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Gamber-Johnson was one of three Wisconsin companies named as recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Export Achievement Awards in recognition of their success in global business development.

AbbyBank, Abbotsford, and State Bank, Gresham, have entered into a Purchase of Assets and Assumption of Liabilities Agreement that will result in AbbyBank acquiring substantially all of the assets and assuming substantially all of the liabilities of State Bank.

It took a few rounds of being downsized to help Joel Hynes find just the right size business opportunity.

Whether the grill is calling or area residents just have a hankering for a delicious piece of meat, more and more of them look to Geiss Meat Service LLC, W4490 Pope Rd., Merrill.

No one would come out and tell Joe Hixon they wouldn’t hire him because of his disability. So, he was never 100 percent sure if his visual impairment or learning disabilities were reasons he was being passed over for an opportunity, but the mere possibility was just the fuel he needed in ord…

Greenheck, a Schofield-based manufacturer of air movement, control and conditioning equipment with several manufacturing locations across the United States, and Sentry Insurance in Stevens Point have been recognized by Forbes as two of America's Best Midsize Employers. Just 500 companies mad…

Stevens Point, Wis. – After concluding its annual review in May, A.M. Best, the insurance industry’s leading rating authority, assigned Sentry Insurance an A+ (Superior) rating. It’s the 28th consecutive year Sentry has received the rating. The rating confirms Sentry’s financial strength and…

With significant growth and expansion within its North American and global operations, Marten Machining is building a new 40,000-square-foot headquarters on 11.5 acres at 3017 Worth Drive in the Portage County Business Park, Stevens Point.

YWCA Wausau will name its 2019 Women of Vision at its 27th annual recognition luncheon May 17, at the Hilton Garden Inn. Women of Vision celebrates women who help others and have a vision to make the community a better place.

(Amherst, WI) On Tuesday, May 14 over 60 local leaders, activists, young professionals and change agents gathered at the Lettie W. Jensen Center, Amherst to identify and launch projects to support Portage County Prosperity 2040, a county-wide initiative for future economic and community deve…

William Baratka, co-founder of PhillipsPlating Corp. in Phillips, will be honored May 29 by the Price County Economic Development Association (PCEDA) with its Annual Lifetime Achievement Award.

The orders were coming in and business was growing ahead of schedule.

In May 1975, the United States Congress passed the Indochina Migration and Refugee Assistance Act, eliminating barriers to the tra- ditional immigration process for refugees from the Vietnam War.

Gundersen Health System and Marshfield Clinic Health System are discussing how the two organizations might come together to collectively enhance the level of care across Wisconsin, northeast Iowa and southeastern Minnesota.

WAUSAU, Wis., May 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- PSB Holdings, Inc. (OTCQX: PSBQ), parent company of Peoples State Bank, Wausau, Wisconsin, announced that it has ranked for the tenth consecutive year in the American Banker Magazine’s “Top 200 Community Banks” list, as the 53rd top performing c…

Goals and expectations change over time, much like your Limited Liability Company (LLC). Similarly, your Operating Agreement warrants an annual review and potential amendment.

Stevens Point, Wis. — Sentry Insurance has been recognized by Forbes as one of America’s Best Midsize Employers for the third consecutive year.

WAUSAU — The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce will celebrate its 2019 Small Business Week beginning on Monday, April 22. The week begins with a program on business succession titled ‘Is Your Business Transferable?’ The event will be presented by Paul Lally, of Wipfli LLP, from 2 p.m. to 3:4…

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…

The Portage County Business Council recently recognized community leaders and businesses who have made a significant impact.There were winners in four different categories.The 2018 Ambassador of the Year award went to Sarah Agena, who was recognized for being the most active and engaged volu…

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…

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 Wisc…

The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce will host the first Greater Wausau Young Professionals Conference at the City Grill Restaurant & Event Space in Wausau on April 16. This full-day event is presented in partner- ship with the Hmong Wisconsin Chamber of Commerce.Check-in and networking…

An entrepreneur can learn a lot from a horse. One of nature’s more intuitive creatures, horses have been known to sense danger, keenly judge character, and find their own way home.It was rough rides through the first two experiences that helped Wayne and Sharon Jahnke successfully navigate t…

Gamber-Johnson, the manufacturer of mounting components and systems for technology used by fire and law enforcement as well as emergency medical services, warehouses and manufacturing, utility companies, trucking, construction, and other businesses is seeing significant growth worldwide, acc…

Gamber-Johnson, a Stevens Point-based sup- plier of mounting systems for fleet vehicles, public safety vehicles, forklifts, and other mobility applications, has been named the winner of the 31st Annual Manufacturer of the Year Award in the special category of Exceptional Customer Relations.T…

(Stevens Point, WI) On Wednesday, March 27 about 60 local leaders, activists, and change agents gathered at SentryWorld to kick-off “Prosperity 2040”, a county-wide initiative that will use strategic foresight to develop a shared plan for future economic and community development.

CoVantage Credit Union has announced that it will provide special flood assistance loans to those impacted by flood damage. “Part of the CoVantage mission is to work with members experiencing financial challenge. When natural disasters occur that impact our members’ financial well-being, we …

Aquamos Coffee Collaborative plans to open at 217 S. Main St. in downtown Waupaca this spring. It will be a marketplace where local roastes may sell their coffee. It will offer coffee, tea and food.

The printing hasn’t stopped for one small Shawano business in 160 years.Shawano Printing opened in 1859 as the Shawano County Journal. Located at 325 S. Main Street, the company now offer printing services,“flyers, full color printing, letterhead and more.Husband and wife owners Greg and Jod…

Adaptive Communities Inc. will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony at 518 South 17th Ave. in Wausau to celebrate the opening of the organization at noon on March 20. The event is open to the public.

Chris Randazzo is pleased a “Geek Culture” has exploded. “It changed my world,” said the owner of Galaxy Comics, Games and More in downtown Stevens Point near the University of WisconsinStevens Point campus.

Dollar General opened a store at 205 N. Grand Ave. in Embarrass. It also opened a store recently in Manawa and says it that stores are in the works for Waupaca and Hortonville.