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UPDATE: Iowa woman dies of injuries suffered in Hwy. 63 head-on
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Federal judge tosses out wolf hunting season
State report on Durand illnesses released
WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Wisconsinites sickened from eating pre-packaged caramel apples
Erickson Oil acquired by CrossAmerica Partners
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PIERCE COUNTY PREP SCOREBOARD - Dec. 19, 2014
MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUND-UP: Gopher men's basketball team romps over Seattle
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: UW-Whitewater wins another Division III title
Ellsworth boys' basketball team snags first win
WISCONSIN SPORTS ROUND-UP: Packers' Bulaga questionable for Sunday's game
Lobergs win Ugly Sweater contest
Animal sleepover at Prescott Library
Holiday recital Friday in Prescott at UCC
It's a good fit, says pastor
Rommel recognized for 25 years of service to Shrine
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PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Rezone
TOWN OF OAK GROVE: Prescott Fire & EMS Association - Position Open
TOWN OF EL PASO: Ordinance 2014-01 - Implements of Husbandry
PIERCE COUNTY LAND MGT: 1/7/15 Hearing - WISC Permit
TOWN OF EL PASO: 1/24/15 Town Caucus
Gregg E. Martin, 64
Helen Grace Bengtson, 90
Neil C. Jones, 74
LaVaughn (Connie) Gotzman, 88
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December 29, 2009
PCHA seeks photos of area windmills
Which came first? Carrying water from a spring, digging a hole in the ground and lowering a bucket into the hole, or drilling a well? Pumping water with a pump came after hand dug wells were used, according to information from the Pierce County Historical Association (PCHA). Sometimes,...
December 29, 2009 - 1:02pm
September 17, 2009
Assembly votes to create standards for siting high-tech windmills
The Wisconsin Assembly has approved a bill that orders statewide standards for locating high-tech windmills. The vote Wednesday was 65-31 in favor, after the Senate had passed it Tuesday. The bill now goes to Gov. Jim Doyle, whose office says he supports it. The Public Service...
September 17, 2009 - 9:00am
September 14, 2009
Senate vote expected Tuesday on statewide standards for windmill placement
The Wisconsin Senate is expected to vote Tuesday on a bill to create statewide standards for the placement of high-tech windmills. A similar measure is pending in the Assembly. Sponsors say it's needed because local governments have restricted the wind farms so much, it's hurting...
September 14, 2009 - 9:00am
July 16, 2009
Democrat says statewide rules for approving high-tech windmills are progressing
A state Democrat says a new court ruling makes it more likely that the Legislature will pass uniform statewide rules for approving high-tech windmills. Wednesday, the Second District Appeals Court threw out Calumet County's ordinance that set height and noise limits for wind turbines...
July 16, 2009 - 9:00am
June 8, 2009
Wisconsin's wind power increasing; up to 5 percent
Wisconsin is producing eight times as much electricity from high-tech windmills as it did a year ago. But wind power still represents only about 5 percent of the state's total electric supply, far short of the 25 percent Gov. Jim Doyle's task force on global warming has recommended...
June 8, 2009 - 9:04am
April 24, 2008
Developers interested in Lake Michigan wind farms
Three developers are interested in putting high-tech windmills in Lake Michigan off the Wisconsin shore. The idea is to convert the stronger winds from the Great Lakes into electricity.
April 24, 2008 - 12:00am
March 13, 2008
Effort to deny local control on wind farms dies
Local governments will not lose their power to set limits on where high-tech windmills can go. A last-minute push to let the State Public Service Commission set those rules and ban communities from doing anything stricter is dead for this year. The bill was sent to a scheduling...
March 13, 2008 - 12:00am