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Treinen Farm presents new thought-experiments corn maze

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Treinen Farm Corn Maze is returning this year with a new theme: Schrödinger’s Cat and Other Thought Experiments. Located in Lodi, WI, Treinen Farm is home to fall experiences such as walking trails, pumpkin picking, bonfires and a corn maze nominated for USA Today’s 2021 top ten corn mazes in the U.S.
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Fitchburg woman, Dane County Humane Society take part in large-scale Texas animal rescue

Nearly 100 animals found new homes across the Midwest last month after the Dane County Humane Society led a cross country trip in a cargo plane from Texas. Amy Good, a Fitchburg resident and director of development for the Dane County Humane Society, coordinated the air transport from El Paso, Texas to Wisconsin Aviation in Madison on July 1. Texas shelters were struggling with overcrowding and numbers were nearing euthanization territory, she said.

Meet Unity: Dane Co. dog looking for furrever home

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Of the 100 animals that arrived on a plane from Texas to Madison to find new homes last month, just one is still waiting to find its furrever home. The Dane County Humane Society announced Wednesday that Unity, a young mixed breed, is still looking for a loving family to adopt her.
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1:45 Feel Good Story: WI Town Falls In Love With Huge Beach Ball / Role Model Barbies Honor Healthcare Workers

The town of Stoughton, WI (near Madison) has been entertained lately by a giant beach ball that orginally blew over the owners yard fence and rolled down the sidewalk. Now, as it makes it’s rounds, like a large, multi-colored spherical tumbleweed, people have taken permanent markers and signed their name to it! The ball has even been named “Roly Poly Ole.” (Read the full story from 98.1 KHAK here.)
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Madison Black Restaurant Week to highlight nearly 40 Black-owned food businesses

The sixth annual Madison Black Restaurant Week is celebrating nearly 40 restaurants, food carts, caterers and specialty food service providers on Aug. 8-15. According to a release, businesses across Madison and surrounding cities will be participating in Black Restaurant Week hosted by the Madison Black Chamber of Commerce. There will be pop-up kitchen events and a Black Restaurant Week Bingo.

Henry Vilas Zoo closes some indoor spaces over COVID-19 surge

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - The Henry Vilas Zoo has closed indoor public spaces Wednesday night due to the surge of COVID-19 cases. The zoo posted on Facebook that it had closed the indoor part of the Primate Building and Herpetarium. The Aviary continues to be closed. “We know that many...
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Hunters with disabilities: Sign up for fall deer hunt by Sept. 1

MADISON, Wis. - The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) reminds eligible disabled hunters hoping to participate in the 2021 gun deer hunt for hunters with disabilities to contact a hunt sponsor to sign up before Sept. 1. According to a press release, nearly 90 sponsors have enrolled thousands of...
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Essential Downtown Madison: Visiting the Capitol City with Children

Downtown Madison is not only home to the state’s Capitol building, governing bodies, and the world-class University of Wisconsin-Madison, but it is truly a Wisconsin destination unlike any other. The downtown Madison isthmus, a small strip of land nestled between Lakes Mendota and Monona, is home to various crowd-pleasing sights, one-of-a-kind restaurants, and unique local events that have put Madison on the map for many a Wisconsin traveler.
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Madison City Council puts a hold on redevelopment of the Wonder Bar, Raemisch Farm

Two controversial redevelopment plans were shot down by the Madison City Council Tuesday night after longstanding opposition from residents. The council unanimously placed the proposed redevelopment of the Wonder Bar and Coliseum Bar at 222-232 Olin Ave. on file without prejudice, following the Plan Commission’s recommendation. The commission denied the request at its July 26 meeting as it did not meet the standards for zoning map amendments.
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Dog rescued from house fire on Madison’s north side

MADISON, Wis. — A dog is safe after a Wednesday morning house fire while no one was home, according to Madison fire officials. Neighbors of the home on Elka Lane called 911 just before 7:30 a.m., and crews were able to put the fire out in about 10 minutes. Nobody...
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5 Bedroom Home in Sun Prairie - $659,500

Why deal with the hassle of building new when you can have this gorgeous custom home now? The exquisite attention to detail is sure to impress. Enjoy cooking in the chef's kitchen with Sub-Zero and Wolf appliances, custom Amish cabinets and Quartz counters. The large pantry with custom cabinets ensures you will never be short on storage. Feel the bliss of morning coffee on the covered porch. Stay organized with the custom cubbies and desk in the mud room and custom closets in all 5 bedrooms. Winters will be cozy with 2 gas fireplaces. Pella windows let in the light and spray foam lining under the fiberglass insulation insures efficient heating and cooling. So many spaces to enjoy with the lower level Rec and game rooms. Pre-plumbed for a future bar area.

Nearly 20 local Madison restaurants to require masks for staff, customers

MADISON, Wis. (WMTV) - Starting next week, nearly 20 locally owned restaurants will begin requiring their staff and all customers wear masks at their establishments. The nineteen locations that make up the Food Fight Restaurant Group (listed below) announced the move on their Facebook page on Thursday. The post explained...