Thursday, February 11, 2016
Personalized education has gotten plenty of attention the past few years in the Verona Area School District, both positive and negative. Over the past year, that attention has spread to the district’s behavior initiatives, which are become increasingly personalized, as well. Last spring,... + continue reading
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
When Ed Bartell became the city’s first urban forester and naturalist, in 2001, there were only 2,000 inventoried public trees in Fitchburg.  Now there are 8,000.  And while he’s planted thousands of trees, some of the most rewarding parts of his job have been planting seeds... + continue reading
Sunday, February 7, 2016
The Fitchburg Fire Department will replace a 23-year-old ladder truck for $1.09 million before the end of the year – and it will still be green. Lt. Dave Berman told the Fitchburg Star that the old ladder truck, made by Seagrave and first put to use in 1993 in Fitchburg, had been... + continue reading
Sunday, January 17, 2016
1. Sports center on the horizon Fitchburg will soon debate the finer points of a proposed sports and event complex in the city’s Uptown neighborhood. A project of GK Sports Development Team, the proposed complex would cost approximately $77 million, according to developers, but as much as... + continue reading
Friday, January 15, 2016
Developers want to double the number of units at the Sun Valley Apartment buildings on Fish Hatchery over the next several years. The Plan Commission will discuss the application to redevelop the site to contain around 400 “upscale” units, at its Jan. 19 meeting, at 7 p.m. in the... + continue reading

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02/08/2016
Three incumbents for the Madison school board will run unopposed in the spring election. Board members Dean Loumos, TJ Mertz and James Howard all will run for re-election, according to the Wisconsin... + continue reading

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02/10/2016
When Ed Bartell became the city’s first urban forester and naturalist, in 2001, there were only 2,000 inventoried public trees in Fitchburg.  Now there are 8,000.  And while he... + continue reading

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02/11/2016
The Verona Area School District could have fewer open enrollment students entering in 2016-17 than in the current school year. The school board approved 88 spots for general education open... + continue reading
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01/14/2016
The Madison West High School boys hockey team advanced to the Culvers Cup championship game for the second straight season Dec. 30 at the Madison Ice Arena, but Big Eight rival Madison Memorial once... + continue reading

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We want to see your photos of Tuesday's winter storm! So when you're building a snowman or shoveling the driveway, bring a camera along with you and send us your best shots. Your... + continue reading

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Fitchburg restaurateur David Heide is widely recognized as one of the top chefs in the Madison area. In November, his image appeared on the cover of Isthmus newspaper along with a handful of the area... + continue reading

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I  grew up in a family where we were constantly on the go.  I’m sure most of you can relate. From band practice and speech contests to sporting events and practices, we never had... + continue reading

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