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2009-04-23 06:16:00

Adult students in University of Wisconsin Platteville extension program use webcasting to balance class and work MADISON, Wis., April 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first student from the Rock County Engineering Program will graduate next month after completing online courses recorded by Mediasite by Sonic Foundry, Inc. (Nasdaq: SOFO), the recognized market leader for rich media webcasting and knowledge management. The program was launched by UW-Rock County and UW-Platteville to educate...

2008-11-11 15:00:18

MADISON, Wis., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) has rejected a proposal by Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation , to expand its existing Nelson Dewey Generating Station in Cassville, Wisconsin, to meet the future energy needs of its customers. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) In a 3-0 oral decision, the PSCW denied WPL's Certificate of Public Convenience and...

2008-10-17 18:00:21

MADISON, Wis., Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A decision on the future of the Nelson Dewey Generating Station is just weeks away. The final phase of the regulatory process kicked off today, as Wisconsin Power and Light Company (WPL), a subsidiary of Alliant Energy Corporation , filed its initial brief in the case. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020405/LNTLOGO) The brief highlights that no generating facility in Wisconsin history has ever provided the varied benefits...

2008-10-06 00:00:25

PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Gov. Jim Doyle has approved a $373,685 project to construct a T-hangar and taxiway extension at the Platteville Municipal Airport. It releases $2,927 in state funds to extend a taxiway in the hangar area, update planning documents and upgrade runway edge lights. The city of Platteville is contributing another $15,758 and the Federal Aviation Administration is providing $355,000. The project will also include design and construction of a six-bay T- hangar. According to...

2008-10-02 00:00:17

By Paul Snyder As builders and the village of Cassville tie their economic prayers to the Nelson Dewey Generating Facility expansion, opponents say the project's cost could trump every argument. The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin might kill the project based on money before even considering environmental drawbacks or local economic merits, said Peter Taglia, staff scientist for Clean Wisconsin Inc. The environmental group is opposed to Alliant Energy's $1.2 billion to $1.4 billion...

2008-10-01 00:14:10

By CRAIG D REBER CASSVILLE, Wis. - Now the wait begins.More than 400 people attended Monday's public hearing, hosted by the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin at the Cassville Elementary School gymnasium, on Alliant Energy's application to build an electric power plant.Alliant wants to add a 300-megawatt generator - which would produce enough electricity to light 150,000 homes - at the Nelson Dewey Generating Station along the Mississippi River in western Grant County. The company said...

2008-09-27 00:00:33

By CRAIG D REBER News You can use WHAT: The Public Service Commission of Wisconsin is conducting a public hearing on the application of Wisconsin Power & Light Co., Alliant Energy, for authority to construct a coal- fired electric generation unit known as the Nelson Dewey Generating Station in Cassville. No formal action will be taken by the commission during the hearing. WHEN: 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 29. WHERE: Cassville Elementary School gymnasium, 412 Crawford St.,...

2008-09-23 00:00:27

By Paul Snyder Alliant Energy should abandon the Nelson Dewey Generating Facility expansion in Cassville for a natural gas plant more than 200 miles away, environmental groups say. Clean Wisconsin Inc. and the Citizens Utility Board say Alliant customers can save nearly $1 billion by scrapping the Nelson Dewey plans and converting a newly acquired Neenah plant to a more energy- efficient design. The Neenah project also would reduce global warming pollution, the groups say. Cassville...

2008-09-19 00:00:29

By The Associated Press PLATTEVILLE, Wis. - Southwest Health Center is launching an initiative to help those at risk of developing prediabetes - blood glucose levels that are higher than normal but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as diabetes.The hospital will host free blood glucose screenings and educational seminars. The first set of screenings will be at the following Platteville locations:3 8 to 10 a.m., Friday, Sept. 19, Livingston State Bank branch (at Wal- Mart).3 8:30 to 10...

2008-09-12 00:00:24

By Paul Snyder It will kill Cassville if the state doesn't approve an expansion of the Nelson Dewey Generating Facility, according to the village's president. "If this project doesn't happen," said Louis Okey, "it's the start of a slow death for Cassville." That fact, Okey said, remains absent from the yearlong argument between Alliant Energy and environmental groups as they debate the pros and cons of the project. He said the majority of Cassville residents support the project because it...


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