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News in Dane County, Wisconsin
Mapping where Madison's population is youngest, oldest
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 22:56:30 -0800
Madison's median age of 30.8 is lower than Dane County and Wisconsin.
Craft beer booming in the Burbs
Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:45:00 -0800
Places where discerning beer drinkers can try a variety of craft beers are becoming more prevalent in the suburbs around Madison.
Former UW football recruit violates criminal sentence
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 13:57:14 -0800
A former top Wisconsin high school football player violated his criminal sentence, going unexcused from his work-release job and also using Twitter and Instagram without permission. Dominic Cizauskas was convicted in June by a Dane County jury of sexually assaulting a University of Wisconsin-Madison student during his official recruiting visit to campus last December. He was subsequently ...
Dane County gains jobs, but some neighbors show losses
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 10:45:00 -0800
Columbia, Sauk and Green counties all lost private-sector jobs between June 2013 and June 2014.
Dane County Board rejects grant to fight marijuana use
Fri, 19 Dec 2014 07:12:23 -0800
The Dane County Board Thursday night voted to reject federal grant money aimed at combating the use of marijuana. The $5,000 grant would have come from the Wisconsin Department of Justice Cannabis Eradication and Suppression Effort (CEASE) program. Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney said at the meeting that CEASE dollars are used for large-scale operations and not aimed at arresting individuals ...
Raedel, Alfred W.
Sat, 20 Dec 2014 13:04:50 -0800
WISCONSIN DELLS - Alfred W. Raedel, age 82, of Wisconsin Dells, went home to be with his Lord on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at his home, on County Highway J, from complications of a stroke. Alfr…
Organization takes on racial disparities in incarceration
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 14:57:14 -0800
The Wisconsin Council on Children and Families' “Race to Equity” report indicates that Wisconsin, and particularly Dane County, may have the worst racial disparities in incarceration in the nation. A Madison-based interfaith social justice organization, is working to fix that.
County: Digester operator may be in breach of contract due to pollution violations
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 16:12:41 -0800
Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials said one of Dane County's manure digesters is polluting the air, and one Dane County supervisor said this and other violations may make them in breach of contracts. The DNR notified Clear Horizons, LLC, of nearly 90 violations last week, saying there were more than 40 incidents that levels of hydrogen sulfide and formaldehyde were released into ...
Poverty on the rise for young adults in Dane County
Wed, 10 Dec 2014 05:57:46 -0800
Nearly a quarter of 18-to-34-year-olds have an income below the poverty level, up from 14.5 percent in 1980.
Winter weather makes life harder for city’s homeless
Mon, 01 Dec 2014 05:27:48 -0800
With the Wisconsin winter coming, the harsher weather and lack of public resources make life for the city’s homeless even more difficult. Heidi Wegleitner, ...