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Mount Pleasant neighbors sue over eminent domain

Seven Mount Pleasant property owners have sued the village in federal court over how it is handling property acquisitions for Foxconn Technology Group. The landowners who filed the lawsuit own property located within the footprint where Foxconn wants to build an LCD manufacturing facility. Expected to generate 10,000 construction jobs and 3,000 permanent positions, the […]

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Property owners living in wake of Foxconn told home could be condemned

Families living in the path of a proposed $10 billion Foxconn Technology Group facility have been approached by the Village of Mount Pleasant to acquire their property, and more than one family has found the process confusing and frustrating. Not only do they say they’re being see-sawed by government officials, but the Village may be […]

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Contractors in Place for Potential Eminent Domain Ahead of FoxConn

The Village of Mount Pleasant is moving forward with preparations and preliminary work for the coming Foxconn development. The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) is still negotiating the final contract between the state and the Taiwan-based technology manufacturer for the record-breaking manufacturing facility slated for Mount Pleasant. In the meantime, the village board has approved […]

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Sturtevant OK’s Blighted Property for Former Cobble Court Property

After two unanimous approval votes Wednesday, three parcels along Highway 11 were declared as blighted property, the Village of Sturtevant can now move forward with its development and redevelopment plans for the Durand Avenue corridor. The land is located in the 8400 block of Durand Avenue and was part of the defunct Cobble Court development that fell […]