A Gurnee, Ill.-based producer of packaged consumer goods plans to move its operations to Pleasant Prairie.
Quest Products purchased a building at 8201 104th St. in LakeView Corporate Park this week, and plans to move about 30 jobs to Pleasant Prairie, according to Jean Werbie-Harris, the village’s community development director.
It’s been a grim summer in much of the world. Yet investors in the United States have largely shrugged it off — so far at least.
A big reason is that five years after the Great Recession officially ended, the U.S. economy is showing a strength and durability that other major nations can only envy. Thanks in part to the Federal Reserve’s ultra-low interest rates, employers have ramped up hiring, factories have boosted production and businesses have been making money.
Thomas Koessl, of Kenosha, has joined Much Shelist, a Chicago-based law firm, as a principal in the labor and employment practice group. He received a juris doctorate degree from Chicago-Kent College of Law and a bachelor of arts degree from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside. Koessl councils clients on employment and labor law, including compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Family Medical Leave Act and National Labor Relations Act, employee discipline, on-site investigations and labor relations. (photo in images external)
Michele Randall and Janet Pobar, of Randall & Pobar LLC, a full-service financial planning and investment management services firm, have been named Five Star Best in Client Satisfaction Wealth Managers for 2014.
Riley Construction is nearing completion on one project and has started another:
American Job Shop LLC, of Bristol, has been approved to be the northern hemisphere tier one supplier for all two-cycle diesel business for Rolls Royce and Detroit Diesel production by MTU America.
Demand had finally picked up.
New orders were beginning to roll in.
Kenall Manufacturing Co., a beneficiary of an improving economy, is moving along faster on its construction timetable and needs to hire more workers to begin training in preparation for the move to its new Kenosha facility.
“Growth has been a little faster than we anticipated,”said Randy Hernandez, the company’s executive vice president of operations. “We have many more orders. They have increased dramatically.”
Employers in the U.S. are creating jobs at the fastest pace since the late 1990s and the economy finally looks ready to expand at a healthy rate. But sluggish growth in France, Italy, Russia, Brazil and China suggests that the old truism, “When the U.S. sneezes, the rest of the world catches a cold,” may need to be flipped.
Maybe the rest of the world will sneeze this time, and the U.S. will get sick.
Festival Foods announced Tuesday the business will expand to Mount Pleasant.
The company operates 19 Wisconsin supermarkets, including one in Kenosha. Festival Foods intends to remodel a vacant building at 5740 Washington Ave. The building was previously home to a Sentry Foods.
A proposed Costco store that cleared the Pleasant Prairie Plan Commission Monday night will go before the Village Board for final review next week.
Here are seven things to know about the local store and the Seattle-based Costco Wholesale Corp.:
It was an eleventh-hour decision. Deanna Smith hadn't planned to enter a cooking contest. She just wanted to enjoy the sunny day along the harbor.
You’re never too old to search for hidden treasure. And the real-world hunt is happening all around you.
Two women were arrested for shoplifting nearly $400 worth of clothes and shoes from Kohl’s, 7200 Green Bay Road, shortly before 5 p.m. Saturday.
Despite the threat of rain, the Kenosha Classic Cruise-in drew 748 cars from five states and thousands of people to downtown Kenosha Saturday.
Sprinkles that gave way to big raindrops couldn’t dampen the Wolfpack Motorcycle Club’s book bag giveaway Saturday.
KENOSHA — All retired Kenosha Unified School District teachers, administrators and staff are invited to a gathering Wednesday.
The Kenosha County apple crop may not be able to compare to last year's record-setting harvest. But it is still a bushel and a peck above average, local growers report.
“I believe in God and happy endings in heaven, but I would love to be healed of this,” the Rev. Benjamin Reese said Friday.
What’s in a name?
Lost: Caitlin Workman’s best friend. Australian shepherd last seen at County Road V and Route 45, Bristol. Answers to the name of Guinness.
A 17-year-old faces numerous charges after police said he attempted to flee officers with a loaded handgun in his pocket just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday in the 1600 block of 60th Street.
Panfish bag limits would be reduced on two area inland lakes under a state Department of Natural Resources proposal to increase panfish sizes.
During the next week, select roads and intersections will be closed as crews continue work on the Highway 50 reconstruction project, according to Wisconsin Department of Transportation officials.
A local watchdog group and the Kenosha Area Business Alliance disagree as to whether the letter of resignation for the recently departed director of Downtown Kenosha Inc. is a public record.
The roof and an exterior wall of an industrial building that most recently housed a painting business partially collapsed Friday.
A 21-year-old Kenosha man was charged with felony child abuse earlier this week after his infant was treated for a broken left arm, 11 rib fractures and injuries to both legs, according to court records.