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In addition, archives of complete print-edition issues of the Northside News are indexed here.


Look! Spring is coming to a prairie near you
Black History Month celebrated
What’s SUP at Paddleboard Specialists this spring?
Meet the farmers of the Cherokee Marsh watershed
Northside welcomes Jacob Tisue, new Warner Park Community Recreation Center facilities manager

Emerald ash borer confirmed in Madison
Northside groups collaborate to provide fresh foods, job training
Granite Ridge offers great community spaces
Carp harvested from Cherokee Marsh in November 2013
Students at Vera ­­Court are rising to the occasion

December 2013/January 2014
FEED manager helps launch a new era for local food entrepreneurs
Reclaiming the wetland of Warner Park
Vera Court celebrates safer streets
Nature exploring from a worm’s eye view
“Granny flats” make a comeback in Madison


Iron Pagoda Athletic Club opens
Oct. 24 summit to launch Youth Council
Meet Mandy Shipler, a FEED Kitchens user
Living peacefully with foxes in the duck pond
Northside Winter Market

Troy Gardens: A grassroots vision for agriculture, community gardens, natural areas and housing becomes a national urban land use model
Northsider loses son to gambling addiction, works to raise awareness
Fifth-grader and Honor Flight vet meet at WWII memorial
A passion for cooking
La passion por cocinar
New Lake View Hill water tower: an eco-cultural catalyst?

Brentwood comes together to provide activities for area children
Move your money from Wall Street to Sherman Avenue
Northside Youth Council looking for new members
Changes in store for July 3 Rhythm & Booms
Why not in Minot? Volunteers make fourth trip to help flood victims

Changes coming to North Sherman Avenue
Northside massage therapist delivers healing touch to Cambodian orphans suffering from HIV and AIDS
FEED Kitchens breaks ground
More Sunday Suppers to celebrate Northside in 2013
Youth Council plans empowerment summit

Alder Candidates for District 12 – We have a race
Fordem Avenue site considered for housing homeless individuals 
DAIS passes half-way point in capital campaign
Growing children with vegetables: The ABC’s of a school gardens partnership
Lake View Elementary moves learning outside

December 2012/January 2013
The stars shine bright at the 10th Annual North Star Awards
Carmen Porco receives High Impact North Star Award
Lake View Hill Park became temporary home to the homeless in November
FEED Kitchens: New location and new timeline for completion
Holiday gifts that give back to the Northside


Northside youth hit the jackpot this summer with three new playgrounds

Northside Economic Development Coalition tout Northside assets

Wheeler Road retention ponds project to be completed this fall

Nonprofits: The extra set of hands that make a community tick

Congratulations to Alianza Latina – OutReach’s Organization of the Year

Welcome! Ride the Drive Northside
State of the Northside – Who are we and what do we want for the future?
The dawning of a new DAIS
Countryside Montessori Preschool has served Northside children for 20 years
Gardening for good: Everybody belongs, everybody contributes

So how are things going, really?
Steve Stricker designates funds from The Presidents Cup to VSA Wisconsin
Madison’s Northside hidden park gems

Northside business landscape is progressing

Goodman Community Center and GroundWorks build a partnership and grow a youth garden in Madison

Capital Campaign will help FEED Kitchens break ground this year

Community Centers help close the achievement gap
Habitat for Humanity builds houses that compliment neighborhoods
Brothers grow a “budding” business
Little Free Library
Community Support Network welcomed to Northside

The Golf Affect launches Northside literacy network effort

Celebrate Northside News issue #100!
Northside community enjoyed chili on chilly night walk

Design impact and color inspiration for your home

Northside art teacher wins exclusive national honors


December 2011/January 2012
Madison Mallards wins the 2011 Special High Impact Award
Ale Asylum to build new microbrewery on Northside
Jewelers Workshop gives Domestic Abuse Intervention Services a big Northside welcome
Wild places can renew the spirit
The Stars Continue to Shine on the Northside
Vera Court Neighborhood Center: Stimulus for positive change

Dreaming up FEED Kitchens; final concept design
Community GroundWorks Good Food Garden Party: zero-waste event
Coffee Gallerie grand reopening set for October
Domestic Abuse Intervention Services (DAIS) to move to Fordem Avenue
Northside-based band reaches out to benefit flooding victims
New Brentwood Village Community Coalition takes root
A fund to help Northsiders realize their goals for higher education

Fire devastates Boomerangs Resale Store
Founders of The River Food Pantry receive prestigious award
Northside Economic Development Coalition is rolling
Prestigious Door Knocker Award given to Robert L. Beilman House
Wild Warner’s Water World
Growing together school and community garden

FEED Kitchens Project Receives Grant from Madison Community Foundation
New seed loans for Northside small businesses
Proposed storage facility on Troy Drive sparks controversy
Redistricting to occur for the Northside’s supervisory and alderman districts, 12 and 18
Service learning trip expands horizons of Sherman Middle School seventh graders
Northside families overcome obstacles to realize American dream of home ownership

Highway 113 to undergo long-awaited construction starting in late April

Local non-profit brings affordable bikes to the Northside
FORWARD Office Suites opening soon on the Northside
Outgoing District 18 alderperson Michael Schumacher reflects on past 4 years

Kennedy Heights Community Center receives national art grant for ‘On the Borderline’ project

The Northside Farmers Market 2011 season starts May 1

Northside Planning Council awarded Buy Local, Buy Wisconsin Grant
Pierce’s helps River Food Pantry
Neighborhood examines Wiggie’s security plan
Savidusky’s credits strong family tradition for success
SOHO offers free resources for small business owners


December 2010/January 2011
VSA Wisconsin moving to NorthGate Shopping Center

Common Council approves $432,000 for Northside Independent Living facility

We’re building everyone’s kitchen

NPC and SOHO partner on entrepreneurial program
The Northside Planning Council: Your community organization
Meet the Principals

Celebrating entrepreneurs and small businesses
Noshing on the Northside

Completion of Sherman Avenue resurfacing planned

More land purchased for Cherokee Marsh