Wisconsin Business

AT&T Expands Innovative High-Speed Internet to Additional Rural and Underserved Communities in Florida

14 12 2017

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 14, 2017 -- AT&T* expanded Fixed Wireless Internet1 to homes and small businesses in rural and underserved locations across 15 new counties. This follows the launch of Fixed Wireless Internet in parts of Florida in June. Residents and businesses can sign-up for service today in parts of - Alachua, Bay, Citrus, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hernando, Jackson, Levy, Marion, Putnam, St. Lucie, Taylor, Volusia and Washington counties. Communities across these counties eligible for the service include Hawthorne, Archer, Gainesville, Newberry, Fountain, Youngstown, Panama City, Ebro, Crystal River, Inglis, Citrus Springs, Dunnellon, Lake City, Fort White, Old Town, Steinhatchee, Cross City, Bell, Trenton, Fanning Springs, Newberry, Brooksville, Weeki-Wachee, Holmes, Graceville, Bonifay, Campbellton, Graceville, Cottondale, Fountain, Chipley, Chiefland, Bronson, Inglis, Trenton, Williston, Cedar Key, Morriston, Dunnellon, Otter Creek, Newberry, Dunnellon, Ocala,...

DoubleTree by Hilton Closes Out Milestone Year with 30+ New Hotels, 510 Hotels Worldwide

14 12 2017

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Pre-Market Technical Scan on Insurance Equities -- Aspen Insurance, W.R. Berkley, MGIC Investment, and Berkshire Hathaway

14 12 2017

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Evinrude Achieves Wisconsin Green Masters Level Status

14 12 2017

Evinrude serves as a great example of how a large company can incorporate a sustainability strategy to better itself, the community, and the environment. STURTEVANT, Wis. December 14, 2017 For the first time, Evinrude, has received recognition as a Green Master in the Wisconsin Green Masters Program. The Green Masters Program recognizes and assesses Wisconsin businesses on their sustainability performance in a variety of sustainability categories. Founded in 1909, the pioneering spirit of Evinrude is homegrown in Wisconsin and has helped Evinrude remain an industry leader in outboard technology. For over 100 years, Evinrude has focused solely on outboards to give boaters an engine that will help preserve a clean environment. Evinrude’s direct injection engine is cleaner and more efficient than any other outboard with every drop of oil in their E-TEC fuel mix going into combustion, not the air or water. “Evinrude is committed to preserving the environment for future generations...

Mary Weinkauf Honored by Marquis Who's Who for Professional Excellence in Religious Studies

14 12 2017

    WOODRUFF, WI, December 14, 2017 -- Mary Weinkauf has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Weinkauf's career began as a student at Wisconsin State University, where she graduated with a BA in 1961. Dr. Weinkauf continued her studies at the University of Tennessee, receiving a MA in 1962 and a PhD in 1966. Following her graduation, Dr. Weinkauf became an assistant professor of English at Adrian College. In 1969, she moved to Dakota Wesleyan University, where she worked as a professor and the head of the English department. Dr. Weinkauf remained in this position until 1989 when she became a part-time instructor at Columbia College. In 1993, Dr. Weinkauf graduated from the Lutheran...

Mary Louise Stanley Weinkauf, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

14 12 2017

    WOODRUFF, WI, December 14, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Mary Louise Stanley Weinkauf, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Rev. Dr. Stanley Weinkauf celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Highly educated, Rev. Dr. Weinkauf shared her enthusiasm with students and parishioners alike as both a teacher and a clergywoman for decades. Fully retired since 2013, she previously spent 30 years in academia before becoming...

Akhouri Achyutanand Sinha, PhD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

14 12 2017

    MINNEAPOLIS, MN, December 14, 2017 -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Akhouri Achyutanand Sinha, PhD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Sinha celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.Dr. Sinha is currently studying the characteristics of prostate cancer stem cells and aggressiveness of prostate cancer, in addition to proliferation and cell death. He is employed at the University of Minnesota's college of biological...

Dr. Angela Cotey, Dentist in Mount Horeb, WI, Hosts Successful Wisconsin Dental Study Club Event

13 12 2017

Dr. Angela Cotey, Dentist in Mount Horeb, WI, Hosts Wisconsin Dental Study Club MOUNT HOREB, Wis. December 13, 2017 Dr. Angela Cotey, experienced dentist in Mount Horeb, WI, recently held the Wisconsin Dental Study Club (WDSC) at Grand Geneva Resort in Lake Geneva, WI, December 7-8, 2017. Acting president of the study club and a lecturer on relevant dentistry topics, Dr. Cotey was pleased to welcome Sheri Kay from SKY Dental Practice Coaching as guest speaker for the event. Sheri Kay is the owner and chief consultant of SKY Dental Practice Coaching, a published author and gifted speaker, and one of Dental Products Report magazine’s 2011 Top 25 Women in Dentistry. During the two-day seminar, Sheri spoke to dental professionals about how to create successful and profitable dental practices through intention and focus. The course covered everything from practicing positivity and hospitality skills to customer service and marketing best practices. A passionate and energetic speaker,...

Walgreens Flu Index™ for Week Ending December 9, 2017

13 12 2017

DEERFIELD, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Walgreens Flu Index™ is a weekly report developed to provide state- and market-specific information regarding flu activity, and ranks those states and markets experiencing the highest incidences of influenza across the country. The Flu Index provides valuable insight by showing which cities or metropolitan areas are experiencing the most incidences of influenza each week based on Index methodology. The data does not measure actual levels or severity of flu activity. With the ability to generate hyper-local data across most U.S. markets, the Flu Index is an online, interactive resource allowing anyone to search and find information regarding the most current state of influenza in their community. To view this week’s Walgreens Flu Index, maps and other online features, including the ability to search by market name or state, click here. Top 10 DMAs* with Flu ActivityWeek Ending 12/9/2017 1. Harlingen-Weslaco-Brownsville-McAllen, Texas2. Beaumont-Port...

Heartland Financial USA, Inc. Declares Special Cash Dividend

13 12 2017

DUBUQUE, Iowa, Dec. 13, 2017 -- Heartland Financial USA, Inc. (NASDAQ:HTLF), announced that its board of directors declared a special cash dividend of $0.07 per share on the company's common stock at its meeting Tuesday. The special dividend is payable on December 29, 2017, to stockholders of record at the close of business on December 22, 2017. Together with the four regular cash dividends paid in 2016, the special dividend brings the total dividends paid this year to $0.51 per common share.“It is rewarding to recognize outstanding performance through dividend payments to our stockholders,” said Lynn B. Fuller, Heartland’s chairman and chief executive officer. “2017 was a successful financial year and can be attributed to solid net interest margin, closure and smooth conversion of Citywide Banks, our largest merger to date, and continued focus on achieving operating efficiencies and organic growth.”Heartland has paid a dividend in every quarter since the company’s inception...

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