Madison police mentioned Tuesday they’re investigating the attainable arson of a Ukrainian flag on the East Facet in a single day Sunday into Monday.
A lady who lives within the 1700 block of Winnebago Avenue referred to as police round 7:30 a.m. Monday after she seen her Ukrainian flag lacking and burnt particles in her yard the place the flag had been hanging, police spokesperson Stephanie Fryer mentioned in a press release.
The lady mentioned she final noticed the flag round 7 p.m. Sunday, Fryer mentioned.
The investigation is ongoing, Fryer mentioned.
Police ask that anybody with info on the incident contact them at 608-255-2345. Tipsters could stay nameless by contacting Madison Space Crime Stoppers at 608-266-6014 or P3Tips.com. People contacting Crime Stoppers can obtain a reward of as much as $1,000 for ideas that result in an arrest.
However for the armored automobiles, further barricades and rooftop surveillance groups, Sunday was simply one other dreary winter day on Madison’s Capitol Sq..
Gov. Tony Evers additionally introduced that Karen Timberlake, who served as DHS secretary underneath former Gov. Jim Doyle in the course of the 2009 swine flu pandemic, will tackle the position of DHS interim secretary.
Dane County Sheriff Dave Mahoney is retiring to take a job at American Household Insurance coverage.
Barnes turns into town’s third Black police chief and must take care of a pointy uptick in shootings and automotive thefts.
Alliant Vitality mentioned the choice will permit it to keep away from some $250 million in upkeep and improve prices.
The Division of Pure Sources reported at 4 p.m. Wednesday that hunters had registered 182 wolves because the hunt started Monday, or about 15% of the estimated inhabitants. The quota for non-native hunters was 119 wolves.
Raine Stern, initially from New Glarus, dazzled judges on the NBC present “The Voice” Monday night time, prompting choose Blake Shelton to say, “You are a uncommon discover. And also you’re about to have your second within the music business.”
The Madison College District reopened its doorways to kindergartners Tuesday after shutting down almost one 12 months in the past as a result of COVID-19 pandemic.
President Joe Biden mentioned Thursday he needed states to make everybody eligible by Might 1.
For the reason that begin of the outbreak, Gov. Tony Evers has issued a number of public well being emergencies and a collection of associated orders.
“The one dwelling World Dairy Expo has recognized is Dane County, Wisconsin, and we’re able to welcome the dairy business’s premier occasion again to our group this fall,” Dane County Government Joe Parisi mentioned.
5 of the six deaths occurred at night time, and alcohol, velocity and inattentiveness on the a part of drivers and pedestrians possible factored into the deaths as Dane County experiences a excessive 12 months for visitors fatalities.
Barry Alvarez, 74, will end his time period main the UW athletic program this summer time after a 17-year stretch within the seat throughout which the division’s funds almost doubled.
“I am able to get to work on day one and construct a stronger extra equitable public training system,” Jill Underly mentioned after successful the state superintendent election.
Masks carrying and social distancing have been a uncommon sight Saturday on the annual gathering, which took a 12 months off in 2020 as the continued COVID-19 pandemic set in final spring.
Madison officers are taking a gradual method to interrupt up a homeless encampment at Reindahl Park on the East Facet.
But with youngsters youthful than 12 nonetheless not eligible to be vaccinated, and a few others not immunized, the pandemic “is emphatically not over, even in Dane County.”
“Being on this neighborhood and rising up in Madison, it is all the time been a staple locally. It is so good to see such a very good turnout coming off the 12 months we simply got here off of.”
Paddle & Portage and the Dane County Farmers Market returned to the isthmus and Capitol Sq. on Saturday for the primary time since 2019.
Trump on Friday claimed Wisconsin Republicans weren’t doing sufficient to analyze the November election.
The Senate voted 23-9, with Democratic Senate Minority Chief Janet Bewley, of Mason, and Sen. Brad Pfaff, D-Onalaska, becoming a member of with Republicans, in favor of the funds, which incorporates greater than $3 billion in revenue and property tax cuts.
Chandler Halderson stays within the Dane County Jail on $1 million bond. He’s subsequent in courtroom on Sept. 1.
At subject was a 2011 legislation that claims state companies can’t take any actions that aren’t explicitly approved by the Legislature.
The Milwaukee Bucks grabbed their first NBA title in 50 years Tuesday in entrance of a world viewers.
“It’s not the rock’s fault that it bought that horrible and unlucky nickname,” one bystander mentioned. “However the truth that it’s … being moved exhibits that the world is getting somewhat higher at this time.”
After pleading responsible to 2 federal prices, David Kruchten faces six to twenty years in jail, underneath a plea settlement.
Refugees fleeing Afghanistan after the federal government’s collapse to the Taliban began arriving in Wisconsin’s Fort McCoy Sunday afternoon.
For the primary time because the 2019 season, soccer followers of the Wisconsin Badgers get an opportunity to return to the acquainted environment of Camp Randall.
After greater than a 12 months of repairs, the 2 statues that have been torn down throughout final summer time’s protests have been restored to the Capitol Sq. Tuesday morning.
Tony Evers mentioned “it is about time” that the Senate take up a number of the greater than 100 appointees nonetheless ready on affirmation votes.
“Every of them have been ‘vibrant lights’ inside our scholar physique: optimistic, variety, humorous, inclusive. The lack of their presence will impression our college students and workers profoundly.”
A Madison police officer “inadvertently” shot and injured a fellow officer in the course of the arrest of a person who pointed a loaded handgun at police on State Avenue on Oct. 10, state officers mentioned Monday.
After almost a decade on the helm of UW-Madison, main the college by means of funds cuts, political battles and a pandemic, Chancellor Rebe…
A rally that came about on Wednesday was organized to assist a sufferer of a current alleged sexual assault that occurred off of faculty grounds between two East college students. Lilyian Jenkins, a senior at East and one of many organizers for Friday’s walkout, mentioned the Friday occasion was a strike for a listing of calls for meant to assist college students really feel secure in school.
Madison Hearth Chief Steven Davis mentioned Tuesday that he’s retiring on April 1, 2022, ending a profession of greater than three a long time with the Madison Hearth Division.
The vessel was present in June in 27 ft of water and is the oldest intact boat ever found in Wisconsin waters.
COVID vaccines for kids ages 5 to 11 have been inexperienced lit by the Wisconsin Division of Well being Companies Wednesday, lower than 24 hours after the federal Heart for Illness Management additionally OK’d inoculation for the youngest group but.
The GOP-drawn maps, which handed the Republican-controlled state Meeting and Senate final week, would largely keep the core of the prevailing district boundaries that Republicans drew in secret in 2011.
About 50 folks attended a group “communicate out” occasion in Penn Park Friday night time, criticizing police remedy of town’s Black youth in current weeks.
Wagner, who died Monday after serving the better Madison group in numerous methods for a half-century, is being remembered as a person of kindness, knowledge, magnificence, caring and style.
The Badgers volleyball crew captured the primary nationwide championship in program historical past with an exhilarating five-set victory over Huge Ten rival Nebraska within the NCAA closing in Columbus, Ohio.