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This one comes out of nowhere... The Madison Courier reports that ABRA has asked the Madison Regatta to go to the "duel" style of racing, such as that used in Valleyfield last year. Two boats at a time going head-to-head in an elimination style.

Regatta President Crystal McHargue told the Madison Courier they'll be sticking to their own format.

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Former Madison Regatta treasurer pleads guilty


According to the Madison Courier, Ann Geyman has agreed to a plea deal. She reportedly wrote and signed more than 20 checks on the Regatta bank accounts and use the $24,000 to pay credit card bills. Geyman was a former President of the Madison Regatta, but was treasurer during three years when the Regatta lost money and nearly shut down.