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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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Rail project stays on track – for now

PLYMOUTH — The city’s participation in the Plymouth-Kohler rail line rehabilitation was nearly derailed Tuesday, but still faces a rough ride.

Posted by on April 14, 2011 at 3:16 PM

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Kohler Co. receives WaterSense award

Kohler Co., the 2008 and 2009 WaterSense Partner of the Year, was chosen by the Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense program as an inaugural Excellence Award recipient for strategic collaboration.

Posted by on April 9, 2011 at 3:21 PM

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County economic development corporation names board

The Sheboygan County Economic Development Corporation 2011board of directors includes the following new members:

Posted by on April 2, 2011 at 9:01 AM

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City seeks younger residents at South Pier

Hoping to attract young professionals to live in the South Pier District, the City of Sheboygan is proposing changes in the overall development plan that would allow for row-style housing to be built there.

Posted by on March 31, 2011 at 9:38 AM

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Rail restoration project gets new life

Thanks to newly announced financial commitments from several area business and local municipalities, the Sheboygan Falls to Plymouth rail line restoration project appears to be back on track.

Posted by on March 31, 2011 at 9:25 AM

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Green EnviroTech gets $5M boost

A private equity firm has committed $5 million in financing to a California-based company with plans to open an automotive-plastics recycling operation inside a vacant Sheboygan factory later this year.

Posted by on March 29, 2011 at 9:33 AM

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Blue Harbor sold for $4.2M; Great Wolf pays Sheboygan $2.5 million as part of sale

Madison-based Great Wolf Resorts announced Thursday that it has finalized the sale of the Blue Harbor Resort and Conference Center in Sheboygan to a pair of privately held hotel operators, receiving $4.2 million for the struggling resort.

Posted by on March 24, 2011 at 9:37 AM

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