Veterans Museum traveling exhibit celebrates women in service

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum’s latest traveling exhibit, I Am Not Invisible, was unveiled Thursday with speeches from Governor Tony Evers and Salute the Troops Wisconsin executive director Kim Galske, highlighting a celebration of the state’s large veteran population. 

More college grads land jobs outside their majors — and that’s a good thing, experts say

According to a 2013 study conducted by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, only 27 percent of college graduates landed a job closely related to their majors. 

The trend continues to grow for people who graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree, as most liberal arts degrees do not point to distinct career routes; rather, they provide a set of skills that help job seekers maneuver the realm of the profession they ultimate choose.

Rates of robbery, battery increase in Marquette Neighborhood

The number of robberies, burglaries and batteries within a half-mile radius of the community’s Wil-Mar Neighborhood Center on Jenifer Street more than doubled since 2017, according to an analysis of Madison Police Department incident reports from the area.

City, Nonprofits Work For North Side Food Security

The Sherman neighborhood on Madison’s North Side is growing, but residents still notice a lack of healthy, local food.  Many families in the area have young children, so the demand for affordable meals and produce continues to grow.

Madison school board to address “zero tolerance” racial slur policy

Madison Metropolitan School District Board of Education members announced Monday night that they will work with school district administration to amend the zero-tolerance policy that resulted in the termination of Madison West High School security staff member Marlon Anderson. 

Questions Remain Unanswered Two Months After MG&E Fires

Mayor Satya Rhodes-Conway and local environmental advocates are calling for greater transparency nearly two months after fires at two Madison Gas & Electric substations in July, especially regarding PFAS, potentially harmful chemicals in the firefighting foam that have leaked into Madison's lakes.