November 25, 2011

Republic Airways claims it won’t take earned incentives

Republic Airways Holdings Inc., which vowed two years ago to add 800 jobs in the Milwaukee area over a 12-year period but has been cutting scores of jobs in the area in recent months, claims it still qualifies for $2 million in payroll tax credits …
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November 25, 2011

Chocolate Factory closing at Grand Avenue

The Shops of Grand Avenue is losing a long-time restaurant after the holidays, but it expects to replace it soon.The Chocolate Factory Subs & Ice Cream is planning to move out of its spot in the downtown mall as it prepares to open an Elm Grove …
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November 25, 2011

Aurora Grafton an early success

In the year since Aurora Health Care opened a hospital in the affluent northern suburbs, admissions at the Grafton facility have steadily grown.The success has prompted Aurora to prepare to open up new beds at the facility beginning early next …
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November 23, 2011

Ryan Braun's Graffito announces MVP party

As soon as Ryan Braun was announced Tuesday as the National League most valuable player, you knew Ryan Brauns Graffito would hold a party.The celebration will last from 11 a.m. to close on Friday, Dec. 2, at the restaurant at 102 N. Water St., …
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November 23, 2011

Winona Foods plans $1.6 million expansion

Winona Foods Inc. in Green Bay is investing $1.6 million to expand its production space and purchase capital equipment, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. said Wednesday.The economic development agency said Winona Foods, a manufacturer of …
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November 23, 2011

Milwaukee area loses 8,600 jobs over the month

The Milwaukee area lost 8,600 jobs over between September and October, the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development said Wednesday.The seasonally adjusted job loss figure drops the area to a total of 819,800 for the month of October. The figure …
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November 23, 2011

Retailers sue Fed over debit card fees

Three national trade groups are suing over rules set by the Federal Reserve about how much banks can charge when customers use bank debit cards.The National Retail Federation, the Food Marketing Institute and the National Association of Convenience …
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November 23, 2011

Sachdeva home sold; $268,000 goes for Koss restitution

Sujata Sue Sachdeva and her ex-husband Dr. Ramesh Sachdeva sold their Mequon home for $500,000, and $268,246 of the proceeds will go toward paying restitution for her $34 million embezzlement from Koss Corp.The home at 10710 N. Gazebo Hill Parkway …
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November 23, 2011

Northwestern Mutual sells N.C. property for $72M

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. sold a North Carolina apartment and retail complex to a real estate investment subsidiary of Prudential Financial Inc. for $72.25 million.Oberlin Court in Wade County, N.C., has 370 luxury apartment units atop …
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November 23, 2011

Concordia to establish pharmacy program at Froedtert

Concordia University Wisconsin received a $50,000 grant to expand its community pharmacy residency program at Froedtert Hospital.The Mequon school is one of several academic institutions of higher education awarded the money from the National …
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November 23, 2011

AirTran back on top at Mitchell Airport

AirTran Airways recaptured the top market share spot at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee for October.New stats from the airport show that AirTrans market share for the month stood at 28.9 percent, up from 27.3 percent in …
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November 23, 2011

Ridgestone Bank sues Jungen’s former firm

Dick Jungens defunct lending firm Interim Funding LLC, which already faces at least $6.7 million in court judgments, has been sued by Ridgestone Bank for $1.23 million.The Brookfield-based community bank said it made 23 loans to Interim Funding, …
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