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2018 Dane County Flooding

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Tracy Bailey

The homes of dozens of residents of Shorewood Hills were damaged by flash flooding on Aug. 20 — one block is now a “ghost town.” The village on Lake Mendota has quietly come together to help displaced neighbors and flood victims. more

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Much has been written about the dangerously high water level of Lake Mendota. Now Dane County officials have to listen and do something about it. more

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PAULIUS MUSTEIKIS

After a week of rising water, sandbagging and worries of more flash flooding, Madison still isn’t out of the woods yet. Dylan Brogan relays the human toll of the disaster and, with the help of local experts, explains how we got to this point. more

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Rich Joseph

Rich Joseph of the Hop Garden makes his beer with hops he grows himself. But his fields were right in the line of the flooding Sugar River. more

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Dylan Brogan

With more rain forecast and the lakes at capacity, Madison residents spent Friday preparing for flooding and fortifying their homes. more

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