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Car goes airborne in rollover crash

A Cottage Grove man was injured Friday morning in a single-vehicle rollover crash in the town of Sun Prairie, according to a release from the Dane County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies were called to County Road TT just east of County Road H at 6:30 a.m. on a report of a crash.

Investigators said the driver, Scott M. Andruss, 25, was traveling west on County Road T when he drifted off the road and struck a mailbox and then a driveway embankment. His car went airborne and rolled over, according to the release.

Andruss was taken to UW Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. He will be cited for operating after revocation and for not having insurance.

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Portion of Capital City Trail to be closed next week

Portion of Capital City Trail to be closed next week

A portion of the Capital City Trail will be closed next week for crews to work on ATC poles next to the path, according to a release.

Henkels and McCoy will close the trail between Sugar Avenue and Walter Street from 7 a.m. Tuesday until 7 p.m. Thursday, May 28, officials said.

A detour for both directions of traffic will be signed following Hargrove Street to Starkweather Drive through O.B. Sherry Park to Ivy Street to Fair Oaks Avenue, according to the release.

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Memorial Day parade to close Monona Dr. traffic briefly

Memorial Day parade to close Monona Dr. traffic briefly

The annual Memorial Day parade will close a section of Monona Drive for about 3 hours, officials said.

Monona police Sgt. Jeremy Winge said that on May 25 Monona Drive will be shut down from 9 a.m. to noon from near Monona Grove High School to Owen Road, where the parade will disband at Village lanes.

Winge said the parade, which begins at 10 a.m., is the state’s largest with more than 100 units taking part. It's also the longest-running Memorial Day Parade, celebrating 60 years, according to the release.

Military color guard, clowns, marching bands, animals, fire trucks, scouts, floats, antique autos, dance groups and more will stroll down Monona Drive. Med Flight will fly over the area when the parade starts.

Library's free cooking demo to feature risotto, chef's tips

The library's seasonal chef program will bring an east Madison eatery's leader to Monona next week. 

The Monona Public Library's may program will feature a chef from Crema Cafe at 4124 Monona Drive on May 16 at 6 p.m. 

Organizers said the free program for adults and teens will include live demonstrations, cooking tips, free samples and recipes. 

Crema Cafe will share its spring menu and recipes using local products. The May Seasonal Chef program, "Unraveling Risotto & Other Delights," will walk attendees through the steps to make wild mushroom and asparagus risotto and chili-roasted pork loin from Jordanal Farms, in Verona.

Pastry Chef Rachel DePalma will also create mini cupcakes, the library said.

Space is limited and anyone interested in the program is asked to register in advance at www.mononalibrary.org or call 608-222-6127. 

Town discusses effects of potential Ho-Chunk projects

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