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Amid a New Study, Questions Surround the Ongoing Mining Issue in Glenwood City
[first published on WIvoices.org] A new and comprehensive study on frac sand mining was released Wednsesday featuring input from a local man.Tom Quinn is the Executive Director of the Wisconsin Far...
5/17/13 at 11:21 PM UPDATED: Glenwood City Council Considers Adopting Mining Ordinance at April 18, 2013 Meeting 4/19/13 at 2:50 PM
Glenwood City Council Considers Adopting Mining Ordinance at April 18, 2013 Meeting 4/15/13 at 1:14 PM
Lottery Scratch-offs Part 2: Stating the Obvious
Part 1 was aboutthe interesting psychology that gambling brings out in people. We also looked at those$30 scratch-offs and the mixed feelings that come with buying those things. But while people have...
9/12/12 at 10:52 AM Problem-solvers vs. Doomsdayers 6/22/12 at 11:11 AM
Legislative notebook: Dayton rejects GOP school payment plan
By Danielle Nordine and Don Davis Gov. Mark Dayton vetoed a Republican plan to take money out of the state reserve fund to repay money owed Minnesota school districts. The Democratic governor on Thu...
4/5/12 at 11:57 PM Anglers fear warm weather kills Minnesota fish 3/29/12 at 10:02 PM
Senator says environmentalists are behind mining delays 10/17/11 at 11:07 AM
EPA: No ban on lead hunting ammunition
On Friday, the Environmental Protection Agency denied a petition by five environmental groups to ban lead in hunting ammunition. Here's a link to a story on the topic....
8/30/10 at 1:45 PM
Agriculture Secretary Vilsack Announces Recovery Act Projects for Forest Road Maintenance and Associated Watershed and Ecosystem Restoration
WASHINGTON, June 2, 2009 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today projects funded by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) for roads maintenance and decommissioning and associat...
6/8/09 at 4:23 AM Upper Mississippi forest lands protected forever 6/7/09 at 10:31 AM