August 27, 2013

Jen Lada takes starring role at Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Jen Lada, the former WITI-TV (Channel 6) sports reporter covering the Green Bay Packers, has joined Comcast SportsNet Chicago as a full-time anchor and reporter.Lada will contribute to Chicago Bears coverage on CSNC signature's nightly "SportsNet …
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August 27, 2013

Marquette to offer online investing class free to public

Marquette University will offer its first free online course to the general public this fall, it said Monday in a news release.The Milwaukee university will offer ;;;Introduction to Applied Investing,;;; a course for people who want to be more …
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August 27, 2013

O'Donnell Park construction manager settles, lawsuit headed to trial

Milwaukee County and Advance Cast Stone Co., of Random Lake, and their insurers are the last defendants remaining as the lawsuit over the O;;;Donnell Park parking structure wall collapse heads to a jury trial in October.The lawsuit involves the June …
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August 27, 2013

Talmer Bank appoints former Michigan Gov. Granholm to board

Talmer Bancorp Inc. has appointed former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm to its board, according to a news release issued Monday.Granholm also will serve on the board of the company;;;s subsidiary, Talmer Bank and Trust. Talmer Bank has 14 branches …
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August 27, 2013

Sacramento area mosquitos test positive for virus - Daily Democrat

ABC2 NewsSacramento area mosquitos test positive for virusDaily DemocratThe Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District continues to closely monitor West Nile activity throughout both counties where many mosquito samples continue to test …
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August 26, 2013

Walker's Point building sold for new farm-to-table restaurant

Well-seasoned chef Jonathan Manyo bought a Walker;;;s Point building for $660,000 and wants to open his Morel farm-to-table restaurant at the location by January.Also this week, industrial developments proposed in West Allis and Kenosha each took …
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August 25, 2013

Splude fulfills dream with classic car business: Slideshow

John Splude is 65 and semi-retired, but that doesn;;;t mean he;;;s all grown up. Splude has worked as an auditor and a high-level executive. Now he;;;s turning a lifelong hobby into a small classic car business: JWS Classics LLC. Check out the …
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August 25, 2013

MECCA floor event a walk down memory lane: Slideshow

It was a trip down memory lane for several hundred Milwaukee-area residents Friday evening as they got to walk on the former MECCA floor where many memorable basketball games were played more than two decades ago. Check out the attached slideshow …
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August 24, 2013

Cardinals overcame McGwire problem; Brewers can survive Braun

For the impact of Ryan Braun;;;s drugs-and-lying admission on the Milwaukee Brewers brand name and ticket sales look no further than division rival the St. Louis Cardinals and their disgraced slugger Mark McGwire.That is the suggestion of John Mose, …
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August 24, 2013

Feds approve Menominee Indian casino for Kenosha

The Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs approved on Friday a plan by the Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin for an off-reservation gaming facility on a 228-parcel in the city of Kenosha.Assistant secretary for Indian affairs Kevin Washburn said the …
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August 24, 2013

Gener8tor-backed startup WeMontage raises $310K

WeMontage, a website for designing custom photo collages on removable wallpaper, has raised $310,000 in seed capital after graduating from Gener8tor;;;s startup accelerator program in Madison in April.Most of the investment came from Angels on the …
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August 24, 2013

Layden: Milwaukee's startup problem is human capital, not venture

The problem for Wisconsin;;;s startup community isn;;;t venture capital ;;; it;;;s human capital.That;;;s the opinion of Don Layden, the successful Milwaukee businessman best known for helping grow Metavante Technologies Inc.Besides continuing to …
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