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Sewer projects compete for stimulus

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Rhinelander’s $34 million stimulus money request for sewer system projects is on the bubble. The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is giving Wisconsin $105.9 million to parse out as grants to sewer and water-treatment projects. The state’s ...

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Bill offers bidding preference to disabled vets

Dustin Block dustin.block@dailyreporter.com Preference could come at a price for disabled veterans seeking bidding advantages similar to those given to minority contractors. John Hoeft, junior vice commander for the Disabled American Veterans Department of Wisconsin, said giving disabled veterans preferential ...

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Beltline improvement plan focuses on safety

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com Safety and traffic flow improvements on Madison’s Beltline Highway between Park Street and Rimrock Road are shortsighted priorities if they do not cater to developers’ needs, according to a city official. “We welcome the state’s interest, but ...

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Minnesota builder helps Wisconsin meet minority goal

Sean Ryan sean.ryan@dailyreporter.com Wisconsin beat its minority contracting goal in 2008 for the first time because a Minnesota contractor won the $29.5 million University of Wisconsin-Stout Jarvis Hall project. The contractor, Shaw-Lundquist Associates Inc., St. Paul, Minn., won the job ...

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