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Judge: Pipeline can operate on reservation amid reroute work

Sep. 08, 2022 10:17 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal judge will allow an oil and gas pipeline to continue to flow on a northern Wisconsin American Indian reservation while its operators work to reroute the line around the tribal land. The Bad River Band of Lake Superior Chippewa sued Enbridge in 2019...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Aug. 19, 2022 22:07 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. August 17, 2022. Editorial: Nonprofits get needed boost The federal American Rescue Plan Act has done much to help our state and communities rally from the devastating effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. When some nonprofit...

DNR investigates oil contamination in northern Wisconsin

Aug. 05, 2022 08:10 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The state Department of Natural Resources is investigating contaminated soil near the Bad River Band of Lake Superior Reservation in far northern Wisconsin. DNR officials said Enbridge Inc. reported Wednesday that a contractor had encountered soil suspected to...

Kentucky awards license for quarter horse track

Jul. 27, 2022 04:13 AM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has awarded a license for a new facility with plans to offer quarter horse racing in the state. Revolutionary Racing will build in Ashland, Kentucky and feature an American quarter horse “sprint racing” track and a...

Wisconsin lawmaker in car accident that left 2 dead

Jul. 25, 2022 17:30 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Senate Democratic Minority Leader Janet Bewley was involved in a fatal car crash Friday that left a 27-year-old mother from Pennsylvania and her 5-year-old daughter dead, police said Monday. Ashland Police Chief Bill Hagstrom told the Ashland Daily...

Gov seeks to salvage aluminum mill deal promised to Kentucky

Jul. 21, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear made a pitch Thursday to a steel company that took over plans to build an aluminum plant once promised to Kentucky, hoping to salvage a deal struck by his predecessor. Beshear said his economic development team has reached out to Steel...

Steelmaker moves ahead on effort to build plant in Southeast

Jul. 20, 2022 18:39 PM EDT

A steel producer has announced plans to build and operate an aluminum mill in the southeastern U.S., after reaching a deal with the company that so far has failed to deliver on its promise to put the plant in Kentucky — even with financial backing from the state. The announcement...