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Waterford to host inaugural River's Edge Art Walk Oct. 19

Shops, restaurants and other businesses in Waterford will become art galleries on Friday, Oct. 19, when the River’s Edge Art Walk takes over the community’s downtown for the evening. ... Read More

Wisconsin companies' new task: Manufacturing skilled workers

  High school teacher Scott Bruening encourages his students to pursue blue-collar jobs in manufacturing, something that's much less common now than it was 30 years ago.  One reason is that, nationwide, more than 600,000 skilled-trades jobs remain open because of a shortage of qualified applicants. ... Read More

Where They Stand: Local lawmakers talk jobs

  When it comes to jobs, everyone seems to agree: We need more. But from a legislative standpoint, there are many roads to help reduce unemployment, such as investing in education or reducing taxes. So The Journal Times asked local legislators: How will you help improve the unemployment rate in Wisconsin, particularly Racine? ... Read More

A need for Spee-Dee: Small-but-growing local company carves out a niche in the area, and plans to add 10-16 employees next year

Anything that is packaged for sale must be put into containers first, and industry depends on precise, rapid dispensing of its products. Successfully meeting that need has fed the growth of Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, a small but growing company at 1360 Grandview Parkway. ... Read More

Free Seminar! How to Survive a DOL Audit

Join us Tuesday, October 9th for a free seminar on surviving a DOL Audit.  Lunch will be provided.  For more information and to register, see the link below or visit the Event Calendar on our webpage. ... Read More

Jobless can get a new start -Wisconsin Workers Win Program Links workers and potential employers

Wisconsin Workers Win offers newly unemployed people the opportunity to temporarily work at a company for six weeks in hopes of getting hired full time. Since the new state program started in July, 37 previously unemployed people from Racine, Walworth and Kenosha counties have participated in the program and 11 have gotten full-time jobs. ... Read More

Job Fair Today (10/2) at Racine Marriott!

Visit the Racine Marriott today from 1-5pm for a Job Fair featuring 50 local employers.  Bring your resume and connect with local employers about their opportunities. ... Read More

Reed Switch offers Open House for Manufacturing Day

You are invited to Reed Switch Development's Open House for Manufacturing Day & Celebration of their 45th Anniversary.  Event is this Friday, October 5th from 9am-5pm.  Register and find details at the link. ... Read More

Former Mount Pleasant police chief appointed village president

Mount Pleasant’s Board of Trustees appointed former police chief Jim Majdoch as village president Thursday following the resignation of former president Carolyn Milkie Wednesday. ... Read More

Mount Pleasant village administrator position temporarily filled

As Mount Pleasant’s board of trustees convened to fill the village president vacancy Thursday, the board also appointed village Director of Planning and Development Ron Meyer to serve as village administrator for the next few months. ... Read More
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