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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.
Kohl’s finds spot on NRF’s ‘Top 100 Retailers’ list 07-02-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS – Kohl’s Corp. was the 22nd largest retailer in the country in 2013, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual “Top 100 Retailers” list.
Lieutenant governor touts $3 billion in savings from Act 10
WEST BEND - Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch vowed Tuesday at a meeting of the West Bend Sunrise Rotary Club that state officials will keep pushing to promote new business and industry and job creation in Wisconsin.
Mental health treatments for youth expanding at Rogers Memorial Hospital 07-02-2014
OCONOMOWOC – Rogers Memorial Hospital announced it is adding new mental health programs designed to help children and adolescents in southeastern Wisconsin.
Florian brings fresh look 07-02-2014
GERMANTOWN - A Germantown business group bought the building that formerly housed the Quilted Bear and is renovating it into a conference and event center that could add several jobs.
Darrow Group expanding local dealership 07-02-2014
WEST BEND - A $350,000 expansion of the Darrow Group’s Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram dealership, 3210 W. Washington St., West Bend, will absorb next-door neighbor White House of Music.
Sendik’s to open at The Corners  07-02-2014
TOWN OF BROOKFIELD - Sendik’s Food Market is scheduled to come to The Corners of Brookfield by the fall of 2016.
Cornerstone Bank plans improvements 07-01-2014
GRAFTON — Cornerstone Community Bank’s outdoor concourse will undergo major changes this summer as part of a project that started on June 23 and is expected to continue for six to eight weeks.
Workforce diversity 07-01-2014
WEST BEND - Name the largest private employer in Washington County.
AMF Lanes/ Rooters closed for good
WAUKESHA — Bowlers and music lovers were shocked Sunday to learn that AMF Waukesha Lanes / Rooters Nightclub on Northview Road has shut its doors for good.
First Manitowoc changes name to Bank First National 07-01-2014
MANITOWOC – First Manitowoc Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday said it’s changed its corporate name to Bank First National Corp.
Regal Beloit acquires Benshaw 07-01-2014
BELOIT – Regal Beloit Corp. said Tuesday it has acquired Benshaw Inc., a maker of custom low and medium voltage drives and soft starters.
Potawatomi drops ‘Bingo’ from name 07-01-2014
MILWAUKEE – Potawatomi Bingo Casino’s name officially changes to Potawatomi Hotel & Casino beginning Tuesday, according to a statement.
Healthy and tasty 07-01-2014
CEDARBURG - Treat your taste buds to an array of balsamic vinegars and oil flavors, similar to those found in European cities.
Eagle, Butler join WEDC revitalization program 07-01-2014
MADISON- The villages of Eagle and Butler were accepted to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s Connect Communities Program earlier this month.
Jason Inc. to be publicly traded 06-30-2014
MILWAUKEE – Jason Inc., a Milwaukee-based holding company, will become publicly traded on the Nasdaq exchange on July 1.
Roundy’s to open Mariano’s in Gurnee
MILWAUKEE – Roundy’s Inc., a Milwaukee-based grocer, said Monday it is opening a Mariano’s in Gurnee, Ill., on Tuesday.
UpStart program recruiting for fall session 06-30-2014
MADISON – The UpStart Program for Women and Minority Entrepreneurship, a free 13-week course covering topics ranging from law and finance to market research, accounting and business plan basics, is recruiting applicants for its fall session.
Henderson Global to acquire Milwaukee investment firm
MILWAUKEE – Geneva Capital Management Ltd. has agreed to be acquired by London-based Henderson Global Investors Ltd.
Monitor selected to oversee Miron Construction 06-30-2014
NEENAH – United States Attorney James L. Santelle announced Monday that Stephen C. VanderBloemen has been selected as the monitor who will oversee Miron Construction Co. Inc.
Milwaukee-area manufacturing sector shows strong growth in June 06-30-2014
MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee-area manufacturing activity showed positive growth during June, according to the Marquette-ISM Report on Manufacturing released Monday.
Commercial corridor in Richfield’s updated comprehensive plan 06-28-2014
RICHFIELD - After months of work and hours of meetings, Richfield village officials have completed and approved a revised 20-year comprehensive plan.
Common Council to discuss planned expansion at Shoppes, failed one at Rivers Crossing 06-28-2014
WAUKESHA - On Tuesday, the Common Council will discuss two expansions at its Tuesday meeting: a 180,000-square-foot retail expansion at the Shoppes at Fox River and an apparently failed 52-lot expansion of the Rivers Crossing subdivision.
Marcus finishes Pfister Hotel renovations 06-27-2014
MILWAUKEE – Marcus Hotels & Resorts, a division of The Marcus Corp., said it has completed the renovation of 176 of the Pfister Hotel’s guestrooms.
West Bend radio stations sold 06-27-2014
WEST BEND - Both radio stations in West Bend are being sold to a communication company in Tomah.
North Main suite still sits empty 06-27-2014
WEST BEND - More than two years after the state approved a construction plan to expand the building at 156 N. Main St. for a new sports bar in downtown West Bend, that suite remains vacant.
Business Alliance to hold 96th annual meeting 06-27-2014
PEWAUKEE - The Waukesha County Business Alliance will hold its 96th annual meeting this fall.
Rebecca Kleefisch: ‘Taxes are too darn high’ 06-27-2014
PEWAUKEE - Wisconsin Lt. Governor Rebecca Kleefisch and Revenue Secretary Rick Chandler held a Tax Reform Roundtable meeting Thursday and the majority of attendees agreed that Wisconsin taxes are too high. 
Northwestern Mutual to sell Russell Investments for $2.7 billion 06-26-2014
MILWAUKEE – Northwestern Mutual said Thursday it is selling the company's subsidiary company, Russell Investments, to the London Stock Exchange Group plc for $2.7 billion.
Meijer construction begins 06-26-2014
GRAFTON — Nearly two years ago, Grafton officials approved plans for a big box Meijer grocery store at one of the village’s most highly visible retail spots.
Bank’s backing lifts Fowler Lake condo project 06-26-2014
OCONOMOWOC — The Community Development Authority on Tuesday recommended the development agreement between Fowler Lake Village, LLC, and the city after it was announced that First Bank Financial Centre decided to back a $6.4 million loan.
Pier 1, Men’s Wearhouse planned for Grafton 06-26-2014
GRAFTON — The Patriot Commons development planned for Grafton is taking a step forward, as tenants have been announced for the retail complex set to be built on Port Washington Road.
Eric’s Hand Tossed Pizzas & Subs delivery leaves others in its wake 06-26-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - It’s the weekend and an unconventional call for pizza delivery comes into Eric’s Hand Tossed Pizzas and Subs in the Town of Oconomowoc.
Helping people down the road to wellness 06-26-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Human history is full of civilizations that have devoted hundreds of years to refining their knowledge of herbs, vitamins, plants and dietary supplements, honing in on their medicinal properties.
MSI General Corp. selected for Heraeus Electro-Nite project 06-25-2014
HARTLAND – Heraeus Electro-Nite Co. LLC has selected MSI General Corp. for the design and construction of an addition to the company’s existing Hartland building.
$1M seed fund to assist UW School of Medicine and Public Health 06-25-2014
MADISON – The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. and the Wisconsin Technology Innovation Initiative have established a $1 million seed fund, which will support commercialization of medical technology developed by the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.
Children’s Hospital awarded for commitment to employees health 06-25-2014
MILWAUKEE – Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin said Wednesday it has been awarded the Well Workplace Gold status for the third time.
MMAC names Exhibit Systems as Future 50 company
BROOKFIELD – Exhibit Systems has been named a Future 50 company by the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce’s Council of Small Business Executives.
NAI MLG Commercial announces recent transactions 06-25-2014
MILWAUKEE – NAI MLG Commercial, a Milwaukee real estate company, has announced its recently completed transactions.
Scorpion Trike takes first place 06-25-2014
WAUKESHA – The Scorpion Trike took first place on Saturday in the V-Rod category at the 2014 Wisconsin State H.O.G. Rally in the Wisconsin Dells.
Quad plans two plant closings following acquisition 06-25-2014
SUSSEX - Quad/Graphics will close a plant in Illinois and another in Minnesota following the acquisition of Brown Printing Company, spokeswoman Claire Ho said in an email Tuesday.
Kemps World Record 06-24-2014
CEDARBURG —Thousands of ice cream fans attending Cedarburg’s Strawberry Festival at noon Saturday 28 at noon will witness history in the making as Kemps attempts to set the Guinness World Record for World’s Largest Ice Cream Scoop.
Cedarburg Popcorn Co. opens for business
CEDARBURG - Cedarburg Popcorn Co. opened for business recently at W63 N171 Washington Ave. in Cedarburg.
Tenants revealed for Mequon Town Center 06-24-2014
MEQUON — Details of the Town Center development at the corner of Mequon and Cedarburg roads are coming into focus.
City agrees to back business expansions 06-24-2014
WEST BEND - Investing more than $570,000 in two low-interest loans and an economic development grant, West Bend will help three businesses complete plans to expand in the city, bringing more than 50 jobs.
Wisconsin Energy Corp. buying Integrys Energy 06-24-2014
WAUKESHA - With its acquisition of Integrys Energy Group, Wisconsin Energy Corp. will create a company serving 4.3 million gas and electric customers in Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan and Minnesota.
Existing home sales decline as median prices rise 06-24-2014
MADISON - After a long winter hurt the sales of existing homes, sales in the month of May continued to lag behind last year’s average.
Helen Bader Foundation gets $2M grant 06-23-2014
MILWAUKEE – The Helen Bader Foundation has been awarded $2 million from the Margaret A. Cargill Foundation, which is based in Minnesota.
Eaton Corp. settles lawsuit with ZF Meritor 06-23-2014
WAUKESHA – Eaton Corp. said Monday it has agreed to pay ZF Meritor LLC $500 million to settle an antitrust lawsuit.
Kohl’s buys two Menomonee Falls buildings  06-23-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS – Kohl’s Corp. has purchased two buildings near its Menomonee Falls headquarters, according to state records.
Northwestern Mutual makes best place to work list 06-23-2014
MILWAUKEE – Northwestern Mutual said Monday “Computerworld” has named it as one of the 100 Best Places to Work in IT.
Brookfield Square to get new stores and restaurants 06-21-2014
BROOKFIELD — The city of Brookfield’s Common Council voted in favor to approve the allocation of $7 million from the city’s tax incremental district No. 3 to be used for Brookfield Square expansions.
Get your spokes to Spurs 06-21-2014
WAUKESHA — Don’t be alarmed if you feel the pavement vibrating near Spurs Saloon on Tuesday nights this summer, it’s just the dozens of motorcycles making their way to the weekly “Bike Night” put on by several bike-loving downtown business owners.
New Berlin City Center almost full 06-21-2014
NEW BERLIN — Walking about in downtown New Berlin on Thursday with friends, resident Barb Zacher said she was pleased with what the City Center has to offer. 
City prepared to help 3 business expansions 06-21-2014
WEST BEND - A special meeting of the West Bend Common Council is set for Monday night to discuss and possibly approve three financial assistance plans to assist three companies expand their presence in the city.
Majority of Wisconsin jobs are at small businesses 06-21-2014
MADISON - Small businesses throughout the state employed over half, or 1.2 million, of the state’s private workforce in 2011, according to the U.S. Small Business Administration. 
Study: 3.7% of Wis. workers employed by foreign-owned firms 06-20-2014
MILWAUKEE – There are fewer Wisconsin workers being employed by foreign-owned establishments compared to other parts of the country, according to a Brookings Institution report.
Waterstone Financial declares dividend 06-20-2014
WAUWATOSA – Waterstone Financial Inc. has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of five cents per common share, according to a company statement.
Group reveals plan for Fowler Lake Village development
OCONOMOWOC — A four-story, mixed-use waterfront development planned for downtown was given its first official reveal at the Tuesday, June 17 meeting of the Oconomowoc Community Development Authority.
The Next Generations 06-20-2014
WAUKESHA — Jeff Oberholtzer’s restaurant is at a crossroads, both literally (it’s next to the Five Points intersection downtown) and figuratively (it’s been around for six years and has hit a plateau in its current space).
Dedicated Computing creates work space for employees
WAUKESHA – Dedicated Computing, a Waukesha-based global technology company, said Thursday it has created a workshop area for its associates, which is referred to as The Lab.
Classic Traditions officially on the market 06-19-2014
CEDARBURG – The owner of Garden Goodies/The Gardens and Classic Traditions in Historic Downtown Cedarburg, Marline McGrew has decided it is time to consolidate her business ventures and spend more time with her family and friends.
Grafton’s Milwaukee Sign Co. building sold 06-19-2014
GRAFTON — Redevelopment momentum in Grafton’s south commercial district took a big step forward with new owners for the industrial building at 1964 Wisconsin Avenue.
Study: Raising minimum wage could cut 16,000-plus jobs in state restaurant industry 06-19-2014
WAUKESHA - A study was released by the Wisconsin Restaurant Association Wednesday, indicating that increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 would eliminate 16,500 jobs in Wisconsin while costing taxpayers more than $69 million.
ARTworks to close after just over a year 06-19-2014
OCONOMOWOC – After a little more than a year, the ARTworks Studio and Gallery, 109 Concord Road, is closing its doors.
GE Capital launches financing program for Generac customers 06-19-2014
WAUKESHA – GE Capital said Thursday it has launched a financing program for commercial and municipal customers of Waukesha-based Generac Power Systems Inc.
Something to cheer about 06-19-2014
TOWN OF OCONOMOWOC - The staff and students at Badger Athletics will let out a resounding cheer when their new gym, located within the Brown Street Marketplace, is ready for them to move in. And the cheering won’t stop there.
Medline to open Waukesha County facility; to hire 200 06-18-2014
MADISON – Medline Industries Inc. is opening a manufacturing facility in Waukesha County, bringing an estimated 200 jobs to the area.
Badger Meter partners with Watertech of America 06-18-2014
BROWN DEER – Badger Meter Inc. and Watertech of America have entered into a partnership that will result in Watertech promoting Badger Meter’s flow instrumentation products.
Actuant reports 10% increase in 3Q sales 06-18-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS – Actuant Corp. said Tuesday sales increased 10 percent in its third quarter to $378.2 million from $344.2 million during the same time last year.
Canine Rentals purchases Grafton building 06-18-2014
MILWAUKEE – Canine Rentals LLC recently purchased a 63,200-square-foot industrial building at 1964 Wisconsin Ave., Grafton, from Jonathan Goodman.
NAI MLG Commercial announces recent transactions 06-18-2014
MILWAUKEE – NAI MLG Commercial, a Milwaukee commercial real estate firm, recently helped Starla Development LLC sell 28,500 square feet at W188 S8393 Mercury Drive, Muskego, to Birch Tree Sirton LLC.
Additional Aurora Health Center opens 06-18-2014
WEST BEND - An additional Aurora Health Center in Washington County opened June 9 at 1100 Gateway Court in West Bend.
Trendressa opens on Main Street 06-18-2014
WEST BEND - Owner of the newest clothing store on Main Street, Mary Kutsche, loves to go shopping with her daughters and decided to open a clothing store to give West Bend shoppers distinctive fashion choices.
Johnson Controls completes purchase of Air Distribution Technologies 06-17-2014
MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls Inc. has completed its purchase of Air Distribution Technologies for $1.6 billion.
MPS teacher leaves $2M estate gift for Marquette University 06-17-2014
MILWAUKEE – Marquette University alumna Bernadette Steep bequeathed a $2 million estate gift to Marquette University for endowed scholarship aid, the university announced Tuesday.
Mequon’s Columbia Center earns a top rating 06-17-2014
MEQUON — Columbia Center Inc., Wisconsin’s only specialty hospital focused exclusively on child birth, has earned the highest rating awarded in the Consumer Report’s “Hospital Ratings Avoiding C-Sections” study.
McKinley Place plans grand reopening Saturday 06-17-2014
CEDARBURG — McKinley Place will celebrate its grand reopening with its assisted living residents and the entire community from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
Cheel to open next month 06-17-2014
THIENSVILLE - A new restaurant will open July 19 in a historic building in downtown Thiensville that has undergone extensive renovation over the past year.
Friday Night Live eyes expansion 06-17-2014
WAUKESHA - Thousands of people follow the music into downtown Waukesha on summer Friday evenings, and the organizers of Friday Night Live are proposing an expansion to further enhance the event.
Salvation Army retail store to close for good 06-17-2014
WAUKESHA - After almost two decades in Waukesha, the Salvation Army retail store on Moreland Boulevard is closing its doors for good on July 5.
UW-Madison receives grant for new engineering institute
MADISON - A new research institute in the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering is being created to drive technological advances that will enhance the success of U.S. industries, while spurring economic growth, according to a statement.
Actuant sells RV business for $35.5M 06-16-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS – Actuant Corp. said Monday it has sold its recreational vehicle business to Drew Industries Inc. for $35.5 million.
Oshkosh Corp. participating in Eurosatory 2014
OSHKOSH – Oshkosh Corp. is participating in Eurosatory 2014, a European military trade show that runs this week in Paris.
Marcus Hotels install charging stations 06-16-2014
MILWAUKEE – Marcus Corp. said Monday it has installed Tesla fast-charging stations at 13 of its hotels and resorts, according to a statement.
Northwestern Mutual acquires stake in Neptune Regional Transmission System 06-16-2014
MILWAUKEE – NM Neptune LLC, an indirect wholly-owned subsidiary of Northwestern Mutual, has acquired Starwood Energy's 25 percent Class C stake in the Neptune Regional Transmission System.
Cellectar Biosciences announces stock split 06-13-2014
MADISON – Cellectar Biosciences Inc. said it will have a 1-for-20 reverse stock split, effective at the close of business Friday.
Program supports UW startups 06-13-2014
MADISON – Madworks at Campus, a 12-week program designed to help entrepreneurs with business development, will launch this summer.
UWM poll shows overwhelming support for minimum wage hike 06-13-2014
MILWAUKEE - A recently released University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee poll shows continued support for a state minimum wage increase and strong opposition to spending state funds on a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.
DATCP warns of scam involving small credit card charges
MADISON - The Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade and Consumer Protection is warning credit card consumers about recent widespread scams involving small fraudulent charges easily overlooked by cardholders.
Three Sisters closing for good 06-13-2014
WAUKESHA - After six years of selling items that humor, delight and empower women, Three Sisters Uniquities is closing its doors for good on July 5.
Business-like approach benefits Waukesha County,
officials say
WAUKESHA – Just because Waukesha County is not technically a business, that does not mean it can’t be run like one.
Study: Southeast Wisconsin’s physician fees 50% higher
MILWAUKEE – A study released Thursday shows physician fees in southeastern Wisconsin are almost 50 percent higher, on average, than other Midwest markets.
Greater Milwaukee Foundation awards grants to two researchers 06-12-2014
MILWAUKEE – The Greater Milwaukee Foundation has awarded grants to two scientists, who are pursuing research related to HIV and cellular machinery.
Shoppes expansion moves forward
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 preliminary site plans for the next phase of the development at 1180 W. Sunset Drive.
Sweet P’s hopes to hook Lake Country on creative, healthy chocolates, toffees 06-12-2014
OCONOMOWOC - Sharon Pavich of Sweet P’s Pantry in downtown Oconomowoc hopes that those who are seeking to reel in that last-second Father’s Day gift consider her hand-crafted chocolate fish.
A healthy appetite 06-12-2014
OCONOMOWOC - A lot of thought goes into the changing menu at the Eat Smart Cafe at 1416 Summit Ave. in Oconomowoc, but there are still some things that the staff considers no-brainers.
HSA Bank moving 100 employees to Schlitz Park 06-11-2014
MILWAUKEE – HSA Bank said Wednesday it has signed a lease for 16,000 square feet of office space at Schlitz Park in Milwaukee
Odyne Systems equips 22 trucks with plug-in hybrid system 06-11-2014
WAUKESHA – Odyne Systems LLC has shipped 22 trucks equipped with its plug-in hybrid system to a Philadelphia power company, PECO.
Survey: Employers optimistic about hiring 06-11-2014
MILWAUKEE – The latest Manpower Employment Outlook Survey shows continued hiring confidence among U.S. employers for the third quarter.
Johnson Controls announces public offering
MILWAUKEE – Johnson Controls Inc. is pricing a public offering of $1.7 billion in aggregate fixed rate senior notes, according to a company statement.
Kohl’s donates $3.7M to Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin 06-11-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS – Kohl’s Corp. on Wednesday said it has renewed its partnership with Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin with a $3.7 million donation over the next three years.
NAI MLG Commercial announces recent transactions 06-11-2014
MILWAUKEE – Milwaukee-based NAI MLG Commercial, a commercial real estate firm, has announced several recent transactions.
Get the details for growing business 06-11-2014
WEST BEND - Over the last few months, Economic Development of Washington County has publicized a website that an official believes will help the county promote and attract business and industry -
Store designed for teens, young adults opens 06-11-2014
WEST BEND - Area teens and young adults have another place to express their style as clothing store rue21 opened in West Bend last week
May home sales down 7.7%; listings, inventory make progress 06-11-2014
WAUKESHA - May marked the fifth consecutive month that existing home sales were behind 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
Dual Enrollment Academy students graduate 06-11-2014
PEWAUKEE -  State officials came to Waukesha County Technical College Tuesday evening to honor the 40 high school seniors who graduated from the school’s Dual Enrollment Academy.
Brookfield Plan Commission approves city funding for Brookfield Square expansion 06-11-2014
BROOKFIELD - The Plan Commission unanimously approved a development agreement related to expansion of the Brookfield Square Mall at its meeting Monday night.
Frank talk about Cedarburg business climate 06-10-2014
CEDARBURG — If running a business isn’t challenging enough, navigating through Cedarburg’s various committees and commission may prove more difficult and discourage businesses from setting up shop in the city, at least according to many who participated in a business forum in Cedarburg last week.
Outpost takes wraps off its Mequon store  06-10-2014
MEQUON - From its earliest roots in 1970, the Outpost Natural Foods cooperative chain has upheld a steadfast mission of shining the spotlight on eco-friendly practices and supporting businesses that create high-quality foods.
Superior Design introduces Scorpion Trikes 06-10-2014
WAUKESHA – Superior Design Inc. on Tuesday said it has introduced Scorpion Trikes to the custom motorcycle marketplace.
48 Kohl’s stores given green building designation 06-10-2014
MENOMONEE FALLS – Kohl’s Corp. has received green-building certification in 48 of its stores, bringing its grand total to 432 LEED-certified locations.
Organizers, store owners tout Friday Night Live 06-10-2014
WAUKESHA - Friday night’s first Friday Night Live music festival of the season was one of the most successful in recent memory, according to organizers and shop owners downtown.
North Milwaukee State Bank seeks $100K investment from city 06-09-2014
MILWAUKEE – North Milwaukee State Bank is asking the Milwaukee Economic Development Corp. for a $100,000 investment.
Janesville’s ANGI Energy Systems sold to N.C. company
JANESVILLE – ANGI Energy Systems, a Janesville-based designer of fueling systems for compressed natural gas vehicles, will be sold to Greensboro, N.C.-based Gilbarco Veeder-Root.
Brain injury rehab center opens in Milwaukee 06-09-2014
MILWAUKEE – The Nexday Brain Injury Rehab Center at Wellspring opened Monday in Milwaukee.
Walker visits Hartland to view new T-Lon expansion 06-07-2014
HARTLAND - Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker visited Hartland Thursday to attend the opening of a 13,000-square-foot addition to the T-Lon Products facility.





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