November 23, 2011

Gas conversion study may help carferry resolve coal ash issue

The Wisconsin State Energy Office is proposing to make the Manitowoc-to-Ludington, Mich., carferry, the S.S. Badger, a demonstration vessel for alternative fuels that could help resolve the problem of coal ash dumps into Lake Michigan.
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November 23, 2011

Estimated $30,000 damage reported at D&K Coatings

Janesville laminates and adhesives manufacturer D&K Coatings will likely have to be shut down temporarily after a fire caused $30,000 in damages Monday.
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November 23, 2011

Business incubator wants city of Madison to write off $1.1M loan

Genesis Development Corp., a Madison incubator that has helped launch more than 100 businesses since 2002, is asking the city to forgive a $1.1 million loan to help the incubator avoid a foreclosure sale.
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November 23, 2011

Collaborative Consulting could start hiring soon

The Massachusetts company that plans to add a couple of hundred new employees in Wausau could start by hiring 25 workers as early as next week.
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November 23, 2011

Point Community Development Department service fee hikes approved

The Stevens Point city council raised the cost of fees for services from the city's Community Development Department to more closely match similar fees from nearby communities, according to the mayor.
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November 23, 2011

CRE Guide: Take 5 - Gary Grunau

Gary Grunau is vocal about the benefits of downtown Milwaukee, but also serves as a voice calling for the areas constant improvement.Grunau, president of Milwaukee-based Grucon Group with a long history of development in downtown Milwaukee, …
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November 22, 2011

Bloomberg: Harley comeback similar to Ford revival

Harley-Davidson Inc. continues to undergo a dramatic changeover under the direction of CEO Keith Wandell, who was brought in to restore the roar to the iconic Milwaukee motorcycle manufacturer.The comeback of Harley-Davidson has many similarities to …
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November 22, 2011

Milwaukee Brewers’ Braun named MVP

Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun, whose slugging and clutch hitting helped the team win the National League Central title, has been named the leagues Most Valuable Player in balloting by the Baseball Writers Association of America.Braun, …
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November 22, 2011

Receiver appointed for Menomonee Falls Radisson

A judge has appointed a receiver for the contentious Menomonee Falls Radisson Hotel at N88W14750 Main Street at the request of the village of Menomonee Falls, according to a news release issued by the village Tuesday.The village lent $17.6 million …
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November 22, 2011

ISB bank to close Oconomowoc branch

ISB Community Bank, citing issues with the buildings landlord and the need to cut expenses, plans to close its Brown Street branch in Oconomowoc in January 2012.The branch at W359 N5002 Brown Street is scheduled to close on Jan. 27, 2012, president …
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November 22, 2011

CRE Guide: Community Spotlight - Mukwonago

An expansion of the public library and construction of a YMCA will add to amenities for residents of Mukwonago, while two industrial projects will bring new jobs to the village.The YMCA of Central Waukesha County has begun construction of a …
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November 22, 2011

Art Museum wins Milwaukee’s top brand

It started with 64 Milwaukee-area firms on Oct. 17 and when the final votes were cast Monday the Milwaukee Art Museum had won The Business Journals Brand Madness competition.The museum, known throughout the world for its Burke Brise Soleil …
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