A great neighborhood center opens on the east side … the backlash builds to life on campus … and a great man dies. Some of the stories making news fifty years ago this month. Madison, October 1968 October 1—Around 1 a.m., someone cuts the glass of a window of the state headquarters of the Selective […]
A bill passed in 2017 allowed Wisconsin farmers the opportunity to grow hemp for the first time in nearly fifty years. The first round of hemp farmers have finished harvesting their crops, including Whilden Hughes of Hughes Farms in Rock County. He’s just one of two farmers in Rock County, and one of only 184 […]
Last Wednesday, Mayor Paul Soglin proposed a $332,000,000 operating budget for 2019. Nearly $77,000,000 of that money would go toward the Madison Police Department, but not all of Police Chief Michael Koval’s requests were included. While Soglin’s budget meets Koval’s top priorities, it would not fund a data analyst position, which an MPD spokesperson says […]
Walker and Evers are locked in a dead heat, according to Wednesday’s Marquette University Law School poll. Walker leads Evers by a single point — 47 to 46 percent, well within the margin of error. Pence rallied to push Walker over that threshold today at his stop at a Golf Course and Country Club in […]
High drama over high stakes for Monona Terrace, cheers for Fidel Castro, and applause for entertainers from South Africa, France, and Kenosha, and an iconic store branches out. Just some of the things going on 58 years ago this month. Madison, October 1960 October 1 – South African singer Miriam Makeba, who has become an […]
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