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Eau Claire utility will pay $40M to clean Superfund site

NSP-Wisconsin, an Eau Claire-based utility, has agreed to pay about $40 million to clean up a Superfund site on Lake Superior, according to a report in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. The cleanup program was agreed to by the U.S. Department…

La Crosse Tribune: Texas prof hails Wis. hospitals as models

There are lessons for the nation to learn in Wisconsin health care. That’s what Texas professor Leonard Berry thinks. It’s why he dedicated three months last year to study three health care organizations: Gundersen Lutheran in La Crosse, Bellin Health…

TDS breaks ground on high-speed Internet project

TDS Telecommunications Corp. said today that construction is underway on its American Recovery and Reinvestment Act stimulus project, which will bring high-speed Internet service to areas of central Wisconsin. Once complete, nearly 1,400 customers in areas around Nekoosa, New Lisbon,…

La Crosse Tribune: Small farmers struggle with drought

(AP) - Chris Covelli planted 1,000 zucchini seeds on his farm in southern Wisconsin this spring. Only a quarter sprouted in the parched soil. A few weeks later, he planted 1,000 more seeds and doubled his irrigation. This time, nothing…

Sheboygan Press: South Pier casino project stalls

A proposal to build an off-reservation tribal casino in Sheboygan’s South Pier district has stalled after negotiations between the project’s developer and a northern Wisconsin Indian tribe failed to produce a development deal. City officials said Tuesday that the project…

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