Tony Earl, a Democrat who served one term as Wisconsin's governor in the 1980s and later bemoaned the increasing partisanship in politics, has died. He was 86.Read More »
Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley highlights affordable housing in county address
On Tuesday, Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley unveiled new plans for a state-funded forensics lab project.
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DNR board member wants more money to maintain public land
The state Department of Natural Resources needs to spend more money to protect wildlife and maintain facilities on public land, a conservative-leaning member of the agency's policy board said Wednesday.
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Tech, mental health, pandemic rules highlight safety panel talk (VIDEO)
Panelists discussed the latest in safety for coronavirus, mental health and changing technology.
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Mental health taking on added importance for contractors
Mental health quickly becomes part of contractors' safety standards to quell rising suicide rates.
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Excavation, falls, renovations highlighted in latest OSHA safety updates
OSHA will focus inspections on excavation, falling hazards and ladder safety in 2023.
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Wauwatosa tower development worth $50 million halted, developer opts for car wash instead
Drew Tower's developer, John Vassallo, scrapped the project due to rising interest rates after two years of pushback from residents.
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Wisconsin braces for a blizzard
A monster winter storm took aim at the Upper Midwest on Tuesday, threatening to bring blizzard conditions, bitterly cold temperatures and 2 feet of snow in a three-day onslaught that could affect more than 40 million Americans.
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Milwaukee will spend $30M to help Northwestern Mutual reconstruct its downtown headquarters
The Milwaukee Redevelopment Authority voted to approve $30 million to finance Northwestern Mutual's North Office project in a tax incremental district agreement.
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TOP BIDDERS: The biggest recent winning bids around the state
1. AMOUNT: $7,570,829 AWARDED TO: Super Western, Inc., Menomonee Falls PROJECT: City of Waukesha, Delafield Street and Lemira Avenue Utility and Street Improvements 2. AMOUNT: $5,678,000 AWARDED TO: PTS Contractors, Inc., Green Bay PROJECT: City of Oshkosh, Arthur Avenue, Tyler ...
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