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Tag Archives: Wisconsin Department of Transportation

I-94 work sparks lawsuit

A Milwaukee resident is claiming more than $50,000 in damage to his home as a result of nearby construction on Interstate 94.

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Attorney finds his niche in public agencies

Daniel Graff was interested in working in the private sector after law school, but, as he said, it “didn’t take him up on the offer.” Instead, Graff found his way into the public side of law, working 17 years for the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources before joining the state Department of Transportation in July.

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Jury convicts Marshfield man in ID conspiracy

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A federal jury has convicted a Marshfield man of conspiring to sell fake driver’s licenses. Twenty-six-year-old Ricardo Gonzales De Arcos faces up to 45 years in prison when he’s sentenced in September. According to an indictment and prosecutors, Khue Xiong used his position at a state Department of Transportation office in Stevens Point to produce about ...

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High court agrees to take on barge case

The Wisconsin Supreme Court has agreed to hear the case of a Milwaukee property owner assessed the costs of removing a sunken barge from the Menomonee River. At issue is the doctrine of “judicial estoppel,” which provides that a party who successfully argues one position in court cannot then argue the opposite in a second court proceeding. Basil Ryan Jr. ...

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Court confirms owner must pay to have sunken barge removed

Saying the owner of a sunken barge in Milwaukee was a “textbook example of a litigant playing fast and loose with the judicial system,” an appellate court judge Tuesday upheld more than $37,000 in environmental penalties. The case stems from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation’s seizure of a riverfront property at 260 N. 12th St. The property along the Menomonee ...

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