County to contribute $600K to cleaning up waterways

3 communities will work to reduce pollution in lakes, river, conservancy

More than $600,000 in county funds will help pay for water pollution-reduction projects across local communities in Dane County, according to a release.

Area police continue to warn residents of IRS scam

Caller claims to be IRS employee, tries to get personal information from victim

Police in two area communities are warning residents of a phone scam that is targeting taxpayers, according to news releases.

Small aircraft flips in Middleton injuring 2

Poilice: Pilot, passenger suffer serious, non-life-threatening injuries

A Monona couple was injured after a small aircraft flipped Saturday afternoon at the Middleton Municipal Airport.

Free gifts from the heart on Black Friday

Madison community gets creative with gifts on Black Friday

People were not camped out on the sidewalk for days in advance, and there wasn't a mad rush at 6 a.m. to get a flat-screen television at a bargain price.

Area food pantries well short of Thanksgiving demand

Area food pantries short 900 turkeys for annual Thanksgiving baskets

Even as a delivery of fresh turkeys arrive on the loading dock of the Goodman Community Center, the Fritz Food Pantry that operates out of the center is not even close to meeting the demand. 

Dane County to expand snow-plowing operations

County roads M, Q, PD among roads to get 24-hour plowing

As the population in Dane County continues to grow, the amount of roads that will receive 24-hour plowing attention this winter grows with it.