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Memorial grant will allow foods work to continue

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

MILAN — Carol Ford will be able to carry on the work of her late husband and develop a local foods network in western Minnesota based on the production of winter greens in passive solar greenhouses.
Ford, of Milan, announced last week th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Memorial grant will allow foods work to continue

January 1, 2014 in Uncategorized

 

MILAN — Carol Ford will be able to carry on the work of her late husband and develop a local foods network in western Minnesota based on the production of winter greens in passive solar greenhouses.
Ford, of Milan, announced last week th…continue reading on dglobe.com

Abandoned building in Slinger loaded with toxic chemicals

September 9, 2012 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — An troubling inspection shows dozens of drums and barrels containing hazardous chemicals in an abandoned metal plating factory in Slinger. Continue Reading

SE Wisconsin water disputes intensifying

July 7, 2012 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — Waukesha says Milwaukee is making a mistake and Milwaukee points the finger back at its suburb. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett says Waukesha will cost its residents and businesses millions of dollars a year if it decides to accept a deal for water from Lake Michigan offered by Oak Creek or Racine. Continue Reading

Congress approves monies for Great Lakes clean-up projects

December 20, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Regional News — Congress has approved $300-million for a host of clean-up projects along the Great Lakes in the current fiscal year. The funding is part of a larger spending bill that passed both houses last week, and is now waiting to be signed by President Obama. Continue Reading

NRC says Prairie Island able to handle emergencies

May 19, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota News — Prairie Island nuclear plant, alongside the United States’ 103 other plants, is prepared to handle emergency situations, according to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Continue Reading

Proposal offered in legislature to shorten mine permit process

May 9, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin Legislature — Two lawmakers from southeast Wisconsin want to speed up the bureaucratic process for approving new mines throughout the Badger State. Continue Reading

Judge rules Goodhue County wind ordinance should not be applied to project

May 1, 2011 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota News — Goodhue County’s wind power ordinance should not be applied to a project proposed by Goodhue Wind, a judge said Friday in her recommendation to the Minnesota Public Utilities Commission.
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Proposed Kenyon wind farm denied permit by state

December 14, 2010 in Pierce County Herald

Minnesota News — A plan to build a wind farm near Kenyon suffered a major setback Thursday after a state commission denied a request for two more years to secure a buyer for energy generated by the project.
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Taconite mining may return to Gogebic Range

November 17, 2010 in Pierce County Herald

Wisconsin News — A mining company wants to extract iron ore from an old mountain range in far northern Wisconsin. Continue Reading