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Mirroring the future: Yinko Designs to make bus safety mirrors, hire 35 people

A Sheboygan startup manufacturer announced plans Wednesday to begin producing safety mirror systems for school buses inside the old Polar Ware factory on the city's north side.

Posted by Josh Lintereur, Sheboygan Press on 18 May 2011
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Governor Walker Chairs the First Meeting of the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation Board

Contact: Barbro McGinn, Department of Commerce, 608-267-9661, Barbro.McGinn@wisconsin.gov
Cullen Werwie, 608-267-7303

Posted by Wisconsin Department of Commerce on 18 May 2011

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Board OKs rail grant application Supervisors approve redistricting plan

The Sheboygan County Board Tuesday night unanimously approved spending $100,000 and applying for a $1 million state Transportation Grant that would finalize plans for a $15 million rail line between Plymouth and Kohler. Officials say the line would help spur economic development along its 11-mile course.

Posted by Dan Benson, Sheboygan Press on 18 May 2011
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States of Business: Wisconsin jumps ahead in a new CEO survey

The verdict is still out on the political staying power of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker's collective bargaining and other reforms. But if the opinion of American business counts for anything, he's already helped the Badger State.

Posted by Wall Street Journal on 16 May 2011
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Coastal Connections honors pros

Coastal Connections held its Making Their Mark: Top Young Professionals Awards and All-Member Meeting last Tuesday, honoring the top 10 young professionals in Sheboygan County with a special award program at Town & Country Golf Course.

Posted by Sheboygan Press on 14 May 2011
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Pick 'n Save construction set to begin

Roundy's could begin razing the former Kmart store on Sheboygan's south side as early as next week to make way for a new Pick 'n Save supermarket slated to open there in fall, according to city officials.

Posted by Josh Lintereur, Sheboygan Press on 11 May 2011
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State Tourism Secretary Celebrates Sheboygan County

Wisconsin State Secretary of Tourism Stephanie Klett visited Sheboygan County tourism leaders May 11 to speak about the state’s vision for tourism and to celebrate state tourism week. Secretary Klett was passionate about tourism’s important role in Governor Scott Walker’s vision for creating 250,000 jobs.

Posted by Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce on 11 May 2011
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CEO survey shows improved perceptions of state business climate

Suddenly, Wisconsin looks like a much-improved place to do business - emphasis on "looks like."

Posted by Rick Romell, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on 8 May 2011
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Tourism spending up in Sheboygan County

A new report from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism shows a modest rebound in tourism spending in Sheboygan County last year, a trend local officials attribute to an improving economy and several high-profile summer sporting events.

Posted by Sheboygan Press on 5 May 2011

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