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Mount Pleasant Police Receive Donation From Firehouse Subs

The Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation donated $21,000 to the Mount Pleasant Police Department to buy a speed monitoring trailer. The restaurant collects donations from its guests by offering leftover five-gallon buckets for a $2 donation to the Foundation. They also allow guests to “round up” their bill to the nearest dollar and donation canisters […]

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Racine County Property Transfers: Former Zahn’s Department Store Sells, Finally

The former Zahn’s Department store building, which once was supposed to be a children’s museum and has sat vacant since 1981, has now been sold to Bachan Singh for $275,000. Singh, a real estate developer who owns a number of gas stations, lives in Brookfield in a 24,000-square-foot mansion, according to stories by the Journal […]

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Former MLB Baseball Player To Open Firehouse Subs

After hanging up his catcher’s mitt last year and retiring from professional baseball for the Seattle Mariners franchise, Jason Jaramillo looked for an opportunity for the next phase of his life. He found it with Firehouse Subs. Jaramillo, who lives in Caledonia, wanted to buy into a franchise that would allow him to give back to the community […]

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Former Zahn’s Development Dead, But Developer Still Open To Ideas

Northterra Real Estate Group LLC, a development company owned by Caledonia resident Lee Jaramillo, had an accepted offer to buy 500 Monument Square, the former Zahn’s Department Store building, but the deal has fallen apart. Jaramillo wanted to put in a mixed use that included a coffee shop and an educational-based “makers’ space” that could have dovetailed with area schools’ […]

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New Mount Pleasant Strip Center Fully Leased

The new Pleasant Pointe Commons strip center on Washington Avenue is fully leased with the addition of Dickey’s Barbeque Pit. Dickey’s joins Firehouse Subs and Polished Nail Boutique, according to a story in The Journal Times. Developed by local developer Lee Jaramillo, Pleasant Pointe replaces The Oil Shop, which was demolished earlier this year. Dickey’s […]

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Developer Has Offer To Purchase Former Zahn’s Department Store Building

Northterra Real Estate Group LLC, a development company owned by Caledonia resident Lee Jaramillo, has an accepted offer to buy 500 Monument Square — the former Zahn’s Department Store building — for an undisclosed amount. The 40,000-square-foot building, which was founded by Edward Zahn in 1898 operated as Zahn’s Department store, is owned by Tri-City […]

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Video: Buildings Demolished To Make Way For Strip Mall

A gas station and car wash at 6012 Washington Avenue were demolished last week to make way for a new strip mall on the new site. Developer Lee Jaramillo plans to build a 7,000 square-foot building, which will be anchored by Firehouse Subs located at 5012 Washington Ave. Northterra Real Estate Group LLC,  Jaramillo’s development company, […]

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Mount Pleasant Approves Plan For Strip Mall, Firehouse Subs

Northterra Real Estate Group LLC received approval from the Mount Pleasant plan commission to begin site planning for a strip mall, which include a Firehouse Subs shop. The project received approval at a meeting held Wednesday. Developer Lee Jaramillo presented plans to build a 7,000 square-foot building, which will be anchored by Firehouse Subs located at […]

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Lee Jaramillo Starts Forceout Baseball Club

Continuing the tradition that baseball is indeed the center of the universe, former professional baseball player Lee Jaramillo has formed Forceout Baseball Club, a traveling baseball team. But Jararmillo’s other brothers — Frank and Jason — will also be involved with the club. Over the years, all three brothers have played on the Brewers, Mets, Mariners, […]

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Jaramillo Brothers Start Forceout Baseball Skills Camp For Kids

The Jaramillo brothers — Lee, Jason and Frank Jr. — will kick off a three-day baseball fundamentals camp in August, an extension of their love for baseball since all three have played professional baseball. Over the years, the brothers have played on the Brewers, Mets, Mariners, Astros, A’s, Phillies, Rangers and Pirates organizations. This isn’t the only […]

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