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Sheriff attends development program
Walworth County Sheriff Kurt Picknell recently participated in the 107th session of the National Sheriffs' Institute in Aurora, Colorado. The NSI is the only national executive development program designed for sheriffs.

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Fontana restaurant garners award

FONTANA--240° West has been named a 2015 Diners' Choice Award winner as a “best of Lake Geneva” restaurant by OpenTable.com, the online restaurant reservation service.


Realtor earns specialist designation
Realtor earns specialist designation

Connie Poggensee has been awarded the certified residential specialist designation by the Council of Residential Specialists, a not-for-profit affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS.

Bank promotes loan originator

First National Bank and Trust Co. has promoted Brittney Jacobs to a residential loan originator serving the communities surrounding Clinton and Darien. In her new position, Jacobs will help clients with the home ownership process, pre-approvals and...

Hospice tabs interim director

Bill Sullivan will serve as interim director at Beloit Regional Hospice. Sullivan served as CEO of Beloit Health System, Clinic Division, and has served on the hospice's board of directors, including a stint as board president.

Trade reps available to meet with businesses

Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation-authorized trade representatives will be available Friday, May 8,?in Whitewater for free one-on-one meetings with local businesses.

EBR closes, files for receivership

EAST TROY—Its inability to get capital to fuel its racing bike manufacturing facility at 2799 Buell Drive in East Troy led Erik Buell Racing, LLC to shut its doors at noon Wednesday and file for receivership.

Job fair planned at Gateway

ELKHORN--Gateway Technical College will co-host the 24th Annual Walworth County Job Fair, a free event for job-seekers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, April 9 in the South Building of the college's Elkhorn Campus, 400 County Road H.

USASBE names new president

WHITEWATER—Ted Zoller was named president of the United States Association for Small Business Entrepreneurship at the 2015 USASBE annual conference, according to a news release from USASBE.  

Duesterbeck joins Thrivent Financial

DELAVAN —  Joshua Duesterbeck has joined Thrivent Financial as a financial associate with the organization's south Wisconsin regional financial office. Duesterbeck offers comprehensive financial strategies, personal customer service and a wide...

Elkhorn remodeling group garners awards

 Renovations Group Inc. of Elkhorn recently received six Wisconsin Remodeler Awards from the National Association of the Remodeling Industry, Milwaukee Chapter:
  • residential kitchen, $30,000 to $60,000, two gold awards