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Homes sales down, median prices up in Wisconsin
Homes sales down, median prices up in Wisconsin

Wisconsin's existing home sales declined in July, but median prices for homes continued to rise, according to a news release from the Wisconsin Realtors Association.

Talmer Bank branches transferred to Wintrust

Eleven Talmer Bank and Trust properties, including three in Walworth County, have been transferred to Wintrust Financial Corp. as part of a deal that gives Wintrust, based in Lake Forest, Illinois, a bigger position in Wisconsin, according to a story...

Opening set for Peet's Coffee in Lake Geneva

LAKE GENEVA--Peet's Coffee & Tea will open in a Lake Geneva location on Monday, Aug. 18, according to a story in the Business Journal.

Manager added at memory care facility

ELKHORN--Andrea Simonovic has joined The Gardens at RidgeStone in Elkhorn as resident services manager at teh new memory care/community-based residential facility.

Loudenbeck recognized by builders

State Rep. Amy Loudenbeck, R-Clinton, was among a bipartisan group of 21 Wisocnsin legislators to receive the 2014 Building Wisconsin award from Associated Builders and Contractors of Wisconsin.

Financial adviser honored for giving back

Debra Cross, an Edward Jones financial adviser located in Delavan, recently received the firm's Spirit of Caring Award to recognize financial advisers "who exemplify the values, culture and spirit of giving back," according to an Edward Jones news...

Saving downtown: Delavan's diversity
Saving downtown: Delavan's diversity

Editor's note: Saving Downtown is the first in an occasional series by freelance writer Lisa Schmelz exploring how Walworth County communities are breathing new life into their historic downtown districts.

Lake Geneva zipline honored
Lake Geneva zipline honored

LAKE GENEVA--Lake Geneva Canopy Tours has been awarded TripAdivsor's certificate of ecellence for a third consecutive year. The certificate is based on customer feedback.

Memory care facility opens

The Gardens at RidgeStone, a new 32-unit memory care/community-based residential facility, is now open at 233 W. Evergreen Parkway in Elkhorn. Staff members are especially trained in care for people with dementia and Alzheimer's disease.

Janesville parts company partners with EBR

EAST TROY--Janesville-based Parts Unlimited will partner with Erik Buell Racing LLC to become a distributor of EBR spare parts for North America, according to a release from the East Troy manufacturer of high-performance motorcycles.