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Loosening COVID-19 limitations could ruin UW, Dane County progress

Loosening indoor and outdoor gathering limitations could hurt past progress in effort to return to normalcy

Science News

Dane County, Madison, Slipstream to improve energy efficiency at City-County Building through federal grant

Department of Energy grant will retrofit City-County Building with triple pane window, LED lighting system

City of Madison

Madison School District proposes early return to in-person learning, teachers union not ready

Concern arises over unsafe case numbers, lack of vaccinations

City of Madison

Pandemic, polar vortex do not hinder Madison’s homeless shelters

The Beacon and The Salvation Army offer pandemic success stories

City of Madison

BIPOC community of Madison less likely to get mental health support despite higher COVID-19 rates

'The cultural stigma in discussing and addressing mental health illnesses is also prevalent, particularly among communities of color,' state rep. says

City of Madison

Wisconsinites vote for state superintendent in spring primary election

'State superintendent has the opportunity to advance important values like racial equity and help uplift public schools,' Young Progressive representative says

State of Wisconsin

Non-partisan redistricting commission used to address gerrymandering

Gerrymandering can result in one political party winning an election, even if the other party got the majority of the vote

Editorial

The Badger Herald Editorial Board endorses Juliana Bennett for Madison District 8 alder

Bennett, a co-founder of the UW BIPOC Coalition, is running to replace current District 8 Alder Max Prestigiacomo

City of Madison

Dane County, City of Madison announce new permanent location for men’s homeless shelter

'This is so important to our community because it gives these men an opportunity to keep themselves safe and continue to work on next steps in their life,' Community Development Grants Supervisor says

City of Madison

Artwork created on plywood on Madison storefronts comes down

'I think these murals broke down barriers and it starts to bring you in to talk about what has happened,' Social Impact Investment Director says

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