Latest Madison metropolitan area Stories

2008-09-03 00:00:24

By The Associated Press MADISON, Wis.

2008-08-06 12:00:57

By David Wahlberg, The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 6--Madison hospitals are adding eco-friendly touches to their food services, joining a growing number of hospitals treating food as "preventive medicine," a national group says. Meriter and St.

2008-08-06 00:00:31

Jerod Burke, principal of the Southwestern Elementary and Middle school in Hazel Green, resigned the position to accept a post with the Mount Horeb School District as its director of curriculum for grades pre-kindergarten through grade 12.

2008-08-05 21:00:16

By The Wisconsin State Journal Aug. 5--Six airline flights were diverted from Chicago's O'Hare Airport to Dane County Regional Airport on Monday because of severe thunderstorms in the Chicago area. Two flights were diverted to Madison between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.

2008-07-31 21:00:22

By The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 31--The Madison area has a lot of heart. Madison ranks third among 75 mid-sized cities nationally for volunteerism, according to a study released this week by the Corporation for National and Community Service. Being No.

2008-07-29 15:01:04

By Bryan Marshall, Richmond Register, Ky. Jul. 29--A two-year grant approved this week for the Madison County School District will provide funding to help educate children before they enter kindergarten.

2008-07-26 15:00:32

By Marv Balousek, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 26--The Dane County Regional Airport will lose 15.2 percent of its available outbound airline seats when new schedules take effect this fall.

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.

2008-07-10 12:00:33

By Anita Clark, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 10--If you 're new to Madison and try to find "Beltline " on a map, you 'll be out of luck. And if a friend proposes "drinking a boot, " you 'll be puzzled.

2008-07-08 12:01:16

By Marv Balousek, The Wisconsin State Journal Jul. 8--Meriter Heath Services announced plans Monday to move up to 250 administrative employees by late next year to a new building at the Novation Campus along Rimrock Road south of the Beltline.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.