Author: Adam Schrager

Patricia L. "Pat" Butcher

MADISON-Patricia L. "Pat" Butcher, age 87, of Madison, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side, on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at Agrace HospiceCare, after a short but courageous battle with cancer.  

Dorcas Roceal Cross

Madison: Dorcas R. Cross, age 95, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2018 at home with her son by her side.

Madison Water Utility faces $6 million cash deficit

MWU went from surplus to deficit in 3 months

The Madison Water Utility is $6 million in debt and needs a loan from the city of Madison reserve fund in order to pay its bills. That loan will eventually be repaid with interest by ratepayers at roughly 25 cents per year for every year the loan is outstanding.

'Heavy Users' Clog up Dane Co. Courts

News 3 Investigation into thousands of records

The day after Valentine's Day, Derrick Lamont Moore stood silent in front of a Dane County Commissioner who looked at his computer screen to learn the story of the 33-year-old Madison resident known as "Man-Man."

Donald J. Chwala

Donald J. Chwala, 95, of Monona, formerly of Fort Atkinson, passed away Sunday, February 4, 2018 at Heritage Senior Living.

Prairie du Chien priest helps establish Tanzanian hospital

Father Paul Fagan looked at the the Mass service attendees at St. Gabriel's Catholic Church in Prairie du Chien recently and saw not only old friends, but lifesavers. The congregation in the parish he grew up attending has helped him build both hope and a hospital in eastern Africa over the last 48 years.

Lack of background checks on volunteers leaves homeless vulnerable

The city of Madison grants more than a million dollars each year to organizations helping the area's homeless community, but officials don't do annual audits to determine if criminal background checks are being done on the people who are volunteering with those groups.