City

 

by Logan Garcia | 10/11/2017 - 10:22am

A Hy-Vee Mobile Immunization Center that will provide free flu shots (Photo courtesy of Hy-Vee)A Hy-Vee Mobile Immunization Center that will provide free flu shots (Photo courtesy of Hy-Vee)

United Way of Dane County and Hy-Vee are partnering to offer free flu vaccinations in October and November.

United Way will cover the cost for uninsured individuals to get shots. Accepted insurers include Medicare, WI Medicaid, BadgerCare, Unity, GHC, Dean, and Physicians Plus.

Tags: City, Services
by Lauren Thill | 10/09/2017 - 3:15pm

 

The 2016-2017 annual report of the Madison Metropolitan School District shows gains in reading and math comprehension, as well as progress for English language learners, but lags behind in building personalized pathways to college for high school students.

by Alana Conley | 08/28/2017 - 11:59am

(Madison City Hall/Madison Commons)(Madison City Hall/Madison Commons)

Local officials are looking for a way to honor former President Barack Obama in Madison, but a proposal to name the City-County building after the 44th president is unlikely to proceed.

Tags: City Life, City
by Samantha Loomis | 08/21/2017 - 12:16pm

  

In an effort to grow economic vitality and create strong, safe neighborhoods on the southeast side of Madison, the City of Madison is seeking to uplift the Cottage Grove Road Corridor that has underwent major changes over the last few years.

by Logan Garcia | 08/16/2017 - 11:41am

 Courtney Ross and Clay Yapp work on pizzas for Farm Fresh Pizza Nights at Troy Farm. Ross is a current student in the Beginning Farmers Training program at the farm, and Yapp completed it in 2006 (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).Courtney Ross and Clay Yapp work on pizzas for Farm Fresh Pizza Nights at Troy Farm. Ross is a current student in the Beginning Farmers Training program at the farm, and Yapp completed it in 2006 (Logan Garcia/Madison Commons).

Farming can be more fun than traveling Central America or studying bald eagles, according to Courtney Ross, who graduated with a degree in biology from UW-Steven’s Point earlier this year.

Tags: Food, City, People
by Jack Kelly | 08/14/2017 - 1:47pm

 

(Entrance to the Duck Pond/Courtesy of Channel3000)(Entrance to the Duck Pond/Courtesy of Channel3000) 

United Way of Dane County will begin its 2017 fundraising campaign on Aug. 22 when it hosts a kickoff event at the Madison Mallards’ Duck Pond.

The late-summer event will be the first of the organization’s “Season of Caring” initiative, and the nonprofit is hoping to bring together more than 500 volunteers at Warner Park, according to a United Way of Dane County statement.

by Gretchen Christensen | 08/04/2017 - 11:00am

If you only read one local news story this week, it should be this one about a Madison bakery that will be affected by Kwik Trip’s buy-outs of PDQs.

Education

by Jack Kelly | 07/31/2017 - 2:38pm

The Madison Community Foundation announced Wednesday their third of 12 major gifts totaling roughly $1 million as a part of the organization’s 75th anniversary celebration, revealing their latest initiative from the rooftop of the Madison Children’s Museum.

The setting of the announcement afforded those in attendance a front-row view of the focus of MCF’s latest initiative: the Wisconsin State Capitol. 2017 marks the 100th anniversary of the government building.

by Gretchen Christensen | 07/20/2017 - 10:23am

Development

by Stephanie Sykes | 03/20/2014 - 10:39am

Growth among community has made a larger space necessary

by Karen Vieth | 11/15/2013 - 3:00am

Route 31, created through local activism, transforms Owl Creek neighborhood  

by Michael Tews | 11/14/2013 - 11:57am

Collaborative effort seeks to preserve city's parks and other natural spaces