Sunday May 12
Wisconsin students go to flight school building unmanned drones
Hovering just feet above the gym floor at Madison Area Technical College: what some see as the future of flight and others see as a scary vision of a future without privacy.
Thu May 09, 2013
Fitchburg woman who killed 6-year-old daughter sent to mental institution
A 30-year-old Fitchburg woman who pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing her 6-year-old daughter will spend up to 40 years in a state mental institution, according to the Wisconsin State Journal .
Wed May 08, 2013
Madison's Roman Candle pizza coming to Whitefish Bay
The Roman Candle Pizzeria, which has three restaurants in Madison, Middleton and Fitchburg, will open its first Milwaukee-area location in Whitefish Bay in autumn.
Tue May 07, 2013
Expanding Security State
A few days ago, I noticed this piece at FDL: " 'Homeland Security' Spending Overtakes New Deal " TomDispatch : this country has spent a jaw-dropping $791 billion on 'homeland security' since 9/11. To give you a sense of just how big that is, Washington spent an inflation-adjusted $500 billion on the entire New Deal.
Mon May 06, 2013
Subject of 8-hour manhunt waives extradition to Ill.
The man who triggered an eight-hour manhunt across Fitchburg and parts of Madison waived his extradition in Dane County Court Friday.
Sat May 04, 2013
Verona superintendent apologizes for lockdown issues
Several area schools were on high alert while FBI agents and local authorities searched for a "dangerous" fugitive who had been spotted in Fitchburg.
Fri May 03, 2013
Fugitive Emergency Calls Miss Nearby Residents
As the FBI and other agencies searched for fugitive Paris Poe Thursday, they sent an emergency telephone notification to about 30,000 phones registered near his last known location in Fitchburg.
Multiple agencies searching for 'dangerous' man
Numerous police agencies are assisting the FBI in searching for a Chicago man in Fitchburg who's wanted by the FBI.
Police searching in Wis. for man wanted by FBI
For intelligent commentary and analysis of political and daily events, Milwaukee turns to the top-rated Midday with Charlie Sykes.
Thu May 02, 2013
Police: Fugitive from Chicago arrested in Wisconsin
An Illinois fugitive was arrested Thursday evening on a Madison highway after a daylong manhunt in south-central Wisconsin that drove several local schools to lock down for hours and left neighbors on edge, police said.
Police near Madison Searching for Ill. Man Wanted by FBI
Officers and FBI agents began searching for 33-year-old Paris Poe on Thursday morning in Fitchburg, near Madison.
FBI confirms the suspect in Fitchburg is Paris Poe
FBI officials confirm the suspect authorities are searching for in Fitchburg is one of FBI's Most Wanted, Paris Poe.
Authorities Searching for Dangerous Person in Fitchburg; FBI on Scene
NBC15's Tim Elliott is at the scene. He witnessed half a dozen officers in tactical gear show up.
Wed May 01, 2013
The Daily Page
Pel'meni returns to downtown Madison in June
Pel'meni, the Russian dumpling shop that operated out of 505 State Street in the mid-'00s, is coming back to downtown in mid-June to 201 W. Gorham St., a space next to AJ Bombers.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Tenant's Rights Attack - 33 more changes
Late yesterday afternoon we learned of the newest attack on tenant rights . I gotta admit, when the Republicans attack tenants, they do it completely and thoroughly - and the particularly hate Madison, Fitchburg and Dane County tenants.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Tim's Travels: Purple Pride
This weekend, thousands of people covered in purple will descend on Warner Park in Madison! It's the Purple Stride event to benefit pancreatic cancer research.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
Remembering Bob Edgar
Common Cause President and CEO Bob Edgar. Bob Edgar lived by the guidance of an African proverb: "If you want to walk fast, walk alone.
Finextra Research news
Summit Credit Union packs branch with theatre sets to inspire members
A US credit union has packed an "inspiration branch" with stage set-style replicas of aspirational locations designed to help members visualise their dreams and goals.
Sat Apr 20, 2013
Fitchburg residents nominated for United Way volunteer awards
The reception will honor all the great volunteers throughout Dane County and the incredible impact they make in our community.