Category: Environment

Make The Magic

Posted April 14th, 2014 @ 7:32 AM by

One of my favorite charities – Camp Kesem – UW Madison, is having their annual fundraiser – Make the Magic. Make the Magic is our only annual fundraising event. At this event, we also hope to spread the word throughout our community to tell more people about Camp Kesem! When? Saturday, April 26, 2014 from […]


Posted January 9th, 2013 @ 10:26 AM by

Governor Walker promised us(among other things) that his administration would help create 250,000 jobs. After two years(of a four year term) the Governor has once again failed miserably, as his total to date of 37,011 leaves him 212,989 jobs left to meet his promise! After two years of republican led civil war on our state, […]

Worst. Column. EVER!

Posted November 19th, 2012 @ 10:43 AM by

By now everyone knows that Scott Walker promised as part of his campaign, that he would “create” 250,000 jobs. “get government out of the way of employers … who will then help Wisconsin create 250,000 jobs by 2015, and as we create those new jobs, we will be able to add 10,000 new businesses.” We […]

Hydrite Meeting Tonight!

Posted November 4th, 2011 @ 10:43 AM by

Hydrite Chemical is a company that has a location in Cottage Grove that many people are not even aware exists. With the troubling smell and the numerous spills coming from this facility, that is changing. Tonight there is a meeting at Flynn Hall at 5PM to discuss the issuing of a permit extension of their […]

Which MM is more popular? Mark Miller or Mike Mikalsen?

Posted March 15th, 2011 @ 11:53 AM by

Tonight in the Village Of Cottage Grove, appointed village president Mike Mikalsen and Dane County Supervisor David Wiganowsky, are holding a fundraiser for Dane County executive candidate Eileen Bruskewitz, at 1855 Saloon and Grill. They are also holding a recall Mark Miller petition signing. In case there was any doubt, Mike Mikalsen and David Wiganowsky […]

Dane County Executive poll

Posted February 9th, 2011 @ 8:43 AM by

The Spring Primary is less than a week away. With the questions surrounding the poll released by Joe Parisi\’s campaign, I thought I would take a “scientific” poll. I personally am supporting Scott Mcdonell for Dane County Executive. I think he best understands the term “the commons’ and is not scared to stand up to […]

Paying Attention in Cross Plains….

Posted July 18th, 2010 @ 4:15 PM by

Hopes for better water quality and for redevelopment in Dane County do not have to conflict…or do they? The Village of Cross Plains has proposed a “Black Earth Creek Greenway Project,” which would extend Lagoon Street (one street south of Highway 14/Main Street) along Black Earth Creek in order to redevelop the downtown business area.  In […]

Slow News Week Thursday

Posted April 1st, 2010 @ 11:15 AM by

The slow news week continues, so I have to make my own . . . luckily I have some material you won’t be reading about in the paper, yet. SUSTAINABLE AG ON COUNTY BOARD AGENDA TONIGHTThe county moved at a city pace on this one, but it was well worth the wait! IT’S OFFICIAL!First “This […]

New Year’s Eve Round Up

Posted December 31st, 2009 @ 12:51 PM by

There were too many items yesterday for me not to do a round up – so here it is . . . COUNTY BOARD CANDIDATESI checked the office yesterday, many people on the list got more papers in, but no new candidates. I may update later today. People can still file Monday or up until […]

Brief Snowy Tuesday Round Up

Posted December 22nd, 2009 @ 1:43 PM by

More snow! Wow. Yesterday was the first day of winter, the longest night of the year, but I’m done with winter already. A LOT OF GOOD “EMPLOYEE OWNED” DOESWoodman’s cutting mental health insurance for their 2,000 employees? What? Right, the employees made that decision? Some delightful ignorance, from one of their “employees” named Clint Woodman […]

Short Week Monday Morning Round Up

Posted December 21st, 2009 @ 2:14 PM by

Edgewater free round up . . . CITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT MIASo, where is our Economic Development Commission, our Economic Development Director and city leadership? With all the talk of jobs and the economy, wouldn’t you think buying local would have been a top priority this shopping season? NO WONDER THERE IS SO MUCH SHERIFF’S OVERTIMEWhat […]