columbia

2 Madison men charged with robbing bank, 5 businesses

Robberies reportedly happened in Dane, Columbia counties

Two Madison men were charged Wednesday with the robbery of five businesses and a bank in Dane and Columbia counties between Sept. 28 and Oct. 11, according to a release.

Portage inmate charged with attempted homicide

Suspect due in court Nov. 25

A Wisconsin prison inmate has been charged with attempted homicide after an employee at the Columbia Correctional Institution was stabbed in the facility's library.

DNR to close shooting range

Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources officials say they're going to close a parcel of public land in Columbia County that's become an unmanaged shooting range.