COVID-19 Crushing the Dairy Industry
No one could foresee a crippling global pandemic. We are witnessing the decimation of the dairy industry.
The crisis playing out before our eyes is staggering. Dairy farmers are dumping milk into fields and down drains; retailers are limiting consumers dairy purchases; and farmers are left questioning if the milk they produce will be get picked up or if they will even get paid. The amount of fear and uncertainty surrounding our industry today is unprecedented.
This was the last scenario dairy farmers anticipated; after nearly five years of back-breaking milk prices and ensuing dairy bankruptcies — fueled by unfavorable market and weather conditions, agricultural tariffs and trade wars. — www.wisconsindairyalliance.org
Today’s coronavirus chuckles — it’s a two-fer!
Let Wisconsin Golf!
“Let’s all use common sense, the Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are not stopping citizens to check your destinations.”
— Dane County Sheriff David Mahoney 03-26-2020
Gov. Evers’ Safer at Home executive order
Juvie lock-up turning away customers
5:27 p.m. Monday — A wanted juvenile/suspect (15-year-old male) was observed in the area of Randolph Drive. The suspect was contacted and taken into custody reference a burglary. The Juvenile Reception Center declined to accept the juvenile, so therefore he was taken home and released to the care of his mother.
Officers were later notified by the juvenile’s mother that he cut off his bracelet and left home. Attempt to locate aired. The juvenile/suspect was entered as missing/runaway in the appropriate databases.
Madison Police break up house party: Sunday 12:52 a.m. — Report of loud music and sounds of a large gathering coming from a downtown residence. Officers made contact at the residence where it was determined multiple people had gathered in violation of the Safer-at-Home order. Officers educated the occupants on the current restrictions and all persons who did not live at the residence left the building.
Social distancing on the bike path, accd to the City of Madison.
School’s out for virus!
Wrong way and high speeds on E. Washington Ave.
Shortly after midnight this morning (Thursday 03-26-2020), Madison police, Dane County Sheriff, and Wisconsin State Patrol established a perimeter in the 800 block of Bewick Dr. after two teenage males bailed out of a stolen car and began running through backyards.
Earlier, law enforcement, including Madison Police officers, had observed the car driving recklessly, at high speeds, in various parts of the city, including going the wrong way on East Washington Ave. Efforts to pull it over were unsuccessful.
The teens were also able to slip the dragnet, which included a K9 track. It ended at Nakoosa Trail and Walsh Rd. The car, a 2018 Ford Edge, had been stolen from the 800 block of Sky Ridge Dr. early Wednesday morning after being left unlocked with a key inside.
Four jump from car after it hits house
A Chevy Impala crashed into a house in the 4500 block of Jade Lane Wednesday (03-25-2020) afternoon, causing significant damage. The homeowner was in a bedroom, not impacted by the collision, and he was not injured. Witnesses saw four people jump from the Impala and take off on foot. A loaded handgun was found inside the car. It had recently been reported as being stolen from Allied Drive.
4:50 p.m. Wednesday — A homeowner approached multiple subjects who attempted to make entry to an unlocked vehicle in the neighborhood. The suspects all fled.
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