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  Madison (town), Wisconsin
The racial makeup of the town was 62.01% White, 15.53% Black or African American, 0.87% Native American, 4.68% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 11.91% from other races, and 4.94% from two or more races.
In the town the population was spread out with 18.7% under the age of 18, 22.7% from 18 to 24, 38.9% from 25 to 44, 15.1% from 45 to 64, and 4.6% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the town was $29,766, and the median income for a family was $37,518.
www.seattleluxury.com /encyclopedia/entry/Madison_(town),_Wisconsin   (377 words)

  
 History of Madison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The arrival of William Lee and Charles Walker in the Dakota Territory in 1870 led to the establishment of the town of Madison on the southwest side of Lake Madison.
This led to the development of the town of Herman on the northeast shore of the lake, which was platted in 1878.
Considerable rivalry and bickering ensued between Madison and Herman about the county seat designation until in the dark of one night, the county safe was mysteriously moved to the center of Madison.
www.madison.sd.us /history/index.htm   (1011 words)

  
 Madison (town), Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madison is a town in Dane County, Wisconsin, United States.
The town, although once larger, is now completely surrounded by the much larger City of Madison.
The per capita income for the town was $17,738.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madison_(town),_Wisconsin   (383 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Madison was incorporated as a village in 1846, with a population of 626.
Madison's Wisconsin Public Radio station, WHA, was one of the very first radio stations in the nation to begin broadcasting, and remains the longest continuously broadcasting station in the country.
The Wisconsin State Capitol dome, closely based on the dome of the U.S. Capitol, is the jewel of the Madison skyline, and is visible throughout the Madison area due to its position on the ridgeline of the isthmus (and a state law that limits building heights within one mile of the structure).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Madison,_Wisconsin   (6332 words)

  
 In Madison, Wis., the King of Quirks
According to America's list makers, Madison is also one of the friendliest, best-designed, healthiest, most literate, best-wired little cities in the country, with the best biking, canoeing and hotel rooms under $125.
Madison was already a Midwest center for arts and culture when native son W. Jerome Frautschi and his wife Pleasant Rowland, creator of the American Girl dolls, decided to donate a record-breaking $200 million to expand the downtown center.
I head back downtown to the Wisconsin Historical Museum, across the street from the Capitol, and encounter a life-size rendering of a cow that is standing on nuts, bolts and rivets.
www.washingtonpost.com /wp-dyn/content/article/2005/04/29/AR2005042900607_pf.html   (2183 words)

  
 Welcome to the Town of Verona, Verona, WI
The Town of Verona is a community centered in the southern part of the state of Wisconsin.
As a local unit of government within the County of Dane, the town is situated on the southwestern edge of Wisconsin's state capital--Madison.
The Town's bulletin board is a monthly overview of local government topics, matters related to services provided by the town staff and links to the 'rest of the story'.
www.town.verona.wi.us   (179 words)

  
 Up the Downstair: Madison Is Not a Polka Town
Wisconsin also boasted a number of radio stations (WAUN of Kewaunee, WTKM of Hartford, and WIBU of Pynette among them) and record labels that specialized in the music such as Milwaukee's Pfau, Sauk City's Cuca, Willard's RY, and Frankville's HD.
Perusing the Wisconsin Polka Music webpage reveals no bands from the Madison area; no dances nor festivals here; no Madison radio stations that play polka; and no organizations dedicated to the music.
The lone Madison entry is for the Essen Haus in the Halls & Ballrooms section.
www.upthedownstair.net /2006/06/madison-is-not-polka-town.html   (1961 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin, with its population of 208,000, is the second largest city in Wisconsin.
Madison is also considered the bike capital of the Midwest because it has more bikes than cars and over 100 miles of bike trails.
Madison is a vibrant college town, and there are many activities to keep people, both young and old, satisfied and entertained.
www.citytowninfo.com /places/wisconsin/madison   (838 words)

  
 No. 28647-B
It is the opinion of the Town that the termination of Christian Thomsen does not violate the contract where an employee has admitted the physical inability to perform the essential functions of the position.
At the mediation session, the Town was represented by Attorney Kirk Strang and WPPA was represented by WPPA Representative Urso.
WPPA Representative Urso and Town Attorney Strang agree that the "Memorandum of Understanding" accurately reflects the settlement which was reached at the mediation session of January 17, 1995.
www.wisbar.org /res/wercd/1997/28647-b.htm   (4670 words)

  
 Madison, Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Wisconsin's first capitol was in Belmont, a town southwest of Madison.
Here is a picture of the second state capitol, built in Madison on the spot where today's capitol is located.
It was soon decided that this second building was too small, and so a third capitol was built on the same spot in 1857.
www.madison.k12.wi.us /elib/dmc/8694/004_03.html   (129 words)

  
 Wisconsin Towns Association
Wisconsin Town Law Forms are produced by the Revisor of Statutes Bureau and are numbered according to the statutory section to which each form applies
Executive Director Rick Stadelman has advised town and village officials to become acquainted with 2005 Wis. Act 451 (SB 681), which became effective for most provisions as of July 1, 2006 and will therefore be applicable for the September and November 2006 elections.
Wisconsin’s electric transmission network is a cornerstone of sustained economic growth and quality of life in our state.
www.wisctowns.com   (2083 words)

  
 Small Town
Wisconsin is essentially a series of small towns.
The only exception is Madison, which George Carlin calls "the third coast," and which a candidate for governor once called "54 square miles surrounded by reality." Madison is a college town, home to the University of Wisconsin, and there you can eat at restaurants with names most Wisconsinites cannot pronounce.
For those of you from Wisconsin - laugh; for those who are no longer in Wisconsin - reminisce; and for those of you are just lucky enough to know someone from WI, maybe this will help you understand them a bit better.
www.bratwurstpages.com /smalltown.html   (920 words)

  
 Madison Ballet
Founded in 1981 as Wisconsin Dance Ensemble, the organization was, for many years, known solely for its presentation of the timeless holiday favorite, The Nutcracker.
Performances took place in the Madison Civic Center and live accompaniment by the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra and Madison Youth Choirs was added over time.
Madison Ballet is uniquely positioned among local arts and youth groups to combine the professional performing arts with a youth development focus.
www.madison.com /communities/madisonballet/pages/history.php?php_page_set=0   (294 words)

  
 Welcome to the Official City of Madison, Wisconsin website
Madison residents can easily report issues such as potholes, graffiti and snow removal.
7/26/06: Town of Burke, Village of De Forest, City of Sun Prairie and City of Madison Cooperative Plan
The City of Madison Adopted Operating and Capital Budgets
www.ci.madison.wi.us   (171 words)

  
 Town of Middleton Government
The Town of Middleton is governed by a Town Board of five (5) elected representatives and an appointed Clerk Administrator and Treasurer.
A Summary and General Overview of Town Subdivision, land use and development regulations.
Town of Middleton polling place is the Town Hall at 7555 Old Sauk Road in Verona, Wisconsin.
www.town.middleton.wi.us /govt   (225 words)

  
 Town of Summit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Town of Summit is located along Interstate 94 in western Waukesha County, Wisconsin.
The Town's location provides for outdoor recreational activities and state parks at the doorstep of its residents.
The Town includes a variety of quality housing developments and excellent school districts, with many shopping and dining opportunities within a short drive.
www.summittown.org   (153 words)

  
 Getaway Wisconsin - Town Frame - Madison   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Tall green spruces, shaggy birch trees, and extensive gardens surround the house, gazebo, and lily pond to frame views of meadows, water and woods.
Frequently named one of the nation's finest communities in which to live and play, Wisconsin's vibrant capital city and picturesque surrounding towns offer visitors the best of all worlds: incredible natural beauty, stimulating cultural offerings, distinctive restaurants and shops, and an irreverent spirit of fun.
Built on an isthmus between lakes Monona and Mendota, Madison is renowned for its beautiful scenery.
www.getawaywisconsin.com /maptowns/madisonframe.html   (196 words)

  
 Madison Area History
The "Lost Madison Collection" features 30 framed photographs of Madison buildings which for one reason or another were demolished.
A History of Madison, the Capital of Wisconsin; Including the Four Lake Country; to July, 1874, with an Appendix of Notes on Dane County and Its Town by Daniel Durrie.
Exhibit of Madison history from the Wisconsin State Historical Society in honor of the city's sesquicentennial.
www.madisonpubliclibrary.org /history/index.html   (974 words)

  
 Greater Madison Convention & Visitor Bureau
Madison Repertory Theatre celebrates the art of the playwright by once again bringing plays-in-process to the stage.
This year, for the first time, the focus is on plays by Wisconsin writers, with themes that celebrate our great state.
In autumn, the Madison area not only boasts brilliant shades of red, orange and yellow, but also offers plenty of great seasonal attractions and activities.
www.visitmadison.com   (194 words)

  
 Madison, Dane Co.
Near the southern corner of the Capitol square, the Court House of Dane county, a large structure of lime-stone, containing commodious rooms for courts and county officers, is built.
The site of the town was located as early as 1833 by James Duane Doty, afterwards Governor of the Territory, and more recently Member of Congress; and the village plat was made out by his direction in 1836.
Several causes operated to retard the prosperity of Madison until 1847, since which time it has gradually and healthfully increased in growth, wealth, and population.
www.wisconsinhistory.org /dictionary/index.asp?action=view&term_id=5368&letter=M   (857 words)

  
 Paddling Destination - Madison, Wisconsin.
Downtown Madison is situated on a slender isthmus between Lake Mendota and Lake Monona.
When standing at the Wisconsin capitol building, you’re only one-third of a mile from a put-in on either of the natural lakes.
These selfsame ideas have led the remainder of Wisconsin to refer to the socio-intellectual experiment that is Madison as “60 square miles surrounded by reality.” Playful banter aside, Madison is the cerebral hub of Wisconsin, and the university is highly respected throughout academia, Playboy be damned.
www.canoekayak.com /features/stories/madisoncitydestination/index.html   (981 words)

  
 Madison Magazine :: The Magazine of Lifestyle and Business :: Madison, Wisconsin
Although Madison has more to offer its residents and guests than is possible to fit within these pages, the Madison and Vicinity Guide offers a wonderful overview of some of the most beautiful and exciting spots in this Midwestern town.
Madison’s essences can be felt throughout the city, as well as the surrounding suburbs and communities, and only continues to grow.
Madison is a great place to visit and live.
www.madisonmagazine.com /visitorguide   (440 words)

  
 Wisconsin - Madison Mortgage Quotes and Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A quintessential university town, Madison, Wisconsin, offers both young and old residents something of which to be proud.
This progressive town, with a population of 215,211, is experiencing record growth as more people flock to Madison to take advantage of its fine cultural amenities, employment opportunities, and cosmopolitan atmosphere.
Residents of Madison earn a median household income of $41,941, with much of the city’s economy derived from its thriving retail trade, professional careers, and education.
www.refinancelane.com /madison.html   (341 words)

  
 Madison Wisconsin Contra Dance Schedule
The Madison Contra Dance Co-op in cooperation with Folklore Village hosts a yearly music and dance festival in September at Folklore Village Farm.
Gates of Heaven Synagogue: 302 E. Gorham, Madison, WI (The small stone building at the west end of James Madison Park on Lake Mendota, the end of the park nearest the capitol)
Memorial Union: 800 Langdon Street, Madison, WI (At the north end of Park Street at Langdon St. overlooking Lake Mendota on the University of Wisconsin Campus)
sprott.physics.wisc.edu /dances.htm   (1305 words)

  
 Media Matters - O'Reilly's Midwestern Yuletide smear tour rolls on to "Madison, Wisconsin, where you expect those ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
As Media Matters for America noted, O'Reilly targeted another Midwestern town on the December 9 broadcast of his nationally syndicated radio show, The Radio Factor, falsely claiming that Saginaw, Michigan, "opposes red and green clothing on anyone." His assertion was vehemently denied by township officials; the township hall is adorned in red and green lights.
I mean, this is not Madison, Wisconsin, where you expect those people to be communing with Satan up there in the Madison, Wisconsin, media.
Madison is a city of over 200,000 people.
mediamatters.org /items/200512140012   (1725 words)

  
 Madison jobs - Wisconsin jobs - Milwaukee jobs - Green Bay jobs - Kenosha jobs - Racine jobs - Appleton jobs - Waukesha ...
Madison ranks second in the nation in per capita book purchases.
Anchor BanCorp Wisconsin, Inc., incorporated into a holding company on March 18, 1992, and went public July 15, 1992.
Its wholly-owned subsidiary is AnchorBank, fsb, headquartered in Madison, Wisconsin.
www.jobsinmadison.com   (461 words)

  
 Madison Wisconsin Real Estate
Between performances by the Madison Repertory Theater, Madison Opera and Madison Symphony, touring productions at Overture Center for the Arts, and a full schedule of performances at the University of Wisconsin-Madison's many venues, there is world-class entertainment to be found just about any night.
Madison was recently recognized by A and E Network as one of the "Top Ten Cities To Have It All," Madison continually ranks as one of the best places to live, work and play in the United States.
Housing is plentiful and the choices almost limitless in Madison, from a downtown "pad" to a suburban home with a large lot, Madison offers it all.
www.relocate-america.com /states/WI/cities/madison.htm   (622 words)

  
 Madison Wisconsin
Madison and its surrounding communities offer the perfect combination of small town charm and urban sophistication to visitors and residents alike.
We invite you to experience the beauty of the season with a walk or bike ride along one of the area’s hundreds of miles of paths or by taking a scenic drive to one of Madison’s inviting neighboring communities, each with their own unique personality.
Madison offers families plenty of free or low-cost activities, from one of the nation’s few remaining free zoos to lush botanical gardens and a host of museums.
www.wistravel.com /cities_in_wisconsin/madison_wisconsin   (363 words)

  
 Adventure Tours Madison WI Wisconsin + National Parks - City Guide
Wisconsin State Capital Building 4 E Capitol Square, Madison, WI 53702,
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art 227 State Street, Madison, WI 53703, Located in the Overture Center for the Arts,
, Formerly the Madison Art Center, The Madison Museum of Contemporary Art is "a nonprofit, independent organization that exists to exhibit, collect and preserve, and interpret modern and contemporary art." It features changing exhibits of contemporary 20th century artists.
www.discoverourtown.com /WI/Madison/Attractions-810.html   (200 words)

  
 Classes & Events in Madison, Wisconsin   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Aromatherapy is the use of natural aromatic plant oils in the pursuit of well-being.
CPR and First Aid are fundamental techniques, which are taught to prepare the student to provide a safe and conscious professional practice, with readiness to assist the client in emergency situations.
Psychocalisthenics¨ from the Arica¨ method are being taught as warm-up and stretching exercises and to increase oxygen flow through the student's body.
www.windemere.org /madison.asp   (3621 words)

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