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Business Registrations 07/29/15

The following area business registrations, such as limited liability companies and corporations, were filed from May 15 to June 11.

19 hrs ago
Vets Plus celebrating 25 years

MENOMONIE — Vets Plus is holding a 25th anniversary celebration Friday at the Foxhole Bar and Banquet Center, 4710 Highway BB. Lt. Gov. Rebecca Kleefisch is scheduled…

1 day ago
Business Bytes 07/26/15

Merchants Bank tabs new leader

3 days ago
Briefcase 07/26/15

Local firm marks 20 years

3 days ago
EC metro area jobless figures increase

The jobless rate in the Eau Claire metro area climbed from 4.1 percent in May to 4.4 percent in June, according to preliminary, seasonally unadjusted data released Wednesday…

6 days ago
Ashley 'strongly disputes' OSHA allegations over two violations

ARCADIA — The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration on Tuesday announced it had issued two willful violations against furniture manufacturer Ashley…

1 week ago
Mega Co-op East's bank branch to close

An Associated Bank inside an Eau Claire supermarket is among 10 branch locations that the Green Bay-based company announced it will be closing in late fall.

1 week ago
Local program targets entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs and aspiring business owners are encouraged to attend the program “Mechanics of Starting a Small Business” from 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at Western…

1 week ago
from the wire
SuperValu may spin off division

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. — SuperValu said Tuesday it may spin off its discount grocer Save-A-Lot into a separate publicly traded company as competition in the industry…

19 hrs ago
Windows 10 to launch

Know someone required to use Microsoft Windows at work but who uses a Mac at home? Probably so.

1 day ago
Software turns smartphones into tools for medical research

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jody Kearns doesn’t like to spend time obsessing about her Parkinson’s disease. The 56-year-old dietitian from Syracuse, New York, had…

2 days ago
Apple Watch coming to Best Buy in August

MINNEAPOLIS — Best Buy said it will begin selling the Apple Watch on Aug. 7, the first national retailer outside of Apple’s own stores to sell the smartwatch. …

2 days ago
Teva drops bid for Mylan, buys Allergan’s generics unit for $40.5 billion

PITTSBURGH — Shares of Mylan plummeted 14 percent in early trading Monday as investors digested surprise news that Israel’s Teva Pharmaceutical Industries was…

2 days ago
Will driverless cars ‘eviscerate’ insurance industry?

Safer cars, including driverless ones, are likely to “eviscerate” the car insurance industry, according to one auto insurance analyst. But until that day of…

2 days ago
Orders for US durable goods jump 3.4 percent in June

WASHINGTON (AP) — Orders to U.S. factories for big-ticket manufactured goods posted a sizable gain in June, but the advance was fueled by higher demand for commercial…

2 days ago
Anthem buying rival Cigna

HARTFORD, Conn. — Cigna has agreed to be acquired by Anthem for $48.4 billion plus debt, forming the nation’s largest health insurer with more than 50 million…

4 days ago
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