Number of food carts down for second year in Madison, according to 2019 city review

MADISON, Wis. – It’s no secret Madisonians take pride in their expansive local food scene. From fancy restaurants run by nationally recognized chefs to beloved food trucks parked outside the farmers’ market Saturday morning, there are plenty of options from which to choose. But lately, there have been fewer of them. The number of food carts is down in Madison, according to the city’s annual food cart review released just this month. It’s the second year in a row the city has seen a decrease in the number of carts participating in the annual review, which is a requirement for those wishing to vend on the Capitol Square or Library Mall. Last year, 53 carts applied, and 49 completed the review. This year, 51 carts applied, and 43 completed the process. In 2017, a record 63 carts completed the review. It’s not all bad news for Madison’s food cart scene: the number of new carts is up from last year’s low of two. Five new carts finished the review: Pete’s Pops, Fancy Roll, Cedar Road Meats, Latino Express, and Sabor Regio. Madison hit a high of 19 new carts in 2016. The main purpose of the annual review is to determine the order in...

Overnight storms leave damage in parts of south central Kansas

An RV at Kansas International Dragway was toppled. Two car windows were blown out and a roof was ripped off in the Valley Center area. Organizers cancelled the Symphony in the Flint Hills after the event site sustained extensive damage. The group organizing the event says tents were blown over and damaged. Volunteers are working to restore the event area. Thousands of customers lost power overnight. Most in Sedgwick and surrounding counties. At one point, there were more than 8,000 people without power. You can track power outages here: Westar Power Outage Map Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station’s FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC’s online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or Dining Car, Fast Food Cart, Fast Food Truck, Hot Dog Trailer – Gangting Dianche,