Latest Dane County, Wisconsin Stories

2008-07-08 12:01:16

By Marv Balousek, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 8--Meriter Heath Services announced plans Monday to move up to 250 administrative employees by late next year to a new building at the Novation Campus along Rimrock Road south of the Beltline.

2008-07-07 21:00:21

David J. Pinnow, a teacher at Lewisburg Middle/High School in Olive Branch and a resident of Hernando, has been awarded a James Madison Fellowship by the James Madison Memorial Fellowship Foundation of Washington, D.C., in its seventeenth annual fellowship competition.

2008-07-01 15:00:21

By Frank Schultz, The Janesville Gazette, Wis. Jul. 1--JANESVILLE -- Dave Magnum will not make a third run this year for the 2nd District congressional seat held by Tammy Baldwin, but two others are running against the five-term incumbent.

2008-06-26 15:02:43

By Ronica Shannon, Richmond Register, Ky. Jun. 26--Madison County is keeping up with modern-day needs as the Richmond-Madison Airport continues to grow and provide more services, George Wyatt said Wednesday during a presentation to the Madison Fiscal Court.

2008-06-21 03:00:15

By Meg Jones, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Jun. 21--Many parents returning from military duty overseas take their kids to Disney World or on an up-north getaway, but Chris Kitchen is reconnecting with his son and daughter in a novel way.

2008-06-19 12:00:34

By Matthew DeFour, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 19--Local leaders hope political support for commuter rail and progress at the state level on drafting legislation to authorize the creation of a regional transportation authority will bolster a federal funding application submitted Wednesday.

2008-06-13 21:00:19

By John Nolan, The Wisconsin State Journal Jun. 13--The following is a calendar for outdoors recreational events in and around southern Wisconsin as of June 12, 2008.

2008-03-25 15:00:48

By Jim Collar, The Post-Crescent, Appleton, Wis. Mar. 25--KIMBERLY -- Mel Lightner, Kimberly's superintendent of schools, announced Monday that he will resign when his current contract expires at the end of the 2008-09 school year.

2007-11-14 21:00:16

By George Hesselberg, The Wisconsin State Journal Nov. 14--MAZOMANIE -- It's the slow season for the mayor of the clothes-optional beach here, so Charlie Wise was not on duty Thursday morning.

2007-08-12 15:14:30

By Gena Kittner, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 12--TOWN OF BLUE MOUNDS -- A popular fishing spot and swimming hole for nearly a century, Stewart Lake has morphed into an algae and silt fraught body of water.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.