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The city of Madison will change the Public Market development’s location from a privately-developed venture to a city-owned building. 

New location planned for Madison Public Market

A long-planned Madison Public Market has shifted locations, reverting the project's status back to renovation rather than new construction. Previously, the city placed a bid to construct the market along East Washington Avenue, though it that bid is being dropped, according to Anne Reynolds, chair of Madison's Public Market Development Committee. The new site is situated on the corner of North First and East Johnson Streets, across from the previous location.

Dane County aims to provide housing for at least 16 homeless families or veterans by giving over $400,000 to an affordable housing development in Madison.

Dane County pledges $400,000 for Madison affordable housing project

Dane County will continue efforts to provide more affordable housing by granting more than $400,000 to help develop a housing project in east Madison, County Executive Joe Parisi announced Thursday. The project, which has been partially paid for using the city of Madison’s affordable housing funds and low-income housing tax credits from the state, aims to create 68 units of affordable housing, with 16 of those being reserved for homeless families and veterans.

The City of Madison is working with the Wisconsin Air National Guard to clean up the water supply after it was contaminated by substances originating at the National Guard’s base at Truax Field, Mayor Paul Soglin said.

Madison aims to reduce water contamination in wells

The City of Madison is initiating an effort to clean up the city’s water supply after two wells tested positive for small amounts of contamination. Both contaminated wells contained small amounts of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), man-made chemicals used in textile manufacturing and firefighting foams.

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said Monday he hopes the county’s renewable energy programs could become a model for the whole country.

Dane County wants to be model for renewable energy, county executive says

In the wake of the climate report issued by the federal government last week, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the county’s work on renewable energy usage could be the model for the rest of the country’s fight against climate change. The Trump Administration released the Fourth National Climate Assessment, which warns of dire consequences if the U.S. does nothing to curb the effects of climate change, on Black Friday, ahead of its scheduled December release date.

The Baraboo School District will not punish students involved in a viral Nazi salute photo, citing lack of evidence of anti-Semitic intent.

Baraboo students will not be punished for Nazi salute photo

A group of Baraboo High School students who appeared to give a Nazi salute in a viral photo last week will not be punished for their actions, the school district said. In a letter sent to parents Wednesday, Baraboo School District Administrator Lori Mueller said the students were protected from punishment by free speech.

Middleton High School students walked out at the beginning of the school day Monday to protest the administration’s inaction against a student some claim has been sexually harassing them for years.

‘He has a special place in hell:' Middleton High School students protest against sexual harassment

Over a hundred Middleton High School students staged a protest Monday morning against the school’s administration for their inaction against a student who has been accused of sexually harassing girls for years. Over the weekend, MHS student Ozzy Benitez compiled dozens of anonymous accusations against a student at the school who has allegedly been harassing girls since they were in middle school.

Middleton police searched an entire apartment complex Saturday after two boys, ages 12 and 13, prank called them about a hostage situation.

Middleton police charge two kids following ‘swatting’ prank

The Middleton Police Department was forced to search an entire apartment complex Saturday after receiving a tip about a hostage situation they later discovered was a prank call made by two middle schoolers. Police received a phone call Saturday night from an individual who claimed they were being held hostage in the complex by an armed suspect.


Man bangs head on police car following arrest on State Street, MPD says

An 18-year-old man banged his head on a police car after being arrested on State Street Wednesday afternoon, according to a Madison police incident report. The suspect, who had a warrant out for his arrest in Rock County for possession of drug paraphernalia, was spotted on State Street by a police officer who knew him from previous encounters.

Baraboo schools and police are still investigating a controversial photo of high school students taken at prom last semester, as well as threats that have been made against members of the community.

Baraboo schools, police continue to address problems in wake of controversial photo

The Baraboo police department announced Thursday they are looking into threats made against members of the community after a widely-shared photo arose on social media earlier this week featuring Baraboo High School students giving what appears to be a Nazi salute. Threats were made through email and phone calls against several members of the Baraboo community, according to police chief Mark Schauf.

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