Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell lines up with other Wisconsin election officials in deciding not to use a model ballot for the November election which has been challenged as confusing. Although McDonell is a Democrat, most of the opposition has come from Republicans who say that ballot benefits Democrats.
WNFL-AM Green Bay, Sat, Sep 20 2014 @ 11:40 AM
Fitchburg police are looking for one or more suspects believed to be involved in a shooting near the intersection of Green Way Cross and Coho Street Sunday evening. Police say officers were called to a report of gunshots fired around 5 p.m. Witnesses said about five to ten shots were exchanged.
WKOW-TV, Sun, Sep 21 2014 @ 11:13 PM
A man accused of fatally beating his autistic half-brother and hiding his body has reached a plea deal with prosecutors in Dane County. Jeffrey Vogelsberg returned to court Tuesday and pleaded no contest to second-degree reckless homicide in the 2012 death of 27-year-old Matthew Granville.
Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal, Tue, Sep 16 2014 @ 11:50 AM
Clerk Scott McDonell said Friday that he decided to use a ballot with shading to differentiate the offices and candidates, something the model ballot doesn't have. He says staff at the Government Accountability Board don't have the authority to tell him not to do that.
WIBA-AM Madison, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 04:28 PM
The Dane County Clerk is not using the newly redesigned state ballots that are now the subject of a lawsuit Republican lawmakers filed against the Government Accountability Board earlier this week. "I looked at the new GAB version, I looked at the versions that had been used for many elections in a row, and I just thought the older version was easier to read," said Dane County Clerk Scott McDonell, who says he made his decision well before the GOP filed its lawsuit.
WXOW-TV La Crosse, Fri, Sep 19 2014 @ 02:53 PM
A Stoughton man is in jail after being arrested on his 8th drunk driving offense. The Dane County Sheriff's Office says around 1:00 Thursday morning, a deputy conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle that had crossed the center line on County Trunk Highway N at Koshkonong Road.
WKOW-TV, Thu, Sep 18 2014 @ 10:53 AM