special report

The Madison City Commission approved on Monday a transfer of funds for the city police department that will enable the department’s purchase of several new computers.


Combining donations from grocery store customers and the Sunshine Foods company, Madison's supermarket recently presented a check for $9,590 to the Lake County Food Pantry to support several local food-distribution programs.

Firefighters from across Lake County responded to an emergency call from a Lake Madison neighborhood that destroyed a large shed and its contents.

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DOVER, Del. (AP) -- The Dupont Co. and its spinoff business Chemours have agreed to resolve legal disputes over environmental liabilities for pollution related to man-made chemicals associated with an increased risk of cancer and other health problems.

PIERRE -- The USDA Farm Service Agency opened its general signup period for producers and landowners to enroll environmentally sensitive agricultural land into perennial cover for 10 to 15 years through the federally funded Conservation Reserve Program.