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News in Dane County, Wisconsin

Wisconsin man repeats same feat of winning multiple lottery jackpots
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 21:30:53 -0800

MADISON, Wisc. — Last week, the Wisconsin Lottery announced that three SuperCash! winning tickets had been sold in Dane County. Amazingly, all three winning lottery tickets were purchased by the same person from three different stores.

Focus on Dane County: Monona eyes mid-July launch for radio station
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:45:00 -0800

After a lengthy contest to name the station and its call letters, it will be known as 98.7 WVMO-FM, "The Voice of Monona."

Former Dane County deputy pleads insanity in deaths of 2
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 07:11:30 -0800

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the killings of his wife and sister-in-law.

Chris Rickert: County exec upstages city officials with proposals to ease racial disparities
Thu, 26 Feb 2015 04:19:17 -0800

I couldn’t help but wonder if Parisi has mounted a stealth campaign for mayor of Madison, or maybe Fitchburg.

Gov. Scott Walker is not the first to try to destroy the Wisconsin Idea
Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:35:52 -0800

Gov. Scott Walker seems to genuinely enjoy antagonizing his perceived opponents, which has earned him a good deal of political currency outside of Dane County. But his move to gut the Wisconsin Idea has perplexed many. He has passed it off as a drafting error in his proposed budget, but we've since learned the cut was on his administration's docket since at least December 2014. Why would Walker ...

Former Dane County Pleads Insanity in Deaths of 2
Sat, 28 Feb 2015 06:38:48 -0800

A former Dane County sheriff's deputy has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity in the killings of his wife and sister-in-law.

Ex-deputy enters insanity plea in slayings of wife, Lake Elmo sister-in-law
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 18:55:26 -0800

MADISON, Wis. -- A former Dane County sheriff's deputy charged with fatally shooting his wife and Minnesota sister-in-law formally entered pleas Friday of not guilty by reason of mental disease or defect to first-degree intentional homicide charges.

Dane County heroin deaths more than 100 times higher than 15 years ago
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 20:08:33 -0800

As Wisconsin’s heroin epidemic took hold of Dane County, and made it one of the most problematic areas in the state, the number of overdose deaths increased dramatically. That 1,233 percent surge in heroin killing mostly young men in their teens and 20s can be seen by looking at what has happened since the turn of the millennium. Public Health Madison and Dane County numbers show Dane County ...

Dane County continues to hold lowest unemployment rate in state
Fri, 30 Jan 2015 09:07:47 -0800

With growing Madison-area employers, Dane County continues to hold the lowest unemployment rate in Wisconsin according to a report released Wednesday. According to Wisconsin’s ...

Dane County holds out on Enbridge pipeline expansion
Thu, 05 Feb 2015 04:37:30 -0800

Dane County is the only district in Wisconsin to hold out on permitting Enbridge, a corporation that builds oil pipelines, to expand a line ...