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3 hrs ago | WKOW-TV
The Henry Vilas Zoo held an Earth Day celebration on Saturday. A number of activities were available that focused on the importance of biodiversity in Madison.
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The Dane County Farmer's's market is open for the season. It started back in 1972 and is the largest producers-only market in the U-S.
12 hrs ago | Milwaukee Courier Online
Caption: "Jungle Kings" deals with the processing of black and brown men into a world of gangs and prison culture.
A federal appeals court Friday upheld Gov. Scott Walker's public union restrictions, dealing another loss to unions trying to overturn the Republican governor's signature legislation that led to massive protests at the Wisconsin Capitol three years ago.
A Dane County judge has thrown out sobriety tests given to a former bishop charged in a hit-and-run crash that killed a jogger last year.
April is Alcohol Awareness Month. I can just hear some of you now: "As if we didn't have enough awareness of alcohol."
There is much to celebrate this April 20 in Madison. Not only did Dane County voters pass a pro-legalization advisory referendum by a near 65/35 margin April 1, the just ended legislative session saw a record number of cannabis law reform bills including comprehensive medical, legalization of small amounts, industrial hemp, decriminalization and ... (more)
Shortly after 3:00 Thursday afternoon, Dane County Sheriff's deputies were called to a single vehicle rollover crash on Oak Park Road, just north of Lea Drive.
A judge has ruled that field sobriety tests conducted on a former Lutheran bishop accused of driving drunk and killing a woman with his car are inadmissible.
Madison businessman Bill Lubing is ready to turnip the beet as the new manager of the Dane County Farmers' Market , which will return to the square Saturday for the first time this year.
Governor Scott Walker and Republican lawmakers scored another legal victory Friday in their approval of the Act 10 public union bargaining limits.
The first, outdoor Dane County Farmer's Market will be held Saturday on the Capitol Square.
Nathan Comp reports on a new state law that eliminates the requirement that votes for all write-in candidates be counted.
Both politicians and veterans service professionals are expressing concerns that a new online claims system being initiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs could result in longer wait times for veterans in Wisconsin.
A Wisconsin appeals court Thursday revived a civil rights lawsuit brought against state officials by a group of sign-carrying protesters who were ticketed at the state Capitol in 2011.
In a move that casts further doubt on his intention to seek a third term in the state Assembly, Rep. Brett Hulsey has signed the nomination papers for Mark Clear, a city of Madison alder who is running for Hulsey's seat.
Because of the record low temperatures and a propane shortage this past winter, the number of people struggling to pay their utility bills is up 30 percent compared to previous years.