Carolyn Fath

There are already so many reasons to hate big box stores, but here’s one more: Thanks to a 2008 state Supreme Court decision, retailers can sue to slash their property assessment, passing the tax burden to ordinary citizens. Read more

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Monona East Side Business Alliance Executive Director Kristie Schilling revived a struggling organization when she stepped into her role in 2015. But that’s nothing compared to what she overcame early in life. Read more

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Do you know what’s in Monona and what’s not? Clip and save our handy cheat-cheat. Read more

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Linda Falkenstein

If “Mo” equals Monona, you’ll definitely be eating well. A roundup of where and what to eat in Madison’s neighbor to the east. Read more



David Michael Miller

Our cover story this week is all about Monona. Staff writer Dylan Brogan talks to Mayor Mary O’Connor about what makes this small city tick. Read more

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On July 24, Monona approved an agreement with Galway Companies to redevelop the area along the Yahara River, just north of the Beltline. The 20-acre site is triangle bordered by Bridge Road, West Broadway and the river. Read more

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Wisconsin Historical Society

Where did Monona come from? The town of Blooming Grove, of course. It was also once a center for bootlegging and prostitution. Read more

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Lauren Justice

​Broacasting from Monona City Hall, the “Voice of Monona” provides opportunities for citizen input. Read more

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  • Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    Beth Skogen

    Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

    A scene from "Alice in Wonderland" by Dance Wisconsin.