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Night Reporter — Wisconsin State Journal

General assignment/suburbs/county reporter for @WiStateJournal, @DrakeUniversity alumnus. I tweet news, baseball, music and random thoughts.

Just Ask Us: Where does the city pile snow it removes from the Downtown, street medians? — Q Where does the city put snow it removes from the Downtown and from street medians? A When the snow piles high, it can't always be plowed to the side, so the city's snow fleet must move it to another location. Unfortunately for the city, though, finding suitable locations is not always easy.

FAA cuts jeopardize official snowfall tallies at Dane County Regional Airport, weather experts say — Funding cuts by the Federal Aviation Administration could compromise the consistency of nearly seven decades of Madison snowfall data, weather experts say. According to meteorologists from the National Weather Service and UW-Madison, the FAA is considering eliminating its contract with a professional weather observer at Dane County Regional Airport - a move that could disrupt data sets from the city's official data collection since 1948.

Focus on Dane County: Developer asks for $1 million in TIF for Oregon hotel — A developer proposing to build Oregon's first hotel has asked the city for $1 million in public assistance for the project. S&L Hospitality, of Verona, introduced a proposal last month to build a 75-room Sleep Inn by Choice Hotels at the corner of Janesville and Park streets, just off Highway 14 in southeast Oregon.

Focus on Dane County: Oregon studying new civic campus — Oregon officials are exploring whether to redevelop many of the village's public buildings into a civic campus that would consolidate services. The Village Board voted last week to pay consultant Vandewalle & Associates $48,675 to develop a civic campus plan that examines space needs, analyzes potential sites, and produces a plan and implementation strategy for a potential remake of several blocks of downtown Oregon.

Hundreds turn out in McFarland to salute police officer killed in crash — McFARLAND -- Several hundred people lined Milwaukee Street in front of the village's municipal center and library Tuesday evening to watch a procession carrying the body of Officer Ryan Copeland to a Janesville funeral home. Copeland, 33, was a McFarland police officer who was killed in a traffic crash Monday afternoon in southern Dane County.

Update: Suspect turns himself in for Beloit shootings — Update: James Ford turned himself in to the Rock County Jail on Tuesday, shortly after police were issued a warrant for his arrest. Beloit police have obtained a felony arrest warrant for the man suspected of shooting three people over the weekend.

4 arrested after Evansville bar fight — Four people were arrested Saturday following a Evansville bar fight that involved a Madison-based motorcycle club, Rock County authorities said. Around 2:30 a.m., Rock County Sheriff's deputies were called to the Union Tavern, 10430 N. Union Road, for a large fight.

Madison Parks Commission delays decision on change to noise amplification fees — Facing competing pressure from organizers and attendees of Madison's long-standing park festivals and from those who are bothered by the festivals' noise, city officials are opting to take more time to find a compromise. The Madison Parks Commission on Wednesday delayed a decision until December on a proposed change to the city's fees for amplified sound permit.
Nov 19, 2015

Amid concerns over impact on festivals, Parks Commission delays decision on sound amplification fees…

Rare West Coast hummingbird makes local appearance — An adventurous hummingbird has been fending off the late autumn cold to feed in the Waterloo backyard of Duane and Kristen Klein. Hummingbirds have typically flown south by this time of year, but this particular late-season sighting has piqued the interest of bird watchers around the region, including Columbus residents Amy and Dan DeKeyser, right, because the species, thought to be an Anna's hummingbird, is native to the Pacific Coast.

Long-time Monona Grove youth football coach dies unexpectedly — Hundreds are mourning the death of a beloved area football coach, businessman and Cottage Grove village president. Patrick Mackesey, 57, died Sunday from head trauma after falling Saturday outside Hotel RED. He had been dealing with a chronic health problem in his leg that likely contributed to the fall, his wife Kathryn Kellesvig said.
Nov 18, 2015

Long-time Monona Grove youth football coach dies unexpectedly…

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Nov 30, 2015

Kirk Ferentz incentives. Whoa. This guy should have been fired several times by now.…

Nov 25, 2015

RT @WiStateJournal: Madison police: Corey Clement threw first punch in off-campus dispute, cited twice for……

Nov 25, 2015

@bgodar @lkwhite Upon further review, soup and mushrooms look amazing.

Nov 25, 2015

@bgodar @lkwhite I am scared of Tofurkey. My last experience was a Tofurkey Cordon Bleu with my sister and her veg boyfriend. Pure rubber.

Nov 24, 2015

Hundreds turn out in McFarland to salute police officer killed in crash…

Nov 24, 2015

A hearse carrying the casket of Officer Ryan Copeland passes through crowds lining Milwaukee Street in McFarland.

Nov 24, 2015

Residents line Milwaukee Street in McFarland awaiting the arrival of a procession honoring Officer Ryan Copeland.

Nov 24, 2015

Flags are lowered throughout McFarland for Ryan Copeland, who was killed while on duty in a car crash yesterday.

Nov 24, 2015

Police and fire from Maple Bluff, Fitchburg, State Patrol line the route to McFarland to salute Officer Ryan Copeland.

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