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MADISON - Support for Milwaukee Bucks arena uncertain as Assembly vote scheduled for Tuesday
Assembly Democrats met on Monday in advance of a vote on a proposal to publicly fund part of a new Milwaukee Bucks arena.

The Assembly is set to vote on the proposal, which passed the Senate July 15, on Tuesday.

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YORKVILLE - RCEDC, M7 attract German Stahlwille Tools to Yorkville
German hand tool manufacturer Stahlwille Tools has decided to open a regional sales and service operation in Grandview Business Park, Racine County Economic Development Corp. announced.

Stahlwille will open the office at 1510 S. Sylvania Ave. by the end of September, RCEDC said.

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ALLOUEZ - Krist Oil Company proposal gets first approval
A Michigan company's proposal to develop a convenience store on Riverside Drive garnered the Allouez Plan Commission's approval in spite of concerns.

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MADISON - 2 companies fail after getting WEDC funds
Despite signs of trouble within the companies, Gov. Scott Walker’s jobs agency loaned about $1.4 million in taxpayer money to two northern Wisconsin firms that have failed to fully repay the loans or create hundreds of promised jobs.

The Wisconsin Economic Development Corp. sued the companies — Tomahawk Metal Products of Tomahawk and North American Finishing of Suring — along with four others for failure to repay state taxpayer-funded loans or comply with grant terms. The others sued since 2014 are TJ’s Taylor’s One Price Cleaners of Madison, Ratio Inc. of Monona, Building Committee Inc. of Milwaukee and Green Box NA Green Bay of De Pere.

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APPLETON - Outagamie County leaders make case for more space
Outagamie County administrators delivered a message Monday that the space crunch in county offices needs to be alleviated for the sake of efficiency and security.

Fourteen county representatives spoke at a listening session held by Outagamie County’s property committee, which is considering an option suggested by Venture Architects that would cost $36.7 million to remodel and add on to the current campus buildings in downtown Appleton. Adding a parking ramp and surface lot would cost an additional $9.5 million.

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WAUSAU - Laser tag arena, haunted house may come to Wausau
A laser tag entertainment center that would double as a haunted house attraction during the Halloween season may come to Wausau by the fall of 2016.

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FOND DU LAC - Social Media spawns demand spike for ReStore goods
No, Paul Osterholm isn’t squeamish about using something twice.

Or three times. Or more.

The walls of Fond du Lac’s Habitat for Humanity ReStore, 65 W. Scott St., are white because that calls for fewer ceiling lights to keep the showroom bright, he said. Each panel of insulation is recycled, repurposed – that means there’s little need to pay to heat the place.

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SHEBOYGAN - New owners look to revive historic Sheboygan tavern
New owners are hoping to revive one of Sheboygan’s oldest and most iconic watering holes following the recent re-opening of the Harbor Lights tavern.

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MANITOWOC - Bank First National income rises on second quarter
Bank First National Corp. reported net income of $3.4 million, or 54 cents per share, in the second quarter, compared to $3.1 million, or 48 cents per share, during the same period in 2014.

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SHEBOYGAN FALLS - Anaerobic digester project underway at Majestic Meadows
Digested Organics LLC has begun construction on its first fully Integrated Manure Management System at the Majestic Meadows Dairy in Sheboygan Falls.

The IMMS will process 20,000 gallons of manure per day, effectively harvesting energy through biogas generation, concentrating nutrients for more targeted crop use, and reclaiming clean water for farm use and surface water discharge.

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SHEBOYGAN FALLS - Pine Haven opening next phase of Sheboygan Falls campus
Pine Haven Christian Communities will open the second phase of its Haven Drive campus in Sheboygan Falls on Aug. 3, including a full spectrum of memory care services to meet the changing needs of seniors.

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HOWARDS GROVE - Champion Storage expands facility near Howards Grove
Champion Storage and Rental, LLC, recently completed the construction of a new 8,000-square-foot storage building at its Rangeline Road location near Howards Grove.

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MARSHFIELD - Central City Vapors adds to growing trend
Patti and Jubel Arnold say they opened Central City Vapors earlier this year after their daughter and husband visited them and could not find electronic cigarette products in the Marshfield area.

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RACINE - County exec: Bringing water, sewer to I-94 key to business growth
Jonathan Delagrave admits there has been a learning curve in his first 100 days as Racine County executive.

But he says he’s made steps forward in key areas, including ideas he campaigned on prior to winning the April 7 general election.

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WISCONSIN RAPIDS - Local tavern, banquet hall closes, building for sale
The doors of Good Time Charlie’s are closed — and won’t be opening again.

“It’s time to quit,” said owner Chuck Belke of Wisconsin Rapids, who celebrated his 75th birthday on July 23.

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