Latest Dane County, Wisconsin Stories

2007-06-29 06:04:15

By Judy Keen Some visitors spoiling it for those patrons who just want an all-over tan MAZOMANIE, Wis. -- It's a warm weekday afternoon at Mazo Beach. The sky is cloudless, the Wisconsin River sparkles, and every sunbather on the white sand is nude.

2005-08-19 10:29:47

MADISON, Wisconsin (Reuters) - A rash of tornadoes that swept through southern Wisconsin killed one person and injured at least 30 others, with more than 200 homes destroyed or damaged, trees uprooted and power lines down, authorities said on Friday.

Word of the Day
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.