Stories tagged: "Madison"

A COVID-19 outbreak forced Mondovi Middle & High School to close just four days into the new school year. With school having just started, hundreds of students and staff across Wisconsin have been forced to quarantine due to contracting or being exposed to COVID-19. (Photo via Mondovi School District)
Most Wisconsin School Districts Aren’t Requiring Masks. There Are Already Outbreaks.

With school barely back in session, hundreds of kids and staff are already COVID-positive or quarantined across Wisconsin.

Des Moines Taco Fest was deemed the "Fyre Festival" of taco festivals. Now, the organizers, who have left a trail of disappointed taco lovers across the country, are hosting a Madison festival this month. (Photo by Joe Raetz via Iowa Starting Line)
Tacos, Margaritas, Music: What Could Go Wrong? A Lot, Apparently.

AZ Food Festivals, organizer of Madison Taco Fest, has racked up complaints across the country and at least one state Attorney General is investigating.

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minnesota), left, and Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wiscosnsin) met with voting rights advocates Thursday in Madison to discuss ongoing efforts to protect the right to vote. (Photo by Christina Lieffring)
Sens. Baldwin, Klobuchar Meet With Voting Rights Advocates in Madison

Baldwin brings in the Minnesotan who oversees a Senate committee that’s working to pass bills protecting voting rights.

Downtown Racine (Photo via Facebook/City of Racine)
COVID Relief Funds Were ‘Saving Grace’ for Cash-Strapped Cities

Racine, Wausau, and Madison among Wisconsin cities seeing huge benefit from millions of dollars in COVID relief.

Democratic Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers signs the Reublican-written state budget that includes a $2 billion income tax cut on Thursday, July 8, 2021, at Cumberland Elementary School in Whitefish Bay, Wis. (AP Photo/Scott Bauer)
‘Isn’t Good Enough for Our Kids’: Evers Signs GOP Budget Despite Concerns

Governor reluctantly signs a budget that uses the state's surplus on tax cuts rather than education and infrastructure.

Wisconsin Center Vaccine Sign
FEMA Adding a Vaccine Clinic in Milwaukee to Catch Up With State Numbers

Madison and Eau Claire may also get federal help to boost the vaccination rate.

This is the first winter market being held at the recently renovated Garver Feed Mill on Madison's east side. (Photo © Andy Manis)
Indoor Market a Big Winter Win for Farmers and Customers

Newly relocated, it's an economic boost for growers