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Kenosha News for 2016


10/18/16
Gov. Walker Joins in Announcing Colbert Packaging Corporation to Establish Operations in Kenosha
Governor Scott Walker joined Colbert Packaging Corporation, a leading manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid setup boxes, and paperboard specialty products, today in unveiling plans to relocate its flexographic packaging operation and related...
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5/27/16
Community kitchen could serve food entrepreneurs
Have you had people tell you that you make the best artisan bread? Or do you think your canned pickles or salsa would sell at the local farmer’s market? Perhaps you have wondered how local food products get to market. One way...
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5/24/16
Growth stresses local labor market, study says; W.E. Upjohn report presented at KABA event
Kenosha County employers benefit from an economy and business conditions that help their bottom line, but at the same time put an element of the unknown into business operations. Those were just some of the indications in a newly...
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5/18/16
KUSD mentors, students celebrate year’s efforts
Mentors and their students celebrated the school year during an indoor picnic Tuesday at the Boys & Girls Club of Kenosha. Ed Kupka, the Kenosha Unifi ed School District’s coordinator of student support, described the picnic...
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5/6/16
KABA speaker says broken political system puts U.S. competitiveness at peril
Successful business people tend to look at competitiveness as something to be ignored at their peril. Applying that same mindset, or urgency, to politics may not be as intuitive. Katherine Gehl, a successful business leader...
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5/6/16
Former CEO Campaigns in Kenosha for Big Political Change
Not a fan of Hillary? Already tired of The Donald? A former Wisconsin business owner is fighting hard for a major overhaul of the political process that she hopes will lead to fresh faces up and down the line that won't be afraid to....
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5/2/16
California company takes chance on Pleasant Prairie
The California-based Majestic Realty Co. will break ground next week on its first Wisconsin project, a $20 million speculative industrial building that signals an expansion move and is testament to the lucrativeness of Kenosha County’s hot...
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5/2/16
Local firm pioneering new fertilizer technology; Process aimed at help pig farmers cut down on contaminants
Kenosha-based Centrisys, a manufacturer of wastewater treatment equipment, is looking to expand into pig farm waste with a unique process that turns manure nutrients into fertilizer. While the company is still developing the technology and could begin manufacturing...
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4/23/16
Ryan cites job-training, customs updates
U.S. House Speaker Paul Ryan was the keynote speaker for Friday’s KABA luncheon. His remarks were generally nonpartisan and focused on recent success in Congress that have not made headlines. Ryan explained that over recent years...
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4/23/16
Year of challenges, success
In its newly released annual report, the Kenosha Area Business Alliance Inc., touted a number of success stories that paint an encouraging business picture of both the recent past and the near future for the county. The report was one...
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4/16/16
Food-processing industry hungry for Kenosha County
As the last vestiges of the heavy manufacturing industry have gradually departed, Kenosha County has undergone an economic transformation. It is turning into a diverse center of light manufacturing, distribution, warehousing and...
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1/8/16
Panel backs city funds for Elks Club; Mayor expects to close with developer in March
The Kenosha Plan Commission on Thursday night approved the addition of up to $500,000 to help fund the development of a proposed boutique hotel at the former Elks Club/Heritage House building at 5706 Eighth Ave. The city funds would be added to a $2.6 million ....
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