Author: McKenna Alexander

Virtual summer school enrollment staying steady

MADISON - If you think your student could benefit from some extra education this summer, you have a couple of enrollment options. Wisconsin Virtual Learning has been around since 2003, with students in grades 8-12 able to earn high school…

50 Years of Madison conservation parks

MADISON - With all of April being Earth Month and Earth Day taking place Friday, it's the perfect time to take a look at our local natural environment. The city…

MPD responds to shots fired on Madison's east side

MADISON - No one is injured after Madison police officers were called to the city's southeast side late Wednesday night. According to officials with the Madison Police Department, officers were dispatched at 10:30 p.m. to the 5000 block of Eagle's…

New library series focuses on Black youth

MADISON - Black History Month is now over, but the work to recognize Black voices in our community is never-ending. The Madison Public Library is hosting a new "Healing Labs: All-in Conversations" series. The goal is to create a safe…

Monument to honor past, present Black leaders in Madison

MADISON - The Center for Black Excellence and Culture is one step closer to reality after a million dollar donation was granted on Tuesday. Members of the Center's advisory council said a special monument, included in the plan's renderings, will…

Overnight fire results in $150K of damage

TOWNSHIP OF DUNN - Residents of a home are safe this morning after an overnight fire. According to the Oregon Fire Department, officials were called to a home in the Township of Dunn just before 2 a.m. When they arrived,…

CHD Awareness Week begins in Wisconsin

MADISON - Feb. 7 is the first day of Congenital Heart Disease (CHD) Awareness Week in Wisconsin. While CHD is the most common birth defect, not everyone has heard of…

Oregon home deemed total loss after fire

OREGON - A family is safe after an overnight house fire in Oregon. Dane County Fire and EMS was called to 453 Union Rd. at 9:43 p.m. Friday night. Upon arrival, firefighters found an attic was on fire. All three…

Frozen pipes: how to prevent bursts

MADISON - You've cranked the heat, put on your favorite sweats, and are staying out of the elements. But just because you're safe from freezing this Alert Day, doesn't mean…