Outdoor retailer Cabela’s will open on a store on property owned by the Green Bay Packers.
Gov. Scott Walker says he plans to sign a divisive bill that would help developers win wetland construction permits.
A Waukesha County contractor has been ordered to pay $7,500 in forfeitures, assessments, costs and fees for illegally filling wetlands as well as removing material from the banks of a pond without any permits from the Department of Natural Resources, according to a news release from the Attorney General’s office.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has signed a bill designed to help lure a Bass Pro Shop to a site near Lambeau Field. Walker said the bill creates the opportunity for jobs in Green Bay while balancing environmental concerns. The bill would allow Neenah-based car dealer John Bergstrom to fill in about [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill designed to help lure Bass Pro Shop to a site near Lambeau Field. The bill passed 20-11 Wednesday and backed by Gov. Scott Walker would exempt filling a wetland from the normal permitting process. A spokesman for Bass said last week that the [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin state Senate has passed a bill that would reorganize the state Commerce Department into a public-private hybrid. Gov. Scott Walker has argued for changing the makeup of the department to place the regulatory functions of the agency elsewhere and leave the new corporation created free to focus exclusively on [...]
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A Republican-controlled Assembly committee has approved a bill that would allow a car dealer to avoid a permit to build on a wetland near Lambeau Field. Car dealer John Bergstrom wants to build a retail development on about an acre-and-a-half of wetlands between U.S. Highway 41 and the stadium. State environmental [...]
By Sean Ryan Environmental protection and traffic flow could emerge as conflicting priorities with a wetland in the way of a Waukesha bypass. The state and Waukesha County are in the early stages of planning a bypass that would link Interstate 94 and Highway 59 on the west end of the city of Waukesha. A [...]