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Wisconsin Historical Society celebrates LGBTQ+ changemakers

This year, the Wisconsin Historical Society marks its 175th year of collecting, preserving and sharing history. They're sharing stories of the changemakers and visionaries in our state that you might not have heard before. To celebrate June being Pride Month, the historical society has added eight new stories about history makers in the LGBTQ+ community.

The untold story of Nirvana in Madison

The story of Nirvana's time in Madison shortly before the band made it big has never been documented in full detail -- until now. For Madison Magazine's July issue, Freelance Writer Kurt Stream tells the story of Madison's pivotal role in the band's success.

Farmers' Market returns to Capitol Square Saturday

During the pandemic many people did not get their dose of spicy cheese bread, but the wait is almost over. The Dane County Farmers' Market returns to the Capitol Square this Saturday for the first time in over a year.

Mary Ann Wacker

MADISON – Mary Ann Wacker, age 67, passed away after a courageous two-year battle with cancer on Wednesday, June 16, 2021.

Brett A. Larson

August 29, 1989 - June 12, 2021 / An obituary is pending at this time.

Alfredo Casarez Jr.

MADISON, WI / SAN ANTONIO, TX – Alfredo Casarez Jr., age 54, reunited with his sister on Sunday, June 13, 2021.

Barbara Jean Hanson

VERONA - Barbara Jean Hanson, age 80, of Verona, passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at St. Mary's Hospital.

Beverly M. Stoughton

MADISON - Beverly M. “Bev” Stoughton passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021, at Agrace HospiceCare in Fitchburg, Wis., at the age of 101.

Randall Kim Breed

MADISON - Randall Kim Breed, 42, of Madison, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, June 10, 2021.

Ronald L. Schmid

Belleville, WI - Ronald L. Schmid, age 87 passed away on Tuesday, June 15, 2021 at the William S. Middleton Memorial VA Hospital in Madison, WI.