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A new chapter for Book World  09-10-2014
WEST BEND - Book World saw a need for a book store in West Bend and has been pleased since its recent opening.
Jake Leinenkugel retires from craft brewery 09-10-2014
MILWAUKEE  - Jake Leinenkugel announced Tuesday that he is stepping down as president of the craft brewery started by his great-great-grandfather and will be succeeded by his younger brother Dick Leinenkugel, who formerly led economic development efforts in Wisconsin.
NAI MLG Commercial announces recent transactions 09-10-2014
MILWAUKEE - NAI MLG Commercial has announced the following recently completed transactions:
Expansion canceled 09-10-2014
In what could be considered a surprise, COST of Wisconsin has canceled a proposed 25,000-square-foot expansion of its manufacturing facility in the town of Polk.
Accupuncture clinic plans to open in Cedarburg 09-09-2014
CEDARBURG — Relief Accupuncture Community Clinic plans to open in Cedarburg this month.
Partnership Bank expanding into Time Warner Cable space 09-09-2014
CEDARBURG — As banks and credit unions continue to find ways to stand out in a crowded competitive marketplace, Partnership Bank – a branch of First Bank in Tomah and a member of the Partnership Community Bancshares – plans to expand into the space occupied by Time Warner Cable at N61 W529 Washington Ave., due to an increasing customer base.
Kleefisch to co-host Small Business Summit 09-08-2014
WAUKESHA - Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch will co-host the 4th Annual Governor’s Small Business Summit, taking place Wednesday at the Racine Marriott Hotel.
Roger Stevens Menswear to close after 40 years 09-08-2014
WAUKESHA - Roger Stevens Menswear owner and president Steve Schroeder announced Monday that he will close his store after nearly 40 years in business.
Piggly Wiggly to take over Pick ’n Save
The takeover of the Saukville Pick ’n Save grocery store by Fox Bros. Piggly Wiggly will benefit the new Hartford Piggly Wiggly, which the local franchise chain will open in December.
Delafield Kohl’s store remodeled 09-07-2014
DELAFIELD - The remodeled Kohl’s store in Delafield has been reopened with an official reveal planned for Wednesday morning.
Deadline extended for WCTC manufacturing center fundraising 09-07-2014
PEWAUKEE - Waukesha County Technology College will have an additional three weeks to raise $2 million for an Integrated Manufacturing Center, for which $1 million has already been pledged by an anonymous donor contingent upon the rest being raised by private donors.
Making way for Oberlin Filter 09-07-2014
WAUKESHA - A worker tears down a building on the site of the new Oberlin Filter facility on Silvernail Road near Bluemound Road Friday.
DWD deputy secretary: Making ‘an investment in people’ 09-07-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Two new grants made to Oconomowoc-based manufacturers seek to give high schoolers a head start in trade work while also cutting down the perceived “skills gap” in Wisconsin.
It’s time to ReStore  09-04-2014
GERMANTOWN — Habitat for Humanity of Washington and Dodge Counties is getting ready to open their third ReStore in the county.
Milwaukee Institute partners with UWM Foundation  09-04-2014
MILWAUKEE - The UWM Foundation and the Milwaukee Institute announced Tuesday their partnership to provide high-speed computing resources at UWM’s new Innovation Campus in Wauwatosa.
Russ Darrow opens Mazda dealership; seeks employees
MILWAUKEE - The Russ Darrow Group opened its new Mazda dealership on the northwest side at 11330 W. Metro Auto Mall on Wednesday.
Planting seeds for the future 09-04-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - Farming is a career where land stewardship has long been associated with success.
Swimming with sharks 09-04-2014
WAUKESHA - The nonprofit GPS Education Partners recently hosted its annual product launch competition for high school students, based on the TV show, “Shark Tank.”
Barn party scene coming to town 09-04-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - A nearly 100-year-old barn is bound to acquire some history of its own, but it is the history that’s yet to come for the Barn at Trinity Peak that excites Carolyn Hewitt.
Second area World of Beer location opens 09-03-2014
MILWAUKEE — The second World of Beer in the area opened in Wauwatosa on Aug. 25 in the Giuseppe’s Plaza, 418 N. Mayfair Road.
Exhibit fabricator to expand facility in town of Polk  09-03-2014
TOWN OF POLK — A site plan for a proposed major expansion of COST of Wisconsin’s manufacturing plant was unanimously approved by the town’s Plan Commission on Tuesday night.
West Bend dealership plans building renovations  09-03-2014
WEST BEND - A 22-foot entrance tower will be added to the Gordie Boucher’s Ford Lincoln dealership, 3021 W. Washington St. in West Bend, part of an estimated $400,000 facade and interior remodeling project.
TDS acquires Oregon firm  09-02-2014
MADISON — TDS Telecom announced Tuesday it had completed the purchase of BendBroadband, a cable and broadband company headquartered in Bend Oregon.
Mayfair to add Athleta  09-02-2014
WAUWATOSA — As part of an ongoing redevelopment project Mayfair will women’s performance apparel company Athleta to its mix of stores.
R.A. Smith announces expansion  09-02-2014
BROOKFIELD — R.A. Smith National has announced the expansion of its Structural Services Division through the purchase of selected assets of Arnold & O’Sheridan, Inc. and the addition of 11 new employees.
WEDC loan to support Forte Research
MADISON — Forte Research Systems Inc., a Madison-based developer of clinical research software, has received a $550,000 state loan to help its growth and potentially add 55 jobs over the next three years, Gov. Scott Walker announced Tuesday.
Hartford Piggly Wiggly could employ up to 80 09-01-2014
HARTFORD — The new Piggly Wiggly Supermarket set to tentatively open in December, could employ as many as 80 people.
Workforce training Conference set for Sept. 19 08-29-2014
WAUKESHA — The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and Wisconsin Literacy will be holding a workforce training conference Sept. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:15 p.m. at the Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center.
Report: Manufacturing growth slows, remains positive
MILWAUKEE — The growth in manufacturing activity in southeastern Wisconsin declined slightly in August, according to the Marquette-ISM Report on Manufacturing, but the index continued to show an expanding market.
Lending up at Wisconsin banks 08-29-2014
MADISON — Total lending by Wisconsin’s state-chartered banking increased by 5.1 percent during the fist half of the year, according to the state Department of Financial Institutions. 
Pewaukee Dental seeking help for ALS challenge 08-28-2014
PEWAUKEE — Pewaukee Dental is offering patients an opportunity to help Dr. Mike Schneidler participate in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.
DOJ requires Tyson to divest sow purchasing business
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice announced Wednesday it will require Tyson Foods Inc. to divest Heinold Hog Markets, its sow purchasing business, before allowing the company’s $8.5 billion acquisition of The Hillshire Brands Company to continue.
Early stage investing workshop Sept. 18 in Appleton 08-28-2014
APPLETON — A workshop outlining the best practices and trends in startup investing will be held Sept. 18 at Fox Valley Technical College.
FIS to close mail and print operations 08-28-2014
MILWAUKEE — Florida-based financial services technology provider FIS Inc. will be closing its print and mail business unit at its facility at 4900 W. Brown Deer Road.
MSI selected for Cedar Lake Yacht Club 08-28-2014
HARTFORD — Cedar Lake Yacht Club has selected MSI General Corporation of Oconomowoc to design and construct a two-story addition to their facility.
UW chancellor to discuss economic growth  08-28-2014
WAUWATOSA — University of Wisconsin-Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank is scheduled to discuss the university’s role in economic development during the Sept. 11 meeting of the Wisconsin Innovation Networks’s Milwaukee chapter.
Duo opens second Dickey’s 08-28-2014
NEW BERLIN — Sherri Povolo and her son-in-law Craig Hatfield opened their second Dickey’s Barbecue Pit in Waukesha County on Thursday.
We Energies CEO to present at conference 08-28-2014
MILWAUKEE — We Energies Chairman and CEO Gale Klappa will be among those presenting at Barclays’ CEO Energy-Power Conference on Wednesday.
Survey: Americans find money conversations difficult 08-28-2014
MILWAUKEE — It seems most Americans would prefer to talk about their death or the birds and the bees rather than discuss a host of money related issues, according to Northwestern Mutual’s 2014 Planning and Progress Study.
St. Paul’s Fowler Lake open discussion sees more comments than questions 08-28-2014
OCONOMOWOC — Approximately 80 community members gathered at St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday night to discuss a 30-unit condominium project that would stand next door to the 150 year old building.
Grafton agrees to bond for Kapco expansion 08-28-2014
GRAFTON — The village board this week passed the initial resolution that will allow Kapco Inc. to obtain an industrial development revenue bond through the village to finance a major expansion project.
A new leash on life 08-28-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC — With two hands and a host of implements, veterinarian John Hallett has assisted many four-legged family members in Waukesha County with what ails them.
Jackson’s to reopen with new staff  08-28-2014
WAUKESHA - Jackson’s Blue Ribbon Pub on South Street will reopen today, right on schedule after what owner Dan Zierath described as “major staffing issues.”
'All of the customers are needed' 08-28-2014
TOWN OF MERTON - Whether it is a big animal veterinarian tending to a sick or injured animal, a feed mill keeping farmers stocked with feed throughout the year or an implement store offering the tools it requires to keep a farm in ship shape, farmers’ influence continues to spread beyond the confines of their field.
New barbers settle in 08-27-2014
WEST BEND - The new owners of Plaza Barber Shop, Valerie Vorpahl and Brittany Luther, admit they are going against the grain by owning a barbershop, but they are bringing old-fashioned service and barbering techniques to West Bend.
Northwestern Mutual breaks ground on office tower  08-27-2014
MILWAUKEE - Northwestern Mutual officially broke ground Tuesday on its new high-rise office tower in downtown Milwaukee.
‘The Pig’ coming to Hartford  08-27-2014
HARTFORD — A light agenda didn’t prevent big news from being heard at Tuesday night’s Common Council meeting.
Mequon’s Equipatron gets recognized
MEQUON — A Mequon-based company that deals in small engines, snow blowers, log splitters and similar equipment, has been recognized as among the fastest-growing private companies in the nation.
Glaze marks 10th anniversary 08-26-2014
THIENSVILLE - Since its inception, Kristina Eckert’s goal with glaze, the arts-themed pottery shop she founded a decade ago, has been the same. “Intergenerational” is a word she uses to describe her ever-evolving business.
Outdated Brookfield industrial park sees upgrades 08-26-2014
BROOKFIELD - An industrial area of Brookfield is getting a much-needed facelift thanks to the city’s investment in infrastructure, as well as building renovations from businesses moving into the newly-branded 124th Commerce District.
Water Council receives grant from JPMorgan Chase 08-25-2014
MILWAUKEE — Global financial firm JPMorgan Chase & Co. announced plans Monday to provide a $225,000 grant to The Water Council to help the organization find water technology investors.
Wisconsin farmer wins social media award 08-22-2014
AUSTIN, TEXAS — Johnson Creek-based farmer Carrie Mess has been named Social Media Farmer of the Year a the AgChat Cultivate and Connect Show in Austin, Texas.
ZBB Energy to offer shares at $1.12 08-22-2014
MILWAUKEE — ZBB Energy Corporation on Friday announced it will offer 11.52 million common stock shares at $1.12 each in an offering expected to close Aug. 27.
City, county of Waukesha holding steady in recent unemployment figures 08-22-2014
WAUKESHA - The Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development has released its July unemployment data, which shows both the city of Waukesha and Waukesha County holding steady while other areas in the state are cutting their jobless rates.
Regional land use and transportation workshops planned
WAUKESHA — The Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission is planning a third round of seven workshops as part of its Vision 2050 land use and transportation planning project.
Bon-Ton sees sales up in 2Q 08-21-2014
MILWAUKEE — The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., the parent company of Boston Store, announced Thursday the company had seen a 1.6 percent increase in comparable store sales in the second quarter of fiscal year 2014 when compared to the same period in 2013.
Rogers purchases office building 08-21-2014
OCONOMOWOC — Rogers Memorial Hospital recently purchased an office building at 1205 Corporate Drive in Oconomowoc and plans to move some programs there in the future.
Master Z's expanding showroom  08-21-2014
WAUKESHA — Having purchased a nearby property earlier this year, Master Z’s Dart and Pool Supply plans to expand its showroom to be one of the largest retail showrooms in the country, President and CEO Ken Zettelmeier said.
Quad to lease former American distribution center 08-21-2014
CITY OF PEWAUKEE — At least one of the two Waukesha County American TV facilities has found a new use after the home appliance retailer closed earlier this year.
Historic building’s owners request façade lift  08-21-2014
CEDARBURG — Questions and comments are circulating about what work is being done at W62 N599 Washington Ave., formerly known as T.J. Ryan’s.
Chamber now accepting nominations for 2014 awards
OCONOMOWOC — The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Awards recognize excellence in business, leadership and community service. The nomination period for the 2014 Awards runs through Aug. 29.
Hot condo proposal dodges cooling resolution 08-21-2014
OCONOMOWOC — The proposed Fowler Lake Village project narrowly avoided being put on hold and possibly rejected at Tuesday night’s Common Council meeting through a resolution proposed by Alderman Scott Rosek.
>>Architectural Commission discusses Fowler Lake
WCTC receives anonymous $1 million pledge 08-21-2014
PEWAUKEE - Waukesha County Technical College announced Wednesday it has received an anonymous pledge of $1 million toward the construction of its Integrated Manufacturing Center, provided that the remainder is covered by private donors.
Survey: Training crucial to filling jobs 08-21-2014
BROOKFIELD - A recent survey conducted by the Brookfield-based staffing agency, QPS Employment Group, concluded that half its clients cannot fill positions due to a lack of qualified candidates.
Lakefront Brewery announces expansion plans 08-21-2014
MILWAUKEE - Lakefront Brewery, Inc. on Wednesday announced it had accepted an offer to buy land at 1890 N. Commerce St. and plans to expand its facility.
New restaurant owner hopes craft beer, burgers at Crafty Cow hit the spot 08-21-2014
OCONOMOWOC - The excitement is mounting for Devin Eichler, who plans to open the Crafty Cow restaurant and bar in downtown Oconomowoc this fall.
New technology a boon to farmers but price can be barrier 08-21-2014
OCONOMOWOC - From the simplest plows to the irrigation channels that first diverted rivers to farmers' fields to the machinery of the Industrial Revolution, the seeds of invention for many of mankind's most ingenious ideas were first planted on a farm.
Rogers Memorial Hospital-Brown Deer opens first phase of expansion 08-20-2014
OCONOMOWOC - After 10 years of providing child and adolescent mental health services in Brown Deer, Rogers Memorial Hospital is beginning a new era by adding even more specialized services for children, teens and adults.
Northwestern Mutual named top company to sell for 08-20-2014
MILWAUKEE — Northwestern Mutual was named among the top 50 companies to sell for by Selling Power Magazine for the 12th consecutive year.
Pair of ‘upscale’ apartments proposed for downtown Waukesha 08-20-2014
WAUKESHA — A pair of “upscale” apartment buildings proposed for the downtown area in the city of Waukesha took an early step toward becoming reality Monday night.
Finding adventure on the farm 08-20-2014
WEST BEND - After graduating from college Jacki Roden returned to her family farm in West Bend to open Roden Barnyard Adventures with a mission to educate people about the source of their food.
Meijer store gets final approval from Common Council
WAUKESHA - After a lengthy discussion, the final site plan for a proposed 200,000-square foot Meijer store at the corner of Sunset Drive and Tenny Avenue was approved by the Common Council.
Sweet Perfections will open new location Thursday 08-20-2014
WAUKESHA - Sweet Perfections Bake Shoppe has moved from downtown Waukesha to 1501 Paramount Drive, Suite C, and staff plan on opening its new doors to customers this Thursday.
BuySeasons planning job fair 08-19-2014
WAUKESHA — Internet costume retailer BuySeasons, Inc. will be holding a job fair Tuesday to find applicants for seasonal positions.
First Business Capital Corp. announces deals 08-19-2014
MADISON — First Business Capital President and CEO Chuck Batson on Tuesday announced over $10 million in credit funded by the company.
La Casa seeking golfers, sponsors for annual outing 08-19-2014
WAUKESHA —La Casa de Esperanza, Inc. is currently seeking golfers for its 20th annual ”Investing in our Youth” Duane Warren Memorial Golf Outing.
Jockey launches new marketing campaign 08-19-2014
KENOSHA — Jockey International, Inc. on Tuesday announced a new marketing campaign titled “Supporting Greatness.”
Cedarburg Coffee Roastery expanding to Grafton Arts Mill
CEDARBURG - The Cedarburg Coffee Roastery recently announced it soon will open a location at the Grafton Arts Mill.
Kapco planning major expansion 08-19-2014
GRAFTON — Kapco Inc., a family-owned Grafton business since 1972, is looking to expand its headquarters building in anticipation of new projects and jobs.
State home sales show modest decline
WAUKESHA - Existing Wisconsin single-family home sales in July ran behind the same month a year ago even as median prices continued to rise.
>>Ozaukee County home sales decline in July
Plymouth Tube to close East Troy facility 08-18-2014
EAST TROY — Plymouth Tube Co. plans to close its mill located at 2061 Young St., East Troy, according to documents filed with the Department of Workforce Development.
Waukesha-based company wins big in Italy 08-18-2014
WAUKESHA — Italian amateur soccer league, Lega Nazionale Dilettante, named Cardiac Science its certified supplier of Automatic External Defibrillators (AEDs).
Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin now accepting grant applications 08-18-2014
MADISON — Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin encourages any individuals, groups or businesses to apply for its 2015 grants.
Oscar Mayer adds Italian meat line 08-18-2014
MADISON — Oscar Mayer on Monday announced the launch of it Old World Style line of deli meats.
ManpowerGroup sees big things in southeast Asia 08-18-2014
MILWAUKEE — In a new white paper released Monday, Milwaukee-based ManpowerGroup predicted that demographic trends would give southeast Asia an advantage when it comes to attracting global businesses.
Burlap & Lace opens downtown 08-17-2014
WAUKESHA — The overall mission of Burlap & Lace Marketplace, a new store located at 840 N. Grand Ave. in downtown Waukesha, is literally hanging over people’s heads.
Bank offers business loan program to West Bend 08-16-2014
WEST BEND - A local bank wants to start a low-interest business loan program in West Bend directed to development in the historic downtown and Barton commercial districts.
BuySeasons parties like it's 1999 08-16-2014
NEW BERLIN -  BuySeasons, Inc. is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month.
New school takes shape 08-16-2014
CITY OF PEWAUKEE - Work continues Friday at the Christian Education Leadership Academy under construction on Highway KF north of Highway 16.
Eaton to receive DOE funding 08-15-2014
WAUKESHA — A Menomonee Falls-based company will receive nearly $5 million from the U.S. Department of Energy for projects as part of President Barack Obama’s EV Everywhere Grand Challenge.
Lands’ End launches lighthouse restoration program 08-15-2014
DODGEVILLE — Citing the heritage of its founder Gary C. Comer, Lands’ End announced Friday it will be launching a lighthouse restoration program in partnership with the U.S. Lighthouse Society.
Sartori to partner with Crosby 08-15-2014
GREEN BAY — Sartori Cheese announced Friday it will partner for a fourth year with Mason Crosby and the Packers Radio Network to support the Wisconsin Make-A-Wish Foundation during the 2014 NFL season.
Diamond Marketing merges operations in West Bend 08-15-2014
WEST BEND - A marketing firm that designs, engineers and manages production of retail point-of-purchase displays is consolidating its headquarters, warehousing and assembly operations in West Bend.
New building planned for downtown Pewaukee 08-15-2014
PEWAUKEE - Siepmann Realty Corp. is preparing to build a 10,000-square-foot, two-story building at 125 W. Wisconsin Ave., in the downtown area of Pewaukee.
Costco gains approvals in New Berlin 08-15-2014
NEW BERLIN - A Costco store proposed for 15300 Grange Avenue received several approvals from the New Berlin Plan Commission on Wednesday.
State’s jobless rate inches up, matching national change
MADISON — Wisconsin’s unemployment rate inched up in July to 5.8 percent from 5.7 percent in June, even as the state added 3,200 private sector jobs.
Gehl Co. founded on a tinkerer’s idea
WEST BEND - It’s hard to imagine that an ordinary blacksmith shop, founded in 1859 in West Bend, would revolutionize farm work and give rise to an internationally renowned company, a business whose long history is being preserved.
Report: 2.6 percent growth, 5.2 percent unemployment in 2015 08-14-2014
MILWAUKEE — A new report from BMO Harris Bank predicts Wisconsin will see a 2.1 percent increase in gross domestic product in 2014.
School begins, summer help disappears 08-14-2014
HARTFORD - After college and high school students return to school, Washington County businesses who hire them cope by cutting staff and adjusting schedules.
Briggs to acquire Allmand Bros., Inc.
MILWAUKEE — Briggs & Stratton Corporation announced Thursday it has agreed to acquire U.S. based Allmand Bros., Inc.
Kohl’s sees dip in sales in 2Q 08-14-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS — Kohl’s saw total sales decrease by 1.1 percent during the second quarter of 2014 to $4.242 billion, compared to $4.289 billion in 2013.
Meijer gets nod of approval from Plan Commission 08-14-2014
WAUKESHA - A Meijer supermarket appears to be on the horizon for the city of Waukesha.
Farmers engage community to boost consumers’ understanding 08-14-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - Just as a breeze ripples the rows of wheat in a farmer’s field, the impact of agriculture in southeastern Wisconsin sends ripples through the multiple communities that dot Waukesha County.
In the swing of things 08-14-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - Believe it or not, but the man firmly entrenched in the batter’s stance at Wisconsin Indoor Golf, W359-N5740 Brown St. in the Town of Oconomowoc, is actually there to help people refine their golf game.
Business to consolidate Hartford, 2 other locations 08-13-2014
GERMANTOWN - In late 2015, manufacturer TJ Hale plans to consolidate its three Wisconsin locations — Hartford, Menomonee Falls and Milwaukee — into one facility in a Germantown business park.
Briggs announces quarterly dividend 08-13-2014
MILWAUKEE — Briggs & Stratton Corporation increased its quarterly dividend by 4 percent on Wednesday. 
Cousins launches e-gift cards 08-13-2014
MILWAUKEE — Cousins Subs announced Wednesday the start of a new program allowing customers to purchase e-gift cards for their friends and family.
Jackson’s closed temporarily, thanks to ‘major staffing issues’ 08-13-2014
WAUKESHA - Jackson’s Blue Ribbon Pub on South Street is closed temporarily after owner Dan Zierath noticed “major staffing issues,” got rid of almost the entire staff and is now starting from scratch.
Credit union lending increases 08-13-2014
MADISON — Wisconsin’s credit unions saw increases in both lending and net income rose during the first six months of 2014, according to data released Tuesday by the state Department of Financial Institutions.
DHL to deliver Indy trophy 08-13-2014
MILWAUKEE — DHL is continuing its sponsorship of racing in Milwaukee, acting as the Official Express and Logistics Provider of the ABC Supply Co. Inc. Wisconsin 250 at Milwaukee IndyFest Presented by the Metro Milwaukee Honda Dealers.
‘I make America’ in West Bend 08-12-2014
WEST BEND - A picnic on the lawn of Manitou Americas, formerly the Gehl Co., attended Monday by employees, retirees and community guests was not only a party, it was a platform to raise awareness of issues facing American manufacturers.
MGI Communications, KW Advertising to merge 08-12-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS — MGI Communications and KW Advertising announced the merger of their two businesses on Monday, effective August 1, 2014.
Region’s July home sales slightly behind last year’s mark
WAUKESHA - Single-family home sales for July were behind just 0.8 percent from a year ago, according to data released Monday by the Metropolitan Listing Service, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Greater Milwaukee Association of Realtors.
County takes next stop toward Eble Barn demolition 08-09-2014
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD - The Eble Barn - which has stood along Bluemound Road in the Town of Brookfield for decades - appears to be one step closer to demolition.
WisDOT: Alcohol-related road deaths down 47% from decade ago 08-09-2014
MADISON - New data from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation shows drunk-driving deaths statewide have fallen dramatically over the last decade.
County to keep $600K previously planned for local MRF renovations 08-09-2014
WAUKESHA - Over a half a million dollars previously set aside for improvements to the Waukesha County material recycling facility will be used for other purposes after the county decided it would no longer operate the facility.
Wisconsin water sector to be highlighted at national trade show 08-08-2014
MADISON — Wisconsin companies in the water technology sector are invited to be part of the state delegation that is attending the Water Environment Federation’s Technical Exhibition and Conference this fall in New Orleans.
MSI General to build Lakefront Brewery addition 08-07-2014
OCONOMOWOC — MSI General has been awarded a contract to design, engineer and construct a 6,900-square-foot addition to Lakefront Brewery’s existing warehouse.
Journal Communications posts 2Q increase in net income 08-07-2014
MILWAUKEE — Journal Communications Inc. said Thursday its second-quarter net income jumped 58 percent.
MCW applauds state Building Commission for release of regional campus funding 08-07-2014
MILWAUKEE — The Medical College of Wisconsin said Wednesday it has received more than $5 million from the state Building Commission to develop two new medical school campuses.
Irish eyes are smiling 08-07-2014
WAUKESHA - Irish eyes - and eyes of every other type - will soon be smiling in downtown Waukesha as The Clarke Irish Pub plans to open its doors very soon.
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.





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