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State comes up dry in state park project

By James Briggs A prolonged search for water during construction of a Marinette County campground has cost Wisconsin taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Now, the state Building Commission wants a guarantee from the project’s contractor that it can successfully ...

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Walker’s request brings uncertainty to Charter Street Heating Plant

By James Briggs If Gov.-elect Scott Walker wants to radically redraw plans to convert a Madison power plant, the contractor behind the project would sure like to know what the changes entail. The Boldt Co., Appleton, is waiting for clarification ...

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UW-Platteville project lands single-prime waiver (UPDATE)

By James Briggs The state Building Commission on Wednesday acknowledged it has lacked consistency in overseeing a state contracting law. But any fix to the panel’s review process will be up to the next governor and Legislature. The commission granted ...

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UW-Madison hockey rink plans in jeopardy

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com A shortfall in private donations threatens to put a $27 million University of Wisconsin-Madison hockey project on ice. “We’re not going to move forward on this project until we have a funding source in place,” said Gary ...

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Hospital revival costs demo contractor a job

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com A late-inning rally to save Wisconsin Memorial Hospital in Madison left Champion Environmental Services Inc. with a state demolition contract but nothing to tear down. “It’s a little disappointing, sure, because it’s a nice job,” said Terry ...

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Marquette goes it alone on building project

Paul Snyder paul.snyder@dailyreporter.com With no help from the state in sight, Marquette University might be unable to meet its anticipated summer start date for construction of a $100 million engineering building. “We’re committed to continue fundraising,” said Marquette spokeswoman Mary ...

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