UPDATED: July 29, 2014 - 7:00pm
The appeals court upheld a ruling by Circuit Judge Thomas Eagon. Photo: KOMUNews (CC-BY).
A Wisconsin state appeals court has ruled in favor of proposed large scale dairy farm in Wood County.
UPDATED: July 29, 2014 - 12:00pm
Wood County Board members are considering a ban on the aerial spraying of liquid manure, a move being pushed by residents of the town of Saratoga who are also against a proposed combined animal feeding operation.
UPDATED: July 28, 2014 - 10:30am
The Bad River, pictured above, runs through northwestern Wisconsin. The proposed GTAC mine is within its watershed, a major factor behind opposition to the plan. Photo: Joshua Mayer (CC-BY-SA).
The three Democrats running for the open state Senate seat that includes the Penokee Range have different opinions on whether federal regulators should suspend mining activity. At a recent debate held at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center near Ashland, the candidates offered differing views.
UPDATED: July 23, 2014 - 7:15pm
Amherst's mill pond is a primary attraction in the village. Photo: Carolyn Tiry (CC-BY-SA).
Residents of the central Wisconsin village of Amherst face a difficult choice in the upcoming August 12 primary: replace the village dam and see their taxes go up, or drain the community’s historic mill pond.