A day traffic court wasn't a drag

I can imagine the flutter of warmth that went through the few people left in Dane County traffic court last Wednesday where we found a heart-tingling story in an unlikely place.

Early voting begins statewide

Voters have until Oct. 31 to vote early in person

Voters headed to clerk's offices to vote Monday, just two weeks before Election Day.

Clerks working to clear voter ID confusion

US Supreme Court holding voter ID law raises many questions

With the on-again, off-again, on-again and now off-again voter ID law in Wisconsin, county clerks are working to communicate the changes to voters in advance of November's election.

Absentee ballot application lists who to vote for

GAB: Absentee ballot applications with political messages are legal

When Kurt Petersen looked at an application for an absentee ballot he got in the mail, he assumed it had been sent by the municipal clerk in the town of Oxford.

Gay couple denied marriage license says 'there is no good explanation'

Lafayette County among counties not issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples

The Curtis couple went to the Lafayette County courthouse Monday in hopes of obtaining a marriage license. The clerk was polite and kind, but in the end, Carrie and Lisa left without the document they came for.

Clerk beaten during gas station robbery

Police release description of robber

A clerk was punched several times in the head during the robbery of a gas station Sunday morning, according to Madison police.