Latest Lake Mendota Stories

Image 1 - Following A Watershed's Winding Path To Sustainability
2012-03-11 07:17:32

Cherokee Marsh, it's called, this sunken enclave surrounded by cattails and bulrushes. The marsh is a mere dot on a map of the state of Wisconsin, but its importance reaches far beyond the wetland's edge.

2008-08-05 21:00:13

By The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 5--Why does Madison need a municipal swimming pool when it has so many lakes? Critics of a city pool were fond of asking that question over the last half century.

2008-07-12 12:00:18

By Sisi Chen, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 12--High lake levels are making it harder for Madison's storm sewers to keep streets clear, although city engineers say major street flooding is unlikely.

2008-07-11 21:00:13

By Ryan Hebel, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 11--In a college town like Madison, the final school bell seems to echo in a blaring cacophony for three long months.

2008-07-06 18:00:15

By Ron Seely, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 6--The Madison lakes appeared to be gleaming over the Fourth of July weekend, beckoning beneath a mostly blue sky and home again to anglers, skiers, boaters and even swimmers on some beaches.

Word of the Day
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.