Articles by John K. Wilson

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The Wisconsin State Capitol is the center of state government and the center of Madison, with streets and avenues converging from every direction at the Capitol Square. But how did that particular spot become one of the most important places in the state?
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It's on the flag. It's the mascot of the state's biggest university. And back in 1957, lawmakers put the badger into state law as Wisconsin's official animal. But why?