Media Digest, September 26th 2017

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The Girls and Boys Club of Dance County and Fitchburg’s mayor are at odds after the city budget cut funding for nonprofits. The CEO of Dane County’s Boys and Girls Club criticized the proposed Fitchburg budget at a meeting.

Education

School leaders from across the state gathered Friday in Madison to talk about the recently signed state budget will mean for school districts, particularly low-spending districts that had a spending increase vetoed. City police ended a program that brought safety education into Madison school district classrooms. MATC lets high school students feel the heat of being a firefighter in a new academy program.

Development

Renovations will continue at Sector67 nonprofit space after the owner was hurt in a workplace explosion. Downtown condo owners are worried about being left in the shadows after a jail expansion. Madison leaders are talking about selling the city-owned Monona Golf Course for development. And, you might be able to train for your next Winter Olympics appearance if a $10 million training center gets built.

Community

Ho-Chunk gaming executive Dan Brown talks about Ho-Chunk history and future. Centro Hispano held a night of food and art for “Dreamers” this past week.

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