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James Earl Wilkinson, 51, from Winnebago, was arrested by the Wisconsin State Patrol DeForest Post for operating a motor vehicle under the influence, eighth offense.

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Early in Wisconsin’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there were things Deer-Grove EMS was able to do to prepare, like source surgical masks.

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Singer and songwriter John Duggleby hasn’t had a paid gig since March 14, but you can still hear him perform when weekend weather is nice if you find yourself along the Lower Yahara River Trail in McDaniel Park.

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As I contemplated the possible subject for this final story, I reviewed the many varied potential subjects: the wars, the branches of service, the countless battles. I have chosen to go a different direction, namely, the people. Some you may know, some you man not. They are the heroes that l…

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Progress continues on the extension of the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Cottage Grove to the Capital City Trail in Madison, but bike riders hoping to make the trek this year will have to wait a little longer.

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Six sites. Five phases. Four years. About $10 million-$15 million. That’s what makes up the Dane County sediment removal project in the Yahara Chain of Lakes aimed at mitigating the risk of flooding.

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Just after 9 p.m. Wednesday, May 20, Dane County sheriff’s deputies responded to an unresponsive female in the bathroom of a gas station at 4112 Milwaukee St. in the Town of Blooming Grove.

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War is a terribly personal thing. The impression on the soldiers, their combat experience, their friends and fellow soldiers who did not return. The grief and sorrow from family members of the fallen. The nightmares that haunt the living, and the guilt of those who returned, forever question…

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Is MGE Energy Inc. prepared for the future? That’s the question on the minds of many shareholders as the MGE Energy annual shareholder meeting is held virtually, for the first time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Marian Croak waves to family and friends as they drive by her home to wish her a happy birthday. She celebrated her 95th birthday Wednesday, May 13, with family, friends and neighbors who drove by her home, honked their car horns, yelled birthday wishes and presented her with birthday cards,…

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The Korean War is often referred to as “The Forgotten War.” But it is not forgotten by the men who fought there. The most notable battle of the Korean War was the Chosin Reservoir, where the United Nations troops fought the North Koreans, the Chinese and the weather.

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Like many others, the once small food pantry operation at Nuestro Mundo Community School has ballooned since the safer-at-home order went into effect to help curtail the COVID-19 pandemic.

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A 32-year-old Marshall man was cited for speeding after a Dane County sheriff’s deputy stopped him for driving 117 mph in a 55 mph zone.

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American’s entry into World War II was dramatic and deadly. I believe every citizen has witnessed the film footage of the dastardly attack on Pearl Harbor, resulting in 2,402 American deaths. As the news of Pearl Harbor spread through every state, city and whistle stop in the nation, the pla…

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Reconstruction in the area of the Interstate 39 interchange with Highway 12/18 (Beltline) will mean closures on some area roads and the need for alternate local routes.

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The (Janesville) Gazette, effective June 1, will end print publication of its Saturday and Sunday editions but will continue to deliver news and advertising seven days a week through its website GazetteXtra.com and email newsletters, Mary Jo Villa, regional president and publisher with Adams…

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An improved Babcock County Park greeted boaters hoping to use the lake access point to launch their boats for the opening of fishing season Saturday, May 2.

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A truck gets hooked up to be towed from the scene of a rollover crash early in the morning of Wednesday, April 29, on South Stoughton Road at Buckeye Road. The accident happened about 4:45 a.m., and all lanes were reopened about 7:30 a.m. One person was taken to the hospital as a result of t…

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Dane County Executive Joe Parisi joined community partners to announce the first climate action plan, which sets goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) 50 percent countywide by 2030 and puts the county on a path to be carbon-neutral by 2050.

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Free Bikes 4 Kidz Madison announced its new executive director, Kristie Goforth Schilling of Monona. Schilling will replace the organization’s founding executive director, Andy Quandt.Free Bikes 4 Kidz (FB4K) Madison began in 2016 as the fourth affiliate organization in the Free Bikes 4 Kidz…

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The Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) revoked the wholesale dealer licenses of these Columbia County dealers, located at 101 Skyline Drive, Arlington, for failing to properly follow administrative requirements.

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David W. Henry, owner of Dave’s Auto Service on Pflaum Road in Madison, was charged with theft of sales tax, operating as a seller without a permit or after a seller’s permit has been revoked, three counts of failure to file income tax returns and possession of a firearm by a felon.

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The Dane County Medical Examiner’s Office announced the name of the man whose body was discovered in Lake Monona last week, but officials are not releasing the cause of death.

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McFarland, Monona and Cottage Grove, as well as the school districts, will welcome new faces when they have organizational meetings later this spring, now that all votes for the Tuesday, April 7, spring election have been tallied.

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The renewable natural gas (RNG) offloading station at Dane County’s landfill is scheduled to receive its first load of biogas this week.

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Reconstruction of Cottage Grove Road on Madison’s far east side is underway. The project will reconstruct Cottage Grove Road to a four-lane, urban boulevard section. The street layout will include two through lanes and on-street buffered bike lanes in each direction, with a raised center med…

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The body of an adult male was recovered from Lake Monona on Friday, April 10, according to the Madison Police Department.

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April 2020 marks the end of another term for the Dane County Board. All 37 supervisor districts were on the spring ballot April 7; however, 11 of the 37 supervisors had decided not to run for re-election.

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A 65-year-old Madison man was arrested early in the morning Sunday, April 5, and charged with a felony operating while intoxicated, sixth offense.

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In an effort to follow Public Health of Madison and Dane County guidelines, the Dane County Board of Supervisors will hold its regularly scheduled meeting electronically Thursday, March 19. The meeting will take place at 7 p.m. and will be open to the public.

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In response to Gov. Tony Evers’ declaration of a public health emergency in Wisconsin due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Dane County Farmers’ Market (DCFM) board of directors and staff are cancelling the Late Winter Market at Garver Feed Mill, originally scheduled to take place from8 a.m. to …

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Human trafficking, which includes exploitation for labor and sex, is the fastest growing illegal activity worldwide with estimates in 2014 that 19 million people were being trafficked globally accounting for $150 billion of net profit.