In a surprise announcement Thursday, Dane County Executive Joe Parisi said the Madison Chamber of Commerce had accepted an offer to purchase their building as a site for the long-delayed homeless day shelter and resource center.
(WORT) — Dane County Executive Joe Parisi has vetoed a resolution for a new market study and master plan for the Alliant Energy Center. The Dane County Board of Supervisors could vote to override the veto on Thursday.
(WORT) — This week we cover the Democratic presidential debate in Milwaukee, a new lawsuit over the Enbridge oil pipeline in Dane County, and learn how apps have changed the dating game.
University of Wisconsin Extension announced the latest details Wednesday about how they will distribute more than 3 million dollars in budget cuts to their Cooperative division. Cooperative Extension partners with all 72 counties across the state, providing educational programming and specialist expertise in agricultural, youth, and family development. A steering committee will has out the details over the next six months, but administrators say the cuts are also an “opportunity.” Reporter Darien Lamen brings us up to speed.
Officials at the University of Wisconsin University Extension are considering deep cuts to staff and services statewide. Now that administrators have a draft plan of where cuts will fall, many are concerned about the impact they will have, while others say UW Extension should have been exempted from the cuts in the first place. Darien Lamen reports.
What is Verona Aid? How are students in the community taking action in response to the Syrian refugee crisis? How are they helping address poverty right here in Dane County? Today Patty Peltekos talks with Jason Knoll and students from Verona Area High School to discuss the Verona Aid project.