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Past articles by Gretchen:

Oregon High School students walk out in support for abortion rights

Oregon High School students say they’d rather sacrifice their education than live in a country where abortion becomes largely illegal. → Read More

Metro Transit, Dane Co. airport react to federal mask mandate being lifted

It’s a big change for the transportation industry, and the Biden administration doesn’t object; neither do the local transit system, airport or travelers. → Read More

“They very clearly set a precedent:” Massive solar energy plant to be built in rural community despite some pushback

A massive solar energy plant is headed for the towns of Deerfield and Christiana. Last week the Public Service Commission approved construction of the 465 megawatt Koshkonong Solar Energy Center, the largest in Dane Co. → Read More

Don’t scramble: Egg demand is high, but supply is lower than usual

With Easter and Passover right around the corner, you may have noticed: eggs are the latest consumer good experiencing a price hike. → Read More

Disabled, elderly residents concerned by Metro Transit Redesign draft

Eliminating some current routes will require bus riders to walk farther to the new stops. This is a real concern for the elderly and disabled community on the north side. → Read More

Battle of the Badges: A rivalry on the ice for a good cause

Madison Police and Fire hit the ice Saturday for the 5th annual Battle of the Badges. → Read More

Cambridge Asst. Fire Chief dies, department says

The Cambridge Volunteer Fire Department is mourning the death of Second Assistant Chief Randy North. → Read More

Final touches, testing underway on Beltline Flex Lane

A years-long project is nearing the end of the road. The Flex Lane between Whitney Way and the I-39/90 Interchange is in its final stages. → Read More

From virtual rehearsals to live audience: local students prepare for classical Indian dance recital

After practicing virtually for a year, three local students are preparing to share their traditional art form with a live audience. → Read More

Compelled to donate to Ukraine? Beware of scammers

As the crisis in Ukraine intensifies, you may be compelled to aid in relief efforts. But as the Better Business Bureau and State Department of Trade and Consumer protection warn, scammers will take advantage of your goodwill. → Read More

Dane Co. mask mandate expires; what it means for businesses, shoppers, workers

Now, it’s up to businesses on whether to require face coverings or not. → Read More

All hands on deck across Madison during ice storm

An ice storm is impacting everyone’s day in our way or another, from a slick morning commute to schools closing. The storm is impact how several organizations across the city go about their work today. → Read More

Janesville restauranteur’s incredible Titanic connection inspires documentary

The Cozy Inn restaurant is well known in Janesville for its authentic Chinese cuisine. But it’s owner Tom Fong’s family history that is generating box office buzz. → Read More

Historic Rubin’s furniture store may become boutique hotel

A fixture of downtown Madison is moving out of its historic location and a boutique hotel could be moving in. → Read More

“In my heart I think he’s in this area”: Changing seasons doesn’t stop mother from searching for missing son

Seven months later and a transition from summer to winter, his family is not giving up the search. → Read More

Father, lawyer of man shot in officer-involved shooting speak out

The attorney representing Quadren Wilson says the officer-involved shooting that left his client with bullets in the back is at the very least, confusing. → Read More

“Like David against Goliath”: Potential for Cottage Grove Amazon distribution warehouse has some residents concerned

The world’s largest retailer may be putting down roots in the village of Cottage Grove. → Read More

MPD investigates hit-and-run crash

Madison Police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that happened Saturday afternoon. → Read More

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events happening in the Madison area

Monday is a federal holiday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr., and people in the Madison community are gathering to remember his life and legacy. → Read More

“Sheer depression and chaos”: Residents of Sauk City mobile home community given 31 days to vacate

Residents of a Sauk City mobile home community have until the end of January to vacate the property and remove their homes, according to those who live there. → Read More