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Seminars set for local food business owners
A business planning session, the first in the 2014-'15 Local Food Business Seminar Series, will be offered as a free webinar on Thursday, Oct. 23. The seminar is for anyone who wants to start, grow or improve a farm or other local food...

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Manufacturing job fair slated for Oct. 30



ELKHORN--Job seekers interested in manufacturing work are invited to attend Walworth County Manufacturing Job Fair 2014, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, in the Geneva Room at Lake Lawn Resort, 2400 E. Geneva St. (Wisconsin...

Aurora outpatient center could get TIF help from Burlington

A planned $75 million Aurora Health Care outpatient center in Racine County intended to serve a tri-county area that includes Walworth County, may get $4.5 million in support from the city of Burlington, according to a story in the Milwaukee

Study: Ag generates 413,500 jobs

MADISON — Wisconsin's farms and agricultural businesses generate $88.3 billion in economic activity and 413,500 jobs, based on data for 2012, according to a new study from University of Wisconsin-Extension and the University of...

Engineer named regional manager

Doug Snyder of Elkhorn has been appointed regional manager at Baxter & Woodman, Inc. Baxter & Woodman is an employee-owned engineering firm that provides planning, design, construction and technology services for water, wastewater, stormwater...

Trostel names business development specialist

Dennis Askew has joined Lake Geneva-based Trostel Ltd. as business development manager. Askew will be based in Michigan, but will maintain the company's relationships with strategic accounts nationwide.

Chamber seminar to feature lieutenant governor

DELAVAN — Six area chambers are working together to present a Chamber Connects seminar that will feature Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch as the speaker.  The seminar will be held from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 20, at Lake Lawn Resort in...

Seminar series set for local food producers

MADISON—Local businesses planning on producing, processing or handling Wisconsin-grown food may want to attend the Local Food Business Seminar Series, scheduled between October and March, and featuring seven different topics, including business...

Kohl's Corp. plans to hire 67,000 holiday workers
Kohl's Corp. plans to hire 67,000 holiday workers

MENOMONEE FALLS  — Kohl's Corp. plans to hire more than 67,000 seasonal workers nationwide for the holiday shopping season, which the company said is a 15 percent increase over last year.

The department store operator declined to...

Northwestern financial rep receives award

JANESVILLE -- Matthew Krueger, a financial representative of Northwestern Mutual, the Krueger Financial Group, in Janesville, has qualified for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors Quality Award from NAIFA. The award recognizes...

Anhalt named Northwestern Mutual financial rep

Samuel Anhalt has been appointed financial representative by Northwestern Mutual in Janesville. He will be associated with Northwestern Mutual the Krueger Financial Group of Janesville.

As Financial Representative, Anhalt will join a...