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Whole Foods Market Recognizes Emerson’s Grind2Energy with ‘2015 Green Supplier of the Year’ Award in North Atlantic Region

RACINE, Wis.--When it comes to environmental responsibility, Whole Foods Market may be best-known for its efforts to sustainably provide high-quality food and lead with environmentally-conscious operations. To succeed, the company embraces innovation that helps minimize the environmental impact of waste.  Whole Foods Market’s broad environmental commitment led to the company’s early adoption of Grind2EnergyTM, Emerson’s food waste recycling system, in stores in its North A... Read More
 

Blue Bear restaurant ready to roar

RACINE — Blue Bear, a new south-side restaurant, makes its debut with a menu chock full of flavorful, all-natural, from-scratch-only, farm-to-table foods.  Blue Bear, 2920 Taylor Ave., which opened Tuesday, is a breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch restaurant. ... Read More
 

Gateway reaching out to ITT Tech students

RACINE — Gateway Technical College is reaching out to ITT Technical Institute students after the announcement this week that all 130 ITT campuses will close.  As ITT students scramble to find last-minute options, Gateway officials have set up workshops for ITT students and have a team of student specialists, advisers, financial aid representatives and other staff members available to work with them, officials said. ... Read More
 

3 Big Security Threats Targeting Small Business

You don't have to be a big corporation to catch a cybercriminal's attention. In this article you'll learn about the risks that business email compromise, ransomware, and a new breed of malicious Microsoft Office files pose to your small business. ... Read More
 

Workforce Development Month is a time to celebrate Wisconsin's economic successes and look toward the future

Governor Scott Walker recently proclaimed September as Workforce Development Month and, along with the recent Labor Day Holiday, this gives us all a reason to celebrate the economic success Wisconsin has enjoyed in recent years under his leadership, with much of the success attributable to the talents and dedication of Wisconsin's best-in-class workforce.  ... Read More
 

Baseball T-shirt company hopes to hit home run in Yorkville

UNION GROVE — A company specializing in baseball T-shirts will try to hit a home run in the Town of Yorkville.  Korked Baseball, which prints and distributes unique T-shirts with a baseball theme, got permission from the Yorkville Town Board Monday to move into Grandview Commerce Center, 1500 South Sylvania Ave.  The firm, created by a couple of former baseball players at Carthage College and UW-Parkside, will use about 2,000 square feet at the center to fulfill online orders. ... Read More
 

Bar-grill coming to Indian Motorcycle

RACINE — Last year’s opening of Indian Motorcycle of Racine in a former auto dealership was just the first step at 522 Sixth St.  The next addition at the art-deco-style building will be the Thunderstroke Bar & Grill, along with building improvements that will include a new second-floor deck along the building’s east side. ... Read More
 

Fairfield Inn, other hotels undergo renovations

MOUNT PLEASANT — TMI Hospitality announced Wednesday it has completed a $641,000 renovation at Fairfield Inn, 6421 Washington Ave. Fairfield is one of multiple local hotels to undergo improvements.  Renovations at Fairfield involved updating all 62 guest rooms to the company’s new décor package, improving the variety and quality of public space seating and adding “welcoming décor with a bright and lively color palette,” according to a news release. ... Read More
 

County gives OK for dog daycare

RAYMOND — A plan for a dog day care in the Town of Raymond won approval of a Racine County committee Monday night after it was previously rejected in a different location. ... Read More
 

Gateway, Cardinal Stritch partner for new degree pathway

STURTEVANT — Gateway Technical College and Cardinal Stritch University signed an agreement Thursday that Gateway President Bryan Albrecht called a "premier" initiative in helping students obtain bachelor's and graduate degrees. The agreement between the two schools will allow Gateway associate degree graduates to transfer credits to Cardinal Stritch in order to earn a bachelor's and master's degree. ... Read More
 
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