May 07, 2012

La Crosse Mayor: No cash for Kwik Trip project

The mayor of La Crosse is balking at a plan by Kwik Trip that would give the company cash back through tax incremental financing for development of an expansion of its dairy in the city.
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May 07, 2012

Lullabye site development proposal aims to add up to 40 jobs

The Stevens Point Plan Commission will look at a proposal to build a mixed-use development on the former Lullabye Furniture factory site, which sits empty across from the vacant CenterPoint MarketPlace mall.
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May 07, 2012

Oshkosh hotel, river walk projects move forward

The new owners of the City Center Hotel in Oshkosh have donated a strip of land among the Fox River to the city to become part of the local river walk urban trail.
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May 05, 2012

Money commitment from Kohl big step for new basketball arena

For the past several years, Milwaukee Bucks owner Herb Kohl has shied away from making any major statements on the need for a new basketball arena in Milwaukee.That all changed Friday with his surprising pronoucement of the need for a new building …
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May 04, 2012

Milwaukee files lawsuit over cracking City Hall sculptures

The city of Milwaukee Friday filed a lawsuit against the engineers, architects and contractors on the City Hall restoration contract seeking damages for cracking sculptures that were installed during the project.The lawsuit is against architect …
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May 04, 2012

Watertown medical center expanding

UW Health Partners Watertown Regional Medical Center expects to break ground in early summer on a two-story addition that will house a new emergency department and hospital womens health unit.The project, which will also include renovations to the …
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May 04, 2012

Wisconsin’s tourism economy grew 7.6 percent in 2011

Visitor spending in Wisconsin jumped to $10 billion in 2011, up 8 percent from 2010 according to the Wisconsin Department of Tourism.More than 95 million people visited the state, supporting 181,000 jobs and $4.4 billion in personal income, …
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May 04, 2012

Quad/Graphics expands work for OfficeMax

Quad/Graphics Inc. said that it is expanding its work for OfficeMax Inc. under a renewal of its retail insert and catalog printing deal with the office products retailer.Sussex-based Quad/Graphics (NYSE: QUAD) said the new contract includes …
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May 04, 2012

Experts differ on future of Frontier Airlines

Long-time travel industry experts differ in their opinions pertaining to the future of Frontier Airlines, which is scrapping its hub operation in Milwaukee through a drastic reduction in service at General Mitchell International Airport.The cuts at …
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May 04, 2012

U.S. adds 130,000 private-sector jobs

The nation added just 130,000 private-sector jobs in April, down from recent U.S. employment gains, but the unemployment rate eased a bit during the month reflecting a higher number of people giving up on finding a job.The U.S. economy added 115,000 …
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May 04, 2012

Top of the list - Management consulting firms

Management consulting firms are in the spotlight this week as The Business Journals Top 25 list focuses on those with offices in the seven-county Milwaukee area.The list this week is ranked by the number of management consultants in the local area …
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May 04, 2012

Journal Sentinel weekday circulation down 4%

Weekday circulation for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel declined 4 percent from a year ago and Sunday circulation declined 1.6 percent, according to figures released this week by the Audit Bureau of Circulations.The Journal Sentinels average weekday …
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