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DeForest resident and Waunakee native Jamie Adams is one of nine Wisconsin Department of Revenue (DOR) employees working to get personal protective equipment (PPE) in the hands of Wisconsin medical personnel on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Many dog owners can attest how their animals bring them joy and seem to know when something is wrong. For the handlers of Madison’s Go Team therapy dogs, weekly interactions between their canines and people from all walks of life prove these connections are real.

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Striking a balance between user familiarity and access to more powerful tools is always a challenge when dealing with software upgrades, and a new version of the software that drives LINKcat accomplishes both, said officials with the South Central Library System.

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In late May, Wisconsin Watch sent a survey to all 72 county jails asking for information about their incarceration fees. Thirty-three county jails from across the state responded initially. By calling and emailing counties that did not respond to the survey, Wisconsin Watch got some fee info…

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In 2011, Sean Pugh was arrested for allegedly violating terms of his release from prison. A year and a half into his roughly two-year stay in the Brown County Jail, he realized he owed the county around $17,000 — the result of a $20 daily “pay-to-stay” fee plus fees from previous jail stints.

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During Wisconsin’s 2018 midterm election, which saw a record-breaking turnout, it was not the close gubernatorial race that motivated Milwaukee resident Marlon Rockett to cast an early ballot. It was the county’s non-binding referendum on whether recreational use of marijuana should be legalized.

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Hope for the future brought more than 130 farmers, community members and agribusiness professionals together recently to discuss results from the latest research conducted on participating farms and how urban and rural citizens are impacting the Yahara watershed.

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After warm temperatures hit the area last week, portions of DeForest and Windsor saw issues with flooding caused by rapid snow melts.

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Dane County Executive Joe Parisi recently announced that Kwik Trip will be one of the primary dispensers of the renewable vehicle fuel generated by the county’s landfill biogas project when it reaches completion later this year. Parisi made the announcement during a press conference in front of Kwik Trip’s compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Verona on Feb. 21.

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The Dane County Board has approved $81,600 for Windsor to build a bike-pedestrian bridge, a multi-use path and to install wayfinding signage along its trail system.

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Officials have indicted two Madison individuals for robbing two gas stations in Windsor in early January. Both are also accused of robbing other spots in the area.

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Dane County Executive Joe Parisi announced the acquisition of approximately 25 acres of property along Token Creek to complement Dane County’s “Suck the Muck” initiative and increase water access for outdoor recreation last week.

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After a robbery in Monona and a subsequent canine track on Saturday, officials say two suspects linked to robberies in Windsor are now in custody.

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Wisconsin ocular surgeons and surgical residents who want to learn a new procedure and perfect their techniques won’t have to worry about leaving the state or renting a temporary wet lab and classroom.

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The manure digester in the town of Vienna could have a new purpose, generating compressed natural gas instead of electricity, as its contract with Alliant Energy is due to expire next year.

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Approximately 50 judges are needed for the Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) Region V Leadership Conference which will bring approximately 900 individuals from around the area to compete at DeForest Area High School (DAHS).

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A lot goes into opening a new Fleet Farm store. At the new DeForest location, some 300 trucks delivered more than 5,000 pallets of merchandise to be put away beforehand.

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It’s been six years since the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) initiated a project to add two lanes and address intersection needs to a local stretch of Highway 19. According to officials, construction is slated to begin in 2020.

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While Fleet Farm in DeForest was being constructed, local officials voiced concerns about the roadway near the development.