July 31 2004 July 30 2004 July 29 2004 July 28 2004 July 27 2004 July 26 2004 July 24 2004 July 23 2004 July 22 2004 July 21 2004 July 20 2004 July 19 2004 July 16 2004 July 15 2004 July 14 2004 July 13 2004 July 12 2004 July 10 2004 July 09 2004 July 08 2004 July 07 2004 July 06 2004 July 05 2004 July 02 2004 July 01 2004 Midwest Airlines: Offers Savings on Travel August 8 Through December 17, 2004 We Energies: contributes $200,000 to Keep Wisconsin Warm Fund Chippewa County Economic Development Corporation: July Newsletter J.L. French Automotive: Castings, Inc. Extends Consent Solicitation and Reduces Minimum Tender Condition in Tender Offer for Its 11 – 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2009 Metavante: Completes NYCE Corporation Acquisition WPS Resources: Wisconsin Public Service Upgrading Gas Distribution System in Sheboygan Falls Wisconsin Technical College System: Interim President Clancy’s response to the UW System’s choice of Presidents Briggs & Stratton Corporation: Has Sold Its Assets of Briggs & Stratton Canada Inc. to Power Source Canada Ltd. Bone Care International: Announces Presentation at Robert W. Baird & Co. 2004 Small Cap Conference American Computer Software: ACS Founder Tim Schaefer Featured in Wisconsin State Journal Johnson Outdoors: Announces Third Quarter Results First Federal: Reports Regular Quarterly Dividend Third Wave: to Present at Baird Small Cap Conference Forward Wisconsin: Forward Wisconsin Developing New Web Site Dept. of Commerce: Wisconsin Development Fund Awards Aid; Technology Development and Labor Training The Spin Group, Inc.: Launches Website For Lubar & Co. J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc: J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc. Extends Consent Solicitation, Increases Tender Offer Consideration and Increases Minimum Tender Condition in Tender Offer for Its 11-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2009 Seymour’s Burger Fest: Beef Up for Burger Fest Wisconsin Energy Corporation: Wisconsin Energy Announces Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Merge eFilm: Announces Second Quarter 2004 Results Firstlogic, Inc.: Avid Selects Firstlogic’s IQ8 Integration Studio for Its Next-Generation Data Quality Platform WSI Corporation: WSI Corporation Delivers Cockpit Weather System Compatible with Garmin GNS 530/430 Total Logistics, Inc.: Total Logistics, Inc. Announces Record Earnings for Second Quarter and First Six Months of 2004 Johnson Controls: Will Open New Plant to Supply Automotive Interior Products for Hyundai in Alabama Esker: Esker DeliveryWare 3.5 Feature Pack 1 Expands Automated Information Delivery Horizons With New Image Recognition and Data Extraction Capabilities for Incoming Documents Johnson Controls: Announces Webcast of Financial Analyst Conference Presentation can Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: Winning With Exercise-Induced Asthma Stora Enso: Stora Enso Interim Review January – June 2004 Bright Consulting: Annual British Consul General Award 2004 Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Emergency Assistance for the Village of Randolph MAF Bancorp, Inc.: MAF Bancorp Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Catalyst International, Inc.: Catalyst Awarded GSA Schedule Contract Athena Technologies: Jim LeRoy and Bulldog Airshows Adds Athena Technologies as Title Sponsor at EAA AirVenture 2004 Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board: Wisconsin Takes Best of Show, 55 Awards at American Cheese Society Competition Johnson Controls, Inc.: Johnson Controls Declares Cash Dividend Trachte: Hires Product Engineer Trachte: Transition Baylake Corp.: Reports Financial Results for the Six and Three Months Ended June 30, 2004 Associated Banc-Corp: Board sets 25-cent dividend Alliant Energy: Wisconsin Power and Light Company Completes $100,000,000 Debt Offering WTCS: News Release Regarding the Selection of the New WTCS President SBC Communications: to Sell Its Interest in Illinois / Indiana Directory Partnership to R.H. Donnelley Manitowoc: to Release Second-Quarter 2004 Financial Results on August 2 ATC: Open houses offered on proposed electric projects WISBUSINESS.COM, WIN: 4th Congressional primary candidates to discuss economic growth at Aug. 9 WIN/WisBusiness.com forum Alliant Energy: Announces Second Quarter Results From Continuing Operations Increase Before Goodwill Impairment Charge Third Wave: Reports Second-Quarter 2004 Financial Results Third Wave: Announces Stock Repurchase Program American Computer Software: ACS Named Exclusive Software Blue Diamond Sponsor of Housing Credit College SourceOne Healthcare: SourceOne Healthcare Technologies and Merge eFilm Announce Strategic Distribution Agreement Midwest Air Group: Reports Second Quarter Results Digalog Systems Inc.: 24 x 4 Matrix Relay Joins PXI Switching Card Line J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc.: J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc. Extends Consent Solicitation Relating to its 11-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2009 Garmin International Inc.: Raytheon Aircraft Selects Garmin(R) G1000(TM) for 2006 Barons, Bonanzas Johnson Outdoors Inc.: Johnson Outdoors Announces Plans for Watercraft Operations Garmin International Inc.: Cessna Aircraft Goes With ‘Garmin(R) Glass’ for the Popular Skyhawk STRATTEC: STRATTEC SECURITY CORPORATION Reports Fiscal Fourth Quarter and Year End Banta: Reports Solid 2004 Second Quarter Results WPS: Wisconsin Public Service Plans Grand Rapids Drawdown Weyco Group, Inc.: Weyco Reports Record Second Quarter Earnings J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc.: J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc. Announces Second-Quarter Results Banta Corporation: Banta Corporation Announces Dividend M&I: Commences Offering of Mandatorily Convertible Trust Preferred Securities Autodesk: State and Local Governments Implement Autodesk Emergency Response Solution Merge Technologies Inc.: Merge Technologies Incorporated (dba: Merge eFilm) Invites You to Join Its 2nd Quarter Conference Call on the Web Firstlogic: Firstlogic Implementation at Saab Cars USA Named Finalist for DM Review’s 2004 World Class Solution Awards RedPrairie Corporation: RedPrairie’s 2004.2 Release Supports Customers’ Drive for Globalization, Optimization and Compliance UW System: Regent committee recommends Kevin Reilly as next University of Wisconsin System president Health Solutions Ltd™: Company Empowers Consumers Digalog Systems Inc.: 32-Channel Discrete Switch Expands PXI Card Line Cowden Associates, Inc.: Cowden Associates, Inc., Charter Member of United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Welcomes 100th Member Firm Midwest Airlines Adds Florida and Boston Service, Converts Denver Service Garmin Ltd.: Garmin(R) GNS 480(TM) to Deliver First WAAS Precision Approaches MGIC’s National Market Trends Index (MTI) Unchanged at 6.66 in Quarter Ended June 30 AstraZeneca: CRESTOR(R) Charity Challenge Ends in Three-Way Tie at PGA TOUR’s U.S. Bank Championship in Milwaukee, Winners Earn $50,000 for Aurora Health Care’s Visiting Nurse Association of Wisconsin En Novative Technologies, Inc.: En Novative Technologies Announces New In-Situ Sampling System J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc.: J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc. Extends Consent Solicitation Relating to Its 11-1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2009 UW Madison: Wisconsin forum to examine U.S. transportation programs Adelman Travel: opens West Allis office and career academy. FirstEnergy Corp. Names Richard R. Grigg Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Ladish: Reports Sales of $53.3 Million and Net Income of $2.2 Million for 2nd Quarter 2004 SBC Communications: Returns to Revenue Growth, Reports Second-Quarter Earnings of $0.35 Per Diluted Share, $0.40 Before Labor Settlement Costs The Marcus Corporation: Reports Increased Fiscal 2004 Results; Earnings Reach Six-Year High; Revenues and Operating Income up in All Three Divisions The American Center: Suds It Up Car Wash Opening in The American Center American Girl: Has the Answers for a Smart Start for School Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream: Carb Counters’ Dreams Come True Rayovac: Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corporation Announces Q3 Earnings Conference Call Webcast Abbott Laboratories: Abbott Laboratories and Deltanoid Pharmaceuticals Inc. Announce Agreement to Develop Fourth Generation Active D Therapies for Renal Disease First Federal: Reports Strong Second Quarter Duraswitch: Duraswitch PushGate Selected for Flow Meter Controls in LP Delivery Vehicles Lake Geneva Area Convention & Visitors Bureau: eBay Charity Auction Set for Tickets to Cruise with Author James Patterson in Lake Geneva, WI First Business: Trust & Investment Services Hires Cindy M. Meinholz as Trust & Investment Associate Midwest Connect: Midwest Connect Adds Milwaukee-Pittsburgh Frequency Society of Chest Pain Centers: The Wisconsin Heart Hospital Opens First Accredited Chest Pain Center in Greater Milwaukee UW Madison: Cuthbert to help lead national group for university attorneys Steinway Musical Instruments, Inc.: Steinway to Acquire G. Leblanc Merchants & Manufacturers Bancorporation, Inc.: Merchants & Manufacturers Bancorporation, Inc. 2nd Quarter Earnings Announced American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: Summer Weather Increases Symptoms for Asthma Patients Bucyrus International, Inc.: Bucyrus International, Inc. Initial Public Offering Priced at $18.00 per Share Oshkosh B’Gosh, Inc.: Reports Second Quarter 2004 Results WPS Resources Corporation: Reports Earnings for Second Quarter of 2004 UBA: United Benefit Advisors (UBA) Welcomes 100th Member Firm Midwest Air Group: Midwest Express Holdings, Inc. Second Quarter 2004 Conference Call Bank Mutual Corporation: Reports Earnings for the Second Quarter of 2004 and Six Months Ended June 30, 2004 DWD: June Local Unemployment Rates Announced WMC: Lautenschlager CO2 Suit Hurts Wisconsin Job Climate DoJ: Announces Eight States, NYC Sue Top Five U.S. Globabl Warming Polluters, Target Power Companies to Cut Carbon Dioxide Emissions Camtronics Medical Systems, Ltd.: HCA Midwest Awards Cardiovascular Image and Information Management Contract to Camtronics TEAM Coalition: Milwaukee Brewers and Partners ‘TEAM’ Up to Ensure Safety at Games and on Area Roadways Throughout the Baseball Season Lands’ End: Announces New Chief Marketing Officer Plexus: Announces Fiscal Q3 Revenue of $275 Million Marten Transport, Ltd. Announces Second Quarter Financial Results Renaissance Learning: Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend Third Wave: to Host Second-Quarter 2004 Conference Call Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company: Securing Your Jewelry While You’re Away Manpower: Reports 2nd Quarter and First Half 2004 Results Johnson Controls: Webcast Alert: Johnson Controls Announces Third Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call Webcast Johnson Controls: Third-Quarter EPS Up 15% to $1.15 Johnson Controls: Appoints Dr. Beda-Helmut Bolzenius Executive Vice President and General Manager of Europe U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission: CPSC, Simplicity Manufacturing Inc., Announce Recall to Repair Lawn Tractors and Riding Mowers Stewart Information Services Corp.: Stewart Title Co. Has Acquired Homeowners Closing Services of Janesville, Wis. Park Bank: Park Bank and Impact Seven Fulfill Wisconsin’s First New Markets Tax Credit Loan RedPrairie Corporation: Bruce Foods Leverages RedPrairie Functionality to Achieve Operational Excellence and RFID Compliance Clean Wisconsin: Highlights Great Lakes Compact Strengths & Weaknesses Organic Valley: Organic Valley to Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for New $5.9 Million Green Design Headquarters; Building Symbolizes Cooperative’s Commitment to Organic Family Farmers, Rural America UW Madison: UW alumnus endows human resources chair in business school PSC, Gov. Doyle: Governor Doyle Says Unanimous Task Force Recommendations Will Provide Balance to State’s Energy Policy Wisconsin Public Service: Beefs Up Renewable Energy Portfolio, Signs Up for 70 Megawatts of Wind Power Verizon: Verizon Customers in Wisconsin Can Now Get Unlimited Direct-Dialed Local, Regional, Domestic Long-Distance Calling — and More Alliant Energy Corporation: Announces Second Quarter 2004 Earnings Release and Conference Call Manpower Inc.: Debenture Option Election Made by Manpower Inc. Merge Technologies Incorporated: Merge Technologies Incorporated Announces Conference Call Kraft Foods Inc.: Reports Second Quarter 2004 Results Bradley Center: open to joining with WCD American Medical Security Group: American Medical Security Group Announces Second Quarter 2004 Financial Conference Call PA Pennsylvania Office of the Governor: Governor Rendell Announces Release of Historic Great Lakes Protection Draft Agreements Renaissance Learning, Inc.: Renaissance Learning(R) Announces Second Quarter Financial Results Russell Corporation: To Acquire Huffy Sports Company Johnson Controls: to Acquire Grupo IMSA Automotive Battery Business UW Whitewater: ‘Smart Growth’ Survey to Help Communities With Cost-Effective Planning WPS Resources: Electrical Outage Planned in Marinette Area Focus on Energy: Wisconsin Professionals Receive Building Operator Certification Kraft Foods: Advances Plans For Sustainable Growth; Executives Present Six-Month Progress Report At Kraft Investor Day SBC Communications: Announces Multi-Tiered Voice And Data Services Contract With Vitro, S.A. de C.V. Boeing Company: Court Grants Preliminary Approval to Boeing Settlement UWSA: Regents Announce Finalists in UW System President Search SBA: WI SBA July Newsletter Wisconsin Technology Council: Tech Council endorses drive for E-Learning cluster in northern Wisconsin Alliant Energy: Partners Celebrate Completion of Alliant Energy PowerHouse Home UW Madison: UW part of national pathogen bioinformatics center UW Madison: Office of Corporate Relations reports ‘solid progress’ in its first year Justice@Quebecor: Workers Rally at Kohl’s Headquarters Demanding the Company Adhere to Its Code of Ethics Rayovac Corporation: Webcast Alert: Rayovac Corporation Announces Q3 Earnings Conference Call Webcast MobilePro Corp.: MobilePro Corp. Closes Acquisition of Ticon.net A. O. Smith: Announces Second Quarter Earnings of $.58 Per Share OshKosh B’Gosh, Inc.: to Broadcast Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call The Marcus Corporation: to Sell Limited-Service Lodging Division to La Quinta Corporation The Marcus Corporation: Announces Conference Call Regarding Sale of Limited-Service Lodging Division Focus on Energy: Wisconsin Companies Recognized for Commitment to Energy Efficiency Gov. Doyle: Doyle, Erpenbach Call for Legislation Reinstating Strong Penalties for No Call List Violators Alliant Energy Corporation: Declares Common Stock Dividends Buell: Set to Dominate the Streetfighter Category Harley-Davidson: Offers Four New Models for 2005 Johnson Outdoors: to Release Third Quarter Results on Thursday, July 29 Northland Cranberries, Inc.: Reports Third-Quarter Results Marten Transport, Ltd.: Announces Timing of Second Quarter Earnings Release and Conference Call Bohler-Uddeholm: New Regional Manager for the Eastern United States DWD: June Unemployment Rates Announced WPS Resources: WPSC to Conduct Siren Test Berbee Information Networks Corporation: and Foresight Technology Group Join Forces NAWBO-Greater Milwaukee: Entrepreneur Group Hosts Networking Cruise Wisconsin Collaborative for Healthcare Quality: Wisconsin Business Leaders Endorse Healthcare Economic Efficiency Measure Harley-Davidson: Second Century Momentum Builds With Another Record Quarter MGIC Investment Corporation: Second Quarter Net Income of $154.5 Million Gentel Biosurfaces: Federal Funding Awards Top $900K UW-Madison: Briefing to explore manufacturing for biotech industry Gov. Doyle: Bush Trade Policy Lets Drug Companies Block Reimportation Firstlogic: Data Quality Technology Integration Achieves Certification for Use With PeopleSoft Enterprise Campus Solutions White House Press Office: Remarks by President Bush in Waukesha, Wisconsin J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc.: J.L. French Automotive Castings, Inc. Commences Consent Solicitation and Tender Offer for 11 1/2% Senior Subordinated Notes Due 2009 Rayovac: Wins Award From U.S. Defense Supply Planet Propaganda: Launches Film Division P Star Pictures to Develop Projects for Entertainment Industry Bone Care International: Cardinal Health Collaborate to Bring New Chronic Kidney Disease Treatment to Patients Midwest Airlines: Midwest Air Group Reports June Performance Johnson Controls: Webcast Alert: Johnson Controls Announces Third Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call Webcast LifeMasters Supported SelfCare, Inc.: LifeMasters Contracts with Prevea Health Plan to Provide Disease Management Services M&I Corporation: Marshall & Ilsley Corporation Announces Second Quarter Results Association of Equipment Manufacturers: Midyear Report: U.S. Farm Equipment Sales Positive, Canadian Markets Less Optimistic Food Fighting Inc.: Firefly Restaurant Introduces New Menu Asian Influenced Cooking Marcus Corp: The Marcus Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter Conference Call The Reader’s Digest Association, Inc.: Barbara Newton Named President of Reiman Publications El Paso Corporation: El Paso Corporation’s EastLeg Expansion Project Receives FERC Approval A. O. Smith Corporation: A. O. Smith Increases Quarterly Dividend; Announces Judgment in Dip Tube Trial ConjuGon, Inc.: NSF Awards ConjuGon $500K SBIR Phase II Grant Atronic Americas, LLC: Atronic Celebrates First Wisconsin Magic Winner Alliant Energy Announces Its Intention to Divest Additional Non-Regulated Businesses; Will Record Non-Cash Charge in Second Quarter RedPrairie: Foreway Gains Competitive Advantage with RedPrairie Solutions Good Humor-Breyers Ice Cream: Good Humor-Breyers First to Launch Frozen Yogurt for Use as Part of a Low-Carb Diet Next Generation Media Corp.: Next Generation Media Opens Two New Franchises in Wisconsin and Delaware Dept. of Commerce: Seminar Discusses Business Opportunities in Vietnam Schneider National: Receives Georgia-Pacific Dedicated Carrier of the Year Award Catalyst: Helps Intermec Boost Warehouse Productivity Through Implementation of SAP WM(R) and SAPConsole(R) Appleton: Seifert and Carter Elected to Appleton Board of Directors Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort: Sensenbrenner Misleads Wisconsin Voters on Assault Weapons Ban, According to Wisconsin Anti-Violence Effort WPS Resources: Automated Meter Reading Project at Mid-Point in Oshkosh DWD: Disaster Unemployment Application Deadline Approaches Atlantic Power, Inc.; Central Power Systems: Atlantic Power, Inc. and Central Power Systems Agree to Purchase Three Rivers Distribution Business Midwest Airlines: Travel+Leisure Names Midwest Airlines ‘Best Domestic Airline’ – Sixth Time in Nine Years Roundy’s, Inc.: Recalling Trail Mix Bars Midwest Airlines: Low Fares Available for a Limited Time; Great Service Available Every Time. Midwest Airlines Offers Savings on Travel July 18 Through December 17, 2004. Reinhart: Announces Next Management Generation Kocs, Wesson & Associates: Launches New Logo and Website Bohler-Uddeholm Corporation: New President at Bohler-Uddeholm Corporation Bone Care International: to Announce Fourth Quarter Financial Results on August 2, 2004 Stora Enso: Appointments in Stora Enso Paper and Financial Services ShopKo: Reports June Retail Sales CPSC: Announces Recall of Metal Toy Jewelry Sold in Vending Machines QUALCOMM Incorporated; Snap-on Incorporated: QUALCOMM and Snap-on Diagnostics Announce Strategic Relationship Mitchell Humphrey: Mitchell Humphrey Designs Custom Invoicing System for The Blood Center of Southeastern Wisconsin Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Business Project in Juneau County Great Lakes Media Technology: Develops Marketing Solution WPS Resources: WPS Resources Corporation Increases Dividend on Common Stock DWD: Governor Obtains Disaster Unemployment Assistance for Thirty-seven Additional Wisconsin Counties Miller Brewing Company: Lenny Kravitz, Velvet Revolver, The Doors of the 21st Century, The Darkness and James Brown Sign on for Miller’s ‘Rock Through Time’ Event in NYC Manpower Inc.: to Announce 2nd Quarter 2004 Earnings Results on July 20 Weyco Group, Inc.: Weyco Group Engages Investor Relations Firm Kraft Foods Inc.: To Host Webcast of 2004 Second-Quarter Results; July 19, 2004 Gov. Doyle: Governor Announces $18 Million in Assistance to Help Three Wisconsin Manufacturers Expand Lifeworks Coaching: Fighting for Marriage Fidelity: Save Your Marriage Central Announces Drive to Proclaim September 15 Marriage Fidelity Day Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Infrastructure Project For Spring Valley Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle to Lead Business Delegation to Japan Schneider National Inc.: Schneider National Earns Top Truckload Carrier Award From NYK Logistics Air Wisconsin: Reports June Traffic Escalon(R) Medical Corp.: Is Ranked 20th on Fortune Small Business Magazine’s List of Fastest Growing Small Companies WPS Resources Corporation: Announces Second Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call Tufco Technologies, Inc.: Wins Flexographic Printing Awards Gov. Doyle: Governor Announces $1 Million Transportation Economic Assistance Grant for Wausau Pentair, Inc.: Pentair Receives Regulatory Approval Required to Complete Acquisition of WICOR Wisconsin Energy Corporation: C Review of WICOR Sale Complete, Wisconsin Energy Announces Assurant Health; State Farm: State Farm, Assurant Health Renew National Distribution Alliance Baymont Inns & Suites: Single Mother of Two Wins Baymont Inns & Suites’ Grand Prize American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: Dog and Cat Allergen Present in 100% of U.S. Homes, From Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology MGIC Investment Corporation: to Hold Conference Call on Second Quarter Results Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announce Development Project in Wauzeka Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Business Employees Skills Training Award Tufco Technologies, Inc.: Adds New Sales Manager Metavante Corporation: Metavante Completes AFS Acquisition American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: College Survival Tips for Allergies and Asthma Allina Hospitals & Clinics: Allina Hospitals & Clinics Go Tobacco Free First Business Financial Services, Inc.: Hires Jon T. Mueller, CPA, as Senior Financial Accountant and Officer Dept. of Commerce: To Hold Hayward Listening Session on Act 255 Dept. of Commerce: Gov. Doyle Announces Milk Volume Production Loan Orion Energy Systems: Orion Receives 2004 Wisconsin Partners for Clean Air Award Gov. Doyle: Task Force on Educational Excellence Makes 40 Recommendations to Governor Doyle WPS Resources: UPPCO Purchases Sawyer Electric System WPS Energy Services: Completes Acquisition of Advantage Energy, Inc. MMAC: May economic trends report for the Milwaukee area Gov. Doyle: Wisconsin Leads Midwest in Job Growth, Again WPS Resources: WPS Energy Services Completes Acquisition of Advantage Energy, Inc Gov. Doyle: Governor Doyle Applauds Supreme Court Lemon Law Decision Air Wisconsin Airlines: Corporation Announces Leadership Restructuring U.S. Department of Transportation: Growing Economy Contributes to 12 Percent Boost in St. Lawrence Seaway Traffic Upper Peninsula Power Company: UPPCO Purchases Sawyer Electric System WPS Energy Services: Completes Acquisition of Advantage Energy, Inc.