The owner of Allen Howe & Son Inc. is facing charges he embezzled more than $56,000 from employees.
Published: January 31, 2011
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Optimism fueled the prediction green construction would create 13,000 Wisconsin jobs by 2012. The reality of a national recession stalled that growth before it really got started.
By Sean Ryan Ozaukee County officials say they are almost in the clear after work on county buildings without a permit drew complaints from construction unions. The dispute is over two contracts for county administrative building facade improvements the county awarded without competitively bidding. The county awarded the projects in 2008 and 2009 without bids [...]