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Physician assistant earns added certification
Physician assistant earns added certification
LAKE GENEVA--Jeremy Houtakker, a certified physician assistant in orthopedic surgery and sports medicine at Mercy Walworth Hospital and Medical Center, recently earned a certificate of added qualifications from the National Commission on Certification...

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Alliant Energy proposes base rate freezes through 2016
Alliant Energy proposes base rate freezes through 2016

MADISON – Retail natural gas base rates will be reduced and retail electric base rates will be unchanged for customers of Alliant Energy's Wisconsin utility if a request filed today with the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) is...

Mercy recognized for stroke treatment

Mercy Health System recently received the Get With The Guidelines - Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for the...

Supervisor, team leader workshops slated

ELKHORN--The next series of workshops for supervisors presented by the Walworth County Job Center will feature four Thursday afternoon sessions starting May 8, running from 2-4 p.m. 

Wisconsin unemployment at 6.1 percent in February
Wisconsin unemployment at 6.1 percent in February

MADISON — Unemployment in Wisconsin dipped slightly in February to 6.1 percent.

The state Department of Workforce Development released the latest figures Thursday. They show the state's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in...

Gateway students win state DECA honors

ELKHORN--Eight students from Gateway Collegiate DECA captured first-place honors – and several others took second place and third place – at the 52nd Wisconsin Collegiate DECA annual Spring Competitive Events Conference held March 5 to...

Jersey Mike's Subs to open in Whitewater
Jersey Mike's Subs to open in Whitewater

WHITEWATER--East Coast-based Jersey Mike's Subs will open a shop in Whitewater at 1116 W. Main St. on Tuesday March 18, according to a company news release.

Fast Forward grants session for employers offered
Fast Forward grants session for employers offered

The Southeastern Wisconsin Workforce Development Board and the Wisconsin Department of Workforce Development Job Service are sponsoring a regional employer informational session for employers seeking worker training, through the Wisconsin Fast Forward...

Child support payments stolen after Target breach
Child support payments stolen after Target breach

MADISON — A handful of people had Wisconsin child support payments stolen after Target's data breach last year.

That's according to the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families.

In a statement Wednesday, department...

RadioShack to close 1,100 stores
RadioShack to close 1,100 stores

Electronic retailer RadioShack plans to close 1,100 stores in a cost-cutting effort, according to a news release from the Texas-based chain.

New limits on Wisconsin lemon law go into effect

MILWAUKEE — If the vehicle you just bought turns out to be a lemon, you'll have less time after this weekend to seek damages from the manufacturer and you won't get as much money.

The restrictions that went into effect Saturday drew...