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How Madison Became the Home of the Badgers
The badger has been UW-Madison’s namesake mascot since 1889, but Wisconsin was actually dubbed the “Badger State” decades prior, and not bec...
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Madison’s Best Burritos
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✨ How to Live Your Best Madison Life
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The Difference Between the Town and the City of Madison
When you say “Madison,” are you talking about the Town of Madison or the City of Madison? Because there’s a difference.
How to Find Out What’s Going On With Madison’s Local Government
There are plenty of ways to keep tabs on and get involved with local government.
Where to Find Public Lactation Spaces in Madison
Here's a map of places to pump across the isthmus.
Understanding Dane County Government
Dane County has its own local government that is different from the City of Madison.