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.
Kenosha Mayor Keith Bosman’s proposed 2015 police and fire budgets sailed through the Public Safety and Welfare Committee Wednesday, with dollar totals virtually unchanged from this year.
BLOOMFIELD — Eugene Martin will not be fined for clear-cutting land early last spring on the shore of Powers Lake at the site of the historic Honey Bear Farm venue.
The city of Kenosha administration has joined Kenosha County’s proposed plan to offer free public wireless Internet service to the downtown area.
Kenosha County residents gave more than $121,000 to gubernatorial candidates this year, according to receipts filed with the Government Accountability Board.
City officials just can’t win with Halloween.
Xten Industries LLC, an award-winning Kenosha-based manufacturer of injection molded plastic components, is selling its assets and working on an agreement with an Illinois plastics company to take over operations until a sale is finalized.
In addition to voting for politicians Nov. 4, Kenosha County can vote yes or no are a variety of referendums, depending on their places of residence.
In a unanimous vote Monday, the Kenosha Parks Commission selected the name "K-9 Korner" for the dog park at Anderson Park off 22nd Avenue near 89th Street.
Halloween note to parents: Dress your kids warmly.
Kenosha Police Chief John Morrissey said he is prepared to do whatever it takes to keep two area disc jockeys from making another local appearance, after a dangerous incident at an uptown bar early Saturday morning.
Paris School’s annual Panther Prowl, the main fundraising event for the rural K-8 school, recently raised a record $29,136.
KENOSHA — The “Coffin Bangers Ball” will be 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at the Woman’s Club of Kenosha, 6028 Eighth Ave.
Kenosha Unified School District voters will decide in April whether to fund a $16.7 million plan to improve high school sports facilities, including building a stadium for Bradford High School.
Mikey Stoczanskyj wanted to spend some time knocking down figures in a game inside a haunted maze Tuesday night.
BRIGHTON — A slight increase in the Brighton School tax levy was approved Tuesday, partly the result of a decrease in state aid to the rural district.
Fire officials were investigating the cause of a roof fire Tuesday night at a home at 7304 First Ave.
Two local women have been arrested for the theft of sports memorabilia that was caught on surveillance video.
PARIS — Despite a significant drop in state aid, Paris Consolidated School District was still able to decrease its tax levy.
A Kenosha man threatened to detonate a bomb at a state office building in Madison last week, according to police, leading to local felony charges.
The son of a retired Kenosha County Sheriff’s deputy was arrested in connection with the Aug. 25 robbery at the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 6618 39th Ave.
The Nov. 4 open race for Wisconsin’s 21st Senate District pits a former senator against a political newcomer.
More voters are casting in-person absentee ballots than in prior gubernatorial elections.
KENOSHA — The Kenosha outpatient clinic of the Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center will host an open house 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday at 8207 22nd Ave., Suite 150.