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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.

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New WCEDA director named

ELKHORN--Derek D'Auria is the new executive director at the Walworth County Economic Development Alliance in Elkhorn.

Real estate sales agents honored

Jack Baker and Jane St. John of Coldwell Banker Honig-Bell recently received international recognition as a result of their 2013 sales production. Both are sales agents from the company's Lake Geneva office.

EBR unrolls its 'Superfighter'
EBR unrolls its 'Superfighter'

EAST TROY — The website of Erik Buell Racing LLC, the East Troy-based motorcycle manufacturer, describes the 1190SX, its newest motorcycle, as “a superbike performance and heritage combined...

CCI purchases Williams Bay gravel pit

BELOIT—Corporate Contractors Inc. purchased a sand and gravel supply operation at 2691 Wisconsin Highway 67 in Williams Bay, according to a CCI press release.

Bliss to sell Racine, West Bend radio stations

JANESVILLE--Bliss Communications Inc. of Janesville is the selling four radio stations in Racine and West Bend to Magnum Communications of Tomah.

Trek recalls bikes for faulty forks
Trek recalls bikes for faulty forks

Trek Bicycle Corp. of Waterloo is recalling 120,000 bicycle forks on Trek-brand bikes after incidents were reported of the forks breaking and causing injuries, according to the

Make a pitch for your idea, business

STURTEVANT — Entrepreneurs, business owners, high school seniors and college students are invited to participate in the Racine/Kenosha FastPitch competition, slated for Aug. 20 at Gateway Technical College's SC Johnson integrated Manufacturing...

Investors plan to revive Walworth subdivision project
Investors plan to revive Walworth subdivision project

WALWORTH--An investor group purchased a 30-acre site in the village of Walworth with plans to start up a stalled 125-household subdivision project, according to a story in the Business Journal.

Bank notes promotions

Two promotions were announced recently at First National Bank and Trust Co.

Blain's Farm and Fleet making leadership transition
Blain's Farm and Fleet making leadership transition

Robert Blain, Blain Supply Inc. and Blain's Farm and Fleet president, CEO and co-owner, will be retiring from the companies as of June 25. Jane Blain Gilbertson, co-owner and former executive vice president, has assumed the role of president, CEO and...