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Weld Riley | Wisconsin Law Firm

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Just a few of the news stories you'll find in our upcoming issues:

bullet More land will likely be sold in the River Prairie development in Altoona.

bullet We should know more about a downtown Menomonie hotel coming to fruition.

bullet A downtown ice cream set to open in April will likely be asking the City of Eau Claire for help.

These stories and more news about business in Eau Claire and the surrounding area coming in future issues of The Bottom Line, West Central Wisconsin's ONLY weekly business publication.

arrow Happy Thanksgiving!!

As always there will be NO ISSUE of The Bottom Line next week on Friday, November 25th due to the Thanksgiving Holiday week.

Our next issue will be Friday, December 2, 2016.

Have a safe & Happy Thanksgiving!!

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 News Flash

Former K-Mart building in CF to be sold

The former K-Mart building in the Chippewa Falls Commons Mall, however Gordy's Market is selling the shopping center that is located at 303 E. Prairie View Road. The shopping center was purchased from...
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Marshfield submits site plan for proposed cancer care

Marshfield Clinic Health System (MCHS) has submitted to the City of Eau Claire a site plan for its new Eau Claire cancer facility, the next step in MCHS's "Caring for the Chippewa Valley" proposal to ...
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Eiden and partners to build new facility

Rock Eiden and his partners, Mark and Steven Lewis have agreed to build a 42,000-square-foot facility by August 31st of this year. The project will be located just north of the Interstate and north of Anderson Windows.

Obergs buy Orange Leaf, changing to Yoga studios

Mike and Wendy Oberg, owners of Krazy Mike's in Eau Claire, have purchased the former Orange Leaf Yogurt shop and are turning it into The Yoga Room, which will have two yoga studios in the newly-designed facility.

Ellefson Group helps sell Super 8 in Menomonie

TBL has learned that the Super 8 in Menomonie at 1622 N. Broadway in Menomonie has been sold. The previous owner was Solomons Beacon Inn Ltd., and has been sold to ADITYA Partnership Hospitality, LLC. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

HHS awards $1 million for health centers’ IT enhancements

Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell announced this week that $1,033 in funding for go to 16 health centers in Wisconsin for health information technology enhancements. This announcement includes $87 million in funding for 1,310 health centers in every U.S. state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.


The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Ever since the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created six years ago in the wake of the economic meltdown, bankers and their congressional allies have sought to undermine the federal agency. Last week, the financial industry won a round in court. But the bureau remains in business and consumers should hope it continues ... Read more.

Real Estate Loopholes

The revelation that Donald Trump lost nearly $1 billion in 1995 is reason to question whether it would be a good thing if he ran America like he ran his businesses. It is even a better reason to question the tax code that can allow billionaires to pay less than teachers, secretaries and firefighters. Breaks for the well-off are... Read more.

28th Year Anniversary

This week marks the 28th year that I have been in business. As many of you know, I purchased the newsletter from Modern Communications, the parent company of WIAL-FM and WEAQ-AM radio in Eau Claire. On Oct. 5th, 1988. Never did I think a kid from Lake Villa, IL, would end up meeting so many great people and be in business for hi... Read more.