Madison is an old river town that had a number of wealthy families in the 1800’s. Of course as river traffic slowed in the 1900’s, the town struggled but is now thriving with many historical sites, restored homes, antique and art shops. It offers a number of festivals throughout the year and the Madison Regatta (Hydroplane racing) each spring.
Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!The ambulances then drove to a nearby helipad, and a helicopter which had been deployed there to take any extracted youngsters to hospital was seen taking off.50 firefighters continue to tackle Golspie wildfireIt has been reported that the weakest of the group were rescued first and that rescue workers need ‘about 10 hours’ before the next operation.As the first two children arrived earlier, Tossathep Boonthong, chief of Chiang Rai’s health department and part of the rescue team, said: “Two kids are out. They are currently at the field hospital near the cave.”Rescue operation for trapped Thailand cave kids gets underway with trained divers”We are giving them a physical examination. They have not been moved to Chiang Rai hospital yet,” Tossathep told Reuters.The boys, ages 11 16, and their 25 year old coach became stranded when they went exploring in the cave after a practice game June 23.It was estimated to take at least 11 hours for the first person to be rescued by navigating through dark and tight passageways filled with muddy water and strong currents, as well as oxygen depleted air.The path out is considered especially complicated because of twists and turns in narrow flooded passages.Like us on FacebookFollow us on TwitterDaily NewsletterUK WorldMother urges others to watch video of her unwittingly snapping her child’s leg on slideMum Shona Keetley hopes the video will warn others of the dangers of going down slides with young childrenTRNSMTTRNSMT fans’ fury as ‘golden circle’ chaos ‘ruins festival atmosphere’Many fans say they were stuck too far back from the stage to enjoy their favourite acts after others gained free access to a prime front of stage spot.Catholic ChurchCatholic Church blasts ‘intimidating’ Orange marches after Glasgow priest ‘spat on’ in ‘hate crime’The Archdiocese of Glasgow has demanded answers from Police Scotland and Glasgow City Council after Canon Tom White was targeted as an Orange parade passed his church.UK WorldCouple caught having sex in broad daylight in the middle of a busy family filled beachA bystander has described her ‘utter shock’ at the couple’s shamelessness at the seaside near SkegnessAyrWoman dies in horror head on road smash in AyrshirePolice appeal for witnesses after fatal crash on the A77TRNSMTIncredible moment Scots drummer joins The Killers on TRNSMT stage after cheeky sign asking to playFrontman Brandon Flowers asked budding drummer Tony: “Do you know the song?” and “Are you Scottish?”, before he was invited up on stage.TRNSMTTRNSMT fans’ fury as ‘golden circle’ chaos ‘ruins festival atmosphere’Many fans say they were stuck too far back from the stage to enjoy their favourite acts after others gained free access to a prime front of stage spot.Alesha MacPhailHundreds of locals on Bute attend emotional candlelit vigil in memory of tragic Alesha MacphailDevastated islanders held the vigil in the town’s Guildford Square to show their support for the six year old’s family.TransportAt least 10 killed and more than 70 injured in Turkey train crashThe train was heading to Istanbul when it derailed with five of its carriages crashing of the tracks..