By CLAIRE DUQUETTE The Daily Press, Ashland ASHLAND, Wis. (AP) — At the turn of the century, tourism was just beginning to flourish. There was a new leisure class who enjoyed spending time outdoors and could travel via brand-new railways ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Madison-area construction unions are lining up behind Mayor Dave Cieslewicz’s push to renovate the city’s central library. But some groups are not sold on the plan. “Unemployment’s at 20 percent in our local alone,” said Dave Boetcher, ...
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By Paul Snyder The request is different, but the opposition could remain the same when the School District of Jefferson next month asks a third time for high school construction money. “So many people are out of work and can’t ...Read More »
By Paul Snyder Frustration over a lack of city action will greet the proposed Edgewater Hotel renovation when it arrives at the Madison Plan Commission for review on Monday. “If I’m surprised about anything at this point,” said Alderman Michael ...Read More »
By Sean Ryan A Milwaukee law forcing property owners to renovate or demolish foreclosed homes is putting muscle behind a growing disgust with vacant properties. The law dovetails with such local groups as Southeastern Wisconsin Common Ground, which is an ...Read More »
Sean Ryan [email protected] Renovation of the former Pieces of Eight restaurant on Milwaukee’s lakefront could get government approval without a hearing despite arguments that such a public project needs public input. Michael Cudahy, who holds the lease (PDF) on the ...Read More »
Paul Snyder [email protected] A $500,000 offer is the best Dane County has attracted for the boarded-up Badger School. But the prospective buyer, the Madison-based Center for Resilient Cities, does not have $500,000. “It’s going to be difficult,” said Joe Sensenbrenner, ...Read More »