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REPLEVIN SUMMONS: Santander v. Harold H. Cushman II; Case No. 17-SC-474
TOWN OF ISABELLE: 11/20/17 Town Board Meeting
PIERCE COUNTY: 11/16/17 Highway Committee Meeting Agenda
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VILLAGE OF ELLSWORTH: 10/2/17 Board Meeting Minutes
Diane M. Schneider
Winona Edna Hendrickson
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Charlotte Ann Penfold
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April 11, 2013
Wild Side: Returning sandhill cranes herald spring
On March 27, Carol and I were cleaning up the landing area where logs harvested from our woods had been stockpiled. The ground was frozen and...
April 11, 2013 - 3:14pm
April 8, 2013
River Falls Eco Village dedicated
A crowd of about 100 turned out for the Sunday afternoon, April 7, dedication of the Eco Village in River Falls, 114 S. Apollo Road. Phase One...
April 8, 2013 - 9:20am
March 17, 2013
Work continues to clean-up Red Cedar from truck accident
MENOMONIE - Divers are said to be still working to clean up the chemicals spilled into the Red Cedar river March 5th when a tractor-trailer truck slid off snow-covered Interstate 94 in Menomonie. The driver and a passenger in the big rig were killed. That truck was carrying almost...
March 17, 2013 - 11:52am
March 1, 2013
Regional News Round-up: Two Minnesota women extradited back to Wisconsin to face murder charges
APPLETON - Two Minnesota women have been extradited to Wisconsin to face murder charges that date back to 2007. Prosecutors say 34-year-old Kandi Siveny and 38-year-old Rosie Campbell are accused in the death of Lara Plamann, who was found shot to death in a shed at Siveny's mother's...
March 1, 2013 - 1:11pm
State regulators still nix wind farm in eastern St. Croix County
MADISON - State utility regulators still say "no" to a proposed wind-energy farm in far western Wisconsin. The Public Service Commission said today it would not re-consider its rejection of a construction permit for the Highland Wind Farm in Saint Croix County. The panel voted 2-1...
March 1, 2013 - 12:45pm
February 27, 2013
Letter: She can't see any upside to introduction of sand mining to area
TO THE EDITOR: I am responding to a letter from the plant manager of Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company. I'm interested in the source of his statement the DNR and EPA have said there's no threat to public health from sand mining. If the EPA did a current study of crystalline silica...
February 27, 2013 - 1:00pm
February 24, 2013
Sen. Schmit touts study of mining concerns
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota officials would study the environmental impact of silica sand mining and provide technical assistance to local governments dealing with sand mining issues under a bill to be introduced Monday in the state Senate. The bill by Sen.
February 24, 2013 - 11:30am
February 18, 2013
Minnesota delegation members introduce legislation to fight Asian carp
ST. PAUL -- Minnesota members of Congress introduced legislation to battle Asian carp. U.S. Sens. Amy Klobuchar (DFL-Plymouth) and Al Franken (DFL-Minneapolis) and Reps. Keith Ellison (DFL-Minneapolis), Erik Paulsen (R-Eden Prairie), Tim Walz (DFL-Mankato) and Rick Nolan 9DFL-Duluth)...
February 18, 2013 - 10:36am
February 15, 2013
Western Wisconsin News Roundup: State panel denies wind farm project in Town of Forest
MADISON - A company that wants to create a wind energy farm in far western Wisconsin says it will keep trying, after the State Public Service Commission said no to its project yesterday. The panel voted 2-1 against a plan by Emerging Energies of Hubertus to set up 41 wind turbines...
February 15, 2013 - 9:38am
February 13, 2013
Letter: Shell undermines climate, guts clean energy legislation, he says
TO THE EDITOR: The Royal Dutch Shell Oil Company, the most carbon-intensive oil company in the world, will contribute more to global warming than any other oil company. Shell continues to expand investments in oil sands and oil shale using the dirtiest technologies to make it a leader...
February 13, 2013 - 2:02pm
Letter: WISC mines are committed to exceeding all regulations, manager says
TO THE EDITOR: This is in response to the Feb. 6 letter about sand mining in the Town of Oak Grove. As a good corporate citizen and good neighbor in Wisconsin for more than 15 years, the Wisconsin Industrial Sand Company appreciates the opportunity to discuss this topic by reviewing...
February 13, 2013 - 2:00pm
February 10, 2013
Hearing held on new mine in Ashland
ASHLAND - Residents in northern Wisconsin got a chance to comment on a new permitting law for mines and that's what they did. A crowd of more than 200 showed up in Ashland yesterday, a majority of them saying streamlining state laws would mean devastating environmental damage for...
February 10, 2013 - 12:30pm
February 6, 2013
Minnesota regulators want to know how military waste moved through state
DULUTH - Minnesota's environmental regulators say they're investigating the removal of 25 barrels of military waste from Lake Superior, and how they were taken away. Wisconsin's Red Cliff Indian tribe coordinated the removal of barrels dumped during the Cold War. The Duluth News...
February 6, 2013 - 1:19pm
Letter: Follow the money to find out who's pushing mining bill so hard, he says
TO THE EDITOR: A serious fight is brewing over the Wisconsin state legislature's Republican-sponsored mining bill, which would open enormous tracts of the Penokee Range between Ashland and Hurley to potentially disastrous iron ore mining. An almost identical mining bill was narrowly...
February 6, 2013 - 12:33pm
Letter: She urges people concerned about silica sand mining to attend meeting
TO THE EDITOR: The Town of Oak Grove has recently addressed the very real possibility of permitting silica sand mining within its borders. Despite informational meetings and a recent public forum, there are many local residents who seem unaware of the potential impact of this industry. I...
February 6, 2013 - 12:30pm