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Brenda Konkel to rivals: Bring it on

Brenda Konkel is making the most out of Madison Mayor Dave Cieslewicz's admitted attempts to recruit candidates to run against her. She portrays it as an emblem of her independence. >More
 Dane County pols seek answers on Zimmermann lawsuit

Kurt Schlicht wants to know: Who will pay for mistakes that may have contributed to Brittany Sue Zimmermann's death? >More
 Missing the bus

Apartments and retail are proposed to replace the Badger Bus depot, 2 S. Bedford St. Planning documents submitted to the city by Jim Meier, an owner of Badger Bus, suggest intercity bus service can instead use a "transit hub" that will be part of a new Union South. >More
 The electric golf course acid test

Count the city of Madison's Odana Hills golf course among the potential casualties of the American Transmission Company's proposal to build a 345-kilovolt power line along the Beltline. The city says the plan would force it to move seven holes. >More
 Donald Gors running for Madison school board

This spring, the Madison school board has one contested race: Donald Gors versus board president Arlene Silveira. Gors, a 58-year-old father of three, has no beef with Silveira's performance. "I don't really know anything about the people on the board or where they stand," he admits. He chose to run against Silveira because she's in Seat 1, which was at the top of the list of incumbents. >More
 Still waiting for Department of Children and Families report

 No comments keeps new blog by Cieslewicz within city rules

 Domestic partner benefits mandate begins without a hitch

On Dec. 1, Dane County's new ordinance mandating its contracted agencies provide employees with domestic partner benefits went into effect. Human Services' Green was braced for a backlash, but it never came. >More
 Family Care delay?

The state of Wisconsin is facing a projected $5.4 billion budget deficit. So plans to expand Family Care, the state's new long-term care program for the elderly and disabled, may be put on hold. >More
 Kathleen Falk's goal: Git 'er done!

Dane County also doesn't have any grand plans for the new year. County Executive Kathleen Falk says she has a lot of unfinished work to do, which is why she's running for re-election this spring. >More
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