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Since 1976, Trek Bicycle Corporation has stayed Wisconsin through and through.
This house was owned by one of Madison’s earliest pioneers.
The latest episode highlighted a longtime UW-Madison chef.
Natural Path Sanctuary offers green burials.
It’s the 100th anniversary of the Caesar salad. Let’s eat.
There are so many interesting structures that call Madison home.
We rounded up a few now-closed Madison businesses that our followers feel nostalgia for.
Most of us probably don’t have our state and city flags memorized, but it’s worth studying up: Our flags’ designs reflect rich history.
Verona’s Casey FitzRandolph won a gold medal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympic Games.
“The Meeting” is a play coming soon to Madison College.
The son of the man who designed Monona Terrace was a toy man.
The civil rights leader visited Madison twice in his life.
Madison has a rich history of hiliarious residents.
This one’s for the history buffs. Take a walk back in time with us as we check out some historic landmarks around the isthmus.
One of the oldest synagogue buildings in the country resides in Madison.
We learned more about the lives and deaths of those buried at these local Madison cemeteries.
Learn more about the life and work of Phillis Wheatley at UW-Madison’s “250 Years of Phillis Wheatley” exhibit.
Madison has 180+ years of history. In this guide, we’re diving into how the city got its street names.
Do you remember the 21st night of September? The Wisconsin Historical Society does. Join on on a trip down memory lane to see what Madisonians from the past were up to this week throughout the years.
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For his 103rd birthday, Lt. Col. Harry Dillon Baker’s family is asking locals to send birthday cards and well wishes to the WWII veteran.
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