Concordia to open college for students with developmental disabilities

Concordia University Wisconsin, located in Mequon, will diversify its academic offerings this fall with a new college designed for students with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Wisconsin Lutheran College to build parking structure

Wisconsin Lutheran College announced Thursday that it plans to build a 5. 5 million, 360-space parking structure on its campus, which is located on the border of Milwaukee and Wauwatosa. Read entire story here. [Read story]

MADISON – Meetings begin between tribes, EPA to discuss halting northern Wisconsin mine

For the second time this year, the federal Environmental Protection Agency is being asked by Native American tribes to use its powers under the Clean Water Act to halt a mine and preserve the quality and habitat of [Read story]

Northwestern Mutual to hold groundbreaking ceremony onAug. 26 for office tower

Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Co. announced today that it will host a groundbreaking ceremony on Tuesday, Aug. 26 to celebrate the start of construction for its Northwestern Mutual Tower and Commons project at [Read story]

Wisconsin police given $28 million in surplus military gear

Wisconsin Department of Military Affairs documents show that 219 police agencies have received more than 67,000 military-grade items since 2004. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Wisconsin panel offers blueprint to fight heroin abuse, addiction

A new report from the Wisconsin Council on Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse outlines 36 recommendations to combat heroin abuse. Read entire story here. [Read story]

State home sales down in July but prices rise

The number of homes sold in Wisconsin fell 2. 4 percent in July to 7,240, but the median sales price of homes sold in the state increased 2. 4 percent to 158,700 compared to July of 2013, according to the Wisconsin [Read story]

BMO forecasts 2.6 Wisconsin GDP growth in 2015

BMO Capital Markets Economic Research has forecast 2. 6 percent GDP growth in Wisconsin in 2015, up from its estimate of 2. 1 percent GDP growth for 2014 and the actual GDP growth of 1. 7 percent in 2013. Read entire [Read story]

Morning Headlines UW plans to ask for 95 million boost in next budget

New University of Wisconsin System president Ray Cross plans to ask lawmakers for a 95 million funding increase in the next two-year budget cycle to pay for some new initiatives and continue others that he said will help [Read story]

WISCONSIN RAPIDS – Aspirus makes new plans after City Council rejects expansion

Wisconsin Rapids City Council members Tuesday failed to approve a request to annex a portion of land necessary for Aspirus' planned 30 million expansion that could bring between 50,000 and 100,000 in new annual property [Read story]

Liberal group pumps $737,000 into campaign against Scott Walker

The Greater Wisconsin Committee provides outside help on the airwaves for the first time in Democrat Mary Burke’s campaign. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Milwaukee Biz Blog Wisconsin manufacturers are bullish

More than three-fourths of the manufacturing executives responding to The Paranet Group's Mid-Year Survey are forecasting increases in sales at their companies, amplifying several other recent indicators that the [Read story]

BizTimes Media 2014 Giving Guide

BizTimes Media’s fourth annual Giving Guide offers southeastern Wisconsin’s business community an outlet to connect with area nonprofit organizations for philanthropic involvement. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Shorewest Shares: The Cost of Waiting to Purchase a Home

Whether you are a first-time home buyer or a move-up buyer, housing experts in two major areas —home prices and mortgage rates — suggest buying now rather than later. PRICES According to a recent survey of over 100 [Read story]

Featured New Listings!

Open House 02/24/2013 2-4 Mequon Rd to Vega Rd, North to Sunnyvale Rd and West to home.(approx.5 miles west of I-43 or 5 Miles East of Hwy 41/45) prev  1 of 25  next Slide Show Map & Directions More Photos [Read story]

Apartment buildings sprout on Milwaukee’s east side

By the end of October, three new upscale apartment buildings will open within a few blocks of one another on Milwaukee’s east side. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Thai Bangkok’s Bounty of Flavors – Short Orders

The attraction of Thai Bangkok (9112 W. Brown Deer Road) is its reasonably priced menu. Debit and credit card usage is limited to orders over $15, but that’s no difficulty when getting an appetizer and soup alongside an [Read story]

APT’s production of "The Seagull" flies to the front of the class

In a stunning and dashing production of the classic Anton Chekhov play, the cast and crew at American Players Theatre has captured every nuance - humor-filled and grief-laden - of this marvelous play about love [Read story]

Updated: Club Anything transitioning into The Local

Todd Novasic, the owner of Club Anything, 807 S. 5th St., is converting the gothic / industrial bar into a new concept. Read entire story here. [Read story]

Jim Gaffigan, Jake Owen and Capital Cities are among the acts announcing shows this week

Diana Krall, Matthew West and the Secret Sisters also are announcing shows this week. Read entire story here. [Read story]