State DOJ says no to atheist group's request over Holmen land sale
The state Justice Department says it will not make the Village of Holmen nullify a recent sale of public land with a religious display on it.
Madison's Freedom from Religion Foundation was hoping to buy the property where the Holmen Lions Club has had a lighted star and cross display for years.
But the village recently sold the site to the Lions for $600, half of what the foundation offered.
The foundation said the sale seemed prearranged.