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Nov 2, 2021

Judge issues injunction halting work on parts of $500M Cardinal-Hickory power line

Even as utilities were preparing to move forward with building the $500 million Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line in western Wisconsin, a federal judge handed down an injunction that will temporarily […]

Sep 4, 2020

Kamala Harris to tour IBEW training center during Labor Day visit

Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris is scheduled to make her first campaign appearance in battleground Wisconsin on Labor Day in Milwaukee, while Vice President Mike Pence was headed to western Wisconsin.

Mike Huebsch voted to approve the Cardinal-Hickory Creek transmission line
Aug 5, 2020

Opponents of utility projects allege bias by ex-regulator

A former state regulator applied to become CEO of one of Wisconsin's largest utility companies just months after voting to approve two of its projects, prompting opponents of the plans to accuse him of bias.

Jun 1, 2020

Former Democratic leader Shilling takes lobbying job

Jennifer Shilling, the former Democratic minority leader of the Wisconsin Senate, will next work as a lobbyist for Dairyland Power Cooperative, the La Crosse-based utility announced Monday.

Mar 18, 2020

Minnesota high court to take up Nemadji Trail environmental-review order

Minnesota's high court will review a lower court's ruling that ordered a new environmental review for a proposed $700 million natural-gas plant in Superior.

Jan 31, 2020

Wisconsin Regulators approve $100M solar farm southeast of Madison

Wisconsin regulators signed off Thursday on a plan calling for the construction in Jefferson County of a solar farm whose cost could exceed $100 million and that could produce energy for utility Dairyland Power Cooperative.

Jan 24, 2020

Dairyland to close coal-fired Genoa plant, lay off 80

Dairyland Power Cooperative plans to close its coal-fired station in Genoa by the end of 2021.

Jan 17, 2020

Regulators OK natural-gas plant in northern Wisconsin (UPDATE)

State regulators have approved plans for a $700 million power plant on the shores of Lake Superior despite conservationists' concerns that the facility will harm the environment.

Aug 20, 2019

Regulators OK southwestern Wisconsin power line

State regulators have approved a power line project in southwestern Wisconsin.

Mar 18, 2019

Dairyland Power announces solar energy project

Dairyland Power Cooperative has finalized a power purchase agreement with Ranger Power for the proposed 149 megawatt Badger State Solar Project.

Dec 15, 2018

Gas-plant debate moves from Minnesota to Wisconsin

Clean-energy advocates will get a second chance to block the proposed construction of a natural-gas plant in northern Wisconsin, although the odds of prevailing are not in their favor.

Oct 29, 2018

Minnesota regulators block review, approve $700M Superior energy plant

Minnesota regulators on Monday narrowly approved plans for a $700 million natural-gas plant in Superior, giving the go-ahead to a project that would provide power across state lines while blocking an independent group's call for an environmental review of the project.


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