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Madison Gas and Electric and We Energies notified state regulators last month of plans to extend the in-service date for the 150-megawatt project, known as Badger Hollow II, until December 2022 in order to stay within the approved $195 million budget.
With nearly all local public displays canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, fireworks vendors say business is booming as people take matters into their own hands.
District Attorney Ismael Ozanne said Friday that statements from Heaven Grant and other witnesses as well as security video suggest Wisconsin’s self-defense statute likely applies in the case.
Sen. Ron Johnson said he and Sen. James Lankford instead plan to introduce a proposal to reduce paid leave time for federal employees in order to offset the costs of a proposed Juneteenth holiday.
The suspension applies to residential permit areas, 1- and 2-hour time limits in non-metered areas and street sweeping parking restrictions. All other metered and non-metered parking restrictions are in effect.
Jalyn L. Cain-Roberson, of Madison, is tentatively charged with first-degree intentional homicide in the death of 18-year-old Dembo Jammeh.
As a result of a lawsuit filed by the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa, Enbridge Energy is planning to remove a 12-mile segment of its Line 5 pipeline from the Bad River Reservation and bypass the reservation with about 42 miles of new pipe.
Covia, which owns permitted mines and plants in Columbia, Dunn, Monroe, Pierce and Waupaca counties, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, saying a restructuring plan negotiated with lenders will eliminate more than $1 billion in fixed costs.
There have been no documented cases of COVID-19 infection within Wisconsin’s $223 million mink industry, though producers say they are taking precautions to protect their herds and animal rights activists have renewed calls to ban the fur trade.