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Profits at Waterstone Financial jump 70%
Apr 28, 2017 7:52 pm
Strong performances in Waterstone Financial's mortgage banking and community banking segments helped drive a 70 percent spike in the company's earnings for the first financial quarter.
'Wisconsin Foodie' team acquires Edible Milwaukee magazine
Apr 28, 2017 4:25 pm
Edible Milwaukee, a quarterly print magazine focusing on the region's food and culinary scene, has been acquired by the management team of the PBS television show "Wisconsin Foodie."
?Spectrum Brands buying rawhide-free dog chew company
Apr 28, 2017 4:19 pm
Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc., the Middleton maker of Rayovac batteries, Remington shavers, George Foreman small appliances and IAMS pet food, said Friday it has agreed to purchase PetMatrix LLC, a gr...
Q&A: Wisconsin exec steers trolley business to success
Apr 28, 2017 3:13 pm
Editor?s note: As part of National Small Business Week, business owners from across the country are being honored this spring in Washington, D.C. These individuals were selected as this year?s Small B...
Owners of Oscar's Pub & Grill on Pierce Street planning second restaurant
Apr 28, 2017 12:16 pm
The owners of the well-known burger joint Oscar's Pub & Grill on Pierce Street are planning to open a second restaurant called Oscar's Winner's Circle in Milwaukee's Burnham Park neighborhood near...
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market sets opening date for two Milwaukee-area stores
Apr 28, 2017 12:10 pm
Fresh Thyme Farmers Market has set the opening date for its latest Wisconsin stores in Menomonee Falls and Brookfield.
The organic and specialty supermarket chain said Thursday it will open its Brook...
Purdue buys Kaplan University, including its Milwaukee campus, for $1
Apr 27, 2017 10:06 pm
Purdue University of West Lafayette, Ind., said Thursday that it will acquire Kaplan University and its 15 campuses, including one in Milwaukee, under an effort to launch a new university dedicated to...
EPA's Chicago office may close and move operations to Kansas
Apr 27, 2017 7:57 pm
Reports have surfaced that the White House plans to close the Environmental Protection Agency's Chicago regional office that covers Wisconsin and move operations to Lenexa, Kan., as part of the fiscal...
Kit and Ace closes all U.S. stores, including its 3rd Ward location
Apr 27, 2017 7:50 pm
Canadian clothing retailer Kit and Ace is closing all of its international stores, including its one brick-and-mortar location in Milwaukee's 3rd Ward neighborhood.
After less than two years, the sho...
Marquette University receives $1.5 million bequest from alum
Apr 27, 2017 5:57 pm
Marquette University's College of Health Sciences is the recipient of a $1.5 million bequest from Capt. John Orlandini, a Marquette alumnus who passed away last June.
The money will be used to fund t...
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