New U.S. Census Bureau figures show Dane County led the state in population growth in 2018.
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Dane County's recently passed 2019 budget calls for record spending on roads, $20 million worth of work to the county airport and setting aside more than $14 million to both rebuild infrastructure damaged by flooding this summer and prepare for the next flood.Read More »
Seven Madison-area affordable-housing projects would get more than $3 million worth of support from Dane County under a proposal before county officials. The Dane County Affordable Housing Development Fund would provide $3.1 million in total to the housing projects, which ...Read More »
Some places are easier to vacuum than others. On Tuesday, Dane County announced a new project, deemed"suck the muck," which calls for spending $12 million to slurp up phosphorus from 33 miles of streams leading into Lake Mendota. Local officials say the work will remove 870,000 pounds of phosphorus from waterways. The chemical is commonly blamed for the algae blossoms that can foul waterways.Read More »