Security Health Plan of Wisconsin Inc. is investing $1,000 in the Chestnut Center for the Arts, 208 S. Chestnut Ave. in Marshfield, as part of its Employee-Driven Corporate Giving grant program.Each month Security Health Plan awards a different charity or organization $1,000 that was nominat…

While home sales in much of the Northcentral region were down slightly, sales of existing homes statewide were up in February despite escalating prices and winter weather, according to the most recent analysis of the state housing market by the Wisconsin Realtors Association (WRA). Home sale…

In results posted from the U.S. Small Business Administration that tracks SBA lend- ing throughout the nation, River Valley Bank, and it's national online community bank, IncredibleBank, ranked as the 23rd largest SBA lender in the fourth quarter of 2018.River Valley was the only bank in Wis…

Foxconn Technology Group Ltd. said it plans to complete work on a new factory in Wisconsin to assemble liquid crystal display screens and start production before the end of next year.Foxconn said the next phases of factory construction will begin by this summer “and the facility will begin p…

The Wausau River District is one of three winners of the 2019 Great American Main Street Award, which recognizes communities for their excellence in preservation-based commercial district revitalization, Wausau River District announced today.Selected by a national jury of community developme…

Northcentral Technical College (NTC) in Wausau has been named a top training college in North America by the Learning Resources Network (LERN).The 2019 LERN Contract Training Award for Excellence in Improving Client Productivity was presented to NTC during the 2019 LERN conference. LERN is t…

Few business owners have an office assistant who is willing to go outside to play fetch, but with all that’s on Duane Willman’s plate, the occasional break for his golden retriever Gus, who is always on hand to vet visitors, is a welcome diversion.The sole proprietor of Duane’s Cover It All …

Van Horn Automotive Group, which has tow dealerships in Stevens Point, was recognized by the Wisconsin Chapter of The ESOP Association as 2019 Company of the Year.The award is presented to a company that demonstrates a commitment to employee ownership as exhibited by involvement with the Ass…

What started out as way to help pay family expenses has turned into a labor of love for Amanda Lasky. With her husband, Greg, she has become an owner/operator of Next Stop Kids Shop in downtown Waupaca.In 2014, Amanda Lasky began working as one of two employees at the shop that sells new and…

Sixteen businesses and organizations have been named as finalists for the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce’s 2019 Small Businesses of the Year Awards.The finalists in each of three categories are: Business-to-business category: Integra Tool & Manufacturing Inc, Luoma Design Solutions, P…

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) has announced it is now partnering with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention with the goal of preventing veteran suicide.