Dane County and suburbs reporter for @WiStateJournal, @DrakeUniversity alumnus. I tweet news, baseball, music and random thoughts.

Complaint alleges state violated open meetings law in Blue Mound State Park snowmobile decision

host.madison.com — Two people, including a former Blue Mound State Park superintendent, are alleging the state officials violated open meetings laws prior to the controversial decision to allow snowmobiles in the park.

Complaint alleges state violated open meetings law in Blue Mound State Park snowmobile decision

host.madison.com — Two people, including a former Blue Mound State Park superintendent, are alleging the state officials violated open meetings laws prior to the controversial decision to allow snowmobiles in the park.

Additional $1M in Sub-Zero TIF nearing final hurdle

host.madison.com — After receiving city approval last week, a joint review board is set to consider an amendment to a special tax district that would allow Fitchburg to pay Sub-Zero Group an additional $1 million for its latest expansion.

Splendid isolation a draw for Madison's Lerdahl Park Neighborhood

host.madison.com — When Judy and Steve Hughes moved into their home on the corner of Muir Drive and Morningstar Lane 30 years ago, they occupied just the third house on the block. Judy Hughes, 64, recalls having to trudge across a field to reach the nearest bus stop on Troy Drive.

Madison School Board proposes contract with opt-out for school police officers

host.madison.com — Seeking flexibility to respond to community dialog over use of school-based police officers, the Madison School Board has proposed a so-called "compromise" to city officials that would keep officers in Madison's four main high schools, at least for the meantime.

Key committee set to rule tonight on stopgap renovations to City-County Building jail

host.madison.com — With an eye toward replacing the aging City-County Building jail in the next three to five years, a key Dane County committee will decide Tuesday whether to recommend pouring millions of dollars into the facility to address significant safety problems. At its 5:15 p.m.

Cyclist, Madison police horse uninjured after Saturday collision on State Street

host.madison.com — A 23-year-old was bucked from his bicycle after colliding with a police horse Saturday on State Street. Neither the cyclist nor the horse, Ahab, were injured during the collision, however, Madison police urged people to exercise caution around mounted officers, regardless of transportation mode, following the incident.

Hailstorm downs trees, power lines, causes flooding in Madison area

host.madison.com — Law enforcement agencies are advising that Dane County motorists use caution during rush hour as water recedes from a late afternoon deluge Monday. Madison police said a severe thunderstorm that passed through the metro area around 4 p.m. downed power lines and caused flash flooding as storm drains failed to keep up in some areas.

Dane County to consider $4.4 million for interim jail safety fixes

host.madison.com — A Dane County supervisor has proposed spending more than $4 million on physical improvements to the City-County Building to address jail safety problems while officials evaluate options for moving inmates out of the dated facility entirely. Sup.

Middleton considers TIF for Gammex expansion

host.madison.com — Middleton officials are considering using $156,000 in tax incremental financing to help pay for a building expansion for a quickly growing medical technology company. Gammex, maker of medical imaging quality control and radiation therapy devices, has proposed a $1.8 million expansion and renovation to its 7600 Discovery Drive headquarters that company leaders say will accommodate employment growth over the next few years.
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Sep 23, 2016

@MollyBeck The Chamber of Secrets has been sealed again, @lkwhite.

Sep 21, 2016

Between the Adrian Peterson news and now Josh Gordon, @lkwhite's fantasy football team is having a field day!


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