Madison Fire Department

A worker was stuck under a train car following an explosion at a corn processing plant in Cambria. It was a seemingly hopeless situation. Luckily, the Madison Fire Department’s Heavy Urban Rescue Team trains for exactly these types of catastrophe. more

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David Michael Miller

Call it “the two Wisconsins.” While Dane County booms and the bigger cities in the Fox River Valley and western Wisconsin prosper, the rest of the state is largely mired in a downturn that is a recession in all but name. more

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David Michael Miller

A Michigan corporation purchased a 127-year-old iron foundry in Brillion, Wisconsin, in September. Two weeks later it announced it would close the foundry in December and was putting the equipment and property up for sale. more

Opinion 1 Comments