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Yellowjacket women win third straight UMAC playoff title
Flaherty sixth at state wrestling tournament
Gregg makes her own trail: Minnesotan wins record fifth Birkie women’s title; Norwegian wins men’s title
Spartans fall to Raiders in sectional final
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Calendar says ‘spring’ but heating assistance needs still high
Demand is still high for home heating assistance in Wisconsin, even though spring has officially arrived.
March 25, 2014 - 8:55am
March 7, 2014
Simple fixes can mean big energy savings
Sometimes, a homeowner has to take on a home improvement or repair project -- like when water is pouring out of places it shouldn’t or a piece of drywall falls on someone’s head.
March 7, 2014 - 8:57am
February 25, 2014
Utilities split over permit process changes for transmission lines
Maureen McCollum Wisconsin Public Radio Utility companies in Wisconsin are split on support of a bill that could change the way the Department of Natural Resources issues permits for transmission line projects. When a utility or transmission company wants to build power lines,...
February 25, 2014 - 12:00am
February 21, 2014
Finance committee considers loan program for middle-income propane customers
As the state continues to face a propane shortage, the Legislature’s budget writing committee will consider creating a loan program to help propane consumers who don’t qualify for grants.
February 21, 2014 - 7:00am
February 19, 2014
Finance committee will consider loan program for middle-income propane customers
As the state continues to face a propane shortage, the Legislature's budget writing committee will consider creating a loan program to help propane consumers who don’t qualify for grants.
February 19, 2014 - 8:47am
February 14, 2014
Enbridge pipeline expansion delayed by wait for U.S. permit
Enbridge Inc’s plan to expand the capacity of its Canada-to-U.S. Alberta Clipper pipeline by 120,000 barrels per day have hit a snag, the company said on Friday, as getting a U.S. presidential permit for the project is taking longer than expected.
February 14, 2014 - 2:46pm
February 10, 2014
Propane customers say suppliers are backing out of contracts
A growing number of propane customers are filing formal complaints with the state claiming their suppliers are backing out of contracts.
February 10, 2014 - 9:15am
February 6, 2014
Counties getting record-setting requests for heating assistance
Counties say they're getting record numbers of calls from people seeking emergency heating assistance.
February 6, 2014 - 9:19am
January 31, 2014
Another $454 million in federal funds will fuel heating assistance across the country
he Department of Health and Human Services announced plans Thursday to make available more than $454 million in heating assistance funds across the country through LIHEAP grants, according to a press release from U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy, R-Weston.
January 31, 2014 - 1:22pm
January 28, 2014
Walker pledges more money to help with propane shortage
Gov. Scott Walker has pledged more money for low-income residents and propane dealers to help cope with a propane shortage in Wisconsin.
January 28, 2014 - 9:18am
January 22, 2014
Propane shortage sends prices soaring
A shortage of propane is leaving distributors in a lurch and sending prices soaring in Wisconsin.
January 22, 2014 - 3:08pm
January 21, 2014
Town sues Wisconsin state utility regulator after wind project gets go-ahead
Town officials in St. Croix County are suing Wisconsin's Public Service Commission after the regulator reversed itself and approved a wind turbine project last year.
January 21, 2014 - 8:56am
January 15, 2014
On Your Money: Pros and cons of space heaters
With winter here to stay for a while, many people are looking to space heaters to help warm their homes.
January 15, 2014 - 9:56am
December 30, 2013
Gas prices projected lower for 2014 with lower demand, higher domestic production
Breann Schossow, Wisconsin Public Radio As 2013 comes to an end, Wisconsin's average gas price is down from the previous year, starting what an industry analyst projects will be a moderating trend in 2014. Tom Kloza is a chief oil analyst for GasBuddy.com. He says Wisconsin...
December 30, 2013 - 8:45am
November 26, 2013
Hearing in Superior will focus on dock rebuilding
A Department of Natural Resources hearing today in Superior will focus on the impact of rehabbing a dock, but environmental groups say the risks of shipping tar sands oil ought to be discussed. Elkhorn Industries is seeking a permit to rehab 700 feet of dock wall along the Superior...
November 26, 2013 - 2:20pm