Elroy-Sparta Gravel Pit Approved

Last night a Monroe County committee voted to approve an open pit gravel mine on the Elroy-Sparta Trail along Logan Road in the Town of Wilton. But a lawsuit has been filed and the project’s future is still somewhat in doubt. The Sanitation, Planning and Zoning, and Dog Control Committee voted to approve a conditional [...]

Ben Sollee – Touring by Bicycle

Louisville, KY singer-songwriter Ben Sollee came to the Majestic Theater in Madison last week for the final show of a 10 date, 14-day tour. Unlike most touring musicians he is not arriving by van or bus, instead Ben his band mate Jordon and tour manager Katie were traveling via bicycles for the smartly titled Ditch the Van Tour. The challenge of [...]

Advocacy in action: community opposes Iowa County ordinance

Storystream: Ordinance could mean an end to organized rides in Iowa County Last night, I had the opportunity to testify in front of the Iowa County Transportation Committee at their monthly meeting in Dodgeville, WI. The concern from the community was so poignant that the Committee had to change locations to accommodate a larger audience. [...]