October 28, 2011

Walker proposes venture capital 'compromise'

Gov. Scott Walker said he is endorsing a framework for what he calls a compromise venture capital proposal for consideration by the state Legislature.Walker said Friday he has formed a bipartisan work group that has been meeting to discuss …
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October 28, 2011

Time Warner rates stable — if you bundle

If you are a Time Warner Cable customer who has bundled the service with Roadrunner online and/or phone service, you will not see a rate increase for the new year; but if you are a cable-only subscriber, you may pay a couple bucks more per month for …
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October 28, 2011

Milwaukee-area economy grew in October

The Milwaukee-area economy continued to grow in October at about the same pace as September, according to the latest survey by the Institute For Supply Management-Milwaukee.The seasonally adjusted Milwaukee index stood at 55.5 for the month, …
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October 28, 2011

Gordon Food plans store on 27th Street in Franklin

Gordon Food Service is continuing its expansion in southeast Wisconsin with a planned 15,899-square-foot store on South 27th Street in Franklin.The Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer plans to open a store in West Milwaukee on Miller Park Way, which, …
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October 28, 2011

Stepp to discuss changes at Wisconsin DNR

Cathy Stepp, secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, will join business and environmental representatives on Nov. 9 to talk about changes to the department and what it means to conservation and the economy.Since Gov. Scott Walker …
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October 28, 2011

Top of the List - Private and minority-owned companies

This weeks lists in The Business Journal take a look at the largest private companies based in our area and also minority-owned businesses.The list of 50 features many of the areas well-known private companies specializing in a variety of businesses …
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October 28, 2011

Strattec’s fiscal first-quarter earnings skid

Strattec Security Corp. reported that fiscal first-quarter net income fell 9.5 percent to $1.28 million, or 39 cents per diluted share, compared with $1.42 million, or 43 cents per diluted share, for the same period last year.Net sales for the …
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October 28, 2011

Yo Mama! frozen yogurt to open two new sites

Yo Mama! frozen yogurt certainly made a splash when it opened in June in Wauwatosa, with lines out the door during the summer months.So perhaps its no surprise that the company already is talking expansion.Owners Becky and Scott Berger plan to open …
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October 28, 2011

Muskego’s Clark named Pro Bowlers Association commissioner

Tom Clark of Muskego has been named commissioner of the Professional Bowlers Association effective Nov. 1.Clark became the PBAs vice president and chief operating officer in March 2008 after serving as the vice president of marketing and …
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October 28, 2011

CARBO Ceramics starts frac sand project in Marshfield

CARBO Ceramics Inc., which purchased about 40 acres on the former Wick properties, is moving forward with plans to process sand in Marshfield.
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October 28, 2011

Summerfest wins in Brand Madness

Milwaukee is known throughout the country for Summerfest and its 11 days of non-stop music.Area residents also love the brand as Summerfest easily won its first-round match in The Business Journals Brand Madness grabbing 70 percent of the vote to …
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October 27, 2011

UW-Stout reports record enrollment for fall 2011

The University of Wisconsin-Stout said Thursday that the school established a new enrollment record this fall with 9,357 students, compared with last falls record of 9,339. The enrollment numbers include a graduate school enrollment of 1,003. It is …
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