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News in Dane County, Wisconsin
State finds child abuse case mistakes, county disagrees
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 16:07:32 -0800
A state report alleges Dane County mis-handled one of the worst child abuse cases in county history. County leaders dispute the report and say they weren't required to change anything following the investigation by the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families. The report was done after abuse was reported to a 15-year-old known as "SLC" in February of 2012. A passerby found the emaciated ...
Middleton project inspires Baraboo savanna restoration
Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:45:00 -0700
With a long-term collaborative oak savanna restoration project between Jack Young Middle School and the University of Wisconsin-Baraboo/Sauk County campus on its wish list, the Baraboo Range Preservation Association will turn to the architects of a similar successful project in the Madison area for advice. Susan Gruber, habitat restoration coordinator with the Middleton-based Friends of Pheasant ...
7-year-old snowboarder has Olympic dreams
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 19:51:49 -0700
A young eastern Iowa snowboarder continues to make a name for himself on the slopes.
New Wisconsin regulations may tip balance in legal battle over radio tower in southern Dane County
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 11:36:07 -0800
It was the perfect piece of land for their dream home. Fifty acres in the town of Rutland, in rural Dane County, a few miles south of Madison. Jessica Polakowski and her husband, Nicholas, closed the deal on Sept. 7, 2010. Later that same day, Jessica recalls, the couple learned that Magnum Communications, a Tomah-based broadcast company, wanted to erect a nearly 500-foot radio tower on an ...
Dane County clerk of courts, sheriff to get raises
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 06:15:17 -0700
The County Board proposes to boost the pay for the elected positions to offset Act 10 requirements.
Public Health: Tobacco sales to minors in Dane Co. remain high
Mon, 24 Feb 2014 13:52:04 -0800
County officials report a 9 percent rate of violations in 2013 for selling tobacco to minors in Dane County. In 2013, 313 tobacco vendors in Dane County and Madison were tested by the Wisconsin WINS Program, according to a release. Out of the 313 attempts to buy tobacco, 28 vendors sold to minors. The amount of violations is a 4 percent decline from 2012, but the number is still too high ...
Dane County legislators: It's time to bring marriage equality to Wisconsin
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 10:48:25 -0800
We have introduced a constitutional amendment to repeal Wisconsin's same-sex marriage ban. This is a matter of fairness and equality.
Sheriff names man person of interest in homicide
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:20:39 -0800
Authorities have named a Janesville man as a person of interest in the shooting death of a woman in her south-central Wisconsin home.
Abigail Wuest, County Board candidate in District 28
Sun, 09 Feb 2014 15:36:00 -0800
I am running for Dane County Board because I want to protect the things I believe help create a strong, healthy community. I grew up in the beautiful rolling hills of rural Wisconsin. This exp…
Dane County addresses tobacco use by minors
Thu, 06 Mar 2014 07:55:00 -0800
While rates of youth tobacco sales have seen a slight decline in the county, preventative groups continue to fight to extinguish cigarette and tobacco ... The post Dane County addresses tobacco use by minors appeared first on The Badger Herald .