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Fall election candidate: Chase Binnie


Chase Binnie

When Chase Binnie was a student, he studied for a time in Venezuela, which most observers agree today is run by an authoritarian regime.

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Fall election candidate Q & A: Sondy Pope


Sondy Pope

Name: Sondy Pope

 

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Fall election candidate Q & A: Kimberly Smith


Kimberly Smith

Name: Kimberly Smith

 

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Sauk County school districts working together to reopen in the fall

The school districts of Sauk County and the Sauk County Health Department are working together to support the students and families we serve, advance our shared educational goals, and reduce the risks our communities face associated with COVID-19.  

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Evers Signs order creating Governor’s task force on broadband access

Gov. Tony Evers signed Executive Order #80 last week, creating the Governor’s Task Force on Broadband Access.

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Dane County D.A. talks about slavery, injustice, and the role of law enforcement

Dane County District Attorney Ismael R. Ozanne released a lengthy statement last week, acknowledging the need to reckon with the legacy of slavery and social injustice, but also taking a stance defending the role of law and order in combating violent crime.  

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‘We have to start being real with each other.” A conversation about race

“I guess my ancestors were slaves,” says Alfred Randolph. “I always assumed it. My grandma said she was Geechee.”

The Gullah Geechee people descended from Africans enslaved on the rice, indigo and Sea Island cotton plantations on the lower Atlantic coast.

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Sauk County board votes against mask mandate

Sauk County government will not enact or enforce face coverings due to COVID-19.

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23
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False conspiracies swirl as Wisconsin contact tracers battle the Coronavirus

By Howard Hardee

For Wisconsin Watch

 

Having posed a series of increasingly paranoid-sounding questions about the local response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Appleton City Council member William Siebers cleared his throat, preparing for the most outlandish yet. 

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Applicants sought for redistricting commission

 

Dane County Board Chair Analiese Eicher and Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell invite the pubic to apply for a position on Dane County’s Redistricting Commission.  The 11-member commission will be appointed this summer by Chair Eicher and Clerk McDonell. 

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