Vinehout Submits 5 Frac Sand Mining Bills
Some Wisconsin property owners are often unaware of mine prospecting near
That's A Ton Of Cheese Dude
CASHTON, Wis. (AP) An Illinois man accused of stealing 21 tons of Wisconsin cheese has been arrested in New Jersey. New Jersey authorities say the 34-year-old man from Plainfield, Ill., was arrested Tuesday afternoon.
Rustic Mill Tavern Owner Charged
Big trouble for a tavern owner in Black River Falls. Brian Adkins was charged
Winona Ponders Plan To Test For Frac Sand Pollution
Is Winona jumping the gun on trying to keep the frac sand industry in line?
Just two weeks after a sand mining moratorium expired in Winona, the city planning commission is talking about doing its own monitoring of air quality at mining sites. Assistant city planner Carlos Espinosa says a special study group may have to decide whether monitoring should be done by the state, instead of the city. The Winona City Council may have the final decision on that proposal. Espinosa tells us that Chippewa Falls already has a monitoring system in place, which has shown little air pollution because of sand mining.