Erin Merritt is bolding going where fewer and fewer people are willing to go.
She’s opening an independent pharmacy.
Four properties annexed from Paris into Kenosha this year were sold this month to a company with ties to Uline.
Eight parcels across Interstate 94 from where Amazon’s new distribution facility has gone up were annexed into the city, at the landowners’ requests. The other four properties remain with the original owners.
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.
A Pleasant Prairie teen’s Eagle Scout project was inspired by personal experience.
A group out to stop streetcar expansion in Kenosha will continue collecting petition signatures in an effort to force an April 7 advisory referendum.
MADISON — A Wisconsin utility regulator whose impartiality in the pending We Energies rate case was called into question by a solar coalition, rejected a request to recuse herself, stating she has been and will remain objective.
The Central High School varsity cheerleading squad has earned a bid to compete in the National High School Cheerleading Championships in Orlando, Fla., by taking first in its division at the Universal Cheerleaders Association Milwaukee Championship on Dec 6.
There are times to tough it out, and times to pack it in.
The Kenosha man police say robbed two banks had his fiancee write the notes for him, according to testimony at the woman’s Tuesday preliminary hearing.
The 2014 edition of the Holiday House opened its doors to a lively reception Tuesday, serving about 200 families in the first two hours.
The man police say drove the wrong way on Highway 50 last week, striking another vehicle head-on and killing the father and son traveling inside, is still in a wheelchair from injuries he sustained in the crash.
One member of a Salem couple accused of bringing their children on a drug deal and offering to leave one as collateral while fetching more heroin has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.
The question of whether to put a proposed streetcar expansion before city voters April 7 in an advisory referendum failed narrowly Monday night after three hours of debate by Kenosha’s City Council.
Four people, including two infants, were unharmed in a fire that broke out inside a basement of their home at 6929 35th Ave. Monday night.
Kenosha County Circuit Court judge sentenced a 19-year-old woman to two years in prison Monday after she pleaded guilty last month to harming her son nearly two years ago.
SALEM — The Incorporation Study Committee plans to have a detailed report ready for the public in time for the annual town meeting April 21.
PADDOCK LAKE — Officials here have begun work on an ordinance that will regulate golf cart use on village streets.
The Kenosha Area Business Alliance has selected Market Ventures Inc., a Portland, Maine, consulting firm to study the feasibility of creating a year-round indoor HarborMarket.
RACINE — There will be no verdict before Christmas in the case against Bianca Vite's accused murderer.
For months, Bradford High School teacher Deb Dana searched the sale bins at fabric stores, then spent her off hours sewing and sewing and sewing at her kitchen table.
A semi-trailer truck struck the viaduct in the 1300 block of Washington Road just before 10:30 a.m. Monday.
TWIN LAKES — A pizza dinner fundraiser will take place 4:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at American Legion Post 544, 989 Legion Driver, Twin Lakes.
Question: Who was credited with building a “horseless carriage” in Kenosha in 1900?