Category Archives: Dane County Board

Local legislators are talking to each other?

At least the county board is no longer ‘divisive’ Say this for Brenda Konkel. She is something of a local government watchdog. She an open meetings maven, which is to her credit. She is blowing the whistle on, especially, the … Continue reading

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Anti-jail anarchists tell district attorney to sit down and shut up

People who do not respect other people will not respect the law Pardon me all to heck, but I do enjoy my schadenfreude served warm on a toasted bun, extra stadium sauce.   Led once again by Freedom Inc., Madison’s … Continue reading

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Madison pols demand more data from police but not from jail diversion programs

Who wants to know? Not the Dane County Board Chris Rickert has committed some real journalism. Demanding answers to tough questions. The tough question: All those jail diversion programs, are they actually, you know, working? The answer: Who (the hell) … Continue reading

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We remember Wiggie

He was one of a kind Our friend and colleague Dave Wiganowski died April 17 while on a flight to Laughlin, Nevada, of a heart attack at age 67. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, June 2, … Continue reading

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Diversity in the Madison Hive means ‘all in favor, fall in line’

Spring arrived at the Stately Manor on Friday, which explains the slowdown at the Policy Werkes.  The indentured servants installed crash bars to protect the Squire’s Moto Guzzi and its 90-degree, horizontally opposed twin fire pots. Only took all afternoon … Continue reading

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WI Republicans got their faces slapped

Is Brookfield in yet? Let the recriminations begin! Fingers, start pointing! Time to scorch some earth! Let’s all play the blame game after Tuesday’s crushing defeat. Because there’s plenty to go around. Not even close. Rebecca Dallet 56% to 44% … Continue reading

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