Wind farm developer pursues Brown County plans despite setback

By Scott Williams Green Bay Press Gazette A developer who wants to build a major wind farm in Brown County said Monday it would persevere despite state approval for a competing project in Columbia County. Invenergy LLC had asked the state Public Service Commission to reject the We Energies project in Columbia County or approve […]

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Downtown dreamin’: Group has big ideas to transform central Madison

By MIKE IVEY The Capital Times Three years ago, Mayor Dave Cieslewicz earmarked $70,000 for a new Downtown Master Plan aimed at bringing more jobs, visitors and year-round residents to the central city. So far, only about $17,000 has actually been spent and there’s little to show aside from a website and an office in […]

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Edgewater plan offers Madison Landmarks Commission a rare chance to flex muscle

by Kristin Czubkowski The Capital Times August 8, 2009 It’s not often that the city Landmarks Commission makes or breaks a significant development proposal. But when it comes to the Hammes Co.’s proposed $107 million Edgewater Hotel redevelopment in the city’s Mansion Hill historic district, the panel’s eventual vote on a “certificate of appropriateness” may […]

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Governor Doyle Announces Agreement with Talgo to Bring New Trains, Assembly and Maintenance Facilities to Wisconsin

MADISON – Governor Jim Doyle announced an agreement with the Spanish  train manufacturer Talgo to put two Talgo train sets into service in  Wisconsin and to establish new assembly and maintenance facilities in the  state. The rail car assembly plant will support the delivery of Talgo trains throughout the country.  

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