MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Assembly’s jobs committee plans to hold a hearing in Hurley next week to gather information about a possible iron mine in far northern Wisconsin. The committee plans to convene Thursday at the Hurley School District’s ...Read More »
By Todd Richmond Associated Press Madison — The idyllic Penokee Range is a hiker’s paradise, a thickly forested ridge running 20 miles from Lake Superior’s shoreline across far northwestern Wisconsin. It’s a kaleidoscope of color in autumn, a postcard perfect ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald has rejected two Democrats recommended for a new committee on Wisconsin mining regulations. Fitzgerald, a Juneau Republican, said Tuesday he is naming Democratic Sens. Bob Jauch of Poplar and Jim Holperin ...Read More »
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republicans in the state Senate have put together a committee that will consider changes to Wisconsin’s mining regulations. Sen. Neal Kedzie of Elkhorn will chair the mining panel. The other Republican members will include Sen. Dale ...Read More »
RED WING, Minn. (AP) — An official with an oil exploration company that wanted to mine a special kind of sand in southeastern Minnesota expressed disappointment Wednesday about a vote by a county board for a one-year moratorium while it ...Read More »
HURLEY, Wis. (AP) — Gogebic Taconite says its plan to mine iron ore in northern Wisconsin is on hold until state laws on mining are updated. Draft legislation on mining was written with input from Gogebic this spring, but state ...Read More »
By TODD RICHMOND Associated Press MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Republican legislators are using their new majorities to rush through aggressive reversals of environmental safeguards their predecessors championed as a continuation of the state’s outdoors heritage. ...
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