With the county's purchase of the land, the possible landfill passes a key step though it still needs to go through site evaluation and the permitting process.
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A county finance committee recommended the Board vote against the $1,000 inflation mitigation payments, a proposal first floated by County Executive Joe Parisi last month.
The county has so far spent about $23 million to shelter homeless people at high-risk from COVID-19.
The county's largest-ever infrastructure project is now $10 million over budget.
The fire started in an apartment kitchen after a pan of cooking oil was left on the stove.
The ceremony's keynote speaker, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Linda Thomas-Greenfield, urged graduates to understand "that adversity, discomfort, hardship, make you braver, smarter and stronger."
Temperatures on Thursday reached 90 degrees, shattering a previous record of 86 set in 1991.
County crews built a bridge of stones to help a tow truck drive into the river and pull out the excavator.
The $5.5 million land deal between Madison and Dane County could potentially convert 230 acres of the golf course into a landfill, compost site and sustainable business park.
The loss of business travelers had a disproportionate impact on the Dane County Regional Airport compared to other air hubs in Wisconsin and the upper-Midwest.