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Cold weather forces street crews to use sand

Madison crews to focus on main arterials Wednesday

The Madison streets department is warning drivers that they won't be able to use salt to clean up city streets Wednesday due to falling temperatures.

Streets officials warn of slippery commute

Cold temperatures forcing Madison to use sand, not salt

Light snow and cold temperatures may result in slippery roads for Madison commuters Wednesday morning, and streets officials say the cold may limit what they can do to help drivers.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Silica sand summit planned at Winona State

Opponents of region's growing silica sand industry plan summit at Winona State University

Opponents of the region's growing silica sand mining industry are preparing to convene a "citizens summit" in Winona on Saturday.

Wis. candidates got $758K from sand, gas industry

Contributions spiked in 2012 as sand mining took off

A new report says the sand mining and natural gas industries have given Wisconsin candidates nearly $758,000 dollars since 2007, with contributions spiking last year as sand mining took off in the state.

Proposal uses environment funds for sand mining inspections

Budget committee to review sand mining plan

Wisconsin's budget-writing committee is scheduled to review provisions in Gov. Scott Walker's spending plan that would pull money from the state's environmental management fund to cover sand mining inspections.

DNR to hold hearing on sand mine air permit

Hearing to be held Tuesday in Sparta

People will get a chance to sound off on whether state environmental officials should grant an air permit to a company looking to open a sand mine in western Wisconsin.

DNR to hold hearing on sand mine air permit

Hearing to be held Tuesday in Sparta

People will get a chance to sound off on whether state environmental officials should grant an air permit to a company looking to open a sand mine in western Wisconsin.