By Dinesh Ramde Associated Press Magnolia — John Adams can’t see the nearly 3,000 cows on the dairy farm 2 miles from his Wisconsin home, but when the wind blows he can smell them. The stench gives him and his ...
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By Dan Emerson Dolan Media Newswires Minneapolis — The former James E. Kelley farm, a 60-acre site just southeast of the Mall of America, may be the most picturesque spot in Bloomington. Vintage rail-fencing surrounds pastures where sheep and llamas ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Oak Creek officials on Tuesday dropped plans to acquire Earl Giefer’s farm to support new development after the plan was criticized as abusing the Wisconsin eminent domain law. The city’s Common Council unanimously voted to drop the ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan Utilities and businesses are claiming the state is digging too deeply into their wallets to prevent polluted water from entering lakes and streams. The Wisconsin Natural Resources Board next month will consider two rules: one targeting phosphorus ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A dispute over what qualifies as blight is at the heart of Oak Creek’s possible use of eminent domain to take a farm and clear the way for development. “Some people may say the land should be ...Read More »
The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources on Friday approved Rosendale Dairy LLC’s request to modify its water protection permit to allow it to expand to 8,000 cows and to increase to 12,000 acres the land used to spread manure. The ...Read More »
Paul Snyder email@example.com The town of Magnolia and a farming company are taking their development dispute to the Wisconsin Court of Appeals with both sides predicting dire consequences if they lose. Agricultural development in the state will die if Larson ...Read More »