Dane County and the Madison Area Municipal Stormwater Partnership (MAMSWaP) are now accepting plant orders for their annual Plant Dane Native Plant Program. The Plant Dane Program provides native plants to schools, non-profit organizations, municipalities and residents in Dane County.
Dane County has financially recovered from the Great Recession and built up its reserves as a future precaution, the county’s controller and chief financial officer told an assembled group on Oct. 3.
A Deerfield man charged with murder in an August bar fight in Deerfield made a preliminary appearance Thursday in Dane County Circuit Court.
An e-ballot survey shows there’s not much support for Dane County supervisors’ efforts to rename the City-County Building after former President Barack Obama.
Redistricting, healthcare, roads, the recent dairy farmer crisis, and the economy were people’s top concerns for Sen. Majority Leader Scott Fitzgerald and Rep. John Jagler last week.
Victims of domestic abuse, child abuse, sexual violence and stalking now can enroll in a program that provides a confidential address to keep them safe.
Standing at a podium during a press conference Friday, Janesville Police Chief David Moore said he represented a community grateful that an armed and dangerous fugitive had been taken into custody. Joseph A. Jakubowski, 32, of Janesville, was found by a landowner in a remote area in Vernon C…
“There are a lot of plugs for mountain biking,” Chris James, project leader and landscape architect for the Dane County Parks said during the second public meeting to kick off the planning process to update Dane County’s Parks and Open Space Plan.
The sight of sandhill cranes nesting in the prairie grass near the Waunakee Village Center often delights visitors, but when the bird’s wild instincts came out, the feathers started to fly.
Maps just released by the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) detail how proposed plans to relieve traffic congestion on I-39/90/94 could affect property owners, businesses and communities.
The Center for Search & Investigations for Missing Children is looking for public assistance in locating KENDALL HUMPHRIES, a 16- year-old female, who was reported missing two weeks ago. Humphries was last seen on Tuesday November 1, 2016 at Lake Mills.
While the world anxiously awaited the results of the presidential election, local voters also had their eyes on the results of the referendum questions for the School District of Cambridge and the Deerfield Community School District.
After a two-year delay, the new $26 million DaneCom emergency service network went live last week with coverage problems from the original 2014 launch reportedly solved.
Participation improved for the second year of online statewide testing in grades three through eight with the first administration of the Wisconsin Forward Exam, which replaced the 2014-15 Badger Exam developed through the SMARTER multi-state assessment consortium.
In order to comply with FSA program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Jefferson County FSA office to file an accurate crop certification report by the applicable deadline for the 2017 Crop Year.
Bicyclists and others using the Glacial Drumlin Trail will soon be able to travel to Madison without having to use Highway BB or other roadways. “Soon,” in this case, is three or four years away, but considering the plans have been in the works for 20 years, waiting until 2020 seems reasonable.
Frustrations came to a head last week as local government leaders shared woes of crumbling roads and delayed highway projects, and urged state lawmakers to find sustainable funding for fixing and building Wisconsin roads.
A Dane County judge has sided in favor of Enbridge Energy Company, taking a $25 million spill clean-up insurance requirement out of pipeline permit and prohibiting Dane County zoning from reconsidering it.
Maria Dorn, 17, was proud to participate in one of the first Madison National Eating Disorders Association Walk last September. Her parents Michael and Alita Dorn of Janesville and her younger sister also were there by her side.
A $4.4 million “Band-Aid” to fix life and safety hazards at Dane County’s oldest jail was given preliminary approval last week by a county committee, but many view it as an interim fix until officials completely shut down the facility.
The Humane Society of Jefferson County, in collaboration with behavioral trainer Alli Jerger of the Lake Mills Veterinary Clinic, is offering a free session on Rally-O on Sept. 24.
The Jefferson County Board of Supervisors on Sept. 13 unanimously approved a resolution supporting and authorizing Jefferson County to host 2019 Farm Technology Days.
The first day of school is just around the corner, and the Dane County Sheriff’s Office wants to remind motorists to exercise a heightened awareness in the early morning hours and after school when children are present.
Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office will join hundreds of other law enforcement agencies throughout Wisconsin to combat drunken driving during the annual “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” national campaign from Aug. 19 to Sept. 5.
At Monday night’s Deerfield Village Board meeting, board member Fred Fry, also of the Deerfield Public Library Board, took a moment to remind those in attendance and watching at home on WDEE Cable that Sept. is national library card sign-up month.
The Humane Society of Jefferson County and Pick ‘n Save of Fort Atkinson will be celebrating National Dog Day on Friday, August 26. Humane Society volunteers will be on hand at Pick ‘n Save from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., grilling brats and hot dogs and collecting donations for the shelter ani…
While reading pediatrician-turned-author Peter Karofsky’s new book, And the Oaks Heard Them All, locals may notice that the fictional village of Oakbrook, the book’s setting, doesn’t seem all that fictional.
With the recent news of Zika virus cases in Florida, all residents are reminded to stay up to date on travel advisories from the CDC and to take measures to prevent mosquito bites if you are traveling.
Jefferson County elder benefit specialists invite area residents to attend a free Medicare seminar featuring Steven Shapiro, Medigap insurance specialist for the State of Wisconsin Board on Aging and Long Term Care.
The Wisconsin Election Commission is taking steps to comply with a federal judge’s order to allow voters unable to obtain a photo ID the option of signing an affidavit instead.
The State Bar of Wisconsin, Greater Wisconsin Agency on Aging Resources (GWAAR), Elder Law and Advocacy Center, and the Elder Benefit Specialist Program of Dodge and Jefferson County, will cohost a clinic on “Wills for Seniors” in August.
ael Ozanne will be challenged by his employee, Dane County District Attorney Bob Jambois, in the Tuesday, Aug. 9 Democratic primary for the job. With no Republican challenger, the top vote getter will win the position.
At the April 26 Cambridge Village Board meeting, new board members Mark McNally and Sue Christianson took their oaths of office and officially took their seats on the board.
The Board of Commission-ers of Public Lands (BCPL) recently announced that Wis-consin’s K-12 public school libraries will receive $37.7 million, thanks to record earnings from Common School Fund investments.
Migratory game bird hunters in Wisconsin will have 2016 seasons for duck, geese, dove, woodcock and other migratory game birds that are nearly identical to last year's structure under a rule approved by the state Natural Resources Board on April 13 in Madison.