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A Casual Joes employee prepares the food as hungry customers look on.

Keeping it Casual Joe’s

Scout Springgate, Managing Editor September 16, 2019

Casual Joe’s, a popular barbecue shop downtown, changed ownership over the summer months. Brett Buchanan and Mike Hudec purchased the restaurant in late July from the former owner, Tyler Sailbery, and...

photo by Grace Holler / Photo Editor

The Beauty of small businesses

Jeffrey Wardon, Jr., Biz & Tech Editor November 12, 2018

The holiday season is about to kick into high gear, and local businesses are getting ready for Small Business Saturday on Nov. 24. Small Business Saturday is a shopping holiday that urges people to support...

This graphic shows how some local businesses were impacted by several events over this past weekend, including Spring Splash, State Solo & Ensemble and several sporting events.

Multiple events cultivate stronger sales

Brad Allen, Biz & Tech Editor May 3, 2017

Rainy weather and every student residence being on lockdown did not deter an economic boost for some local businesses. This wasn’t the first time, either. In the March 8 edition of The Royal Purple,...

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

Economic impact of UW-W in the millions

February 23, 2016

By Kimberly Wethal Feb. 24, 2016 Professor of economics Russ Kashian said his name might be in a slightly bigger, bolder font on a new study finding UW-Whitewater’s local financial impact, but...

Beekeeping sets community abuzz

February 16, 2016

By Emily Lepkowski Feb. 17, 2016 Walworth County Beekeepers Club President Doug Grall advocated for urban beekeeping with a  personal story. His 11-year-old son continuously asks him why bees aren’t...

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