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You may be listening to “In Our Backyard,” but this story could more appropriately be called “Not In Our Backyard.” Last Thursday’s public meeting on Dane County’s proposed temporary homeless shelter for the vacant Teen Loft space on East Washington Avenue brought out a number of fuming neighborhood residents. View Larger Map […]
Voters head to the polls tonight to decide the next president of the United States. What will their choice mean for basic science funding in the future?
There’s something brewing in Reedsburg. From this Friday evening, October 12th, through Sunday, October 21st, the Wormfarm Institute brings Wisconsin the Fermentation Fest, a celebration of all things bubbly, burbly, cultured, or fermented. There are classes in making your own pickles or cheese, there are roadside stands vending local produce, there is a bluegrass […]
Last week, Mayor Paul Soglin unveiled a 266.4 million dollar budget for next year. But the process doesn’t stop here. Now the Common Council will take up the spending plan, and there are sure to be plenty of amendments proposed. Council members met Monday night to begin reviewing the spending plan. Isthmus reporter Joe […]
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In an election most analysts say comes down to voter turnout, wards across the state have reported high turnout today. Dane County Clerk Karen Peters called turnout “just wild,” and Madison City Clerk Maribeth Witzel-Behl said, “We’re swamped.” At 5:20pm, Witzel-Behl said she ordered more ballots printed. Milwaukee had to call in extra poll workers. […]