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Executive decision: Joe Wineke, the fighter

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 Dane County executive 2011 candidates sound off on facing a challenge

As part of its coverage of the campaign for Dane County executive, Isthmus is asking candidates a series of questions about governance. >More
 Madison Parks Division seeks feedback on long-range plan

At a meeting Tuesday night, Madison Parks Division staff presented a broad summary of its 2011-2016 Parks and Open Spaces Plan. Mary Bean, an east-side Madison resident, summed up her reaction succinctly: "You did a nice overview, but I think it would be helpful if there were more details we could chew on." >More
 Trek helps bring B-cycle bike sharing program to Madison

Starting in May, Madison is expected to have a full-blown bike-sharing program, similar to the service started in Denver and European cities. The program, called B-cycle, is a partnership started by three companies, Trek, the Innovation Center at Humana, and Crispin Porter + Bogusky. It has started programs in Denver, Chicago and Hawaii and has programs are in the works in four other cities, including Madison. >More
 Madison mayoral contenders blow chance to steal show from Soglin, Cieslewicz

Minutes into Thursday's forum for Madison mayoral candidates, moderator John Nichols issued a directive. "This is not," he warned, "going to be a Soglin-Cieslewicz debate." But, as it turned out, two of the other three candidates at the event in downtown Madison didn't put up much of a fight. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidates sound off on land preservation

As part of its coverage of the campaign for Dane County executive, Isthmus is asking candidates a series of questions about governance. >More
 Developers want changes in Madison's Downtown Plan

As Madison's new downtown plan wends its way through the political process, it is sparking a backstage tussle that could have profound implications for future projects. A bevy of local developers and their advocates have reacted badly to the plan, which is now in draft form and headed for adoption this year, and are pressing for changes. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidates sound off on human services

As part of its coverage of the campaign for Dane County executive, Isthmus is asking candidates a series of questions about governance. >More
 Madison police get valuable training in shooter scenarios at CUNA

The first time they made their way down the underground hallway, the Madison Police Department crept cautiously, stealthily training their guns on every doorway. The second time through, officers moved swiftly and purposefully, weapons at the ready. Both trips ended with a round of gunfire. However, the shots fired were blanks, and the rifles toted were merely plastic props in the MPD's active shooter training scenarios staged in the Credit Union National Association Wednesday and Friday. >More
 Dane County executive 2011 candidate introduction: Eileen Bruskewitz

Isthmus sent email questionnaires to each candidate for Dane County executive. Here is what they had to say about themselves, why they're running and what they hope to achieve. >More
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