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Haribo plans to make 132 million pounds of gummi candies annually in WI

Published Monday, May 13, 2019

Haribo of America plans to produce 132 million pounds of gummi candies annually when the first phase of its planned Pleasant Prairie manufacturing campus is complete in the fall of 2021.

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West Allis designated as a Kiva City

Published Wednesday, May 8, 2019

As of May 1, West Allis has been designated as a Kiva City, meaning small businesses will have access to additional capital.

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Water Council selects Tech Challenge winners

Published Friday, April 26, 2019

The Water Council has announced the first-round winners of its Tech Challenge, which aims to find new freshwater technology ideas that could be commercialized. Each has received $10,000 from the program’s corporate sponsors.

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Racine wins Smart City challenge, first for a Wisconsin municipality

Published Wednesday, April 17, 2019

The city of Racine is one of five cities from the U.S. to win the Smart Cities Council's Smart Cities Readiness Challenge, a nationwide competition recognizing cities that demonstrate their commitment to becoming a smart city.

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Foxconn contracts will begin coming 'fast and furious,' construction manager says

Published Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Contracts to help build Foxconn Technology Group's planned flat-screen manufacturing complex in Mount Pleasant will be awarded in quick succession beginning this spring, a leader of the company's construction management team said Wednesday.

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Foxconn awards $34 million in contracts for utility and road work at Mt. Pleasant project site

Published Thursday, March 28, 2019

Foxconn Technology Group announced contracts totaling nearly $34 million to five Wisconsin companies for utility and road work at the site of Foxconn's planned manufacturing complex.      

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Wisconn Valley Venture Fund names manager

Published Monday, March 11, 2019

Jason Franklin has been hired to manage the Wisconn Valley Venture Fund, the $100 million startup investment vehicle launched by four major corporations last summer.

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Milwaukee wins 2020 Democratic National Convention

Published Monday, March 11, 2019

Milwaukee has won its bid for the 2020 Democratic National Convention. The convention is scheduled for July 13-16, 2020.

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