VOL. 16  NO. 20 -- OCTOBER 4, 2021


REFLECTIONS/Jonathan Gramling

Jonathan Gramling


I love being involved in the community. It can give one great joy to see some young person who you have known since they were in middle school evolve over time to become a leader in the community. Several issues ago, we did a story on Dr. Rainey Briggs, the newly-hired superintendent of Baraboo schools.

I had known Rainey since he was in middle school and in one of our Madison Urban League programs, Project Jamaa and lived in one of the roughest neighborhoods at the time, Summerset Townhomes. Rainey was also involved with Stephen Blue and the Neighborhood Intervention Program and other community institutions. --READ MORE