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.:
Bear Development, hoping to capitalize on the industrial boom in the county, has proposed a 292-unit apartment complex on a 19-acre site adjacent to the Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in Somers.
“It's a very strong location,” Bear president S.R. Mills said. “We’ve been looking at it for some time.”
Environmental Health Concepts Inc. has earned the designation of Green Professional in the 2014 Green Masters Program established by the Wisconsin Business Council. The designation was given for the company’s continued commitment to sustainability in the business sector. Applicants to the program are judged on a range of sustainability issues, from energy and water use to educational outreach and governance.
Kevin Ford has acquired Valpak of Southeast Wisconsin’s territory, which serves Kenosha, Racine and Milwuakee. Valpak is a direct marketing company owned and operated by Cox Target Media that mails over 20 billion coupons to 40 million households per month in 45 states and four Canadian prvinces.
The Kenosha City Council on Monday approved a plan to rescue three faltering tax incremental financing districts by allowing the city to borrow from its well-performing TIFs.
Voters in Kenosha will be able to weigh in on the expansion of Medicaid in Wisconsin when they vote this November.
A wellness plan for employees is saving Kenosha County close to $450,000 in claims costs annually, according to personnel officials.
Kenosha County’s sales tax collections are expected to approach $12 million by the end of the year, the highest amount ever, according to county officials.
A number of aldermen have crafted a resolution asking the Parks Commission to consider saving Kennedy Drive.
Kenosha County’s sales tax collections are expected to approach $12 million by the end of the year, the highest amount ever, according to county officials
A former West Allis police officer accused of killing a woman in Kenosha and stuffing her body in a suitcase pleaded not guilty Monday.
KENOSHA — Representatives of the Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co. will be at Rustic Road Brewing Co., 510 56th St., at 5 p.m. Wednesday to celebrate the release of a new Leinenkugel’s beer named after a former Rustic Road product.
WILMOT — Attendance at the Kenosha County Fair this year came in just under the record total, with 104,314 people coming out for the five-day event.
PLEASANT PRAIRIE — Authorities are butting heads on what to do with a troubled commercial railroad crossing that saw two accidents in as many weeks earlier this summer.
A Kenosha boy was stopped at gunpoint Sunday after he was seen carrying a BB gun.
WILMOT — Another Kenosha County Fair has come to a close.
A Kenosha woman was arrested after an argument with a man in the 1800 block of 60th Street early Saturday.
WILMOT — The small animal auction drew quacks, clucks, nibbles and a heap of fun for observers and bidders at the Kenosha County Fair Sunday afternoon.
Heard any Kenosha jokes lately?
Adam “Crack” Winrich is a professional whip cracker who performs in a “Fire Whip” show at the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Winrich, who is originally from Fall Creek, Wis., and has been performing professional since 2006, has traveled extensively with his performances.
STURTEVANT — The third annual Racine/Kenosha FastPitch Competition will be Wednesday at Gateway Technical College’s SC Johnson integrated Manufacturing and Engineering Technology Center, 2320 Renaissance Blvd., Sturtevant.
Each Monday, the Kenosha News takes a look at the life of a Kenosha County resident who recently died. We share with you, through the memories of family and friends, a life remembered.
Butterflies are in full flight this summer throughout Kenosha County.
“Is it possible to become friends with a butterfly?”