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Nov 24, 2014

Crews working on Department of Justice crime lab rehab

The state Department of Justice has hired nearly 20 more workers and begun a pricey renovation of its Madison crime lab so that it will be able to handle tens of thousands of additional DNA samples when new collection requirements take effect next year.

Jul 1, 2014

Name game: Contractor concerned business will suffer due to confusion

State prosecutors have charged the owner of a Wisconsin roofing company with theft by contractor for failing to complete repairs homeowners had paid him for following a 2011 hail storm.

Aug 9, 2012

Power company to clean up polluted Ashland on-land site

Northern States Power Co.-Wisconsin could start cleaning up a 40-acre contaminated site along the Lake Superior shore in Ashland later this year, under an agreement announced Wednesday.

Sep 6, 2011

Construction co. ordered to pay to restore wetlands

A Mukwonago construction company has been fined $51,000 by the state and must restore a local wetland, according to a judgment from Attorney General J.B. Van Hollen.

Jul 8, 2011

Caterpillar completes $8.8B Bucyrus acquisition

PEORIA, Ill. (AP) — Caterpillar has completed its acquisition of Bucyrus International to expand its line of mining equipment. Caterpillar Inc. said it completed the deal Friday after getting regulatory […]

Jun 28, 2011

State settles lawsuit over Shorewood Hills project

A Shorewood Hills man has agreed to pay a $13,000 fine and restore the lakeshore behind his home on Lake Mendota under the terms of a civil environmental settlement announced […]

Jun 27, 2011

Radtke Contractors fined for Rat River bridge job

Winneconne-based Radtke Contractors Inc. must pay $18,500 for failing to remove concrete debris that had fallen in Winnebago County’s Rat River during a 2006 bridge construction project, according to the […]

Jun 23, 2011

Radtke Contractors faces state fine for lake work (UPDATE)

By Adam Wise A Winneconne contractor must pay $60,000 as part of a settlement with the state for illegal grading and construction of a seawall and riprap in Lake Butte […]

Jun 15, 2011

State workers to pay more in August

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin state workers will start paying more for their health care and pension benefits in late August. Department of Administration Secretary Mike Huebsch said Wednesday that […]

Jun 10, 2011

High court takes on barge case

By David Ziemer The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Milwaukee property owner assessed the costs of removing a sunken barge from the Menomonee River. […]

May 25, 2011

AG’s office settles well drilling suit

The state’s Attorney General’s office announced a settlement Wednesday against a drilling company for a failure to get permits on jobs dating back to 2007. Michael Hartman and his company, […]

May 20, 2011

DOJ clears Caterpillar acquisition of Bucyrus

SOUTH MILWAUKEE, Wis. (AP) — Caterpillar Inc.’s planned buyout of Bucyrus International Inc. has cleared a U.S. antitrust review. The companies said Friday that the U.S. Department of Justice has […]


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