Coffee shop owner fights for windsock

Business cited for violating sign ordinance

Motorists on South Park Street over the last decade might have noticed the bright colored orange wind sock known as Wendy flapping in the wind on top of the Cargo Coffee shop, but after 13 years that could all change.

City will not enforce buffer zone ordinance

Provision forbidding people to physically block health care facilities will be enforced

A new Madison ordinance that sets a perimeter around certain areas, like abortion clinics, will not be enforced.

Ordinance in Iowa County may impact bike events

Neighbors concerned about residents, property being mistreated by event participants

A new special events ordinance in Iowa County has some people concerned it could drive away organized bike events.

Living wage bill up for debate

Bill would cut off any funding coming from the state treasury

Care workers who are contracted by Dane County are not happy the state legislature may pass a bill outlawing living wage ordinances in places like Madison.

Ordinance would create demerit system for bars

Bar owner wants open dialogue about how to prevent incidents

A shooting outside a Rock County bar could lead to a new ordinance that could impact liquor licenses for bars in the town of Milton with a possible demerit system.

Madison's fireworks regulations tight

Few firecrackers allowed within city limits

While fireworks may be the first thing to come to mind during the Fourth of July, Madison ordinance strictly prohibits certain kinds of pyrotechnics within its city limits.

Monona anti-bullying ordinance first of its kind

Law enforcement can ticket parents if kids are repeat bullies

A new city of Monona ordinance focusing on anti-bullying is a first-of-its-kind. Parts of it allow law enforcement to ticket parents if their kids are repeat bullies.