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City staff recommends funding for three neighborhood leadership programs for underrepresented residents

A city RFP wants to foster neighborhood leadership development and support civic engagement in areas where “residents tend to be underrepresented in City processes and decision making in general.” Read more

New public art a part of Monroe Street reconstruction

The major reconstruction project is on schedule, and many of the public art pieces will be installed this fall.  Read more

Southern Wisconsin neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published in today's edition of the Read more


Nurse Practitioner opening near Madison

Growing primary care practice an hour north of Madison, WI has an immediate opening for a Nurse Practitioner. Read more


Unique insurance company offers Southern Wisconsin people rates starting at $5 per month.

Locals can get renters or homeowners insurance at low starting rates


Security solutions to keep your Southern Wisconsin family and home safe this spring

Talk to a local expert about a digital alarm system that will protect your family and belongings.

In the midst of Wisconsin's U.S. Senate race, frank discussions about opioid addiction

U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin met with recovery advocates and others whose lives have been affected by addiction earlier this month in Eau Claire.  Read more

Madison Water Utility applies for 30% rate hike; money not for reducing $6M deficit

The Madison Water Utility has applied for a 30 percent overall rate increase which would add about $7.40 a month to the average residential customer's bill. Read more

Leah Vukmir: I welcome Donald Trump's offer to campaign for me in Wisconsin

“He did make that offer and we would love to have him come here," Vukmir said.  Read more

The ultimate garage sale guide for this weekend

Don't miss the great deals at these yard sales around Southern Wisconsin. Read more

'Craniacs' conservation group Operation Migration shutting down after 25 years

The nonprofit helped reintroduce whooping cranes to the United States after they were reduced to just 15 birds in the 1940's. Read more

Suspect in custody after woman shot in chest in Waunakee, police say

Waunakee Police Chief Kevin Plendl said the victim was shot inside the Creekside Condominiums building on the 200 block of Kearney Way, and a male suspect was found inside another unit in the building. Read more

Man charged with reckless injury for State Street apartment shooting

An apparent dispute between residents at a State Street apartment building led to a shooting in May. Read more


Wisconsin sports

While impressing Packers teammates, Jake Kumerow hoping shoulder injury doesn’t derail momentum

Fortunately, a league source said Friday that the wide receiver's shoulder injury — a sprained SC joint — suffered Thursday night wasn't as serious as feared. Read more

Business briefing

LÜM, a Madison startup, launches its music-streaming platform for undiscovered artists

On the heels of raising a half-million dollars in capital and winning a major pitching competition, the music-streaming company Live Undiscovered Music has officially launched its app. Read more

Entertainment and leisure

ADHD kids? Get rid of the sugar, add yoga and try this new technology to calm the mind

With more than 6 million U.S. children and teens suffering from ADHD, parents and clinicians are trying new ways to help kids focus. Read more

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