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Madison is once again facing a bleak budget outlook and Mayor Paul Soglin is considering deep cuts throughout city hall. But will the police department be exempt?

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Dylan Brogan

While police have been cracking down on “bad behavior” at the top of State Street this summer, Edgewood High student Brian Schwartz has been swinging in a hammock just down the block. more »

Aug 23, 2016 12:10 PM News

American Family will add musician John Legend to its roster of ambassadors. more »

Aug 18, 2016 1:08 PM News

Too busy to read all the news? No worries. Isthmus has got you covered with Week in Review. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Week in Review

Madison sometimes defies categorization, but we give it a shot every week with the Madison Matrix. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Madison Matrix


Steven Potter

Low-income children rely on free or reduced lunch when school is in session. But what happens on weekends and when summer school is out? Enter MUNCH. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM Snapshot


UW-Madison Office Of Sustainabil

Every year, UW-Madison loses an average of $200,000 from improperly disposed recyclables. Sorting through select piles of trash reveals ways to improve the system. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM News


Carolyn Fath

The trees on Capitol Square have appeared a little off, with their leaves turning colors in mid-summer. They’re suffering from an ailment known as chlorosis. Grounds crews are trying to nurse them back to health. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM News


David Michael Miller

Madison’s soon-to-be closed Oscar Mayer site has a negative value between $10-$20 million. The city hopes to buy it for $1 dollar and find a new use for the site. more »

Aug 18, 2016 5:00 AM News


Steve Petteway

Justice Sonia Sotomayor grew up in poverty to become the first Latina and third woman on the U.S. Supreme Court. Next month, she’ll be the first justice to speak at UW-Madison since Antonin Scalia visited in 2001. more »

Aug 16, 2016 4:03 PM News


Center for Wood Anatomy Research

The wood products industry is worth $150 billion a year, with much of that due to illegal logging of endangered forests. But Madison’s Alex Wiedenhoeft is on the case, helping customs officials sleuth out which trees have been illegally cut. more »

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