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Purple Cow Organics doing its part to enrich the earth

Purple Cow Organics doing its part to enrich the earth

When Madison’s long-delayed Central Park officially opened to the public recently, folks may have paused to notice the lush grass roof topping its restroom pavilion. For visitors from the farthest reaches of the Badger State (i.e., anywhere but the “surrounded 77 square miles”), such a feature may have seemed at best an eccentricity and at worst a hippie flashback or fever dream. But for longtime Madisonians, who can’t walk a mile in their comfortable shoes without running into a community garden or a farmers’ market, such unselfconscious nods to sustainability are old hat.

Dane County’s clean lakes initiatives promise high return on investment

Dane County’s clean lakes initiatives promise high return on investment

Dane County Executive Joe Parisi is keenly aware of how important Madison-area lakes are to residents’ quality of life, but he also knows they’re vital to our business community’s future prospects. In fact, if Madison ever hopes to stanch its brain drain and compete for talent with the economically vibrant coasts or with Midwestern Goliaths like Chicago and Minneapolis, the lakes cannot be overlooked.

Is another convention center hotel really necessary?

Is another convention center hotel really necessary?

Various details of the Judge Doyle Square project, especially the parameters of another hotel to serve Monona Terrace Community and Convention Center and the possible use of public financing to build it, may not be cloaked in quite as much secrecy as the Manhattan Project, but they are being held close to the vest.

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ULI expands AnchorBank renovation plans

Truck sales jump in June, car sales down

Zurex Pharma secures $5.1M in financing

East side Sentry closing

Hawaii company acquires Midwestern BioAg

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