John Ricchio, owner of Fielder’s Choice Training Facility, located at 4211 Green Bay Road, plans to celebrate the business’ grand opening on Sunday, Oct. 19, with baseball demonstrations. The mutisport complex offers clinics, camps and training staff throughout the year.
Lola’s Fitting Room Co., in Grayslake, Ill., owned by Bex Anderson, has launched a new on-location bra fitting service designed to add convenience and privacy to shopping for intimate apparel.
Small companies suffer from intrusions into their computer systems, too.
The costs associated with computer and website attacks can run well into the thousands and even millions of dollars for a small company. Many small businesses have been attacked — 44 percent, according to a 2013 survey by the National Small Business Association, an advocacy group. Those companies had costs averaging $8,700.
Wangard Partners Inc., has sold the Uptown Brass Center Pick ‘n Save grocery store building to a Michigan company for $9.25 million and has three other properties at the shopping center up for sale.
The Pick ‘n Save store located on a 5.77-acre tract at 1901 63rd St. was sold to CCG Properties-AD LLC, a Norton Shores, Mich.-based company.
The first phase of the Amazon.com facility is expected to come closer to fruition Friday, when the city of Kenosha is to conduct an inspection that would allow the Seattle-based online retailer to begin operations locally.
While company officials would not confirm the actual start date for operations, Brian Wilke, a development coordinator for the city, confirmed the company has submitted an application for occupancy of the 500,000 square-foot building on the site at 11211 Burlington Road, near Interstate 94 and Highway 142.
Bob Rohrman Auto Group, after two years of battling a wetlands issue in Bristol, is now close to opening Kenosha Nissan, the company’s first Wisconsin store and its third new dealership this month.
The Libertyville, Ill.-based auto conglomerate has 35 dealerships in Illinois and Indiana and plans to have five new stores by the end of next year. It opened a Fort Wayne, Ind., store Monday and plans to have the Kenosha County Nissan dealership open for business Thursday, pending an inspection and the awarding of an occupancy permit.
“I want to put a shingle out, like a doctor in ‘Little House on the Prairie,’” said Dr. Raaid Museitif.
Museitif was born and raised in Kenosha and attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the University of Wisconsin Medical School.
Uline is planning to occupy another warehouse in Pleasant Prairie.
The shipping supply company’s plans to open a 521,000-square-foot warehouse in LakeView Corporate Park is on Monday’s agenda for the village Plan Commission.
The Kenosha Area Business Alliance and the Kenosha Area Chamber of Commerce on Thursday named seven local companies and one individual as their 2014 Business Excellence Award winners.
The Kenosha County Business Excellence awards began in 2005 when KABA and the chamber joined to present a collaborative program celebrating successul companies in the county.
The city is working out the final details on a lease contract that would open the doors for a new restaurant to begin operations at the Metra train station by the end of September.
Kenosha Area Transit Director, Ron Iwen Thursday said the restaurant initially would likely operate from 5:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and could expand its hours later depending upon customer flow.
The Kenosha County Board unanimously approved the appointment of Ray Arbet to serve as director of the Public Works and Development Services Department at its meeting Tuesday night.
TREVOR — A 3.4 percent increase in the Trevor-School Consolidated School District tax levy was approved by the electorate Tuesday.
The newly hired Downtown Kenosha Inc. executive director said Tuesday the city’s pro-development outlook and infrastructure attracted him.
A 76-year-old Twin Lakes man reported an elaborate phone scam Monday morning involving the Internal Revenue Service and Kenosha County Sheriff’s Department.
A Kenosha man was charged on Monday with three counts of sexual assault after reportedly terrifying several patrons and employees inside an area haunted house.
St. Joseph Catholic Academy celebrated honored state tennis champion Claire Czerwonka Tuesday, with an assembly full of adoring peers.
SILVER LAKE — If the referendum to dissolve the village of Silver Lake is approved, residents will most likely see a decrease in the municipal part of their tax bill, according to Dale Knapp, research director of the Wisconsin Taxpayer's Alliance.
The defense has reviewed thousands of pages of discovery materials in the Kenosha County case against a man accused of strangling a woman during a sexual encounter, then hiding her body for several years.
KENOSHA — The Griffin Observatory at the Kemper Center, 6501 Third Ave., will be open for night-sky viewing from 8 to 10 p.m. Friday, weather permitting.
A double murder trial stopped abruptly Tuesday morning when the defendant agreed to an 11th-hour plea deal offered by the state.
It wasn’t exactly, “Presto, change-o” Monday night at the Kenosha City Council meeting.
JANESVILLE — The debate between 1st District Congressional candidates Rob Zerban and Rep. Paul Ryan was remarkable for its civility while highlighting a clash of political philosophies.
Public hearings on the proposed 2015 Kenosha County budget begin this week.
Kenosha Police said a 67-year-old Chicago man was getting ready to attend a concealed-carry weapons class when he picked up a handgun in his HarborPark townhouse and blew out a sliding glass door in his kitchen.
A man is on trial this week for the April 2013 fatal shooting of two men in a 25th Avenue back yard.
Declining birth rates and shifting demographics are changing the look of Kenosha Unified School District.
For Ben Dowell, meeting President Barack Obama earlier this month, shaking hands and briefly conversing with him still seems surreal.
Less than one day after being convicted of murder, Kenosha’s Joshua P. Braithwaite was arrested for felony battery after a brutal attack on a Kenosha County Jail correctional officer.
SOMERS — Alarm bells rang early Monday morning after a suspicious chemical smell forced school officials at Somers Elementary to evacuate the school.
In-person early voting began Monday but the hours and days for voting vary by municipality. These are the dates and times city, village and town residents can vote. The last day for early in-person voting is Oct. 31. Election Day is Nov. 4.
KENOSHA — A free gardening workshop begins at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Center for Sustainable Living at Gateway Technical College, 3520 30th Ave.
Question: How many years did Police Chief Owen O’Hare serve on Kenosha’s police force?
The First Congressional District contest in November involves two men who have done battle before.