Near East


by Jordan Riesenberg | 08/19/2013 - 12:25pm

Smart density, not sprawl, is the smart approach to development and makes for efficient public services

by Rachel Schulze | 08/12/2013 - 4:17pm

It’s a clammy summer morning, and a group of Madisonians, some clad in long sleeves, jeans and rubber boots, has assembled in Brittingham Park along the shores of Monona Bay to go over what sounds like a battle plan.

“Let’s get going,” a leader tells the troops, giving directions to different people. “This is counterintuitive but bear with us,” he says as he explains the plan of attack.

He gives one group a specific assignment.

by Sean Kirkby | 08/08/2013 - 7:39pm

Ash tree (Photo Credit: Sean Kirkby)Ash tree (Photo Credit: Sean Kirkby)

An invasive beetle, which may be present in Dane County, could destroy almost a quarter of the trees that border city streets, according to city and state experts, but residents can slow down its spread by not transporting firewood.

by Sustain Dane | 08/06/2013 - 1:00am

The Bicycle Benefits program lets bikers cash in on two-wheeled travel

by Abby Becker | 07/31/2013 - 12:37pm

From farmers’ fields to dinner tables in the community, REAP Food Group seeks to build an environmentally and economically sustainable food system throughout the region.

by Sean Kirkby | 07/29/2013 - 10:41am

Reach Out Wisconsin series celebrating its second anniversary of fostering civil debates

by Scott Girard | 07/26/2013 - 10:30am

Organizers seeks to make Disability Pride Madison Festival an annual tradition

by Sean Kirkby | 07/25/2013 - 5:38pm

Program helps people with developmental disabilities share their stories and learn about gardening

by Rachel Schulze | 07/18/2013 - 10:46am

More than 800 cyclists will participate in Bike for Boys and Girls Club of Dane County

by Susan DeVos | 07/17/2013 - 8:32am

Improvements have been made, but Madison's parts still are not very bus-friendly

by Xin Wang | 07/12/2013 - 10:23am

Biking is a healthy way to travel, but new studies describe difficulties bikers face in sharing the road with cars