Attracting new businesses and industries to DeForest will certainly grab headlines. Michelle Lawrie knows that.
CENTURY 21 Affiliated honored the achievements of their Wisconsin agents with their year-ending annual State of Affiliated awards ceremony on Feb. 22, as CENTURION Team Producer Mary Schultz, from DeForest, was named the No. 4 team producer in Wisconsin and No. 1 in Dane County.
Tracy Whipple, of DeForest’s Travel On A Dream, was recently honored as a recipient of the 2018 Million Dollar Travel Advisor Sales Award by MAST Travel Network, a sales and marketing travel agency trade group based in Terrace, Illinois. The awards recognized the top travel consultants among…
Five candidates running for spots on the DeForest Village Board appeared at a candidate forum Monday night, March 25, at the DeForest Area Public Library to discuss issues facing the municipality. From left to right are: Taysheedra Noll, incumbent Abigail Lowery, incumbent Jason Kramar, Adam…
Degnan Design-Build-Remodel of DeForest received a 2019 Guildmaster Award from GuildQuality for customer service within the residential construction industry.
Tucked away off of Duraform Lane in DeForest is a company that’s helping to keep soldiers healthy for potential deployment. And it’s in the process of expanding.
Although multiple speakers from different organizations stepped up to the podium during the DeForest Windsor Area Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Chamber breakfast last week, there was one theme central in the presentations: growth.
Token Creek Veterinary Clinic has achieved the highest level of veterinary excellence following a thorough evaluation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) in January.
Greywolf Partners, Inc., a full service commercial real estate company with headquarters in Milwaukee and executive offices in Sun Prairie, closed on 5.51 acres of land and officially broke ground on Dec. 3 in the village of DeForest in the Bear Tree Farms subdivision.
As the world of gas stations and convenience stores changes and new competition crops up in the area, one local spot is revamping its space and adding more products.
A local business that has outgrown its current location will be moving into a space previously occupied by Jump Around Gymnastics after a conditional use permit was approved by the DeForest Planning and Zoning Commission last week.
If you’ve gone down East Holum Street in DeForest lately, you may have noticed a sign announcing the addition of a new business inside a 1920s home. The Poppy Seed, which officially opened Nov. 10, is a coffee and home boutique run by a local woman who always dreamt of operating her own shop.
Eight companies in Madison were recently named local winners in the 2018 Contractor of the Year (CotY) Award competition in several categories.
Heritage Credit Union has announced plans to build a 50,000+ square foot multi-story headquarters in DeForest, located at 4613 Liuna Way. Groundbreaking is scheduled to take place in 2019.
The Windsor Village Board is establishing aesthetic policies for the new commercial and residential development Windsor Crossing, and the board accepted the plan commission’s recommendation to welcome a credit union there.
A year ago yesterday, it became official. DeForest Village Board trustees applauded during their meeting as they approved a development agreement with Fleet Farm.
The expansion of Mousehouse Cheesehaus broke ground last Thursday in Windsor. The work by Bachmann Construction will more than double the size of the popular cheese shop.
Hundreds of eager youth baseball players huddled together last week on a weed-filled dusty lot that in the coming months will become their own Field of Dreams.
Industry and manufacturing has led the way on the DeForest economic development scene in 2016, but the newest outfit to offer intentions to come into the village's borders may signal a shift toward attracting visitors.
With a large white tent shading the crowd from the summer sun last week, Angela Santiago stepped up to a podium and gushed about DeForest and the future her company sees for itself in the village.
There’s an old adage that the ornaments of your house will be the guests who frequent it. When you build a home in the Rivers Turn neighborhood of Conservancy Place, it will be easy to want to show off the beauty of the area along with your home’s special features.
When Bell Laboratories opened their 300,000 square-foot shipping facility more than a year ago in DeForest's south business park, company leaders thought they were set for the foreseeable future on the space needs front.
A large crowd braved brisk conditions early last week for a ribbon cutting celebrating Renewable Energy Group’s (REG) acquisition of a biodiesel refinery located in the village’s north business park.
Whether it’s the early morning hours or later in the evening, take a stroll by the front windows of Wade Barden’s Stronghold Fitness and you’ll see a group of dedicated folks chasing goals.
Looking to address growing demand, a Canadian potato company has agreed to erect a $20 million office and production facility in DeForest that once fully operational will create more than 120 new jobs.
A lunchtime void was created for many when the Jimmy John’s in DeForest closed in early January for a massive makeover. But patrons and employees of the shop are realizing the wait was worth it.
The Village of DeForest has been accepted into the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s Connect Communities Program, an initiative that works with communities to advance downtown and urban corridor revitalization efforts.