- Madison Water Utility is continuing its popular Toilet Rebate Program for another year. MWU has set aside $250,000 to help fund the replacement of 2,500 old toilets in 2017. It’s all part of a continued focus on conservation, sustainability and efficiency that has helped the city’s annual water use...
- So, the City of Madison is doing its comprehensive planning update that is required every 10 years. This is what drives most development decisions in the city .
- From the upper floors of the Equinox apartment, oranges and beer cans were thrown down, injuring a Waukesha woman visiting friends in Madison early Saturday morning. According to a Madison Police Department incident report , the woman was crossing West Gorham Street around 2:25 a.m. when several young men shouted that someone was throwing oranges and beer from a balcony.
- Madison Parks and Glide Disc Golf along with partners Innova announce Madison's First Charity Disc Golf Tournament happening Sunday, January 29.
Don't miss your chance to play in Madison's first Charty Disc Golf Tournament at the newest disc golf course in the area -- Yahara Hills Winter Disc Golf ...
- Diehard fan crowded into Babes Sports Bar on Schroeder Road in Madison as their team struggled early against the Falcons. "Win or loss, we're still Packer fans.
- Tony Robinson's friends and family members gathered in Madison today to demonstrate against what they believe is Officer Matthew Kenney's return to patrol on the city's police force. by Officer Kenny in March of 2015 as he responded to reports that Robinson was jumping in front of cars and had threatened people.
- Handy-Holly, a 6-foot-2, 194-pound senior at Jackson High School, had scholarship offers from Louisville, Florida and Mississippi State among several other schools. He also visited Alabama last summer.
- Kirsten Sogaard, of Madison, applauds during a speech outside the state Capitol during a Women's March in Madison, Wis., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017. Kirsten Sogaard, of Madison, applauds during a speech outside the state Capitol during a Women's March in Madison, Wis., Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
- After a judge struck down a motion to dismiss four of the six recently introduced charges , University of Wisconsin student Alec Cook will be arraigned on all 21 counts of varying criminal charges. At the last bail hearing, Cook's defense team, Christopher Van Wagner and Jessa Nicholson, said they planned on filing a motion to dismiss some of the more recently introduced charges, particularly those related to disorderly conduct and stalking.
- In a news release this afternoon, Madison Police Spokesman Joel DeSpain called the estimated 75,000 to 100,000 people in the crowd "very well-behaved."
- CITY OF BELOIT A 29-year-old Beloit man has succumbed to his burn injuries from a house fire last Sunday. Investigators say the fire in the porch area of the house on Liberty Avenue likely started from smoking materials being too close to combustibles.
- Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly chambers during the Governor's state of the state speech at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker addresses a joint session of the Legislature in the Assembly chambers during the Governor's state of the state speech at the state Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, in Madison, Wis.
- About seventy-five supporters of President Donald Trump cheered his speech during an inauguration watch party Friday at a supper club on Madison's north side. Young and old gathered at Kavanaugh's Esquire Club on North Sherman Avenue, and reserved their longest applause for the president's remarks on retaining American jobs and boosting the economy, and on the power of God and country.
- Materials companies led U.S. stocks modestly higher Friday, recouping much of the market's loss from a day earlier and snapping a 5-day losi MADISON, Wis. - A judge refused on Friday to dismiss four charges against a suspended University of Wisconsin student accused of sexually assaulting and harassing several women, despite his attorneys' claims that some of his actions were no worse than "Happy Days" television character Arthur Fonzarelli's antics.
- Absentee voting for City of Madison residents begins Wednesday, February 1. In addition to the City Clerk’s Office, the City of Madison will offer absentee voting at all Madison Public Library locations and at Streets East. Absentee voting locations will expand to include the UW-Madison Student...
- Stuart A. Austin, 84, of Beloit, WI, died January 15, 2017 in Grant County, WI. He was born February 3, 1932 in Madison, WI, the son of Jacob and Helen Austin.
- Si todavía no tiene seguro médico, tiene hasta el 31 de enero para inscribirse en la cobertura proporcionada por la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio (ACA por sus siglas en inglés, conocido también como Obamacare). Para aquellos inscritos antes del 31, la cobertura entrará en vigor el 1 de...
- If you don’t have health insurance, you have until January 31 to enroll in coverage provided by the Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare). For those signing up before the 31st, coverage will take effect March 31, 2017, and enrollees will avoid any penalties for being uninsured.
- A group is organizing a march and rally near the Wisconsin State Capitol to voice their concerns about Friday's presidential inauguration. If you are downtown, depending on when you take your lunch or evening commute, the rally could affect you.
- NOVEMBER 05: U.S. President Barack Obama and rocker Bruce Springsteen wave to a crowd of 18,000 people during a rally on the last day of campaigning in the general election November 5, 2012 in Madison, Wisconsin. Obama and his opponent, Republican presidential nominee and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney are stumping from one 'swing state' to the next in a last-minute rush to persuade undecided voters.
- As President-elect Donald Trump prepares for the transfer of power, some members of the African-American community in the Madison area are still anxious for what's to come. "I am so excited about seeing this happen," said Bishop Harold Rayford, referring to the transfer of power between presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump.
- MINNEAPOLIS - A cross came down Tuesday from a Belle Plaine veterans memorial following the objections of a national watchdog group focused on the separation of church and state. The Freedom From Religion Foundation said the cross, which was part of a display with a kneeling soldier, had been put up in southern Minnesota city's Veterans Memorial Park, just off Highway 169.
- U.S. is likely to lose several of its mild summer days, study finds A new study published looks at the impact of climate change on so-called "mild" weather. Check out this story on USATODAY.com: http://usat.ly/2jDXgK2 Bailey Leighton and her miniature pinscher "Baby Girl" enjoy the area's mild temperatures while making their way along the Capitol City Trail in Madison, Wis.
- A parade called “Women’s March on Madison” is planned for Saturday, January 21st in downtown Madison. The parade will start at Library Mall, 728 State Street, at noon on Saturday. Participants are then expected to march up State Street to the capitol.
Although parade participants are required to...
- The City of Madison is set to experience warming temperatures and rain in the coming days, but many of our storm sewer inlets are still blocked with snow and ice. The City of Madison Engineering Division has been hard at work clearing these inlets, but there are so many in the city, their staff...
- City of Madison officials are holding the project kick-off meeting for the Cottage Grove Road Activity Centers Plan on Tuesday, January 31. The meeting will be held from 6-8 p.m. in the Atrium Room of the Olbrich Gardens (3330 Atwood Ave., Madison, WI 53704).
The City of Madison Planning Division...
- The Streets Division is happy to report that due to the hard work by our field staff and managers that we are caught up on refuse, recycling, and large item collections that were delayed due to the ice event earlier this week. All collections are back on schedule.
Areas of the Tuesday refuse and...
- A man who admitted fatally shooting a business acquaintance and wounding his friend at a Madison auto shop is on trial, with his attorney indicating the gunman felt threatened. Prosecutors say on Nov. 13, 2015, Mouth and 70-year old Tom Dreger argued at Mouth's auto shop, over Mouth's fiancee's default on land contract payments to Dreger for the auto business' property.
- Leading up to the Border Battle on ice this weekend in Madison, Wis., the neighboring states are giving a glimpse as to why the hockey talent in the upper Midwest is so good. Former Badgers standout Joe Piskula tweeted a video of what appears to be him skating on frozen streets in Wisconsin with the caption, "How Wisco kids get so good at hockey."
- Madison police are asking for the public's assistance in helping find a nine-month-old girl and return her to her mother. Little Za'Nia Johnson is believed to be with her father, 27-year-old Kody Johnson, Sr. Johnson refused to return the little girl to her mother January 4 and police now have probable cause arrest him for felony child custody interference.
- Data Dimensions recently opened its newest of seven facilities; a Business Development office in downtown Madison, Wis. The new office will serve as home to its new team of Inside Business Development Associates.
- MADISON, Wis . – Toshiba is considering a plan to spin off its chip business and sell a partial stake in the unit to Western Digital, reported Japanese financial daily newspaper Nikkei .
- The National Park Service says it's still too dangerous to explore the Apostle Islands ice caves off the Wisconsin shore of Lake Superior. When accessible, the majestic ice caves have attracted tens of thousands of visitors to the area.
- U OF WISCONSIN SPECIALIST LISTS FIVE TOP TRENDS DRIVING CHANGES IN AGRICULTURE Jan. 18, 2017 Source: University of Wisconsin news release Tools, technology and a changing workforce are driving changes in the agriculture landscape - changes that can to have a positive impact on the agriculture industry both in Wisconsin and across the world, according to John Shutske, University of Wisconsin-Extension biological systems specialist at UW-Madison. "The rapid increase in technology changes that has
- Last summer, on July 3rd, Adam Craig dove into shallow water in Madison's Lake Monona, breaking his neck and severely damaging his spinal cord. With this kind of injury, the costs are astronomical typically more than $1 million in the first year, with subsequent annual expenses around $185,000.
- The University of Wisconsin Madison Chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity was placed on suspension Tuesday, by the student-led Committee on Student Organizations. The fraternity has been banned from all university activities, and is barred from holding events, activities, as well as operating with the rights and privileges of a Registered Student Organization, until March 1st, 2017.
- A former Dane County Sheriff's deputy was convicted Tuesday of felony delivering illegal articles to an inmate, as part of a plea agreement. As part of the agreement, three other felony charges against 37-year old Victoria Long of Portage were dismissed.
- For most young people, the changes associated with coming of age can seem daunting, and when combined with the instability that comes with an arrest, it can become unmanageable. Restorative justice programs like the TimeBank's Youth Court Program and the Dane County Community Restorative Courts work toward reshaping the traditional criminal justice model.
- As Republicans in Congress push to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, health care professionals in Wisconsin are warning about the consequences of the move. During a news conference at the Capitol Monday, Dr. Jeff Huebner of Madison, board chair of the National Physicians Alliance, said that a full repeal will break a promise made to many Americans that everyone can have access to high quality healthcare, regardless of their ability to pay or the presence of any pre-existing condition.
- MADISON, Wis. - Settling a persistent scientific controversy, a long-awaited report shows that restricting calories does indeed help rhesus monkeys live longer, healthier lives.
- The City of Madison Food Policy Council announces the 2017 SEED Grant cycle to address food access issues in our community. SEED Grants are small grants designed to support new and recently emerging projects or programs that support access to healthy food in our community.
The City of Madison 2017...
- The icy weather will cause delays in refuse, recycling, and large item collections as the Streets Division will be diverting crews from these facets to help treat the roads and city sidewalks.
Refuse and recycling collection on January 17 will focus first in the areas of the city with a Monday...
- Frank F. Shuler, age 90, of Blue Spring Lake in Palmyra, died peacefully on January 15, 2017 at Rainbow Hospice in Johnson Creek. Frank was born on April 1, 1926 the son of Frank and Ruth Shuler.
- January 16, 2016, is Martin Luther King day . Many people had the day off and there were events all over the state honoring the late great Dr. King.
- Wafig M. Jebarah, 49, of Los Angeles, is charged in Rock County Court with five counts of identity theft for financial gain. Janesville police used store surveillance video to connect the local crimes to Jebarah, who was being held in Dane County on 11 similar charges, according to a criminal complaint.
- Authorities say a dog walker who became the victim of an unusual, road rage incident was able to disarm another man, and give the hand gun to a passerby. Middleton Police officials say that passerby called 911, leading to Saturday's arrest of 22-year old Andrew Bilek.
- In solidarity with the WoA men's March on Washington D.C. that is taking place Saturday, Jan. 21, the public is invited to a peaceful gathering from 9 to 10 a.m. that day on the Main Street bridge in downtown Fort Atkinson. "The Women's March on Fort Atkinson is the collective voice of Wisconsin advocates for equality and inclusion," local organizers said.
- The winter storm that's expected to begin overnight Sunday will have Madison City street crews out in full force. Streets Superintendent Chris Kelly says his division will work 32 teams to maintain salt routes on the main, major thoroughfares, Madison Metro bus routes and roads around schools and hospitals.
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