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In an era when people are watching their movies through on-demand streaming services, renting from kiosk machines and playing video games online, it would seem difficult for a brick-and-mortar video rental business to survive.

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For many seniors there comes a time when they don’t need a nursing home, but do need help with certain things to remain living independently. In those instances, an assisted living center often becomes the best choice.

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Over the years, southside Kenosha residents have relied on Sunnyside Park shopping center at the corner of 80th Street and 22th Avenue for their daily needs, from groceries and medications to food.

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Modern Apothecary, an independently owned pharmacy that has become a fixture in the Harborside neighborhood, will be moving to a new downtown location some time next year.

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The Internal Revenue Service has launched a new tax withholding estimator, an expanded, mobile-friendly online tool designed to make it easier for everyone to have the right amount of tax withheld during the year.

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When it comes to credit card rewards, it’s not all about gas, groceries and restaurants anymore. Issuers are moving beyond suburban staples to include millennial-friendly categories such as transit and streaming subscriptions.

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As closely held business owners know, their financial plans, retirement plans and estate plans are inextricably linked to the value of the business. Therefore, a well-constructed plan should minimize (or eliminate) events that can destroy business value.

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Several years ago, Steven J. Frey, an engineer and all-around handyman, set out to build a casket to carry in the back of his 1983 Cadillac hearse.

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Inc. magazine has selected Kenosha’s Leeward Business Advisors and Vantage Point Corp. among its 2019 list of 5,000 fastest growing privately held small business companies in America.

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PLEASANT PRAIRIE — United Conveyor Corp., a Waukegan, Ill.-based manufacturer of utility and industrial environmental equipment, is expanding its production operations to Pleasant Prairie.

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BURLINGTON — Eye Physicians & Surgeons is embarking on a $1 million or more project to replace the firm’s two Burlington offices with a brand-new clinic.

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James Poltrock, the division chief of emergency medical services for the Kenosha Fire Department, recently graduated from the certified public manager program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

City officials have spent the past year speaking about plans for reshaping and revitalizing the downtown area. Here are a collection of stories focusing on projects and plans for the downtown and uptown areas in the city of Kenosha.

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Kenall Lighting Inc.’s headquarters, manufacturing and distribution facility in Kenosha has been acquired by joint venture partnership consisting of Chicago-based Clear Height Properties and Israel-based Buligo Capital Partners.

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Jim Skogsbergh has been named sole president and CEO of Advocate Aurora Health.

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Kamaljit ‘KC’ Jackson, who holds a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Wisconsin-Parkside, has been named vice president of programs and operations for the Wisconsin Women’s Business Initiative Corp.

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WATERFORD — Four plays into Friday night’s Southern Lakes Conference showdown between two unbeaten squads, the Wilmot and Waterford football teams each had a turnover.

MOUNT PLEASANT — As he walked off the field following one of the most productive games of his high school career Friday night, Myles Guyton was almost despondent.

It doesn’t take all that much for Tremper football coach Jared McGranahan to imagine an entirely different scenario playing out in front of his eyes than the one that unfolded Friday night in a Southeast Conference opener against powerful Oak Creek at Ameche Field.

BURLINGTON — Thanks to some trickery and the spirited running of senior Myles Kazumura, the Central football team played Burlington evenly for one half for the second straight season.

WILMOT — Like two older brothers playing a game of keep-away from their frustrated younger brother, the Wilmot football team just refused to let Lake Geneva Badger have the ball Friday night.

The Indian Trail football team had a miraculous comeback within its grasp Friday night and needed just one more big play in the game’s final moments.

MOUNT PLEASANT — Big-armed quarterback Ben Brawner dropped back, found his man and let loose Friday night.

National

When a group of Special Olympics athletes on a Kenosha-based women’s basketball team were competing recently for a chance to play in the state finals, they decided that win or lose, they were not going to go to state.