors.
Two $1M gifts propel Marquette to break ground on new Jesuit Residence 07-15-2014
MILWAUKEE — Marquette University said Monday it has received two $1 million gifts, marking the completion of a nine-month, $15 million fundraising effort to build a 40,000-square-foot residence for its community of Jesuit priests.
Walmart donates $24.7M to Wisconsin organizations in ‘13 07-14-2014
MADISON — Walmart and the Walmart Foundation said Monday the company gave more than $24.7 million in cash and in-kind contributions to charitable organizations throughout Wisconsin last year.
Cedar Community’s new memory care assisted living opens 07-14-2014
WEST BEND — Cedar Community’s newly constructed Cottages at Cedar Run, which provides assisted living for men and women facing Alzheimer’s disease and related memory loss, will be open to residents.
Roundy’s to open new Mariano’s on Tuesday 07-14-2014
MILWAUKEE — Roundy’s Inc. said Monday it is opening its latest Mariano’s store in Shorewood, Ill. on Tuesday.
Madison company acquired by Minnesota-based Phillips & Temro Industries 07-14-2014
MADISON — Idle Free Systems Inc., a Madison-based company, has been acquired by Eden Prairie, Minn.-based Phillips & Temro Industries.
Aurora Summit receives high patient engagement ranking
SUMMIT —  Aurora Medical Center in Summit ranks 10th nationally in patient engagement out of 100 hospitals listed as part of the inaugural Axial Exchange and Becker’s Hospital Review “National Patient Engagement Ranking.”
Report: Wisconsin 24th in energy consumption 07-14-2014
WAUKESHA — Wisconsin ranks in the middle of road for energy consumption in the U.S., according to a report from WalletHub, a personal finance social media network.
City of West Bend’s unemployment number shrinking
WEST BEND - Unemployment figures are going down in West Bend.
Waukesha's Main 'Squeeze'  07-12-2014
WAUKESHA — The juice is loose in downtown Waukesha. 
New recycling plan could save county $200,000-plus annually  07-12-2014
WAUKESHA — A plan which will be brought before the Waukesha County Board this month could save the county hundreds of thousands in recycling costs, but may also lead to the closing of a local recycling facility. 
Banker Wire aims to inspire students with their sculpture 07-11-2014
MUKWONAGO - Banker Wire, manufacturer of woven and welded wire mesh, collaborated with Fox Valley Technical College to create a “Tree of Success” sculpture for the campus located in Appleton.
Economic trends held steady for May; job gains particularly strong 07-11-2014
MILWAUKEE - Indicators of metro area economic growth held steady in May, according to the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s  monthly report.
Owner of Cuddles to retire, store hosts sale 07-11-2014
WAUKESHA - After 30 years in downtown Waukesha, Cuddles will soon be no more as owner Sally Shoemaker is retiring at the end of the month.
Concerns about parking in Hartford 07-11-2014
HARTFORD - In the words of one Hartford businessman, the city’s final plan for parking behind City Hall, “just doesn’t make sense.”
Random Twigs closing in downtown Waukesha 07-11-2014
WAUKESHA — Downtown art gallery and studio Random Twigs is closing its doors at the end of July, according to a post on the business’ Facebook page.
Associate degree will count towards bachelor’s degree at UW-Waukesha  07-11-2014
WAUKESHA - Students who have earned any associate degree from a Wisconsin technical college can now apply that degree towards a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree at the University of Wisconsin-Waukesha.
Community Memorial Hospital celebrates 50th anniversary 07-11-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS - When Sharon Silberzahn visited her family in Menomonee Falls while growing up in Milwaukee, she didn’t even know there was a hospital in the village.
Northwestern Mutual offers to buy O'Donnell Park 07-10-2014
MILWAUKEE — Northwestern Mutual has proposed purchasing the O'Donnell Park parking structure on Milwaukee County's lakefront.
City, builder off to court 07-10-2014
WEST BEND - There’s a cold-shoulder war over the north side industrial site at 2100 Northwestern Ave. between the city of West Bend and property owner John Bagley.
Midland Video Productions transitions ownership 07-10-2014
MILWAUKEE- Midland Video Productions announced Tuesday the sale of the company after 34 years of ownership by George Liberatore and Neil Jaehnert.
Last call for T.J. Ryan’s 07-10-2014
CEDARBURG — T.J. Ryan’s, the bar where people have long gone to have a drink with friends, grab a Bloody Mary before the Fourth of July parade or even drop off a stolen Klement’s racing sausage, has closed its doors for good as the interior undergoes a radical transformation.
Albrecht’s Delafield Market announces major renovation
DELAFIELD — Albrecht’s Delafield Market announced it will undergo a major renovation beginning this week.
Commission OKs new headquarters for J&L 07-10-2014
WAUKESHA - A local pulp and paper processing company is one step closer to moving its corporate headquarters to a new 63,000-square-foot building on Progress Avenue, as the Plan Commission unanimously approved a preliminary site plan and architectural view Wednesday night.
Oconomowoc’s Lakeland car dealership marks 40th year in business 07-10-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - The Lakeland car dealership in the Town of Oconomowoc entered its 40th year of business on July 3 - and subsequently celebrated that achievement with cake and a flood of shared memories on Monday.
A new doggy day dawns for local business 07-10-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Lake Country Dog has finished a $20,000 renovation of its kennels and outdoor play area.
Downtown Dousman remains open for business during construction  07-10-2014
DOUSMAN - Having the main street that runs in front of your business torn up for the whole summer is by no means desirable, but downtown Dousman business owners are making the best of a bad situation.
1 Million Cups program launching in Milwaukee 07-09-2014
MILWAUKEE — The 1 Million Cups program, which is sponsored by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, is launching in Milwaukee.
Irgens opening office in downtown Milwaukee 07-09-2014
MILWAUKEE — Irgens said Wednesday it is opening an office at the ASQ Center in downtown Milwaukee.
S&P affirms Northwestern Mutual's AA+ rating 07-09-2014
MILWAUKEE — Northwestern Mutual said Wednesday that Standard & Poor’s has affirmed the company’s AA+ financial strength rating.
NAI MLG Commercial announces recent transactions 07-09-2014
MILWAUKEE – NAI MLG Commercial, a commercial real estate firm, has announced its recently completed transactions.
Walgreen renews court fight with city 07-09-2014
WEST BEND - An attorney representing Walgreen Co. said West Bend’s rejection of its appeal over the city’s assessments for the company’s two stores in the city will not stop Walgreen from continuing its fight to lower them.
Rueben’s County Market closing in Hartford 07-09-2014
HARTFORD — The Paulson family has been in the grocery business since Rueben Paulson opened a corner grocery store in 1912.
ABC holding ‘Shark Tank’ auditions in Milwaukee 07-08-2014
MILWAUKEE — ABC’s “Shark Tank” is hosting an open casting call on July 21 in Milwaukee for entrepreneurs to pitch their ideas to a panel of potential investors.
West Bend building owner plans to fight raze order 07-08-2014
WEST BEND - The owner of a northside industrial site that West Bend officials claim is “unsafe and dangerous” said Monday he will fight the city’s efforts to tear down his building.
Board denies Walgreen’s property tax appeal 07-08-2014
WEST BEND - West Bend won’t reconsider the property tax bill it sent to Walgreen Co., for its two stores in the city.
A 'Delicious' experience 07-08-2014
CEDARBURG - Baking has been a part of Jennifer Goldbeck’s professional life for more than seven years. This month, she is entering a new chapter in her foray into the kitchen as she takes part in a local entrepreneurial competition.
WCTC to offer program for high-in-demand careers  07-08-2014
PEWAUKEE - Waukesha County Technical College will offer a new program this fall with training opportunities for high-in-demand careers in information technology.
Artists needed for Culver’s public art project
WAUKESHA - Love creating art? Love hamburgers? Waukesha’s Community Development Department has the project for you.
Costco could be coming to New Berlin; public hearing Aug. 13 07-08-2014
NEW BERLIN - Waukesha County could have a total of three Costco locations if one is approved for this city.
Plans for Brookfield’s Ruby Farms site on hold 07-08-2014
BROOKFIELD - Future plans for the former Ruby Farms property remain in limbo after city officials on Monday held off on a decision.
Sportsman Channel renews Sarah Palin’s ‘Amazing America' 07-07-2014
NEW BERLIN – Sarah Palin’s show, “Amazing America with Sarah Palin,” has been renewed for a second season by New Berlin-based Sportsman Channel.
InvestorsBank to be sold to American Bank of Fond du Lac 07-07-2014
WAUKESHA – InvestorsBank of Waukesha has agreed to be purchased by American Bank, a Fond du Lac-based bank.
Albrecht's Delafield Market announces store renovation
DELAFIELD – Albrecht’s Delafield Market said Monday it is undergoing a major renovation.
Kohl’s listed as 34th largest advertiser
MENOMONEE FALLS – Kohl’s Department Stores was ranked as the 34th largest advertiser in the United States with about $1.185 billion in spending in 2013, according to rankings from Advertising Age.
Visteon acquires Johnson Controls automotive interiors businesses 07-07-2014
GLENDALE – Visteon Corp. has closed on the sale of the automotive electronics business of Glendale-based Johnson Controls, according to a company statement.
Fairbanks Morse and MAN Diesel & Turbo launch gas engine initiative 07-07-2014
BELOIT – Fairbanks Morse, a Beloit-based engine maker, and MAN Diesel & Turbo have finalized an agreement to cooperate in the U.S. power market for gas and dual-fuel engines.
Carroll to offer entrepreneur graduate certificate 07-05-2014
WAUKESHA - Carroll University will be offering a new four-month graduate program in entrepreneurship this fall, which will accept 24 students and be instructed by successful entrepreneurs.
West Bend radio stations sold in package deal 07-05-2014
WEST BEND - It will cost Magnum Communications Inc. $2.25 million to buy the four radio stations in West Bend and Racine from Bliss Communications Inc., radio trade industry media sources published Thursday.
Brookfield Plan Commission to discuss mosque, Ruby Farms 07-05-2014
BROOKFIELD — The construction timetable for a mosque, annexation of land and the future of Ruby Farms are just a few of the items on Monday’s Plan Commission agenda.
Oconomowoc council approves offer for Fong’s Garden property 07-05-2014
OCONOMOWOC — The Oconomowoc Common Council approved an offer to purchase Fong’s Garden Chinese restaurant, 109 E. Main St., from owner Tommy Lin at its regular meeting on Tuesday.
City to discuss retail, restaurant ideas at old Mack’s site
WAUKESHA — The site of a former custard stand at the corner of Delafield Street and Moreland Boulevard could soon get a new life, as a developer is proposing a 3,000-square-foot retail space that could include one or two tenants.
Hartford raises concern over building sale 07-03-2014
HARTFORD - The decision by Hartford Joint 1 School District to purchase the former Froedtert Clinic building on West Sumner Street has Hartford officials concerned.
From drawing board to menu board
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - Dan Schwefel, owner of Schwefel’s restaurant at N58-W39877 State Road 16 in the Town of Oconomowoc, still doesn’t know what possessed him to draw the image that now hangs on the wall of his restaurant.
Grafton Men’s Wearhouse will be second in the county 07-03-2014
MEQUON — It appears Ozaukee County soon will be home to two locations of the national Men’s Wearhouse chain.
County board approves Lasata borrowing 07-03-2014
PORT WASHINGTON — A second hurdle, and possibly the most important obstacle, out of three essential votes to borrow $10 million to renovate Lasata’s Care Center, passed the Ozaukee County Board unanimously Wednesday.
Study includes Waukesha County municipalities among Wisconsin's top 20 best cities 07-03-2014
WAUKESHA - Wisconsin is a great place to live, according to a study done by NerdWallet. The study analyzed the 85 cities in Wisconsin that have a population of over 10,000 residents.





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