MOBILE USERS: m.isthmus.com
Connect with Isthmus:         Newsletters 

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 |  Madison, WI: 17.0° F  Partly Cloudy

AUTHOR SEARCH RESULTS

Sex offender at Sand Ridge Treatment Center awaits second chance

Dianne Hendrickson misses her son, Eric, who at age 39 has been locked up for more than half his life. He finished his criminal sentence and was committed to the state as a sexually violent person in 2002. >More
 Inside the walls of Sand Ridge Treatment Center: 'We have a huge challenge here'

From the outside, Sand Ridge Secure Treatment Center looks like a maximum security prison. Razor wire tops a double fence; the inner layer is electrified. The facility, about a mile from residential neighborhoods, is surrounded by fields, forests and an industrial park. >More
 Wisconsin freeing more sex offenders from mental lockup

Wisconsin officials have nearly quadrupled the number of offenders released from state custody after they were committed as sexually violent persons. The risks to residents are reasonable, officials say, because the state's treatment programs are working and new data suggest these offenders are less likely to reoffend than previously thought. >More
 Wisconsin school districts paying $25 million for controversial Common Core standards

Wisconsin's new Common Core standards for math and English cost the state very little to implement because individual districts are footing the bill, which likely will come to about $25 million. >More
1
moviesmusiceats
Select a Movie
Select a Theater

Promotions Contact us Privacy Policy Jobs Newsletters RSS
Collapse Photo Bar