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Study: Manufacturing tax credit added 21,000 jobs

Wisconsin’s manufacturing and agriculture tax credit accounted for almost 21,000 new manufacturing jobs since implementation started in 2013, according to a new study from University of Wisconsin-Madison Professor Noah Williams. The study also concluded the tax credit accounted for 42,000 total jobs throughout the state. ... Read More

Mount Pleasant president appoints banker Kis as trustee

Bank executive and village Plan Commission member John Kis has been appointed a village trustee by newly elected Mount Pleasant President David DeGroot, the latter announced Tuesday. ... Read More

Potbelly, Johnson Insurance coming to former Golden Keys site

A Potbelly Sandwich Shop and office building that will be home to Johnson Insurance will both be coming to the former Golden Keys Restaurant site on Highway 20. ... Read More

Willkomm business on Spring Street on track to fully open this spring

As a Racine Raiders player, Michael Willkomm had to plow through obstacles. ... Read More

InSinkErator facility to address growing demand

Seeing growing demand for its products, InSinkErator needed some upgrades. Founded in Racine, the world’s largest manufacturer of food waste disposers for home and commercial use employs most of its 1,000 southeastern Wisconsin workers at its world headquarters and manufacturing plant at 4700 21st St.But the company had run out of space. ... Read More

Grand Appliance moving HQ to Sturtevant

Grand Appliance and TV will move its headquarters from Zion, Ill., and consolidate two of its warehouses into a new 137,000-square-foot facility in Sturtevant. The $8 million project is expected to result in 120 jobs relocated to Sturtevant and 22 new jobs created over three years, according to the Racine County Economic Development Corp. ... Read More

Sealed Air bringing 48 jobs to vacant Caledonia building

Sealed Air Corp. will strengthen its presence in Racine County in the coming months, as it plans to occupy a vacant building in Caledonia, Village Administrator Tom Christensen said Friday. ... Read More

Wispark President Jerry Franke to Retire

Jerry Franke, the president of  ... Read More

Racine Approves Phase One of Hotel and Event Center with Hockey Team

The City of Racine announced this week that it will support moving forward with phase one of the development of a hotel and event center in Racine. The announcement comes after the decision by the Milwaukee Bucks to place their D-League team in Oshkosh instead of Racine or Sheboygan. ... Read More

Goodwill Expansion Could Mean up to 150 New Jobs

The Goodwill company is poised to make a big splash in Mount Pleasant in 2017 - and one that could mean up to 150 new jobs. ... Read More
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