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Wisconsin boasts highest graduation rates in nation

Wisconsin students are making the state proud, by graduating from high school at the highest rates in the nation. 

Posted by on May 11, 2011 at 8:50 AM

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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 on May 8, 2011 at 8:53 AM

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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 on May 5, 2011 at 9:24 PM

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Auto parts store, fitness club to open at Taylor Heights

Sheboygan officials announced Wednesday that an auto parts retailer and fitness center are planning to open in the Taylor Heights Shopping Center.

Posted by on May 4, 2011 at 2:31 PM

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Electric groundbreaking

City and Plymouth Utilities officials, along with representatives from Bray Associates Architects and Mike Koenig Construction, and other local dignitaries manned the shovels Wednesday as ground was broken for the new $5.1 million Plymouth Utilities Operations Center at the intersection of County PP and South St.

Posted by on May 3, 2011 at 6:09 AM

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Aurora clinics achieve top recognition

Aurora Health Care clinics in Kiel, Howards Grove and Sheboygan Falls have achieved Level 3 recognition, the highest level available, as a Patient Centered Medical Home from the National Committee for Quality Assurance.

Posted by on April 30, 2011 at 2:45 PM

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Dutchland Plastics sets sales record in March

Oostburg-based Dutchland Plastics, a manufacturer of rotational and blow molded plastic products, set its highest monthly sales record in its history in March.

Posted by on April 25, 2011 at 3:08 PM

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High gas prices fuel hopes for Sheboygan County to lure state tourists

With Memorial Day just five weeks away, anxiety is building in the U.S. travel industry over how rising gas prices will affect recession-wary consumers, but in Sheboygan County, tourism officials see an opportunity.

Posted by on April 22, 2011 at 3:14 PM

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Vollrath acquires Ohio-based kitchen products manufacturer

Sheboygan-based Vollrath Co. has announced the acquisition of kitchen products manufacturer Traex Co. of Toledo, Ohio.

Posted by on April 20, 2011 at 3:06 PM

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Manufacturing sector continues to lead Wisconsin’s recovery

Wisconsin added manufacturing jobs for the third straight month in March, building on employment gains in a sector that dominates the state's economy and continues to lead the nation out of a downturn that took hold more than two years ago.

Posted by on April 14, 2011 at 3:19 PM

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